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Jennifer Butzen, Director, LPC

Jennifer Butzen is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Georgia. She holds a Master of Science in Clinical/Counseling Psychology from New Mexico Highlands University. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia. Jennifer trained at an inpatient hospital, an outpatient counseling facility, a school based counseling environment and in the legal system with at-risk youth. She has extensive experience with assessment and diagnosis of psychiatric disorders.

Jennifer is an open-minded and compassionate therapist who uses a strengths-based, solution-focused approach to address the challenges her clients are facing. Her approach is to use evidenced-based techniques to help empower her clients to have the confidence to make better life decisions. She incorporates mindfulness and meditation to help individuals establish coping skills they can use in many different circumstances. She also helps clients assess their own readiness for change, and identify the obstacles that are preventing them from making changes and achieving their goals. Jennifer specializes in working with adolescents and adults in both individual and family counseling to help people suffering from:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety and stress
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Life transitions
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Women’s issues
  • Sexual problems
  • Identity issues
  • LGBTQIA issues
  • Gender Identity Transitions

Jennifer has experience working with people of diverse sexual orientations, cultural backgrounds and religious affiliations. She strives to create a trusting and collaborative environment where clients can express themselves honestly without fear of judgment or rejection. Jennifer is an active member of the World Transgender Health Organization (WPATH) as a medical provider. She adheres to the WPATH standards of care.