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Jenna Collins Reed, LCSW
She joined Southern Illinois Associates in February 2022.
Jenna brings over 25 years of experience to the practice and is known for her exceptional communication and interpersonal skills. Her client-focused approach tailors counseling to meet individual needs. Jenna’s expertise extends to assessing patients’ physical, psychological, social, and environmental status, allowing her to identify and implement effective interventions. She is also adept at addressing crisis situations, caregiver concerns, and safety issues.
Throughout her career, Jenna has gained diverse skills and experiences. At Breeze, she coordinated patient goals and treatment plans, building meaningful relationships with patients and their families while providing grief therapy and bereavement support. Within her LLC, STL Counseling, she provided individual counseling to patients with severe persistent mental illness, both in-person and via teletherapy. She developed treatment plans to prevent hospitalization for those in psychiatric nursing home settings.
Jenna’s role as a Team Lead at Outpatient Behavioral Health-SSM, St. Mary’s Hospital, involved overseeing the daily function of the Outpatient Behavioral Health unit. She also facilitated therapy groups and individual sessions, ensuring adherence to regulatory standards and working with patients in the Brief Treatment and Severe Persistent Mental Illness programs. Jenna has experience as a Medical Social Worker in the Mother-Baby/NICU department and the WISH Clinic, where she ensured the well-being of mothers and newborns upon discharge. She provided community referrals to patients facing various stressors, collaborated with medical staff, and assisted with safe discharges from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
Earlier in her career, Jenna ran a private practice specializing in Individual and Group Counseling for individuals on the autism spectrum. She also worked as a School Social Worker, contributing to Individualized Education Program (IEP) and 504 plan meetings to support appropriate educational programming. During her bachelor’s degree studies, she was part of the AMERICORPS team in Champaign Urbana, working to combat recidivism among the homeless population. Jenna Collins-Reed’s extensive experience and dedication make her a valuable addition to Southern Illinois Associates.