JTardelli_74Jennifer Tardelli is a licensed psychotherapist specializing in women’s issues with over fifteen years of experience. By combining a supportive and empowering approach to therapy, Jennifer encourages clients to create lasting change, manage symptoms and work through issues to live optimally. Clients are able to find relief from plaguing symptoms by implementing new skills and by developing a deeper understanding of their issues. Jennifer encourages a strong therapeutic relationship that is essential to a client’s success by being warm, relaxed and approachable. Clients can feel comfortable discussing issues without judgment and feel safe and accepted.

Before entering private practice, Jennifer provided mental health counseling in a variety of settings including an adolescent health clinic, community mental health, outpatient hospital, in-home family therapy, in-school therapy (adjustment counseling) and private group therapy. Jennifer is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia and a National Certified Counselor through National Board of Certified Counselors. Jennifer holds a Master of Arts degree in counseling psychology from Framingham State College (2001) and a Bachelor of Arts in communication and art history from Stonehill College (1994).

Jennifer employs a diversity of therapeutic modalities such as family systems theory, cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic theories, reality therapy and attachment theories to facilitate symptom relief and management.

Specialties

Specialties

Depressive and Mood Disorders

Jennifer works with clients struggling to manage depressive symptoms and implement productive coping skills for Major Depression Disorder, loss and grief.

Anxiety Disorders and Stress Management Issues

Jennifer works with women struggling with stress management, generalized anxiety, panic attacks and phobias.  Jennifer helps clients manage symptoms and develop effective coping skills.

Life Skills

Jennifer works with clients struggling to manage relationships, handle conflict and balance life’s stressors.  Jennifer teaches conflict resolution skills, self-advocacy, value realization, goal setting, healthy relationship skills, problem solving skills and emotion management.  

Life Transitions

Jennifer works with clients who are transitioning into new phases of life such as becoming a mother, leaving a relationship, entering college and entering a career.  Jennifer helps empower clients to design the transition to create a positive, fulfilling and nurturing experience.

Food and Body Image Issues

Jennifer works with women struggling with pervasive food and body image issues by implementing a non-diet approach to eating, feeding and nurturing the whole self.  Jennifer works with women struggling with bulimia, compulsive overeating, body dysmorphic disorder, food obsessions, exercise compulsions, orthorexia (rigid diet and food limitations) and other related concerns.

Reproductive Mental Health Issues

Jennifer works with clients struggling with decisions and transitions related to becoming pregnant, becoming a mother, having a baby with chronic health issues, pregnancy loss and infant loss, antenatal and postpartum depression and anxiety.

Fees & Insurance

Jennifer provides therapy in a private practice setting. Jennifer charges a flat fee and is considered an “out of network provider” to insurance companies. Jennifer will provide the appropriate paperwork for clients to submit to insurance companies for reimbursement per request.

Contact Me

Call me at 404-733-0383 or complete the following form.

Location

Jennifer sees clients in the heart of Virginia Highland at 1164 North Highland Avenue Atlanta, GA 30306 at Solstice Urban Retreat and at her home office nearby.