New Orleans native Dr. Tammy Lewis Wilborn is a mental health and wellness expert with 20 years of professional counseling experience. She is a board-certified licensed professional counselor-supervisor, educator, keynote speaker, author, and founder of the annual Black Women’s Wellness Conference of New Orleans. She is the Owner and Chief Clinical Officer of Wilborn Clinical Services, LLC. Dr. Wilborn previously served as visiting assistant professor of counselor education at the University of New Orleans and adjunct professor of counseling at Xavier University of Louisiana. She is an in-demand speaker whose clients include American Business Women’s Association, ESSENCE Fest, Fidelity Bank, Huff Post, and LinkedIn.
Dr. Wilborn is a media expert who regularly contributes to Huff Post and WBOK 1230AM and also served as executive producer on Things with Feathers (2017), a short film that seeks to break the silence and stigma around child sexual abuse which won at the 2018 Shreveport Urban Film Festival. A leader in her field, she was named an Emerging Leader in 2016 by the Southern Association of Counselor Education and Supervision and is a past President of the Louisiana Association for Counselor Education and Supervision.
Dr. Wilborn currently serves as an advisory board member for Fidelity Bank P.O.W.E.R. She is a published author in counseling literature and currently writing her debut book that expands the dialogue on Black women’s experiences with race and gender stereotypes at work as a wellness issue.
Dr. Wilborn holds a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a M.S. in Counseling and B.A. in Psychology from Loyola University of New Orleans.
“Dr.Wilborn is very professional and listens to what the client is trying to achieve. In all the instances that Dr. Wilborn spoke to us, she was able to dive in directly to her audience. When she spoke to the American Business Women’s Association, she focused on finding clarity in the midst of chaos. Yes! She nailed it with this professional group facing the struggles of COVID-19. She was also a panelist for our Fidelity Bank P.O.W.E.R program to talk about Black women in business and their challenges. This was a most thoughtful presentation and interaction with other professionals about their experiences. Dr. Wilborn brings so much knowledge and passion to her presentations each and every time.You can tell that Dr. Wilborn puts her heart into her work and believes in helping others. She is a mentor and guide for those trying to improve themselves professionally or personally as she inspires others every time she speaks.”
"I felt inspired and equipped with information that I can use now.
I appreciated the personal touch."
"Dr. Wilborn was amazing! I learned a lot even though I have been using
the model she trained us on for a while."