Julius Melvin Jefferies

Licensed Professional Counselor, ASDCS, ELD, C-GC, LPC

Verified by Psychology Today
3 Endorsed
(731) 327-4781

Julius Melvin Jefferies

Licensed Professional Counselor, ASDCS, ELD, C-GC, LPC

Verified by Psychology Today
3 Endorsed

Location

Knoxville, TN 37923
(731) 327-4781
Offers online therapy

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About

Julius M. Jefferies is a Clinical Mental Health Therapist serving the Knox County area of Tennessee with specialties in a wide range of individual, couple, and group therapy interventions. His clinical experience in the last 15 years has focused on holistic, solution-focused therapy for both adolescents and adults who are living with autism, crisis, psychological disorder, trauma, and grief.  Julius earned a Masters of Mental Health Counseling from Freed-Hardeman University followed by specialty certifications in Grief Counseling, Autism Disorder Specialist intervention, and as an End of Life Doula.
As a member of the Mental Health Active Response Team (Tn MHART) and the National Board of Certified Counselors (NCC), Julius’ professional ambition is to not only walk alongside those in therapeutic environments, but also provide emergency and acute therapy intervention.
Remember it's ok to not be ok. We all are worthy infinitely valuable individuals who deserve to be helped in a time of need.
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Finances

  • Cost per Session: $60 - $125
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Paypal, Visa

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 15 Years
  • License: Tennessee / 4357
  • School: Freedhardeman University
  • Year Graduated: 2011
I am a Certified Grief Therapist,Certified End of Life Doula and Certified Autism Clinical Specialist.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: The National Certified Counselor (NCC) / 719310
  • Certificate Date: 2015
  • Certificate: Certified Professional End-of-Life Doula
  • Certificate Date: 2019

Endorsements

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
"I have worked with Julius for a few years. He is kind, calming, and and has a really big heart. His life goal is to help others. He is amazing with grief of all kinds. I have referred clients to him and will always continue to do so."

Licensed Professional Counselor, MHSP, NCC
"Julius has so much compassion for the people he severs. He makes you feel comfortable to talk to because of his positive attitude and caring demeanor."

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MHSP

Location

Knoxville, TN 37923
(731) 327-4781
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Specialties
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Grief
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Child
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Internet Addiction
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality (NPD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acute Grief Therapy Interventions
  • Acute psychiatric therapy Interventions
  • Applied Behavioral Analysis
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Reality Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Cities
Counties
Neighborhoods
Last Modified: 8 Nov 2022
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Julius Melvin Jefferies

Licensed Professional Counselor, ASDCS, ELD, C-GC, LPC