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Jenna has a master’s degree in social work from Metropolitan State University of Denver and a degree in psychology from the University of Wyoming. She has 10 years of experience working with children and teens in multiple capacities. Jenna found her passion in the mental health field after her brother died of suicide and she attended a grief group as a teen. Since then, she has aspired to build her career around helping bereaved youths. Her work focuses on grief, including, Trauma-Focused CBT, DBT, Motivational interviewing, and CBT. She values the use of varying therapeutic activities to build relationships and engagement in therapy.

Jenna has worked for many different nonprofits aimed toward helping children and families. While working as a mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters, she developed a passion for helping at risk-youths and people with disabilities. She went on to work as a Registered Behavioral Technician, helping teach children with autism on their social and emotional skills. While working for a summer camp, Jenna helped develop a camp-counselor in training program, aiming to help teach teens child care skills and hone in on future goals. During her most recent job, Jenna worked as an individual and family therapist for youths in the juvenile justice system. Helping teens with a focus on trauma, grief, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, while aiding clients to find enjoyment in therapy.

Jenna is a Colorado native who recently moved to Utah. In her free time, she enjoys kayaking, hiking, and being with her dog, Frankie. Other hobbies she frequents are volunteering, crafting and spending time with her family. Jenna appreciates following sports and keeping up with pop culture.