President & Founder

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 As a native of Los Angeles, CA, Jay Dent earned her Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) from the University of Southern California and is a certified life coach.

For the past five years, Miss. Dent has been working as a clinical mental health counselor helping people heal, cope, and restore  emotional wellness. She helped people address depression, childhood issues, grief stress management,trauma, career counseling, sexual abuse, boundaries or unresolved problems.

She has additional training in Collaborative Problem Solving, Identifying Trauma in the Classroom, Grief and Loss Therapeutic Interventions, and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy ( TF-CBT).

Miss Dent has delivered professional presentations including: 

Implementing Massage Therapy with Grief and Loss Interventions Abstinence: Approaching the Conversation With Clients The Impact of Divorce on Work Performance Psychodrama Group Therapy for Teens and Adolescents Incredible Years

In addition, she serves as a mental health advocate for high school and college students. She created a traveling speaker assembly designed to educate students, faculty, and staff on how romantic break ups impact academic performance, relational skills, identity, bullying, and trauma. She encourages schools to become a safe place where students can receive relational support and healing

Miss Dent created Mental Wellness University to help students & clients explore life goals, dreams, and aspirations in a safe, non-judgmental, and comforting environment.

Thank you for exploring Mental Wellness University & we look forward to having you join our league of extraordinary healers!

Jay Dent MMFT / Mental Wellness Coach