Jessica Garcia, LMSW

 

Licensed in NY

Jessica Garcia, LMSW, received her Master’s Degree in Social Work at Columbia University where she participated in a specialized training program in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). She has extensive training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) as well as Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).

Jessica interned at Cognitive and Behavioral Consultants where she delivered CBT to children and their families and Comprehensive DBT. Following graduation, Jessica specialized in trauma-focused interventions, working child children and families impacted by trauma at Safe Horizon and The New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. In this work, Jessica supported parents in behavior modification and teaching specialized parenting skills to improve the parent-child relationship and shape a more functional and pleasant family dynamic. Jessica has a passion for supporting children, adolescents, adults, and parents feeling stuck and dissatisfied with one or more aspect of their life. Jessica recognizes that change can be very difficult and approaches it with compassion, validation, support, and encouragement to help her clients live their life worth living.

In her free time, Jessica can be found loving on her cats, binge watching Netflix, and spending time with her nephew. Her side passion is Trap-Neuter-Return (TNR) and animal rescue, so you may find her walking around Brooklyn caring for the community cats.

Jessica Garcia