Janel Blackman


About Me

I am a NYS Licensed Mental Health Counselor who has been working in the field for over ten years. My background includes being trained in a variety of areas including Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Anger Management as well as Disruptive Behavior Disorders. I received both my Bachelor's and Master's Degrees from Medaille College. My Bachelor's Degree is in Child and Youth Services and my Master's Degree is in Mental Health Counseling. I also hold my Trauma Certification from the University of Buffalo's School of Social Work. In addition to these credentials I am also a Licensed Minister going on 2 years. I am very active in my church and am involved in several ministries.

I am committed to providing professional, client-centered services to those in need. I strive to be the catalyst to change for my clients and/or families. Let me help you and your family put the pieces back together again.


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Anger management
  • Self esteem
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Family conflicts , Grief , Parenting issues , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Coaching , ADHD , Abandonment , Caregiver Issues and Stress , Codependency , Commitment Issues , Communication Problems

Clinical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 12

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video


LMHC #18-004185 (Expires: 2023-06-30)

LCMHC #11430 (Expires: 2022-06-30)

Other #NJDCATEMP-037888 (Expires: 2021-09-30)


Written by J.O. on Jul 14, 2021 after counseling with Janel for 2 weeks

This was my first experience with counseling and Janel made me feel completely at ease. Our conversation was very helpful and I’m excited for future sessions.

Written by M.I. on Jul 02, 2021 after counseling with Janel for 4 weeks

Likable and easy to speak with.