Janiel L. Henry, Psy.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist #28724

I embark on a journey with each client toward wellness by working compassionately, empathically, and collaboratively with clients and their families, utilizing an integrative approach informed by a multicultural framework tailored specifically to the needs of each individual, family, or group.  I am most passionate about restoring hope to children, teens and families on their journey to wellness. This includes being an advocate and support within a safe therapeutic relationship by utilizing a relational and strengths-based style. I have witnessed the hope and healing of clients being restored along their path to wellness and optimal functioning and truly delight to see the blossoming of each client’s true, authentic, and unique multi-dimensional self.

Specialties: Empowering women and girls in the areas of developing and maintaining healthy interpersonal relationships, building self-esteem,  positive identity formation, treatment and healing of trauma;  fostering positive body image and holistic view of self, developing healthy coping strategies to manage stress, depression, and anxiety;  promoting utilization of cultural strengths and values to overcome obstacles, heal, and build optimal levels of functioning;  incorporation of faith/spirituality as a coping resource; stress management, cultivation of gratitude,  empowerment to nurture inherent strengths.

Education: Florida School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Tampa: Psy.D. Clinical psychology, concentration child and adolescent psychology, M.A. Clinical Psychology. Oakwood University: B.S. Psychology, counseling emphasis and B.A. Spanish.

Other Experience: Co-creator and co-facilitator of Shine! A girl’s empowerment group, Monrovia, CA. Developed and facilitated Awakening Gratitude and Joy skills group, Monrovia, CA. Volunteer at GIRLS FLY! Southern California.  Postdoctoral training:  School Based Therapist and Clinical Supervisor -Pacific Clinics, Monrovia, CA.  Predoctoral Internship: Child and Family Track-Pacific Clinics APA Accredited Internship. Practicum Training: Insight Wellness, LLC-Private practice, Brandon, FL; Pinellas County School System, Pinellas Park, FL.  Florida Diagnostic and Learning Resources System, Tampa, FL.  Senior Behavioral Therapist/Clinic Administrator: The Riley Behavioral and Educational Center, Huntsville, AL; General Counselor: Ramapo for Children, Rhinebeck, NY.

Mission: To support the growth and development of women and girls’ true and authentic self by building upon strengths and cultivating resilience so that while navigating life, they may not only survive, but thrive with passion, joy, meaning, and determination.