Lakiesha Russell is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Wisconsin, BOSS Momprenuer of two and known affectionately as America's #1 Mental Wellness Ambassador™. Lakiesha has been seen on CBS, NBC, Huffington Post, Forbes and a host of other great media outlets. Lakiesha is the weekly guest expert on Spectrum Cable News 1 Wisconsin’s Mental Health Mondays Series, where she provides weekly tips and techniques to help individuals practice good mental wellness. She has been in the mental health field for over a decade and has primarily done work with women, children and families; working on issues of trauma, anxiety, depression, parenting and a host of others. Lakiesha believes that in order for individuals to evolve into their best self they need to be healthy physically, spiritually and mentally.
As a sought after speaker, Lakiesha has had the opportunity to share messages of hope and healing that educates, empowers and engages her audience to begin to do the work to make not only an impact in their lives but also in the generation to come. Lakiesha is the visionary and founder of The Evolving Chair Counseling and Consulting Agency which focuses on all women and children issues.
Lakiesha is trained in PCIT (Parent Child Interaction Therapy) and TF-CBT (Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) , which allows her to help parents be able to parent with purpose and intention. Lakiesha received her formal training from Mount Mary University, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Master of Science in Community Counseling. Lakiesha is an ambassador for individuals taking care of their mental health as she is passionate about individuals walking in their God given purpose. She is caught often asking, “Are you ready to leave the chair better than you came?” as she is committed to walking on the journey of healing with each individual and/or family that sits in the chair.