Jessica is a psychologist at Matone Counseling Charlotte. She earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Alliant International University (San Diego, CA) and both her Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy and Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA).
Jessica has training with all ages and across multiple settings, including schools, hospitals, and substance abuse rehabilitation centers. She has experience with an array of issues including depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and a variety of childhood issues. In addition to therapy, Jessica is able to conduct psychological assessments for both children and adults. Areas of special interest to Jessica include substance use/abuse, trauma, and personality assessment.
While Jessica gravitates toward both a Client Centered and Cognitive Behavioral therapeutic approach to treatment she understands the importance of incorporating a variety of treatment modalities to fit the needs of her clients. Jessica believes in therapist/client collaboration to help foster growth and help the client reach his or her goals. She provides an unconditional, supportive environment and strongly believes in the healing power of the therapeutic relationship.
Outside of work, Jessica enjoys spending time with her two young sons, traveling the world, and running.