Jennifer has been working within Specialty Mental Health for 10+ years and with children and families for 20+. She has a strong reliance on experiential, evidence based interventions that meet patients and families where they are at. Jennifer works from a psychobiological and neurodevelopmental lens in creating ways to help families work toward secure functioning. She has additional training with care integration of physical health concerns (Picky eating, obesity, diabetes, sleep difficulties) and places high importance on coordination with primary care providers. Jennifer is currently on multiple insurance panels and accepts new patients by referral only.
Richard is one of three board certified music therapists and licensed in Southern Oregon. He specializes in experiential therapies such as songwriting and lyric analysis, attachment focused music therapy, and a innovative integration of tabletop role-playing games into group therapy. He is experienced in working with youth, adults, families with a history of trauma and suicidalilty, and has training in a variety of evidence based practices including Collaborative Problem Solving, Cognitive Behavioral and Solution Focused Therapies.
Nikki has worked for 19 years providing mental health services to children, young adults, and their families as well as program development and ensuring adherance to best practices in mental health care. She is well versed in the model of Collaborative Problem Solving which support youth, adult and families in their capacity to improve communication, increase compliance and support long term change. Nikki is currently accepting new Jackson Care Connect Members and is on several commercial insurance panels.
Emily Strong, MA, LPC Associate, QMHP
Emily received her Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Southern Oregon University.
Emily supports individual growth and empowerment by honoring each client’s individuality, strengths and knowledge of self while building trust and a strong connection between client and counselor. With a collaborative approach, Emily uses tools from cognitive-behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, rational emotive behavior therapy, mindfulness and the stress-reduction techniques of Jon Kabat-Zinn. She is skilled in working with individuals of the LBGTQ community. Emily is currently on panel with Jackson Care Connect and is accepting new clients.