Jessica Short-Slack

  • Michigan
  • Information updated 4 weeks ago

About Jessica Short-Slack's service

Jessica Slack is a clinical therapist and a licensed master of social work (LMSW) based in Michigan. With a bachelor’s and master’s degree in social work from the University of Michigan, Jessica has been practicing as a counselor for individuals, couples, and families for the past 8 years. Her extensive experience includes working with clients dealing with personality disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, substance use and addiction, relationship issues, parenting problems, and career challenges. Jessica has also worked with individuals struggling with trauma, impulsive behaviors, eating disorders, and anger management issues. Her therapy style is empathetic, validating, and encouraging, incorporating solution-oriented, motivational, and change-based approaches. She believes in helping clients identify their personal goals and collaboratively building their most authentic life. Jessica adopts a holistic and strengths-based approach, utilizing a range of therapeutic techniques and interventions tailored to each individual’s unique strengths and needs. Her expertise lies in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PET), and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy. She also incorporates solution-focused therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and motivational interviewing techniques. Jessica’s theoretical foundation is rooted in the holistic biopsychosocial approach, integrating biological,

Areas of Focus and Specialization

  • Addictions
  • ADHD
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Career difficulties
  • Compassion fatigue
  • Coping with life changes
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Family conflicts
  • Grief
  • Intimacy-related issues
  • LGBT
  • Parenting issues
  • Relationship issues
  • Self esteem
  • Stress
  • Trauma and abuse

Additional areas

  • Abandonment
  • and OCD
  • Attachment Issues
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Body Image
  • Chronic Pain Illness and Disability
  • Co-morbidity
  • Codependency
  • Commitment Issues
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsions
  • Control Issues
  • Dependent Personality
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction

Therapeutic approaches

  • Attachment-Based Therapy
  • Client-Centered Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Mindfulness Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Solution-Focused Therapy
  • Trauma-Focused Therapy

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Years in practice

9 years

NPI number


License Details

MI LMSW 6801098796


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