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About Jeffrey Francis

Jeffrey L. Francis is a highly sought after psychotherapist with specialization as a Sex Addiction Therapist and EMDR and Trauma Therapist. At Pembroke Counseling Services Jeffrey specializes in mental health issues related to the individual and the couple impacted from Sexual/Pornography addiction, secret affairs and traumatic events that are impacting their daily lives. He guides the exploration of the underlying causes that lead to unhealthy behaviors.


Jeffrey earned a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and a Master’s Degree in Theology from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary in Boston, Massachusetts. Currently, Jeffrey is completing his Doctoral work with a focus on Sexual Addiction and its impact on individuals in high-profile leadership positions. Final dissertation to be completed in May 2023.

Jeffrey is an Ordained Minister and was a Pastor in the New England area for over 15 years.  His experience shows him that bringing biblically grounded spiritual intervention to therapy is sometimes needed for people to realize full healing and restoration.

Jeffrey has had the privilege of studying with Dr. Patrick J. Carnes, founder of the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP). Jeffrey offers three-day intensive sessions for couples looking to restore and heal their relationships after intimate betrayal and/or sexual addiction.

Jeffrey’s counseling sessions offer proven results for individuals struggling with mental health issues and with couples in rebuilding their marriages by discovering new ways of and with couples in rebuilding their personal lives and marriages, discovering new ways of and negotiating the day-to-day challenges. He is also very proud to have been married to his college sweetheart for 22 years and together they have three beautiful children.


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