Jennifer Nelson, LCSW, CSATClinical Director
As director of the clinical department, Jennifer is responsible for developing and maintaining our clinical and family program. She uses evidenced based practices and task based approaches to offer our clients the most effective clinical care. Jennifer is in constant communication with the admissions department to ensure that our facility can provide all of the services a client needs in order to gain the skills necessary for long-term recovery. One of her favorite tasks in this role is the professional development of the therapists in her team. She encourages them to utilize appropriate and effective interventions with their clients to achieve optimal results.
In 2007, Jennifer began her career in a residential treatment center working with chemical dependency and co-occurring disordered clients. During that time, she developed and implemented an experientially based trauma service, as well as an eating disorder track. Her care plans included treatment modalities that addressed anxiety, depression, trauma, and intimacy disorders.
Jennifer is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who received her Master’s degree from Florida Atlantic University in 2007. She is a Certified Sexual Addiction Therapist, EMDR trained, and has extensive training using psychodrama and experiential techniques. Jennifer uses research-based methods and task based approaches when working with clients to foster long-term recovery.
Originally from Utah, Jennifer now calls South Florida home.