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Jennifer Ford, MS, LCMHC

It takes courage to seek help and support, and taking this first step is so commendable. Jennifer offers 9 years of clinical counseling experience working with clients across the lifespan. Jennifer believes in walking the therapeutic journey with clients, tailoring treatment to their needs, and empowering them to learn the tools to make lasting changes. Jennifer has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, and families in a variety of settings, including residential treatment facilities, intensive in-home, school-based therapy, and inpatient psychiatric hospitals.  Jennifer is skilled in working with individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, family conflict, life changes and transitions, challenges with self-esteem and body image, trauma, suicidal ideation, self-harm, and coping with complex medical conditions and illnesses.  Additionally, Jennifer is passionate about working with women experiencing challenges with pregnancy, postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety, birth trauma, infertility, and pregnancy loss.

Jennifer’s therapeutic approach is eclectic and draws from many modalities to meet client needs. Jennifer believes in holistic counseling and promoting overall health and wellness. Christian Counseling and Faith-based counseling are gladly provided as well if desired by the client. Jennifer seeks to provide a safe, warm, empathetic, non-judgmental environment for clients to freely express themselves. Jennifer works to establish a collaborative relationship with clients. Jennifer loves providing care and therapy and feels that it is a privilege to walk with someone through some of life’s most difficult moments. Whatever challenges you’re experiencing today, you don’t have to face them alone. Life can be messy at times, but there is help, and Jennifer is devoted to helping clients and providing hope. Whenever you are ready to take the next step, Jennifer looks forward to working with you.


  • M.S. in Mental Health Counseling from Walden University
  • B.A. in Psychology and minor in Sociology from Winthrop University
  • Clinical internship at Florence Crittenton Services, a nonprofit residential program for pregnant homeless teens and adult women
  • Program Development at Levine Children’s Hospital medical and psychiatric observation unit
  • Mental Health Educator providing presentations on Trauma Informed Care and Secondary Traumatic Stress for providers
  • Extensive experience in residential treatment facilities, inpatient hospitals, and outpatient therapy
  • CPI (Crisis Prevention and Intervention) Certified
  • Fully trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

Areas of Expertise:

  • Trauma (childhood trauma, generational trauma, family trauma, and complex trauma)
  • Perinatal mental health
  • Spirituality, Faith, and Christian Counseling
  • Anxiety (generalized, separation, social, etc.)
  • Depression
  • Child, adolescent, and family therapy
  • Change and transitions
  • Self-harm and suicidal ideation
  • Coping with chronic medical illnesses
  • Self-esteem and body image
  • Parent-child conflict

Southpark Office

6060 Piedmont Row Drive South
Suite 120
Charlotte, NC 28287

Southpark: (704) 552-0116

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