Jamia Jenkins, LCPC, ICDVP, NCC

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Education

  • School:
    Roosevelt University
  • Degree:
    Master of Arts in Clinical Professional Psychology
  • Additional Certificates:

    Illinois Certified Domestic Violence Professional (ICDVP)
    National Certified Counselor (NCC)

Languages

  • English

Graduating from Roosevelt University with honors and receiving a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Professional Psychology, Jamia R. Jenkins began her career in the Psychology/Mental Health field in 2010. After obtaining her degree, she earned her Professional Counseling Licensure, National Counseling Certification, Illinois Certification as a Domestic Violence Professional, and Professional Clinical Licensure as a Psychotherapist.

Jamia specializes in working with adolescents, young adults, and adults with a wide range of socio-emotional and behavioral concerns. With her innate passion for helping people, mental health, and assisting people in navigating through life’s most challenging transitions, Jamia gained clinical expertise and nurtured therapeutic specialties primarily focused on Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy, addressing anxiety, trauma/stress, behavioral and depressive related disorders.

Jamia obtained diverse clinical experience through her previous roles: a Court/Community therapist for two Domestic Violence shelters, a Clinical Youth Therapist for specialized foster care, and a Mental Health Clinician for severely mentally ill inmates with the Illinois Department of Corrections. Currently, Jamia practices as a Behavioral Health Clinician for Planned Parenthood of IL, providing crisis management, short-term counseling, and Transgender Health support services. 

Jamia offers individual, couples, and family therapy sessions, incorporating an empathic, relational and client-centered approach, recognizing that the client is the expert of their life and the mental/emotional health support received can serve as a vital cornerstone to their healing journey.  Jamia values the significance of establishing healthy rapport, care, and trust in treatment, understanding those essential elements are fundamental to the foundation of the therapeutic relationship, and fosters a genuine client experience in achieving their goals for healing and progression.

Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Cash/Private Pay
  • Cofinity
  • MultiPlan
  • The Alliance
  • Ulliance EAP
We verify your insurance benefits and will provide you with a cost estimate prior to your first session.

Issues

  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Life Transitions
  • Marriage
  • Mood Disorders
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Social Anxiety
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues

Communities

  • Bisexual Allied
  • Body Positivity
  • Cancer
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Intersex Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Sex Worker Allied
  • Sex-Positive / Kink Allied
  • Transgender Allied
  • Veterans

Specialties

  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Gender Dysphoria

Session Types

  • Couples
  • Family Therapy with Adults
  • Family Therapy with Kids
  • Individuals

Age Specialty

  • (14 to 19) Adolescents / Teenagers
  • (20 to 64) Adults
  • (65+) Elders

Types of Therapy

  • Christian Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Eclectic
  • Holistic Counseling
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Person-Centered
  • Reality Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused

Faith-Based Therapy

  • Christian