Providing service in our Washington office.

Jennifer, an owner at Balanced LLC, has been a clinical social worker in the mental health field since 1995. She completed her MSW work at St. Louis University and specialized in mental health for the deaf and hard-of-hearing.  Since then Jennifer has gained expertise in early childhood intervention, autistic spectrum disorders, parenting skills, legal advocacy, foster care, grief and loss, trauma, marital issues and anxiety disorders.  She especially enjoys marital work but she has experience in working with individuals and families of all ages.

Jennifer spent nine years at Methodist Medical Center of Illinois providing crisis services and individual and family therapy. She was the clinical supervisor for all of the therapists within Behavioral Health Services.  This included providing education focused on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Anger Management Training, treating grief and loss, and group therapy.  She has developed an interest in the use of essential oils as a supplement to treatment and is also providing neurofeedback (Brain Paint).  Her approach is holistic care.  Christian services are available via Jennifer upon request.