Jeannie is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and provides therapeutic services to children of all ages, teens, adults and families. Jeannie has extensive experience in working with children with histories of loss and disrupted relationships and children who have experienced trauma and abuse.
Jeannie’s clients present with a variety of needs, including children with attachment disorders, symptoms of anxiety and depression, autism spectrum disorders and attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder.
When working with clients, Jeannie embraces a strength-based perspective and utilizes a variety of therapeutic approaches to develop and enhance a client’s repertoire of coping skills and strategies. These include relationship-based therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and play therapy as a means for children to express themselves and resolve conflict.
Jeannie has worked in community mental health clinics and provided in-home family therapy prior to working in private practice and is committed to building and supporting strong parent-child relationships.
Practice Focus: Young child to five, Elementary age, Teen, Young Adult, Adult, Family Work, Birth Parent/Birth Family Work
Specialties: FASD, RAD, PTSD, Grief and loss related to adoption, Childhood Depression, Family Work, LGBTQ, Play Therapy, Sensory Integration, History of Physical Abuse, History of Sexual Abuse, ADD
Services: Office Based
Philosophy of Practice: “Child and Family Specialty Clinic provides therapeutic services to children, adults and families who are coping with developmental changes and life stressors such as school issues, family conflict, divorce, and issues of grief and loss. We specialize in working with families and children who are coping with the effect of disrupted attachments and early childhood abuse, trauma and loss. We utilize a strength based approach and offer a safe and nurturing setting for therapeutic work.”