Jessica has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and master’s degree in counselling majoring in child and family counselling. Jessica prides herself in helping children and families navigate through difficult times and by fostering a holistic approach she ultimately promotes the healthy development and well-being of each client. Jessica displays empathy, kindness and patience to respectfully supports clients to achieve their goals and attain favourable results from counselling.
Jessica worked with an early intervention playgroup supporting children and families by providing effective interventions and support, ultimately promoting the healthy development and well-being of all family members. Jessica has also taught a social skills class to children of school age providing essential life skills, Jessica has developed an understanding of the way children develop and through fun, play and practise can help children gain vital life skills.
With a strong emphasis on evidence-based practice Jessica utilises scientifically proven techniques and interventions to address various emotional, behavioural, and psychological challenges that children and families may face. Through her knowledge and experience Jessica’s warm, friendly non-judgemental approach can create a supportive environment that encourages open communication and understanding within the family unit Jessica will provide a safe and supportive environment where all clients including children can express their thoughts and feelings freely. She employs a range of therapeutic approaches tailored to the unique needs of each client, such as cognitive-behavioural therapy, play therapy, and family therapy.