Jenna Burris is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a proud graduate of Governors State University with a Masters in Community Counseling. She has 15 years of experience as a counselor and previously worked mentoring and leading teens and adolescents in addition to creating youth programs. Jenna has a passion for helping people change and heal. She believes in each person’s intrinsic value and ability to grow and considers it an honor to walk with clients through whatever difficulty they are facing.
Using a non-judgemental empathic approach, Jenna promotes growth, learning, personal responsibility, utilizing resources, skill-building and a positive outlook to our work. Jenna integrates CBT and person-centered approaches and often utilizes some non-traditional modalities including, but not limited to: walking sessions, the enneagram and literature.
Her specialties include:
- Adult and adolescent depression, grief, trauma, anxiety
- Life transition, aging, work issues
- Anger management
- Couples, relationship difficulties
- Women’s issues, infertility, infant and pregnancy loss and postpartum depression.
When not working at Life Point, Jenna can be found spending time with her family, running, adventuring, playing music, laughing really hard, volunteering in the community or reading a good book.