Jefferson & Associates Psychological Services
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Dr. Terry W. Jefferson
A native of Lynchburg, Terry attended Virginia Tech earning his B.S. in Psychology and he received his Ph.D. from the University of Florida in Clinical and Health Psychology. He served in the USAF in DC and California, and then moved back to Lynchburg to work at the inpatient Child and Adolescent Unit at VBH. He has been in private practice since 1994. He is married and has two children. He enjoys cycling, woodworking, stained glass, hunting and EMS. 

Dr. Jefferson treats children (age 7 and above), Adolescents, and Adults. Conducts evaluations for LD, ADHD, psychological issues and Gastric By-Pass Surgery. He provides therapy for anxiety, depression, behavior problems, issues related to medical conditions, ADHD, and PTSD. 



Patricia Sova
Patricia is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) with over 30 years experience counseling clients ages 14 and older. She offers both individual and couple's counseling. Her goal is to provide clients with direction for symptom relief as well as to encourage personal growth. 
Areas of practice include: relationship conflict, marital counseling, anxiety, varying levels of depression, bipolar disorder, stress management, self-esteem struggles, panic disorder, adult survivors of  of childhood abuse, anger management and grief and loss experiences.   She also works with individuals who display personality disorders, often manifesting as repeated dysfunctional inter-personal relationships. She has a special interest in helping people work towards healthy lifestyles including weight/eating habits, exercise and smoking.
Bruce James
Bruce has been practicing for 30 years within residential and outpatient treatment settings. He received his Ed.S. from the University of Virginia, M.Ed. from Lynchburg College and BS from Duquesne University. He has served on numerous Boards of Directors and written for several state and local publications. Bruce is a Clinical Fellow of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy. Bruce is married with two children. He enjoys spending time with his family, playing various instruments, hiking, and blacksmithing. 
Bruce provides therapy for relational/couples/family, anxiety, depression, bereavement, ADHD, medical and health concerns, and marital discernment. 
Dr. Suzanne R. Eaton
Suzanne is a licensed Clinical Psychologist who worked in Blacksburg prior to moving to Lynchburg. She is married and has two daughters. 
Suzanne treats children, adolescents, young adults, and adults. She conducts evaluations for LD and ADHD. 
Sarah R. Ball
Sarah is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with more than 15 years of experience providing psychotherapy, and advanced training in cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, and integrative theory-based practice. She has provided therapy to individuals from a wide range of backgrounds, beliefs, abilities and identities, and is committed to addressing life problems from a collaborative and nonjudgmental perspective. Areas of expertise include mood disorders, coping with life transitions, grief and loss, care-giver stress, and difficulties with relationships or life-balance. She will work with you to gain insight into patterns and connections in your life, and to develop skills and strategies to make meaningful positive changes. 
Kim Welch
Kim is the office manager. She handles scheduling, insurance, and billing. She is a graduate of Lynchburg College.  She is married and has two children.
Grace Petty
Grace is a Licensed Professional Counselor with over twelve years of experience working with adults and adolescents in school, residential treatment, university, public health, and private settings. She is a native of Lynchburg, Va., but spent most of her adult life in western North Carolina and west Texas. She believes that every person is in control of his or her own self-change and growth. Seeking therapy is a demonstration of personal strength. She is here to assist you in identifying problems and finding solutions. She provides therapeutic counseling to adults, adolescents, and pre-adolescents (age 11 and older). Services include: Anxiety/Stress, Depression, Anger Management, Adjustment, Parenting and Family Concerns, Relationship/Marital Problems, Self-Injury Behaviors, Self-Image, Personal Growth and Self-Awareness. Her services are provided in a confidential, supportive and safe environment.