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Jessica M. Avila, LICSW Founder & Psychotherapist

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Specialties:

Women and adolescent girls who identify as BIPOC:
process life transitions, stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, racial/cultural identity, cultural strengths/systemic oppression, self-esteem, empowerment, and single-mother parenting/parenting a child with special needs, walk and talk therapy


Take the first step to help.
Contact Jessica M. Avila, LICSW Founder & Psychotherapist now.
hello@rt321wellness.com

7815271664

About

Jessica M. Avila is a native of Dorchester and a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)  in the State of Massachusett. Jessica obtained her MSW from Boston College School of Social Work, graduating with the class of 2008 and her undergraduate degree in Clinical Psychology BA from Emmanuel College Boston 2004.

Jessica’s adept ability to connect with individuals from a strengths-based and empowering approach has impacted many over the years. With over 17 years of social service experience, she utilizes her skills as a culturally sensitive trauma-informed change agent to empower the voices of BIPOC, particularly women and adolescents who identify as Black, Indigenous, or of Color. Jessica has worked with a culturally diverse clientele in many settings, including inpatient, home-based, community, and non-profit’s.

Her expertise includes: working with women and adolescent girls to process life transitions, stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, racial/cultural identity, cultural strengths/systemic oppression, self-esteem, empowerment, single-mother parenting/parenting a child with special needs. Jessica’s unique ability to connect with people on a level where she can motivate, uplift, and genuinely encourage and guide individuals to find their voice makes the therapeutic experience warm and easy-going.

Fun Facts: Jessica is a mentor to many and an advocate in the Down syndrome community. She stands for Racial Equity & Inclusion and unapologetically empowers All things BLACK/BROWN Girl Magic. Jessica is an introvert who loves the ocean, scented candles, and psychological documentaries. 

Jessica’s calling for working with women and adolescents has remained evident throughout her professional career. She has an effective way of helping her clients feel seen, heard,  valued, and empowered to move through “their” process, always ensuring their needs and voice are a priority. As a Multicultural Black Woman, Jessica understands the multiple intersecting factors that impact BIPOC in this world. She prioritizes creating a safe space for women who identify as BIPOC  to have a place to heal.    

During her journey to rebuild after burnout, depression, and navigating single motherhood with a son with Down syndrome, Jessica took time to reflect, seek help, and heal herself. Being a Licenced Social Worker did not shield her from the reality of how heavy life can get at times. This journey is what laid the foundation for Rt 3:21 Wellness, an ode to the Down syndrome community,  her healing journey through depression, and a desire to pour into her community.

In January 2022, Jessica launched the virtual telehealth private practice  Rt 3:21 Wellness to help women and adolescent girls who identify as BIPOC develop the self-confidence to heal and trust from within and begin to thrive in a life they love.

Take the first step to help. Contact Jessica M. Avila, LICSW Founder & Psychotherapist now. Call: 7815271664 E-mail: hello@rt321wellness.com

Additional Info

Years in Practice:
License Number: 121013
Focal Age: 13-55
City: Randolph-Telehealth-Virtual

Finances

Cost Per Session: $150 per 50 min session
Accepted Payment Methods: Debit, Credit, HSA, FSA, Card
Accepts Insurance: 

 

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