Jennifer Hickson, LCSW

Jennifer Hickson, LCSW

Jennifer Hickson, LCSW

Certifications:

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, GA, #CSW005260

Training:

SBIRT/Motivational Interviewing
Wellness Recovery Action Planning
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Area of Focus:

Anxiety, depression, Life transitions, Adjustment disorders, Job-related stressors, Peer relationships, family relationships, Self-esteem, Self-image, Faith/spirituality

Education:

Bachelors, Psychology,  Paine College; Augusta, Georgia
Masters, Social Work, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

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Professional Background

Jennifer Hickson is currently a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Georgia. She has been providing treatment since 2008. She has worked with a diverse group of clients in various settings to include mental health hospitals, outpatient therapy settings, community settings, and school settings. In addition to therapy, she has provided services as a social service provider, care advocate, case manager, and special education teacher. Her areas of focus for treatment are anxiety, depression, family/peer relationships, self-esteem issues, life transitions, and work/life balance. Her client focus age group is young adults (ages 18-38).

Jennifer utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy and solution focused therapy in her treatment with clients. She has been trained in motivational interviewing and wellness recovery action planning. Jennifer likes to take a more holistic approach to treatment and believes that if all the needs of clients are not acknowledged, healing cannot begin. Jennifer encourages clients and other clinicians to have frequent self-care regimens, and is a big proponent of clinicians having ongoing therapeutic treatment so that they can effectively treat their clients.