Jessica Shen

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems, Mindfulness

Jessica Shen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who is committed to supporting families in their unique story and facilitating steps to bring change. Jessica utilizes a biological and developmental framework, while employing different evidence-based practices. She specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems, Mindfulness, as well as movement and play modalities. Ms. Shen is trained in EMDR for trauma treatment. We are excited to announce that she in process of training her very own Therapy Dog (certification date TBA!)


At Rebecca Resnik & Associates Psychological Care, Jessica offers the following:

  • Individual Therapy, ages 5 and up
  • Family Therapy
  • Parenting Support
  • Group Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)
  • Topical Workshops/Presentations

Jessica works with clients and families who are working through life changes, loss, anger, attention difficulties (ADHD), identity, sensory issues/hypersensitivities, anxiety, mood regulation, social skills, parenting skills, trauma, separation/divorce, cultural conflicts, managing uncooperative behavior, depression, stress, expectations, loneliness, and reducing family conflict. Jessica offers tailored care to each unique individual and aims to create a supportive environment by working with the client’s parents, school staff, and community supports. She also offers EMDR therapy.


  • Anxiety Disorders
  • ADHD symptom management  and parenting children with ADHD
  • Behavior Management (managing uncooperative behavior/building skills)
  • Coping Skills and Resilience
  • Grief
  • Managing depressed/angry moods and low frustration tolerance
  • Trauma (including EMDR therapy)
  • Anger Management
  • Decreasing Family Conflict

Credentials & Background

Jessica Shen is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-C) in the state of Maryland. She earned her Masters in Social Work from the University of Maryland, Baltimore in 2014. Jessica completed her Bachelors of Science in Biological Sciences with a concentration in Neurobiology and Physiology from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2010.

Jessica has worked with families in a variety of settings including in-home therapy, school-based therapy, as well as outpatient clinics. She advocated for clients in 504 and IEP meetings, and has helped create recommendations for behavior plans. Her experience with children, teens, young adults, and parents from a wide range of cultures and backgrounds has grounded her practice with clients to include a strong focus on biological, developmental, and cultural factors.

 Personal Life

Jessica enjoys walking, sometimes running, folding laundry, learning new things, reading, and has a persistent affection for French fries and ice cream.

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