About me

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!


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Family conflicts
  • Self esteem
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
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 , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Gottman Method, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 16

Services offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

VA LPC 0701005400


Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Jennifer Smith. We don’t pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Written on Jan 16, 2023 after therapy with Jennifer for 2 weeks on issues concerning addictions, relationship issues, grief, and coping with life changes

Awesome Professional

Written on Jan 08, 2023 after therapy with Jennifer for 5 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and self esteem

I enjoy are sessions. They have been helpful. I feel relaxed and willing to share my crazy.

Written on Dec 19, 2022 after therapy with Jennifer for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, self esteem, and coping with life changes

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.

Written on Nov 29, 2022 after therapy with Jennifer for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, family conflicts, grief, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

One session in and I must say Jennifer is VERY comfortable. I feel heard and safe already.

Written on Oct 24, 2022 after therapy with Jennifer for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety

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.

Written on Oct 20, 2022 after therapy with Jennifer for 7 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Great therapist

Written on Sep 12, 2022 after therapy with Jennifer for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, career difficulties, and adhd

So far Jennifer if a great listener and very on point with her evaluation of my trauma

Written on Aug 16, 2022 after therapy with Jennifer for 1 week on issues concerning career difficulties

Jennifer is very professional. She listened well and encouraged me to find ways to solve my problems. I would recommend her to a friend.

Written on Apr 18, 2022 after therapy with Jennifer for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd

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.

Written on Apr 08, 2022 after therapy with Jennifer for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, sleeping disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, compassion fatigue, and adhd

Jennifer you have been very helpful to me. I am grateful

Written on Mar 23, 2022 after therapy with Jennifer for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, and adhd

Sweet, caring... effective tools and recommendations given when I really need them.

Written on Mar 13, 2022 after therapy with Jennifer for 3 months on issues concerning relationship issues, grief, and coping with life changes

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.

Written on Jan 10, 2022 after therapy with Jennifer for 1 month on issues concerning stress, anxiety, depression, self esteem, relationship issues, coping with life changes, adhd, and career difficulties

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.

Written on Nov 30, 2021 after therapy with Jennifer for 2 weeks on issues concerning family conflicts

I like my therapist and I would recommend her anytime.

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