Jessica holds a Masters Degree in Somatic Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies, as well as a post-graduate Certificate in Ecotherapy from John F. Kennedy University. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in California, and will soon become a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Virginia. She is currently completing her final requirements as a Resident in Professional Counseling (LPC-R).
Jessica has nearly two decades of experience working with adults, children, and families in a variety of roles, including therapist, counselor, mentor, educator, group facilitator, naturalist, and guide. In addition to working with people within the walls of an office, she has taken her work into a variety of environments, including communities, gardens, farms, fields, and forests.
Drawing upon her education in the natural sciences, training in ecotherapy, and direct experiences out on the earth, Jessica supports people's experience of wellness, empowerment, resilience, and joy, through deepening connections with the natural world.