Jackie Tanner-Bradfield MA, LMHC
Jackie is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, and a second generation Orlando native. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in elementary education from the University of Central Florida and began teaching 2nd grade. Shortly after she this, she realized her true passion was working one on one with children in crisis and returned to the University of Central Florida to obtain her master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling.
She has worked in a variety of settings including in the school system in substance abuse prevention, in the residential setting for women struggling with substance abuse concerns, in an inpatient psychiatric hospital with patients in crisis, and in quality management in the managed care field.
Most recently, Jackie has worked in the eating disorder field for years both in the outpatient, PHP/IOP setting and now in residential. To continue serving her patients and their families at Center for Discovery, she is now working towards becoming a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist. She uses a relational approach in her conceptualization and practice in working with patients.
When not at work, Jackie enjoys spending time with her family and 2 beagles exploring the outdoors, hiking, traveling, and practicing mindful movement.