Mary Jane Murphy-Gonzales began her career in the counseling field in 1982 when she worked as a career consultant for a psychological testing and consulting firm in Nashville, Tennessee. She is now a licensed counselor who devotes half her practice to psychotherapy and the rest to career testing and counseling.
Mary Jane also has training as a rehabilitation counselor. She helps people adjust after a life-changing event such as an accident, addiction recovery, loss of a loved one, divorce, mental or physical illness, job loss or other life transition.
She has 6 years’ experience working in hospitals with patients after catastrophic injury, helping them to return to their previous jobs whenever possible, or to create new career paths with the help of vocational testing and assistive technology.
Mary Jane has worked in a variety of settings as a counselor. She has taught classes on career development issues, time management and organization. She has a B.S. degree from Miami University (Ohio), an M.A. in Art Education from The Ohio State University, and an M.S. in Counseling from Georgia State University.
Certified Therapist in EMDR since 2009
by the EMDR International Association (EMDRIA)
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) by the
State of Georgia Composite Board licence #2894 Certification
A Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) is a mental health professional trained in psychotherapy and family systems therapy. The State of Georgia requires an LPC to complete a master’s degree from an accredited college or university and 4 years of supervised training as a full-time counselor. The LPC designation indicates that the counselor has a state license.
LPC’s work with a wide range of clinical problems that are psychologically and emotionally based. These problems can include depression, anxiety, grief, phobias, neuroses and personality disorders.