Charles Jenks, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist who works with children, families, and adults. When working with individuals he provides Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to treat depressive and anxiety disorders. With an additional background in Family Systems Therapy, he recognizes the impact that all members within a family/community unit have on the individual’s functioning and stresses the importance of using these interdependent systems as an integral tool for therapeutic progress. Dr. Jenks works with his clients in a manner that strives to enact growth via a respectful, collaborative, and sufficiently challenging approach.
Dr. Jenks is originally from Memphis, Tennessee and completed his undergraduate training (B.A. in Psychology) at Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky. He completed his graduate work (M.S. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology) at Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho. He completed his doctoral internship at the Southern Arizona Psychology Internship Center in Tucson, Arizona, specializing in children and family therapeutic approaches. He also completed minor rotations with adult outpatient and inpatient populations.
In his spare time, Dr. Jenks enjoys backpacking in Idaho’s pristine wilderness areas, snowboarding, cooking, and attending concerts.