Jennifer Martin Rieck, LCPC

Owner and Therapist



Jennifer Martin Rieck is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and the owner of Epijennetics Counseling & Consulting in Libertyville, Illinois. In addition to practicing Schema Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, she also has a passion for bringing the principles of Mental Health and Psychology to every day situations, relationships, and stories through writing. Having personal experience with divorce and remarriage, having a blended family, and being a step-mother, adoptive mother, and biological mother, Jenn understands the complicated nature of relationships and the obstacles and challenges that sometimes make relational and emotional health a struggle.

With the philosophy that personal growth is most likely to occur in those who can sustain a posture of humility, introspection, and curiosity, she hopes to inspire others towards this posture. Using inspiration from her own life experiences, and pulling information from her education in Mental Health, she hopes to inspire and educate others in a way that empowers them to experience grace, growth, and connection, whether that be through Epijennetics, the website, or through working together in counseling.

Education and Focus

Jenn received her Master’s in Mental Health Counseling from Trinity International University and has been practicing for five years in the Chicagoland area. Jenn offers an integrative approach to therapy, combining evidenced based techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Schema Therapy with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Internal Family Systems. This leads to a holistic look at the origin and impact of early childhood experiences on current day symptoms of depression, anxiety, substance abuse and mood disorders, personality disorders, and relationship difficulties. Jenn has experience in community mental health and private practice and with a variety of mental health concerns. Jenn specializes in helping individuals recover from Self-Sacrificing and Narcisisstic relationship styles, recover from narcissistic abuse or trauma, and has a passion for fostering increased relationship and life satisfaction in her clients.

To read more about specific areas of focus, follow the links above. For more information about Jenn’s general approach to therapy, see Change: A Million Little Things or visit our blog page.

Credentials and Certifications

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

National Certified Counselor

Member of the Illinois Counseling Association

Member of the American Counseling Association

Certified Telemental Health Provider

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