Jennifer Smith, LPC
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!
Additional areas of focus: 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
Clinical approaches: 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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Jennifer was a life saver. She listened to me and allowed me to vent and provided solution based therapy. I would recommend
Written on Mar 30, 2023 after therapy with Jennifer for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, and coping with life changes
Jennifer has helped me so much in the last couple of months. I’m grateful to have her as my therapist, she’s amazing!
Written on Mar 20, 2023 after therapy with Jennifer for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and family conflicts
I have never had much faith in counseling,.. until I met Jennifer! She has helped me through the most difficult time of my life! She has so much wisdom and is so understanding! She has been a real guide for me and I really appreciate her always checking in on me and answering every question that I have! She goes above and beyond to show her support! i hope everyone will be able to experience the power and see the. results of what a true therapist like mine can do! Thank you Jennifer for everything you have done to get ne to the next level of my life!
Written on Feb 25, 2023 after therapy with Jennifer for 1 year 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
Written on Jan 16, 2023 after therapy with Jennifer for 2 weeks on issues concerning addictions, relationship issues, grief, and coping with life changes
I enjoy are sessions. They have been helpful. I feel relaxed and willing to share my crazy.
Written on Jan 08, 2023 after therapy with Jennifer for 5 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and self esteem
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 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