Jenny McNeill, MA, LMFT

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Jenny McNeill is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She received a Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology of the University of St. Thomas and a post graduate certificate in Family Psychology from the University of St. Thomas. She completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Child Psychology from the University of Minnesota.

Jenny has more than 10 years of experience serving infants, children, teens, adults, couples and families. She has provided therapy services to clients in many settings including outpatient office setting, in home, partial hospitalization, day treatment and in patient. Jenny believes that people heal in the context of relationships and values establishing a compassionate, trusting relationship with her clients. She comes along side and walks with clients through difficult times in life and supports them in charting a path towards their goals. She understands clients as individuals and in the context of their relational systems. Jenny uses evidenced based practices to hold both the current struggle and the need for change.

Jenny uses the following therapy approaches:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Family Systems Theory
  • Parent Child Psychotherapy
  • Circle of Security Facilitator (A parenting program grounded in Attachment Theory)
  • Motivational Interviewing

Jenny is experienced in treating:

  • Autism
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Adjustment Difficulty
  • Social Struggles
  • Suicidal Ideation/Self harm
  • Pregnant and postpartum women
  • Life Transitions

Jenny is experienced in working with:

  • Infants 0-2 with caregiver
  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Families