Jennifer Bruening,


heritage-jenniferJennifer is a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist who earned her Masters Degree from Kansas State University in 1996. While Jennifer works part-time as a therapist she is a wife and mother of five children.

Jennifer has extensive experience working closely with multi-problem children and their families in order to improve parenting and child safety. Jennifer utilizes careful assessment with a strengths-based approach to assist families in solving problems.

Jennifer’s passion is to encourage hope and change within the family system which includes treating large families; addressing lifecycle issues related to launching, empty nesting and aging issues; healing and reparation regarding marital and parent-child conflict. Jennifer relies on her faith to form and shape her approach to clients varying needs. It is her belief that grace and compassion are essential to provide a safe and healing environment for change.

Jennifer provides individual and group, clinical supervision to Marriage and Family Therapists whom are working toward clinical licensure through the BSRB.

Jennifer has completed CORE and Domestic Mediation training and is currently working towards certification as a Christian Sex Therapist.

She volunteers at her parish, is an active Board Member for HopeNet, and has past experience as a Young Life Leader.

Professional Memberships

American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC)

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Direct Phone: 316-841-7036