About

Dr. Tammy Lewis Wilborn is a Board-Certified Licensed Professional Counselor-Supervisor and Owner and Chief Clinical Officer of Wilborn Clinical Services, LLC, a multi-service practice based in New Orleans, Louisiana, that provides mental health counseling, clinical supervision, continuing education workshops, consultations, and wellness events. 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. Wilborn has more than 20 years of clinical experience working with a diverse clientele of children, adolescents, and adults. She is an in-demand keynote speaker who has spoken at premier events such as the inaugural HuffPost How to Raise a Kid parenting conference, ESSENCE Fest, which draws an average of 500,000 visitors to New Orleans yearly, and LinkedIn’s TransformHER conference for Black and Latinx women in tech. Wilborn has presented extensively on wellness, mental health, Black women’s work experiences, self-care, cultural responsiveness, and women’s empowerment to national, regional, state, and local organizations and professional associations. As an advocate for Black women’s wellness, in 2016 Wilborn founded the Black Women’s Wellness Conference of New Orleans, an annual wellness event held in New Orleans, to promote mental health and well-being in Black women.

Wilborn is a multimedia wellness expert who is a regular contributor to HuffPost. She has also contributed to The New Orleans Times-Picayune, WBTV.com, WBOK 1230 AM, and the Dr. Jeff Show with Dr. Jeffrey Gardere. She is the author of a book chapter, “Labels Hurt and Relationships Heal,” in Child and Adolescent Case Studies: Developmental, Relational, Multicultural and Systemic Perspectives (Springer Publisher 2016) and co-author of the counseling article, “Contributions of Supervisees: A Strength-Based Element to Supervision,” in the Texas Counseling Association Journal (2003). In 2017, Wilborn executive produced Things with Feathers, a short film about childhood sexual abuse that seeks to break the silence and stigma around sexual abuse of children, which won the 2018 Shreveport Urban Film Festival.

Wilborn was named an emerging leader in her field in 2016 by the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision and served as president of the Louisiana Association for Counselor Education and Supervision for 2018. She currently serves as an advisory board member for Fidelity Bank P.O.W.E.R, a banking program for women entrepreneurs and was featured as the Fidelity Bank's P.O.W.E.R.ful Woman of the Month in Biz New Orleans . Wilborn holds a Ph.D. in counselor education and supervision from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, a M.S. in counseling, and a B.S. in psychology from Loyola University of New Orleans.

Awards and Recognition

  • December 2020 ~ Woman of the Month | Fidelity Bank P.O.W.E.R.
  • 2013 ~ Emerging Leader | Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision