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Jama Anthony-Petter


Owner, A New Direction Counselling, Inc


Jama Anthony-Petter is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has provided counseling services through individual therapy, Couple & Marital Therapy, Family therapy, Child & Adolescent Therapy, and Groups for the past 30 years. I have worked in a variety of settings of nonprofit agencies, Employee Assistance Program, school social work, outpatient hospital-Intensive Outpatient Adolescent Group Therapist working with adolescents and their parent, and private practice working with ages 3 and older who are struggling with a variety of challenges and stressors.


Clients describe me as providing comfort and genuine care in the therapy process. I am well versed in various counseling techniques which I provide through a compassionate approach assisting clients with their life journeys and love to watch their courage and they make positive changes within their lives.


Specializations: Adolescents and Children, Communication Issues, Conflict Resolution, Depression, Divorce & Blended Families, Grief & Loss, Inattention & Hyperactivity, Life Transitions and changes, Parenting, Relationships, Self Esteem, Social Skills, Trauma


Treatment Modalities: CBT-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Strength Based Perspective,

Availability: By Appointment


Payment Method: Cash, check


Accepted Insurance Plans: Yes, please contact me for current insurance panels.



MSW, Saint Louis University

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