“Licensed Professional Counselor Candidate Specializing in Adolescents and Adults
Jackie Paslay is a dedicated Licensed Professional Counselor candidate with a diverse and integrated approach to therapy. Her primary focus is on working with adolescents and adults, offering them a path to self-discovery, growth, and positive change.
Jackie’s therapeutic style can be described as an integrated approach, emphasizing the building of a strong therapeutic alliance and a genuine relationship with her clients. Her journey typically begins with Person-Centered Therapy, where she can establish a connective, safe relationship & environment for her clients to show up as their genuine selves. However, she recognizes that each individual is unique, and she tailors her approach to what best resonates with her clients to help them accomplish their therapeutic goals. Jackie’s toolbox includes various modalities, such as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Internal Family Systems (IFS), Narrative Therapy (NT), Motivational Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Creative Arts Therapy (including Art, Nature, and Play), Somatic Therapy, Gestalt Therapy, and many more.
Jackie’s extensive experience spans a wide range of client demographics, therapeutic diagnoses, and ages. She specializes in addressing issues related to anxiety and depression, as well as helping individuals navigate major life transitions. These transitions can include life-altering events such as divorce or dissolution of partnerships, the transformative journey of motherhood, career changes, coping with significant health diagnoses or chronic illnesses, and managing significant relocations like starting college or moving to a new city or state. She is also passionate about working with individuals who are motivated to make positive changes in their lives.
At the core of her practice, regardless of the approach or modality, is the establishment of a strong and trustworthy therapeutic relationship. Jackie creates a safe and nurturing space where her clients feel empowered to be their authentic selves and explore new ideas and perspectives. This environment fosters a collaborative journey, where together they work on the therapeutic goals of her clients. Jackie’s greatest joy is helping her clients lead more authentic, regulated lives and nurturing their growth as individuals.
In her own words, “”I hope to cultivate a space where clients feel empowered to explore new ideas and perspectives so that together we can work on their therapy goals. I love helping clients lead a more authentic, regulated lives, as well as nurturing my client’s growth as an individual.””
This bio encapsulates Jackie Pasay’s holistic approach to therapy, her versatility in utilizing various modalities, and her dedication to building strong and trusting therapeutic relationships. Her passion for helping clients navigate life’s transitions and challenges shines through her work.”