Jada Hudson (M.S., LCPC, CADC), is a licensed counselor and owner of Hudson Clinical Counseling. For more than 20 years, Jada has explored and identified areas in her client’s lives helping them employ strategies to heal, grow and live.


Jada counsels women and children manage life’s transitions and challenges.  She is also trained to counsel first responders, including firefighters and police, who have experienced occupational stress and trauma. Jada’s uses a client-centered therapy approach that empowers the client with the tools they need to overcome their individual challenges.


First Responder Support from a Plano Counselor

Jada received specialized training as a first responder counselor and has dedicated herself to gaining a working knowledge of the unique first responder culture and experience. Firefighters, paramedics, police officers, dispatch, and other law enforcement officers often have to deal with an overwhelming amount of psychological and emotional stress, including PTSD. Jada offers support and counseling to these first responders. Jada has experience working with patients at an inpatient program for the treatment of substance abuse for first responders and paramedic. She is a certified Recovery Coach from Governor’s State University and is a CADC (Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor). 


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. 


Counseling for Children and Adolescents in Plano

As a high school and college counselor for 15 years, Jada is able to offer personality assessments, academic and career counseling as well as helping children and teens explore and identify the areas and issues detrimental to their emotional well-being.    Jada also has experience counseling children on issues related to pediatric oncology, grief and loss counseling as well as domestic abuse and sexual assault.

Counseling for Women in Plano

Jada understands the special needs of women, helping her clients find the tools and strategies they need to manage the everyday stresses of motherhood, a career, and caring for their families. Jada’s has full knowledge of the cycle of abuse and violence which she gained working in a domestic abuse women’s shelter. Jada helps women learn to identify the areas that need a change in their lives and helps them to heal, grow and live.

Jada's counseling specialties in Plano include:


Behavioral Management & Mental Health



Life & Strategy