Jessica Slavin Connelly, MSW, LICSW

"When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters...

one represents danger, and the other represents opportunity."

- John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Education and Training

Post-Graduate Behavioral Health Fellow/ Clinician 2007 - 2009

Department of Population Medicine: Harvard Medical School
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute: Supported by Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates

Specialization:  Adult, Couples, and Child Psychotherapy in a multi-disciplinary health care setting

Advanced Training:

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Couples Therapy
Substance Abuse
Men's Issues
Child Psychotherapy
Anxiety Disorders
Group Psychotherapy
Psychodynamic/Psychoanalytic Training
Diagnostic Assessment
Eating Disorders
Treating PTSD and Trauma
Treating Mood Disorders
Dialectic Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
Mindfulness Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Masters Degree in Social Work: 2000

Portland State University
Portland, Oregon

Concentration: Direct Human Services

Graduate Practica:

Community-Based Practice in Mental Health; Network Behavioral Health Care, Inc
Elementary and Middle School Social Work; Evergreen School District, Orchards, WA
Families and Schools Together; Portland, Oregon

Specialized Coursework:

Narrative Therapy
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Trauma and Recovery
Child Assessment, Prevention and Early Intervention
Child Psychotherapy
Internal Family Systems Theory

Certificate: Community Health: 1995

Tufts University
Medford, MA

Practicum: Batterer Treatment and Prevention; Emerge, Inc. Cambridge, MA

B.A: Clinical Psychology: 1994

Practicum: Domestic Violence Counseling and Crisis Intervention; Respond, Inc. Somerville, MA