Jessica passionately supports career-focused millennials who are navigating the complexity of being a working parent. She's dedicated to helping you conquer self-doubt, manage the pressures you feel at work, and excel in your multifaceted roles before reaching the point of burnout. As a mom of two, Jessica understands how hard it is to balance the demands of parenting while working in a high-demanding career. As you work together, Jessica will provide effective coping strategies to help you feel more confident and resilient.
In sessions, Jessica creates a friendly and collaborative virtual space. She’s always willing to follow your lead and will empower you to guide your own therapy journey. Jessica is a firm believer in building trust as it’s an integral part of your success in therapy. In building trust, Jessica isn’t afraid to challenge you in ways that help you overcome self-doubt.
When she’s not in sessions, Jessica enjoys spending time with her partner and children, who help her to be more adventurous. You can find her outside with them, going for bike rides, learning to golf, or making s’mores. Jessica also finds time for herself by reading a good book, cuddling her dog Millie, or having sushi dates with friends.
Master of Social Work, University of Toronto (2011)
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (Honours), University of Windsor (2008)
Essentials of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Beck Institute)
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (Centre for Addictions and Mental Health —Windsor-Essex)
Short-Term Interventions (Safeguards)
Level 1 & 2 Motivational Interviewing (Monarch Systems)
Brief Narrative Therapy—Single session and Walk-In (Karen Young)
Circle of Security Parenting Facilitator Training (Circle of Security International)
Collaborative Problem Solving—Tier 1 & 2 Certificate (Think:Kids)
Solution Focused Therapy: Basic Skills (TAPE Studies)
Solution Focused Therapy with Children and Adolescents (TAPE Studies)
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (National Child Traumatic Stress Network)
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Childhood Traumatic Grief (National Child Traumatic Stress Network)
Perinatal Mood Disorders: Components of Care (Postpartum Support International)
Perinatal Mental Health Advanced Psychotherapy Training (Postpartum Support International)
Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
Ontario Association of Social Workers