Candace Oglesby is a licensed professional counselor (LCPC) and board approved supervisor in the state of Maryland. She also holds a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology. Candace specializes in working with diverse adult populations, specifically women of color, who present with substance use addiction and trauma like symptoms. Candace is certified in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) and trained in Internal Family Systems (IFS). She is a consultant in training for EMDR. Candace also specializes in providing culturally competent/humility care for black and brown clients who have experienced racial trauma.
Candace is also the founder and owner of Jurnee Mental Health Consulting, LLC, a consulting business that provides support to individuals and businesses looking to deepen their understanding of mental health and provides support and resources to marginalized communities. Within her consulting business, she hosts healing circles for black women, which is a safe space for like-minded black women to come together to discuss issues around racial trauma and isolation. Candace is a DEI consultant, research clinical therapist, and featured presenter. The purpose of her work is to help bring awareness to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
In addition, Candace is a community ambassador for Black Therapist Rock (BTR) which is a non-profit organization that increases awareness of social and psychological issues impacting vulnerable communities and reducing stigma related to mental health. She is also a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated. When Candace is not acting as psychotherapist, CEO, board member, and volunteer she is spending time with her partner, family, and friends.