Jada Howcroft is a registered Associate Marriage and Family therapist (AMFT #125995), employed by Cerebral and working under the supervision of Heather Burdine, LCSW. She received her Master of Clinical Psychology from Antioch University Los Angeles, where she focused her studies on advocacy and care for underrepresented populations and survivors of sexual abuse. Jada has experience in Trauma-Informed Care, Narrative Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and LGBTQ+ Affirmative Therapy. At the core of her therapeutic work, Jada focuses on developing a supportive, sensitive, transparent, and nurturing therapeutic relationship with each of her clients, emphasizing relational healing, empowerment, and posttraumatic growth. Jada is passionate about working with individuals whose lived experiences often exist in the margins of society, with an attunement to childhood trauma, sexual trauma, suicide loss survivors, sex work, grief, anxiety, depression, intimate partner violence, sexuality, gender, oppression, nonmonogamy, multigenerational family dynamics, and relational issues. In her free time, Jada enjoys reading, meditation, practicing tarot, connecting with loved ones, hiking with her dog Rizzo, and spending time outdoors.
Life is alchemy, and emotions are the fire that turns me to gold. I will continue to become only if I resist extinguishing myself a million times a day. If I can sit in the fire of my own feelings, I will keep becoming. - Glennon Doyle