Offers a holistic, individualized approach to treatment that is centered on the quality of the client-therapist relationship. Her training is in psychodynamic psychotherapy, but also employs a variety of therapeutic techniques based on the needs of each individual client. Jennifer uses talk therapy, art therapy (drawing, painting, writing), movement and relaxation techniques, creative visualization, and training in mindfulness meditation. She also believes in empowering each individual through education.

Clinical Interests
anxiety, trauma, depression, self-destructive behaviors, relationship problems, and existential concerns; extensive experience in working with trauma and loss (including survivors of both domestic violence and sexual abuse.) Specializes intreating adolescents. I can help your teen with school, peer, family and mental health issues. I have helped many teens learn to manage intense anxiety and mood disorders, let go of destructive behaviors and learn to manage relationship challenges common to their age group.

Education & Training
Master of Social Work, Loyola University/Chicago
Bachelor of Arts in Communication, Michigan State University
Ravenswood Hospital CMHC: Child and Adolescent Program & Adult Outpatient Program; ER/Crisis Work and Hotline

 Appointment Hours:  

Tuesday 2pm -9pm

Wednesday 2pm-9pm

Saturday 10am-5pm

 

Fees & Insurance: BCBS PPO; $130 per hour; some sliding scale

Contact: (773) 450-9078
Email: 
ollalay@hotmail.com