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Jennifer L

Jennifer Lagergren is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Parent Coordinator, Psychometrist, Educational Consultant, and Executive Functioning Coach who specializes in behavior intervention and academic accommodations.

Jennifer earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from California State University, and her master’s degree in counseling with a concentration in applied behavior analysis, substance abuse, and counseling from Nova Southeastern University. After over 10 years in the mental health field working with individual clients of all ages and families, Jennifer has expanded her specialization to include conducting educational, psychological, and behavioral assessments.

As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Jennifer focuses on providing a safe and supportive environment in which clients can explore their emotions and behaviors. She applies a goal-oriented approach to guide her clients in changing patterns of thinking and behavior that guide their maladaptive thoughts and behaviors.

Jennifer completed her Parent Coordination training in 2018 and currently works with families to resolve communication difficulties, provide support, and facilitate what is in the best interest of the child(ren).

As an Educational Consultant, Jennifer has over 8 years of working with students, families, and schools in developing individualized academic and behavioral accommodation plans to facilitate a collaborative effort of working toward each student’s academic success.

As an Executive Functioning Coach, Jennifer focuses on providing teens and young adults with the essential tools and skills of successful student. She believes the most important role of the coach is to challenge, inspire, and motivate each student to build and achieve their goals, providing them a sense of accomplishment.

Jennifer is a Certified Sport Psychology Coach and an associate member of the American Psychological Association. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from California State University and a Master of Science (MS) in Counseling with specializations in applied behavior analysis, substance abuse, and mental health counseling from Nova Southeastern University. She has completed training in collaborative family law, parent coordination, and Florida Supreme Court family law mediation.

As a Psychometrist, Jennifer has over 7 years of experience in administering psychological assessments. Jennifer emphasizes the accuracy and validity of assessments, scoring them with appropriate norms, and collecting pertinent demographic information from clients and their families. Jennifer works under the supervision of Dr. Ashlee Orozco, Ph.D. who is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Florida.



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8081 38th Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL 33710
727.345.2667 Fax 727.209.2667