Jessica Baecker

LPC

About Me

Good day to you. If we were meeting in person, I’d say you can just call me by my nickname “Lou,” from my middle name, Louise. I received my bachelor's degree in Psychology from Northern Arizona University and my Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. I have experience with inpatient psychiatric clients, case management for federal inmates, and as a counselor in community-based non-intensive outpatient clinics. My passion for counseling was born from my own experiences and those of my family. I was raised by two US Marines so I’ve lived all over; including Europe. I spent eight years working in veterinary medicine, and worked with my animal patients, but also their caretakers. No other environment has taught me more about empathy, the power of nonverbal communication, and how precious life is, even at its end.

My approach to counseling is based in existentialism and the belief that purpose and meaning lead to a person’s most fulfilling life. I especially enjoy helping individuals who struggle with self-limiting beliefs, persistent severe mental illness, and history of trauma find healing, as well as practical methods to cope with stressors and build a purposeful and satisfying life. I’m particularly driven to help clients who suffer from chronic self-destructive behaviors such as self-harm and suicidal ideations.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Anger management
  • Self esteem
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Relationship issues , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Eating disorders , Sleeping disorders , Parenting issues , Antisocial Personality , Avoidant Personality , BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture , Body Image , Co-morbidity , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Somatic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 3

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LPC #8706 (Expires: 2024-01-31)


Reviews

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Written by J.O. on Jun 23, 2022 after therapy with Jessica for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, self esteem, and anger management

She listens and is very helpful with my situation

Written by D.A. on May 29, 2022 after therapy with Jessica for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

Jessica is responsive, caring, and is an active listener throughout appointments. I would absolutely recommend Jessica to friends and family.

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