Jaedah Pickens, LMSW

Pronouns: She/They

Jaedah Pickens

Coordinator of Black Student Mental Health
Licensed Master of Social Work

The University of Michigan (M.S.W.), Grand Valley State University (B.S.), Grand Rapids Community College (A.A.)

Email: p[email protected]

Approach to Therapy: Through person-centered planning, cognitive behavioral therapy, along with other modalities, I aim to provide a brave space for students to converse, process, and heal.

Areas of Clinical Interest:

  • Cultural Identity
  • Generational Trauma
  • Racial Trauma
  • Interpersonal Relationships
  • Self-Esteem and Self-Worth
  • Anxiety
  • Depression


  • Spending time with loved ones
  • Shopping, including window shopping
  • Going for walks
  • Enjoying good food

Fun Fact/s:

  • My first flight was when I traveled to study abroad in Ghana, Africa.

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