Jessica Bardenheier, MS, LPC

Jessica Bardenheier

Jessica Bardenheier, MS, LPC

Jessica is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia and a double graduate of Longwood University, where she earned a Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. She has worked in a variety of diverse clinical settings including inpatient residential treatment, outpatient settings both in private practice and integrative care for substance use and other co-occurring mental health issues, a local community services board, and in-home applied behavior analysis.

Jessica  strives to offer a supportive, inclusive, and non-judgmental therapeutic environment and welcomes you to come as you are. She practices from a multi-theoretical orientation, emphasizing Person-Centered and Feminist theories and in meeting clients where they are at. Jessica prioritizes developing rapport with clients to ensure a safe space that facilitates awareness, growth, and improved functioning. Jessica sees adults of all genders, ages 18+ and older.

Current areas of focus

  • Health Professionals and participants in the Health Practitioner’s Monitoring Program (HPMP)
  • Challenges of young adulthood (relationships, education/career, independence)
  • Adjustment issues, stress management during transitional periods in life
  • Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Substance Use Disorder and ADHD
  • Emotion and Mood Regulation
  • Trauma Recovery

Counseling interventions utilized

  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Solution-Focused
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Behavior Modification



  • BA Psychology: Longwood University
  • Master’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling: Longwood University
  • Experience with inpatient residential treatment, outpatient treatment for substance use and other co-occurring mental health issues, and in-home applied behavior analysis