Dr. Penny Lane Hamblin

Associate Professor of Clinical Mental Health Counseling


Kevin Auman

Dr. Penny Lane Hamblin has been a licensed psychotherapist and counselor educator since 2015. She earned a B.A. in psychology from East Carolina University and an M.A. in mental health counseling from Argosy University in Sarasota, Florida. She also completed her Ph.D. in counselor education and supervision at Argosy University.

Dr. Penny Lane trained in North Carolina, gaining experiential practice while serving the mental health community, before settling into her private practice, PLC Counseling, PLLC in 2019. 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.

A licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor in the state of North Carolina and a National Certified Counselor, Dr. Penny Lane focuses 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. From a holistic lens, she treats the mind, body, and soul, turning open wounds into scars of battle that tell an empowering story.