Jennifer has been in the mental health field for several years with experience in the professional counseling world and school counseling world. She received a Masters of Science degree from Concordia University Wisconsin. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Colorado. Jennifer is a member of the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals and the Colorado Organization for Victim Assistance. Jennifer serves on the State Board of Registered Psychotherapists as a professional member and Vice Chair. She is an Adjunct Professor at Concordia University Wisconsin in the online graduate counseling program. She volunteers with Poudre River Friends of the Library in Fort Collins, CO.
Jennifer is passionate about working with eating disorders, self injury, and highly sensitive people. Jennifer has spoken nationally, raising awareness about eating disorders while creatively mixing in her personal story of overcoming an eating disorder and maintaining her recovery after experiencing a life changing trauma. She has spoken to professional groups, high school and college students, church groups and patients currently receiving treatment. Jennifer has spoken at Eagle Ridge Academy in Brighton, CO, Front Range Community College in Fort Collins, CO, Rosewood Ranch in Wickenburg, AZ, Sojourns Community Health Clinic in Westminster, VT, Our Father Lutheran Church in Centennial, CO, St. Johns Lutheran Church in Springfield, IL, Redeemer Lutheran Church in Fort Collins, CO, and at the Therapists’ Networking and Training Event in Fort Collins, CO. Jennifer encourages everyone to believe in him/herself and their capabilities by giving everyone practical ways of achieving this in each and every presentation.
Kiki, a papillon, accompanies Jennifer to the office and loves working with individuals. Kiki is sensitive to the needs of people.
A Colorado native, Jennifer loves winter. During her free time she enjoys reading, writing, playing with Kiki, spending time with family and friends and challenging herself to learn and grow.