Marlee James is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) who specializes in helping people deal with issues such as anxiety, depression, trauma, anger, and substance abuse. Using a non-directive therapeutic approach, Marlee creates a safe and open environment that encourages clients to explore their true selves. She helps clients understand their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors and provides tools to manage anxiety attacks, dissociation, and depressive moods. Marlee also acknowledges the role social identities play in personal challenges.
Inspired by her personal journey towards healing and self-awareness, Marlee views therapy as a means of social activism aimed at dismantling systemic oppression and promoting growth in the POC and LGBTQ+ communities. She founded Reviving Roots, a practice focused on supporting Black individuals through sincere, action-oriented therapy. Marlee's academic work at the Institute for the Study and Promotion of Race and Culture (ISPRC) at Boston College, where she studied the influence of race and culture on mental health, further strengthens her professional contributions. Marlee combines her open-mindedness, compassion, and energetic spirit to become a dedicated partner for anyone seeking to improve their mental health and overall well-being.