Jennifer Marino-Kibbee, LCSW is a psychotherapist with over 15 years of experience specializing in family counseling. She earned her Masters of Social Work with a Certification in Family Therapy from Boston University School of Social Work and has been licensed at an independent level since 2009. Jennifer was trained by some of the preeminent leaders in the field of clinical work in diverse and vibrant urban settings. This has shaped her clinical interests and experience. Jennifer specializes in Family Therapy, specifically providing family therapy to members of the LGBTQ+ community.
Jennifer’s extensive experience working with clients from a variety of cultural and socio-economic backgrounds helps her to join with clients in an authentic and non-judgmental manner. As a social worker, Jennifer values learning through her clinical work.
Jennifer approaches her clients from a biopsychosocial perspective, meaning she considers the importance of the whole person in providing effective treatment. She draws on a variety of treatment approaches, such as family systems, cognitive behavioral, psychodynamic, narrative, solution-focused, play therapy, and mindfulness. She has worked in a variety of treatment settings, including diagnostic and assessment treatment, residential treatment, home-based treatment, outpatient clinics, and school settings.
Jennifer is a first-generation Italian American female. She lives in North County San Diego with her spouse and young child. She enjoys going on long hikes in her town with her dog Marley, who may or may not show up in a virtual therapy session!