Jennifer Patterson, LCSW, ACSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Academy of Certified Social Workers
Jennifer Patterson, LCSW, ACSW, specializes in working with children and adolescents to address issues of depression, anxiety, adjustment difficulties, low self-esteem, and trauma. Jennifer graduated from Hendrix College with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 2002 and from The University of Tennessee at Knoxville with a Master of Science in Social Work in 2004.
Since that time, she has worked in a variety of clinical roles and settings, including agency-based child abuse prevention work, community mental health, medical social work with clinical supervisory experience, and private psychotherapy practice. She is a trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy trained professional and is also a certified master level practitioner for accelerated resolution therapy.
Jennifer is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world. In 2014 Jennifer obtained the Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW) credential, a professional credential providing recognition to those who have met national standards for higher levels of experience and knowledge. Jennifer is also a member of the International Society of Accelerated Resolution Therapy.
Jennifer has been an Arkansas LCSW, Licensed Certified Social Worker, since 2009, and joined the APC team in October, 2019.