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.

Ms. Kafele obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical Psychology at San Francisco State University in 1993 and a Masters in Social Welfare (MSW) from the University of California in 1996. In 2009, she retired after 12 years as a Social Casework Specialist (professional social worker) for Children and Family Services of Contra Costa County, and began a 2-year internship at the Child Therapy Institute. Licensed in 2011, Ms. Kafele stayed 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. She specializes in child therapy with clients of various cultures and life situations. She also see adults of various cultures and life situations, including transgender people and/or others who identify as LGBTQ. Her very 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.

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