Jessica Koester, LCSW
Chicago - Ravenswood
Jessica Koester is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and psychotherapist specializing in the treatment of adults struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship problems, cultural issues, substance use and the long-term impact of trauma and abuse. Jessica works primarily from a relational, client-centered approach utilizing components of psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral therapy. Jessica strives to provide a caring, honest and non-judgmental atmosphere in which clients may gain insight and explore change. She is also experienced in the use of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to help individuals cope more effectively with intense emotions and interpersonal conflict. Jessica has over 10 years of experience directly supervising both graduate students and psychotherapists in social work and counseling psychology, and is the Clinical Manager of the Ravenswood location. Jessica obtained her Master’s Degree from the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration.