Jenelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree at Mansfield University with a concentration in Psychology. She completed her Master of Arts degree at Kutztown University and attained Licensed Professional Counselor certification through the state of Pennsylvania.
She has extensive clinical experience in rehabilitating children and adolescents, with acute psychiatric diagnoses, to improve functioning in the academic, community, and home setting. Jenelle has collaborated with many academic settings and is aware of the many obstacles facing today’s youth in reaching academic, personal, and social successes.
While emphasizing a students’ personal strengths, She fosters growth and change by providing a genuinely warm, compassionate environment with integration of theoretical approaches derived from mindfulness based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She helps students to understand and become increasingly aware of physical cues to increasing anxiety and depression while promoting healthy coping skills and adaptive thinking. Jenelle employs expressive arts techniques and play therapy to build a strong therapeutic alliance with her patients and their care givers.
She empowers children and adolescents to assume responsibility of their treatment while emphasizing the power of positive choice theory and effective and appropriate self-advocacy. Jenelle is now accepting a limited number of new patients.