Janelle Takyi-Micah is a doctoral level extern pursuing her PsyD from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Washington DC. Janelle is originally from Oklahoma City and double majored at the University of Central Oklahoma in Forensic Science and Psychology. She is passionate about working with children and all individuals that make up a family unit and is training to specialize in psychological assessment and therapy.
Janelle has worked with children and families from many diverse backgrounds. Janelle’s experience includes working within the Department of Human Services as a social worker, helping at-risk children and families involved in the foster care system. Additionally, she worked as a behavioral therapist doing therapy with children diagnosed with Autism. Her proudest accomplishment was being a prior therapeutic foster parent and believes in the power of a healthy therapeutic relationship between a clinician and their clients.
Janelle is an advocate for whole person health and places emphasis on physical and mental wellness. By completing her externship requirements with Capital Psychotherapy, Janelle hopes to gain a more in-depth and enriching experience working with even more diverse psychological conditions and expand her clinical knowledge through her work on our team.