Bachelor of Arts (Psychology)

Master of Arts in Teaching (Social Sciences; Psychology)

Master of Arts (Clinical Psychology)

Doctorate of Philosophy (Clinical Psychology)

Licenses & Certifications

Licensed Clinical Psychologist (PSY1000604)

OAPP Certified HIV/AIDS Counselor

Professional Memberships
The Association of Black Psychologists
The Association of Black Sexologists and Clinicians
The International Association of Trauma Professionals 

Dr. Jannis Moody is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Empowerment Coach, Professor of Psychology and Motivational Speaker.


Dr. Moody has dedicated her life's work to promoting emotional, psychological and spiritual wellness; as well as increasing mental health education and awareness. For more than a decade, her career has focused on teaching; mentoring; conducting research; consulting; program development; directing community based mental health programs; motivational speaking; and providing direct clinical and support services to individuals, families and groups.  Dr. Moody obtained her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis on Multicultural Community Clinical Psychology, and is currently a Professor at Texas Southern University.


Dr. Moody's demonstrated passion and commitment to community service has provided her with a comprehensive and culturally sensitive approach to conceptualizing and implementing treatment with diverse populations.  Her knowledge and experience have also facilitated the development of innovative approaches to addressing issues uniquely impacting the psychological wellness of minority and underserved populations.  Dr. Moody's current research and clinical work focuses primarily on Black women's mental health and factors impacting the relational patterns of African American heterosexuals. 


Dr. Moody is the Co-Founder and Co-Facilitator of  A Sister Circle: A Therapeutic Group for Black Women, and founder of The Black Girl Collective, a Facebook-based empowerment community for Black women.