Jennifer Goodson, LMHC
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I am an experienced licensed mental health counselor who specializes in Women's Mental Health which encompasses relationship issues, trauma, mood disorders, boundaries, anxiety, depression, and daily life struggles.
Jennifer Goodson’s focus is on helping others walk the journey of inner healing through practical application and with various psychotherapy approaches that birth truth, freedom, change, and growth within the mind, body, and spirit. As a licensed professional counselor, Jennifer enjoys bringing out the gold within her clients by highlighting an individual’s core strengths and abilities when they cannot see it for themselves. Jennifer helps her clients see their true potential so they can grasp the truth of who they are and their purpose. Jennifer works with her clients to help build self-esteem, and heal from life experiences whether that be trauma-related, relational issues, or mental illness.
As a therapist and transformational speaker, her passion is to bring awareness to the struggles of mental illness, end the stigma, and embrace the individual. Jennifer is a strong advocate of educating the religious systems and leadership on mental illness, trauma, and the importance of clinical mental health counseling options.
Jennifer holds a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Regent University, a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Behavioral Sciences from Ashford University. Jennifer is a licensed clinical mental health practitioner, LMHC, through the Florida Board for Mental Health Counselors and EMDR Trained Therapist. Jennifer has over 13 years of experience in pastoral counseling, women’s leadership and mentorship, motivational speaking, and advocating for mental health. In addition, to providing therapy to individuals, couples, and families, she has worked in inpatient settings and community health outpatient settings providing therapy to clients whose diagnoses range from post-traumatic stress disorder, general anxiety disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorders to bipolar and schizophrenia mood disorders, along with various other diagnoses.
Currently, Jennifer is active in her private practice located in Winter Haven, Florida, and is an Adjunct Professor of Psychology at Warner University in Lake Wales, Florida.
Serving the state of Florida. Telehealth & In-Office options are available. Practice hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Evening hours are offered for established clients. Saturday Telehealth hours are offered.
Insurance is not accepted at this time, only private pay.
Send an Email to contact Jennifer for a free 15-minute phone consultation or Call 305-615-5113.
Specialties & Clinical Interests
- Autism Spectrum Disorder
- Bipolar & Other Mood Disorders
- Body Image
- Family Conflict
- Grief & Loss
- Law Enforcement/First Responders
- Life Coaching
- Mental Health Professionals
- Pre-Marital & Marital Issues
- Stress/Stress Management
- Trauma & Ptsd
- Women's Issues
- Client-Centered Therapy
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
- Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
- Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
- Trauma-Informed Therapy
- Military Families
- Trauma Survivors
Faith Based Specialties