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Dr. Jeffrey Francis DMin, MA

Dr. Jeff Francis, DMin, MA, is a highly sought-after Life Coach, Mentor and Consultant specializing in Sexual Addiction and Trauma therapy. At Pembroke Counseling Services, Jeff dedicates his expertise to addressing mental health issues affecting men impacted by Sexual/Pornography addiction, secret affairs, and traumatic events influencing their daily lives and relationships. He skillfully guides individuals in exploring the underlying causes leading to unhealthy behaviors.


With academic accomplishments, Jeff earned a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and a Master’s in Theology from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary in Boston, Massachusetts. His commitment to specialized knowledge is exemplified by a doctorate from Regent University focusing on Sexual Addiction. Jeff holds specialized training in Sexual Addiction, Pastoral Sexual Addiction, Trauma Specialist, and EMDR Specialist.


Drawing from a rich background, Jeff is an Ordained Minister and a former Pastor with over 20 years of experience. Recognizing the varied needs of individuals, he understands that integrating biblically grounded spiritual intervention into therapy can be crucial for some to achieve total healing and restoration. Pembroke Counseling Services acknowledges the challenges men face on their healing journey, and Jeff, having triumphed over his personal battles with trauma and addiction, dedicates his life's work to helping others find the same freedom and hope.

Jeff acknowledges the diverse aspects of healing; Jeff is mindful that individuals may not share his religious beliefs. He remains open to sharing his personal journey of overcoming trauma and addiction, which adds a relatable dimension to his practice, creating a space for connection and understanding.


Jeff has been privileged to study with Dr. Patrick J. Carnes, founder of the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP). Offering specialized three-day intensive sessions, Jeff provides support for couples seeking to restore and heal their relationships after intimate betrayal and/or sexual addiction.


Time spent with Jeff consistently yields proven results for individuals struggling with their personal lives and relationships, empowering them to rebuild their lives by discovering innovative approaches to address day-to-day challenges. Rooted in empathy, accountability, and support, Jeff is committed to walking alongside you as you navigate the challenges of your journey. Contact us today to take your first step toward total healing and restoration.

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