Jennifer earned her Bachelors of Social Work Degree (BSW) from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and a Masters of Social Work Degree in Clinical Social Work from the University of Maryland-Baltimore. She is a bilingual, licensed social worker (LMSW) with experience in medical settings, school settings, adolescent partial hospitalization programs (PHP) and intensive outpatient programs (IOP). She has experience facilitating Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Mindfulness groups within the PHP and IOP settings.
She also has experience providing therapy in various settings serving immigrants, adults, adolescents, and high-risk youth with a wide range of emotional and behavioral disorders. Jennifer is fluent in Spanish.
Her Areas of Specialization:
- Trauma andPost-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
In her work, she favors using Strengths-Based and Person-Focused approaches to empower her clients as they work on developing and accomplishing treatment goals. Jennifer believes in creating a non-judgmental safe space for her clients, and listens with compassion as therapeutic rapport is built.
Jennifer is passionate about empowering her clients and partnering together with clients as they embark on their journey to recovery and emotional wellbeing.
Her Treatment Modalities include:
- Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
- Cognitive Processing (CPT)
- Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
- Motivational Interviewing
- Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
In her spare time, Jennifer loves spending quality time with friends and family, singing, and discovering new resturants.
Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)- License Number 24228