Meet Our Staff

Brianna is a graduate of Truett McConnell University with an undergraduate degree in nursing. She is currently licensed as an RN and has been working as a nurse primarily serving in the psychiatric field for four years. In July 2022,  Brianna completed her Master’s in Professional Counseling and is now pursuing her LPC. She. recently moved to the Jefferson area and is very excited to be joining the Jefferson Counseling team. She completed her internship at Family Resource Center in Clarksville, GA and has a broad range of experience primarily focused in childhood trauma, children of divorced parents, grief and sexual abuse. Brianna looks forward to connecting with clients to bring healing and restoration. 

Dr. Ben and Jada Harrison founded Jefferson Counseling in 2017 after both completed a Master's Degree in Professional Counseling at Liberty University. Ben and Jada have been married for over 20 years and are the proud parents of Zoe, Jaden and Zion. Ben and Jada have been a part of the Jefferson community for over 15 years and live right here in Jefferson. Jada was a stay at home mom before starting her career as a Licensed Professional Counselor. Her professional experience includes serving as the Clinical Director at Jefferson Counseling, Clinical Supervisor for a local Community Service Board, Assistant Director of Mental Health for a 3000 bed correctional facility and Director of Addictive Diseases for a local community service board. Jada has a license with the state of Georgia as a Licensed Professional Counselor  and has her Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor Certification. Dr. Ben has a Doctorate in Worship Studies with a specialization in Pastoral Counseling, a Master's Degree in Professional Counseling, as well as a Master's Degree in Education. Dr. Ben is a therapist at Jefferson Counseling, a teacher for the local school system and has served on staff at various churches for over 15 years.

​​Zoe Harrison

​​Dr. Ben and Jada Harrison

Zoe Harrison currently works as a receptionist and office manager at Jefferson Counseling. She is also pursuing her Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education at the University of North Georgia. Zoe strives to make sure clients recieve a warm welcome as they enter the office.

Skylar Watts

​​​Brianna Lewallen

Skylar holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology and recently graduated with her Masters in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. Skylar completed her internship at Lifestance Health, formerly known as Ray of Hope. She is currently pursuing her LPC. Skylar grew up in Jefferson and graduated from Jefferson High School. Skylar is married with two young sons. Skylar enjoys working
with all age groups and implements an integrative approach by accepting her clients in a warm and friendly environment. Skylar encourages her clients to be open and trusting of the emotional and mental process they are going to embark on. Skylar really enjoys working with children and adolescents that struggle with behaviors, anxiety, depression and who may be on the spectrum. Skylar likes to take a
cognitive approach in her counseling.