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.