Jessica Sleep Dukes is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in Virginia and therapist at Brickel and Associates, LLC, in Old Town, Alexandria, Virginia.
Jessica is committed to helping clients develop and enhance their natural skills and abilities to make meaningful changes in their lives. Jessica brings an empathic, strengths-based approach to promote healing and recovery. She assists clients in developing greater understanding and insight into their behavior and relationships. Jessica practices from a trauma-informed perspective and utilizes a culturally sensitive approach.
Jessica has extensive experience providing treatment to adolescents, adults, couples, and families in a variety of settings, including outpatient mental health centers and residential treatment centers. Jessica tailors therapy to meet the unique needs of each individual, couple, or family. She utilizes an integrative therapeutic approach to treat issues of depression, anxiety, substance use, grief and loss, self-harm, relationship stress, identity issues, and trauma.
Jessica incorporates evidence-based interventions, including Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Motivational Interviewing (MI). She provides a compassionate and nurturing environment to enhance the recovery journey.
Jessica is committed to professional excellence and further education. She regularly participates in trainings, workshops, and other learning opportunities to advance her clinical skills and stay current with research and scientific advances in the field.
Jessica is an EMDRIA Certified EMDR therapist.