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Jennifer Fike, LPC Associate
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Supervised by Maureen M. Hawn, LPC-S

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

Hello and welcome! 

I’ve been where you are now and understand the courage and vulnerability it takes to seek support. Thank you for taking the time to explore what connecting with me may be like. I’m glad you’re here! 

I was twenty-something when life taught me strong relationships are the key to health and well-being. Neuroscience has proven this true and we now know that we are inherently wired for connection on a neurobiological level.  Connection isn’t a luxury, it’s essential to our survival. Ironically, it’s connection that can also be the source of our most profound pain and suffering. 

No matter how deep the hurt or how great the loss, things can shift when we feel seen, heard, and understood by another. We heal in connection with others. 

My goal, as a therapist, is to provide a space that allows you to experience safety, acceptance, and compassion; a space for you to be courageous, vulnerable, and authentic; a space to experience hope and genuine connection. It’s my hope that therapy with me is an experience of feeling seen, heard, and cared for, a place where you are not alone. 

I enjoy working with both individuals and couples from all walks of life. I am LGBTQIA+ allied, sex and kink positive, and I strive to be inclusive and affirming of all identities. You’ll find that I’m curious and compassionate as we explore your thoughts, feelings, and relationships with yourself and the world. 

A little about me: I’m technically a native Texan, but claim roots in Memphis and California, too. I graduated from St. Edward’s University with my MA in Counseling. I also have a Master of Business Administration from Texas State. In my past life, I was a 3rd-grade teacher with Austin ISD, where I taught math and science. I love running, reading, cupcakes, and dogs. When I’m not at Therapy Austin you can find me at Town Lake with one of our fur babies, chauffeuring one of our teenagers to one of their many activities, or trying to find some peace and quiet with my husband.

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MORE ABOUT Jennifer

Rates

Starts at $110/hr*

*Actual rates subject to
counsellor openings

Area of Expertise

Trauma, Grief & Loss, Parenting, Communication & Conflict Management Compassionate, Warm, Relatable EMDR, IFS-informed, Emotion-focused, Attachment/IP Neurobiology

Specializations

Services

Family Therapy
Individual Counseling

Locations

Offsite
South Slaughter

Works With

Academic Pressure
Adoption
Affair Recovery
Anger Management
Anxiety & Stress
Bullying
Career Transitions
Caregiver Fatigue
Chronic Illness
Communication Issues
Conflict Resolution
Death & Dying
Depression/Low Mood
Development Trauma
Divorce
Exploring Sexuality/Sexual Expression
Gender Identity
Grief & Loss
High Conflict Couple
Identity Development/Exploration
Imposter Syndrome
Inner Critic/Negative Self Talk
Issues with Parents
Life Transitions
Loneliness/Isolation
Low Self-Esteem
Neurodivergence (ADD/Autism)
Non-Monogamy/Polyamory
Parenting
Perfectionism
Personal Growth
Pregnancy/Postpartum
Premarital Issues
Problem Thoughts
Problems at School
Problems at Work
Relationship Issues
Relationship to Social Media
Social Skills Development
Spirituality
Substance Use
Trauma
Troubled Childhood
Troublesome Behaviors

Techniques & Experience

ACT - Values Based Therapy
Anxiety alleviation experience
Career counseling
CBT oriented
DBT trained/informed
Effective with high-conflict couples
EFT (Emotion Focused Therapy)
EMDR
Familiar with substance abuse
Focused on practicing skills
Gottman Method
Helpful with mid-20's challenges
IFS (Parts work)
Mindfulness modalities
Practices from an anti-racist lens
Specializing in couples counseling
Specializing in grief, loss, death, dying
Trauma-focused

Qualities

Active sense of humor
Anxiety alleviation experience
Calm & slow-paced
Decades of life experience
Enjoys working with first-time therapy clients
Enjoys working with midlife adults
Enjoys working with older adults
Enjoys working with young adults
Experienced in raising children
Friendly & direct
Identity Affirming
LGBTQIA+ Affirming
Lived experience/Identity affirming
Motherly
Nonjudgmental
Patient
Professional experience other than counseling
Social Media Savvy
Spiritually sensitive
Warm & caring
Youthful

ADDITIONAL INFO

Clinical Supervision

Maureen M. Hawn, LPC-S

8700 Menchaca Road, Suite 804

Austin, TX 78748

512/633-1994

Contact Jennifer

512-201-4501 ext 347

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