ABOUT JESSICA SKLAR
Jessica specializes in working with children, adolescents, and adults who are struggling with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and anxiety disorders. She also works with parents and other close family members of her clients to help them better understand and support their loved ones. Prior to Novo, Jessica worked in intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization programs with individuals struggling with depression, OCD, and anxiety-based disorders, including generalized anxiety, social anxiety, panic, and other phobias.
Jessica implements evidence-based therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP). She listens to her clients, helps build awareness surrounding problem behaviors, and teaches skills for challenging unhelpful patterns and actively confronting fears. Jessica’s non-judgmental and collaborative approach helps her clients to reach their individualized goals, gain confidence, and increase their overall functioning and well-being. She offers both telehealth (audiovisual) and face-to-face therapy services.
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder- Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP)
Anxiety Disorders including generalized anxiety, social anxiety, phobias, and panic
2008 - B.S. in Biology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison
2016 - M.A. in Counseling and Psychological Services from St. Mary's University
2019 - Licensed Professional Counselor
2021 - Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor