Jennie works with adolescents (beginning at age 12), adult men and women of all ages, and couples. She specializes in working with those experiencing depression, anxiety, grief, existential or spiritual uncertainties, and life transitions. Jennie has experience in utilizing attachment theory as a way of understanding how one forms and interacts in relationships.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Jennie is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Michigan. She earned her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Moody Theological Seminary-Michigan. She has experience working as a pregnancy and adoption counselor, providing counseling to those in the midst of making major life decisions and those who are processing questions of identity. She has been involved in Christian ministry, working with adolescents and college students who are wrestling with the formation of personal values and life goals. Jennie has also completed training in Levels 1 and 2 of the Gottman method for couples therapy.
A BIT ABOUT JENNIE
Jennie views counseling as a collaborative relationship that creates space for each individual’s unique life story to be shared and edited where necessary. She is passionate about helping people discover hope in the midst of life’s tensions and the freedom that is available as one bravely pursues honest and authentic living. She uses an integrated approach designed to consider each individual’s needs, incorporating methods such as cognitive behavioral, interpersonal, existential, and acceptance and commitment therapies. Jennie is comfortable integrating Christian principles in her treatment approach as requested.