Jennifer Herman, MSW, LICSW, LMFT, QIDP, QDDP

Locations: St Paul

Jennifer went to the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee where she earned her Master’s in Social Work. While she was enrolled, she also earned certificates in Marriage and Family Therapy and Trauma Counseling. She has over 20 years of experience in the mental health field.  She brings experience from working in social work for counties and private sectors along with volunteering her time doing clinical work. Jennifer  enjoys working with children ages 4+, adolescents, and adults on an individual basis as well as working with families and couples.

Jennifer’s Therapy Approach: “My therapy style is interactive, collaborative, and mostly direct (aside from play therapy). I am actively engaging throughout the therapeutic process by being supportive, understanding, and challenging. I work from an eclectic model in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative, Insight, Dramatic Play, Art, Guided Imagery, Solution Focused, and other related treatment modalities.”

Areas of Special Interest:

  • Self Esteem
  • Family Violence
  • Issues of Harassment and Bully in Children
  • Anxiety issues
  • Depression/Mood Disorders
  • Physical/Sexual Abuse Survivors
  • Divorce/Separation Issues
  • Children  and Adults with Brain Injuries, Intellectual & Other Developmental Disabilities
  • Blended Families
  • Dramatic/Fantasy/Art Therapy

Licensures + Memberships:

  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Member of the National Association of Social Workers
  • Member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Certified as  Qualified Developmental Disability Professional (QDDP)
  • Certified as a Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional (QIDP)
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