Patrice Jucks has nine years of clinical experience, which includes working with diverse clientele ranging from children to adults. These experiences include counseling in settings such as an outpatient community mental health center, a residential hospital, community based (in-home) services, and a crisis-call center. Patrice has conducted individual, family, and group therapy in areas such as depression, ADHD, teen issues, anger management, and trauma. She also provides clinical supervision to counseling interns and counselors who are seeking licensure.
From the first session, Patrice encourages hope and inner strength in all of her clients. In sessions, she utilizes Solution Focused Therapy, Person Centered Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. It is Patrice’s view that all individuals have good qualities, the capability to do well, and have the desire to make changes in their lives. In addition, she believes that negative thinking has a strong effect on people’s behaviors and that if they can shift their thinking in a positive manner, they will be motivated and drawn to more pleasant outcomes.
Patrice is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Georgia, a Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor (CPCS), and a Certified Anger Management Specialist (CAMS). She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at Spelman College, a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology at Temple University, and a Doctoral Degree in Counselor Education and Supervision at Argosy University. Patrice is a member of the Licensed Professional Counselor Association.
Areas of Expertise:
* Anger Management
* Adolescent Issues
* Major Life Changes
* Relationship Issues