She also loves a long day in a quiet art museum. She is a voracious reader and is a serial book-club participator. Jenny will read anything that is recommended, and her favorite books include “The Nightingale”, “Everything is Illuminated” and the Harry Potter series. Jenny is a hockey fan with ties to all of the Saint Louis sports teams. A favorite night out is a Blues game with friends and family and a hot pretzel and cheese. After a long day, she enjoys late night tv or a Netflix binge.
Jenny teaches at several universities, including Washington University and Maryville University, which allows her to stay up to date on current practices, policies, and issues to bring to her clients. Jenny engages in peer consultation, trainings, and educates herself on topics including: mental health, human rights, and anti-racism.
She began her post Masters career working with teen boys in a group home setting and has dedicated her career to working with young people since. Jenny opened her private practice in 2009 to meet the mental health needs of teens and their families. Her goal was to serve a community often overlooked and underserved.
Jenny Hoffman attended Northwestern University and received a BS in Social Policy and received her MA in Social Service Administration from The University of Chicago. This education provides a crucial foundation to Jenny’s understanding of the importance of advocacy and quality services for her clients.
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