Monday appointments available
$200 for 45-60 minutes (individual therapy)
$225 for 60-75 minutes (individual)
$250 for 90 minute session (individual)
JENNIFER CHASE FINCH, M.A., LPC, NCC, CBCT® INSTRUCTOR, CERTIFIED MEDITATION INSTRUCTOR
Jennifer Chase Finch is dedicated to resolving trauma through somatic treatment modalities, meditation, contemplative and integrative sciences. She was a practicing licensed professional therapist for almost two decades prior to founding Be Here Now Mindfulness, LLC. In addition to her private practice, she offers online and in-person trainings to individuals, health care practitioners and corporate settings. Her great passion is bringing healing to people who have been through trauma with a Capital “T” or a lower case “t,” so they can know themselves as peaceful, complete, whole and safe individuals and they can thrive and flourish in the world in the way they were intended.
She earned her Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology and Addictionology, from Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, and graduated Summa Cum Laude. She has extensive training in crisis counseling, addictions, attachment disorders and trauma-based therapy. In 2013, she began incorporating meditation, mindfulness, somatic meditation and compassion treatment modalities as her therapy of choice.
She is a graduate of the CBCT®(Cognitively-Based Compassion Training®) and is now a Certified CBCT® Instructor through Emory University's Center for Contemplative Science and Compassion Based Ethics.
She is currently enrolled in a 3-year intensive Somatic Experiencing® certification program, and is a Level I SE® Practitioner. The Somatic Experiencing® method is a body-oriented approach to the healing of trauma and other stress disorders.
She is a Certified .b Instructor through the Mindfulness in Schools Project. She is a Certified Mindfulness Meditation Instructor through the Open Heart Project. In addition, she has been educated in The Still Quiet Place curriculum for children ages 4 and up, and Sitting Still Like a Frog for children ages 4 and up.
She has taught mindfulness techniques to children, teens and adults and has worked in many clinical settings including hospitals, inpatient units, Community Mental Health facilities, University of North Carolina-Asheville, and the Duke Addictions Program--Duke Medical School.
Jennifer has had a personal meditation practice for many years and firmly believes that it has course-corrected her life.
Licensing and Certifications
Licensed Professional Counselor - #LPC004375
National Certified Counselor - NCC
National Board Certified Counselor - NBCC
Certified Clinical Mental Health Counselor - CCMHC
.b Mindfulness in Schools Certified Instructor - Mindfulness in Schools Project
CBCT® Certified Instructor (Cognitively Based Compassion Training®) - Emory University - Center for Contemplative Science and Compassion-Based Ethics
Certified Meditation Instructor - Open Heart Project with Susan Piver
SE® Somatic Experiencing --in Training
Professional Activities and Memberships
Member- American Counseling Association
Member- American Psychological Association
Member- Licensed Professional Counselors Association--Georgia
Chartered Member of Compassionate Atlanta
Active Member of Mindful Mornings—Atlanta Chapter
Founder/Leader of East Cobb Sangha Meditation Meet-Ups
- Meditation, Mindfulness & Compassion Training
- Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused, Attachment Styles and Attachment-Based, Somatic Experiencing, Addictions, 12-step based, Jungian, Mindfulness-based (MBCT), Buddhist-psychology, Focusing, Somatic, Compassion Focused, Art Therapy, Emotionally Focused, Bio/Psycho/Social, Neurological and Biological Approaches, Strength-Based, Trauma-Focused
• Trauma •Stress Disorders •Anxiety • Intimacy Issues • Addiction • Including Sex Addiction • Life Coaching • Life Transitions • Emotional Regulation • Depression • ADHD • Chronic Impulsivity • Chronic Pain • Grief • Parenting • Behavioral Issues • Coping Skills • Peer Relationships • Codependency • Resiliency • Embodied Emotions • Self-Esteem • Sexual Abuse • Stress • Trauma and PTSD