Jessica is an Advanced Practice Social Worker with three years of experience in the mental health field. Jessica provides psychotherapy to individuals across the lifespan, however, primarily works with older adults. Jessica joined Jewish Family Services in 2020, where she provides both outpatient mental health and home-based therapy, Late Life Counseling, throughout Milwaukee County. Jessica has been working with older adults for 9 years in a variety of settings, including hospice & palliative care, dementia care, long-term care facilities, therapy, and more. Jessica specializes in; Illness, Advanced Illness, End of life, Older adults, Life transitions (moving into a care facility, overall health decline, etc), Dementia care, Grief & Loss, and Caregiver fatigue/burnout.
Within therapy, Jessica utilizes, solution focused, client centered, supportive counseling and cognitive behavioral therapies, as well as mindfulness-based interventions and activities to actively assist clients and their loved ones in reducing symptoms and improve functioning in all areas of their lives.
Master of Social Work, MSW- University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology- University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee
Dementia Specialist Certification- Alzheimer’s Association
Applied Gerontology Certification- University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee
Areas of Specialty
- Grief and Bereavement
- Older Adults
- LGBTQ+ Populations