Jeff Jennings, Therapist in Charlottesville, Virginia — Zencare
Jeff  Jennings
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Jeff Jennings


Psychologist, PhD Master of Science, MS Master of Arts, MA Licensed Clinical Psychologist, LCP
Virginia Accepting Online
North Downtown Accepting In-person
Updated July 29, 2022

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Couples counseling
  • Life coaching
  • Men's health
  • Peak performance
  • Panic attacks / panic disorder

Professional statement

Dr. Jeff Jennings is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, a published, peer-reviewed author, and a life and relationship coach. Located in Charlottesville, VA, he specializes in treating high-achieving professionals, couples, and graduate students to reduce anxiety and other life challenges that block peak performance. His approach is guided by research in neuroscience, positive psychology, motivation, mindfulness, and goal attainment, aimed to help individuals and couples move beyond their fears into greater fulfillment of life and love.

Dr. Jennings assists high-performers from all manner of professions and backgrounds uncover the root causes of what impedes their life, career, or relational functioning. Combining insight-oriented therapy with the practicality of cognitive-behavioral interventions and life coaching, he approaches treatment in a collaborative, solution-focused manner designed to empower individuals and couples to overcome the barriers to realizing their highest potential in life, work, and relationships. Dr. Jennings enjoys helping his clients move beyond merely coping with adversity, to thriving in the face of adversity by building research-based skills that improve well-being and happiness, increase mental resilience, regulate emotions, and create sustainable behavior change.

Dr. Jennings is available for in-office appointments in Charlottesville and online appointments for clients located throughout Virginia. He offers morning and afternoon appointment slots.

Message to clients

We all face challenges in life, and even the most accomplished, goal-oriented individuals can struggle at times to find their way to the other side. If life is getting the best of you right now, be it in your personal well-being, career strivings, or relational functioning, I'd welcome the opportunity to talk with you and see if I can help provide some direction. We can all benefit at times from a guide, a coach, or a fresh perspective. My hope is that whatever you are facing, you will take the step to walk with someone through it, rather than going it alone.


Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love

Life coaching - Identifying intentions and implementing strategies to build resilience and work towards one’s personal, health, or career goals

Men's health - Expertise in working with adult men; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges and promote physical and mental health

Peak performance - Addressing mental barriers to realizing full potential; overcoming performance anxiety and self-doubt to reach personal and professional goals

Panic attacks / panic disorder - Brief, intense periods of overwhelming fear or anxiety


  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Young adults (18-24)


Jeff Jennings is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $200 (50min)


Online Sessions (Virginia)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9am - 5pm
  • Tue 9am - 5pm
  • Wed 9am - 5pm
  • Thu 9am - 5pm
  • Fri 9am - 5pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

North Downtown practice
408 East Market St, Suite 201C, Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
Accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 9am - 5pm
  • Tue 2pm - 4pm
  • Wed 9am - 5pm
  • Thu Please inquire about hours
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 19 years

University of Virginia Student Health, Psychologist/Psychotherapist, 2015 - 2021
Regent University, Assistant Professor/Assistant Director of Psychological Services Center, 2013 - 2015

Virginia Commonwealth University, Ph.D. Counseling Psychology, 2013
Richmont Graduate University, M.A. Professional Counseling, 2003


Virginia: 0810005152