• Family and Child Therapist - Jenn Lowe
    Licensed Professional Counselor Associate


  • Jenn Lowe, LPCA

    Play Therapy

    Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Jenn Lowe, M.A., LPCA
Play Therapy Counselor, Teen & Child Therapist, Mental Health Provider
Serving Individuals and Families in Johnston & Wake Counties of North Carolina

is a licensed professional counselor associate. Jenn provides individual counseling to children, adolescents, and women. She also provides family counseling as well as christian counseling.
Jenn has experience working with a variety of issues including; depression, anxiety, bipolar, stress, self-esteem issues, anger, grief and loss, separation issues, divorce, panic disorders, ADHD, ODD, OCD, behavioral problems, social skills, learning disabilities, school issues, childhood sexual and physical abuse, childhood neglect, self-injuring behaviors, trauma, and PTSD. She has had great success in helping children overcome anxiety including separation anxiety, school phobias, and generalized anxiety disorder.
A Michigan native, Jenn originally came to North Carolina to teach. She earned a Masters in Mental Health from Campbell University and a Bachelor’s degree from Western Michigan University. She was a public school teacher for more than 10 years before becoming a counselor. She completed her mental health internship at One-Eighty Counseling. In addition to private practice Jenn has experience working with diverse populations in a community mental health agency.

Jenn believes in building a strong therapeutic alliance and relationship built on trust with her clients. After building a relationship it is her goal to develop mutually assigned upon goals. She uses cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), client-centered approaches, as well as using an eclectic approach to tailor therapy to an individual’s unique needs and challenges. With children, Jenn uses play therapy techniques and believes play is a child’s first language. Jenn is currently under supervision to become a registered play therapist, her supervisor is Dr. Greta Zuck in Raleigh, NC. She has attended extensive training in the area of trauma focused-cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT), and provides this for children and adolescents who have been exposed to traumatic events. In family counseling she enjoys improving positive communication between family members and members accomplishing small fun tasks within the therapeutic setting. She believes families need to have small successes together to face the bigger obstacles in life with greater confidence. Christian Counseling is available upon request of the client.

I provide a variety of services including:

I attend several professional developments several times a year to keep up to date on current research and methods in the counseling field.
Conscious Discipline
October 29, 2016
Kim Hughes
Attachment, Play Therapy, and the Neurobiology of Relationships
March 4-5, 2016
Richard L. Gaskill, Ed.D., RPT-S
Grief Soup
October 22, 2016
Dr. Emily Keller, Ph.D., LPC, RPT
The Evidence for Play Therapy:
Does It Exist—and if it does, How do I use it?
October 8, 2015
Dr. Sue Bratton, LPC-S, RPT-S, and Dr. Yung-Wei Dennis Lin
Play Therapy with Kids who Self-Injure
October 9, 2015
Dr. Ruth Outz Moore
Combing Art and Play Therapy
for Short-Term Trauma Resolution in Childhood
October 7, 2015
Sarah Hamil, MSSW, LCSW, ATR-BC, RPT-S
Sandtray Therapy 101
Basics for the Play Therapist
October 8, 2015
Dr. Linda Homeyer, LPC-S, RPT-S
Social Media for Behavioral Health
October 2, 2015
Sean Jones, MS, MBA, LPC, NCC, SAC
Courageous Kidz:
Play Therapy for Anxiety Disorders
October 7, 2015
Scott Riviere, MS, LPCA, RPT-S
September 14, 2015
Medical University of South Carolina
Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
for Traumatized Children and Families
September 16-17, 2015
Dr. Judith Cohen
Disruptive Behavior Disorders
Techniques for Adolescents
March 7,2015
Scott Riviere, MS, RPT/S
High Anxiety:
Play Therapy with Clinically Anxious Children
June 14, 2015
Association for Play Therapy
Multicultural Counseling Competencies:
Extending Multicultural Training Paradigms toward Globalization
December 19, 2014
American Counseling Association
A Family that Plays Together, Stays Together
March 6, 2015
Scott Riviere, MS, RPT/S
Ending the Vicious Cycle
Play Therapy with Diverse Families in Conflict, Chaos, and Crisis
October 24, 2014
Dr. Ruth Outz Moore
Girl Wars:
Using Play Therapy to Address Relationship Aggression with Middle School Girls
December 19,2014
American Counseling Association


I tailor therapy to an individual’s needs and goals. Below are a few models that I have experience with.

I am in network with Aetna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and MedCost, however I also accept private pay clients and offer a sliding scale if needed.

13 Reasons Why You Should Stay Alive
Hope, possibilities, bucket lists, chocolate, and many more reasons are there. Please feel free to reach out to a counselor if you need help or if you suspect you child needs help. Please don’t wait too long
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Top 5 things I wish I could tell everyone about Conscious Discipline
The North Carolina Play Therapy Board hosted Kim Hughes for our fall conference this year. Kim Hughes presented from Becky Bailey’s Conscious Discipline Model. Here are the top 5 takeaways I wish I could share with all parents. Connections
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Child-Centered Play Therapy
At One-Eighty Counseling I am currently offering Child-Centered Play Therapy to children ages 4-10. Research suggests play therapy can be effective with behavioral issues, grief, trauma, anxiety, depression, and academic and social impairments
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Anxiety in Children and Teens
Anxiety is one of the most frequent reasons why parents seek treatment for their children. At One-Eighty Counseling it is common for my clients to present with social anxiety, separation anxiety, or at times generalized anxiety disorder
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Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
I am now offering Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy at One-Eighty Counseling for children and adolescents. I have completed the TF-CBT web course for TF-CBT through the Medical University of South Carolina
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69 Shipwash Drive
Garner, NC 27529
919.772.1990 Ext 223
OR 919.792.8402
If you have questions, would like a free consultation or would like to discuss possible therapy services you can contact me personally using the form below. I would love to hear from you!


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