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Jen Nelson

Titles: Middle School Counselor
Locations: Middle School
Departments: Counseling
Phone Numbers:
School: 206-676-6851
Biography: Jen joined Seattle Academy in 2013 as a Middle School Counselor. A Wisconsin native, she earned her B.S. in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. She later received her M.Ed. in Mental Health Counseling and Ed.S. (post-master's) in School Psychology from Seattle University. As a Nationally Certified School Psychologist and Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Jen has worked with children and families in private practice, community mental health, and public and private school settings. She is passionate about the neuroscience behind learning and mental health, and hopes to empower students with this knowledge so they can embrace their unique strengths and challenges. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, learning to garden, and exploring the outdoors.