JESS HOMAN, LISW-S
Jess Homan, MSW, LISW-S (She/Her/Hers) is a bisexual, cisgender, mid-sized, neurodivergent, white woman. She received her BA in Sociology in 2007 from Bowling Green State University and her Masters in Social Work from The Ohio State University in 2013. Prior to receiving her masters, Jess worked with youth, specializing in behavioral and emotional disorders and autism spectrum diagnosis. Most of her social work career has focused on LGBTQ+ veterans. Jess’ therapeutic style integrates trauma-informed care, mindfulness-based interventions, Motivational Interviewing (MI), and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). She is also certified in Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), a trauma-specific treatment. She uses a holistic approach and believes in treating the whole person, working collaboratively with clients, and getting creative with ways to help clients grow. Jess specializes in LGBTQ+ issues, particularly with the Trans and Gender Expansive Community. She has a strong interest in working with shame and vulnerability and believes “courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen.” (Brené Brown) Jess values the importance of intersectional identities and acknowledges systemic oppression as largely impactful to our health and wellness.
In her free time, Jess enjoys live music, cooking, collecting books she intends to read, taking naps, being outside, laughing, spending time with friends and family, as well as snuggling with her dog and two cats.
Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board License #: I.1501274-SUPV