Jackie graduated from the University of Southern Maine with a Master’s degree in Social Work. She has a strong passion for helping individuals and families face the many obstacles that life throws our way. She has experience working with individuals facing issues with severe anxiety, depression and substance use disorders, as well as personality disorders and bipolar disorder. Jackie believes her strongest characteristics include non-judgementalism, open-mindedness and empathy. Jackie enjoys teaching others the many benefits of mindfulness practice as well as cognitive behavioral techniques. Through a strength-based and motivational approach, Jackie builds strong, trusting relationships with those she works with and enjoys working together as a team to help individuals and families reach their goals.