Jada Hudson (M.S., LCPC, CADC), is a licensed clinical counselor and owner of Hudson Clinical Counseling. Jada explores and identifies areas that need to change in her client’s lives. She helps them employ strategies to heal, grow and live.


Jada is trained to counsel first responders, who have experienced occupational stress and trauma, as well as women, children and teens struggling to manage life’s transitions.  Jada has an eclectic approach which combines techniques from client-centered therapies that empower the client with the tools they need to overcome their particular challenges. She received her certification as a Recovery Coach from Governor’s State University through the Illinois Department of Human Services Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse. She earned her CADC (Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor) by the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association, Inc.   


North Aurora Counselor for First Responders

Jada has specialized training for first responders and has dedicated herself to gaining a working knowledge of the unique firefighter culture and experience. She offers support and counseling to first responders, who have to deal with an overwhelming amount of emotional and psychological stress related to their profession. She has also worked with patients within an inpatient program for treatment of substance abuse for firefighters and paramedics. She also runs a relapse prevention group for firefighters. Jada was invited to join the advisory committee for the Illinois Fire Service Institute in Champaign, IL.  Jada has also been published in Fire Engineering Magazine and Fire Rescue Magazine. Recently, she was invited to be the Keynote Speaker at The National Fire Academy. 


North Aurora Counselor for Children and Adolescents

Using her 15 years of experience as a high school and college counselor, Jada, as a North Aurora counselor, helps children and adolescents with behavioral and mental health counseling as well as personality assessments and academic and career counseling.  Throughout her career, she has helped her young clients explore and identify the areas and issues detrimental to their emotional well-being.  She also has experience in domestic abuse, sexual assault, and grief and loss counseling.


Counseling for Women in North Aurora

Jada understands the special needs of women. She helps her clients find the tools they need to manage the stresses of motherhood, a career, and caring for their families. Women will learn to identify the areas that need to change in their life and employ insightful strategies to heal, grow, and live. Jada also has experience working in a women’s domestic abuse shelter and has a thorough understanding of the cycle of violence.


Jada's specialties as a North Aurora counselor include:


Behavioral Management


Mental Health Conditions

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Stress Management

  • Suicidal Ideation