Jessica Mattson is a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT) who approaches treatment from a postmodern, narrative perspective. She has done extensive work in community institutions including Southern California Counseling Ctr., The Counseling Center at Phillips Graduate University, and The Juvenile Offender Programs in the Los Angeles area. Her current affiliations are with weSPARK Cancer Support Ctr. and The Stable.
Through collaborative therapy, she works together with clients to decrease problems and promote and enhance positive experiences in their everyday lives. Benefits include stress reduction, conflict resolution, increased happiness, and an overall improved well-being of self.
Philosophy/Approach: As a postmodern therapist, Jessica believes that there are a plethora of ways to define yourself outside of pathologizing terms that allow more space for empowerment and growth. Her view is that therapy can enlarge the scope through which we see ourselves to highlight strengths and resources within and can redefine who we are in relation to family, culture, society, morals, religion, ethnicity, etc., allowing more opportunity for healthy connections and a fuller life.
LMFT Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
B.A. Psychology, University of Southern Florida
M.A. Psychology, Phillips Graduate University