Having worked alongside first responders for over twelve years, Jaclyn saw the need for therapeutic care for those who serve our communities. Jaclyn has a strong desire to help those first responders and their families who have affected by trauma and mental health concerns.
Jaclyn is a Licensed Master Social Worker and has worked with individuals and families in crisis since 2003. Jaclyn earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Sam Houston State University in 2003. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2005 with a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work. Jaclyn has experience working within the juvenile justice system, as an advocate for victims of sexual abuse and domestic violence, and providing intensive case management to mental health consumers. Jaclyn spent the last twelve years working with children and families as an Investigator for Child Protective Services. Jaclyn’s tenure with Child Protective Services not only allowed her the opportunity to observe how significant trauma and loss affects children and families, but how trauma also affects those who serve the communities on the front lines.
Jaclyn‘s husband has worked in law enforcement for over 25 years. This has allowed Jaclyn to observe, from a different perspective, the toll that their work takes on first responders and their families as well as the stigma surrounding mental health issues.
In her spare time, Jaclyn enjoys playing softball, is involved with animal rescue, and has four adorable rescue dogs. Email Jaclyn