Jaclyn is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Illinois. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Aurora University in 2006 and her Masters Degree in Clinical Social Work from Aurora University in 2010. She has been working in the field since 2006 in various settings including community mental health centers, residential/group homes, homeless shelters, and hospitals.
Jackie specializes in depression, anxiety, mood disorders, relationship issues, parenting difficulties and crisis intervention. She has worked with clients across the life span in both outpatient and inpatient settings. Jackie’s treatment approach is highly individualized to meet the needs of each client. She uses evidenced based treatment practices including cognitive behavioral therapy, along with elements of strength based therapy, holistic therapy and mindfulness. Jackie is extremely warm and calm, and is genuinely invested in helping each patient reach their potential. Her deep sense of empathy lends itself to developing strong therapeutic relationships with her patients—a very necessary component of the healing process.
In addition to her position as an outpatient therapist at Oswego Wellness, Jackie also holds a position as a Senior Licensed Social Worker at Presence Mercy Medical Center in Aurora, Il. For the past four years, she has provided assessment, crisis intervention, counseling, and referral services at both Presence Mercy Medical Center and Rush Copley Emergency Departments.