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Dr. Raven Cokley

Post-Doctoral Fellow 
Under Supervision of Dr. Janelle S. Peifer, LCP

You’re trying to navigate all of the transitions that come with being a teenager or young adult the world. Maybe you feel overwhelmed and isolated as you try to do it all on your own. Transitions aren’t easy whether you’re moving from one career to another, out of relationships that no longer serve you, or from college to graduate school. As hard as it can feel when you’re in the midst of it, these changes offer an opportunity for you to explore where you come from, who you are, and who you want to be.


If you are looking for a Black woman therapist to serve as a support and guide  along your journey to healing, liberation, affirmation, and wellness, then I am the counselor for you.

Our work together will be collaborative and affirming. I will center your lived experience in an intersectional way that celebrate your complex racial, gender, sexual, religious, and other identities. As I get to know who you are, I tailor my approach to you.


In the therapeutic space we will build together, I’ll take a culturally-informed approach shaped by Relational Cultural Theory and Black Feminist Thought. This intentional integration will allow us to explore how social, cultural, and systemic forces shape your experiences and the concerns that show up in your life. As an research scientist, I’ve committed my life and work to emotional wellness for Black girls and women. I love building affirming spaces for Black Girls and women to be, think, feel, laugh, live and thrive.


Book a free consultation call for us to start this journey together.

Background + Training
  • University of Georgia - Doctorate in Counseling and Student Personnel Services

  • University of Georgia - Masters in Professional Community Counseling

  • University of Central Florida - Bachelors of Science in Psychology and Spanish

Nuts + Bolts
  • Ages: 12+​

  • Finances: ​​Out of Network/Self-Pay​

  • Client Type: Individuals - Couples​

  • Scheduling Notes: Weekdays, Evenings, and Weekends​

  • Providing inclusive and evidence-based tele-therapy in Georgia.

Areas of Expertise

01. Cultural Identity Formation & Exploration
02. Black Girlhood & Black Millennial Adulthood 
03. Therapy for Therapists
04. Interpersonal Relationships
05. Graduate School & Career Consultation

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