Jennifer Jepson

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Identities & Language

  • Cis Woman
  • Straight/Heterosexual
  • White
  • Spiritual
  • Language: English

Education & License

Jennifer is a licensed psychologist in the state of Arizona.  She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and began a career in human services while working in rural Alaska. She obtained her MSW degree at Eastern Washington University and worked in social services, behavioral health, and healthcare for over a decade before returning to school to obtain her Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Counseling Psychology at Alaska Pacific University. 

CAPS Service Teams

  • Counseling
  • Oasis
  • Suicide Prevention (QPR)

Role at CAPS

Jennifer provides individual counseling at CAPS. She is also a workshop facilitator, QPR suicide prevention training instructor, and facilitates a graduate student support group.   She's been a counselor at CAPS since 2019.

Specialty Populations

  • Disabled

Specialty Areas

  • Academic Concerns
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Illness
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Crisis
  • Depression
  • Emotional Abuse or Narcissistic Abuse
  • Family Conflict/Family of Origin
  • Grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Non-Suicidal Self-Injury/Self-Harm
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic
  • Peer Relationships
  • Performance & Test Anxiety
  • Relationship Issues
  • Social Anxiety
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma & PTSD

Treatment Approach

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Attachment-Based
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Compassion-Based
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy
  • Humanistic
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Mindfulness
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma-Focused

Insurance & Payment Options

  • Aetna 
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Campus Care
  • Cigna
  • Fee for Service
  • HealthNet
  • United Health Care/Optum
  • United Student Health Insurance

Professional Interests

Jennifer specializes in the treatment of anxiety, depression, adjustment, and crisis management intervention. She has been trained in using the trauma- informed approach. She has a special interest in Mindfulness, Internal Family Systems approach, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Personal Interests

Jennifer enjoys running, hiking, camping, downhill, and cross-country skiing

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