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community advocates

Carolyn Rowley, PhD

Community Advocate
Founder and Executive Director
Cayenne Wellness Center
and Children's Foundation
P.O. Box 3856
Glendale, California, United States

Dr. Rowley is the Founder and Executive Director of Cayenne Wellness Center and Children’s Foundation (2000 – 2010). She received her M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Loyola Marymount University and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. She successfully completed an internship in Pediatric/Child Clinical Psychology with the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Louisville School of Medicine as well as a post-doctoral fellowship in the Research Training Institute at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science in Los Angeles. Dr. Rowley travels speaking on nutrition for area community centers (i.e., Crenshaw Medical Center located in Los Angeles) and lectures and does book signings. Her latest project, The Faces of Sickle Cell Disease, takes her around the United States photographing and collecting audio recordings of those with sickle cell disease.