Jessica LePera, LMFTA
Jessica LePera is the Program Director at Center for Discovery- Southport Outpatient. Jessica has been with Discovery since 2017. Within Discovery’s Eating Disorder Programs, Jessica has experience working as a Counselor III at the Adolescent Residential Eating Disorder Facility in Southport, CT. Jessica then joined Greenwich IOP/PHP as a Program Therapist and was the Path to Peace lead due to her joy of working with the Bing Eating Disorder population.
Jessica received her Bachelor’s degree from Southern Connecticut State University in Psychology minoring in Forensics. Jessica continued her education at SCSU by gaining a Masters Degree in Marital and Family Therapy as well as certification in Gestalt Therapy and Evidenced Based Practices. She has worked with both children and adults providing individual, family and group therapy while using a systemic lens.
Jessica has a passion for using theory in therapy that increases self-esteem, decreases anxiety, and increases overall self-worth. Jessica’s goal within therapy is to bring the awareness of each client’s inner strengths into their journey within recovery.