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Jennifer Kuhn, LMSW/LSSW/LSC

Jennifer Kuhn, is a Licensed School Counselor, a Licensed School Social Worker, and a Licensed Master Social Worker.  Jennifer graduated from the University of Alabama in 1999 with a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Concentration in Children, Youth, and Families, and she initially worked in a long-term residential treatment center for children who had severe emotional disturbance. Jennifer moved back to her hometown of Knoxville, Tennessee in 2001, and she has spent her entire career working with children and adolescents. She served as the University of Tennessee Independent Living Specialist for Knoxville, assisting teens in foster care with life skills and transition plans and later became the Project Director of the University of Tennessee’s Upward Bound Math and Science Center (MSC). In 2019, Jennifer completed her Ed.S degree in Collaboration and Leadership in School Counseling through Carson-Newman University and received her School Counseling License. For the past three years, she has worked as the school counselor at St. John Neumann Catholic School in Knoxville, TN and St. Mary’s School in Oak Ridge, TN. She is currently working towards her LCSW under the supervision of Bethany Genrich, LCSW at Knoxville Mindfulness Wellness Center. Through an integrative therapeutic approach, Jennifer combines a variety of evidence-based counseling strategies and theories that are tailored to meet the unique needs and goals of each client. These include mindfulness, cognitive-behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, and solution-focused brief therapy

 

Professional Research and Presentations

  • Tennessee Counseling Association Annual Conference, November 2019 Countering the Impact of School Violence and Crisis: Mindfulness and Other Self-Care Strategies

  • East Tennessee Federal Programs Conference, November 2018 Developing Listening Skills to Increase Connectedness and Decrease Classroom Violence

  • Smoky Mountain Counseling Association, February 2019 Developing Listening Skills to Increase Connectedness and Decrease Classroom Violence

Membership in Professional Organizations

  • Smoky Mountain Counseling Association, 2019-present

  • Tennessee Counseling Association, 2019-present

  • Tennessee School Counseling Association, 2019-present

  • American School Counseling Association, 2018-present

  • American Counseling Association, 2018-present