About Carmela Fisher
Carmela Fisher is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and board-approved supervisor who worked for The Baltimore Veterans Administration Medical Center/ Healthcare for Homeless Veterans program as the Addictions Therapist supporting Veterans battling mental health and substance use concerns. Prior to her tenure with the VA, Carmela worked for TurnAround Inc., as the Transitional Housing Coordinator assisting women and children affected by domestic violence. Carmela is a native Baltimorean who served in the United States Army as a Motor Transportation Operator. After completing her tour of duty, she earned her Master’s degree in Psychology from Towson University and Bachelor’s degree from Morgan State University. She has served on numerous boards and committees; most notably, as Vice President with the Maryland Center for Problem Gambling, Vice President of Public Relations and Treasurer with the Baltimore VA Toastmaster’s Club #8369, and the VA’s Mental Health Diversity Committee as a Veteran advocate for Women Veterans.
Carmela also spent 30 years of her life in the field of Cosmetology and transforming lives. To date, she is an entrepreneur and businesswoman of Cultured Pearls Images, LLC., whose goal is to have Beauty and Mind complement one another. She intends to use her expansive expertise of counseling and cosmetology to educate Women Veteran’s heal from the “Inside/Out- all while stringing their pearls of wisdom.”