MEET THE STAFF

Meet Our Staff

The highly-trained therapists at Jennings Counseling Services have a variety of skill sets ranging from marriage and family issues to court orders and dispute resolutions. By having more counselors in one location, we eliminate your need to visit multiple offices. On top of that, we're happy to work with all age groups! For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact us today.
stephen jennings

Stephen “Steve” L. Jennings PhD, LPCS, LSOTP

Steve is a graduate of Texas Tech University where he received his PhD in Counselor Education. He received his B.A. in Psychology and his M.A. in Counseling from West Texas A&M University. Steve is an ordained minister and has pastored a non-denominational church prior to going into full-time counseling. Steve is also certified and licensed in the state of Texas to supervise and train other therapists. Steve has been honored as a Distinguished Graduate at West Texas A&M University in the College of Education and Social Sciences.

Steve’s counseling experience and interests are in marriage therapy, dealing with infidelity, working with blended families, and co-parenting through divorce. Steve is an adjunct professor at Texas Tech University, and Denver Seminary. Steve has authored/co-authored several articles and book chapters on the subjects of marriage and family therapy, bullying, and secondary trauma. He is well trusted and is regularly called upon to testify in local cases as an expert witness. Steve is in practice with his wife Lynn Jennings. The two have been married for 32 years and have 3 adult children as well as 2 grandchildren.
lynn jennings

Lynn Jennings, PhD, LPCS, LSOTP

Lynn is a licensed professional counselor supervisor (LPCS) and licensed sex offender treatment provider (LSOTP) in private practice. She obtained her PhD from Texas Tech University, her master’s degree from WTAMU, and her bachelor’s degree from WTAMU. She has been honored as a distinguished graduate of the College of Education and Social Sciences at WTAMU.

She and Stephen have been in private practice for over 13 years, and have a successful practice comprised of seven counselors and five staff members in Amarillo, TX. Lynn is an Adjunct Faculty for Counseling/Counselor Education Department at Texas Tech University as well as Denver Seminary. 

Her therapeutic focus includes trauma and trauma-related issues, families in crisis, secondary traumatic stress in counselors and other professionals in the helping field, and other trauma-related issues. Lynn is certified in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TFCBT) and as a Compassion Fatigue Therapist and Compassion Fatigue Educator. She has authored/co-authored several articles and book chapters on the subjects of marriage and family therapy, bullying, ethics, and secondary trauma. She is well trusted and is regularly called upon to testify in family and criminal court cases as an expert witness. Lynn is conducting ongoing research in the area of secondary trauma in first responders, attorneys, and counselors.
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Amanda Durst, MA, LPC

Amanda obtained her B.A. with dual majors in Religion and Museum Studies from Baylor University and her M.A. in Counseling from Dallas Baptist University. She received her license as a counselor in the state of Texas in 2010. 

Amanda has previously worked at Hopes Door, a domestic violence shelter in the Plano Area, and Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch here in the Panhandle, prior to joining Jennings Counseling Services. Her therapeutic interests include infertility and adoption counseling, attachment assessment and counseling, biblical counseling, child trauma, and teen issues.
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Janet Watts, MA, LPC

Janet graduated with her Masters of Arts in Counseling from Wayland Baptist University in Plainview, TX. She received her License Professional Counselor (LPC) from the state of Texas in 2014. She and her husband have been married for more than 34 years and have two children. Prior to joining Jennings Counseling Services, she was the Executive Director of CASA of the High Plains in Pampa, TX for 21 years.

She has worked with victims of crime and trauma as well as phase of life issues, self-esteem, co-parenting, marriage and family relationship issues, and sexual and physical abuse.
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Bobbi Britto, MS, LPC

Bobbi graduated with her Masters of Science from Capella University's CACREP accredited Mental Health Counseling Program. Bobbi received her License Professional Counselor (LPC) credential from the state of Texas in 2011. She has over six years of experience in working with victims of crime and trauma. She has provided crisis counseling, marriage and family therapy, group therapy, and individual therapy. 

Her therapeutic interests include child issues, adolescent/teen issues, adjustment and phase of life issues, marriage and family therapy, self-esteem issues, multi-cultural issues, and military lifestyle issues. Bobbi has been married for eighteen years and has two children. Her husband's military career brought them to Amarillo in 2007 and they have since elected to call the Texas panhandle their permanent home.
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Corbie Grimes, MA, LPC

Corbie graduated from Texas Tech University with a BA in Counseling and from Midwestern State University with MA in Counseling. He holds a license as a professional counselor. Corbie has worked with clients of all ages at Helen Farabee Center in Wichita Falls, Vision Psychological Services in Amarillo, and Pavilion Outpatient Services. In total, Corbie has over 18 years experience working with adolescents, adults, marriages, seniors, and the intellectually disabled.

Corbie and his wife, Jesica, are newlyweds. They are active members of Hillside Christian Church. They have 3 children. He has been serving continuously in Oklahoma Army National Guard for the past 23 years. His therapeutic interests include: 
  • Reality therapy 
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy 
  • Marriage counseling 
  • Depression 
  • Anxiety 
  • Personality disorders 
  • Military issues 
  • Men's issues 
  • Christian counseling
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Steve Nelson, M.A., LPC

Steve graduated from West Texas A&M University with an M.A. in Counseling and a B.S. in Social Work. He holds a license for being a professional counselor and a child care administrator. Steve has worked with youth at Buckner Baptist Benevolences, Quest Psychiatric Hospital, Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, and Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch.

Steve and his wife have been married for 15 years. They are active members of First Baptist Church in Dumas, Texas. They have 5 children and 9 grandchildren.

Steve’s therapeutic interests are:
  • Equine assisted therapy/learning
  • Trauma informed therapy
  • EMDR
  • Adolescent and teen issues
  • Relationship issues
  • Anger management
  • Substance abuse issues
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