Dr. Jessica Huddleston received both her BA in Psychology and Criminal Justice from Tennessee State University. She obtained her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and Criminal Justice Administration from Middle Tennessee State University. She completed her clinical psychology practicum at Vanderbilt’s clinical neuropsychology program. She obtained her PhD in Public Administration from Tennessee State University. Dr. Huddleston is licensed as a Certified Psychological Assistant, and is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Mental Health Service Provider designation in the state of Tennessee. She has an interest in medical difficulties such as EDS, MS, PCOS, and sleep disorders as they relate to mental health. It is common for individuals with chronic illness to feel unheard. She has received specialized training in Exposure Response Prevention for OCD as well as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for insomnia. Additionally, she has a special interest in the logic and procedures of standardized testing and classroom accommodations. She completed the Vanderbilt Volunteer Advocacy Program with a focus on assisting children and families with IEPs and 504 plans. Dr. Huddleston encourages and promotes each client to be an advocate for themselves and others.