Jennifer Layton, MSW, LSW

Counselor

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Population & Treatments

 

Location

Virtual

Professional Summary

 

Jennifer Layton is a Licensed Social Worker (LSW). She graduated with a B.A. in Human Behavior and Psychology from the University of Kansas in 1995 and her Master’s Degree in Social Work with a Clinical Focus from the University of Kansas in 2006.

 

Jennifer’s years of experience has focused on working with individuals, couples, and families in a variety of settings, facing adversity and challenges ranging from Spectrum Disorders, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, personality disorders, PTSD, substance abuse, family conflict, divorce counseling and co-parenting. Jennifer has a special interest in trauma recovery resulting from social injustice, incarceration, sexual assault, and generational trauma. In addition, healing from the hidden abuses endured from a narcissistic partner, trauma bonding and being raised by narcissistic parent.

 

Jennifer’s therapeutic approach is always client centered and individually tailored to meet a client where they are today. She believes in treating the entire family unit when appropriate. These approaches may include motivational interviewing, CBT, DBT, trauma-informed therapy, mindfulness and acceptance. Jennifer is a fierce advocate and will walk with you on your journey at a safe pace that leads to healing and restoring balance for the highest quality of life.
 

*Jennifer utilizes teletherapy videoconferencing using a secure network allowing her to reach individuals and families across the entire State of Illinois from the comfort of their own home.