Jessica Robinson is a Registered Social Worker Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) and the Ontario College of social workers, (OCSW). She is deeply committed to serving marginalized and racialized populations through community organizing, capacity building, and as a therapist. Working from a community development, advocacy, and therapeutic approach, her work is anchored in the Black community as she supports youth and adults who are in transition and on a journey to post-traumatic growth. As a therapist, she is on a radical journey to decolonize spaces of healing for Black bodies; and as a Black woman with lived experiences of trauma, creating holistic and safe spaces of healing and intentionally holding space her community is at the forefront of her work as a therapist.
Jessica has a Honour Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and a Master’s degree in Social Work, both earned at York University. She humbly serves people of all ages, races, creeds, and religions. Over the last nine years, she has had the life-changing opportunity to provide support to Black bodies mainly in the areas of transition and post-traumatic growth, while focusing on emotional wholeness, and wellness.
Her specialities include: trauma, identity and transition, anxiety, depression and stress management.
Jessica’s heart for the community led her to launch the Sisters in Praise foundation. Now known as 365 Ministries. As a faith-based non-profit organization they aim to impact, inspire and empower this generation. The core focus of 365 Ministries is to bring ministry outside of the four walls and into the community. In 2016, she launched My Sister's Keeper—a mentorship program that inspires and empowers Black women to be leaders of today and the change of tomorrow. In addition, her passion for service led her to serve as a mentor at Aboriginal Youth Empowerment seminars working with young girls of the Cree Nation in Quebec, Canada, visiting Haiti on mission’s trip, creating mentorship programs for young women, and hosting conferences for youth and young adults across Toronto. Finally, she recently launched her private practice Soul Care Care Christian Counseling and Consulting- a space of healing for the Black christian community.
On a perfect day you will find Jessica listening to a podcast, reading, spending time in nature, or spending time with her family and friends.