Jessica O’Connor

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Jessica O’Connor

Clinical Director, Registered Social Worker, Psychotherapist MSW, RSW

Works with:
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Families
  • First Responders
Accepting New Clients Virtually only at this time.

Jessica is a Registered Social Worker with the OCSWSSW (Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers) and OASW (Ontario Association of Social Workers). She holds a Masters Degree in Social Work from Wilfrid Laurier University and an Undergraduate Honours Degree in Behavioural Psychology. Jessica has years of experience working at various hospitals including, The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) as well as schools, and non-for-profit family-based, child-focused foster care services. Jessica found a passion for helping others develop a sense of awareness to foster growth within themselves.

Jessica offers compassionate support to children (9+), adolescents, adults, couples, and families experiencing issues relating to anxiety, burn-out, stress, mood disorders, trauma, PTSD, relationship related problems, abuse, and self-esteem. Jessica’s experience, education and holistic approach to her practice provides the guidance, understanding and support her clients seek to improve and empower their lives. Jessica applies a variety of methods in her work including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Mindfulness, Solution Focused Therapy, Trauma Informed Care, Gottman Method for Couples and Motivational Interviewing.

Jessica believes every client that comes to Vault Mental Health seeking help should be supported to feel safe in a non-judgmental environment. Whatever your story, she is committed in providing her guidance, support and skill set to navigate with you through difficult life circumstances and challenges. Jessica is a warm and approachable therapist who believes in the power of hope, coffee and the resiliency of people. Jessica looks forward to working with you and helping you through the issues you may be facing. You will find her understanding and thorough in identifying and developing a strategic plan and collaborative approach to treatment.

Virtual Appointment Availability: Thursdays (upon exception Monday – Friday)

Coverage Availability: Social Worker & Registered Psychotherapist