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 About Jenni Odell, MA          

Experience and Credentials

A graduate of Simpson University's MA in Counseling Psychology program in 2012, Jenni has served our community population as a school-based counselor within the Redding School District under Marcella Thompson, LCSW and as a private practice intern under the supervision and employment of Dr. DaLene Forester Thacker, LMFT/LPCC (MFC33095/LPC629).  Jenni has co-facilitated parenting groups and women's groups focused on body image, maternal legacies, and issues of self-concept.  She completed the Daring Way (TM) National Training in February of 2014, and is currently a Certified Daring Way (TM) Facilitator - Candidate, co-facilitating 3-day intensive workshops, one-day workshops and providing informational talks to professionals and organizations on Daring Way (TM) concepts.  Feel free to contact Jenni with any requests for presentations at your organization.  In addition, she has completed the Externship in Emotionally-Focused Couple's Therapy under Dr. Susan Johnson in June of 2012, and co-researched a qualitative study with couples in which males had sustained spinal cord injuries.  She presented the findings at a local educational symposium, at a state-level symposium in San Diego, and at the 2012 AAMFT National Conference in Charlotte, North Carolina.  She is also trained in EMDR, a highly efficacious method for working with trauma, including PTSD, anxiety, fears and phobias, and has completed Level I & Level II training with Kathryn Ranken, LMFT on Sandplay Therapy.


Jenni is a member of the Redding Regional Chapter of CAMFT (California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists) and has served on the board as treasurer for the 2013 and 2014 terms.  She is also a member of AAMFT (American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists), and can be found as a member of the Daring Way(TM) community at   (*LMFT90971)  She is also a co-founder and charter member of Body Revolution Inc, a non-profit in Redding, California focused on promoting positive body images and supporting services for clients with disordered eating and their families.  

Want to learn more about Body Revolution Inc? Visit us here


You can see more information about Jenni and the workshops she co-facilitates with Dr Forester Thacker by visiting here

What is Daring Way?

The Daring Way (TM) is a highly experiential methodology based on the research of Dr. Brene Brown.  The method was developed to help men, women, and adolescents learn how to show up, be seen, and live braver lives.  The primary focus is on developing shame resilience skills and developing daily practices that transform the way we live, love, parent and lead.  It can be facilitated in clinical, educational, and professional settings and is suitable for work with individuals, couples, families, work teams, and organizational leaders.


Further information is available at Daring Way (TM)



"Do not orphan any part of who you are or the story your life is unfolding.  It is all valuable."

Contact Jenni Odell, MA


Park Marina Center for Wellbeing

(Next door to Cinema 8 Movies)

353 Park Marina Circle, Redding, CA 96001


Jenni's Work Line: 530-355-0115

Please leave a voicemail and I will return your call

within 24-48 business hours


Office Contact: 530-245-9221

Fax: 530-245-9222


Office Hours for Appointments:

Mondays: Noon-6pm

Tuesdays: Noon-7:30pm

Wednesday: 9am-6:30pm

Thursdays: 9am-5pm


These hours are subject to change.  Appointments requested outside of these hours are coordinated on a case by case basis.  Friday-Sunday are not available for private sessions.

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