Jinnelle Veronique Powell, MS, LPC-S
M.S. LPC-S, EMDR Certified Therapist, EMDR Consultant-In-Training
Owner, Licensed Professional Counselor, Board Approved Supervisor
Jinnelle has served the South Texas community for over eleven years in a variety of capacities with child welfare agencies and mental health community centers. Jinnelle has experience working with trauma survivors, children and adolescents, and adult perpetrators of domestic violence. Jinnelle is an EMDR* Certified Therapist. (*Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). In addition to her role as a counselor, Jinnelle has experience conducting home studies for private adoptions. When she is not working to help those in need, she spends her time raising her four children. As a professional counselor, Jinnelle strives to provide a safe and therapeutic space for clients who have a history of trauma or who may be facing difficulties in their life. She utilizes Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)* as a treatment modality along with Relational Cultural Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to assist people in meeting their goals and overcome unique challenges. Jinnelle is a member of the American Counseling Association, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing International Association, Association for Counselor Educators and Supervisors, and the Texas Counseling Association. She also serves on the Executive Board of Chi Sigma Iota at Walden University where she is completing her doctorate degree in Counselor Education and Supervision. Jinnelle earned her Master of Science in Community and Mental Health Counseling at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi in 2011 and her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology at Texas A&M University – Kingsville in 2008.
*EMDR is a form of mental health treatment that helps people heal from trauma or other distressing life experiences. EMDR treatment has been extensively researched and has demonstrated effectiveness for trauma. Please visit www.emdria.org for more information regarding EMDR.
Jinnelle believes each individual holds within them everything they need to overcome life’s challenges and meet their personal goals.