Camesha Jones is a Social Worker and Mental Wellness Advocate. She is a Licensed Social Worker in Illinois and received her Masters degree from University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration and graduated with Phi Beta Kappa honors from Spelman College with a B.A. in Sociology.
Camesha believes in Radical Social Work practice on the individual & community level to advocate for equitable resources, healing, and justice for marginalized communities. She has over 7 years of experience in clinical and systems change in mental health & interpersonal violence prevention. She’s provided therapy in a variety of settings and has worked in organizations such as Growing Home Inc, Build Inc., Presence Health, and UCAN. She specializes in holistically supporting people living with depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder individually and in group settings. Camesha believes in a collaborative and strengths-based approach when working with people to achieve their therapeutic goals.
Camesha is also a Social Entrepreneur and the Founder of Sista Afya. She combined her social work & personal experience to create the social enterprise, Sista Afya to help Black women experiencing mental health challenges to get the information, community support, and resource connection necessary to be mentally well. She facilitates monthly support groups, holistic healing experiences, and coordinates large-scale community events to bring together providers and people seeking mental health services.
Camesha is a lover of nature and in her spare time loves to immerse herself in traveling, music, dance, and comedy.
© 2019 The Full Circle Alliance