Jacqueline Esslinger, PhD

Provider Type: Therapist

Serving: Adolescents 13-17, Adults 18-59, Children 6-12

About Jacqueline Esslinger, PhD

Languages Spoken: English, German, French

Jacqueline Esslinger, PhD, provides a solid client-therapist relationship based on trust, empathy, and validation. Her approach also applies a systemic view to address how a client interacts with their environment. In every case, Jacqueline focuses on strengths and works to develop coping strategies and resilience.

Jacqueline earned her PhD from the University of Fribourg in Switzerland. Her career experience includes both clinical and school psychology, and she helps clients of all ages with family relationships, grief, behavioral issues, and more. Jacqueline is also skilled at treating children with ADHD and ODD.

In therapy, Jacqueline's intervention strategies will always be tailored to individual needs. She incorporates CBT, ACT, Play Therapy, and more to create the best treatment plan for results. In addition, Jacqueline focuses on accompanying bodily reactions and works with clients to become aware of and control their physiological symptoms.

Communities Served:
BIPOC
Bisexual
Biracial / Multiracial
Body Positivity
Gay
HIV / AIDS
Intersex
Lesbian
Non-Binary
Queer
Racial Justice
Sex Worker
Sex-Positive, Kink
Third Culture Kids
Transgender
First Responders
Blind / Visually Impaired

Areas of Treatment

  • ACT
  • ADHD Executive Functioning Testing
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Art Therapy
  • Attention Issues / ADHD
  • Autism Evaluations
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bereavement
  • Bipolar
  • Blindness / Vision Loss
  • Body Positive/HAES
  • Bullying
  • Career Counseling
  • CBT
  • Chronic Pain/Illness
  • Coping with Pandemic / COVID
  • Cross-Cultural
  • DBT
  • Depression / Sadness
  • Divorce/Family Conflict
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT)
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Therapy
  • First Responder Counseling
  • Gender Non-Conforming
  • Grief/Loss/End of Life
  • Hoarding
  • Learning Disabilities
  • LGBTQI+ Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Parenting
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Play Therapy
  • Postpartum Challenges
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal
  • Psychological Testing
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Injury/Harm
  • Sleep Disorders/Issues
  • Stress/Worry
  • Transgender
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Women's Issues/Infertility
  • Services Provided

  • Psychological Testing
  • Locations

    Insurance

    • Aetna PPO / HMO
    • BCBS Blue CHOICE PPO
    • BCBS PPO
    • Beacon Health Options
    • Benefit Plan Admin - VA
    • Cigna
    • CIGNA EAP
    • ComPsych
    • ComPsych EAP
    • Health Alliance
    • HealthLink
    • HFN
    • Humana
    • MHN-Healthnet
    • MHNET (Aetna)
    • Multiplan-PHCS
    • UBH EAP
    • United Healthcare / UBH