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About Jessica

Jessica Ashlock, LCPC is a native of Southern Illinois. She is the owner of Worthy Life Wellness, PLLC, and desires nothing more than for the office to be a light for those who are hurting.

She received her Bachelors in Social Work with a minor in Psychology from SIU-C in 2005 and her Masters in Professional Counseling from Lindenwood University in 2009. She has worked in an array of social services over the years. Her work has had focuses in trauma, child welfare, early childhood, adoptions, marriage, and helping families heal by providing counseling services for all ages.

Marriage counseling is an area that she has had extensive experience with. Helping couples learn to develop deep and trusting relationships is important to her because she believes that strong marriages are a foundation for healthy families. 

She is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy, Brainspotting,  and Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. These modalities are very effective in helping the body and mind heal from past traumas.

Ensuring that her clients feel WORTHY and have a safe environment to address their concerns is a priority for her! She wants her clients to feel that they can freely share all that is on their hearts and minds.


  • Relationship Issues

  • Couples counseling

  • Children

  • Women of all ages

  • Trauma and PTSD

  • ADHD

  • Anxiety

  • Inner child work

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