Jennifer oversees the clinical team at St. Mary’s Services. She started with St. Mary’s in June of 2014 as our outreach coordinator. She earned a BA in Psychology from the Northeastern Illinois University and received her Masters in Social Work from the University of Illinois in Chicago. Her professional training is working with children and families, women’s issues related to pregnancy and parenthood, adolescents’ issues. Jennifer has previously worked with Barrington Youth & Family Services as a counselor in treating mental health issues including depression, anxiety, and grief and loss. She also worked with Society for the Preservation of Human Dignity, PHD, where she provided individual, group, couples, and grief and loss counseling. Jennifer also has experience in working with parents who were referred by DCFS or court for parenting classes, she previously worked part-time at Centro de Información as a Parent Educator.