New Orleans native, Dr. Tammy Lewis Wilborn is a mental health and wellness expert, author, and keynote speaker whose transformative messages help people to live, love, and lead. Dr. Wilborn is a retired board-certified licensed professional counselor and clinical supervisor with 20+ years of professional experience. She is the owner of Wilborn Clinical Services, LLC, Dr. Tammy Lewis Wilborn, LLC, founder of the annual Black Women’s Wellness Conference of New Orleans, and former visiting assistant professor of counseling at the University of New Orleans and former adjunct professor of counseling at Xavier University of Louisiana.
Why you should book speaker Dr. Tammy Lewis Wilborn:
- She is a media expert who regularly contributes to Huff Post and W.B.O.K. 1230AM.
- She holds a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and also an M.S. in Counseling and B.A. in Psychology from Loyola The University of New Orleans.
- She is a sought-after keynote speaker whose clients include American Business Women’s Association, ESSENCE Fest, Fidelity Bank, LinkedIn and Huff Post.
Dr. Wilborn is the author of Playing A New Game: A Black Woman’s Guide to Being Well and Thriving in the Workplace (GCP Balance, 2022). Playing A New Game offers Black women a new way forward, in which ambition and wellness can not only coexist, but bolster each other. With insights from her professional counseling experience and extensive research, Dr. Wilborn expands the dialogue on Black women’s experiences of race and gender stereotypes at work as a wellness issue and provides evidence-based best practices that promote self-care and self-empowerment as necessary tools for professional success.
As an in-demand keynote speaker and thought leader, Dr. Wilborn has spoken before thousands at events for the American Business Women’s Association, ESSENCE Festival, LinkedIn, Loyola University of New Orleans, New Orleans Chamber of Commerce, Tulane University, the U.S. Department of Minority Business Development Agency, Vanderbilt University and many others.
She is a media expert who regularly contributes to Huff Post and WBOK 1230AM and also served as an executive producer on the award-winning 2017 short film Things with Feathers which seeks to break the silence and stigma around child sexual abuse in Black families. Named an Emerging Leader in 2016 by the Southern Association of Counselor Education and Supervision, Dr. Wilborn is a past president of the Louisiana Association for Counselor Education and Supervision and a past board member for Fidelity Bank P.O.W.E.R. and the New Orleans chapter of the National Speakers Association.
Dr. Wilborn is a first-year Master of Divinity student at Vanderbilt Divinity School and holds a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, an M.S. in Counseling, and a B.A. in Psychology from Loyola University of New Orleans. She is also a 2021 graduate of Loyola University of New Orleans’ Women’s Leadership Academy.
She has been married for over 12 years to her husband and best friend and is the mother of two adult sons and a pre-teen son who thinks he’s an adult.
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