Jessica Wagner, LMHC

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I am a Mental Health Counselor located on the border of Rochester/Penfield area and 1.5 miles off the 590 N expressway.  I understand the challenges with seeking out professional help when it comes to mental health. You have made the first attempt to look up someone who can help. I am here for that reason. I provide a warm and compassionate environment and meet clients where they are at in their life. My approach is different for all clients, because all people are different. I am always available and willing to consult at anytime via email or phone.

My main areas of expertise are:
-Postpartum Depression as well as Major Depressive Disorder
-Anxiety  
-Trauma

I also specialize in:
-Reduction of stress related to everyday obstacles
-Improvement in communication skills
-Anger Management
-Co-Occuring Disorders (substance abuse as well as mental health combination)
-Family Counseling
-Group Counseling
-Obtaining self confidence and working on self esteem building
-Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) 
-Autism and other developmental disorders 

 I use various therapeutic techniques in my therapy practice and focus on a person-centered approach to counseling.  I also use:
-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)-use of skills to help clients make behavioral changes by thinking through and processing those areas they are struggling with.
-Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
-Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
-Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) 
-Exposure Therapy for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
-Strength Based
-Narrative Therapy 
-Reality Therapy 

Cost:
I use a sliding scale and charge anywhere from $60-$90 for a session. 
I provide a free consultation to patients via phone. It is important for us both to get a glimpse of one another. I also want to be sure I can help. I want you to experience all the possible benefits that therapy has to offer.
I also provide a receipt for services that can often times be submitted to insurance companies for reimbursement. Please check with your insurance company.

Location:
2509 Browncroft Blvd
Suite 234
Rochester, NY 14625 

Phone number:
585-512-8837 

Education:
-Associates Degree in Psychology from MCC college (2008)
-Bachelors of Science in Psychology from St. John Fisher College (2010)
-Master of Arts degree from Medaille College in Mental Health Counseling (2013)

Work History
I have worked with children and adolescents, as well as families and adults for 5.5 years in the field of mental health therapy.
I have been in the human service field for over 10 years. It is my passion to help people.

License:
 My license number with New York State Office of Professions is 007424-1 and is effective until 2019

I take pride in my warm and caring approach. I always work to maintain confidentiality at all times. I have always worked towards being passionate about my career. My patients tell me I am different from other therapists because of my level of understanding and empathy. I truly meet patients where they are at in their life. Therapy has many benefits including growth and working through those difficult times.



Jessica Wagner Reaches

Rochester NY