Jennifer is a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker (LSCSW) with over 28 years of experience providing mental health therapy. She is passionate about working with the young adult/adult population, counseling individuals and couples.
Jennifer’s interests and specialties include: grief and loss, women’s issues (including postpartum distress), stress management, life challenges and transitions, goal setting and achievement, practicing mindfulness, premarital counseling, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, adult ADHD testing, self-care for parents of children with special needs, and coping with issues related to parenting a preemie. Jennifer uses an integrative approach to therapy, utilizing both traditional and newer counseling modalities. She finds it most effective to tailor her style and approach based on the needs of each client.
Jennifer graduated with her Master of Social Work degree from Loyola University of Chicago in 1991 and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Kansas. She has worked in hospital and community counseling settings in Chicago and Kansas City, taught for an online university, and was the Director of Counseling Services at a local university. Jennifer’s experience includes working with individuals, couples, and families. She’s conducted workshops on stress management, coping with financial strain, anger management for children, parenting skills, and has facilitated support and psycho-educational groups for women.
Jennifer is married and the mother of two daughters.