Meet Dr. J!

Dr. Catherine Jackson (Dr. J) is a licensed clinical psychologist and a board certified neurotherapist. A sought after international speaker and media expert who's been featured in Forbes, Oprah Magazine, The Huffington Post, CNN and many other media outlets, Dr. J shares a wealth of information with others on topics related to mental wellness, the brain and holistic health. She is the owner of Optimal Neuroholistic Services (ONS), author of The Couch Experience: A Guide to Good Therapy and creator of The Couch Experience Wellness Card Decks. Dr. J is a DEIJ expert and clinical supervisor  who is passionate about mental health. She helps people rewire their brains, mindset and habits so they think, feel and communicate at their best.



She specializes in improving wellbeing by increasing brain functioning and subsequently overall wellness. Dr. Jackson is able to improve people’s ability to think and concentrate, make healthy decisions, regulate their emotions and behaviors and help them relate better to others. The goal of the therapeutic and coaching work is to help others achieve and maintain their optimal functioning in all aspects of their lives. Her approach is brain-based, holistic and individually tailored to meet each person’s or families' biological, psychological, emotional, social and spiritual needs. Dr. Jackson meets therapy patients and coaching clients where they are as she collaborates with them to help them build to their personal heights.




Dr. Jackson has extensive education and training including, a Bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology, a Master of Science degree in Human Services/Counseling, a post-masters certificate in School Counseling and a doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy. A lifelong learner with a particular passion for brain, holistic health and the mind-body connection. Dr. J is also a:

  • Board Certificatied in Neurotherapy
  • Certified Integrative Mental Health Professional
  • Board Certified in Telemental Health (i.e., online therapy)
  • Board Certified Coach
  • Trauma Trained Therapist
    • Certified Brainspotting Therapist
    • EMDR Trained Therapist


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The Couch Experience: A Guide to Good Therapy

In life comes a time when we all need some extra support. Ever feel lost as to where to start and where to look to find that support? The Couch Experience:  A Guide to Good Therapy explores the process of therapy from beginning to end.

The Couch Experience