M.A., LPCC

Life often presents us with challenges and changes that can impact our mental health.  When this happens, we may need both guidance and encouragement.  Jennifer Townsend believes in providing a warm, safe, encouraging, and empowering space to process life’s challenges and changes.  She invites clients to utilize their personal strengths as they navigate through those challenges and reach their goals.  She enjoys working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families to guide and encourage them as they begin to build the life they want for themselves.  Jennifer feels honored to experience and be a part of the healing and growing process with her clients.

 

At Foundations Counseling, Jennifer Townsend works with a wide variety of clients who may be seeking services that include:

  • Children, Adolescents, and Teens – anxiety, depression, school and family issues, self-esteem and self-worth issues, effects of divorce, trauma, life coaching and goal setting, family communication, creative therapies including art, movement, and play therapy

  • Mental Health and Wellness – severe anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, stress, grief and loss, trauma and abuse recovery, self-care, art therapy, anger management, boundaries, life transitions
  • Individual Counseling – anxiety, depression, empowerment, social anxiety, assertiveness, panic attacks, fears and phobias, self-worth issues
  • Relationship Dynamics – adolescent development, anger management, conflict resolution, couples communication skills, family relationships, marital difficulties, parenting skills and training, school problems

 

Jennifer Townsend has a Master of Arts Degree in Counseling: Art Therapy from Adler University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and Art from Augustana College.  She integrates techniques and knowledge from a variety of modalities to fit you and your goals.  She primarily utilizes Person-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy.

 

Jennifer Townsend has years of experience working with children and adolescents in many capacities, including developing program materials for grief work and promoting positive mental health practices.  She also has experience providing counseling to teens, adults, couples, and families to promote healthy communication skills, build self-esteem, cope with life’s stressors, and improve overall mental health.

Professional Affiliations: 
American Art Therapy Association (AATA)
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)
American Counseling Association (ACA)
American Mental Health Counseling Association (AMHCA)
Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development (AMCD)
Association for Specialists in Group Work (ASGW)
International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors (IAMFC)
Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH)
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