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Dr. Tangie McDougald

Dr. Tangie R. McDougald, a passionate Licensed Professional Counselor and a beacon in the mental health field, is at the helm of two distinguished mental health facilities in East Hartford, CT. With a Master’s in Mental Health Counseling from the University of St. Joseph, her expertise in trauma-focused therapy is a cornerstone of her practice. Dr. Tangie's commitment to elevating Black Business Bosses in behavioral health is unwavering. She is the founder of The Ultimate Therapist Business Summit and Award Ceremony, which highlights the great contributions that therapist has made in the industry. She offers a unique blend of counseling, coaching, and consulting services, specifically tailored for clinical executives.

Her philanthropic spirit shines through her leadership as Chair of the Rt2 Collaborative for Providers and her previous role as the Community Service Chair for Sigma Gamma Rho, Incorporated. She has been awarded in the Hartford Courant's Best of Hartford Readers Poll as a distinguished Business Leader and Community Leader for three successive years - 2021, 2022, and 2023, Dr. Tangie has served as the subject matter expert for The Black News Channel and has been headlined in several magazines and social media platforms. Tangie’s influence and success as a serial entrepreneur, achieving seven-figure milestones, is remarkable.

As a 3x Amazon Best-Selling Author, a devoted wife, mother, and a proud Glam-Ma to two wonderful boys, Tangie embodies the essence of "Greater Service, Greater Progress". Her personal mantra, “IT’S PERSONAL,” is a testament to her dedication as a social change agent, driven by a deep-seated passion for making a difference in the lives of others.

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