Dr. Jamila Codrington is a New York state licensed psychologist committed to serving individuals, families, communities, and organizations with greatness. She has over 15 years of experience helping others maximize their full potential, successfully accomplish their goals, thrive in the face of adversity, and live life abundantly. Through psychotherapy, clinical supervision, trainings, workshops, community forums, and consultation, Dr. Jamila inspires, educates, transforms, and empowers.
Dr. Jamila is founder and CEO of Asili Services, Inc., which provides strength-based and culturally-relevant therapeutic, educational, and consultation services and empowers communities through raising awareness of mental health and social justice issues. She maintains a private practice in Brooklyn, NY, is a clinical supervisor with 14 years of service at Astor Services for Children and Families, and Adjunct Professor at New York Theological Seminary.
Dr. Jamila is a Past President of the New York Association of Black Psychologists and has served on the Board of Directors for over 10 years. She earned her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology at the University of Maryland at College Park and received specialized postdoctoral training in the evaluation and treatment of court-involved/high-risk youth.
“The most authentic thing about us is our capacity to create, to overcome, to endure, to transform, to love and to be greater than our suffering.”
Dr. Jamila Codrington, right, clinical supervisor and therapist at Astor Services for Children and Families in the Bronx, answers a question during the Mental Health Summit at the Sheen Center for Thought and Culture in Manhattan Feb. 13. With her from left are Rabbi Joseph Potasnik, moderator; Dr. Derek Suite, M.D., MS, of Full Circle Health in the Bronx, and Dr. David L. Ginsberg, M.D., of NYU Langone Medical Center in Manhattan.