JThurmanBio

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Jama Thurman is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in private practice in Fort Myers, FL  (www.lifechanginggrowth.com). She moved to Fort Myers in 2013 to be closer to her family.
She had a private counseling practice called Lifechanging Counseling in Manassas, VA (DC suburbs) for 10 years.
She specializes in working with divorced women and teenagers/young adults who are struggling with depression, anxiety, stress, ADD/ADHD, and career issues.
She grew up in Illinois, but has also lived in Nevada, Texas, and Virginia prior to moving to Florida, where she plans to stay since she loves the sunshine and the beach!
She brings a unique perspective to her counseling with an undergraduate degree in engineering from the University of Illinois. She completed graduate school in counseling at Dallas
Theological Seminary, and also offers Christian counseling in her practice. She has work experience with the Federal Government, local government, teaching as a middle school math teacher and SAT prep tutor, non-profit organizations, psychiatrist office, and many other places during her professional career. She enjoys helping people find their strengths, learn coping skills and strategies, and make positive life changes. She believes that there is hope, change is possible
and counseling can help!