"Golden Retriever". Fan of laughter and irreverence. Joyful realist. Late bloomer queer. Flexible thinker. Existentialist. Neurodivergent.
Licensed Professional Counselor in Princeton, TX
Jacqueline "Jaci" Hynes is a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) in the state of Texas. Jaci has experience working in an outpatient setting providing care for individuals on probation, parole, and with parents with CPS cases. Jaci firmly believes in the power of self-compassion, hope, and kindness to self. Jaci sees addiction from a harm-reduction lens and believes in develop an alliance with her clients in their goals related substance use, dependence, and addiction.
Jaci works with ages 15+ to develop a stable sense of self-esteem and identity. Jaci uses gentle guidance, humor, and finding joy with her clients in order to explore the tender parts of their core beliefs and self-perception. Jaci has been on her own self-acceptance journey for 10 years, participating in her own therapy experiences for half of that. Jaci wholly believes in offering compassion to oneself as the antidote to toxic shame and low self-esteem.
Forming understanding of gender, social transition, assessment and letter writing for transgender confirmation medical procedures, gender dysphoria.
Diagnosis in Adulthood, AFAB missed diagnosis, self-acceptance, management and acceptance of ADHD symptoms, social model of disability.
Missed diagnosis, AFAB missed diagnosis, late diagnosis, Autistic self-advocacy, self-acceptance, self-compassion.