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28 therapists in Maryland accepting UnitedHealthcare/Optum - Medicare

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Venessa Bowers

(she/her)

Venessa Bowers, LCSW-C - Maryland Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW-C
14 years of experience
Authentic
Humorous
Warm
Virtual
My goal is to help you uncover your strengths, build values-based coping strategies, and embark on a journey of personal growth. In doing this work, I have discovered that the best way to move through emotional pain is to allow yourself to feel it. That can be incredibly overwhelming but with caring and consistent support, it becomes manageable. It is deeply healing to be heard and cared for in those vulnerable states and to understand that by attending to early emotional injuries, a path toward an authentic connection to yourself and others is not only possible, but achievable.

Next available: Aug 8

Rashid Jalloh

(he/him)

Rashid Jalloh, LCSW-C - Maryland Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW-C
13 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Intelligent
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: Jul 30

Danielle Williams

Danielle Williams, LCSW-C - Maryland Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW-C
8 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-C), (LICSW) based in Maryland and DC. I have spent 8 years developing my skill set, with the goal of providing quality care services to every person I encounter. My compassion and love for people is what has driven me to pursue an Associates Degree in Human Services, a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work at Coppin State University and a Master's Degree in Social Work at Morgan State University with a concentration on Urban Youth and families.

Next available: Jul 26

Sylvia Bikos

(she/her)

Sylvia Bikos, LCSW-C - Maryland Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW-C
7 years of experience
Virtual
Hi there. Thank you for visiting my profile. My name is Sylvia Bikos, I am a Licensed Certified Social Worker, Clinical (LCSW-C). I received my Masters from university of Maryland School of Social Work. I worked at the inpatient and emergency department in the Psychiatric department where I worked with adults and children. I later transitioned to Employee Assistance Program (EAP) where I work with adult employees.

Next available: Jul 27

Kemi Adelakun

(she/her)

Kemi Adelakun, LCSW-C - Maryland Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW-C
6 years of experience
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hi! I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) based in the DMV (D.C., Maryland, Virgina) area. I am a compassionate and dedicated therapist committed to helping you navigate life's challenges and achieve your personal goals. My approach is grounded in empathy, respect, and collaboration, providing you with a safe and supportive space to explore your thoughts, feelings, and experiences. Recognizing that culture plays a significant role in shaping beliefs, behaviors, and coping mechanisms, I am dedicated to providing interventions that are culturally responsive as well. I deeply value diversity and understand that each individual's cultural background informs their worldview and healing journey. By integrating cultural perspectives into our work together, I aim to honor your unique identity and experiences, ensuring that our interventions resonate with your cultural context. Together, we will work towards fostering positive change, building resilience, and enhancing your overall well-being. My goal is to empower you to live a more fulfilling and meaningful life, equipped with the tools and insights needed to thrive.

Next available: Jul 26

Tom Bender

Tom Bender, LCSW-C - Maryland Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW-C
35 years of experience
Authentic
Intelligent
Warm
Virtual
Hi, I'm a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Pastor in Pennsylvania. I have over 35 years' experience in the Mental Health Field. I have been trained as a family therapist early in my career and more recently, in the past 10 years, have focused more on trauma treatment, becoming certified as an EMDR therapist and now an approved Consultant in EMDR.

Next available: Aug 9

Marcia Winter

(she/her)

Marcia Winter, LCSW-C - Maryland Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW-C
25 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Open-minded
Virtual
Have you felt you are stuck and need help reaching your goals or lack motivation to make the needed changes in your life? I hope to help you reach your goals and full potential through solutions based therapy. I have 25 years of clinical experience working with clients, children and families. I enjoy helping clients reach thier goals and find a focus in thier life. I am a licensed clinical social worker. I began my career in the child dependency field and worked with children and families. I currently work in the hospital setting and my current role is the emergency room social worker. My therapy style is open and nonjudgmental. My preferred treatment modality is solutions based and client centered. I believe in treating everyone with respect and compassion. I also understand there has to be a good fit between the therapist and client. I am open to feedback on how to make our relationship work to best benefit you as the client. I hope we can create weekly goals together to work towards the long term change you are seeking. It is a big step to seek therapy and start making changes in your life. If you are ready to take that step, I am here to support and help you on your journey. I look forward to working with you! Full Bio

Next available: Jul 27

Patricia Lane

(she/her)

Patricia Lane, LCSW-C - Maryland Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW-C
25 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 20 yrs. experience in partnering with my clients to assist in maximizing their wellness. I have worked extensively with trauma, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, pain management, substance abuse, life skills, and general personal well-being. I am a resident of Maryland and have worked extensively with the Veteran population and in the community in the Baltimore Metropolitan area. I am a competent social worker, who is knowledgeable in community-based resources and services within the Maryland area. My clinical style is one of true partnership and collaboration with my patients/clients. I recognize the strengths, preferences, and potential of all my clients I have done extensive case management, individual therapy, and couple and family counseling. I have worked in inpatient mental health settings and mental health outreach within the community. I have worked in government agencies such as child welfare, corrections, and substance in/outpatient treatment. I have also worked with LBGTQ clients.

Next available: Jul 26

Arega Gera

(he/him)

Arega Gera, LCSW-C - Maryland Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW-C
20 years of experience
Empowering
Direct
Warm
Virtual
My name is Arega Gera. I always work to strive to create a safe and welcoming environment that allows clients to explore obstacles with concerns related to anxiety, depression, and/or . I focus on helping clients develop assertive communication & boundaries with themselves and those around them that can help improve their quality of life. Counseling can foster personal development in whatever way you may be seeking and help build the life you so deeply deserve. If that's what you're looking for, I'm here when you're ready to share.

Next available: Jul 26

Sharon Sonko, MSW, MS, CCATP

(she/her)

Sharon Sonko, MSW, MS, CCATP, LCSW-C - Maryland Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW-C
11 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Warm
Virtual
I am an independent licensed clinical/certified Social Worker. I first started my career in Child Welfare in various states/levels of government as an investigator and elevated to a supervisory role. I also hail from the US Department of Veterans Affairs in a Management role. However, it is my pleasure to now serve as Therapist and in my private practice. My main specialty areas include, but are not limited to Depression, Anxiety, Trauma/PTSD, Intimate Partner Violence, Grief and Loss, Narcissism, Codependency, Geriatric, etc.

Next available: Jul 26

Carilyn Rego

(she/her)

Carilyn Rego, LCSW-C - Maryland Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW-C
17 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Open-minded
Virtual
Hi my name is Carilyn Rego, but I go by Carrie. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the states of Maryland and Florida who has been working in the mental health field for 17 years. I specialize in working with clients 18+ and those who identify as Neurodiverse and LGBTQIA+. I have my MSW from Monmouth University and have worked in a variety of different settings and in different states.

Next available: Jul 29

Fisayo Awojoodu

(he/him)

Fisayo Awojoodu, LCSW-C - Maryland Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW-C
4 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
I am a Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical in the state of Maryland with 5 years’ of experience working with children and adults seeking help with depression, anxiety. Fisayo completed his Masters in Social Work from Morgan State University Baltimore, MD. I understand the complexities of life, and therapy is not a one-size-fits-all approach. Therefore, I incorporate a variety of techniques to best meet the client's needs, which may include a holistic style, collaboration, and solution-focused approaches to therapy while maintaining openness and flexibility to use aspects of alternative modalities. I seek to establish a collaborative therapeutic relationship with you. I will help you build on your strengths and support you in becoming the best version of yourself.

Next available: Jul 26

Rochelle Hall

(she/her)

Rochelle Hall, LCSW-C - Maryland Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW-C
17 years of experience
Humorous
Intelligent
Virtual
I am a Licensed Certified Clinical Social Worker with almost twenty years experience working with individuals, families and groups. I work from the perspective although I know various theoretical approaches well, every client is unique and treatment should reflect their personal needs. I also have over ten years experience in clinical supervision and professional growth empowerment. I look forward to working with you.

Next available: Jul 26

Tristesse Casimier

Tristesse Casimier, LCSW-C - Maryland Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW-C
10 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Empowering
Virtual
My clinical experience has been providing individual therapy services to adolescents, adults and seniors. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns, including anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, grief and family issues. My goal is to create a space where clients can authentically express themselves without fear of judgment or misunderstanding and to empower individuals to present their true selves confidently to the world. I aim to help clients embrace all parts of themselves as they heal and grow. You are the narrator of your story and I am here to guide and help support you through your journey.

Next available: Aug 14

Jazmyn Wilson

(she/her)

Jazmyn Wilson, LCSW-C - Maryland Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW-C
11 years of experience
Warm
Intelligent
Authentic
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, continuing a family legacy of service in the field. With over a decade of experience, I've worked across diverse settings, including hospitals, home health, and outpatient centers. Currently, I specialize in Individual Therapy, considering it a genuine privilege to support individuals during their most vulnerable moments.

Next available: Jul 26

Candace Merrill

(she/her)

Candace Merrill, LCSW-C - Maryland Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW-C
6 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: Jul 26

Carlton Fonville

(he/him)

Carlton Fonville, LCSW-C - Maryland Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW-C
16 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Certified Social Work Clinician (LCSW-C) based in Maryland. I received my Masters from the University of Maryland and have been practicing for 16 years. I help adolescents, adults, families and couples managing emotional discourse and distress impacting their ability to function at their highest healthiest potential. I am also certified as a certified clinical trauma practitioner with expertise in various treatment modalities such as CPT, CBT, EMDR, and ACT therapies.

Next available: Jul 26

Makoto Ikegami

(he/him)

Makoto Ikegami, LCSW-C - Maryland Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW-C
15 years of experience
Virtual
Hello, I'm Makoto Ikegami, a therapist who helps people who have been through really tough times. I have a lot of experience with things like trauma, feeling really down, and struggling with addictive behaviors. I work with each person to give them the support and tools they need to feel better and live a happier life. My aim is to create a caring and understanding environment where you can talk about what's been hard for you and take steps towards a better, more satisfying life.

Next available: Jul 26

Shashana Carter, MPA, LCSW-C

Shashana Carter, MPA, LCSW-C, LCSW-C - Maryland Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW-C
18 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Empowering
Virtual
Hello, I'm Shashana Carter. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and board-approved supervisor, with over 15 years of professional, life and clinical experience. I work with individuals 18-70 to resolve conflict and improve functioning in the lives of my clients. My specialty areas include depression, trauma, grief, life direction, excessive eating, stress, anxiety and relationship issues. Using an evidence-based person-centered approach, and solution-focused perspective will empower clients to overcome obstacles achieve realistic goals and provide solutions to problematic issues getting in the way of living a healthier lifestyle and having a more positive mindset.

Next available: Aug 1

Bernard Mungin

(he/him)

Bernard Mungin, LCSW-C - Maryland Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW-C
18 years of experience
Empowering
Intelligent
Warm
Virtual
I am a psychotherapist who works with a diverse population of people. My goal is to collaborate with individuals to assist them in achieving their therapy goal(S). My treatment modalities are cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy, mindfulness-based therapy, and Ericksonian hypnotherapy approaches. Although I used these modalities, I do not use a one size fits all approach. I am a think-out-of-the-box clinician that will often challenge clients to try approaches that may be out of their comfort zone. Some examples of my experience include working with individual clients on developing skills in coping with mental health conditions/diagnosis, life stress, finding balance, and improving self-esteem. Although I use these approaches, my clients tell me it feels like we are having a conversation as opposed to feeling like they are in a therapy session. I have a specialization in working with Veterans, LGBTQI, men, and people of color populations. However, I work with all people who are seeking mental health services. I am licensed in DC (LICSW), VA (LCSW), MD (LCSW-C), and PA (LCSW). I have BS in Human Ecology, BA in Humanities from The Ohio State University, MSW from San Jose State University and Post Masters fellowship in mental health from Stanford University.

Next available: Aug 6

Esperanza Ballenilla

(she/her)

Esperanza Ballenilla, LCSW-C - Maryland Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW-C
6 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Certified Social Worker Clinical (LCSW-C) based in Maryland. I received my Masters from the University of New England and have been practicing in the Mental Health field for the past 6 years. I have developed therapeutic alliances with individuals by serving and leading with empathy and compassion, utilizing active listening skills and a holistic approach with a non-judgmental attitude. My practice is guided by cultural sensitivity and trust-building. I value the importance of human relationships, the dignity and worth of each individual, service, and competence. I help individuals with managing depression, anxiety, trauma, and self-esteem building.

Next available: Aug 3

Circe Dunwoody

Circe Dunwoody, LCSW-C - Maryland Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW-C
23 years of experience
Warm
Intelligent
Solution oriented
Virtual
My name is Circe Dunwoody. I am a license psychotherapist. In my psychotherapy practice I help couples and individuals to overcome life difficulties by using cognitive behavior therapy. Many couples and individuals feel overwhelmed by the desire to balance the high demands from work and family life. They report feelings of emptiness and loss of drive. Some report feeling of depression, anxiety and low self-esteem. Others contemplate divorce as a solution to decrease the pressure they are internalizing. You can contact me for help if you are experiencing some of the feelings I have mentioned above, and you are ready to make changes in your life. l work with couples and individuals in a safe and confidential platform environment. In life we all need support and understanding from others. Sometimes the best solution is to seek professional help. Having emotional support is extremely helpful. Relying on friends or family members is also helpful. However, you may not want to overwhelm them with problems. The most intelligent solution is seeking professional help.

Next available: Jul 26

Melissa Weldon

(she/her)

Melissa Weldon, LCSW-C - Maryland Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW-C
8 years of experience
Authentic
Holistic
Empowering
Virtual
Welcome! Congratulations on taking the courageous first step of seeking out a therapist. It is an act of bravery and courage to explore what is impacting you or your child. Contacting a therapist can feel intimidating and overwhelming, but I hope you will take a minute (and maybe a few deep breaths) to email or call and see how I can help. I specialize in treating children, teens, and young adults. I have been working in the mental health field for over 7 years, including over 4 years in a residential treatment setting treating children struggling with anxiety, depression, ADHD, ASD, and PTSD, as well as other diagnoses. I utilize TF-CBT, mindfulness, and other modalities in my practice. Thank you for considering me to be a part of your journey!

Next available: Jul 26

Michael J. di Salvo, Psychotherapist, LICSW-QS, LCSW-IC. C-DBT, CCATP, CTTP, C-GIP, EMDR Provider.

(he/him)

Michael J. di Salvo, Psychotherapist, LICSW-QS, LCSW-IC. C-DBT, CCATP, CTTP, C-GIP, EMDR Provider., LCSW-C - Maryland Therapist at Grow Therapy
LCSW-C
35 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Direct
Virtual
Michael J. di Salvo, (He/Him/His), Psychotherapist, LICSW, LCSW-IC, LCSW-QS, C-DBT, CTTP, C-GIP, CCATP, EMDR, is a Nationally Board Certified Licensed Clinical Independent Social Worker with over thirty-year's experience. He is licensed and certified in multiple states and works with adults (18 Years +). He has several specialty care areas in mental health therapy, including but not limited to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Person-Centered, Trauma-Focused, Grief and Loss Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Positive Psychology and EMDR. He works with various Life and Age Transitions, Coming-Out, Sexual Orientation, Gender Issues, Transitioning, Men's Issues, Mood Disorders, Anxiety, Depression, Geriatrics, LGBTQ++, Bias, Race, Ethnicity, Hate and Discrimination, Persons affected by Trauma, Career Counseling, Executive Functioning, Veterans/Emergency Responders and Co-Occurring Disorders. Clinical Supervision is also offered to clinical professionals in need of supervisory hours. Mr. di Salvo works with many diverse populations and works with persons who have experienced trauma, discrimination, racism, defamation, prejudice, hate and bias in any form. He is also a long-time advocate and mental health treatment provider for persons within the LGBTQ+ Community and many other minority populations. Mr. di Salvo provides a safe, supportive, welcoming, affirming, reflective and nonjudgmental space for all people. If you have any questions, please schedule a "FREE" 15-minute virtual consultation today! If you do not see an available slot, please do not hesitate to send an email with your availability so that we may accommodate your needs. Out-of-pocket payments are accepted. *Please understand that due to patient and staff concerns, there are only telehealth appointments available at this time. The provider will keep patients posted regarding the reopening of in-person visits in his Miami, Fort Lauderdale and New York City Locations. Virtual Sessions are available to all patients at this time in the following states: AZ, DE, FL, GA, MA, MD, NJ, NY, NV, PA, SC, VA, & WA. Please contact my scheduling staff to verify your qualifying insurance. Mr. di Salvo graduated with honors. He obtained his undergraduate and post-graduate studies, research and internships through The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

Next available: Aug 1

Dr. Carlos J. Carmona-Goyena

Dr. Carlos J. Carmona-Goyena, PhD - Maryland Psychologist at Grow Therapy
PhD
18 years of experience
Intelligent
Solution oriented
Humorous
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: Jul 27

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