Jennifer Reed, MSW
Jennifer is certified in CBT for Anxiety & OCD and has completed the extensive clinical training program through the Center for Anxiety Training. Jennifer obtained her Bachelor of Social Work degree with a concentration in Human Development at Valparaiso University and went on to receive her Master of Social Work degree with Advanced Standing from Aurora University. Upon graduating from her clinical social work program, Jennifer worked as a Behavioral Health Associate and Case Manager at AMITA Health – Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital, working children, adolescents and adults, with a wide array of mental health conditions such as anxiety, OCD, depression and other mood disorders. Jennifer has worked with patients across the care spectrum, from outpatient to inpatient and always seeks to assist her clients in identifying and obtaining the appropriate level of care to move through and past their challenges as rapidly as possible. Jennifer also has experience working with families seeking to redefine their relationships and find new ways to connect and attend to each other through more effective communication and role clarification. In addition, she has volunteered her time as a crisis counselor for a crisis text line and as a pen pal with people who are currently incarcerated.
Jennifer provides a safe space to feel validated, supported, and listened to. Her approach is warm and empathic to guide you through growth and change. She will work through uncomfortable emotions together to overcome barriers. Jennifer is nonjudgmental in nature and genuine in finding joy in the success of her clients.
What Light on Anxiety Clients Have To Say About Their Experience Working With Jennifer Reed:
“Love Jennifer and the entire LOA team!”