Jenn Labrecque is a Registered Social Worker and holds a Master’s degree in Clinical Social Work. Jenn has extensive experience working with diverse populations including those facing loss and grief, addictions, sexual assault, and trauma issues as well as those experiencing severe mental illness. Jenn respects and supports the efforts her clients make as they work to find resolutions to their problems, and she appreciates the courage and humility it takes to seek therapy.
Jenn employs an eclectic approach in her practice, utilizing techniques from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Clinical Hypnotherapy. She approaches therapy in a collaborative and culturally sensitive manner to help her clients maintain motivation, build self-confidence and resiliency, gain insight and understanding, and to set the stage for meaningful change. Jenn encourages clients to view both their strengths and vulnerabilities as necessary and valuable parts of themselves and strives to increase their capacity to change and grow.
Jenn’s clinical interests include adolescent mental health, anxiety and worry, pet loss, obsession-compulsion disorder, depression, relationship difficulties, self-harm, trauma, life transitions, as well as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues. Jenn is eligible to see Canadian Forces Members and Veterans.
Jenn enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and her two dogs. She also studied Veterinary Social Work at the University of Tennessee, which ignited her interest in animal assisted therapy.