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Jill Sexton, LPC

Stress, Anxiety Relationships Family conflicts Trauma, Abuse Grief
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About me

I am an Licensed Professional Counselor with over 16 years of experience . I specialize in treating adoption related issues, trauma, grief and loss, parenting issues. I am certified in TF-CBT, trained in EMDR and is and adoption competent professional. I serve children, adolescents, adults and families. I graduated with undergraduate degree in Psychology from Auburn University and with her masters degree in community counseling from Auburn University Montgomery.

Dr. Brené Brown says "When we deny the story, it defines us. When we own the story, we can write a brave new ending.", I believe this to be true and work with clients to create new endings through understanding our own stories, identifying triggers to block our growth, and identifying steps towards achieving desired outcomes. I provide a relatable, empathic, and calming approach. Because each person holds unique qualities and circumstances, I work to holistically understand clients and tailor the counseling experience around clients' specific needs and desires.

Professional experience

18yrs in practice
Stress, Anxiety Relationships Family conflicts Trauma, Abuse Grief

Additional areas of focus: LGBT, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Attachment Issues, Avoidant Personality, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Mood Disorders, Narcissism, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Personality Disorders, Post-traumatic Stress, Self-Love, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems

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These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Jill Sexton. 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.

Truly everything I never knew I needed and so much more! Responsive and honest in the way I needed. She is great with worksheets and prompts. We did several edmr over this service cannot say enough good things!

Written on Dec 25, 2022 after therapy with Jill for 2 years and 5 months on issues concerning family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and self esteem

I've said this before, but Jill is great. She's very understanding, she listens and above all, is empathetic. It's nice to feel "heard" and feel like somebody is in your corner.

Written on Nov 30, 2022 after therapy with Jill for 2 years and 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

I worked with Jill over the timespan of 15 months and my life has changed entirely in that time. Her open mind, listening ear and kind, understanding guidance has helped me to overcome so many struggles, some of which I never expected to overcome in my lifetime in such a relatively small timeframe. If there is ever another opportunity or need for counseling in my future life, I'd be glad to work with her again.

Written on Aug 17, 2022 after therapy with Jill for 1 year and 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, lgbt, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, career difficulties, and adhd

I really enjoy my therapy sessions with Jill - she gets to the point and also is very knowledgeable in her field. She provide a lot of back materials and book recommendations.
I highly recommend her.

Written on Apr 05, 2022 after therapy with Jill for 2 months on issues concerning addictions, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, eating disorders, parenting issues, and adhd

Thank you!

Written on Mar 29, 2022 after therapy with Jill for 11 months on issues concerning relationship issues, grief, and coping with life changes

Jill has created a safe space for me to be honest and reflect on my experiences. She offers realistic and pragmatic advice when needed and has always been there to support.

Written on Feb 23, 2022 after therapy with Jill for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, and grief