Jessica Velez, LMSW
Jessica Velez is a Licensed Social Worker, providing therapy services for
Freedom First Psychological Services, PLLC.
Jessica has several years of experience providing clinical services to
children and adolescents. Her previous experiences include working with
children and young adults who have undergone major trauma and experience
significant behavioral concerns. Jessica has worked with children and
adolescents in a variety of settings, including: outpatient mental health
treatment, residential care, public schools, and day treatment schools. She has
expertise working with a diverse range of clients and a wide variety of
physical and emotional challenges, including: Autism Spectrum, defiance and
oppositional behaviors, trauma, anxiety, depression, behavior problems, and
Jessica follows a cognitive behavioral approach to treatment, often along with creative play therapy, with the goal of assisting children and adolescents to understanding their own diagnoses and behaviors. As a part of treatment and making positive steps towards success as a family, she will most often include family members as regular participants in therapy to assist their child in practicing new strategies to manage their emotions and behaviors.