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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.

My Education & Experience

Joy received her MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Liberty University. She also holds a B.S. in Psychology, and is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) license #88373. Joy has been counseling since January of 2021, and specializes in anxiety, trauma, complex trauma, PTSD, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), OCD,  depression, life transitions, and relationship issues.

Licensed Professional Counseling Associate

National Board Certified Counselor

EMDR Trained

SYMBIS Certified

American Counseling Association

American Association of Christian Counselors

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