Jessica will begin seeing clients on Feb. 22nd
Jessica holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from George Mason University and a Masters of Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she received specialized training in working with children and families. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate (LCSWA) and works with children (ages 3 and up), adolescents, and adults. Jessica has a variety of experiences, including working with children and families in foster care and adoption, intensive in-home, intensive outpatient and private practice.
Jessica acknowledges that each individual is the expert on their own experience and creates a warm environment where clients can be themselves, no matter their background, without fear of judgment. She is passionate about helping individuals and families heal attachment wounds and sees this as an issue that often influences and impacts one’s faith journey. Jessica sees the importance of working with parents when working with children to help parents better understand their child’s struggles and the path to healing.
Jessica utilizes a holistic approach, viewing each individual within their environment, considering biological, psychological, and spiritual aspects. Jessica has experience incorporating components of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT), and Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT). Jessica is also trained in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) and Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) to address behavioral concerns and trauma in youth.