Jazrael Turner, M.A., LMFT

Core Faculty
Assistant Professor
Counseling and Family Therapy

Jazrael M. Turner, MA, LMFT has worked in the field of mental health as a therapist in various settings such as agency settings, University counseling, and private practice settings.  Jazrael has worked with individuals, couples and families in therapy to support individuals with being able to better identify triggers, managing mental health symptoms, exploring relationships, establishing healthy boundaries, improving advocacy for self and increasing self esteem. During her time as a therapist, Jazrael has developed a passion working with college students and transitional aged youth. Jazrael’s work as a therapist currently focuses on black mental health, particularly pertaining to Millennial aged Black Women. Outside of teaching, Jazrael is the owner of a private practice and she also offers supervision and consultation services.

Outside of being a Professor, Supervisor and Therapist, Jazrael loves spending time with her family, close friends, and cuddling with her cat Lily. Jazrael loves to laugh, dance, get lost in a good book, a good song, a good podcast and binge her favorite Netflix shows. Jazrael also loves all things tea (cold or iced!) and is a foodie! Jazrael loves physical activity, believes in the importance of movement, and being in nature.

Areas of Expertise

  • The importance of self care for individuals, boundary setting, mindfulness, self of the therapist work for counselors/therapists, racial trauma, cultural competency, struggles faced by transitional aged youth and college students, and black women mental health


  • M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy, La Salle University
  • B.S in Psychology, Temple University


  • PMFT 505 Systems and Systemic Thinking
  • PMFT 502 Counseling Lab I
  • PMFT 602 Advanced Counseling Lab
  • PMFT 619 Multicultural Counseling and Techniques
  • PMFT 628 Understanding Relationships
  • PMFT 516 Ethical Issues in MFT

Professional Affiliations

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists

AAMFT Approved Supervisor Candidate