Jessica works with adolescents and adults providing individual, family and couples counseling. Jessica treats clients experiencing anxiety, depression, stress, grief and loss, life adjustment challenges, parenting struggles, and career concerns. Jessica believes that clients should be provided a trusting, respectful, compassionate, safe environment for self-exploration that is free of judgment.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Jessica earned her undergraduate degree in psychology from Western Michigan University, and a Master of Art’s degree in professional mental health counseling from Central Michigan University. Jessica’s expertise is focused on family systems, navigating transitions, and parenting children impacted by complex trauma. She has experience working with couples expanding their families through foster care and adoption and working with families who are current foster or adoptive parents. Jessica has also counseled children and adults struggling with identity and self-worth related to family changes and challenges.
A BIT ABOUT JESSICA
Jessica approaches therapy from the belief that everyone has innate strengths to draw from that can be utilized to navigate personal transitions and challenging times in life. Jessica’s positive, open, and genuine demeanor helps to create an affirming, calm and uplifting therapeutic experience. Jessica skillfully integrates a variety of treatment modalities including, Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Family Systems therapy to encourage clients to draw from their own unique strengths and abilities to achieve personal and therapeutic goals.