Dr. Timmesha A. Butler


Timmesha is a psychotherapist and professor from Washington, DC currently residing in New Jersey. As a result of her personal background and professional experience, Timmesha has made it her life goal, to assist others in achieving their maximal potential. She primarily works from a strengths-based perspective, with the majority of her clinical practices grounded in Cognitive Behavior Theory.

Timmesha has presented at several conferences with topics in the field of social work, mental health, and education. Outside of the classroom and educating future social workers, she also provides consultation and supervision for organizations and individuals in the field of education and social work. 


Timmesha received her Bachelors of Science degree in Family Science at the University of Maryland College Park. She went on to pursue her Masters in Social Work at Howard University. After practicing in the filed for a year and a half she decided to further her education. She received her Doctorate of Philosophy at the National Catholic School of Social Service in Washington, DC. Her research interest focuses on the school to prison pipeline, advancing school social work practices and increasing academic achievement for students of color and students with disabilities.


Timmesha has a combined six years of experience working with individuals, children and families, with special interest in working with adolescents, teens and young adults. She has experience working with various mental health and developmental disorders including, emotional disturbance, depression, anxiety, attention deficit disorder (ADD), attention hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), bipolar disorder, and intellectual developmental disability.  

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