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Dr. Smith is a Limited Licensed Psychologist in the State of Michigan and a Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP). Dr. Smith works as a school psychologist in the Ann Arbor Public School District in addition to supporting children, adolescents, and youth in private practice. She has taught undergraduate studies in the College of Education as a teaching assistant at Michigan State University as well as completing doctoral training at MSU in school psychology. 

Dr. Jameel Smith

Psychologist: Limited License Doctoral

Background

Dr. Smith has over 20 years of experience in psychology and education in school, hospitals, and community mental health settings. Dr. Smith earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Michigan and Master’s Degrees in Clinical Psychology and School Psychology from Houston Baptist University and Michigan State University, respectively.

Dr. Smith and her husband are blessed with two adolescent children.

Clinical Approach

Dr. Smith uses cognitive-behavioral techniques, play therapy, and insight therapy to help clients as they cope with life’s challenges. Through her work with clients, she aims to empower clients to gain tools and resources as they navigate adjustment challenges, grief, depression, and anxiety. As a school psychologist, she has a unique assessment lens for informing intervention and providing consultation, particularly for school-aged children. It is her goal that clients are encouraged and empowered to find hope and possibilities in the midst of their difficulties in life through problem-solving and action-oriented strategies.