Jantrell holds a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Southern University and A&M College. Jantrell prides herself on the relationships and rapport she builds with her clients and views herself as a change agent in the mental health and substance abuse field. Jantrell believes that the counselor- client relationship is imperative to the counseling process and yielding positive results.
Jantrell encourages her clients to express their thoughts and concerns pertaining to their presenting issue and to successfully make goals towards finding a solution. Jantrell approaches counseling from a mixed methods perspective in that different theories may be used, such as: Transgenerational Theory, Transactional Analysis Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychoanalytic Theory, Behavior Modification, Person Centered Therapy, Gestalt Therapy and Adlerian Therapy.
Before working at Woodlake, Jantrell worked in the East Baton Rouge School System as an intern for ICARE which provides prevention education to students in public, parochial, and private schools in the areas of alcohol, tobacco, other drugs, violence, crisis response and management.
Jantrell is currently pursuing her Doctorate of Philosophy in Counselor Education and Supervision at The University of Holy Cross in New Orleans, LA and is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.
In her spare time, Jantrell enjoys cooking meals for family and friends, shopping and traveling. Her core belief and philosophy in life is to do unto others as you would have them do unto you.