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About Me

Jessica Fernandez was born in Lafayette, Louisiana. After living in Colorado and Virginia, she moved back to Louisiana to complete her Bachelor's degree at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in English and Philosophy. She continued her education at UL and received her Master's degree in Mental Health Counseling. 

Jessica has extensive experience in working with families, including couples and play therapy with children and adolescents. In addition to counseling diverse clients through non-profit community agencies, Jessica has also worked as a case manager and lactation counselor with pregnant and postpartum women. 

Jessica has four sons, ages 13, 9, 2, and 6 months. She is married to the love of her life and family medicine physician, Marc Fernandez. Together, they enjoy playing music, making art, gardening and planning vacations. Jessica also loves running and yoga. 

Jessica is experienced in working with:

  • Depression

  • Anxiety 

  • Relationship Difficulties

  • Life Transitions

  • Child/Adolescent

  • Pregnancy and Post-partum

  • Parenting

  • Infant bonding 

  • Family dynamics 

  • Anger Management 

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