About Me

About Me

Janet Velazquez obtained her Ph.D. in Clinical Counseling from Trevecca Nazarene University.  In addition, she has her Master's in Marriage & Family Therapy from Trevecca Nazarene University and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of Tennessee.  She is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. She has worked in social service settings for over fifteen years and is passionate about helping clients move forward in life. It is about meeting a person where they are at in life and helping them meet their goals.  She has a broad interest and background in cultural issues, acculturation and diversity.

Janet is interactive and solution-focused. Her approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates somatic methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

Ph.D. in Clinical Counseling - Trevecca Nazarene University 

Master's in Marriage & Family Therapy - Trevecca Nazarene University 

Bachelor of Science - Austin Peay State University  

Additional Training:

EMDR Certification Training, EMDRIA approved

EMDR Basic Training, EMDRIA approved (S.A.F.E. - Somatic and Attachment Focused EMDR)

Gottman Method Couples Therapy - Level I Clinical Training

HIPAA Awareness for Mental Health

Military Cultural Competence

Member of the following professional organizations: 

American Association of Marriage & Family Therapists 

Tennessee Association of Marriage & Family Therapists 

American Counseling Association 

Certified International Career Coach