Jeri W Stevens PhD, LCPC, CCS, owner of Chandler Bay Resources, is a psychotherapist, clinical supervisor and counselor educator from Maine. In addition to her 40+ years as a psychotherapist, Jeri serves as an assistant professor and clinical coordinator in the Counseling and Human Relations Department at Husson University, provides supervision for school counselors, mental health clinicians and social workers, facilitates ethics trainings through associations and mental health agencies, provides stress resilience training and coaching, and delivers organizational leadership consultation and training. In her role as assistant professor, Jeri acts as clinical coordinator for practicum and internship, clinical supervisor for practicum, and instructor for internship. In her spare time, Jeri provides mindfulness sports performance training to elite athletes.
As owner of Chandler Bay Resources, Jeri developed and facilitated ethics and clinical supervision trainings. She created the Clinical Supervision Institute and, with her team, trained hundreds of licensed professionals to become clinical supervisors. She continues to present on this topic in the United States and Canada.
Jeri is professionally active and advocates strongly for the mental health profession. She served on the Board for Counseling Professionals Licensure in the State of Maine. Her advocating years have included licensure development, insurance reimbursement, Medicaid inclusion and professional mental health collaboration. She is highly invested in advocating for mental health professionals’ parity and Medicare inclusion as well as instrumental in the passage of the Counseling Compact. She has been twice president of Maine Mental Health Counselors Association, serves as a mentor to the organization, past ethics chair of the American Mental Health Counselors Association and current chair of the Chapters Relations Committee. Jeri belongs to and supports both ACA and AMHCA.
In 2001-2002 and 2016-2017 Jeri was awarded the Public and Community Service Award from American Mental Health Counselors Association for leadership and dedication to the profession and service to the community. In October 2017 Jeri was awarded the Janine M. Bernard Outstanding Supervisor of the Year Award by the North Atlantic Region Association of the Counselor Education and Supervision. In 2018, she was awarded the John Parkman Service to the Profession of Counseling Award to the residents of Maine and most recently, in 2021-2022 the Leadership Award in the Area of the Counseling Compact by the American Mental Health Counseling Association.