Jessica Mora, LCSW
Jessica Mora, LCSW, is the Chief Resiliency Clinician and Immigrant Rights Specialist. Jessica joined the Sanar Institute team in 2018. She commits her efforts to elevate the voices of individuals who have experienced gender-based violence with a well-rounded holistic trauma-informed care at the therapeutic and community level. In addition, she applies the intersectionality theory and impact of systemic oppression in her therapy by implementing an anti-racist and anti-oppressive approach.
Jessica graduated from New Jersey City University (NJCU) in 2010. She pursued a Master’s in
Social Work from Columbia University School of Social Work in 2012. Jessica’s trainings and
certifications include TF-CBT, play and expressive art therapy, Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP), and Trauma Conscious Yoga Method (TCYM).
Jessica started her career as a social worker in New York serving children in the foster care system with a history of complex trauma. In 2013, she transitioned to Hudson S.P.E.A.K.S. Against Sexual Violence, formerly known as the Hudson County Rape Crisis Center, where she dedicated four years to providing case management, counseling, and advocacy services to individuals who experienced various forms of gender-based violence. In addition, Jessica was a member of the Sexual Assault Response Team (SART).