Jenny Nelson is a first generation college student who earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Family Social Science at the University of Minnesota (1996), a Master of Arts degree in Marriage and Family Therapy (Systems Theory) at Pacific Lutheran University (1999), and completed certification in Alcohol and Drug Studies at Bellevue College (2010). She has also taken courses on Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Jenny is a licensed mental health counselor, chemical dependency professional, and a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) facilitator. She's been dedicated to the human services field since 1999. Her wellness practices include fitness activities, meditation and yoga, gardening and making jam, and spending time with her husband, family, friends, and walking her two dogs.