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Hi, I'm Anita (she/her)

While I have been a Licensed Professional Counselor for years, I am joining the Healing Spaces team under the supervision of Dr. Kezia Jackson (MO License #2016035936) as I complete my Doctor of Psychology Degree.

 

I have a deep understanding of the unique challenges faced by individuals dealing with severe mental illness and trauma related to violent crimes. I am here to support you on your journey to well-being.

Take that courageous step forward today – let's walk this path together. You deserve to thrive, and I'm here to support you in finding strength and a brighter future ahead.

Doctoral Level Intern

Supervisor: Dr. Kezia Jackson

Therapy Specialties

Arm Around Shoulder

Empowering Healing from Trauma

In your journey of healing from trauma, it's essential to remember that while an unfortunate event may have happened to you, it doesn't define who you are or your entire story. I specialize in working with victims of crimes, and I believe that you are much more than what you've been through. Our experiences shape us, but they don't limit our potential for growth and the future.

I am here to provide a safe space where you can voice your emotions, process the trauma, and cultivate a newfound sense of empowerment. You deserve to live a life free from the shackles of the past, embracing your worth and rewriting your narrative.

Caregiver Support for Severe Mental Illness

Are you a family member supporting a loved one with severe mental illness? Your unwavering commitment and love can make a significant difference in their journey, but it's essential to remember that you don't have to carry this weight alone. Together, we'll navigate the challenges, find coping strategies, and build a strong support system.

 

Your family's well-being matters, and I'm here to help you thrive amidst the chaos. Take the first step today, and let's embark on this transformative journey together. You deserve to support yourself, while you support your loved one, and I'm dedicated to being there for you and your family every step of the way.

Other Specialities or Areas of Focus: 

Anxiety | Depression | Parenting | Relationships | Trauma and Abuse | Working with Black Women & other POC | Evaluation & Assessment | Life Transitions | Navigating College & Graduate School | Stress 

Empathetic Support for Navigating Life's Challenges

In the midst of life's overwhelming stress and the challenges we face, you don't have to navigate it alone. Together, we can conquer these turbulent times and find solace in the storm.

 

Whether you're grappling with personal struggles or feeling weighed down by the world's turmoil, I am committed to guiding you toward a sense of peace and empowerment. Remember, you are not alone in this journey. Reach out today, and let's embark on a transformative path toward a brighter tomorrow.

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Education

Master of Education (M.Ed.), Clinical Mental Health Counseling

University of Missouri, St. Louis

Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.), Clinical Psychology, In Progress

Ponce Health Sciences University, St. Louis

Clinical Training

Crime Victim Advocacy

Multicultural Counseling

Professional Affiliations

Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi)

National Board for Certified Counselors

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