Hello there! I am happy you have found us! I am a licensed Mental Health Counselor who has over fifteen years of experience in the field and I have a solid foundation in utilizing techniques from Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Schema-Focused Cognitive Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Solution focused therapy. I also have a strong Christian faith and am very passinate about providing faith based counseling to those individuals that want to incorporate their faith into our sessions. I am known for a warm, relaxed, empathetic approach to counseling; helping you explore ways to make the changes in your life that will allow you to look forward to the future with hope and encouragement. I work with clients from a strength-based, positive and affirming approach, helping you to feel inspired to succeed in whatever areas you would like to focus on.
I earned my BS degree in Clinical Psychology from York College of Pennsylvania, and my MS degree in Mental Health Counseling from Springfield College in Massachusetts.
I work with a wide range of issues including: depression, anxiety, unresolved emotional issues, grief and loss, relational/family concerns, and substance abuse. I also love providing counseling to couples, as this is also a speciality of mine. I look forward to meeting with you and learning more about how I can better help and encourage you during this time!
- Stress, Anxiety
- Relationship issues
- Family conflicts
- Self esteem
Addictions , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Anger management , Coping with life changes , Compassion fatigue , ADHD , Aging and Geriatric Issues , Codependency , Commitment Issues , Communication Problems , Control Issues , Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster , Divorce and Separation , Drug and Alcohol Addiction , Forgiveness , Guilt and Shame , Infidelity , Jealousy , Life Purpose , Military and Veterans Issues , Mood Disorders , Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) , Self-Love , Women's Issues , Workplace Issues , Young Adult Issues Read more...
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Gottman Method, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy
VA LPC 0701005400
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I enjoy are sessions. They have been helpful. I feel relaxed and willing to share my crazy.
I’ve thoroughly enjoyed our sessions. Jennifer is definitely a good listener and gives positive feedback, and by positive I mean professional, insightful, though provoking, etc.
One session in and I must say Jennifer is VERY comfortable. I feel heard and safe already.
Jennifer listens to my concerns and my general ramblings without judgement, she asks thoughtful questions, and seems genuinely interested in my mental health and helping me find the tools to manage my anxiety. She is a wonderful counselor.
So far Jennifer if a great listener and very on point with her evaluation of my trauma
Jennifer is very professional. She listened well and encouraged me to find ways to solve my problems. I would recommend her to a friend.
My therapist is wonderful! She has helped me pull strength out of myself that I never thought existed! God has placed her in my life as a little lighthouse to help point me in the right direction.
Jennifer you have been very helpful to me. I am grateful
Sweet, caring... effective tools and recommendations given when I really need them.
Therapist is very helpful and listens to whatever issues or topics that are bothering you and she gives great advice and works with you to maneuver through whatever obstacles. After time allows she does a follow up.
I loved chatting with Jennifer. She was very personable and understanding. She offered suggestions that were doable according to my situation. I’d definitely recommend her.
I like my therapist and I would recommend her anytime.