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Jessica Weeks-Bouma

Jessica Weeks-Bouma

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Registered Social Worker
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$160.00
Sessions start at
$160.00

Jessica is here to support you with anxiety, relationship challenges, school and work stress, and life transitions.

Right for you if:

Your anxiety is getting in the way of living the life you want to live.
You identify as an over thinker and want to learn new strategies to calm your mind and body.
You want to strengthen your relationships, feel more connected and learn how to set boundaries.
You are looking for a relatable therapist to work collaboratively with.
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Jessica helps highly anxious teens and young adults identify patterns of overthinking. Her goal is to help them confidently express their thoughts and opinions while overcoming cycles of avoidance. Jessica is also passionate about supporting individuals who face challenges in their relationships, whether it’s with partners, family members, or friends. By providing personalized support and guidance, Jessica empowers her clients to take charge of their lives and achieve their goals, both in and outside of therapy.

While in session with Jessica, you can expect a compassionate and collaborative environment. Jessica understands that no one knows you better than you know yourself and is always happy to restructure sessions to ensure your therapy journey is meeting your needs. Jessica’s approach to session is to engage in an open conversation that is solution-focused and motivating. Jessica is a lifelong learner and stays up-to-date with best practices through continuing education.

When she’s not in the therapy [zoom] room, Jessica likes to recharge by diving into a good book or challenging herself with a puzzle. She is mindful of the small things in life that can spark joy, and for her, this includes: being a plant mama, enjoying that first sip of coffee and spending time with her dog. Jessica is always open to an adventure and trying new things, so if you have a go-to recipe, campground suggestion or favourite travel destination, she wants to hear about it!

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Right for you if:

Your anxiety is getting in the way of living the life you want to live.
You identify as an over thinker and want to learn new strategies to calm your mind and body.
You want to strengthen your relationships, feel more connected and learn how to set boundaries.
You are looking for a relatable therapist to work collaboratively with.

What therapists say about

Jessica

Jessica is an incredibly skilled therapist who provides a warm therapeutic space to address anxieties, relationship concerns, or stress interfering with your sense of wellbeing.
Julieta Strugo
Registered Social Worker

More about

Jessica

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Q&A

What is your favourite thing to do on a Sunday afternoon?
During the summer you can catch me outside in my hammock, iced coffee in one hand and a good book in the other. I like to take time on Sundays to recharge and reconnect with myself!
If you could change professions for one day, what would you choose?
A wildlife photographer! Combining travel and creativity sounds like a dream.
Are you a paw-rent? Tell us about your pet!
Miller is a Bernedoodle, who even at the age of two is still a puppy at heart! He is full of personality and is always willing to join me on adventures and is equally as happy to snuggle up. One of my favourite perks of working from home is having him as my “co-worker”

Master of Social Work, Lakehead University (2018)

Bachelor of Social Work, Lakehead University (2017)

Bachelor of Applied Science, University of Guelph (2016)

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Essentials (Association for Psychological Therapies)

Children’s Grief & Bereavement Certificate (Sick Kids Centre for Community Mental Health)

Fundamentals of Hospice Palliative Care (VON Durham)

Cognitive Behavioural Foundations (ADLER)

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (Living Works)

Acceptance & Commitment Therapy for Beginners (Psychwire)

Exposure and Response Prevention for OCD (Cognitive Behavior Institute)

Ontario Association of Social Workers

Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers

Nova Scotia College of Social Workers

British Columbia College of Social Workers

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