Dajenya Shoshanna Kafele, LCSW, Board Secretary

Dajenya Shoshanna Kafele, LCSW, Board Secretary

Dajenya Shoshanna Kafele, LCSW, is a multi-ethnic Licensed Clinical Social Worker, providing psychotherapy to children, adults, and families.

After attaining a Masters in Social Welfare (MSW) from the University of California at Berkeley, Ms. Kafele worked as a Social Casework Specialist (professional social worker) for Children & Family Services of Contra Costa County for 12 ½ years. In August 2009, she began an internship at the Child Therapy Institute. Ms. Kafele continued to work with the Child Therapy Institute as a child therapist for almost 2 years after her graduation from this excellent training program in summer 2011.

On May 1, 2013, Ms. Kafele fulfilled a long-held dream of hers by opening an office in Richmond, CA, where she serves mostly low-income clients in this very under-served community. Her diverse life experience informs her practice and contributes to cultural awareness and an intimate knowledge of a variety of circumstances with which many clients contend.

Dajenya Kafele is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and the California Association of Marriage & Family Therapists. On October 26, 2013, Ms. Kafele was honored to begin serving as the Secretary of the Board of the Child Therapy Institute.

You may learn more about her and her practice at her website at www.seedlingpsychotherapy.com