Jessica S. Campbell, LCSW has dedicated her career to helping others learn about themselves, build more balanced lives, move on from troubling events and form meaningful relationships for happier, more empowered lives. With a psychotherapeutic focus that addresses how thoughts, actions, and emotions can be better understood and by examining our stories for their deeper meanings, Jessica S. Campbell, LCSW can help you uncover your own strengths to increase and sustain a better sense of well-being and happiness. By using a multidisciplinary approach that utilizes her years of training, Jessica S Campbell, LCSW has become a skilled guide for others as they make their way through difficult life situations, try to resolve painful past issues or discover ways to craft the bold and authentic life they truly yearn for.
Jessica S. Campbell, LCSW works with children and adults to address many issues, with areas of specialization that include:
- Prenatal and postpartum depression
- Relationship issues
- Chronic Illness
ABOUT JESSICA S. CAMPBELL, LCSW
Jessica S. Campbell, LCSW Began her education in the psychology department at Florida Atlantic University, with an initial concentration being directed toward the field of evolutionary psychology and contributing towards research on jealousy, mate guarding, and reproductive strategies. Eventually, Jessica S. Campbell, LCSW came to realize that she wanted to help others in a more fundamental way that was not readily accessible to statistical analysis, and she changed her focus to earn a master’s degree in clinical social work from Barry University. Upon graduation, she was immediately hired as a psychotherapist with a community mental health agency and there she completed two additional years of post-graduate study, passed the advanced national clinical board and gained her professional license in the state of Florida.
Throughout this time, Jessica S. Campbell, LCSW has chosen to continue her education by taking hundreds of hours of additional courses in the neurobiology of trauma, maternal mental health, abuse recovery, child development, relationship, and communication
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How do I know if I need therapy?
We all feel anger, sadness and fear at times – that’s part of the human experience. But if those emotions become so intense that they start to impact your daily activities or if you often find that you feel overwhelmed by daily stress, therapy may be able to offer you some solutions. Additionally, if you find that you often feel tired, with low motivation, or have stopped doing the activities you previously enjoyed, finding new strategies with a therapist could be helpful. Further, if you are getting negative feedback at work, feel like your closest relationships are becoming strained or that friends are pulling away from you, you may benefit from talking to a professional. Jessica S. Campbell, LCSW has more than a decade of experience helping guide people in these and many other situations towards a more balanced lifestyle with a greater sense of wellness and enjoyment of life.
How can therapy help me?
There are certainly benefits to having a place of unconditional positive regard to vent your feelings about difficult life situations. Therapy has the added benefit of the objectivity, skill and training of the therapist. Jessica S Campbell, LCSW can help you build new coping skills, enhance your communication techniques, assist you in identifying negative patterns in your life and adjust your focus in order to move forward and make gains towards attaining your goals. Therapy is not just talking about your troubles – Jessica S. Campbell, LCSW will help you work towards creative solutions that rise to meet the needs of your unique life.
Will I have to take medication?
Medication can be extremely beneficial to helping people overcome some of their difficulties. However, this does not mean it is the right option for everyone. Very often, medication can be utilized in conjunction with therapy, to help reduce an individual’s symptoms so that they can focus on the work being done in therapy and regain a sense of control over their lives, and then they can build new skills that will allow them to discontinue the use of medication. For others, this integrative e approach may not be the best solution. Jessica S. Campbell, LCSW will work with you to help determine the best course of action that will allow you to achieve a greater sense of well-being both during and beyond your therapeutic experience.
How do we get started?
Contact me and let’s start our conversation. A good fit is essential to a positive outcome and Jessica S. Campbell, LCSW is dedicated to helping people find the right therapist. In your first contact with our office, you may be asked why you are seeking therapy, what struggles you are facing or what outcome you are trying to achieve, all in order to determine who is the right therapist for you.
What will happen in our first appointment?
The first few sessions are when Jessica S Campbell, LCSW can really start to get to know you, your history and what brought you to therapy, as well as answer any questions you may have. Here, you can discuss what your goals, strengths and areas of difficulty are and Jessica S. Campbell, LCSW will start to formulate a plan for moving forward in order to help you reach your goals. You can explore your expectations for treatment and Jessica S. Campbell, LCSW will start to put together the theoretical frameset that you can work from which will best suit your needs and comfort levels.
How often will I see you?
How often you see Jessica S. Campbell, LCSW is something that you can decide together, depending on your needs and goals. Many people prefer to see their therapist once a week through the majority of their treatment and then gradually move to every-other-week, monthly, or even longer between sessions. Some people like to continue seeing their therapist regularly for years while others like to simply check in periodically for wellness visits, to help them remain focused. Jessica S. Campbell, LCSW will work with you to determine what best suits your needs, while allowing you to make the progress forward you most want.
Is what we discuss confidential?
In the vast majority of cases, all communication with Jessica S. Campbell, LCSW is privileged and will never be disclosed without your express, written permission. The situations where this privilege does not extend are in line with the requirements of laws that identify licensed therapists as mandatory reporters. These situations are when a therapist suspects abuse of a child or elderly individual, where there is risk of serious harm to another individual or where the client expresses a desire to seriously injure themselves.
EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Florida Atlantic University
Master’s Degree in Social Work from Barry University
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Florida License #SW10895
Certified Maternal Mental Health Specialist
Member of the National Association of Social Workers
Member of Phi Alpha, National Honor Society of Social Workers
Member of Postpartum Support International