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Jamila Bates



Jamila Bates is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with an M.S. in the Mental Health Counseling from Manhattan College and a B.A. in Sociology from The George Washington University. She has worked in numerous educational and community settings in the US, Morocco and Thailand.

In her counseling she works to provide a safe place for her clients to speak about their life experiences and beliefs in a non-judgmental environment. Working along with her clients to explore themes, patterns, behaviors, and thoughts that have developed over time through a systemic approach. Therapeutically she is interested in working with people on navigating life’s transitions, helping people form stronger connections with themselves and others, navigating anxiety/ depression and coping with racism. The therapeutic framework she utilizes are CBT and Existential therapy.

In her personal life, she enjoys traveling, watching women and men’s basketball, ceramics and going to live concerts.