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Jennifer Garcia

Jennifer Garcia


18 years of experience

Welcome to my practice! I'm Jennifer Garcia, a dedicated Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) and EMDR therapist, passionate about helping individuals on their journey to mental well-being. With a deep commitment to healing and growth, I offer a safe and supportive space where you can explore your challenges and discover your inner resilience. My Approach I specialize in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), a powerful evidence-based therapy that facilitates the processing of trauma and emotional wounds. Whether you're dealing with past traumas, anxiety, depression, or other mental health concerns, EMDR can be a transformative tool in your healing process. Experience and Qualifications I bring years of experience in the field of mental health counseling and have witnessed the positive changes that individuals can make when provided with the right therapeutic support. My educational background and ongoing training have equipped me with the knowledge and skills necessary to guide you towards a more fulfilling and balanced life. Your Journey to Wellness I understand that seeking therapy can be a courageous step, and I'm here to guide you through your unique journey to wellness. Together, we will work collaboratively to identify your goals and develop a personalized treatment plan that suits your needs. A Safe and Confidential Space Your privacy and comfort are of the utmost importance to me. I provide a confidential, non-judgmental, and empathetic environment where you can express yourself freely. Let's Begin Your Transformation If you're ready to embark on a path towards healing and personal growth, I'm here to support you every step of the way. I believe in your capacity to heal and thrive, and I look forward to being a part of your transformative journey. Contact me today to schedule a consultation or ask any questions you may have. Your well-being is my priority, and together, we can work towards a brighter future.

What can clients expect to take away from sessions with you?

In our first session, clients can expect an introduction to the therapeutic process. We'll discuss confidentiality, your goals for therapy, and any immediate concerns. I'll gather relevant background information and outline our collaboration. Together, we'll establish a comfortable and trusting environment to begin exploring and addressing your unique needs.

Explain to clients what areas you feel are your biggest strengths.

My greatest strengths as a therapist lie in creating a safe space for clients to navigate trauma. My empathetic approach fosters a positive therapeutic experience, enabling individuals to feel heard and supported. My ability to establish trust and provide a secure environment allows clients to explore and heal from traumatic experiences with confidence.

About Jennifer Garcia

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My treatment methods

Trauma Informed Care

In my professional practice, I specialize in Trauma-Informed Care, a compassionate and comprehensive approach that recognizes the widespread impact of trauma on individuals. Drawing on my expertise in this area, I create a safe and supportive therapeutic environment where clients feel validated and understood. My commitment to Trauma-Informed Care involves a deep understanding of the effects of trauma on mental, emotional, and physical well-being. I prioritize establishing trust and safety, allowing clients to navigate their healing journey at their own pace. I integrate trauma-sensitive language, empowering clients to share their experiences without fear of judgment. Together, we explore coping strategies and resilience, fostering a sense of control and agency in the healing process. Cultural competence is a cornerstone of my practice, acknowledging and respecting the diverse backgrounds and experiences of each client. I tailor interventions to be sensitive to individual needs, ensuring that the therapeutic process is inclusive and respectful. Throughout our work together, I aim to provide psychoeducation about the nature of trauma, helping clients understand its impact on their lives. By fostering a collaborative and empowering therapeutic relationship, my goal is to support clients in regaining a sense of safety, rebuilding trust, and ultimately achieving lasting healing and recovery.

Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)

I specialize in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), a goal-oriented and evidence-based approach to help individuals navigate and overcome a variety of mental health challenges. With a foundation in CBT principles, I work collaboratively with clients to identify and change thought patterns and behaviors that may be contributing to their difficulties. My approach involves a systematic and structured exploration of the connections between thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. I assist clients in recognizing and challenging automatic negative thoughts, fostering a more balanced and realistic perspective. Through this process, clients gain valuable insights into the factors influencing their emotional experiences. I am dedicated to providing practical tools and coping strategies that empower clients to actively manage and cope with stress, anxiety, depression, and other concerns. Utilizing CBT techniques such as thought records, behavioral experiments, and graded exposure, I guide clients in developing skills that can be applied in their everyday lives. As a CBT specialist, I emphasize the collaborative nature of therapy, working together with clients to set clear, achievable goals. Whether addressing specific symptoms or overarching life challenges, my goal is to equip clients with the skills they need to promote lasting change and improve their overall well-being. I strive to create a supportive and non-judgmental therapeutic environment, fostering a partnership with clients on their journey toward positive mental health outcomes.

Couples Counseling

In my practice, I specialize in couples counseling, providing a dedicated and supportive space for partners to navigate and strengthen their relationships. Drawing on my extensive training and experience in couples therapy, I work collaboratively with couples to address a variety of challenges and enhance their overall relationship satisfaction. My approach to couples counseling is rooted in evidence-based techniques, often incorporating principles from modalities such as Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) or Gottman Method Couples Therapy. I prioritize creating a safe and non-judgmental environment where both partners feel heard and understood. Through open communication and active listening, I help couples identify and explore the underlying dynamics contributing to their concerns. I tailor interventions to the unique needs and goals of each couple, fostering mutual understanding and empathy. Whether addressing communication issues, managing conflict, or navigating major life transitions, my aim is to guide couples toward healthier patterns of interaction and increased intimacy. I empower partners with practical tools and skills that promote effective communication, emotional connection, and conflict resolution. Recognizing the importance of cultural sensitivity in couples counseling, I approach each couple with respect for their individual backgrounds and experiences. My goal is to assist couples in building a resilient foundation for their relationship, fostering growth and creating a pathway towards a more fulfilling and harmonious connection.


I am trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), an evidence-based therapeutic approach designed to help individuals process distressing memories and alleviate symptoms related to trauma, anxiety, and other psychological difficulties. I have undergone specialized training in EMDR, acquiring the necessary skills and knowledge to effectively implement this therapeutic technique. My training encompasses understanding the eight phases of EMDR therapy, from client history-taking and treatment planning to the reprocessing of targeted memories and the development of coping mechanisms. In EMDR sessions, I guide clients through a structured process that includes bilateral stimulation (typically through eye movements), facilitating the adaptive processing of traumatic memories. This approach helps individuals integrate distressing experiences, fostering a reduction in emotional reactivity and promoting psychological healing. I adhere to the ethical and procedural standards established by EMDR International Association (EMDRIA) or other relevant professional bodies, ensuring the safe and effective application of EMDR in my practice. My training enables me to work collaboratively with clients to address a range of issues, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, and other trauma-related symptoms, supporting them on their journey toward healing and recovery.

Family Therapy

With a background in parent-child therapy, I specialize in creating a supportive environment to enhance communication and understanding within families. My approach combines therapeutic techniques with a focus on strengthening the parent-child bond to promote overall family well-being.