Jennifer Atkinson, AMFT, Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Jennifer was drawn to this field by her interest in people and her belief that healthy relationships contribute to an individual’s well-being. Relationships often present difficulty, and she desires to help people work through difficulties to achieve stronger connections with those they love. She has a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Northern University, specializing in couple’s therapy, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Family Sciences from Brigham Young University. She has completed additional training in treating couples, including Level 1&2 in Gottman Method Couples Therapy. She is trained and working towards certification in Emotion-Focused Couples Therapy (EFT).

Jennifer has also worked extensively with clients experiencing betrayal trauma and co-facilitates Connection’s Betrayal Trauma Support Group. Jennifer uses Brainspotting and EFIT for treating trauma. She also draws from DBT, CBT, and solution-focused therapy in her work with individuals.

Jennifer has a son and son-in-law who are part of the LGBTQ+ community and has a special interest in working with families to maintain unity and love while navigating faith and lifestyle differences.

Jennifer has been married to her favorite person for thirty years; they have five children, four bonus kids, and two granddaughters. Jennifer’s main priorities are her faith, family, and friends. She also loves doing outdoor activities, including running, hiking, skiing, and playing pickleball.

Call today to schedule and appointment with Jennifer at 801.272.3420