Hello There.

 

Jessica Jarman, M.Ed, LPC

I’m a licensed professional counselor in Columbia, SC that works with LGBTQ+ clients looking for a safe space to work things out.

I graduated with my Master’s in Mental Health Counseling in 2013. I found myself specializing in trauma, spending several years as a therapist in a domestic violence center and then in substance abuse treatment.

When I arrived in Columbia I took on a support group for LGBTQIA+ teens and realized how few therapists we have that truly specialize in working with the LGBT+ community. I decided this is where I needed to be.

As a member of the LGBT+ community myself, you’ll never have to educate or defend your identity with me. I love to laugh, I’m sarcastic, irreverent, energetic and honest. I paint, draw, sculpt and sew. I have two dogs that I absolutely love and yes- I do want to see a picture of your pups.

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Credentials: Licensed Professional Counselor (SC, current), Licensed Mental Health Counselor (FL, current), M.Ed in Counselor Education (2013). Additional training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)