Jennifer W. Jencks, PhD

Director, Access Center

Jennifer W. Jencks, PhD, LICSW, is director of the Access Center at Bradley Hospital and assistant director of Lifespan Pediatric Behavioral Health Emergency Services. She has more than twenty years experience working with children and adolescents with anxiety in private practice and emergency services utilizing both psychodynamic and cognitive behavioral therapy techniques.

She has also been a guest lecturer for the residency training program at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University since 2009. Her research interests include anxiety disorders in children and adolescents, youth suicide prevention, and cognitive behavioral therapies. Dr. Jencks has been teaching online and in the classroom for the past eight years in clinical work with youth.



Bradley Hospital Outpatient Services
1011 Veterans Memorial Parkway
East Providence, RI 02915


  • Smith College School for Social Work
  • Internship:  Butler Hospital, Providence, RI