Jabarey Wells, MA
Jabarey (he/him) is a fifth-year PHD student in the Human Services Psychology program at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC), focusing on clinical and community psychology. Jabarey holds an M.A. in Human Services psychology from UMBC, and a B.A. in psychology from Morehouse College.
Professionally and personally, he is interested in how the mixture of culture, identity, and oppression influence both individual and collective well-being, especially for those of marginalized communities. He is particularly attentive to the various ways trauma shows up in our lives, and impacts our mental, physical, and social health. In that regard, he has experience in treating trauma, depression, anxiety, and any interpersonal difficulties that develop from these conditions. It is his goal to help clients explore their identities holistically, in a space where their entire self is acknowledged and affirmed.
In his clinical practice, he has experience utilizing mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and psychodynamic frameworks for helping clients build their desired wellness. Additionally, he is dedicated to using anti-colonial, afrocentric, and liberatory therapeutic practices to inform his work with clients.