The CompassionWorks Way features insightful discussions, inspiring stories, and expert interviews on mental health, building your practice, and personal and professional growth.

Brought to you by CompassionWorks, your hub for therapists, mental health professionals, and seekers of holistic healing. Hosted by, Jordan Shafer, Founder of CompassionWorks and licensed EMDR Therapist. 

In this episode of The Compassion Works Way, we’ll hear Jordan speak to Jinnelle Powell. 

Jinnelle is the owner and founder of Distinctive Counseling and Consulting, PLLC in Texas where she oversees a dynamic team of fully licensed counselors, provisionally licensed counselors, and student counselors in training. She is a doctoral candidate at Walden University, a Licensed Professional Counselor and Board Approved Supervisor in Texas, and an EMDR Trainer, Consultant, and Certified Therapist through the EMDR International Association. 

Jinnelle also works as an educator in the role of an Adjunct Faculty in counselor education and supervision.

In this episode, Jinnelle walks us through her journey of starting her own practice, the importance of self-awareness, the business side of owning a practice, and things that can be outsourced to aid in building your practice. 

You can learn more about Jinnelle by visiting our website,, or Jinnelle’s practice,

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