Jennifer is a Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee under the supervision of Ricky Jackson, M.S., LMFT, #MFT83813, providing individual, couples, and child-family therapy. Jennifer completed her Masters of Science in Counseling Psychology in Marriage and Family Therapy at Mount Saint Mary’s University.
Her previous experience includes working with Evolve Treatment Center as a Residential Counselor specializing in helping adolescents using DBT skills who are struggling with mental health, addictions, behavioral issues, and emotional difficulties. In addition, she also has worked as an ABA Specialist with teenagers and individuals struggling with anger outbursts and emotional challenges providing self-regulating skills and practical problem-solving techniques.
She is also trained in the Gottman Method —integrating research-based interventions and helping couples deepen friendship, manage conflict, and build intimacy. Jennifer is also certified as Prepare/Enrich Facilitator to help premarital couples gain insight into their relationship’s strengths while also providing space to explore areas of growth.
Her approach focuses on providing an individualized, collaborative treatment — Integrating Psychodynamic, Emotion-Focused, and Cognitive-Behavioral techniques as needed to help explore the root causes of emotional distress within relationships with themselves and others. In the process, explore coping and self-soothing skills.
Jennifer partners with her clients to create conscious awareness of healthier ways of coping and experiencing a holistic fulfilling relationship with themselves and others.
Areas of Clinical Interest: Anxiety, Career exploration, Childhood Trauma, Depression, Emotional Triggers, Grief & Loss, Intimacy, Boundaries/Codependency, & Spirituality, Mind-Body Connection, Marital challenges.
Modality: Individuals, Couples, and Families.
Therapy Language(s): English and Spanish - Se Habla Español
Rate per Session: $75
Accepts Insurance: No
Flexible Fee: Yes
Office Location: Pasadena
Phone: (800) 483-9591 ext. 166
Fax: (626) 351-9493
Email Jennifer Fuentes Benitez