Ashton, MD 20861
Clinical Social Worker/Therapist
Welcome and I hope you find the information that will encourage you to take that step toward your personal wellness. I strongly believe in the value of therapy and I feel privileged to be a part of the healing community.
In my practice, I strive to empower you to make healthy changes that will positively impact your life. I work with sensitivity and warmth to create an accepting environment where you can feel safe and free to explore your thoughts and feelings despite how difficult or painful they might be. There may be times when your life seems out of balance, whether the issues pertain to home, work, or relationships. My goal is to collaborate with you to help you find the peace and joy in life that you deserve.
My style is empathic, interactive, supportive, and collaborative and varies in response to your needs and preferences. My approach is holistic and honors the oneness of mind, body and spirit. Our work together is solution focused.
|Practice Specialties or Interests:
in bold text)
Adult Children of Alcoholics
Victims of Sexual/Physical/Emotional Abuse
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Masters in Social Work
|Additional Licenses/ Certifications:
||Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing
Rational Emotive Therapy
|National Association of Social Workers|
|Maryland Association of Social Workers|
Any PPO (with Out-of-Network Benefits)
PPO insurance plans
|Insurance and Billing Instructions:
||I participate with PPO insurance plans as an out of network provider. I provide the necessary billing and diagnosis documentation for submission to insurance companies. I now also accept major credit cards.
||flexible, by appointment, day and evening hours
||I provide a strengths-based counseling approach that focuses on solutions. This means that I look for strengths that are available to you that can help you reach your goals. I collaborate with you to identify problem areas, overcome barriers and create changes that will provide the most meaningful and effective results.
Steps to create positive change start at our first session and continue to develop throughout our counseling relationship and beyond. Your success is based upon us working together towards your established goals while maintaining a flexible and varied approach.
Support comes from a variety of sources; therefore, I help you build and strengthen lasting, healthy connections in your life, wherever they can be found. Respect for your views, personal beliefs, confidentiality and individuality is of utmost concern. I promote strategies that create hope for the future and I value your right to self-determination.