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Jessica Andersen


Jessica graduated from University of Minnesota Duluth in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science Degree is psychology and sociology. She received her LADC certificate in from Century College in 2015 and completed her practicum training at Minnesota Adult and Teen Challenge. Her experience at English Counseling Services Inc, an outpatient treatment center that serves the federal prison population, was where Jessica first found passion in the field. She has a passion to help those who struggle with addiction, codependency, relationship issues, boundaries, grief and loss, shame and guilt, and anxiety.  Her hobbies are playing with her son and nephew, decorating and celebrating the holidays, baking, shopping for steals at garage sales and thrift shops, reading, going to church, and spending time with loved ones.

Why Did You Choose Northstar Behavioral Health?

A trust colleague suggested I look into Northstar. After researching and realizing that the company’s values spoke to me, I decided to join the team. Northstar allows me to do the work that I love - helping to heal people.