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Jill Hokanson Therapy Austin

Jill Hokanson, LCSW-S

she/her/hers

Senior Counselor
Sorry! Jill is not accepting new clients at this time.

“Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing we will ever do.” Brené Brown

Welcome! I am glad you are here. I know from experience that it can be intimidating to try something new or make a change. Kudos to you for taking the first step by considering therapy.

In my four years of counseling practice, I have worked with adults and adolescents on a variety of issues including childhood trauma, interpersonal violence and sexual trauma, general anxiety, social anxiety and performance anxiety, depression, giftedness and high sensitivity, grief and loss, challenging family-of-origin dynamics, and building healthy relationships.

I specialize in working with individuals who are experiencing life transitions. These periods of change and growth – including emerging adulthood, career discernment, coming out, moving to a new place, pregnancy, parenthood, and shifting family roles – can be exciting milestones, but can also stir up feelings of uncertainty, fear, sadness and loss. I can help you hold space for these feelings and look into yourself to discover untapped strengths during these times of change.

I work within a relational framework, meaning that I believe the relationship we build together is the most important factor in the success of therapy. It is my greatest priority that you feel safe and supported in our sessions, and we can take time to build a trusting, secure base from which to explore. I also draw from brain science, mindfulness, DBT and EMDR.

I consider it the highest honor to be entrusted with my clients’ stories and to walk alongside them for a portion of the journey to create meaning out of their experiences. I welcome, value and affirm the unique and diverse perspectives of each individual.

On a personal note, I am invigorated by my practices of swimming, cooking for my friends, and appreciating nature on trail walks with my one-year-old puppy, Maslow.

If you would like to reach me by phone to talk about your needs and how we might work together, please call 512/201-4501, ext. 133. I will return your call within 24 business hours. I look forward to hearing from you.

More about Jill

Area of Expertise

Family Relationships

Anxiety and Stress

Warm and Collaborative

Services

Individual Counseling

Locations

Central Main

Works With

Anxiety & Stress
Depression/Low Mood
Trauma
Loneliness
Low Self-Esteem
Troubled Childhood
Problem Thoughts
Perfectionism
Personal Growth
Life Transitions
Spirituality
Grief & Loss
Exploring Sexuality/Sexual expression
Questions about Gender
Issues with Parents
Relationship Issues
Domestic Violence
Parenting
Career Transitions
Problems at School
Problems at Work
Communication Issues
Caregiver Fatigue
Death & Dying
Struggles with Food/Eating
Pregnancy/Postpartum

Techniques & Experience

Helpful with mid-20's challenges
Anxiety alleviation experience
Experienced in domestic violence
Mindfulness modalities
Career counseling
Trauma-focused
EMDR
Focused on practicing skills

Qualities

Warm & caring
Helpful with mid-20's challenges
Enjoys treating young adults
Anxiety alleviation experience
Youthful
Active sense of humor
LGBTQ friendly
Experienced in domestic violence
Spiritually sensitive
Mindfulness modalities
Career counseling
Trauma focused
Calm & slow-paced
Professional experience other than counseling
EMDR
Motherly
Friendly & direct
Focused on practicing skills
Enjoys working with older adults
Additional Info

Contact Jill

512-201-4501 ext 133
Work with Jill

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  • Main
    1415 W. 51st St, #1
    Austin, TX 78756
  • Annex
    5052 Burnet Rd.,#205
    Austin, TX 78756
  • North
    8500 Shoal Creek Bldg. 4 #202
    Austin, TX 78757
  • Banister Lane
    4009 Banister Lane, #430
    Austin, TX 78704
  • Slaughter Lane
    1213 W. Slaughter Lane, #130
    Austin, TX 78748
512-201-4501
Monday - Friday
6am - 10pm
Saturday - Sunday
8am - 8pm

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