The Costello Center
Jennifer Lagergren

Jennifer Lagergren, LMHC, M.S

Jennifer has been a part of the mental health community for over fourteen years.  She earned a Bachelors of the Arts in Psychology from California State University and a Masters of Science (MS) in Counseling with specializations in applied behavior analysis, substance abuse, and mental health counseling from Nova Southeastern University. She is in charge of Psychological testing with supervision under Florida Licensed Clinical Psychologist Dr. Ashlee Orozco, Ph.D.  Jennifer emphasizes the accuracy and validity of assessments, scoring them with appropriate norms, and collecting pertinent demographic information from clients and their families. She sees many students and young adults that seek aid in their journey for academic success.  She works with students, families, and schools in order to develop individualized academic and behavioral accommodation plans to facilitate a collaborative effort to work toward each student's success. She believes the most important role of a coach is to challenge, inspire, and motivate each student to build and achieve their goals; providing them a sense of accomplishment.
She assists her clients with a wide variety of focus areas that include:

  • Academic & career path consultations
  • Executive functioning therapy
  • Behavioral intervention
  • Psychological assessments
  • Parent Coordination

Jennifer is also a Certified Sport Psychology Coach and an associate member of the American Psychological Association. She has completed training in collaborative family law, parent coordination, and Florida Supreme Court family law mediation. As a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Jennifer focuses on providing a safe and supportive environment in which clients can explore their emotions and behaviors. She applies a goal-oriented approach to guide her clients in changing patterns of thinking and behavior that guide their maladaptive thoughts and behaviors.