Jacqui is a licensed therapist and works with children, adolescents and families for a variety of therapeutic needs. Her philosophy includes individualizing care to help each client identify and achieve his or her goals. Jacqui’s approach focuses on building a relationship to truly understand and empower each individual through methods including cognitive-behavioral therapy and motivational interviewing.
Jacqui has a long relationship with FEED Nutrition Consulting and began her career as a summer intern in 2012. Since then, she has worked at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, along with a more recent role in private practice. Jacqui’s experience includes working with children and adolescents to manage anxiety and depression, cope with chronic illnesses, and provide support for behavioral issues at school and at home. In addition, she also specializes in picky eating behavior modification and anxiety surrounding food and nutrition.
Jacqui is a University of Michigan alumnus, achieving both a Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Social Work degree in Ann Arbor. During her coursework, Jacqui specialized in newly diagnosed children and adolescents with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. She helped children and families navigate these new chronic illness diagnoses, and provide coping tools and strategies to help with a successful transition to a new normal.