Cedar Ridge Counseling Centers, Maryland

Jessica is a licensed clinical social worker. Jessica obtained her BA in Criminal Justice and Criminology from the University of Maryland, College Park and obtained her Masters in Social Work from the University of Maryland, Baltimore focusing on clinical social work with specializations in mental health and substance abuse. Jessica has worked as a youth leader, a therapist in an alternative high school, and has served individuals, groups, families, and couples in the mental health, substance disorders, and trauma fields. Jessica utilizes an eclectic approach to every individual, couple, family, and group since every person and situation is unique. She uses a strength-based approach, encompassing therapies including Cognitive-Behavioral therapy (CBT), humanistic therapy, and psychoanalytical therapy. Her aspiration is to help people heal.