Jaye Lynn Peabody Smith, MPA, MDIV, MS, LPC is the President & CEO of The Peabody Practice, LLC. She is a National Certified Counselor, a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Pastoral Counselor. She earned a Master of Divinity in Pastoral Counseling and a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health from Mercer University. Jaye provides individual, family, couple and group counseling. She enjoys working with young adults, adults and the seasoned age demographics.
Jaye has presented workshops and led groups on a diverse segment of topics including relationships, parenting, ADHD, transitions, communication, self-esteem, abuse, grief and much more.
Jaye served as Executive Director to Covenant Counseling & Family Resource Center from October of 2009 to August 2014. She has over 12 years experience in the area of nonprofit management and healthcare finance. She earned a Master of Public Administration from New York University and a Certificate of Healthcare Finance from the University of Florida. Her business expertise includes program administration, finance optimization and community collaboration with demonstrated success in sustaining and growing fledgling programs and/or organizations.
Jaye has dedicated her personal life and her career to social justice particularly for women and children. She is passionate about serving the medically under served, creating healthy lifestyles for children and families and abiding with people on their journey to emotional wholeness.