Jessica Crocker-Oswald is a Licensed Masters Social Worker (LMSW). She graduated from
Northwest Nazarene University with a Master’s Degree in Social Work, with an emphasis in
clinical mental health and addictions. Her education also includes a Bachelor’s Degree in Social
Work from the University of Wisconsin – River Falls in 2007. In Jessica’s 13 years of practice in
the social work field, she has enjoyed working with and supporting clients across all ages of
development from early childhood to those in the late stages of life. Jessica has worked with
children and families experiencing domestic violence, she has also provided care to both
children and adults with developmental disabilities, and to those with severe and persistent
During Jessica’s internship in graduate school, she provided counseling to children,
adolescents, and families, and discovered a passion for working with these clients. She also
developed an affinity for play therapy in her work with children.
Jessica is also passionate about providing trauma-informed care in a safe, therapeutic
environment. During her graduate studies, she pursued an additional focus in learning about
trauma and its effects on the mind and body. Jessica’s graduate research led her to trauma
informed yoga as one evidence-based treatment for trauma. She pursued a 200-hour yoga
instructor certification, enabling her to provide trauma-informed yoga.
Jessica believes each person matters, their feelings matter, their voice matters, and their unique
qualities and strengths matter. She provides a trauma-informed approach that honors and
supports each individual’s path to healing by creating a safe environment, building trust, and
empowerment through choices.
Jessica grew up in Minnesota and Wisconsin and now lives in the Treasure valley. In her spare
time, she enjoys camping, hiking, yoga, gardening, and spending time with her family.