I'm a Licensed Mental Health Clinician, Doctoral Candidate, Adjunct Professor, Yoga Instructor, and Founding Executive Director of Mind Management Institute, Inc. I have a passion for educating both the community and other clinicians alike by sharing my skills through community work as well as providing clinical supervision. I believe in the power of mental wellness and use advocacy as the vehicle for empowering my community. I embody this work through developing programming to educate and uplift various vulnerable populations in need of specialized care as well as provide workshops and seminars on how to gain mental wellness. I have relentless compassion for the community, especially those suffering from severe mental illness, and I advocate for those who are impacted by the health care disparities within the community such as those who experience perinatal mental illness and chronic pain/illness.
How I'm Helping
Owner & Lead Clinician, Thiera Danyal Therapy and Wellness
My mission is to build mental healthiness by empowering the mind through psychoeducation, mindfulness, and therapeutic treatment. Clinically, I work with individuals with anxiety, depression, life transitions, self-esteem, and personality pathology. My specialties include perinatal mental health and chronic pain and illness. I offer individual treatment services for those who are experiencing difficulties and impaired functioning in handling life's challenges as well as group therapy and yoga.
Executive Director, Mind Management Institute, Inc
Mind Management Institute is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing mental health awareness through psychoeducation and therapeutic intervention to underserved communities. We strive to enhance the human experience of all people from a holistic approach regardless of age, race, or socioeconomic status by focusing on helping people gain a better quality of life. Looking to get involved? Click the link below to learn how you can help MMI with our mission to change lives through mental wellness.
The supervision relationship is unique in that it is professional, educational, and at the same time, a contractual agreement. Given this, it is important for us to reach a clear understanding of how our relationship will work, goals for therapeutic skill growth, and what each of us can expect. As a supervisor, I operate from developmental, person-centered, and psychodynamic theoretical models. I believe in meeting my supervisee where they are, allowing for the development of a sound clinical style that is unique and comfortable to the supervisee as well as empowering the supervisee, employing a strength-based approach to the supervisory relationship. I have a passion for educating both the community and other clinicians alike by sharing my skills by providing clinical supervision as a certified LPC supervisor.
What I’ve Learned
August 2015 - Present
University of Detroit Mercy
Currently a Doctoral Candidate with research interests in how Attachment Impacts the Experience of Sickle Cell in Adulthood.
August 2015 - August 2018
University of Detroit Mercy
Completed Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology as a prerequisite to completion of the Doctoral program.
August 2012 - December 2014
Completed Master of Arts in Community Counseling, specializing in Children & Adolescents and was a member of Chi Sigma Iota. Upon licensure, I completed LPC supervision training and currently fully licensed in the State of Michigan.
August 2008 - May 2012
Michigan State University
Completed Bachelor of Science in Psychology, was a 2011 Ronald E. McNair Scholar and pledged Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Delta Zeta Chapter in Fall 2009.
What I Do
LPC Clinical Supervision
Developing New Change Agents
Workshops & Seminars
Wellness Beyond The Treatment Room
Therapeutic Groups & Yoga
Community Wellness and Education
Organization & Consultation
Creating Therapeutic Environments
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel"