Bridging the Gap Between You and Your Best Self


Individual Therapy (all ages) | Family Therapy | Couples/Marital Therapy
Trauma Assessments | Healing Circles

I am here to serve you.  To improve the lives of those I serve, I align best practices in the clinical field with natural and holistic practices. I tap into your strengths, including the positive and powerful cultural beliefs, values, norms, and practices that can aid the therapeutic process. Most importantly, I provide a safe, comfortable, and insight-oriented therapeutic space for my clients to work through life issues and have real talk using a warm and down-to-earth approach.

Do you ever wish you could be happier, more successful, or have greater power in making life changes and maximizing your full potential?

Are you having family or marital conflict, looking for pre-marital counseling, or interested in improving personal, work, or romantic relationships?

Do you need support in managing stress or overcoming difficult or traumatic life events?

Are you battling anxiety, depression, or other mental health conditions?

Do you ever wonder why you do what you do, are not able to break negative habits, or get stuck in the same unhealthy patterns and experiences?

Do you have a child struggling with behavioral, emotional, or academic issues?

Are you suffering from race-related stress, discrimination, or burnout as an activist, helper, or healer?

Areas Of Expertise

  • Trauma / Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Youth Behavioral Problems 
  • Academic /Learning Difficulties / Educational Advocacy 
  • Conflict Resolution / Ager Management
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Grief
  • Stress Management
  • Race-Related Stress & Trauma
  • Sickle Cell / Pain Management
  • Marital Conflict / Relationship Problems
  • Self-Esteem
  • Social Justice Issues
  • Workplace Problems

Forms of Payment

  • Out of Network Benefits

  • Private Pay

What to Expect

I help people unlock their full potential and tap into their inner strengths so they can feel better, improve their relationships, successfully achieve goals, solve their own problems, and live life more powerfully.  Through a holistic approach, I use cognitive-behavioral and narrative principles, the creative arts, mind-body techniques, spirituality, and cultural strengths to help people overcome adversity and life problems, manage symptoms, and achieve success.   When desired, I use music, rhythm, movement, dance, art, creative writing, and mindfulness as powerful tools to aid the healing and change process and promote a healthy flow of energy.  By focusing on the whole self – mind, body, and spirit – I am able to assist children, adolescents, families and couples in maximizing their full potential.

As a dancer and former athlete, I understand the benefits of movement and rhythm (vibrational energy) in relieving stress, restoring balance, and promoting optimal health and functioning.  I also believe that culture is one of the greatest strengths we have as individuals. I am committed to providing a safe and creative space for clients to increase self-awareness, express emotions, release stress, manage conflict, renew the spirit, and successfully overcome challenges.  I love what I do and feel honored to support the transformation of others.  I’d be honored to partner with you and/or your family to help you achieve your goals and have greatness.


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Clinical Supervision




Resilience, like a tree, is the art of bending without breaking during the storms of life.

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“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.”

Ben Okri

Dr. Jamila Codrington
CEO/Founder of Asili Services, Inc.

Featured Press/Publication

Catholic New York Article on Mental Health Summit

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.



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