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.
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
Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.
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
Rhode Island: ISW01844