Jackie is the founder of Ampersand Recovery and Wellness in Bowling Green, KY. She specializes in treating sexual betrayal trauma and is a Certified Partner Trauma Therapist (CPTT) through the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP). Jackie has been trained and supervised by experts in the field of betrayal trauma such as Dr. Stephanie Carnes, Dr. Sheri Keffer, Dr. Kevin Skinner, and Mari A. Lee.

She obtained her master’s in clinical psychology from Wheaton Graduate School and is also a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Supervisor. She has been trained in experiential therapy and psychodrama at Onsite Workshops in Cumberland Furnace, TN, and serves as a guide at Onsite.

As someone who knows the experience of sexual betrayal, Jackie holds Bethesda Workshops very near and dear to her heart. She knows that recovery and healing are possible, and she considers it an honor to walk alongside all those who are showing up to do the hard work in this journey.

In her spare time, you can find Jackie at home with her four little boys, her amazing husband, and their Toy Aussie, “Captain Marvel.”