A Wichita Falls native, Jessica returned to her hometown with a desire to serve and bring awareness for mental health issues. Jessica has worked with trauma victims for 15 years. She began her career working for Children’s Advocacy Centers serving child abuse victims and their families. After becoming a certified victim advocate, Jessica’s passion to serve those hurting from trauma, led her into becoming a licensed professional counselor. She had the privilege of serving in the Biloxi school system working with children and families who had experienced trauma due to Hurricane Katrina. She also worked in private practice with children, teens, women, active duty military members, families and couples providing treatment for grief and loss, bullying, trauma both recent and past, chemical dependency, depression, anxiety, and marriage counseling.
Jessica has a Bachelor of Spanish and Political Science, a Master of Public Administration with an emphasis in Government and Nonprofit Management from Midwestern State University, and a Master of Arts in Professional Counseling from Liberty University.
Jessica serves children ages 5 and up, adolescents, and adults. She utilizes her training in DBT (dialectal behavior training), CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy), REBT (rational emotive behavioral therapy), EMDR (eye movement desensitization reprocessing), play therapy and mindfulness. Through this, she helps clients find healthy perceptions of themselves and strengthen their relationships so they can know themselves as peaceful, complete, whole, and safe.