Jessica Utterback is a Licensed Associate Counselor, and holds a Masters of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Grand Canyon University. Jessica is a member of Alpha Chi at GCU and received her Bachelors from Wheaton College. Jessica worked as a social worker with a local Christian Adoption Agency for 11 years and most recently worked as a Behavior Interventionist at a local k-6 charter school.
Jessica incorporates trauma based and attachment modalities such as EMDR and Family Systems to support the clients in processing their life experiences and moving into a healthier way of living and functioning. Jessica currently works with both adolescents and adults struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma and relationship issues. Jessica is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and will soon be trained in providing marital intensives.
Jessica was raised in a Christian home, attended Christian schools from 7th grade through college. She is an active member in her church serving as a small group leader for newly married/engaged couples as well as serving in the church’s women’s ministry. Jessica and her husband volunteered with Safe Families and were also a licensed Foster Family. She and her husband have been married for almost 15 years and has 3 children.
Jessica is under the direct supervision of Jennifer Cecil, M.Ed., LPC, who is an approved Clinical Supervisor through the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners. Jessica will be working out of the North Phoenix Baptist office and has availability for both in-person and virtual sessions on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8:30-3:30. She can be contacted at 602-377-8236 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
I am able to meet with clients either online via telehealth or in person at my office.