Jessica Kaplan earned her Bachelors of Psychology degree (Cum Laude) from the University of
Massachusetts at Amherst in 2005. She completed her Masters degree in Social Work at Simmons
University in 2008 secondary to interning at Shea High School in Pawtucket, RI and Butler Hospital in
Providence, RI. From 2008-2010 Ms. Kaplan was employed as an individual and family therapist at a
local residential program for at risk adolescents in Providence, RI. Afterwards, Ms. Kaplan worked at
the RI Family Court within the Mental Health Clinic completing court ordered evaluations for youth.
She simultaneously provided cognitive behavioral therapy for adolescents taking part in a research
study named Project ITP and co-led groups therapies on healthy dating relationships for adolescents
taking part in a research study named DateSmart. Ms. Kaplan opened her private practice in 2011
and began working remotely in 2020. Her 3 dogs are beyond thrilled to have their "mom" work from
home and often make appearances during sessions. When Ms. Kaplan isn't working she is typically
spending time with loved ones -- enjoying all the local attractions that Providence and the surrounding
communities have to offer.