Jessica brings warmth, openness, and experience to her counseling and art therapy services.
Jessica uses a positive, whole-person approach to help her clients live well and thrive. While her work is rooted in human development, psychology, neurobiology, and contemporary research, she is known for her sensitive, down-to-earth approach and her ability to create a comfortable, safe environment where clients can explore and grow.
Jessica is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) and a Registered Art Therapist (AT-R). She holds a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology, with a specialization in Clinical Art Therapy. Jessica has over 20 years experience working with children, teens, and adults in a variety of settings, including the Health Services Division of the Community Action Partnership, Transitions - Mental Health Association, Contra Costa County Health Department, the Central Coast Autism Spectrum Center, San Luis Coastal School District, Cuesta College, and the Northern San Luis Obispo County children's medical therapy units. In addition to her private practice counseling and art therapy work, Jessica provides school-based counseling at Bellevue Santa Fe Charter School.
As a parent, professional, community member, and creative spirit, Jessica has thoughtfully built a life that blends presence, openness, connection, creativity, and savoring the sweetness of life on the Central Coast.