Awakening Change


Dr. Tiffany M. Jenkins is the founder and Executive Director of Awakening Change LLC. She earned a Bachelors in Psychiatric Rehabilitation before completing her graduate studies in Addictions Science and Professional Counseling and earning a doctorate in Organizational Leadership with a Behavioral Health concentration.

Dr. Jenkins is currently licensed to provide therapeutic services in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Florida. In addition, she is an approved clinical supervisor and a certified clinical trauma professional. As a licensed therapist, Dr. Jenkins’ work centers around individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, and/or substance use. She blends Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Enhancement Therapy to create safe spaces for clients to share, learn, and grow.

When not in the therapist’s seat, Dr. Jenkins enjoys working with leaders from various industries to improve their leadership skills through her innovative coaching curriculum. As an approved continuing education provider for NAADAC and NBCC, Dr. Jenkins also enjoys creating workshops and training programs to help clinicians to develop their skills.

A best-selling author, Dr. Jenkins has been frequently called upon to speak on a variety of topics related to self-care, the intersection of faith and behavioral health, and a variety of other topics. She has been praised for her ability to captivate her audience and is known for presenting even the most complex topics in an easy-to-understand and engaging manner.

Of all that she has accomplished, Dr. J’s greatest joys are being a wife and mother of 2.


What people are saying

“Helping people has always been the number one priority on Dr. Jenkins’s agenda and over her tenured career, I have witnessed first hand how she has helped change people’s lives. It goes without saying that she is competent in all respects and I was privileged to meet her. I highly recommend Dr. J”

“Dr. J is an outstanding listener and communicator. She has the unique ability to make a positive impact on young adults and their families while meeting their core counseling needs. She is a great facilitator.”

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Change Academy is an online learning platform that delivers engaging and relevant training on a variety of mental health and self-care topics. All topics are facilitated by a licensed mental health professional to ensure accurate and high-quality content.