Jessica Leduc, MHC, ACAS

Jessica Leduc is our Autism Services Program Coordinator, as well as an Advanced Certified Autism Specialist (ACAS) and Mental Health Counselor. She oversees our Autism Services, including ABA therapy and the Freedom First Autism Center. In addition, Jessica provides short-term therapy and Parent Behavioral Consultation services for children/adolescents and their families at Freedom First Psychological Services. Jessica is also a member of the evaluation team as a Testing Assistant, providing the ADOS-2 and IQ evaluations.


Jessica holds multiple degrees and certifications, including her Master's degree in Counseling and Community Psychology from The Sage Colleges, as well as Applied Behavior Analysis from Northeastern University. She has over ten years of experience providing behavioral health services to individuals in multiple capacities, such as psychiatric inpatient settings, in-home 1:1 ABA services, and outpatient therapy. She has worked with a wide range of individuals with a variety of behavioral and emotional challenges, including Autism Spectrum Disorder, behavioral concerns, and learning disabilities.


Jessica specializes in working with children with autism, as well as with families and parents of children with autism. Jessica's approach is behavioral and collaborative. She encourages parents to be active participants in collecting data while using evidence-based behavioral strategies and parent education to help gain a better understanding of their child's behavior.


Jessica is a member of the American Psychological Association (div. 7, 17, 25, and 35), the American Counseling Association, the International Honor Society in Psychology (PSI CHI), New York Mental Health Counselors Association (NYMHCA), the Association of Professional Behavior Analysts (APBA), the New York State Associate for Behavior Analysis (NYSABA), and the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).


Jessica's therapy-related services (including short-term therapy and Parent Behavioral Consultation) are private pay only at $60 per session.