Dr. Zuehlke is a licensed clinical psychologist providing virtual therapy to adult clients in Rhode Island and New York. She believes people who are struggling and feeling stuck in life have the capacity to change. She treats a wide range of psychological problems including anxiety and depression, insomnia, substance abuse, difficult life transitions, and trauma. Her goal as a psychologist is to facilitate the change process through individual and/or group therapy. She helps clients make lasting improvements in their lives by examining their thoughts and behaviors, emotional distress, and interpersonal relationships through a collaborative, goal directed process. Dr. Zuehlke’s approach is rooted in evidenced-based therapies including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), Acceptance and Commitment therapy (ACT), motivational interviewing, and CBT for Insomnia.
Dr. Zuehlke has worked with Veterans for 14 years, treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, insomnia, and substance abuse while also running therapy groups for anger management and stress reduction. In private practice, Dr. Zuehlke works with adults who suffer from anxiety and depression as well as trauma, work/life stress, and relationship difficulties. As a working mother of three small children, Dr. Zuehlke also understands the pressures of motherhood and family stressors.
Dr. Zuehlke received her Doctorate in Psychology (Psy.D.) from University of Hartford in CT. She completed an internship at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial VA and a fellowship at the University of Rhode Island Counseling Center. Dr. Zuehlke has over 14 years of experience working in clinical and leadership positions at the Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals in both Long Beach CA and Providence RI in addition to running her private practice.
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)
Insomnia & sleep issues - Exploring ways to improve sleep patterns, develop healthy sleep hygiene, master relaxation techniques, manage stressors, reduce worrying, and address insomnia
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Healing painful experiences and memories from the past
Veterans' issues - Coping with reactions of exposure to life-threatening or traumatic events; supporting veterans and their families adjusting to civilian life
Women's issues - Therapy tailored to common concerns among women; providing a safe and understanding space to address life challenges, stressors, and questions around identity as a woman
Jessica Zuehlke is accepting clients paying listed fees or using health insurance out-of-network benefits other than:
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Years of Experience: 15 years
Department of Veterans Affairs-Long Beach CA, Associate Chief Psychologist, 2012 - 2021
Department of Veterans Affairs-Providence, RI, Chief, Recovery Services Section, 2009 - 2012
University of RI Counseling Center, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2008 - 2009
University of Hartford, PsyD, 2008
Rhode Island: PS01143
New York: 025339