Jessica Williams offers counselling for children (ages 6 and above). As well as teens, adults, parents, and families. She facilitates a creative and dynamic environment. In fact, her clients can explore their struggles safely while feeling supported. She also utilizes art, physical activity and play, and mindfulness to help her clients through self-expression.
Approach to Counselling
Jessica Williams’s approach to counselling is rooted in family systems theory. And it is informed by attachment theory, trauma-informed practice, and client-centered therapies. She also has formal training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), and Narrative Therapy. All of which she will pull from depending on her client’s unique needs.
Education and Experience
Jessica Williams holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology from SFU and a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree from UBC. She also has experience working in the areas of community recreation and sport, child welfare, crisis intervention and support. As well as substance use, and child and youth mental health. Jessica is also full time Faculty of the Child, Family and Community Studies at Douglas College, teaching in the Child and Youth Care Bachelors Degree program.