Jennifer West, LGPC

MHS Clinician, Coordinator of Outreach

Jenn is available via televideo or in person on the JHU East Baltimore campus.  

Jenn (she/her) joined Johns Hopkins Student Mental Health Services in November of 2020. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Temple University and a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She has worked as a journalist and editor and transitioned to her current career in counseling after feeling moved to directly help people on a broader scale. In her clinical counseling career, she has worked with employee assistance programs and in college counseling centers. Taking a person-centered approach to counseling, Jennifer’s areas of clinical expertise include anxiety, depression, trauma, substance abuse, grief, and assistance with addressing relationship issues. In her current role, she focuses on clinical work as a student assistance clinician as well as planning programming and support for students of color, with the goal of providing emotionally safe, culturally competent counseling and overall support for marginalized populations at Hopkins. In all things, her main priority is to foster an environment of kindness, compassion, and respect.