Jennifer Hastings is a psychotherapist with over a decade of experience. She believes that mental health and well-being are possible for everyone. Jennifer is passionate about the idea that therapy is one of the greatest tools we can give ourselves. It can help us feel more confident, give us a better understanding of our relationships, and allows us to feel more connected to our mind and body.
Jennifer works with adolescents and adults who have varying issues, including: relationship struggles, anxiety, depression, trauma, parenting, grief and loss, adoption and life transitions. Jennifer recognizes the unique stressors that occur throughout our transitional phases of life; as a student, as a young professional, as a parent and as a partner, and provides a practical, down to earth style to explore fears and obstacles.
Jennifer is authentic, approachable, and values the importance of establishing a strong therapeutic relationship. She wants her clients to feel listened to, understood and deeply cared for. Jennifer creates a safe and comfortable space for people to discover how to live more rewarding lives and gain motivation to pursue goals.
If you’re searching for better relationships, improved parental tools, a stronger sense of health and well-being or an overall deeper engagement in life, then Jennifer would be great match for you. She will work with you to discover what is interfering with your having the life you want.
Jennifer received her Master of Science in Counseling from Southern New Hampshire University. She holds licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, in the state of Wisconsin. Jennifer maintains regular clinical supervision and professional development to enhance her learning as well as the quality of her work.
Prior to practicing in outpatient therapy, Jennifer was the leader of a multidisciplinary team of professionals at a non-profit advocacy organization, where she also provided counseling and facilitated support groups. She has experience providing training and consultation to both statewide and national audiences.
Jennifer is a nationally certified clinical provider of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She also has extensive training in Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused Therapy, Trauma Informed Care, Cultural Humility, Grief and Loss, and has completed Gottman Method Couples Counseling, Level 1.
1661 N. Water Street, #507
Milwaukee, WI 53202
- Healthy Relationships
- Life Transitions
- Personal Growth
- Grief and Loss
- “First-time” Therapy Clients
- Young Professionals
- Holistic Counseling
Other reasons you might seek my support would be to:
- Manage unexpected life events
- Improve communication within your relationship
- Establish healthy boundaries
- Gain greater self-awareness
- Have a safe place to talk about difficult topics
- Manage overwhelming feelings
- Learn healthier coping skills
- Manage career related stress
- Enhance feelings of connectedness
- Navigate life transitions or decisions
- Work on negative thought patterns
- Become the best version of yourself