Jessica Reis-Driscoll is the co-owner of Shine the Light Healing and Wellness and she is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) who works with individuals across the lifespan. She is licensed in Rhode Island and Massachusetts and has been practicing for over twenty-two years. Jessica has advanced clinical training in the area perinatal mental health and has years of experience working with perinatal women who are experiencing mood disorders (depression, anxiety, intrusive thoughts). Prior to entering private practice, she worked as the Director of Social Work at the largest birthing hospital in RI. She also has extensive experience working with men and women work are struggling with depression, anxiety and self-esteem/self-worth struggles. Jessica is a certified Reiki practitioner and understands the mind/body connection.
Although Jessica utilizes a number of theoretical frameworks to assist clients in obtaining their treatment goals, her primary approaches are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Motivational Interviewing. She customizes interventions to meet the needs of each client in an effort to help every client obtain their personal goals.
Jessica provides these counseling services in a warm, safe, non-judgmental environment and is committed to helping each client be the best version of themselves. She believes that everyone is capable of being successful and she is committed to ensuring and providing guidance and support to each client and their journey.
Jessica currently offers telehealth appointments during the week, with some availability on the weekends. In the New Year, she will be offering in-person sessions. She works with each clients to coordinate the scheduling of appointments.
Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health - Addressing issues specific to women and families during the pregnancy and postpartum period, including postpartum depression and anxiety
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Postpartum depression - Coping with persistent feelings of sadness, exhaustion, and/or being overwhelmed after the birth of a child; developing strategies for more positive thought patterns and behaviors.
Jessica Reis-Driscoll is not in-network with any insurances.
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Years of Experience: 22 years
Shine the Light Healing and Wellness, Co-Owner, 2022 - Present
Care New England, Director of Social Work and Social Worker at WIH, 2017 - 2021
Correctional Psychiatric Services, Regional Director of Behavioral l Health Services, 2009 - 2017
MHM, Director of Behavioral Health, 2007 - 2009
UMASS Medical, Mental Health Clinician, 2004 - 2007
Boston Univeristy, MSW, 2000
University of Rhode Island, BA, 1997
Rhode Island: ISW01844