Jessa Phillips is a therapist for Caron Pennsylvania's Partial Hospitalization Program, supporting patients as they step down from primary residential treatment and continue their journey of recovery.
In this role, Jessa works with patients to develop healthy relationships, create balance in daily living, identify relapse behaviors, and develop a foundation of recovery.
She took on the position in 2023, having worked as the clinical case manager for the women’s continuum, assisting patients to identify barriers to recovery and establish aftercare support as they return home. Prior to that position, she was a clinical behavioral health technician in the women's continuum from 2019 to 2022, expanding her role to include group therapy facilitation and psychoeducation. She came to Caron as a counselor assistant for teens and young adults in 2014.
Jessa has a Master of Science in school counseling from Kutztown University, Kutztown, Pennsylvania. She is a certified allied addiction professional with training in the expressive arts and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT). Her Bachelor of Science in clinical counseling is also from Kutztown University.