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Janiece Kirton, LGSW, MSW

Janiece Kirton, LGSW, MSW

School-Based Mental Health Clinical Trainee; Quora Education Center

I aim to work collaboratively and compassionately with clients to create treatment plans that are evidence based and meet their specific needs.

Clinic Locations

  • Community-Based

Specialty Areas

  • School-Based Mental Health Services
  • Ages Served: 13-26
  • Abuse, ADHD/ADD (Children), Anger, Anxiety, Attachment Disorders, Autism, Behavioral Problems, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Emotional Disorders, Emotional Dysregulation, Emotional Regulation, Grief, Mindfulness, Mood Disorders, Parenting Issues, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Psychological Assessments (clinical/forensic), Self-Esteem, Self-Worth, Shame, Trauma

Professional Experience

I taught English, English as a Second Language, and special education in suburban and urban districts across the country for the last 15 years. Additionally, I worked with traumatized youth at Collier Group Home where I began my career in social work in their counseling department. I recently completed a master’s level clinical internship with Canvas Health in their TAP department and am proud to have joined their team as a full-time school-based therapist. I am trained in TF-CBT, Nurtured Heart Approach, and the Sanctuary Model. I am familiar with CBT, EFT, DBT, trauma-focused addiction, clinical anxiety treatment, trauma treatments.

I am a member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., and the Corresponding Secretary for the Minneapolis Chapter of Jack and Jill of America Inc.


  • M.S.W.-Fordham University
  • M.S. Special Education-St. Joseph’s University
  • B.A. English-University of Pennsylvania

License and Credentials

  • Master of Social Work (MSW)
  • Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LGSW)

Referral Information

To refer a student to school-based mental health services, please contact your school’s social workers.