Autism Specialist and Mental Health Coach for Embrace Learning Institute, Jess was born and raised in Central California. After graduating from college, he began working as a Behavioral Therapist in 2008. He received training and certification in Applied Behavior Analysis while working to help children with special needs and their caregivers/teachers/supporters. Jess has extensive training in Energy Psychology methods from the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology. He is a certified Trauma-Informed Coach and certified Thought Field Therapy Practitioner. He is passionate about helping others live a more fulfilling life by teaching others how to reduce stress, unblock inner barriers to goals, and build healthy rituals and routines that promote peace and self-love. He enjoys teaching people about (and discussing) energetic/somatic healing modalities and holistic health and wellness approaches. In his self-care time, he enjoys hiking, yoga, gem shows, vegan dining, and performing arts or music.