Penny Lane Hamblin, LPC, EdD, NCC

Penny Lane Hamblin, LPC, EdD, NCC


Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor in the state of North Carolina (S9926)
National Certified Counselor (300419)
EMDR Certified Clinician
TFCBT Certified Clinician

Areas of Focus:

  • Trauma, trauma-informed language, panic attacks, phobias, depression, PTSD-related symptoms, and acute anxiety.
  • Family therapy focusing on communication styles, patterns, and choice therapy.
  • Couples therapy focusing on communication styles, trust components, intimacy reconnection.
  • Individual therapy focusing directly on the holistic self while identifying barriers to meeting individual needs. Empowerment of self, focusing on language and reality from a trauma-informed lens verses perspective.


Ed.D, Counselor Education and Supervision, Argosy University, Sarasota, FL
M.A. Mental Health Counseling, Argosy University, Sarasota, FL
B.A., Psychology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

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Professional Background

Dr. Penny Lane Hamblin has been a licensed psychotherapist and counselor educator since 2015. She trained in North Carolina gaining experiential practice while serving the mental health community, before settling in to her private practice, PLC Counseling, PLLC in 2019. In addition to her private practice, she teaches graduate level counseling education at Southern New Hampshire University. Dr. Penny Lane specializes in treating trauma and promoting trauma-informed language, as well as, viewing the world from a trauma lens. She is certified in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Therapy and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy focusing on treating adolescents. She also works with young adults with specific phobias, anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress symptoms.

Dr. Penny Lane’s work is directive focusing on body awareness, body sensitivities, and connecting the body to the mind. She combines awareness with mindfulness connecting choice to the physiological response embedded in the individual while recognizing body sensations. Dr. Penny Lane recognizes the connection of the body sensation leading the traumatic thought association and the importance of awareness. She focuses on healing the physical body in a mindful practice individualized to recognize one’s needs and the necessity of feeding the needs of the whole self. From a holistic lens, she treats the mind, body, and soul turning open wounds into scars of battle that tell an empowering story.

Professional Affiliations

  • Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing International Association EMDRIA
  • American for Counselor Education and Supervision ACES