Latanya Wheeler, LMSW - Therapist
Latanya Wheeler, LMSW is the owner, therapist, and Life Coach of Elevation Empowerment Services. A Licensed Master Social Worker with Clinical and Macro specialty endorsements. Latanya received a Bachelors of Science degree in teaching, specializing in special education for the emotionally impaired and a Masters Degree in Social Work, both from Western Michigan University. She began her professional career as a classroom teacher and then transitioned into the field of Social Work. She has served in this capacity for over 18 years. Latanya has worked as a bereavement social worker, school social worker, and independent contracted clinical therapist. In addition to her career experiences, she has served in ministry leadership in varying capacities, including over 20 years in Women's Ministry. She has served in her community as a regular presenter at the local Women's Rescue Mission, as a mentor and presenter of seminars and workshops at The Hope Project (an organization that serves women who have been or are at risk for sex trafficking), and as a presenter to churches. Latanya is the founder of Shekinah Sistahs, a community women's organization that focuses on inspiring women to encounter, embrace, encourage, empower, and engage one another. Through her experiences in professional, religious, and community sectors, Latanya has had the opportunity and privilege to serve many people of all ages, cultures, and backgrounds, with numerous challenges. Latanya is a member of MASSW , NASW, and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.