Jamelia Brown, DSW, SUDC IV

Doctor of Social Work, University of Southern California & Substance Used Disorder Certified Counselor IV (#7619)

My name is Jamelia Brown, and I am a Doctor of Social Work, certified substance use disorder counselor, and marriage and family therapy (MFT) Intern. With nearly 15 years dedicated to improving mental health in state prisons, juvenile halls, group homes, shelters, and various other human service settings, I offer my extensive expertise to serve you.  My credential as a Substance Use Disorder Counselor IV is with the California Association of DUI Treatment Programs (CADTP), and I’m also a Certified Anger Management Specialist, Certified Parent Educator, and Certified Shoplifting/Theft Prevention Specialist, equipping me with a blend of skills to address a broad spectrum of challenges proficiently and compassionately.

You will find a safe haven in our therapy sessions where empathy and understanding are paramount. I guide my clients through transformative processes of self-exploration and resilience-building aimed at achieving recovery and holistic well-being. My approach is profoundly nurturing and supportive, fostering an environment where trust flourishes, and true healing can begin. Utilizing a fusion of humanistic methods and tailored strategies, I empower you to reclaim your life and pursue your goals with renewed hope and confidence.

I am passionately committed to building a just and equitable society—one where every individual, regardless of their past challenges, can thrive. If you seek a certified counselor who prioritizes empathy, cultural competency, and personalized care, I am here to walk that path with you. Let’s connect!

Areas of Focus:

  • Intergenerational Trauma
  • System and Justice Impacted
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Co-Occurring Disorders
  • Group Therapy and Peer Support Programs
  • Anger Management
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma and Loss
  • Life Transitions
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Parenting and Family

Therapeutic Approaches:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Psychoeducation
  • 12 Steps Model
  • Holistic and Integrative Approaches
  • Narrative Family Therapy (NFT)
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT)
  • Trauma-Informed Care
  • Resilience Building
  • Strength-Based Therapies
  • Family Dynamics and Conflict Resolution
  • Mindfulness-based substance abuse treatment (MBSAT)

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