Meet the Clinical Director - Mai Ferrell

July 24, 2023
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Mai Ferrell has served as the Clinical Director at Cedar since June 2023. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a Licensed Alcohol Drug Abuse Counselor and is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. She is responsible for supervising the clinical development of therapists at Cedar Recovery.

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Meet Mai Ferrell, LCSW, LADAC II, CCTP, an accomplished therapist based in Nashville, TN. With a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from UTC and an MSSW from the University of Tennessee, College of Social Work, Mai began her journey in 2005 to make a meaningful impact on people's lives. 

Throughout her career, Mai has passionately worked with individuals of all age groups, providing compassionate care for those dealing with mental illness and substance use disorders. As of June 1, 2023, she has taken on the role of Clinical Director at Cedar Recovery. Drawing from her diverse experiences, Mai excels in educating therapists on effective strategies for supporting individuals with co-occurring disorders. 

Beyond her professional endeavors, she remains an active and engaged member of the community. Mai serves as the Vice President of the Board of Directors with the Coalition for Black Social Workers, advocating for meaningful change and inclusion. Additionally, she contributes her expertise as an advisory board member for W.E. C.A.R.E. Rutherford, further strengthening community support networks. 

With a deep commitment to improving lives and a unique blend of expertise in psychology and social work, Mai Ferrell continues to be a driving force in creating positive change for those she serves.

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