Jamilla L. Herring, M.Ed
Licensed Mental Health Counselor
Jamilla has a passion for helping people reach their mental health goals. She uses evidence-based practices to help clients to improve their thoughts, behaviors, and relationships. Jamilla centers therapy around the use of solution-focused goals determined by each client for a better quality of life.
Jamilla believes that mental health counseling should be tailored to suit individual clients, so she utilizes a range of modalities, which include Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Gestalt Therapy, and Exposure Therapy. She is also a Level 1 Gottman trained therapist, which means she utilizes researched-based theories to help couples manage their conflicts, deepen their connection, and restore their intimacy.
Jamilla’s educational background includes a Master of Science degree in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling and a Master of Science degree in Education from Walden University. She has accumulated a wealth of experience working with families and young adults for nearly two decades. Her experience includes working in schools, churches, and other not-for-profit agencies.
Jamilla specializes in treating adults, teens, and couples who struggle with depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and issues related to intimacy. Jamilla is competent in working with diverse groups regardless of gender, race, religion, including the LGBTQ community.
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