Jessica is a LCSW-C and a Maryland State Approved Supervisor for Social Workers. A native of Maryland, she earned her Bachelor's degree from Frostburg State University, majoring in Psychology with a minor in Women’s Studies. Jessica received her Masters degree from University of Maryland School of Social Work, with a clinical concentration on families and children.
Jessica has a wide range of experience working with both adults and children in various settings,including working with adults with severe mental illness at a psychiatric day program, and manning a crisis support line, responding to both adults and children experiencing mental health crises. Additionally, Jessica has worked with preschool age children who faced family homelessness or whose parents were in drug/alcohol recovery. She has worked with elementary and adolescent age students in a special educational, non-public setting. Jessica offers a high level of clinical expertise that includes working with clients with autism, mood disorders, attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder, anxiety and trauma.
Jessica aims to provide a comforting, open environment for her clients. She uses a client-centered, strength-based approach, utilizing elements of cognitive behavioral therapy to meet their needs. Jessica works to build strong therapeutic relationships to assist her clients in progressing toward their therapy goals.
Jessica is in the office on Monday through Thursday.