Jill received her master’s degree from the graduate program at Purdue University Northwest in Hammond for Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), and a member of American Counseling Association (ACA). Jill has training in eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and moral reconation therapy (MRT). Jill has worked with a variety of people with mental health issues including depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation/self-harm, trauma, PTSD, bipolar disorder, personality disorders, and schizophrenia. She has previously worked at the Indiana State Prison as a mental health professional and at Franciscan Health Hospital in Michigan City at the inpatient behavioral health unit for those in crisis, and has worked often with teens and adolescents. Jill uses a caring, compassionate, person-centered approach, in therapy, utilizing different forms and theories for each individual client’s needs. She is also involved in the local community, serving as a board member at Footlight Players and Holdcraft Theatre, and serves as a member of the Human Rights Committee (HRC) for LaPorte Healthcare Foundation.