Dr. Jennica Jenkins, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor for very young children, Executive Director

Since 1991 Dr. Jennica Jenkins  has worked with children, adolescents and adults in Portland Oregon, Los Angeles CA, Ventura CA, and Placer County CA as a classroom teacher, school counselor, counselor supervisor, graduate level professor, mental health program coordinator, and clinical psychotherapist.  

In 1999 she founded TeensforHumanity™, a nationally recognized youth violence and bullying prevention organization.   Dr. Jenkins often presents her research on adolescent counseling at conferences and conventions across the United States.  In 2001 she began teaching graduate level courses training future counselors and psychologists at Azusa Pacific, California Lutheran, and La Verne Universities.  In 2003 Jennica Jenkins obtained certification as a school trauma and loss specialist and she has directed numerous clinically based student assistance programs.  Dr. Jenkins also served as a Fema crisis counselor after the Northridge earthquake and southern CA fires.   Jennica Jenkins has been sought out to assist in crisis response efforts after numerous campus tragedies across California.

In 2005 Jennica earned her doctorate degree in Psychology. In 2006, she and her husband relocated to Placer County where she resumed her work with teens as an intervention counselor for the Roseville Joint Union High School District where she was awarded the 2008 Excellence in Education Award for her intervention counseling programs.  She was also part time counseling faculty and the Program Coordinator for the CalMHSA Mental Health Grant at Sierra College in Rocklin CA.Currently,  Dr. Jennica Jenkins is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in Placer County CA the owner and executive director of Blue Sky Counseling center.   

Dr. Jennica Jenkins combines her clinical experience with her years in education benefit teens and adults so they can achieve success at home, socially and at school/work.  She has therapeutic experience with individual children, pre-teens, adolescents, and adults.  Jennica Jenkins has experience with LGBTIQ+ and multi-diverse client needs, she is open and accepting of all humans.  Her psychological orientations vary with populations served but include; Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Brief Solutions,MI, Adolescent Developmental, Systems Centered (SCT), Interpersonal, CBT, Christian, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Psychodynamic, Music Integration, Choice, and Humanistic Theories.   


  • Psy.D Doctor of Psychology, CCU, Santa Ana, 2005
  • MA Counseling and Guidance, Point Loma Nazarene University, 1995
  • B.S. Elementary Education, Sociology, Music, George Fox University, 1991 


  • Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor #26 California Board of Behavioral Science
  • Licensed Professional Counselor #6072 COLORADO
  • Licensed Professional Counselor NEVADA



  • Board Certified Professional Counselor American Psychotherapy Association #15328
  • Certified Educational and Vocational Guidance Practitioner EVGP#11003
  • Credential PPS School Counseling #50164430 CTC
  • School Trauma and Loss Certification 2003
  • Nationally Certified Mental Health Counselor Exam Pass # 275107 Nov.2010
  • Nationally Certified Counselor NCC#246002 April 2010
  • CA Registered Psychological Assistant  PSB33543 May 2008-2010
  • CA Administrative Services Credential SSLA Oct 2006
  • Nationally Certified School Trauma and Loss Specialist May 2003
  • CA Pupil Personnel Services: Professional School Counseling #101149475 and 101150304 Dec. 1995 
  • CA Multiple Subject Teaching Credential #101150095 Dec. 1995


Professional Associations Past and Present

  • American Psychological Association Division 17 Counseling Psychology Member No: 00227055
  • American Mental Health Counselors Association member number  33762582
  • Asssociation for the Coordination of Counseling Center and Clinical Services 
  • Association for Child and Adolescent Counseling
  • Sacramento Valley Psychological Association
  • California Association for Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors
  • Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology Division 53
  • American Counseling Association
  • American School Counseling Association
  • International Association for Education and Vocational Guidance
  • Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children
  • American Mental Health Counselors Association


Awards and Accolades

  • Best of Roseville 2014 to 2022 Jennica Jenkins clinician and Blue Sky Counseling Center Group
  • Placer County Youth Advisory GABY 2009 for Summer Bridge Counseling Leadership
  • 2008 Excellence in Education Award, Roseville Joint Union High School District
  • California Counselors Association 2008 Conference Cruise Speaker
  • 2007 School Counselor of the Year Nomination, American School Counselors Association
  • Honored on the Wall of Tolerance National Human Rights Museum, Alabama 2005
  • GOLDEN BELL Award 2003 - honorable mention, California School Boards Association
  • Museum of Tolerance “Teach the Teachers” workshop leader 2002
  • Teaching Tolerance Southern Poverty Law Center “Peace Day 2000” grant recipient
  • Burbank Guidance Council President’s Award 1996 and 1998 BUSD


Even though in therapy we talk about serious issues,
counseling doesn’t need to be scary.