Janel Blackman


About Me

I am a NYS Licensed Mental Health Counselor who has been working in the field for over ten years. My background includes being trained in a variety of areas including Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Anger Management as well as Disruptive Behavior Disorders. I received both my Bachelor's and Master's Degrees from Medaille College. My Bachelor's Degree is in Child and Youth Services and my Master's Degree is in Mental Health Counseling. I also hold my Trauma Certification from the University of Buffalo's School of Social Work.

I have over 5 years experience working with couples. I am committed to providing professional, client-centered services to those in need. I strive to be the catalyst to change for my clients and/or families. Let me help you put the pieces back together again.


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Anger management
  • Self esteem
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Family conflicts , Grief , Parenting issues , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Coaching , ADHD , Abandonment , Caregiver Issues and Stress , Codependency , Commitment Issues , Communication Problems

Clinical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 12

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Phone

  • Video


LMHC #18-004185 (Expires: 2023-06-30)

LCMHC #11430 (Expires: 2022-06-30)

LPC #037888 (Expires: 2021-06-30)


Written by A.L. on Apr 03, 2021 after counseling with Janel for 2 weeks on issues concerning relationship

Janel has been incredibly insightful, knowledgeable, and overall helpful. She gives honest feedback and offers viable solutions to our problems. With her approach to counseling and our own initiatives, we’ve made vast improvements in our relationship. We’d be remiss not to acknowledge how she has helped us glue our relationship back together. We appreciate her for all her efforts.