Gillian Jenkins

Once, at a particularly difficult time in my life, my friend sent me a simple quote that said:

I can't do this, but I'm doing it anyway

Therapy is soul work. It is being brave enough to say: I can’t do this on my own. Therapy provides a safe place to share your story… your sadness, anger, fears, insecurities, mistakes, triumphs… and instead of being met with judgment, being met with compassion and respect. 

For children, therapy provides a safe place to share feelings, problem solve, and grow emotionally as an individual and within the context of family. Doing therapy with children holds a special place in my heart, and I believe it is one of my greatest strengths.

I have worked in mental health and social services for over a decade, providing services for children, families and adults who are dealing with anxiety, depression, mood disorders, ADHD, trauma, and abuse. Here at the Lincoln Wellness Group, I provide individual and family therapy for children, adults, and families. My therapy process is to meet you where you are, figure out where you want to go, and help you use your own life experiences, intuition, and strength to get there.

The Lincoln Wellness Group believes in a holistic approach to mental health, and I am committed to connecting you with other therapists in our practice as well as community providers.

 

For appointments, email me at Gillian@lincolnwellnessgroup.com

 

EDUCATION

University of Kansas, BA Anthropology: 1999

California State University, MS Marriage and Family Therapy: 2005

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

Orange County Child Abuse Prevention Center (Santa Ana, CA) 2000-2002

Western Youth Services (Fullerton, CA) 2004

Child Guidance Center (Lincoln, NE) 2006-2008: Licensed Mental Health Practitioner

ReDiscover Mental Health (Lees Summit, MO) 2008-2012: Licensed Professional Counselor

 

The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.   Anna Quindlen