Jennifer Heard

Jennifer Heard

Program Therapist, Alachua County Victim Services & Rape Crisis Center


Jennifer Heard earned her Master in Education and Education Specialist degrees in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Florida in 2007 and has been a Licensed Mental Health Counselor since 2010. For the past 10 years she has served as the program therapist for Alachua County Victim Services & Rape Crisis Center. Jennifer’s areas of interest and expertise include creating LGBTQ+ inclusive spaces and services, trauma response and how the body holds trauma, and finding creative ways to practice wellness and find balance. She was selected by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center as the State of Florida 2019 Visionary Voice Award recipient.