Jackie Regan is a Licensed Specialized Clinical Social Worker in Kansas and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Missouri. Jackie uses Play Therapy, Sandtray, EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), TF-CBT (Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), and Art Therapy to guide her practice. She believes it is never too late to take the journey towards healing and will sit with you throughout this process and provide a safe and judgement free environment to work on whatever brings you through her door.
Jackie began her social work career interning at The Willow Domestic Violence Center as a shelter advocate, gaining experience working with women and children affected by Domestic Violence. In her graduate program she worked with adults with co-occurring mental disorders and addiction in a group setting. She has gained a lot of therapy experience and specialized training working with children and families with complex trauma, as a therapist in school settings and in community mental health in Kansas City. Most recently she worked in private practice in Colorado, providing individual therapy to children, teens, and college age adults experiencing trauma and anxiety.
Jackie has worked closely with kids, teens, and young adults experiencing anxiety, depression, ADHD, self esteem or attachment issues, LGBTQ+ issues, trauma, sexual assault/abuse, domestic violence and loss. She is dedicated to helping people gain new insight, process distressing experiences, and pursue goals that are meaningful to them. Jackie currently sees young adults/college age, adolescents, and children at Creative Connections, using her trauma experience and skill set to best support and guide clients and meet them where they are at.
Jackie Regan received her Bachelors’ degrees in Political Science and International Studies with a focus on Latin America and a minor in Sociology from the University of Kansas, and holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from University of Missouri – Kansas City. She completed EMDR training and consultation through Personal Transformations INC, Play Therapy Training through Heartland Play, and TF-CBT training and consultation through MO ACTS.
In her free time, Jackie enjoys spending time with her 2 pups, reading, traveling, and being outdoors with loved ones.