Edina Clinic



Jessica Nelson-Mitchell

LADC, MFT Intern

Jessica Nelson-Mitchell, LADC (she/her) is a graduate-level intern currently completing her master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at St. Mary’s University of Minnesota, with plans to pursue full licensure as a marriage and family therapist upon graduation. Jessica works under the supervision of Michelle Peterson, LMFT.

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 families and individual mental health.

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’s preferred treatment modalities include Gottman-informed work for couples communication, cognitive behavioral therapy, and strengths-based therapeutic models.