ASSOCIATE FAMILY PROGRAM DIRECTOR
Jessica Banik, LMFT
With nine years in the treatment field, Jessica Banik excels in treating families and strengthening family relationships. She has served as a case management and primary therapist for individual clients, couples, and families in residential treatment. In addition, Jessica worked with military service members and their families.
Jessica cites Murray Bowen and his family system theory among her influences, in particular his view of families, how they grow, and the multigenerational transmission process. Her work is also influenced by John and Julie Gottman’s evidence-based approaches to couples and family therapy.
Newport Academy…in her own words
“I value the strong family component of the treatment process at Newport Academy. Family connections are an essential part of an adolescent’s development.”–Jessica Banik