Jenna Barton received her Master’s and Education Specialist degree in Counseling from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She utilizes a person-centered, integrative, collaborative, and holistic approach to work with clients to establish and reach their goals in healing and treatment. She strives to create a warm, welcoming, supportive, and empowering therapeutic environment in which clients can navigate any unique challenges they are facing.
Jenna has experience treating issues related to anxiety and depression, motherhood, adjustment/life transitions, children and childhood trauma, challenges of poverty, and more. Since working at a Title I elementary school and child advocacy center, she enjoys working with families, school professionals, and other community stakeholders in a collaborative manner. Working as a multi-systemic therapist in St. Louis also confirmed her desire to work collaboratively and from an integrative mindset.
Jenna sees children and adults and is extremely passionate about serving mothers in the perinatal time frame. Through personal experience and experience as the program director of two chapters in non-profit organization Mom2Mom Global, Jenna strives to support and encourage mothers through their journey into and in motherhood. She’s especially passionate about helping mothers through maternal mental health challenges, struggles, and diagnoses like postpartum depression (PPD), postpartum anxiety (PPA), and postpartum obsessive compulsive disorder (PPOCD). She believes that mothers can not only survive these challenges but grow through them and thrive!!
When Jenna is not in the therapist chair, she loves being a mom to her two girls, making healthy and yummy food for her family, and being in nature. She is a self-proclaimed “Jesus freak”, military spouse, and maternal mental health advocate.