A community of sex trafficking survivors...

who are so much more than their trauma

Need emergency referral, a group, or just support?

Email us or text 202-735-1252

for information on volunteering and donations


If you are interested in hosting a survivor led:

education, life skills, or therapeutic group

training, consultation, or workshop

Our Services

Support group intake form HERE


Call or text 202-735-1252

Located in Washington, D.C. area (confidential location)

Email drbeth@restoringivycollective.org

Instagram @restoring_ivy_collective

About Us

Dr. Beth and the Origin of the RIC

From sexual assault and trauma, to sex trafficking and addiction, to pregnancy, and ultimately finding a way back to myself. We are more than just our trauma and together, we can stand strong.

Research and public awareness

Bowman, M. E. (2022). Vulnerable populations and sex trafficking: An overview of challenges. Chapter in book: Human Trafficking: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 3rd ed.

Bowman, M.E. & Dunn, B. (in process). Empowerment or Exploitation? Ethical engagement of survivor leaders in anti-trafficking organizations. In review, Journal of Interpersonal Violence. Collaboration with Safe House Project.

Reclaim 13 Survivor Art Show


Trauma Informed Yoga with Trafficking Survivors (Anxiety and Depression Association of America)