All Kinds of News for April 06, 2016
As Primary Therapist, Jessica Walker, LCSW, has helped hundrens of teens find therapeuic success.
ViewPoint Center, a teen assessment center based outside of Salt Lake City, UT, proudly highlights the experience and work of Primary Therapist Jessica Walker LCSW.
Jessica has worked in the mental health industy for eight years, working mainly with teenagers in a varity of setting, including inner city youth programs in Chicago, juvenile probation, foster care, residential treatment centers and outpatient therapy with victims and perpetrators of sexual offenses and domestic violence.
"I love the ever-changing dynamics of teens and their families. There is a challenge to gaining rapport, gathering information and making some postive change in a short amount of time.. and I love it," says Jessica Walker, LCSW. 'As a new student comes in the door we never know what challenges they have been through. Being able to dig into the struggle, make sense of it and have a completed picture of who this child is, is an amazing journey to be a part of."
As Primary Therapist at ViewPoint Center, Jessica estalishes a good rapport as quickly as possible with students and their parents in order to gain accurate insight into each student's struggles, road-blocks and personal goals. As she gains the trust of each student, she is able to make important connections in order to help assess what is holding each child back from their true potential.
Jessica utilizes family therapy as a tool to help students and focuses on building the foundational framework of communications. She also helps support and prepare each child for their next step after ViewPoint so that they have an understanding of what to expect and are equipped with the maximum opportunities for success.
"Jessica has a way of really understanding teenagers and getting down to the root of what they are struggling with. We are so lucky to have her on our team," says Judith Jacques, M.Ed, Executive Director of the ViewPoint Center.