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Jessicca Shumard, LPC

Stress, Anxiety Grief Coping with life changes Coaching Compassion fatigue
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About me

Welcome to your journey of finding peace in your purpose through Mindset Wellness, Counseling, Coaching and Consulting! My goal is to empower you to navigate through the mess of life. Together we can work on finding your inner harmony, reducing stress, transforming limiting beliefs, calming the mind, fueling the body and finding balance within your spirit. Living life purposefully can keep you focused and fueled toward reaching your goals so that you can take control over your life!

Confidential and compassionate counseling provides a safe and nurturing place to work through any present struggle that maybe keeping you stuck. As a trained master's level mental health counselor I have 15 years experience working with individuals navigating depression, anxiety, grief, major life stressors, life transitions, work/life balance, caregiver stressors, boundaries, self-esteem, environmental stressors, and finding overall balance/wellness.

I offer a variety of integrated and holistic models of counseling that include but are not limited to: Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Positive Affirmation, Relaxation Techniques, Meditation, Self Care Management, Wellness Plans, Mindfulness Techniques, Grounding Techniques, and Coping Skills Development.

It's time to make an investment in yourself so let's get to work!

Professional experience

15yrs in practice

Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Sleeping disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Attachment Issues, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Cancer, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Chronic Pain Illness and Disability, Co-morbidity, Codependency, Commitment Issues, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Coping with Natural or Human-Caused Disaster, Dependent Personality, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Divorce and Separation, Domestic Violence, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Expats, Family of Origin Issues, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Fertility Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Gender Dysphoria, Guilt and Shame, Hoarding, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Impulsivity, Infidelity, Isolation/Loneliness, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Midlife Crisis, Military and Veterans Issues, Money and Financial Issues, Mood Disorders, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Postpartum Depression, Post-traumatic Stress, Prejudice and Discrimination, Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Smoking/Vaping Cessation, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Somatization, Women's Issues, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues

Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Jungian Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy, Internal Family Systems

License information

MO LPC 2019013531


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Jessicca Shumard. 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.

Jessica is incredible. We have been working together for a year now and my life has changed for the better because of it.

Written on Jan 20, 2023 after therapy with Jessicca for 1 year on issues concerning depression, grief, coping with life changes, and adhd

Jessica is a great therapist. She is there for you and is listening to where you’re at, and helps you develop strategies that are helpful for you together. She’s a great support to have!

Written on Mar 28, 2022 after therapy with Jessicca for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Jessicca has been instrumental in helping me with addressing anxiety issues. She is easy to open up to. Wonderful therapist

Written on Feb 08, 2022 after therapy with Jessicca for 3 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, and self esteem

Jessica Shumard is a highly skilled counselor who listens so intently that she is able to provide timely and helpful insight that allows her to offer precise tools and interventions for healing and recovery.

Written on Jul 29, 2021 after therapy with Jessicca for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, grief, self esteem, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Jessicca is easy to open up to. She helps me to focus on the positives and bright sides of various situations. I am able to work through difficult emotions with her and I feel understood when I talk. If you're trying to sort through relationship dynamics, establish healthier boundaries, dealing with grief and trying to find helpful ways to cope with anxiety, Jessicca is a great person to talk to.

Written on Jul 28, 2021 after therapy with Jessicca for 3 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, lgbt, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, grief, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd

Jessica was really helpful at such a terrible time in my life. She brought information to our sessions about how our minds work and I found her to be exactly who I needed to help heal.

Written on May 09, 2021 after therapy with Jessicca for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes