I understand life can be messy and out of balance. I am here to help you discover and explore your path to healing.


Realizing you have a problem that you can't solve on your own is a brave first step for any person. Seeking out help and support is one of the toughest decisions to make. If you allow us to be a part of your journey, we will be here to support you & work with you to help you become the version of yourself.

In our years of specializing in CBT, EMDR, ACT, and mindfulness practices, we have seen people on various kinds of paths. Through tailoring our practice to meet the specific needs of every client, we can help you learn strategies to address your struggles and help you confidently plan for a better tomorrow.

We love supporting our clients as we work together to pinpoint the causes of the issues in their lives. In unison, we will work to remove negative behavioral and thought patterns that give rise to problems in your life, helping you to become a happier, more fulfilled person.

No matter what struggles you are coping with, it is never too late to change your course and develop the necessary strategies to leave yesterday's problems behind and realize tomorrow's successes.

At Joy Bessent Counseling, you will have your specific needs met in a way that is collaborative, comfortable, and conscientious. We will work with you and for you to ensure that you are meeting your individual therapeutic goals and becoming the person you've always been capable of being.

If you're ready to embark on the journey to the life you've always wanted, contact us today so we can get started!

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Compassionate & Professional

We care about you, your family, and your story. You can trust that we will treat you with respect, dignity and compassion in every interaction, while maintaining the highest standards for integrity and ethics.

About Joy Bessent

Joy believes that life can be complicated and challenging. In a safe counseling space, she helps her clients explore the challenges they encounter, examine their strengths, develop their counseling goals and choose the tools to meet those goals together.

Upholding the belief that clients are the experts on their lives, Joy aligns herself with a person-centered counseling theory and incorporates Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR), and Family Systems practices in counseling. She works with women, men, adolescents, between the ages of 14 and 18, and families in person or via Telehealth.