Jennifer is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Advanced Certified Autism Specialist and a Animal Assisted Counselor. Her diverse professional experience has shaped her career as an advocate for children, teens, adolescents and adults. This also includes social skill development, and interpersonal skills. She specializes in working with all ages of Autism, ADHD, school conflict, and family situations that arise as a result of mental health disorders. Jetta Bug is her Animal partner and is excited to be working with clients.
"Helping is a passion I hold, I became a counselor to work with children and their families to unite them in conversations and have the ability to communicate effectively".
Jasmine is a graduate intern working towards a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Jasmine has experience working with children and teens with Autism, intellectual challenges, behavioral issues, and other mental health challenges. She also has experience working with young adults, adults, and elders to overcome life's problems. Jasmine's approach is helping clients develop self-acceptance and self-compassion while working toward accomplishing goals and personal growth. She believes in providing a safe environment for her clients to explore and process any issues preventing them from living healthier lives. If you are ready to explore, be in the present, and move toward a happier future, Jasmine is willing to meet you where you are and guide you through your journey.
"Life is a process, and I am willing to assist you through your process."
Dawn is a native Canadian with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and is a Certified Autism Specialist. Before moving to the United States, Dawn was an advocate and worked with the rehabilitation of adults and youth involved in the criminal justice system. Dawn is also a former Registered Behavioral Technician and has experience working with adults, teens, and children on the autism spectrum. Dawn’s extensive knowledge of the cycle of partner/domestic violence, grief, anxiety, and other mental health issues allows her to understand that no two clients require the same approach and integrate various interventions depending on client needs. She acknowledges that therapy may come with serious challenges. Dawn uses her unique approach to incorporate humor, warmth, and compassion to create a more balanced experience.
“After witnessing encounters of people being misunderstood and not heard, I entered the counseling field to become an advocate and help others find their voice, giving those who struggle with life’s daily process a way to discover ways of communicating effectively.”