Jessica Halmeck is a Licensed Social Worker and a Dialectical Behavior Certified Therapist. She has experience working with adolescents and adults with mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and substance use. In addition to working at Aspire Counseling of CT, she has been in the field for seven years and worked at Silver Hill Hospital, a psychiatric and substance abuse hospital in New Canaan, for over three years.. She is trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. She focuses on building resiliency and self-esteem, using warmth and authenticity to create a supportive environment. Jessica's eclectic approach offers adolescents and adults an individualized and holistic treatment plan. She has also completed a 200 hour yoga teacher training and utilizes aspects of meditation and mindfulness in practice.