About

I, Jessica, am a Licensed Social Worker who obtained her Bachelor’s of Social Work and Master’s of Social Work from Indiana University School of Social Work. I have a minor in Psychology and am certified in Case Management.

I have experience working in residential centers for children as well as schools. My area of specialty is working with teenagers with ODD/Conduct disorders as well as children with mental retardation or intellectual disabilities. I know the importance of working closely with families to assist them in dealing with the specific and daily challenges that these disorders bring into the home. I also provides therapy for a variety of other issues such as depression, anxiety, ADHD, social phobias, trauma/PTSD, and personality disorders. I bring a solution focused, family centered, and strengths based approach to working with each individual, couple, and family that I encounter.

I am available to do agency training on Solution Focused Therapy, contact me for details.

Jessica has further training in:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Trauma Focused CBT
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Play Therapy techniques- directive, non-directive, and Theraplay

 

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