Clinical intern and COMMUNITY- BASED REHABILITATION SERVICE provider
Jaycee graduated from Eastern New Mexico University with a bachelor's degree in Social Work and a minor in Early Childhood Education. During her studies, she worked with the Borderland Rainbow Center in El Paso, Texas, where she worked within the community to help advocate for the LGBTQ community. She also facilitated support groups for children and adults to help them cope with everyday struggles by providing different coping mechanisms.
Jaycee is currently going to school at Baylor University getting her MSW and specializing in trauma-informed practices. Working with children, adolescents, and families has always been a passion of hers. Jaycee believes it is essential to use Person-in-Environment Theory when assisting clients. She likes to use a combination of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Narrative Therapy with individuals and Solution Focused Therapy with families. Each client has a story to tell, and that story can help begin their healing process. She also loves to incorporate relationship-building, mindfulness techniques, and animal-assisted therapy as needed for her clients.
Jaycee is a veteran, as well as a military spouse, and is very family oriented. She loves to be involved within the community helping at food banks and community outreach programs. In her free time, she loves spending time with her three children outdoors hunting, camping, and hiking. Some of her hobbies include painting, photography, and archery.