Jen has been a social worker since 2007, helping and working with a wide variety of people. She started as a Case Worker at Kandu Inc, working with adults with intellectual and physical disabilities. She also worked at Allegan County Community Mental Health working with adults living with severe mental illness. Most recently Jen has been providing counseling to adults living with HIV at an HIV clinic.
No matter what population of people she works with, Jen believes that people are the experts of their own lives, and it is her role to help them decide where they want to go next on their journey.
Jen received her undergraduate in Social Work in 2006 from Hope College and received her Master’s in Social Work from the University of New England in 2015. She enjoys working with people from all backgrounds, cultures and beliefs. Jen uses a combination of strengths-based, solution-focused, and client-directed therapy approaches. She has her LMSW and is ready to work with any adults looking for help.