Jessica Nelson-Mitchell, MA, LADC (she/her) has a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from St. Mary’s University of Minnesota. She is trained in the Gottman Method and Prepare/Enrich for working with couples.
Jessica works with individuals and couples who are looking to strengthen their relationships through increased empathy and improved communication skills. She understands how historical trauma, loss, and grief impact relationships and believes that therapy can help individuals and couples find new, positive ways of connecting and increasing their sense of support and resiliency. Jessica has additional training in OCD and is interested in how OCD complicates couple relationships.
Jessica’s previous work experience includes individual and group counseling for adults struggling with problem gambling. Jessica is also a licensed alcohol and drug counselor and understands the disruptive nature of addictions on couples, families and individual mental health.
Jessica’s preferred treatment modalities include Gottman-informed work for couples communication, narrative therapy, and strengths-based therapeutic models. Jessica is pursuing LMFT licensure in the state of Minnesota under the supervision of Michelle Peterson, LMFT.