Jessi R. Berger graduated from Harding School of Theology with a Masters of Arts in Counseling. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor with Mental Health Service Provider designation and is also pursuing an additional license as a Marriage and Family Therapist.

Prior to joining CPC, Jessi worked with addictions and co-occurring disorders at a local residential facility. She also has experience in faith-based counseling. Jessi enjoys working with adults, adolescents, couples, families, and in group settings. Typical areas of focus include trauma/PTSD, relationship dynamics, anxiety, anger management, addictions, codependency issues, mood disorders, premarital counseling, parenting skills, and sexual issues.

Jessi has been trained in the Prepare-Enrich program designed for couples looking to establish or strengthen healthy relationships. She is also trained in EMDR, a technique with many applications, but particularly helpful in assisting clients with trauma, painful memories, or phobic reactions.

Jessi’s goal in therapy is to help strengthen clients to solve their own problems, while providing an encouraging environment to facilitate that growth. Typical therapy models/interventions include Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Counseling, Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and EMDR.