About Dr. Wilborn

Dr. Tammy Lewis Wilborn is America’s #1 Mental Health and Wellness Expert™. Dr. Wilborn is a board-certified Licensed Professional Counselor and Clinical Supervisor, keynote speaker, author, and founder of the annual Black Women’s Wellness Conference of New Orleans™ , which promotes mental health and wellbeing in Black women. She is the owner of Wilborn Clinical Services, a multi-service practice that provides counseling, workshops, consultation, and wellness coaching.


Dr. Wilborn previously served as visiting assistant professor of Counselor Education at the University of New Orleans and adjunct professor of counseling at Xavier University of Louisiana. Dr. Wilborn has 19+ years of professional counseling experience and is an in-demand speaker who has spoken at premier events hosted by ESSENCE Fest, Huff Post, and LinkedIn.


Dr. Wilborn is a media expert who is a regular contributor for the Huff Post and WBOK 1230 AM. She also served as executive producer on Things with Feathers (2017), a short film about childhood sexual abuse (CSA) that seeks to break the silence and stigma around CSA, which won at the 2018 Shreveport Urban Film Festival. A leader in her field, Dr. Wilborn was named an emerging leader in 2016 by the Southern Association of Counselor Education and Supervision and served as the President of the Louisiana Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (2018-2019). She is also a published author in the counseling literature and currently writing a book that expands the dialogue on Black women’s work as a wellness issue.


Dr. Wilborn holds a PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a M.S. in Counseling and B.S. in Psychology from Loyola University of New Orleans.