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Meet Jenelle

Licensed Social Worker

Jenelle Thomas

Licensed Social Worker

Jenelle Thomas is a Licensed Social Worker (LSW), who completed an undergraduate degree in psychology at University of Michigan and a graduate degree in social work at University of Illinois.  Jenelle has 7 years of experience providing trauma-informed care to adolescents, young adults, and their families. 

Jenelle believes the client is the master of her/his life.  However, when there is a gap in the client’s level of happiness, it is time for change. Jenelle believes collaborative work in the therapeutic relationship facilitates a positive change towards a solution.

Jenelle’s areas of specialty include children, adolescents, young adults, attachment, anxiety and depressive symptoms, conflict resolution, anger management, stress, individuals with developmental and physical disabilities, self-esteem, identity, coping skills, grief & loss, trauma, stress, relationships, life transitions, and women’s issues.  Jenelle’s approach incorporates techniques from evidence-based practices such as CBT/DBT, ARC, and Mindfulness.
 
Prior to working in this field, Jenelle was a Licensed Cosmetologist. She still enjoys hair shows and learning new techniques. Jenelle enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter as she is learning the ropes to motherhood.