Thank you for taking the time to read my profile. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Texas. I received my MSW from Southern University at New Orleans and my Bachelor’s degree from University of New Orleans. I have been working with individuals, children and Seniors since 2005. I began my Social Work career with the Department of Children and Family Services in Louisiana. Since I have worked in Hospice care providing support to patients and families who need support with end of life care; including grief support, family support as well as providing supportive counseling to children. I have experience addressing problems related to trauma, grief, depression, anxiety, stress, as well as issues surrounding life changes and significant events.
I have experience using treatment modalities such as Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Solution Focused Treatment.
Additional areas of focus: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Parenting issues, Anger management, Career difficulties, Depression, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, Adoption and Foster Care, BDSM, Kink, Alternative Sex Culture, Blended Family Issues, Body Image, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Polyamory / Nonmonogamous Relationships, Self-Love, Workplace Issues
Clinical approaches: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy
TX LCSW 58820
Ave’ is amazing to work with. I’ve been with her for almost a year and it has been an amazing journey. She’s guided me through some tough times and has been understanding and helpful through it all. 10 stars for her
Written on Sep 10, 2022 after therapy with Ave' for 9 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, and depression
Ave' was very helpful in teaching me new ways of thinking, disrupting old thought patterns and teaching me tools to manage anxiety. She is intuitive and on target in guiding her clients. I am grateful for her expertise!
Written on Sep 08, 2022 after therapy with Ave' for 4 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, and coping with life changes
I have really enjoyed talking to Ave ! She has really helped me get through a hard time. She’s given me useful tools to get through tough areas in the future and I truly cherish her time. She cares for others
And makes me feel important and I’m hey buddy hey I have to say matters. I really like her personality and felt that I got matched with it ha great therapist!
Written on Mar 25, 2022 after therapy with Ave' for 4 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes
Ms. Jackson is knowledgeable in the area in which I need help: grief. She is patient and give me useful literature about the topic. I would highly recommend Ms. Jackson as a therapist!
Written on Feb 12, 2022 after therapy with Ave' for 3 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, grief, and coping with life changes