Carmella Whitehead, MS, LMFT is a licensed psychotherapist, human potential activist, entrepreneur, and speaker. She specializes in helping people navigate through life transitions, marital conflict, separation, and divorce. She promotes self-intelligence and other-awareness as a source of understanding personal and global experiences. As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Carmella works with individuals and couples as they move through the psychological and emotional chaos of life stressors and transitions.
She has spoken at conferences alongside Marianne Williamson and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Bryant McGill. Her thought-provoking writings have been published in the Wall Street Journal and USA Today best selling books, and she is a lead contributing writer for Shining Mentor magazine. Featured on CBS Radio, FOX News, and SimpleReminders.com, Carmella is also an online mental health personality with an extensive and engaged social media following.
She earned her B.A. in Psychology and Sociology from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, and her M.S. in Marriage and Family Therapy from Auburn University. She received the honor of having her research thesis published in the scholarly journal of Contemporary Issues in Education Research.
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, North Carolina, 2013
Auburn University, Human Development and Family Studies/Marriage and Family Therapy
Randolph-Macon Woman’s College, Psychology
Professional Associations and Memberships
American Association of Marriage and Family Therapist, Clinical Member
American Psychological Association, Member
United Nations Women, Active Member
Christ Church Episcopal, Member