Under Supervision with Michelle Collins, LCMFT
JaNay (pronouns: she/her/hers) joins Asé as a counseling intern from Washington, DC. She lives in Baltimore and is currently pursuing her Clinical Mental Health Counseling licensure. She has obtained her Masters in Psychology with a concentration in Child & Adolescent Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and a Bachelors from Loyola University Maryland.
JaNay has over 4 years of experience working in Baltimore City with youth survivors of sexual traumas. She also has experience working with clients who have complex traumas and behavioral difficulties. She has an interest in continuing her work with youth and families to promote healthy family communication and connection. She intends to expand her work to include couples and individual therapy as well.
JaNay is also an ally to the LGBTQ+ community and loves working with clients within this community to deepen their understanding of themselves, aid in their ability to advocate for their needs, and to be heard. JaNay believes advocacy and acknowledgement of every client is important in the work that she does.
Her passion is to use integrative approaches with youth and their families to promote better outcomes when coping with mental, physical, social, and emotional distress. JaNay has experience using Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral therapy approaches in her work.