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Where You'll Find Jennifer:
Samaritan's Rochester office
Insurances that Jennifer Accepts:
Aetna, Highmark, Magellan, MHNet
(Health America), Tricare, Optum/UBH/ UHC, UPMC (CCBH), Comp Psych and Carebridge EAPS, VBH, and Cigna
MA, LPC, NCC, CATP, CTTS, CTMH, CGP
Licensed Professional Counselor
"As a highly recognized clinician, I believe in a perfect balance of professional knowledge, life experience, spirituality, and emotional support to foster progress in my client's healing journey."-Jennifer Edmonds
Jennifer's specialty is couples/marital counseling. In addition to this mode of service, she has over 25 years of experience in individual counseling. Her target population is from 13-senior. She is skilled in treating depression, anxiety, ADHD, mood, grief/loss and personality disorders. She earned credentialing in trauma therapy for children and adolescents (CATP-Certified Child and Adolescent Trauma Professional) as well as adults (CTTS-Certified Trauma Treatment Specialist.) Jennifer is also certified as a Clinical Telemental Health Provider (CTMH), and as a Certified Grief Informed Professional (CGP).
Jennifer received her Bachelors of Arts degree from Duquesne University, with a major in Psychology and minor in Secondary Education. Her Masters of Arts degree is from Geneva College in Counseling Psychology where she graduated with a 4.0.
Jennifer is a member of Chi Sigma Iota, the prestigious International honor Society in Counseling. She is also a member of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, IAMFC, the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors, and American Counseling Association (ACA).
On a more personal note, Jennifer has been a member of the First Baptist Church trustee board for over 20 years. She is also a proud "dog mom" to two beloved shih tzus, Prince and Sam who give her joy!