I am a licensed clinical social worker in Georgia focused on providing services to individuals and families. I have a Master's Degree in Social Work, and a PhD. in Social Work: Policy, Planning and Administration and have over 10 years of experience providing clinical services to children, teens and families. The onset of my career began with helping children and families within a community mental health setting as well as those involved in the child welfare system. My clients have had a wide range of concerns including: Anxiety, Depression, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and Oppositional Defiant Disorder. I've also worked with clients who have experienced trauma and abuse.
I believe in a humanistic, person-centered, cognitive behavioral approach to therapy where the focus is on helping clients develop a strong sense of self within a non-judgmental therapeutic setting. I am a proponent in addressing factors that contribute to the healing of the spirit, mind and body.
I am happy that you have taken the first step in your healing process and I look forward to working with you.
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Adoption and Foster Care, Attachment Issues, Codependency, Communication Problems, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Family Problems, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Impulsivity, Isolation / Loneliness, Mood Disorders, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Post-traumatic Stress, Social Anxiety and Phobia
Clinical approaches: Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
GA LCSW CSW007994
She is down right amazing ! I absolutely love how she communicates even when she is on vacation I appreciate the care she has for my mental health !
Written on Aug 11, 2023 after therapy with Jamila for 8 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd
She’s very nice and helpful
Written on Apr 24, 2023 after therapy with Jamila for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, eating disorders, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, and adhd
Dr. Hankins is easy to talk to - she creates a safe space and is very relatable, making it easier for me to open up. She asks relevant questions, which help me understand the root of my struggles and gives me actionable tasks to solve for those struggles. She’s great, and I definitely recommend her!
Written on Apr 24, 2023 after therapy with Jamila for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, self esteem, and adhd
Dr. Hankins listened and asked me the poignant questions to help me evaluate my situation. It really felt like being set free. Very thankful.
Written on Apr 17, 2023 after therapy with Jamila for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, grief, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and coaching
Jamila is amazing! She is extremely understanding and personable. When I talk to Jamila, it is like having a structured conversation with a friend who knows the best ways to help me.
Written on Mar 24, 2023 after therapy with Jamila for 5 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, and career difficulties
Dr. Hankins has been wonderful to me. She always has great advice and is a great listener. She also responds quickly to her messages
Written on Mar 03, 2023 after therapy with Jamila for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, trauma and abuse, self esteem, compassion fatigue, and adhd