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Austyn Bailiff, M.A.

Austyn is a Licensed Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor.


He began his professional trajectory in mental health following a tenure in Student Development at Wheaton College, where he earned both a B.A. in Communication and an M.A. in Christian Formation & Student Development. This period nurtured his keen interest in addressing the psychological complexities faced by young adults, particularly in matters of identity and societal integration. This led him to pursue an additional Master's degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University.

He maintains a focus on working with adolescents, young adults, assessment, and personality/relational dynamics.

Austyn's overarching goal is to create an environment where clients feel acknowledged and deeply understood.

Areas of forensic interest include: Trauma resolution, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy, forensic assessment, anxiety and depression, pre-marital evaluation, life transition challenges, young adult development, and the interpretation of personality dynamics.


  • M.A. Professional Counseling

    • Liberty University

  • M.A. Christian Formation & Ministry

    • Wheaton College

  • B.A. Communication | Media Studies

    • Wheaton College

Licenses & Certifications

  • LPC - Licensed Professional Counselor

  • NCC - National Certified Counselor

  • Prepare-Enrich - Facilitator & Trainer

  • EMDR - Trained

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