Jessica Bayne LPC
Jessica Bayne is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) within the state of Virginia and has been providing mental health services to those in her community for over ten years. Jess received both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Lynchburg, formerly known as Lynchburg College. Jess is a current professional member of the American Counseling Association and the Virginia Counselors Association.
Jess is a trauma-informed and person-centered therapist that believes that our emotions and experiences can have great impact on our lives and deserve to be validated and understood. Jess has worked within many different settings within the mental health field such as corrections, individual and family counseling, crisis intervention and stabilization, therapeutic day treatment, and served as a clinical assessor and supervisor for mental health skill building, mobile crisis response, and crisis stabilization services.
Jess currently provides therapeutic counseling services to adults of all ages and walks of life. Jess’ strengths and areas of expertise include trauma recovery, depression, anxiety/panic, life stressors, and relationship issues. Jess brings a supportive, compassionate, and genuine approach to counseling to build a strong therapeutic relationship with each client. You will work as a team to develop skills and better understanding to then heal and move forward within your life. With dedication, hard work, and self-reflection you will work with Jess to create the changes in your life that you would like to see.
Jess specializes in working with individuals with various mental health struggles such as trauma recovery, depression, anxiety/panic, bipolar disorder, other serious mental illnesses, life stressors/stress management, and relationship issues.
Jess is a trauma-informed and person-centered therapist that uses a strengths-based approach to assist her clients throughout therapy. Jess utilizes a variety of evidence-based therapeutic techniques appropriate for each client which can include, but are not limited to, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Strength-Based perspective, and person-centered techniques.
University of Lynchburg
Bachelor’s of Arts, 2013,
Major: Sociology, Human Services Emphasis,
Minor: Gender Studies
University of Lynchburg,
Master’s of Education, 2016,
Major: Clinical Mental Health Counseling