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The Modern Girl Movement promotes leadership, self-help, therapeutic communication, and positive influences. Founded by Shemeca Patterson, it aims to empower women and educate individuals on mental health, wellness, and various social issues. Through conferences and programs, they address health disparities among African Americans and provide education on mental health. The movement also offers consulting services and accepts speaking engagements to improve mental health and wellness in various organizations and communities.

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Mrs. Shemeca J. Patterson

Founder & CEO of Modern Girl Movement

Shemeca J. Patterson is a Licensed Master Level Social Worker dedicated to helping people achieve their goals. She promotes self-awareness and believes that changing our thoughts can change our lives. Shemeca uses the Self-determination theory to understand human motivation and optimal functioning. She has coined the term "metamorphosis" to explain the change process and has helped motivate individuals in various settings, including healthcare, mental health, and counseling. Shemeca has over 17 years of experience in clinical care, case management, and therapy. She is a member of professional organizations such as the National Association of Social Work and Phi Alpha National Honor Society. Shemeca Patterson is a proud alumna of Gordon College, Auburn University, and Savannah State University.

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” ~Margaret Mead’s


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