Ms. Yejide Muhammad is a Licensed Independent Provider located in the downtown area of Pawtucket Rhode Island. Ms. Muhammad began working as a service provider in Boston Massachusetts in 1993, and since that time she has served in multiple treatment settings throughout Massachusetts. Ms. Muhammad earned her Master's Degree in Education in the field of Counseling Psychology in the year 1998. Shortly thereafter, she earned a professional License to practice as an Independent Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the States of Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Ms. Muhammad specializes in working with Women and Children, and more specifically African American Women. Recently she has partnered with Black Lives Matter RI to offer groups specific to Black Men. She has provided services as a Therapist, Clinical Casemanger, Clinical Supervisor and Program Director. She has provided individual and group counseling including parenting, trauma, relapse prevention, anger management, and more. Ms. Muhammad uses a variety of therapeutic approaches including CBT, M. I., Relational, and Spiritual, when working with Participants. Ms. Muhammad understands that empathy, respect, validation, helping Women to find their voice, support and constructive feedback are necessary for growth and healing.
Ms. Muhammad has provided support, intervention, and education for participants who were challenged by homelessness, lack of income, legal involvement, substance use, depression, trauma, involvement with DCF, and other State agencies. Her clientele present requesting counseling and support either because they desire a change in their life, or because they are being mandated by a State agency. Ms. Muhammad is accepting of participants regardless of the source of referral and she believes that individuals can improve their qaulity of life, and acheive their goals with adequate treatment, resources, education, and support.