Mental Health Counselor / Therapist in Avon, CT
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Jeanne C Folks, D.Min, LPC
Individual, Couples and Group Psychotherapy
EFT & EMDR
Location
12 Old Farms Rd.   
AvonCT 06001
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Practice Information
With more than 30 years of clinical experience, my clients (adults, couples and groups) tell me they most appreciate my patience, insight and good humor. I believe deeply in my clients' abilities to find their truth when met with skill and honesty offered without judgment.

Many come people come to me with trauma-based issues. It is essential for fear and frustration to be addressed in ways that are both effective and tolerable. I often use EMDR as well as EFT - Meridian Tapping and Mindfulness Practices to help clients move through painful memories and/or negative, limiting self-beliefs which get in the way of high performance and joyful living.

I do not practice "cookie cutter" therapy - each client is unique in his or her needs. The first thing I do with each person is listen. Then, together, we work out a plan that will meet your needs in the safest, most respectful and efficient way possible.
Practice Areas/Issues Treated
 Counseling / Therapy
 Anger Management
 Anxiety and Panic
 Caregiver Issues
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues
 Couples Therapy
 Depression
 Divorce
 Eating Disorders
 Gifted / Talented Issues
 Grief and Loss
 Group Therapy
 Hypnotherapy
 Life and Wellness Coaching
 Life Transitions
 Loneliness
 Marriage Counseling
 Men's Issues
 Premarital Counseling
 Relationship Issues
 Self-Esteem Issues
 Stress Management
 Trauma and PTSD
 Women's Issues
 Work and Career Issues
Licenses/Certifications
 Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
License Info
CT #000152
Education
Doctor of Ministry with a concentration in Counseling from The School of Theology at Claremont,
Claremont, CA
CPE Internship at Atascadeo State Hospital
CPE Residency at Hartford Hospital

Mind-Body-Spirit Medicine Professional Training Program
Center for Mind-Body Medicine, Washington, DC, Basic 2003,
Advanced Certificate 2004

EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)
EMDRIA approved training, Level I 1995, Level II 1997
EMDRIA certified EMDR Practitioner
Bio:
I have dedicated my life to the development of skills and insight to assist in emotional healing and the reaching of human potential.

I have taught Social Psychology, The Psychology of Loving Relationships, Lifespan Development and The Psychology of Death & Dying at CCSU as well as Principles of Clinical Medicine and Mind-Body Medicine at UCONN School of Medicine. Teaching informs my clinical work and keeps me up to date with the latest research and wisdom in my field.

Through my work in private practice, teaching, mentoring of interns and offering consultation to clinical, medical and legal professionals, my work stays fresh and dynamic. I enjoy what I do and feel privileged for the trust that clients and colleagues alike place in me.
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Payments Accepted
Cash, check, insurance (out of network)
Hours
Day, evening and Saturday appts.
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