Jessica Tate, Ph.D.Licensed Clinical Psychologist
"All of our emotions are helpful ... When we push aside our difficult emotions, we don't develop the skills to deal with the world as it is. Instead we try to deal with a world that we wish could be." -Dr. Susan David
"Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom." -Viktor Frankl
Dr. Tate is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who earned her Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in Counseling Psychology. She has worked with adolescents and adults in outpatient, inpatient psychiatric hospital settings, and correctional settings. Her diverse training experiences have provided her the opportunity to work with individuals of various ages, backgrounds, and presenting challenges. She currently offers adolescent and adult psychological assessment/evaluation and therapy services. Dr. Tate is trained as a generalist, however, has particular interests working with depression, anxiety, severe mental illness and psychosis, race-related/multicultural challenges, LGBTQ+ affirming care, trauma, personality dysfunction, anger management, gender identity and socialization, substance abuse, grief, and career and vocational counseling.
Dr. Tate identifies as an integrationist who draws primarily from cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, solution focused, strength based, multicultural-feminist, and interpersonal frameworks, while also tailoring the approach to each client to best suit their needs. With all clients she strives to create a safe environment through a genuine therapeutic relationship rooted in trust and authenticity. She believes everyone deserves a safe space to heal and grow with the goal to live as freely and authentically as possible.
Dr. Tate is a member of the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology.