About me

I am an LMHP and LADC with 13 years of experience. I have worked in a variety of settings and levels of care ranging from corrections to long-term co-occurring facilities to outpatient. I currently work with adults ages 19+. My clients include those who have mood disorder concerns, personality disorder concerns, drug and alcohol use issues, trauma related issues, and anxiety concerns. I have training in REBT, CBT, DBT (individual and skills group), and EMDR. I believe everyone is different and everyone has individual needs. Therefore I take a focused or eclectic approach with each of my clients to meet those individual needs. My philosophy for therapy and counseling is that it is the client who determines their course and I help them on their way. I look forward to working with you!


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Addictions
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Grief , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Coping with life changes , ADHD , Codependency , Communication Problems , Drug and Alcohol Addiction , Guilt and Shame , Impulsivity , Mood Disorders , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Motivational Interviewing, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 13

Services offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

NE LMHP 4509


Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Jessica Smeal. We don’t pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Written on Sep 13, 2022 after therapy with Jessica for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, family conflicts, eating disorders, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and adhd

Jessica is comfortable to talk with; our video sessions have gone well. She gives me useful tools to help me with my issues. I feel she listens intently and can pick out the right questions to ask. She helps me to see things from a different perspective. I feel better and ready to handle my issues in a more positive manner, since starting therapy with Jessica.
In my opinion, Jessica Smeal is a is a very competent therapist.

Written on Aug 30, 2022 after therapy with Jessica for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, addictions, coping with life changes, and adhd

Amazing

Written on Aug 16, 2022 after therapy with Jessica for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, trauma and abuse, and grief

She is really helping me w my self esteem and anxiety. I would recommend her to anyone

Work with me!