• Emotion-Focused Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Therapy
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Anxiety & Mood Disorders
  • Couples & Family Counseling
  • Depression
  • Self-Esteem
  • Trauma
  • Christian Counseling

BACKGROUND AND TRAINING

Jasmine Watson is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Alabama and Illinois. She earned her M.S.Ed. in Clinical Counseling from Northern Illinois University. Ms. Watson holds a National Board of Certified Counselors Certificate.  She is currently completing her PhD in Psychology, with a Specialization in Health Psychology.

Ms. Watson has significant experience with a variety of mental health issues that are active in society. Ms. Watson’s training and experience include working with populations suffering from Anxiety, Depression, Mood Disorders and Trauma in private practice, community health, hospitals, on high school and college campuses. She has vast training counseling in Christian based practices. Ms. Watson has extensive training working with survivors of suicide and trauma. She utilizes therapeutic tools such as Christian Counseling, Emotion-Focused Therapy, and Mindfulness techniques.

SERVICES

Ms. Watson provides psychotherapy for individuals wanting to develop and build coping skills to create positive change within their lives. She provides extensive knowledge in guiding individuals, couples and groups in the direction that best serves them. She is skilled in helping her clients identify their goals to achieve their intended purpose. Ms. Watson is a motivated, compassionate and caring therapist, whose foundation is based on her Christian beliefs. She strives to do her best to meet her clients where they are on their journey to finding peace. Her goal is to help clients identify the strengths in their lives to eliminate depression, anxiety, self-doubt, shame and guilt. Ms. Watson works alongside her clients to build confidence, self-worth and value to their daily lives, which encompass their future.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

American Psychological Association (APA)
Alabama Psychological Association (aPA)
American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC)
Illinois Counseling Association (ICA)
Illinois Mental Health Counseling Association (IMHCA)

CONTACT: jasmineserene@alapsych.com