It can be scary when memories of abuse and trauma refuse to stay in the past and insist on interfering with your present. There is a frustration and confusion that comes when you want to be close to others, but you've also learned that people and the world aren't safe.
If you are reliving past traumas and want to break free from the prison of pain, if you are seeking a deeper understanding of your purpose and the human condition, or if you want desperately to experience joy, but are unsure how to learn to trust and be vulnerable in order to reach that goal, Jamie will guide you through the obstacles that are standing in the way and provide a safe place for you to rewrite your understanding of your past, so you can have a better future.
Jamie has extensive personal and professional experience that contribute to her desire to help others find healing after abuse and trauma. She loves helping individuals find beauty in their stories and see the narrative of their lives in more beneficial ways. She works with individuals and couples.
CERTIFICATIONS AND CREDENTIALS
Jamie McNally, M.A., LLP, LPC, CHCO is the owner and Clinic Director of Sycamore Counseling & Coaching, LLC.
She graduated with her Master's in Counseling Psychology from Moody Theological Seminary and is currently pursuing her doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision at Liberty University.
She primarily utilizes Cognitive-Behavioral, Schema, and Narrative Therapy approaches with her clients. Jamie is passionate about education and training and, in addition to her role at Sycamore, she teaches undergraduate psychology courses as an Adjunct Professor.
Previously, Jamie was the Clinic Manager of InterSessions Psychological Services Clinic where she worked for several years training over 75 Graduate Student Interns who were pursuing their Masters in Counseling Psychology. Additionally, she assisted with teaching courses in the Graduate program and preparing counselors for post-graduate professional practice.
Jamie is a veteran of the United States Air Force; she served for over twelve years in the Air National Guard and deployed to multiple locations around the world, including in support of Hurricane Katrina relief and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Her interest in helping military members and other first responders has led her to research the areas of first responder trauma and to ensure that the team at Sycamore Counseling Services is able to provide targeted care to these populations.
*Limited Licensed Psychologists (LLPs) are supervised by a fully licensed Psychologist