Dr. Jeannelle Perkins-Muhammad, PhD, LMFT, EMDR

Preferred Name: Jeannelle

About Me

Jeannelle Perkins-Muhammad is a Psychotherapist and Licensed Family Therapist with more than 15 years of experience in relationship and life coaching. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland and Capella University. As an adjunct professor at The Citadel in Charleston, SC, she is a culturally competent therapist helping to establish a new generation of clinical counselors. Jeannelle is committed to removing the mental health stigma that persists by providing multi-cultural counseling to all who seek assistance. She believes that mental wellness is vital to ensuring the health of the community overall. She provides intense relationship enrichment workshops designed for couples and singles, parent management, blended families, and teens. As a Psychotherapist and Marriage and Family Counselor, she is specifically trained to transform relationships by exploring communication skills, understanding intimacy and sexuality, and improving conflict resolution. Even as individuals come through the doors, they bring their parents, best friends, and co-workers to therapy virtually. Dr. Perkins-Muhammad works to help individuals, families, and couples revitalize, revamp, and repair their commitment to authentic living as a characteristic for building healthy relationships. She sees them through a systemic lens because each relationship is based on the history of the experience of each person in the relationship. Her therapeutic approach is client-centered, as she directs your therapy with your personal goals in mind. She is compassionate, direct, and authentic in helping clients overcome their challenges. Dr. Perkins-Muhammad's spiritual experience and evidence-based therapeutic approach are a hallmark for helping you change the trajectory of your life. Jeannelle is available for supervision, workshops, and public speaking engagements.

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Birth Trauma/Pregnancy Loss
  • Depression
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Race, Culture, Ethnicity Issues
  • Spirituality
  • Suicide Risk
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Underserved
  • Veterans/Military


  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna