Dwell in Possibility– Emily Dickinson

About Me

Jennifer Manning Plassnig is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, National Board Certified Fellow in Clinical Hypnotherapy, Certified Process Acupressure Practitioner, a Board Certified Diplomate in Social Work and a Certified Soul Guidance Soul Mentor practitioner. She has a private practice in Woodstock, Maryland providing traditional psychotherapy using Cognitive-Behavioral therapies, Hypnotherapy, EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), and various mind-body techniques, such as EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique), Seva Stress Release Protocol from Process Acupressure and other forms of energy work to adults, adolescents, children, families and groups. She has received extensive advanced post-graduate training in Hypnosis, EMDR, Acceptance and Commitment therapy, Emotion Code, Energy Psychology, Cranial Sacral methods, Crystal Healing and Acupressure techniques. Jennifer is also a Reiki Master.

Jennifer has 20 years of experience working in various settings including therapeutic group homes, special education schools, psychiatric hospitals, and various outpatient settings.

Jennifer’s article “Hypnotherapy with Children” was published in the Journal of Heart Centered Therapies.

She is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), National Board of Clinical Hypnotherapists (NBCCH), The Heart-Centered Therapies Association , EMDR International Association(EMDRIA), Soul Guidance and Soul Mentorship Association and Soul Lightening International.


  • ADHD-Adult and Child
  • Trauma
  • Addictions
  • Gifted and advanced level learners
  • Depression
  • Grief Counseling
  • Dissatisfaction with life
  • Weight loss issues
  • Anxiety
  • Relationship issues
  • Separation anxiety
  • Young adult issues
  • Phobias
  • College issues
  • Adolescent issues
  • Self-Esteem issues
  • Abuse Issues
  • Self-Injurious Behavior
  • Family of Origin concerns
  • School related issues
  • Medical Issues
  • Spiritual exploration and growth
  • Personal soul development
  • Trauma resolution
  • Mood disorders
  • Stress management

Jennifer has presented various topics of interest to many different groups of people over the years. Below is a list of topics presented:

Topics of Presentations to Parents, Professionals, Adolescents and Children

  • Pre-teen and Teen Leadership skills
  • Self Esteem
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Stress relief: Taming the Tiger
  • Hypnosis
  • Suicide prevention
  • Self-Injurious Behavior
  • Disciplining your adolescent
  • Anger Management
  • Meditation and mindfulness techniques
  • Seva Stress Release Trainer