Dr. Jennifer Towns (MSW ’05) has over 15 years working in the social work field, providing clinical treatment in a variety of settings including hospitals, community mental health departments and private practice. Her clinical work is founded upon a holistic approach and person-centered principles. She practices from a strengths-based perspective, and incorporated in her therapeutic framework are EMDR, mind-body/somatic components, dialectical behavioral components and solution-focused therapy — all primarily to treat complex interpersonal trauma and trauma related to minority stress/status. Towns has been teaching in higher education for 9 years, and is also a member of many workgroups that focus on advancing equality and social justice through education, therapy and political action.
|2018||PhD||Clinical Social Work||Walden University, Minneapolis, MN|
|2005||MSW||Interpersonal Practice/Health||University of Michigan, Ann Arbor|
|2003||BA||Psychology & Sociology/Anthropology||Alma College, Alma|
University of Michigan
School of Social Work
1080 South University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1106