Jessica Lyons, L.C.S.W. Bio

Jessica Green Lyons earned her BA in Psychology  from the University of Michigan in 1984, and her MSW from New York University in 1990.  Since graduating, she has spent twenty years treating adolescents and adults in a myriad of clinical settings.  Her professional work has been extensive including inpatient treatment in psychiatric hospitals, day treatment programs for women suffering with eating disorders,  and outpatient settings working with adolescents and adults struggling with ordinary life stressors.  She is known for her assessment skills, and her ability to both treat clients, and also make appropriate treatment recommendations if necessary.  

 

Jessica is committed to women's issues, and approaches treatment from a psychodynamic, interpersonal and feminist perspective.  She treats general adjustment issues, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, substance abuse and eating disorders. She continually strives to enhance her expertise, utilizing current trends and alternative treatments.  Jessica believes that the treatment of the individual typically requires a multidisciplinary approach, as well as an integration of family and social work.

 

She brings to her work a genuine and open approach to the treatment of the individual, and family.  It is her authenticity and regard for the client that has proven to be her method of success.  Jessica has a unique ability to balance the need for crisis intervention, immediate symptom relief, as well as the longer term treatment of the individual with an emphasis on a psychoanalytic understanding of their own dynamics.

 

Jessica Lyons, LCSW, is certified in the State of Connecticut.  She currently accepts Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, as well as Aetna. Jessica will work with clients on a sliding scale if necessary.  She is a member of NASW.