Jennifer Rodway, LMFT
Jennifer is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in treatment of substance abuse, trauma, depression, anxiety, and co-occurring developmental disabilities. She received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of California: Santa Barbara, majoring in Psychology with minors in Applied Psychology and English. At UCSB, she received the Chairperson’s Award for dedication and service to university. She then went on to earn her Master’s degree at Pepperdine University in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy.
Jennifer has been practicing psychotherapy for over 10 years in a variety of clinical settings helping adults, families, children, adolescents, and couples. Her experience has spanned from management of clinical residential facilities, conducting outpatient psychotherapy, and field-based case management and treatment. She has also developed and presented curriculums for both direct care staff and clients in compassionate care for mental health symptoms.
As a therapist, Jennifer sees her work with her clients as highly collaborative. She believes strongly in the healing power of nurturing, safe, and reliable relationships and consistently strives to bring these qualities to the therapeutic relationship. The approach she uses is primarily attachment-based and psychodynamic, incorporating the strategies of mindfulness, cognitive behavioral therapy, and dialectical behavioral therapy to build the skillsets needed for recovery.