Jessyca HaywardLCSW

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General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Fridayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Saturdayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM
Sundayfrom 09:00 AM to 07:00 PM

What does a first session with you look like?

Once you have made the most important step and decision, which is starting therapy, your food journey begins.In MCT, you will gain new and innovative communication, leadership, decision-making, and mindful skills. Individual sessions will be facilitated once a week for at least 24 weeks. Group sessions will be facilitated once every other week for at least 24 weeks. I am currently facilitating sessions virtually, but if you leave in the city of Jacksonville, Fl I am also willing to facilitate right from your home in person! What to expect from MCT: . Recipe consultation/ meal planning ideas • 60-90 minutes of one-on-one Coached Cooking Experience • Complete meal ready-to-serve to the guests of your choice • Recipe copies to keep and perfect!

What is your style/approach to therapy?

Culinary Art Therapy is recreational with the form of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy; for it allows one to process their thinking patterns, while also take advantage of the mindfulness of cooking into affect. This engages the mind, body, and spirit in ways that are distinct from verbal expression alone. I also utilize Trauma-Informed practice when we begin to discuss and break down the stressors and trauma that you face.




Adolescent mental health

Anger management

Coping Skills

General Expertise



Child mental health

Family issues

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Women's issues

Peer Relationships

School Issues

In-Network Insurance



Cigna EAP



Oscar Health


UnitedHealthCare (UHC)


Children (5-12)

Adolescents (13-17)


FL, LCSW, SW18875