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Jessica Heidebrecht


Location: Nova Scotia

Jessica is a Clinical Social Worker who specializes in DBT and trauma-focused therapies, and provides support for various concerns such as personality disorders, substance or gambling misuse, trauma, anxiety, and depression. She has a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) and Bachelor of Social Work from Dalhousie University, a Master of Social Work degree (Healthcare) from University of Waterloo, and a Master of Divinity degree (Counseling). Jessica has worked in a variety of settings including community mental health, crisis, corrections, homeless shelters, a DBT clinic, an operational stress injury clinic for veterans and RCMP, and most recently, she started her own private practice.

Jessica is passionate about evidence-based practice, while also recognizing that flexibility is needed to provide strength-based and client-centred approaches, particularly to individuals with cultural variabilities. She believes professional development is a lifelong journey and that it is a privilege to both educate and be educated by others.

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