About Planted Seed
Counseling with Purpose
Planted-Seed is able to help teens heal from the root and plant the seed of growth. Providing therapy to teens virtually in New Jersey. “Healing of the root of your wound to ignite the SEED of your power.” Looking at their future with the glass half full: using the wounds as your superpower can kickstart your purpose in life.
At Planted Seed, you will experience:
NO JUDGMENT ZONE.
Build trust & confidence in teens.
Each teen is a unique individual that has a reason for their path and we assist figuring out their “Why?”
Teens are allowed to express who they want to be in a safe place instead of who they “should” be.
Create a brighter future by working towards their attainable goals.
Identifying parents’ goals that are effective and realistic for their teen.
Expertise. Intuition. Ingenuity.
Do you feel like your voice isn't being heard? Want to work towards a realistic goal or goals in life but don’t know where to begin? You came to the right place. Let me guide your teen in the right direction.
Creating a safe space for each individual teen will strengthen the teen to have a confident voice and a presence to be their authentic self. From anxiety, school related stress to depression, working one on one with the client will help them reach their goals. I invite the immediate family to be included to support the teen and understand the teen in their own person in the family. These teens have their own life experiences they must endure.
The Path to Success
I use counseling techniques according to the teen's personality style. Contact me to find out how I can help today.
Teens have dreams and fantasies about who they want to be when they "grow-up." However, pressure from family, friends and society deter them away from their intended success. Do you find yourself as a parent STUCK dealing with a difficult teen? Contact me so I can work with your teen.
What is your P.U.R.P.O.S.E.?
P- Plan: Need to have a clear & defined, structured design for your life.
U- Unique: Everyone has their own journey, not everyone’s journey is the same. It is similar to a fingerprint.
R- Realistic: There must be realistic goals at hand; small or large, as long as it is attainable.
P- Personal Growth: Having positive personal growth, gives the teen confidence and self esteem to take the initial steps to be in their purpose.
O- Optimistic: Once the teen has the courage and the right tools to tackle their goals, this will instill hope in the teen for their future.
S- Success: All parents want the best for their child, including being successful. Parents want to make sure the teen has a sense of direction in life, by any means necessary. The teen wants to make their parents proud of their success.
E- Empowerment: Parents will create a brag sheet about their teen. This enhances the teen’s self-esteem and shows unconditional support to the teen.
Behind the Scenes of Planted Seed
Get to Know Me
Jessica Connelly, MA, LPC, NCC
Planted-Seed, private and minority owned private practice that sprouted in 2020. Jessica Connelly is in her eleventh year as a school counselor. She holds her Master’s in Counseling with School Counselor Certification. In addition, Jessica holds Student Associate Certification (SAC), Provisional Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). Jessica is committed and passionate about adolescents' success. She believes planting the seed during this developmental stage of adolescents is crucial and supports personal growth for the teen.