Jessica M. Perusse, LCSW-R, CSSW
NYS LCSW-R: 078710
Jessica is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a Certified School Social Worker (CSSW). She attended Canisius College in Buffalo and earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a concentration in neuroscience. Jessica continued on and earned a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania in 2002 with a concentration in clinical social work and school social work.
Jessica strives to create a safe, holistic approach to therapeutic healing that will foster each client to heal emotionally, physically, financially and spiritually. Jessica has worked extensively with children and families in the school settings for eight years. She has also worked with military members and their families and Veterans and their families for over 15 years. As the wife of a retired Combat Army soldier, Jessica understands the unique challenges of military service on the service member and their family.
Jessica is strongly influenced by her Christian worldview; however, she respects the personal uniqueness and self-determination of each individual and provides both faith-based as well as secular approaches to counseling. Jessica is certified in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and fully trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy. Jessica is skilled at bringing in aspects of many different approaches to best meet the needs of the clients she sees.
Self Pay rate of $120. Insurances accepted include: Aetna, CDPHP, Cigna, Excellus, Medicare, MVP, and UnitedHealthcare (those with out-of-network benefits only).