Jennifer Myers is a licensed psychological associate who received her B.A. from Ohio University and her M.A. from Western Carolina University. She has worked in the field of psychology since 1997. Jennifer works with a broad range of clients, from childhood through adulthood, recognizing that every stage of life has unique challenges and rewards. She practices Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), to address a wide range of client issues.
When working with couples and families, Jennifer utilizes John Gottman’s Marital Principles, as well as Sue Johnson’s Attachment Marital Therapies. She has expertise in treating mood disorders, navigating life transitions, issues related to sexual functioning and trauma, as well as interpersonal conflict within close relationships.
In addition to more than 17 years of clinical practice, Jennifer has taught in UNCW’s Psychology Department since 2002 and was named UNCW’s Lecturer of the Year in 2009. Jennifer has taught extensively in the ares of child and human development, intimate relationships, human sexual behavior, and theories of counseling psychology.
Myers, B., Myers, J., Herndon, P., Broszkiewicz, N., & Tar, M. (2014). Beliefs about therapist suggestiveness and memory veracity in recovered memory therapy: An analogue study. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice.