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About Jessica

Jessica Welker


Jessica is a mental health counselor who works with clients on a wide range of issues including anxiety and depression, relational trauma, addiction and co-dependency, attachment, grief, body image, and relationship issues. She prides herself in working with people from a variety of backgrounds and specializes in working with LGBTQ+ people.

Jessica prioritizes creating a safe and warm environment where clients can increase self-awareness, build self-compassion, and connect with their internal wisdom. She values working collaboratively with each individual to develop a goal oriented and tailored approach to facilitate personal growth. Beyond her work with the LGBTQ+ community, Jessica also specializes in working with survivors of sexual violence, and human service professionals with vicarious trauma. 

Jessica’s treatment approaches include Internal Family Systems (IFS), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), mindfulness, and relational psychotherapy. She has completed Level I Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, a body-centered therapy approach for healing trauma and attachment issues. 

Jessica’s earlier career was in public service supervising and conducting investigations into various forms of physical abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect. She conducted trainings for investigators in Forensic Interviewing Best Practices of Vulnerable Persons as well as Understanding Sexual Abuse Dynamics, a course she helped to develop.

Ultimately, her work with survivors and belief in healing led Jessica to change careers. She obtained a Master’s in Mental Health Counseling at Hunter College.

Jessica uses she/her pronouns and can be emailed here.

2023 UPDATE - We are available both for in-person and virtual sessions.
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