Jada Hudson (M.S., LCPC, CADC), a licensed clinical counselor and owner of Hudson Clinical Counseling, employs a client-centered therapy program that empowers individuals with the tools they need to overcome their particular challenges. As well as counseling women, children and teens, Jada specializes in working with firefighters and police, who have experienced occupational stress and trauma.
Jada received her certification as a Recovery Coach from Governor’s State University through the Illinois Department of Human Services Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse. She she earned her certification as a CADC (Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor) from the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association, Inc. in November ,2016. She has helped her clients heal, grow, and live for more than 20 years.
Jada is able to provide psychological support services as a Westmont Counselor to local firefighters, police officers, and their families as one of the first specially trained counselors in the State of Illinois. The rigorous curriculum provides a comprehensive review of firefighter experiences involving a combination of classroom, supervised one-on-one counseling and ride-along time with active duty firefighters. She has also worked with patients within the Florian Program, an inpatient program for treatment of substance abuse for first responders. Jada also serves on the advisory committee for the Illinois Fire Service Institute’s emotional wellness curriculum.
Jada is experienced at helping children and teens face their emotional challenges and life transitions. She specializes in behavioral management and mental health issues relating to substance abuse, anxiety and depression. Jada creates a non-judgmental and open experience while teaching them to take an active role in utilizing strategies for their healing.
The demands of motherhood, a career, and caring for family can be emotionally unsettling or even traumatic. Jada has experience working in a women’s domestic abuse shelter and has a thorough understanding of the cycle of violence. She has training in clinical psychology which included a rigorous curriculum with Alexey Shukin, Ph.D. who was mentored by the father of client-based therapy, Carl Rogers. Jada uses these client-centered techniques to help women find the tools they need to overcome their individual life challenges. She guides women in making healthy choices for their body, mind and spirit and helps them manage their life changes in order to heal, grow and live.
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If you are seeking a licensed counselor who understands your needs, call Jada for an appointment to help you heal, grow and live at 630.815.3735 or click here.