Jessica Kwerel

Faculty Information

Department(s)
Specialty Faculty, Specialty Sidebar, Student Support
Title(s)
School Counselor

Contact Information

School Email
School Phone
202-387-2700   x22
Room
School - Third Floor

Education

Degree(s)
MS, Counseling, University of Wyoming
LGPC, Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor, DC Board of Professional Counseling
NCC, National Certified Counselor, National Board for Certified Counselors
BA, Political Science, Mary Washington College

Other Information

Employed Since
2009
Biography

Jessica has served as School Counselor at Aidan since 2009, supporting the social and emotional needs of students and their families. In addition to her education and counseling certifications, she has a background in ropes course facilitation, team building, and outdoor experiential education working with children, adolescents, and adults. As a member of the WAISC (Washington Area Independent School Counselor) group, Jessica participates in monthly meetings with other area independent school counselors to collaborate and share in current school counseling trends and topics relevant to the Aidan school community. Jessica holds professional memberships with the American School Counseling Association, the American Counseling Association, and the DC Mental Health Association. She has served as a volunteer counselor with Whitman-Walker clinic and the Wendt Center for Loss and Healing, and has volunteered with Capital Caring Hospice. Jessica is also passionate about animal-assisted therapy.

Jessica's mother, Linda Feldman, was Aidan’s librarian for 13 years. Jessica is an avid outdoor enthusiast and enjoys hiking and biking with her husband. They love going on adventures with their three beloved rescue dogs, Buford, Sam, and Tilly, as well as spending time with their toddler nieces.