My Approach to Helping
Jayden Ward is a Registered Marriage and Family Therapist Intern who utilizes cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), strengths-based practice, Gottman method, family systems, play therapy techniques, sand tray, and expressive arts therapy to create a unique treatment plan based on the client’s concerns and needs. She works with couples, families, children, and teens to help with a range of issues, including marriage preparation, marital conflict, infidelity, family conflict, blended family issues, parenting issues, and domestic violence. Additionally, she treats ADHD and autism. Jayden seeks to provide a safe space through established trust for families to strengthen relationships and for individuals to develop resiliency and move towards their goals.
Jayden is trained in SYMBIS for premarital counseling and Gottman method for couples counseling. She has experience facilitating Christian marriage counseling, providing church counselors training in couple’s counseling skills, and developing and facilitating group therapy curriculums for both blended families and boundaries. Jayden has extensive training in domestic and sexual violence and has experience providing counseling and case management to sheltered victims of domestic and sexual abuse.
Jayden earned a master’s degree in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling from Regent University and a bachelor’s degree from Point Loma Nazarene University in Fine Arts: Drawing, Painting, and Print Making. She is currently pursuing a doctoral degree from Regent in Counseling and Psychological Studies with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Ministry.