Jes is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and earned her master’s degree from Rutgers University. Jes understands that it is a courageous step to begin therapy and is passionate about creating a nonjudgmental, caring, and respectful environment where her clients feel safe to share openly and honestly. Her therapeutic style focuses on helping clients to increase their self-compassion and self-acceptance to deepen their understanding of themselves. Jes is trained in a number of trauma-informed and evidence based therapeutic techniques. She utilizes a combination of cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, compassion focused therapy, internal family systems, and mindfulness-based techniques. Jes has experience helping adults and adolescents struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma symptoms, eating disorders, and perinatal and postpartum disorders. Jes brings compassion, empathy, and humor to all of her therapy sessions. Jes believes in meeting her clients where they are at and works her hardest to get to know and understand each of her client’s unique needs. She believes that each client has within them the strength that they need to create change in their own lives. Her therapy style is focused on helping clients identify and utilize those strengths to enhance their well-being.