Jamal is a fan of 12-step recovery programs, and refers clients out to them regularly. He participates in a faith-based 12 step program through a local Church. As a recovering people pleaser Jamal understands the power you give people over your life when you crave their love, respect, acceptance, recognition and approval at all costs.
People pleasing is expensive. It can cost you your feelings of self-worth and respect, your sobriety, mental health, marriage, family, career, anything, or anyone else important to you.
Through individual therapy with Jamal, you can clarify your values and priorities. This will empower you to practice good self-care and live with a greater sense of control over your life. Jamal can teach you how to maintain better boundaries, be more confident in yourself and the decisions you make, even when others don’t agree with, or support you.
Jamal is a dedicated husband, father, leader, friend, and mentor. He works full-time in his private practice as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and enjoys being a small business owner. When he is not working, he enjoys engaging in relationships and activities with family and friends that are life-giving, and sustaining