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Jennifer has been in private practice over 12 years helping couples and families mend broken relationships.
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Orlando, FL
Jennifer has been using a family systems with clients for the past 12 years. She became interested in the theory when she was obtaining her master's in marriage and family counseling. She enjoys helping families see how there are patterns that develop over the generations and even within the current family dynamic that can create stress or difficulties. It is extremely helpful in making changes to the family dynamics to recognize where the patterns developed and be empowered to make changes.
Jennifer uses the Gottman method due to it being scientifically based. Couples seem to appreciate the history of the science behind the method and relie on it as a proven source of relationship problem solving .
Jennifer has been using attachment theory to help parents with difficulties in their relationship with their children for the past 8 years and uses it with the children she engages with personally. Helping parents realize that keeping the relationship ultimately in mind can help temper their emotions and ultimately create a better situation by allowing them to handle struggles with a calmer mind and creative choices to enable the child to make positive choices that work for all involved.
Jennifer has helped couples divorce in a civil manner when needed, such as when there are children involved. Jennifer is trained in family mediation and Collaborative Divorce.
If you are struggling in your relationship and feeling uncertain if you want to stay together or part ways therapy with Jennifer can help you clear the chaos from your mind and make a decision. It can help to have an impartial person to discuss your circumstances and help you see all options before making a final decision. Jennifer has helped many couples recover from infidelity and relearn to trust and regain the closeness that was lost or never there.
Jennifer has helped many families who have struggled with coparenting . Sometimes a step parent or ex spouse can cause conflict in the family due to residual bitterness or jealousy. Jennifer has experience engaging all parties to the benefit of the children involved.