Dr. Monica Jackson

(PhD, LPC-S, CRC)

About Me

I am a self- motivated and organized Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. I earned my Masters of Science Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Southern University of Baton Rouge. I graduated Magna Cum Laude from Dillard University in New Orleans, LA with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. I earned my Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education and Supervision from Walden University in the Fall of 2019. Dissertation: "Factors Contributing to Burnout Levels among Public Sector Rehabilitation Counselors".

I have provided counseling services to clients dealing with a wide range of concerns, both physical and mental. I am an active listener that has the ability to adapt to various environments and clients with different life circumstances. I enjoy working with teens, young adults, and adults. I have experience working with clients on a wide variety of issues. Examples include: depression, anxiety, trauma, professional burnout, stress management, self-esteem, career counseling, couples counseling, marriage
and family issues, grief, and loss.

I have 12 years of experience as a Rehabilitation Counselor for Public Sector Vocational Rehabilitation Services. I counsel, guide, and advocate for individuals with both physical, mental, and emotional disabilities. Moreover, I have experience working in a Domestic Violence Shelter and a Women Rehabilitation Center.
I have over 5 years of experience in Private Practice. I believe that counseling can be a vital stepping stone during certain seasons of our lives.


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Self esteem
  • Career difficulties
  • Coping with life changes
  • Compassion fatigue
Also experienced in:
Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Trauma and abuse , Grief , Parenting issues , Anger management , Depression , Body Image , Commitment Issues , Domestic Violence , Eating and Food-Related Issues , Family Problems , Forgiveness , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 5

Services Offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

LPC #71153 (Expires: 2022-07-31)


Reviews

Written by M.A. on Jul 23, 2020 after counseling with Monica for 4 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, relationship issues, family conflicts, anger management, coping with life changes, and compassion fatigue

Dr. Jackson is very kind and supportive. We’ve only had a month together, but she has given me many tools to help my anxiety!

Written by A.Y. on Jul 19, 2020 after counseling with Monica for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, eating disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and adhd

Dr. Jackson actively listens to my concerns and helps me with tangible coping skills. She’s helped me a lot during quarantine!

Written by K.Y. on Jun 18, 2020 after counseling with Monica for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, addictions, family conflicts, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, coaching, and adhd

She’s awesome.

Written by A.D. on Jun 12, 2020 after counseling with Monica for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, self esteem, and coping with life changes

Dr. Jackson is amazing. She is so kind and thoughtful, and really listens to me. Talking with her is a great comfort and calms me down.