Jessie joined the North Homes team at the outpatient clinicin Grand Rapids in May 2019. She completedher Masters of Clinical Social Work at The College of St. Scholastica, with afocus on children from birth to age 5 and their families. Her research interests include theexploration and application of attachment theory-based approaches. Therefore, her work often engages thecaregiver or other relational partners in the therapeutic process. Jessie’s work in early childhood mentalhealth includes – DC: 0-5 diagnostic assessments, play therapy, trauma andindividual therapy. She has receivedtraining and is working towards certification in both Child ParentPsychotherapy (CPP) and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).