Jenna Yoder, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker who has successfully aided a wide spectrum of people from preteens to seniors. The emphasis of her work is in the area of adjustment challenges, anxiety, depression, and substance abuse. Ms. Yoder has extensive training in motivational interviewing, solution-focused therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy. She is passionate working with children and adolescents dealing with bullying, identity challenges, oppositional defiant and conduct disorders. Ms. Yoder also has expertise in working with parents on their parenting skills and co-parenting issues from intact, blended, or divorced parents. She also has special interest in working with adults and seniors dealing with adjustment and phase of life changes.
Both in the private and community settings, Ms. Yoder has worked with diverse populations. She conducted partial assessments for adults and seniors in a psychiatric private setting, and worked in the community youth services department of Memorial Healthcare System, providing assessments and individual, family and group counseling to adolescents and parents. Additionally, Ms. Yoder has co-facilitated psycho-educational groups for adolescents and their parents with substance abuse and DJJ involvement.
Ms. Yoder received her bachelor’s degree in social work at Southeastern University in Lakeland, and her master’s degree in social work at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. During her internship with PACE Center for Girls in Wilton Manors she worked with adolescent females, providing gender-specific therapy.