Jessica  Reis-Driscoll

Jessica Reis-Driscoll

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, LICSW
Rhode Island Waitlist Online
Warwick Waitlist In-person
Updated May 4, 2021

Specialties & Expertise

  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Anxiety
  • Substance abuse
  • Borderline personality disorder
  • Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health

Professional statement

Jessica Reis-Driscoll is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works with individuals across the lifespan, as well as couples and families. She specializes in the working with individuals who are struggling with depression, anxiety, substance abuse and trauma. She has extensive experience in individual, couples and group counseling.

Although Jessica utilizes a number of theoretical frameworks to assist clients in obtaining their treatment goals, her primary approaches are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. She customizes interventions to meet the needs of the client or family, in an effort to help every client obtain their personal goals.

Jessica provides these counseling services in a warm, safe, non-judgmental environment and is committed to helping each client be the best version of themselves. She believes that everyone is capable of being successful and is committed to ensuring guidance and support to each client and their journey

Jessica offers in-person and telehealth appointments during the week, with some availability on the weekends. She works with clients to coordinate the scheduling of appointments.


Message to clients

I want you to know that I care deeply about your happiness and well-being. I am committed to providing therapeutic services that are supportive, non-judgemental and that focus on your strengths. I also understand that finding a therapist who best meets your needs and with whom you feel connected and supported can be an overwhelming and challenging process. I am here to help guide and support you in the navigation of this journey. I know that you have very unique needs so I individually tailor treatment interventions. I want you to feel heard, your feelings and experiences validated and to have a safe environment in which to do so.


Specialties

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Substance abuse - Reducing and preventing the negative impact of drug and alcohol use and addictions on physical, emotional, and relational health

Borderline personality disorder - Increasing insight into relational patterns and destructive behaviors; development of coping strategies for uncomfortable emotions or situations; skills for emotional identification and regulation.

Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Addressing issues specific to women and families during the pregnancy and postpartum period, including postpartum depression and anxiety




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Brown University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • Medicare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Johnson and Wales University Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • University of Rhode Island (URI) Student Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • RISD Student Health Insurance (United Healthcare)
  • United Healthcare Student Health Plan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $150 (55min)
  • Sliding scale: $100 - $150
  • Initial session: $200 (60min)
  • Couples sessions: $175 (55min)

Additional session information

Payment options
  • Cash
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • Venmo
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • Weekly
  • Monthly
  • Every other week

Location(s)

Online Sessions (Rhode Island)
Accepting new clients with a 2 - 3 week wait online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8:45 am-7pm
  • Tue 8:45 am-7pm
  • Wed 8:45 am-7pm
  • Thu 8:15am-7pm
  • Fri 8 am-5:30pm
  • Sat 11am-3pm (1-2x/month)
  • Sun Closed

Warwick practice
873 Warwick Avenue, 2nd Floor, Warwick, RI 02888
Accepting new clients with a 2 - 3 week wait in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8:45am-7pm
  • Tue 8:45am-7pm
  • Wed 845am-7pm
  • Thu 8:15am-7pm
  • Fri 8 am-5:30pm
  • Sat 11am-3pm (1-2x/mo)
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 21 years

Care New England, Social Worker-Kent Hospital, 2021 - Present
Care New England, Director of Social Work and Social Worker at WIH, 2017 - 2021
Correctional Psychiatric Services, Regional Director of Mental Health Services, 2009 - 2017
MHM, Director of Mental Health, 2007 - 2009
UMASS Medical, Mental Health Clinician, 2004 - 2007

Boston Univeristy, MSW, 2000
University of Rhode Island, MA, 1997


Licensure

Rhode Island: ISW01844


Languages

English