Our Therapists

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I believe in the power of showing up and providing genuine support in a positive, non judgmental, and comfortable environment. Regardless of what you may be suffering from (anxiety, depression, family issues, coming out, a life change, breakup, a gender or sexual identity transition) we can start the process of healing and problem solving through therapy.

 

Taking the first step to engage in therapy isn't easy, but it is brave and will be worth it. I offer a range of clinical services to adults of all ages, youth, children, and couples or romantic partnerships.

Areas of special interest include:

  • Trauma recovery and PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder)

  • Cognitive behavioral approach to anxiety and depression

  • Life transitions, building independence, finding community away from home, creating life balance

  • Emotion regulation work

  • Behavioral related challenges for children and families

  • LGBTQ+ gender identity, including transition services 

  • Therapy for couples and relationship units

 

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ADRIENNE KILBY (she/her/hers) LCSW-C
Clinical Social Worker/Therapist

Do you want to develop inner peace and healthier relationships, but worry you will never overcome painful feelings from your past? I help people struggling with anxiety, depression, shame/guilt, low self-esteem, and relationship conflicts. We can work together to uncover and heal the roots of challenging thoughts, feelings, and behaviors so you can find joy in a life that you live according to your values.

 

 My therapeutic style is interactive and easygoing, gentle and direct. My goal is to help you see all the factors that affect your situation, including the effects of oppressive social structures. I’m passionate about working with queer and trans people, and those recovering from stigmatizing religious backgrounds. 

I work with individual clients ages 18+

Areas of special interest include:

  • Anxiety and depression

  • Sex and sexuality

  • LGBTQIA+

  • Relationships (family, friend, workplace)

  • Caregivers of older adults and people with disabilities

  • Religious trauma

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COLIN BLAIR(he/him/his) LMSW
Social Worker/Therapist

I've worked in human services for over fourteen years, and my treatment approach is engaged and collaborative. I am experienced in Cognitive Behavioral Therapies (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, and Psychodynamic techniques.

 

Therapy is about healing and recovery, about rediscovering meaning and finding purpose. My mission is to create a compassionate, supportive, and non-judgmental space. I work with you to develop specific skills that will apply to your unique background and personality, and will have concrete value in your life. My practice is trauma-informed, anti-racist, and LGBTQIA affirming.

I work with adolescents ages 12 and up, as well as adults

Areas of special interest include:

  • Addiction

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Stress, Trauma, PTSD

  • Anger Management

  • Bipolar Disorder/Psychosis/Mood Disorders

  • Relationship Challenges 

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REBECCA FERM (she/her/hers) LCSW-C
Clinical Social Worker/Therapist

You may have noticed a change in your mood, or your ability to manage daily stressors. You’re adjusting to new life transitions, changes in relationships, or moving from home. I provide a space for you to be heard, to collaborate with you, and better understand your unique strengths and challenges. I specialize in treating adolescents, youth and young adults who may be struggling with anxiety, depression, or stressor-related issues. I use evidence-based interventions such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Person-Centered Therapy, with a strengths-based and trauma-informed lens.

My approach acknowledges the strengths and intersectional challenges faced by clients who experience institutionalized and overt stigma and prejudice due to their race, ethnicity, gender identity, and/ or sexual orientation. I offer a culturally sensitive and inclusive space for everyone and explore unique outlets and opportunities for growth and healing.

 

Areas of special interest include:

  • Anxiety 
    Depression

  • Self Esteem 

  • Adjustment/ Life Transitions 

  • Attachment/ Relationships 

  • Stress/ Trauma/ PTSD 

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CHELSEA MOREAU (she/her/hers) LCPC
Licensed Professional Counselor/Therapist 

I believe that the best predictor of successful outcomes is an environment that fosters growth. I strive to achieve this through inclusivity, support, and openness. Using an eclectic range of approaches, we will explore the challenges that you have been facing and strategies to overcome them. Improved wellness and quality of life are possible. I would love to walk beside you in that journey.

I provide individual therapy to adults with a Cognitive Behavioral lens-supplemented with other perspectives, based on client needs. Therapy is not “one size fits all” and I strive to provide a safe and supportive space for you to discover and celebrate your natural strengths. 

I work with individual adults 18+

Areas of special interest include:

  • Anxiety

  • Mood Disorders

  • Depression

  • Sleep concerns

  • Trauma/PTSD

  • Grief

  • Life Transitions and adjustments

  • Stress Management and Self-Care Management

  • Boundary establishment and interpersonal skills

  • Communication and relationship skills 

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AMY KIRBY (they/them) LCSW-C
Clinical Social Worker/Therapist

As a non-binary, queer clinician - I’m passionate about supporting LGBTQIA+ people who want to improve their lives, work through deeper issues, and live authentically.


My therapeutic style is warm, direct, and collaborative and my clinical specialties include working with clients who are exploring gender expression, identity, or transition, sexuality, relationships and attachment, and neurodivergent identities. We’ll work together to increase self-acceptance, improve your relationships, and build self-worth. We’ll explore ways to identify feelings, stressors, strengths, and challenges, while cultivating new skills and practices to help you live well. I practice from an anti-racist, person-centered, trauma-informed, and de- pathologizing perspective. I am a sex-positive clinician affirming of sexual diversity, fluidity, polyamory, monogamy, kink, BDSM, sexuality professionals, and other relational styles and identities. 

I work with individual adults 18+

Areas of special interest include:

  • LGBTQIA+ 

  • Gender Expression, Exploration, Transition

  • Neurodivergent Identities

  • Attachment and Relationships

  • Anxiety, Depression, Mood Disorders

  • Trauma Recovery, PTSD, C-PTSD

  • Stress Identification and Management

  • Grief and Loss of Companion Animals/Pets

 
 
 
 
MELISSA COLE (she/her/hers) LCSW-C
Clinical Social Worker/Therapist/Clinical Supervisor

I believe everyone deserves a safe space to reflect on life experiences, to express themselves, and to talk about things that are important to them. I believe this place needs to provide encouragement, feedback, and tools to help each person become empowered to further their personal development and healing.  The core of my practice focuses on helping those who've been impacted by multiple losses, broken relationships, violent life events, unstable home lives, systemic oppression, or interpersonal violence. I also provide clinical services for secondary trauma, vicarious trauma and/or compassion fatigue.  

 While you know yourself better than anyone, your experience gives you the courage to embrace new change. I look forward to supporting you on your journey. 

I work with teens (16 years and older) and adults.

Areas of special interest include:

  • Trauma Processing / Trauma-Informed Recovery

  • Interpersonal Violence  (family, partner, stranger, community, childhood)

  • Life transitions / Creating Life Balance

  • Emotion Regulation Work (anger management, stress management, anxiety work)

  • Identity / Self-Esteem / Self-Care

  • Readjustment Post Incarceration

  • Grief and Loss

  • Clinical supervision for LMSW/LGSWs in the state of Maryland

 
 
 
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I am a non-binary, queer clinician invested in the wellbeing of the LGBTQIA+ community and beyond. As a therapist I am thoughtful, warm, and communicative.  My specialties include gender exploration and affirmation; self-identity and self-esteem development; coping with stress, depression, and anxiety. I am also certified in processing and healing from trauma; developing mindfulness and recovering from substance use disorders. You deserve a therapist that can start where you are, validate your unique experiences, help you envision where you want to be, and support you every step of the way

I work with older adolescents (16 years+) and adults

Areas of special interest include:

  • LGBTQIA+

  • Gender Exploration and Affirmation

  • Stress, Trauma, PTSD

  • Depression and Anxiety

  • Mindfulness

  • Substance Use Disorders

  • Clinical Supervision for LMSW, LGPC, LGADC, CPC-AD, CAC-AD, CSC-AD

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 As your therapist, my goal is to empower you to identify and confront patterns and behavior that are no longer serving you. I am thoughtful and engaging, with an ability to connect and guide you through the therapeutic process.  I am an individual and couples therapist-working with adults and all types of relationships. I use Brainspotting and EMDR to help recover from trauma, depression, anxiety, and past challenges. I help navigate challenging life transitions through support and planning. With couples/partners I aid in identifying and healing hurt, while improving goals and communication. 

I work with adults and couples

Areas of special interest include:

  • Anxiety

  • Life Transitions

  • Stress, Trauma, PTSD

  • Couples/Partner Therapy

  • Brainspotting and EMDR

  • Mindfulness 

SARA MURRY (she/they) LCSW-C
Clinical Social Worker/Therapist
STEPHANIE LEACH (she/her) LCPC
Licensed Professional Counselor/Therapist
 
 
 
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MAEVE McDEVITT (She/Her)
Graduate Intern

Our relationships are at the core of leading meaningful and fulfilled lives. When these relationships suffer, it can leave us with feelings of despair, loneliness, and loss. Whether it be a breach of trust through infidelity, a loss of connection, or persistent fights without resolve, we will work together to restore and strengthen these bonds. My approach to therapy is honest and direct while remaining compassionate in order to create a safe, non-judgmental environment. I work with couples using techniques rooted in Gottman theory, as well as adult individuals facing challenges such as anxiety and depression  My goal is for you to feel understood, genuinely supported, and ultimately empowered to make the changes you seek both personally and in your relationships. 

I work with couples and adults

 

Areas of special interest include:

  • Relationships

  • Communication

  • LGBTQIA+

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Life transitions

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I believe that everyone has the chance to create a life of authenticity and meaning. Change is never easy, but I work to create a safe and comfortable environment to explore your feelings and address your challenges.My approach includes aspects of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, psychodynamic and Solution focused therapy. I seek to help clients by encouraging self-compassion, empowering them to make their own life decisions, and building up a specialized set of tools for coping with life, all while using a sense of humor and genuine connection.

I work with older adolescents (16 years+) and adults

Areas of special interest include:

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • LGBTQIA+

  • Life transitions

  • Stress and trauma

  • Self-esteem

  • Relationships

  • Establishing boundaries and assertiveness training

 

 
NAOMI SWENSON (she/they) LMSW
Social Work/Therapist
 
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JULIA LECLAIRE (she/her) LMSW 

Social Work/Therapist

My desire as your therapist is to offer a safe and non-judgmental space for you to show up as your authentic self. I believe in working collaboratively with you to address mental health challenges including depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, self-esteem, eating disorders and body image issues that currently prevent you from living wholeheartedly. We all experience strength and struggle throughout life, often at the same time. If you have reached a point where you feel the struggle is unmanageable, I want to help you by exploring the strength within you to create a better present and future.

I work with older adolescents (16 years+) and adults

 

Areas of special interest include:

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Eating Disorders/Disordered Eating

  • Self-esteem and Body Image

  • Boundary work with relationships

  • Health and Aging