Jacquelyn J. Bradbard, MSW, LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Master's degree in Social Work from California State University, Long Beach, with an emphasis in children, youth and families. She has a private practice in Claremont, California. She completed her Bachelor's degree in social work at Azusa Pacific University.
Jacquelyn has over 25 years of experience working with individuals and couples and has been a licensed therapist for16 years. She began her career working with children and families in the foster care and dependency court system in California. She went on to work with women and children at Laura's House, a domestic violence counseling center in Orange County, leading personal empowerment and parenting groups and providing individual counseling. She worked for CIFT Counseling in Orange County for several years providing individual and family therapy. In addition she provided clinical supervision for marriage and family therapy (MFT) interns at Olive Branch Counseling Center. In 2013 she began private practice in Claremont, California.
Her areas of expertise include: family of origin and relationship issues, stress management, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, and personal growth. She especially enjoys working with college students and young adults. She is certified to provide pre-marital and marital counseling through the Prepare/Enrich program.
Jacquelyn utilizes a multidimensional approach to therapy, exploring each individual's biological, psychological, social and spiritual needs. She desires to come along side others to assist them in healing from trauma, building self-worth, improving communication in their relationships and reaching their goals. She also provides Christian counseling based on Biblical values upon client request.
Jacquelyn is an interactive, family-systems therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to evaluate each person within their environment, provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
In addition to private practice, Jacquelyn has served as Adjunct Professor for the Department of Social Work at Azusa Pacific University since 2012. She has been married to her husband for over 22 years and has 2 children.
Credentials, Certifications and Professional Training:
Master's in Social Work (MSW), California State University, Long Beach
Bachelor's in Social Work (BSW), Azusa Pacific University
Licensed Clinical Social Worker LCSW #23174
Certification Prepare/Enrich to provide premarital/couples counseling
Continued education credits on adolescence and young adults, law and ethics, suicide risk assessment, spiritual integration, yoga and mindfulness, bereavement and clinical supervision.
Extensive training in child abuse & domestic violence
Member, National Association of Social Workers (NASW)