Therapist in South Portland, Maine Jennifer Jones, Therapist

License: LCSW

Provider Gender: Female

Ages Served: 15-65+

Appointments: In-office and Telehealth

Manages Medications: No, provides therapy only

Therapist in South Portland, Maine Jennifer Jones, LCSW

Jennifer Jones, LCSW

Jennifer Jones earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Art History from Colby College, and her Masters of Social Work with a clinical concentration from Smith College. She completed her internships at the Yale Child Study Center, providing outpatient therapy for inner city children and families, and Shoreline Community Health, providing structural family therapy. Her masters’ thesis focused on the treatment of traumatized children. In addition Ms. Jones trained at the Theraplay Institute in Chicago, and has maintained a career long commitment to continuing education in psychotherapeutic models, trauma, mood disorders, autism, learning disabilities, mindfulness and cognitive behavioral therapy. She has been a member of the National Association of Social Workers since 1995.

Ms. Jones provides psychotherapy and cognitive behavioral therapy for children, adolescents, adults, and families. Her clinical interests include mood disorders, grief and loss (including animal bereavement), LGBTQ+ issues, women’s issues, autism and other developmental disorders, learning disabilities, adoption and foster care, and change of life issues, such as divorce, aging, job loss. Ms. Jones has been fortunate to work with people from all over the world on diversity and acculturation. Jennifer believes in the power of change and uses a strengths perspective and connection to help people realize the change they desire to live better lives. She uses art and humor as part of her therapeutic tool kit.

Jennifer is the adoptive mom of siblings with special needs and has a unique
perspective on parenting and living with challenges and trauma. She lives with her
family on a small urban farm outside Portland, Maine along with their chickens, ducks,
dogs, cats and various other four legged creatures.

Expertise

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Carelon (Beacon)
  • Community Health Options (CHO)
  • ComPsych
  • Elevance Health (Anthem BCBS)
  • Evernorth (Cigna)
  • Humana
  • MediNcrease Health Plans (MHP)
  • MultiPlan (PHCS)
  • Optum (UnitedHealthcare)
  • Partners Direct Health
  • Tricare East (Humana Military)
  • Tufts
  • US Family/Martin Point Health Plan

Interventions

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Family Therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Parenting Skills

Populations

  • Adoption/Foster Care
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • LGBTQ+
  • Women

Languages

  • English

Locations

FAQs

Please use our online form to schedule an appointment with Jennifer Jones. You can also call 207-774-8700 to have someone assist you.

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