Trillion Small has a Ph.D. in Clinical Counseling and is an adjunct professor at The University of Texas at Dallas in the Behavioral & Brain Sciences Department. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a certified John Maxwell leadership development strategist. She is also a recent TEDx Speaker. Her talk title is “Overcoming the Fear of Love” where she provides the psychological and neurological perspective of fear; particularly as it relates to love. She spoke at TEDxSMUWomen. Additionally, Trillion is the Founder and Lead Organizer for TEDxFrisco.
She is the owner of Attachment Leadership, LLC where she provides business psychology consulting. She provides customized wellness & leadership development programs, emotional intelligence corporate training, and youth development curriculum. She is also the founder of a new non-profit called, Prepare Academy. They provide mental health services (i.e. counseling, psychoeducation, and training) to underserved youth and developing young adults. Additionally, she is the author of 6 books and the founder of her publishing company, They Speak Publishing.
Trillion is the Texas lead of #Cut50, a national organization co-founded by Van Jones, CNN political commentator. She is also on the Advisory Board of Representative Colin Allred and a board member for Dallas Afterschool as well as AIM Court presided by Judge Brandon Birmingham under the leadership of District Attorney John Creuzot.
Trillion was a runner up for the 2019 Collin County Woman of the Year and she was recognized as Nashville's Black 40 under 40 in 2016. She is a TEDxSMUWomen speaker. Her talk title is "Overcoming the Fear of Love".
She has also been seen on national and international television and heard on several local news and nationally syndicated talk show radio stations such as: CBS, NBS, The Word Network, CTN, American Family Radio, and Total Living Network.