Jolena has been apart of the mental field for several years. She first started working at group homes and understanding the complexities of the lives for individuals who have been diagnosed with a disorder. Jolena understands that everybody has their own narrative that is an important aspect of who they are. Jolena works with her clients individually to see what they are wanting to get out of therapy. She works with clients in order to assist them becoming the best versions of themselves that they want to be. She attended undergraduate and graduate school at Drake University. She is attending graduate school to obtain a Masters of Counseling in mental health, rehabilitation and school counseling. Jolena has been a substance use disorder counselor for several years. She has continually attended conferences and training in order to continue her learning about the field and be up to date on research based practices.