Charity Finch Jackson, MS, LPC, BCN
Practice Owner & Therapist
Charity is a Licensed Professional Counselor and the practice owner of Ascend Counseling and Neurotherapy since 2014. She received her Masters Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling in 2012 and a degree in Psychology in 1998. Although Charity works with all ages, she is passionate about helping young adults navigate into adulthood, this includes late teens and early to mid twenties, with a combination of unconditional support and skills training for interacting with today's society. She has been certified in the use of Neurotherapy since 2011 and became EMDR trained in 2017 to best serve those who have experienced events in their lives that they feel hold them back from reaching their most genuine self. Charity specializes in helping ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, Insomnia, and Stress Tolerance. She uses a combination of neurofeedback with her EMDR techniques to work with the brain, mind and body towards complete wellness. She is a member of the Association of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, as well as the American Counseling Association.
An experiential therapist, Joana believes that change is best achieved through experience. Specializing in young adults and young-at-heart adults, she combines this approach with her skills in EMDR and neurofeedback to address brain, mind, and body regarding all manner of mental health concerns including trauma, anxiety, depression, emotional distress, substance abuse, and transitional issues. Joana graduated from Hardin-Simmons University with a Masters in Clinical Counseling and Marriage and Family Therapy in 2017. She is a fully-trained EMDR therapist with specialized training in Neurofeedback therapy and Sandtray therapy.
Joana Sossaman, MA, LPC
Linda brings over 15 years of experience to her practice, helping clients identify and build on their own strengths to move through challenges. Using an eclectic approach, Linda blends multiple counseling modalities including Neurofeedback and biofeedback to assist clients in reaching their goals and live authentic lives. This brain-body approach addresses a wide variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, stress, PTSD, trauma and marital issues. Linda received her masters in social work from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2008, and is a Board Certified Neurotherapist. She recently received training in EMDR to better serve her clients' needs.
Linda Jacobs, MS, LCSW, BCN
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Farrah is an experienced, approachable therapist with a strong cognitive-behavioral background. Her passion lies in helping survivors of trauma and she is interested in serving LGBTQIA, polyamorous, kink, and all sexual minority communities. Her counseling methods center on a CBT-based approach to reaching personal goals, processing depression, and overcoming anxiety with a special focus on establishing and maintaining boundaries. Farrah graduated with a Masters of Science in Counseling and Development from Texas Women's University in 2020. She was recently offered admission to the doctoral program in Marriage and Family Therapy at TWU and will begin her coursework in Spring 2021.