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Dr. Jennifer Smith can help you find a path to a more hopeful, healthier, and happier future. Schedule an appointment at 262-786-9184 now.

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Jennifer L. Smith, PsyD, LPC

Dr. Jennifer Smith will work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan that is as individual as you are. Her approach focuses on understanding the "whole person" and combining the best therapeutic practices and tools to help you establish and achieve your goals.

Dr. Jennifer L. Smith is a licensed therapist with over 10 years of experience in counseling. She has worked in a variety of professional and clinical settings, providing therapy services to teenagers, adults, and couples with a range of mental health concerns and/or substance use disorders.

Areas of Expertise

Dr. Smith offers treatment in the following areas:

 

  • Adjustment disorders

  • Anger management

  • Anxiety-related disorders

  • Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

  • Career challenges

  • Couples and family therapy

  • Grief, including suicide bereavement

  • Mental health problems due to illness or injury

  • Mood-related disorders

  • Parenting/caregiver stress

  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

  • Relationship or marital issues

  • Stress management

  • Substance abuse   

Treatment Philosophy

Because every person is different, Dr. Smith works with you develop a therapy program that matches your specific needs and issues. Known as “integrative therapy,” she looks at all areas of your life — mental, emotional, spiritual, and physical — and combines the best therapeutic practices, resources, and tools to help you build strengths and find solutions to achieve your goals. Exploring your concerns, limitations, and challenges together can help you find a path to a hopeful and happier future.

Approaches to Treatment

Dr. Smith believes that open communication, collaboration, and personalized therapy strategies lead to effective outcomes. Her approach is evidence-based, including a comprehensive understanding of how your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors impact your everyday life. She combines her training and experience with a thorough understanding of you as an individual to develop the most effective treatment plan. Along with integrative therapy, Dr. Smith utilizes cognitive-behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, cognitive therapy, psychodynamic therapy, motivational interviewing, and acceptance and commitment therapy.

Education and Affiliations

  • Psy.D., Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology, Clinical Psychology

  • M.S., Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology, Clinical Psychology

  • B.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Psychology