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Jenna Godfrey, Ph.D., HSP-P
Dr. Jenna Godfrey is a licensed psychologist with a Ph.D. in Clinical Rehabilitation Psychology who works with adults (ages 18 and up), either individually, as a couple, or family therapy. She takes a collaborative approach with the individuals that she works with and assists people in identifying and taking steps toward their own life goals. She utilizes a supportive style, focusing on the individual’s strengths, and her method is eclectic with an emphasis on Cognitive Behavioral techniques and recovery principles. Dr. Godfrey works with adults with a wide-variety of concerns including: depression, anxiety, trauma history, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), bipolar disorder, substance misuse, adjustment to life transitions, coping with disability or physical health problems in self or loved ones, support and psychoeducation for onset of severe mental illness in loved ones, and stress and/or anger management.
Prior to joining PPAD she was employed as a Senior Psychologist at Central Regional Hospital (CRH) in Butner, NC and has experience working with individuals who have complex mental and physical health concerns. She earned her B.S. in psychology from Indiana University-Bloomington and her M.S. and PhD. from Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis. Dr. Godfrey moved to North Carolina to complete her clinical internship at the Durham VA Medical Center working with veterans who had difficulties coping with mental health issues, such as depression, anxiety, posttraumatic stress, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. She also assisted veterans who were adjusting to physical health issues, such as pain management, diabetes, HIV, and cancer. She then moved to California for a post-doctoral fellowship at the Palo Alto VA to gain further specialization in psychosocial rehabilitation for individuals coping with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, severe depression, PTSD, and/or substance misuse.
Dr. Godfrey moved back to North Carolina for a unique opportunity that combined the position at CRH with teaching at UNC-Chapel Hill (Clinical Assistant Professor from 2011-2013). She is active in the North Carolina Psychological Association with membership on the Diversity and Early Career Psychologist Committees and currently sits on the Board as a Regional Representative.