NSAC Kalamazoo, also known as Kalamazoo CBT, is a telehealth only practice located in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Clinicians at NSAC Kalamazoo utilize cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), including mindfulness strategies, to help clients challenge the negative thoughts that lead to distressing emotions, behaviors, and physiological symptoms. In this work, NSAC Kalamazoo clinicians consistently seek to build relationships with clients that are characterized by empathy and acceptance, understanding that the counseling relationship is the most significant factor in empowering clients to overcome the negative views about self, others, and the future that lead to dysfunctional thoughts in daily situations. Services include individual and group counseling focused on the treatment of social anxiety disorder, as well as other anxiety, mood, and adjustment disorders.
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CLINIC REPRESENTATIVE TO NSAC:
Dr. Janeé Steele, PhD, LPC, Certified CBT Therapist: Dr. Steele is a licensed professional counselor, counselor educator, and diplomate of the Academy of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies. Dr. Steele is also the owner and clinical director of Kalamazoo Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy where she provides therapy, supervision, and training in CBT. Having completed her PhD in Counselor Education and Supervision in August 2010, Dr. Steele has over 15 years of clinical experience and 10 years of supervisory experience. Additionally, her certification in CBT includes over 40 hours of post-graduate training from the Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy where she completed several specialized courses (Essentials of CBT, CBT for Anxiety, CBT for Depression, CBT for Personality Disorders, and Integrating Mindfulness into CBT), as well as having her clinical work successfully evaluated.
In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Steele is the co-author of the book, Black Lives Are Beautiful: 50 Tools to Heal from Trauma and Promote Positive Racial Identity, and author of the upcoming book, Racism and African American Mental Health: Using Cognitive Behavior Therapy to Empower Healing, both published through Routledge, an imprint of Taylor & Francis Group, LLC. Her other scholarly activity includes service as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Multicultural Counseling & Development and authorship of peer-reviewed articles focused in the areas of CBT, social justice advocacy, and counselor training. Her favorite article, published in the May 2020 issue of the International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling and Development, describes cognitive conceptualization and treatment planning using CBT and a proposed cognitive model of internalized racism.
Recently, Dr. Steele was elected to the Academy of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies’ Board of Directors as Member-At-Large.
The National Social Anxiety Center (NSAC) exists solely to promote
evidence-based treatment for social anxiety, and education about social anxiety.
NSAC is not a group psychotherapy practice, and does not provide any psychotherapy services.
NSAC assumes no liability for it’s regional clinics’ work or practices.