Jill is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been in full-time private practice for more than 20 years. She has been trained in Short-term psychotherapy, EMDR, and has extensive experience in working with couples in distress. Prior to going into full-time private practice, she worked in a private psychiatric hospital, where she served as Director of Social Services for the last five years she was there.
Throughout her professional career Jill has been a frequent Retreat and Workshop leader on various topics, including parenting, crisis intervention, forgiveness, communication, depression and anxiety. For the past ten years she has trained therapists, pastors, and lay people to do prayer therapy.
In addition to her clinical work and speaking engagements, she is currently working on a book about the prevention and treatment of “Burnout”. Jill has been a staff counselor with Shepherd's Canyon Retreat Center located in Wickenburg, Arizona for the past 2 years where she offers counseling and training for church professionals from all over the country on a quarterly basis.
Jill is a member of NASW (National Association of Social Workers), CAMFT (California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists) as well as board certified through ABECSW (American Board of Examiners in Clinical Social Work).