Jennifer is the Assistant Director of West County Psychological Associates in Saint Louis Missouri. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Social Work from William Woods University in Fulton Missouri and her Master’s degree in Social Work from Saint Louis University with a concentration in children and families and a minor in Law. Jennifer is also a Certified Divorce Mediator.
Jennifer began her Social Work career in St. Louis County Family Courts as a Deputy Juvenile Officer, where she used her skills both in and outside of the court room. She also has worked with Division of Family Services and on the trauma unit at Saint Louis Children’s Hospital.
Jennifer currently specializes in helping clients with their relationship issues, whether they want to stay in the relationship/marriage or go their separate ways. She assists individuals and couples in navigating the difficult decisions that lie ahead in their relationships. Her areas of expertise are in therapy with high conflict relationships and divorce counseling. She helps individuals and couples navigate through Divorce Mediation when couples must move on, prioritizing their mental health and financial well-being. She also works with children and adolescents experiencing difficulties related to divorce or reunification.
Along with private therapy services, Jennifer provides services to families who are in the midst of transition, as a Parent Coordinator, Co-Parent Counselor, Custody Evaluator and Divorce Consultant. She also provides training for school professionals and mental health professionals regarding legal issues, custody, and understanding parenting plans. Jennifer has over 25 years of experience working in the mental health field.