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40 therapists in Maryland accepting Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Kenya Pace

(she/her)

Kenya Pace profile image
LCPC
6 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Solution oriented
Virtual
I am the wife of a Retired Combat Veteran and a mother to four beautiful children. I understand the complexities of being separated from your spouse for extended periods and feeling alone in the relationship and raising the children. Even the most well-prepared and successful person can find themselves wondering how things became so complicated, messy, or challenging, and feel at a loss when it comes to what to do to put the pieces back together. People have been shaped and molded by their past experiences, both good and bad. Often, people feel drawn to focus on the bad experiences, leading to pain and struggles of many kinds.

Next available: Jun 24

Karen Ann Schmid

(she/her)

Karen Ann Schmid profile image
LCSW-C
30 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
As a member of the Rainbow community, LGBTQI+ clients can find a safe space to land, I have a special connection with others within my community. I am happy to help & I’ve got your back! Authenticity is my strength as well as my style of choice. I celebrate when women can find their own unique and powerful identities as people and find their special strengths and abilities. May I have the privilege of helping you discover how wonderful you really are? I am a 1990 graduate of the University of Maryland’s School of Social Work. I have a MSW, with a concentration in clinical social work. I am licensed as an MD LCSW-C. I have extensive knowledge and experience in working with clients who are seeking clinical support with issues across the mental health/wellness spectrum.

Next available: Jul 3

Dr. Shannon D. Howard, PsyD, LCPC, LPC, CSOTP

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Dr. Shannon D. Howard, PsyD, LCPC, LPC, CSOTP profile image
LCPC
21 years of experience
Empowering
Open-minded
Authentic
Virtual
Dr. Shannon Howard is a highly sought-after professional counselor and CEO of SinClair McCoy, LLC. She serves as a sexual relationship specialist who focuses on assisting women and men with healing from childhood trauma surrounding sexual abuse. Her extensive educational background consists of dual degrees in both Counseling and Clinical Psychology with a focus on Philosophy and Women’s Studies. She also possesses specialized training in trauma relating to the treatment of sex offenders and survivors of sexual assault. She believes that every client is unique in their way and that each person’s story is different. This is the catalyst behind her coaching methodology. Using targeted strategies and personalized coaching approaches, she works with couples and individuals to help them transition from victim to victor. Dr. Howard helps clients face their past trauma by uncovering and resolving the root issue, assessing desired outcomes, and implementing a plan of action that leads them toward living a more optimal life experience. She is the author under the alias Sinclair McCoy of The Alternative book trilogy. She speaks nationally to the masses on a variety of topics including: Life After Sexual Abuse Finding Your Sexy After Sexual Abuse Regaining Your Body Trust And much more She is the owner of a private practice AND co-owner/ managing partner of a group practice in Maryland. She is a full-time psychotherapist, author & Dating/Relationship Coach: Services offered include individual & family counseling. She has been in the counseling field since 2002 and is passionate to serve a variety of clientele. Her thriving outpatient mental health practice serves clients located in the D. C. Metropolitan region and Southern Maryland. Currently, she conducts counseling sessions VIRTUAL ONLY. Whatever the area you are willing to target to gain a new perspective, heal or become empowered, she welcomes the opportunity to serve. I am LQBTQIA+allied, sex-positive, kink-friendly and nurturing to clients within this community. I also help clients navigate open relationships (ENM), polyamory, and non-traditional relationship arrangements. https://www.kapprofessionals.org/kap_directory/26449/dr-shannon-d-howard/ I Look forward to seeing you soon. Dr. Shannon D. Howard, PsyD, LCPC, LPC, CSOTP PLEASE NOTE: *I WILL CONDUCT ALL TELEMENTAL HEALTH SESSIONS VIA ZOOM. **I CAN ONLY SEE CLIENTS WHO ARE IN THE STATES OF DC AND MD AT THE TIME OF THEIR SCHEDULED SESSION, DURING THIS SUMMER SEASON, PLEASE BE MINDFUL IF YOU ARE IN ANOTHER STATE YOU WILL NEED TO SCHEDULE ONCE YOU ARE IN YOUR HOME STATE (DC OR MD). ***I AM NOT WORKING WITH COUPLES AT THIS TIME. **** I DO NOT OFFER COACHING SERVICES THROUGH GROW THERAPY IT IS NOT A MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE. *****ALL APPOINTMENTS ARE ON THE HALF HOUR (12:30, 1:30, 2:30, etc).

Next available: Jun 21

Tracey Cox

(she/her)

Tracey Cox profile image
LCPC
7 years of experience
Open-minded
Humorous
Authentic
Virtual
Hello, I am a licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the State of Maryland and New York. I received Master Degree in 2018. I have worked with various individuals, including depression, anxiety, bipolar, addiction, substance abuse, and communication challenges. All these individuals have one thing in common: they want to be heard and have a safe place to speak their truth. I find that it is an honor to be able to listen to and collaborate with clients on their sensitive issues.

Next available: Jul 7

Tamitha Davis-Rama, LCSW-C, LICSW

(she/her)

Tamitha Davis-Rama, LCSW-C, LICSW profile image
LCSW-C
30 years of experience
Holistic
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
Hello Beautiful, Congratulations in taking this step in your therapeutic journey. My name is Tamitha and I am a Licensed Psychotherapist, Holistic Healer and the founder of Hello Beautiful Therapy. Do you feel pulled in a million and one different directions? Are you struggling to keep up with your relationships, work, or health? Is it hard to be kind to yourself? If you answered yes to any of the questions, I am excited to connect with you. I help women manage anxiety and avoid feeling defeated. I have a bachelor's degree in social work from Howard University; a master’s degree in social work from Virginia Commonwealth University; and a bachelor’s degree in Metaphysics from the University of Sedona. Having over 30 years of professional clinical experience and working with those managing conflict and trauma has equipped me to help you identify what is not working and get you to your state of balance. We will use a whole-person approach, addressing the needs of your mind, body, and spirit. I integrate talking, mindfulness and getting aligned to how your body feels to help you develop a stronger relationship with yourself. I love mixing body movement work and conversation to get to the root of your struggles. Whether you are dealing with feeling overwhelmed, relationship issues or cycles of anxiety and depression, I am here to help. Seeking therapy can feel scary, but you are making the right choice and have taken the first step. You deserve a safe space to heal and grow. In our sessions together, I will meet you with compassion and evidence-based techniques so you can face the challenges and habits that are holding you back. Let’s work together.

Next available: Jun 24

Rashid Jalloh

(he/him)

Rashid Jalloh profile image
LCSW-C
13 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hi!, I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker based in Maryland. I received my Masters from Howard University in Washington DC and have been practicing for the last 13 years. I help people struggling with life issues cope and overcome their struggles and continue to function as best as they can.

Next available: Jun 18

Nancy Juila

(she/her)

Nancy Juila profile image
LCPC
15 years of experience
Solution oriented
Direct
Virtual
Hi! I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Maryland, where I was initially licensed. I have also been licensed in 9 other states (AZ, CO, IA, ID, NE, NV, VA, UT, WI). I have been actively working as a mental health therapist for 15 years. I have been helping adults with anger issues, adults who want to gain coping skills and strategies, discussing different perspectives and insights toward self, relationships with others, and their situations. I have been working with adults with existential crises, issues with motivation, low self-confidence, and communication challenges effectively. Additionally, I like working with older adults and adults who are going through phase of life changes. ***Due to my externship hours, my availability is extremely limited. If you feel that I could be a good fit for you but scheduling was a problem, please reach out to me; we can explore options. I apologize for the inconvenience.

Next available: Jun 27

Joy Phillips-Schwartz

(she/her)

Joy Phillips-Schwartz profile image
LCSW-C
13 years of experience
Warm
Holistic
Authentic
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked in the mental health field for over 15 years providing an array of mental health services to clients. I currently provide therapeutic services for adults, couples, and families. I am also trained as a forensic interviewer and work with victims of Sexual Abuse. I also work with clients who are experiencing depression, anxiety, and personal crises. I have been trained in various psychotherapy models such as Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive-Behavioral, and Trauma therapies. I make every effort to understand my clients' needs and to help them work through challenging situations. I strongly believe in the value of therapy and the impact it has on helping heal past traumas and anxieties. I am here to support and guide you through the healing process so that you can live the life you choose to live. Joy-Ann also utilizes faith-based methods for clients who prefer therapy from a Christian perspective

Next available: Jul 9

Alice, XiaoRan Zhao

(she/her)

Alice, XiaoRan Zhao profile image
LCPC
7 years of experience
Empowering
Warm
Direct
Virtual
Hello, I am glad that you stopped by! I am Alice (XiaoRan), Zhao. As an Asian woman and immigrant, I bring a unique perspective to my clients. I have personally dealt with challenges and barriers to adjusting to different cultures, identities, and societal expectations. I provide a safe and healing space for you to work on frightening and stressful experiences that happened to you, whether that can be traumatic events or discriminations that you encountered in your life. It is common to experience side effects of trauma where it feels like you have a lot of negative thoughts, difficult emotions, and physical responses. Trauma can be hard to articulate with words and difficult to describe the memories related to them. In therapy, we can use Brainspotting to process these stressful experiences and symptoms without talking too much about them. If you are an international student, first-generation immigrant, or international worker. I understand that there are many challenges that we face here in the United States. Such as dealing with the USCIS with different types of visas, getting assimilated with a different culture, and learning a different language. As a counselor, I am not only dedicated to empowering individuals but also to bringing hope to their journey to recovery.

Next available: Jun 20

Ari Rosner

Ari Rosner profile image
LCSW-C
7 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Virtual
Hello, Ari here. Are you constantly putting out fires? Do you ever feel like a better life is waiting for you but you just can't seem to reach it? You know what you need to do but you're still nervous. I’m here for you. Together, we will put you in the best position to make clear choices about your life with confidence. Working together, we will help you regain control of your automatic thoughts and feelings so that YOU can make conscious choices and own them.

Next available: Jun 17

Paulette Moore

Paulette Moore profile image
LCPC
10 years of experience
Solution oriented
Intelligent
Warm
Virtual
Are you feeling depressed and anxious? Are you finding your life is in turmoil because you have to make a change? Maybe you are changing careers or jobs, you’re recently divorced, your home is now an empty nest, or you are retiring. These are only a few of life’s transitions that can bring on depression and anxiety. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, the therapy I use most often, states that A (Antecedent action or event) + B (our belief about that antecedent action or event) = Consequences, (depression or happiness). If you think of a transition or event (A) as a negative experience (B), you will experience the consequences of your belief, as depression and anxiety (C-negative) or as happiness and excitement (C-positive). Unfortunately, many of us view a transition or change as a bad thing, a time when we are facing the unknown without a map. I would like to help you see change as an opportunity, a time for growth and exploration. Come with me. Together we can make change a positive force for a bright future. please schedule appoints only on the hour.😀

Next available: Jun 17

Dr. Carlos J. Carmona-Goyena

Dr. Carlos J. Carmona-Goyena profile image
PhD
18 years of experience
Intelligent
Humorous
Solution oriented
Virtual
Welcome! With over 18 years of experience and a Doctorate in Counseling Psychology granted at the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico, I am best positioned to serve individuals and families navigating challenges such as family conflicts, trauma, PTSD, and anxiety. My therapeutic expertise extends across various cultural contexts, having practiced in Puerto Rico and Massachusetts, and currently holding active licenses in Maryland and Virginia.

Next available: Jun 26

Mareesa Bruny

(she/her)

Mareesa Bruny profile image
LPC
6 years of experience
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
Hello, welcome to your wellness journey. My name is Mareesa, I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Georgia. Over the years I have worked with a variety of populations to assist my clients in their journey. I have provided individual and group therapy to children & adolescents in foster care, adults with mental health and substance use disorders, and adults in the correctional system. I am currently providing individual and group therapy to adults 18 years old and up.

Next available: Jun 21

Latisha Christensen

(she/her)

Latisha Christensen profile image
LCSW-C
7 years of experience
Empowering
Warm
Solution oriented
Virtual
Latisha S. Christensen is a licensed clinical social worker who specializes in complex trauma, race issues, and financial therapy for the treatment of money-related disorders. She practices virtually at Money Talks Baltimore LLC for clients residing Maryland, Virginia, NC and SC and Money Talks Tampa, LLC for clients in Florida. "The most ignored relationship is our relationship with money despite the meaning it has in all the spaces of life. It dictates your status, where you live, what your drive and who you associate with. I believe a healthy relationship with money is the key to wholeness and mental health."

Next available: Jun 24

Roslynn Scott-Adams

Roslynn Scott-Adams profile image
LCSW-C
32 years of experience
Virtual
Greetings, I am a licensed social worker who has been practicing for 32 years. I absolutely love helping others, and I have also worked in mental health for 30 years. I earned my MSW at Howard University and my PhD in Social Work from The Catholic University of America in 2007. I aim to provide a safe and non-judgmental space for everyone I work with to resolve issues that are most challenging to them.

Next available: Jun 22

Jackie Biscoe

(she/her)

Jackie Biscoe profile image
LCPC
10 years of experience
Open-minded
Warm
Authentic
Virtual
Stress and trauma take a toll on our bodies both mentally and physically. Therapy can help release that energy and process emotions. Some things I can help with are managing stress, healing from past trauma, identity exploration, and just navigating how to function and find joy in this crazy world. I tend to connect and work well with professionals with autism.

Next available: Jun 18

Rodney Lyles

(he/him)

Rodney Lyles profile image
LCPC
16 years of experience
Humorous
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Virtual
Hello. I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) based in the state of Maryland. I received my Master's Degree from Lincoln University (PA) in 2004. I have been licensed as an LCPC since 2017. I provide Individual Therapy towards adults struggling with emotional and mental challenges in an effort to bring out the best person in a safe environment.

Next available: Jul 11

Lorraine Helferich

(she/her)

Lorraine Helferich profile image
LCPC
9 years of experience
Empowering
Open-minded
Virtual
I have a master of science in mental health counseling from Capella University. I am trained to work with individuals, groups, families and couples. I also have extensive knowledge and sensitivity in working with individuals experiencing anxiety, depression, bipolar, difficult life transitions, parenting issues, relationship problems, LGBTQIA issues and other life challenges. My understanding of counseling comes from many different theoretical orientations. I believe that the client or clients have the solutions to their dilemmas within one’s self. Therefore the counselor does not have the “answers” to the client’s “problem” but is a facilitator of the process that helps the client take responsibility and action and come to a resolution. I am here to support and guide you on that journey.

Next available: Jul 2

Eric Ndichu

(he/him)

Eric Ndichu profile image
LCSW-C
15 years of experience
Virtual
I am a licensed clinical social worker and practice in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virgnia. I have been providing therapy for close to 15 years to help my client address mental health symptoms including depression, trauma, life transitions and anxiety. I believe people are inherently capable of managing their circumstances but sometimes require some assistance from a therapist to succeed.

Next available: Jun 15

Dr. Sarah Renee Langley

(she/her)

Dr. Sarah Renee Langley profile image
LCPC
29 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) based in DC, Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania. I help young adults struggling with career stress and burnout become the best versions of themselves. I obtained my PhD in Human Behavior at Capella University, a Masters Degree in Clinical Counseling at Eastern University, and a Bachelors in Psychology Degree at West Chester University.

Next available: Jun 21

Roberto Martinez

(he/him)

Roberto Martinez profile image
LCPC
7 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
I specialize in providing counseling for anxiety, loss, relationship challenges, and trauma with a focus on increasing self-esteem and building onto current resiliency. I am a firm believer that all of us go through tough times in our lives, but also that given the proper therapeutic tools you will meet your mental health goals. Each individual is different and together we will come up with a therapeutic approach to either improve or continue your ability to thrive. I also offer career exploration services. Congratulations on taking the first (and often most difficult step) of seeking mental health services!

Next available: Jun 29

Veronica Murphy

Veronica Murphy profile image
LCPC
17 years of experience
Empowering
Warm
Solution oriented
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) with more than 15 years of experience in the mental health field. I am passionate about helping adults overcome the obstacles that keep them from living their happiest, most fulfilled lives. I specialize in helping clients struggling with life transitions, relationship difficulties, women’s issues, maternal mental health and addictions/codependency issues. I completed my Master's degree in Counseling Psychology at Towson University. My personal journey, coupled with my professional experience, enables me to provide the guidance and support my clients are seeking.

Next available: Jun 25

Shae Travis

(she/her)

Shae Travis profile image
LCPC
4 years of experience
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Authentic
Virtual
I spent many years as an educator in public schools and as a counselor. Now I have the privilege to devote my full time to mental health counseling. My focus is to help families and individuals navigate through life's challenges. I'd love to be your counselor - whether you would like to do pre-marital/couples counseling, to consciously uncouple/improve co-parenting dynamic, or focus on self-work.

Next available: Jun 24

Candace Merrill

(she/her)

Candace Merrill profile image
LCSW-C
5 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hi, my name is Candace, but you can call me Candy, I have worked in the mental health field for 20 years and have been licensed for 4 years. This experience has allowed me to gain vast knowledge in the many nuances that can affect one’s life. I have been honored by each person that I’ve worked with as they have allowed me a windows view of their life and the issues each of them had while working together as a team to overcome these issues. My thought on counseling is that the person seeking therapy and the therapist are a team and work together as a team to find solutions and overcome the issues at hand. I have a desire to use my empathetic and compassionate nature along with my skillset and experience to help people find and utilize services, coping skills and solutions that will assist them in gaining a better quality of life. I do this by providing a confidential safe and judgment free place for those seeking therapy to discuss their situations and needs. I use a strengths-based approach along with cognitive behavioral therapy and thinking outside the box to help people in identifying and reaching their goals.

Next available: Jun 18

Dr. Sara E Ratliff, DBH, LCSW, C-DBT

(she/her)

Dr. Sara E Ratliff, DBH, LCSW, C-DBT profile image
LCSW-C
14 years of experience
Virtual
I earned my Doctoral degree in Behavioral Health from Arizona State University in 2018. I am bilingual Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California, with an emphasis in children and families. I hold unrestricted clinical licenses in Social Work in the states of Illinois, Arizona, and Maryland (LCSW & LCSW-C). English is my second language

Next available: Jun 22

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