Jessie Hynes, BA
Jessie Hynes is in a Master’s in Counseling program at Northwestern University, and supervised by Dr. Annika Okamoto for her clinical work at CCC. She completed her undergraduate work at Westmont College where she earned her teaching credentials and taught Special Education. She has almost two decades of experience with people with disabilities and is interested in helping provide mental health support. For ten years she directed a Kids Ministry program through a church where she mentored and assisted children’s growth and development. Her specialties include family relationships, trauma and complex trauma, grief, and child and adolescent counseling. She has a growing interest in learning multicultural backgrounds and seeing more access to mental health care in our community. She believes that each person deserves an empathic listener to partner in their healing journey.