From the Ashes Counseling
Legends across time and cultures tell of the mythical Phoenix who, when tired and consumed by the burdens of life, builds herself a nest of aromatic woods atop a temple, bursts into flames, and then rises from her own ashes to start a new, long life. Jenn believes that this powerful image symbolizes our own capacity for change, growth, and renewal, despite the experiences in our lives that may burden us, or cause us to feel stuck.Jenn holds a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Argosy University, and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Minnesota.Jenn is also certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, a modality for treating children who have experienced trauma in their lives. Jenn has experience providing mental health services in the outpatient setting, as well as in schools and in home. Jenn has a particular interest in working with youth, families, and adults who have experienced trauma, as well as children in foster care and other transitional living situations. She is also able to address a wide range of issues including depression, anxiety, self-esteem, grief and loss, and parenting concerns. Jenn views her clients as the experts of their own experiences and journey, and thus strives to meet her clients where they’re at, and walk alongside them as they make desired changes.
Jenn believes in the power of helping clients build off of their existing strengths, and develop strong self-care and meaningful connections within their families and communities, as a means of desired changes.Jenn is dedicated to creating balance and self-care within her personal life: she enjoys spending time with her four children, husband and dog, participating in recreational volleyball, kickball, and hockey leagues, reading anything she can get her hands on, and traveling. Jenn has also spent the last few years exploring the benefits of clean, whole food eating, strength training, and mindfulness within her own life.