Jamelah Chatmon-Lester, Psy.D

Jamelah Chatmon-Lester is a dedicated therapist that actively engages in offering both individual and group therapy while co-facilitating Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOPs).

Driven by a fervent commitment to fostering healing and empowering individuals to live purposefully, Jamelah integrates a diverse range of therapeutic perspectives into her practice. Her approach draws from existential, family systems, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and psychodynamic frameworks.

Having graduated from Buffalo State College with a BA in Psychology and subsequently earning a master’s degree in psychology from Ashford University, Jamelah is currently a graduate of Calsouthern University, having recently graduated with her PsyD in Clinical Psychology. She recently completed a dissertation focused on infertility, mental health, and social relationships, slated for defense in early 2024.

Driven by a profound passion for addressing religious trauma, LGBTQ+ issues, and advocating for mental health inclusivity, Jamelah is dedicated to serving diverse communities, including communities of color. She remains deeply committed to enhancing cultural competence within mental health care and actively contributes to ensuring accessibility and support for all communities.

Her expertise lies in working with children dealing with behavioral disorders, ADHD, family and couples therapy, as well as internalizing and externalizing disorders.

In her clinical practice, Jamelah embraces a trauma-informed care approach, emphasizing a compassionate and collaborative counseling style. Her aim is to foster hope, resilience, unconditional positive regard, and healing within her clients.

"I am learning every day to allow the space between where I am and where I want to be to inspire me and not terrify me." - Tracee Ellis Ross

Jamelah Chatmon-Lester, MA Pre-Doctoral Psychology Intern

Contact

Address:
8224 Mentor Ave. Suite 208
Mentor, Ohio 44060

Email:
jchatmon@behavioralwellnessgroup.com

Phone:
440.392.2222

Fax:
440.565.2349

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