Jessica Martin is a Mental Health Counselor in North Kingstown, Rhode Island with expertise in anxiety, trauma, sexual assault trauma, first responder mental health, mind-body wellness, and life transitions.
Jessica has significant experience working with survivors of trauma through her work at Day One Rhode Island Rape Crisis Center. She also has a unique specialty in working with first responders such as members of the police and military who often witness difficult crime scenes. She earned her BA degree in Criminal Justice and her past experience includes working with first responders through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
Jessica's therapy approach draws upon Interpersonal Therapy, Jungian Therapy, and mindfulness practices. Her practice is located in a beautiful area near the ocean, and she often incorporates the environment in her work with clients, such as by going on outdoor walks. In her private practice, she sees young adults, college students, and adults, and offers flexible hours including early mornings and Sundays. Jessica has a dog, Ace, who often accompanies her at work.
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Anxiety - Generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic attacks
Trauma - Including dealing with past sexual assault, childhood trauma, environmental trauma (e.g. witnessing/experiencing violence), PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder)
Mind-body wellness - a balance of physical, emotional and spiritual health involving changing thought patterns, nourishing the soul and challenging our bodies to impact quality of thought, self-esteem, and belief systems
Life transitions - Adjusting to college, new relationships, career transitions and direction; mid-life existential, relationship, and career challenges; losing one’s drive or burn out; learning self-care
First responder mental health - Including profession specific issues, integration of experiences and development of skills to improve work-life balance
Jessica Martin is accepting clients paying listed fees or using health insurance out-of-network benefits other than:
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This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:
Please note that Jessica is not seeing teens or couples in her practice at this time.
Private Practice, Present
Anchor Counseling Center, Psychotherapist, 2015 - Present
Family Services of Rhode Island, Clinical Manager, 2013 - 2015
Child and Family Services of Newport County, Clinician, 2012 - 2013
Butler Hospital, Social Services Clinician in addiction treatment, 2011 - 2012
Day One Rhode Island Rape Crisis Center, Intake Manager, 2007 - 2010
Salve Regina University, MA in Holistic Counseling, 2013
Westfield State College, BA in Psychology and Criminal Justice, 2000