About me

I am licensed in Illinois with 22 years of professional work experience within the fields of mental health, education, and corrections. I have experience in helping clients of all ages in all areas of mental health, self harm, suicidal ideations, stress, relationships, and behavior. I use different clinical approaches with all my clients as all my clients are different. I enjoy working with teens from all backgrounds, helping them to identify their strengths, build upon their weaknesses, and finding their true selves. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Self esteem
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Family conflicts , Intimacy-related issues , Parenting issues , Career difficulties , Coping with life changes , Compassion fatigue , ADHD , Adoption and Foster Care , Autism and Asperger Syndrome , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 22

Services offered

  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Video


IL LCSW 149.012500


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Jennifer Piester. We don't pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with Teen Counseling might be different.

Written on May 02, 2023 after therapy with Jennifer for 3 months

Jennifer did an amazing job helping my Son!

Written on Dec 07, 2022 after therapy with Jennifer for 2 months

She’s the best ❤️

Written on Aug 02, 2022 after therapy with Jennifer for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety, grief, intimacy-related issues, and coping with life changes

Jennifer is extremely relatable and helpful. It’s been amazing to have someone listen and understand and let me share while mixing in some little bits of advice. I greatly value her help and am very thankful for her!

Written on Jul 06, 2022 after therapy with Jennifer for 2 weeks on issues concerning stress, anxiety

Jennifer has been helping me tremendously. She is easily accessible & seems to really care. She has a friendly demeanor & has been providing me with strategies, techniques & links on how to cope with my anxious thoughts. I look forward to talking to her everyday.

Work with me!