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Jentae C. Scott-Mayo, M.Ed

School Counselor / Educational Consultant
Licensed Resident in Counseling

Jentae C. Scott-Mayo is currently the JK-12 School Counselor at one of Virginia’s top ranked private schools and has been a school counselor for over 15 years. She is currently a Licensed Resident in Counseling and works with children and adolescents of all ages. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and her Master’s Degree in Counselor Education from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2007 and 2009 respectively. She is currently completing coursework at VCU to become a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in order to add clinical and therapeutic approaches to her work.

She is currently a Resident Counselor, as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and works with children and adolescents of all age.  At Developmental Health and Wellness, Jentae works as an Educational Specialist, Consultant, and Coach. She specializes in social emotional learning, social skills coaching, ADHD coaching and school- based mental health support. 

Jentae serves as a leader in the Education, School Counseling, and School-Based Mental Health fields and is the Assistant Chair of the Board of Directors for the Virginia School Counselor Association (VSCA) and has completed several projects for the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE). In addition to several recent podcast and university guest speaker appearances, she has had the privilege of being a state and national level presenter since her career began in 2009. Her professional interests are girls and young women’s topics, anxiety and stress management, coping skills for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), creative techniques in school counseling, social justice, school- based mental health, providing professional development for counselors and educators, public speaking, consulting, and curriculum design/ writing.

At Developmental Health Jentae’s hope is that through sincere, creative, and energetic techniques and resources, she can impact students and families in a lasting way. Her work with children and teens is her “dream job” and she feels incredibly fortunate to walk in her purpose, each day!