Jessica is a relationship expert, speaker and clinical social worker who provides counseling and coaching to families at the LOVE Institute counseling and coaching center in Stuart, FL. She specializes in divorce recovery, domestic violence, PTSD and anxiety reduction as the result of trauma.
Creator of The LOVE Principle
After spending 15 years in the book publishing world, advocating for families, she put her expertise to work in the mental health community and developed a self-guided tool to enhance and strengthen family relationships. The Principles are to Listen, Observe, Validate and Encourages you.
Programs & Services
The Institute provides services for face to face or online clients. Services include private counseling and coaching sessions, online parenting programs, workshops and curriculum. The Institute believes that communication skills portrayed through the LOVE Principle (Listen. Observe. Validate and Encourage) are the back bone of safety and nurturing which can prevent child abuse through awareness.
Founder Jessica Gaffney holds a master’s degree in Clinical Social Work from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonia, graduate Magne Cum Laude, and a bachelors in Social work from Southern CT State University. Jessica is a catholic school graduate and has served on various board of directors for International Charities, universities and human trafficking coalitions. She has spent the last 5 years educating audiences from schools, to institutions and the medical community about the warning signs of domestic violence and human trafficking. Today she networks, educates and writes on emotional healing through her books and presentations on the Love Principle.