Ms. Jessica A. Whitaker, LCSW

EMDR Certified Therapist

EMDR Consultant

Online Therapy

About Me

I have been working in the field for over 35 years, working mostly in non-profit agencies. Currently working as a health educator teaching Stress, Anxiety, Anger Management and Improving Sleep I am also beginning a small private practice.

Education & Experience

MSW in Family and Children from UC Berkeley, California. I worked 10 1/2 years worked with active duty military in the area of domestic violence, substance abuse and mental health issues at Luke Air Force Base in Glendale, AZ; have experience in play therapy with children and participated in a study of the use of EMDR with children at Child Help in Phoenix, AZ.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations


Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Addictions
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Moral Injury
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Race, Culture, Ethnicity Issues
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Children (4-12)
  • Group
  • Juvenile Correctional Facility
  • Seniors
  • Underserved
  • Veterans/Military


  • English


  • Sliding Scale