Jessica Longenecker, MS, NCC (Outpatient Clinician)
Jessica earned her master’s degree in Counseling & Human Services from Indiana University South Bend in 2016 and is a National Certified Counselor (NCC) via the National Board for Certified Counselors. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate in Indiana and is eligible and pursuing licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Michigan and Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in Indiana. She has received training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) via the Linehan Institute, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT), and the Matrix Model for addiction treatment among other evidence supported practices.
Jessica’s experience and training occurred in community mental health agencies, residential, and outpatient settings where her work focused on substance use and addiction problems, intimate partner relationships, and complex trauma. She works from a secular perspective using a variety of evidence based approaches and techniques to address problems that present in therapy. She works with adults and adolescents to address problems associated with anxiety, depression, addiction, substance use, and interpersonal relationships among many other issues. She feels passionately about providing education and developing tools and new ways of thinking to help her clients feel empowered to forge their path in a way that feels right for them.
Outside the office, Jessica indulges many interests and loves learning. She enjoys reading fiction and non-fiction, watching films and documentaries, listening to podcasts, exploring topics in science and history, appreciates art, likes gardening, nature, and State and National Parks. She enjoys NHL hockey.