Jessica is a lecturer and supervisor in Drama Therapy at Concordia University, and also works in private practice with individuals, couples and families. She is the diversity chair for the North American Association of Drama Therapy and a recipient of the YMCA’s 2016 Volunteer Peacemaker Medal for her involvement facilitating cross-cultural dialogue. Jessica is also a PhD student studying the relational impact of micro-aggressions. Jessica’s work extends to non-clinical settings where she uses drama therapy within organizations for the purposes of conflict resolution, team-building, and strategic direction. She engages in arts-based research at Concordia and the University of Toronto on projects that use drama therapy and other arts-based methodologies.