Jenna Spitz, MSS, LSW
Jenna (she/her) is a white queer therapist whose work with clients is rooted in collaboration and connection. She has a gentle, non-judgmental treatment approach that honors the inherent worth of each individual. She is calm, attentive, and experienced in navigating complex challenges with her clients. Jenna is excited about working with people across the gender and sexuality spectrum who are interested in the connections between their past and present selves.
Jenna enjoys helping clients work on themselves, their relationships, and their relationships to complex power dynamics. She has skills and experience working with people who struggle with many different forms of mental distress, including psychosis, bipolar disorder, depression and anxiety, grief and loss, and attachment trauma, as well as difficulties navigating life transitions and relationships. She believes that many forms of mental distress have roots in our relationships as well as the conditions of our larger society.
Jenna utilizes a blend of treatment modalities such as mindfulness, somatic, and experiential approaches like Internal Family Systems therapy (IFS) and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) in addition to traditional talk therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). She uses social justice frameworks that are queer and trans-affirming, consent-oriented, and trauma-informed.
Jenna is knowledgeable about ethical non-monogamy, relational conflict, and prioritizing individual and shared needs in relationships. She self-identifies as a pleasure activist, committed to increasing access and equity around pleasure among those who have been historically or individually denied outlets for joy. She helps clients show up for themselves, their loved ones, and their communities in the ways that feel best for them.