A Licensed Professional Counselor, Heidi specializes in the treatment of stress, anxiety, and grief related mental health challenges. With over 15 years experience in the counseling field, and as a Ph.D. graduate from Loyola University Maryland.
Graduated from Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Loyola, Emily specializes in integrating yoga and mindfulness techniques in working with clients who experience trauma, including sexual assault and domestic violence.
A Licensed Clinical Social Worker of 18 years, Cindy specializing in families and children. She provides therapy services for children, families, parents, and adults. Her passion is to strengthen relationships to help children thrive. Cindy is a Graduate of University Maryland School of Social Work and is a Certified Circle of Security Parent Facilitator.
She holds an M.S. degree from the Johns Hopkins University's Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. Nicole also has a B.S. degree in Finance from the University of Pittsburgh. Before changing careers, she was a Project Manager for a large software company. Nicole has experience working with adults, adolescents, and children, each with their own unique strengths and challenges.
As a lifelong seeker for wholeness in personal, professional and spiritual life, Jan is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with an MA in Clinical Psychology from Towson University, focusing on supporting the journeys of clients toward resilience and fulfillment, through mindfulness-based counseling. An expression of positive psychology, mindfulness-based counseling helps clients rediscover their inherent strengths and skills, and develop greater capacities and strategies for leading valued lives.
Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor (LGPC) trained at Johns Hopkins University, specializing in the treatment of anxiety, depression, and addictions. Prior to counseling, Lavina worked in the fields of community health, international public health, and Integrative Nutrition Health Coaching. Lavina’s bi-cultural background also influences her stance toward the inherent worth and dignity of every person.
Sean Newhart is a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor and received his doctoral degree in Counselor Education from the College of William & Mary and his master’s degree in Counselor Education (Clinical Mental Health Counseling) from Clemson University. Sean has worked across a variety of contexts, including batterers intervention, partial hospitalization, university counseling centers, and a clinic for couples and families. Sean believes the establishment of a strong therapeutic relationship is paramount to effective psychotherapy and integrates a range of interventions based on his clients and their presenting difficulties.
I have been an educator, counselor, and coach my entire adult life. As a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) with a Master’s of Education, (Counseling and Consulting Psychology - EdM), I have worked in public and private schools, community health organizations, and Maryland Correctional Institutions (Facilitator for Alternatives to Violence Program). I earned my Master’s in Social Work (MSW) from the University of Maryland, my EdM from Harvard School of Education, and my Bachelor of Arts from Williams College. My approach to therapy is very much client centered with the goal of helping my clients recognize and build on their own strengths. Through my compassionate listening, the people I work with feel heard, seen, and valued so that they recognize in themselves their own resiliency as they navigate the challenges in their lives.
Zoe Jack earned her Master’s degree in social work from the University of Maryland where she specialized in clinical work with families and children. Zoe has over four years of experience working with adults, adolescents, and children in a therapeutic capacity. Some of her professional experiences include practicing in the deserts of Utah as a wilderness therapy guide and working in the forests of Vermont as a behavior interventionist for individuals exposed to early trauma. In 2017, Zoe had the opportunity to thru hike the 2,190 mile Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine, solidifying her therapeutic philosophy that connection and presence lead to meaningful healing and growth.
Zoe also holds her registered yoga teacher certification through the Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Maryland and believes in bringing holistic, grounded approaches to each therapeutic relationship.
Katja Engel-Hughes is a graduate student of clinical mental health counseling at Liberty University. She has earned a B.S. degree in Business and Hospitality and Tourism Management from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. After having worked for more than ten years as a Pharmaceutical and Medical Sales Representative for one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies, Katja took time off to raise her children before pursuing her Master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling at Liberty University. Her anticipated graduation date is December 2020. Katja draws on fundamental psychotherapy and counseling approaches that facilitate insight, compassion, and understanding into one’s own thoughts and experiences. Katja believes providing clients with a safe and trusting environment is crucial in helping clients develop personal growth, self-awareness, acceptance, and self-compassion in order to overcome life challenges and provide clients with therapeutic tools to achieve greater peace within themselves. Understanding each client has their own unique needs and goals, Katja provides a personalized holistic counseling approach to reduce stress, anxiety, and depression. Through the techniques of acceptance and commitment therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and mindfulness therapy, Katja aspires to support clients to develop and work toward achieving personal goals, as well as providing clients with tools to become more aware of the connections between the body and mind.
Clinical Supervisor, Licensed Professional Counselor
Donna earned her Master’s Degree in 2004 from Loyola University in MD in Pastoral Counseling. This unique program, holistic in nature, integrated psychology and spirituality to help consider the whole person’s well-being. Donna is passionate about this approach to help her clients access the wisdom that already resides in them to allow healing and growth.
Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Loyola University Maryland. I have worked at community based mental health centers working with people in the areas of grief and loss, addiction, depression, bipolar, anxiety, trauma, relational problems, those transitioning out of the criminal justice system, and others going through various life adjustments
A graduate of the Master of Science in Clinical Social Work program at Columbia University and believes that healthy relationships with ourselves and others are one of the keys to emotional well-being.
Shannon believes in the healing power of connection and conversation. Her goal is to help you feel heard, and to better connect with your thoughts, feelings, and the world around you. Shannon earned a Master of Education in Counseling and Development from George Mason University and a Post Masters Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy from Grand Canyon University. Fun fact: Shannon's undergraduate studies and first career were in engineering! She enjoys her work now as a counselor and is living a purpose-driven life. Shannon is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC).
Welcome! My name is Jackie Aston, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW-C. As humans, we can feel deep and personal emotions that can be challenging to understand and experience . These feelings can leave you feeling confused, drained, and stressed. t believe that therapy can be a way to receive support and insight to create more meaning and hope in our lives.
A Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor, Cathy received her Masters degree in Counseling Psychology from Loyola University in Baltimore, Maryland. She specializes in anxiety, depression, behavior modification, stress, relationship problems and parenting education. Cathy enjoys working with children, teens and young adults to help them navigate the stresses of life and help them achieve peace of mind
A Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor, Patty earned her Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health from the Department of Pastoral Counseling at Loyola University of Maryland. Patty provides a balanced holistic approach to therapy tailored to each individual. She aspires to foster an environment for her clients that cultivates deeper awareness, self-acceptance and inner compassion to bring about a meaningful, more balanced life.
licensed graduate professional counselor, Kate graduated from Loyola University Maryland in a program with a spiritually integrated emphasis and have worked in a variety of clinical mental health settings as well as a teacher and a school counselor. Kate has completed numerous trainings in mindfulness, breathwork, and nutrition and has a passion for addressing the whole person, mind, body, and spirit.
I am a full time Registered Nurse, and a Riso-Hudson Certified Enneagram Teacher through the Enneagram Institute. I am also a professional member of the International Enneagram Association. I have been working since 2012 as an Enneagram coach with individuals one on one and assisting couples/partners in their relational strengths and challenges using the Enneagram as a guide. I currently teach both Introductory Enneagram courses as well as Going Deeper with the Enneagram workshops for Well for the Journey and The Meadow. I lead Enneagram workshops for schools, businesses, ministries, non profits and Board of Directors. I also lead Enneagram guided retreats for small groups, churches and businesses.
Clinical Supervisor, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
A Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a master’s degree from the University of Maryland School of Social Work. Erin has over 20 years of experience working with individuals in both clinical and non-clinical settings. Erin’s diverse professional career has helped her to understand and guide clients, both in their personal and professional lives, towards healing and growth
Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW), Registered Yoga Teacher and a Certified Yoga Nidra Facilitator trained in the Integrative Amrit Method. I earned a Masters in Social Work (MSW) from the University of California Berkeley School of Social Welfare, a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Haverford College and studied Philosophy of Healing in Action at The Maryland University of Integrative Health. My psychotherapy practice incorporates insights and techniques drawn from contemplative traditions in addition to more traditional therapeutic interventions.
Nurse psychotherapist who brings her experience as a registered nurse to her psychotherapy practice. Karen specializes in working with patients, loved ones, or caregivers to navigate the impact of health issues whether acute or chronic
A Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) trained at Towson University, Bradford specializes in the treatment of anxiety, stress-management, depression, and working with major life transitions. Bradford places a strong emphasis on self-care, finding healthy outlets for stress, and building communication skills. Bradford comes from a community mental health background and prior to counseling, has worked as a researcher for the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, worked with adults on the Autism spectrum at the Hussman Center, taught classes at REI, in addition to running an outdoor organization at a local university. Bradford’s eclectic background inspires a variety of creative approaches that he brings into the therapeutic space.
I have been a teacher for 9 years. I am passionate about educating the whole person- mind, body, and spirit. In order to deepen my connection to those I serve, I went back to school to get my Masters of Science in Counseling from Loyola University of Maryland. Today I enjoy both my work as a teacher and counselor.
Katie earned her Master of Arts in School Psychology from Towson University with additional coursework in Counseling Psychology from Grand Canyon University. She spent more than 20 years at the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore providing treatment for individual and family problems within the clinic, home, and school settings. In her practice, she works with children, adolescents and their families to address a wide range of behavioral difficulties.
Carey earned her Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the Department of Pastoral Counseling at Loyola University of Maryland. She approaches counseling with the perspective that each client is a unique and valuable individual who can benefit from empathetic, personalized support.
Phillip has experience teaching a wide variety of ages, backgrounds, and abilities and uses his MA in Instructional Systems Design to determine the needs of the participant and help them develop skills in mindfulness meditation with tools for body, heart, mind, and community. Phillip will work with the participant to tailor a coaching plan to help them meet their goals for mindfulness practices including kindness, compassion, and forgiveness which can be applied to relationships, conflict, trauma, organizational wisdom, and societal change.
Susan follows an Integrative and Holistic approach to mental health counseling. She believes the impact of physiological stressors on one’s mental health are sometimes overlooked and resources which bring a client strength and meaning can be holistically integrated into therapy. When working with client’s struggling with anxiety, she has noted the value of addressing an “overreactive” alarm system which may have been ingrained early in life. She has seen anxiety reduced in clients through mindfulness and the practice of breathwork.