Jessica Love Jordan, Asst. Prof LCPC, CADC, NCC

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  Office Location: G105
  Office Hours: By Appointment
  College: CHHS

Addictions Studies and Behavioral Health



Jessica A. Love Jordan, PhD, LCPC, NCC, CADC, is a licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC) and board-certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor (CADC) in the state of Illinois. Dr. Love Jordan is passionate about providing education & training focused on helping clinicians enhance their knowledge, skills, and capacity for effectively addressing substance use and mental health disorders. She has presented at national and regional conferences, coordinated facilitated professional and community-based training and advocacy initiatives, and has contributed to professional literature, including NAADAC’s “Advances in Addiction & Recovery”.

Dr. Love Jordan's research agenda focuses on issues in culturally responsive and holistic mental behavioral health care for individuals who have traditionally marginalized identities. Specific areas of interest include addressing the co-occurring disorders training needs of clinicians, teaching approaches for interprofessional education on addiction and co-occurring disorders, developing best practices in addictions counseling for Black and other women of color, and addressing the behavioral health treatment needs of emerging adult populations.


Curriculum Vitae | GovState Teaching Philosophy Statement

Jessica’s current research interests include clinical supervision in addictions counseling, co-occurring disorders training needs of counselors and counselors’-in-training, best practices in peer recovery support services, strategies for developing trauma-informed college classrooms, and approaches for promoting counselors’-in-training self-care during supervision. She is also interested in researching approaches for decolonizing psychotherapy for women of color and the behavioral health impacts of generational trauma in BIPOC communities.

Love Jordan, J.A. (2024). Clinicians’ perceived preparedness to support clients who have co-occurring disorders. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Tadros, E., Love Jordan, J. A., & Sugrue, K. (2024). It’s a Whole New Dating World in the 2020s: Exploring Online Dating Today. Journal of Psychological Perspective.

Britton, R., Lee, I., Tadros, E., & Love-Jordan Banks, J. A. (2022). HIV/AIDS Knowledge and Needs of Counselors-in-Training. The Rehabilitation Professional, 30(1), 25–38.

Love Jordan-Banks, J., Sanders, M., Webber, RJ. & Dyer, F. (2020). Tailoring substance use disorders treatment for emerging adults. Advances in Addiction & Recovery, 30(1), 20-23.

Love Jordan-Banks, J. (2019). Good grief: A counselor’s thoughts on navigating client death in addictions counseling. Advances in Addiction & Recovery, 29(2), 28-29.