Jessica Alef, LICSW

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker

Provider type: Psychotherapist

Patient Age: Adult, Geriatric

Services Provided: Consultation, Clinical Evaluation, and Psychotherapy

About Jessica Alef, LICSW

Jessica relies on a strengths-based, solution focused, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)/Humanistic perspective in collaboration with her clients. She enjoys working with a broad range of clients, and has a background specializing with adult oriented issues. She has experience helping clients adjust to life changes, marital transitions, depression/anxiety, stress management, adjustment to motherhood, postpartum depression, infertility, family conflict, and couples work.

Hope. Hope is what helps us get through the challenging times in our lives. During the 17 years that Jessica has been a psychotherapist, she has brought hope and resolution that address her client’s problems. Whether you are in a life transition, dealing with changes in your mood or anxiety levels, coping with loss or grief, or needing intervention in a changing family situation, she can help.

Her skills as a clinician have been honed through counseling experience in outpatient community mental health, inpatient, skilled nursing facilities, and private practice.

Specialties

  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorders
  • Chronic Pain
  • Couples/Marital/Relationship
  • Dementia, Alzheimer’s and Related Memory Conditions
  • Depression
  • Ethnic Identity/Acculturation
  • Family Therapy/Parenting
  • Gender
  • Geropsychology
  • Grief/Bereavement
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Medical / Health Related Conditions
  • Mood Disorders
  • Panic Disorders
  • Pregnancy and/or Postpartum Related
  • Sleep
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress Management
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma/PTSD
  • Women's Health
  • Education & Certifications

    Jessica earned her BA in Psychology from Emory University and her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Chicago.

    Locations

    Wellesley

    372 Washington Street
    Wellesley, MA 02481

    Telehealth