New Orleans native Dr. Tammy Lewis Wilborn is a mental health and wellness expert with 20 years of professional counseling experience. She is a board-certified licensed professional counselor-supervisor, educator, keynote speaker, author, and founder of the annual Black Women’s Wellness Conference of New Orleans. She is the Owner and Chief Clinical Officer of Wilborn Clinical Services, LLC. 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. She is an in-demand speaker whose clients include American Business Women’s Association, ESSENCE Fest, Fidelity Bank, Huff Post, and LinkedIn.
Dr. Wilborn is a media expert who regularly contributes to Huff Post and WBOK 1230AM and also served as executive producer on Things with Feathers (2017), a short film that seeks to break the silence and stigma around child sexual abuse which won at the 2018 Shreveport Urban Film Festival. A leader in her field, she was named an Emerging Leader in 2016 by the Southern Association of Counselor Education and Supervision and is a past President of the Louisiana Association for Counselor Education and Supervision.
Dr. Wilborn currently serves as an advisory board member for Fidelity Bank P.O.W.E.R. She is a published author in counseling literature and currently writing her debut book that expands the dialogue on Black women’s experiences with race and gender stereotypes at work as a wellness issue.
Dr. Wilborn holds a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a M.S. in Counseling and B.A. in Psychology from Loyola University of New Orleans.