Jennifer Jendro, MSW, LICSW

Jenny received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Child Psychology and her Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Minnesota, and is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker.

Jenny's experience includes working with children, youth, families and adults. Jenny has worked with adults with severe and persistent mental illness, providing individual therapy in a residential treatment program. She has also conducted HIV/STD prevention education to LGBTQ youth and also street outreach/resources to youth experiencing homelessness. She has worked with families and children both in home and in day treatment/therapeutic school settings, providing therapy, support and resources.

Clinical areas of interest and experience include: depression, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, PTSD, trauma, dissociation, disordered eating and substance abuse. Her treatment modalities include: cognitive behavioral therapy, including dialectical behavior therapy, motivational interviewing and harm reduction. She is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR). She believes a client centered, compassionate approach is an integral part of the therapy process.

She has provided training on Illness Management and Recovery (IMR) and conducted groups on IMR and Integrated Dual Disorder Treatment. She teaches DBT skills training classes and completed intensive DBT training in 2006.