Jessica HarderStaff

Mental Health Therapist in Counseling Center

Jessica is in her first year at Gustavus, but second year in providing therapy in the higher education field. She also has experience as a Military Family Life Counselor, working for a year in Japan, and as a school-linked therapist throughout Minnesota. Jessica strives to make therapy a unique experience for everyone, knowing we all present with struggles in our own ways. Her practices pull from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), solution focused, and person-centered theories. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys traveling, learning about new cultures/communities, engaging in fitness activities, and spending time with her family and friends.


MS in Mental Health Counseling from Minnesota State University, Mankato BS in Psychology from Minnesota State University, Mankato