Jennifer Ellis, MSW
Jennifer enjoys engaging with her patients while helping to bring positive changes to their lives. In her practice, she uses a combination of therapies to find the best treatment plans; she practices Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Behavior Modification and Psychoeducation. With more than 12 years of counseling experience, Jennifer has practiced in a variety of settings including private practice, community based services and substance abuse and residential facilities. She works with children, adolescents, adults, couples and groups.
Jennifer believes that her patients have the ability to live an active and productive life on all levels. She is focused on providing a non-judgmental and empathic experience for her clients. She listens and helps to establish the specific achievable goals with her patients. Jennifer thrives on building trusting relationships with her patients. She believes that with supportive, directional therapy, all people can succeed and be effective in their daily lives.
Jennifer is currently working toward her certifications as Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
Licensure & Education
M.S.W. in Social Work, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
B.S. in Psychology, Eastern Illinois University
Applied Behavior Analysis Therapy Training, Southern Illinois University Carbondale