Hi, My name is Shivonne and welcome to Akoma Counseling Concepts, LLC! I am passionate about helping

improve the mental health of women, helping promote women’s empowerment and mental health

awareness. I completed my bachelors degree in psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Boston

and graduated with my masters degree in counseling psychology from Howard University. I am a professional member of the American Counseling Association.

I hold several certifications and clinical licenses. I am licensed to practice as a Licensed Professional Counselor in Washington DC, a National Certified Counselor, a certified school counselor in Washington, DC and a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Maryland. I am also a board Approved Clinical

Supervisor by the Maryland Board of professional counselors and therapists.

At my practice Akoma Counseling Concepts, LLC, I provide counseling services to women and girls aged

14 years- Adult. I utilize a cognitive behavioral therapy and person centered theoretical orientation. I also use

solution focused and interpersonal therapy. I have completed certificate training in maternal mental

health counseling via Postpartum Support International and Mary’s Center Clinic in Washington, D.C.

I strive to empower, encourage, motivate, and support women to live healthier lives.

I love to collaborate with health communities and mental health professionals to create and/or

provide more effective comprehensive, holistic, or behavioral therapy. My personal interests include

mentoring, networking, travel, reading, cooking, music, arts, and home craft project.

Let’s get the positivity flowing!


Shivonne Odom, NCC, CSC, LCPC, LPC