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96 therapists in Maryland accepting UnitedHealthcare Life Insurance

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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: May 29

Gina Pennington

Gina Pennington profile image
LCPC
13 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Authentic
Virtual
Are you feeling a little “off” lately? Down, anxious or unsure what comes next in life, especially after the last year or so? Or it could be you just don’t feel like yourself and you’re not sure why. You are not alone. To have problems means that you are human; but there is hope. I provide a warm, accepting space for people to explore what matters to them and what’s getting in their way. I help clients learn to feel more comfortable with their emotions, to experiment with different ways of relating to their thoughts and feelings, to cultivate resilience, and to develop the self-trust and self-compassion that will support them along their paths. Therapy provides you with a place to work on and work out your concerns, to be heard and reflect, and to take some space for yourself. Together, we will explore the underlying reasons for your troubles, what it might mean for you to “feel better” and begin to live a more productive, meaningful and engaged life. I use an integrative approach consisting of cognitive behavioral therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy and mindfulness-based interventions.

Next available: May 28

Marcia Winter

(she/her)

Marcia Winter profile image
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: May 28

Oscar Mejia Cruz

Oscar Mejia Cruz profile image
LCPC
6 years of experience
Authentic
Open-minded
Warm
Virtual
Often, we all go through difficult times. Times of despair, painful circumstances, and distress; Situations that many times affect our peace of mind and our relationships with ourselves and others. Sometimes, we even question the purpose of our lives because we feel like there is no purpose for what we are going through. As a caring clinician, I allow and encouraged my client to create a space for healing, where they feel in control of choosing their own path to freedom and sense of control.

Next available: Jun 1

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
Warm
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 24

Circe Dunwoody

Circe Dunwoody profile image
LCSW-C
23 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Direct
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: May 31

Thoko Shumba

(she/her)

Thoko Shumba profile image
LCSW-C
4 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, LCSW-C, who has worked in various clinical settings. My experience includes working with individuals, children and families. I currently help adults who struggle with regulating their emotions. Although not an exhaustive list, I am trained in the following: Comprehensive Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) Parenting through Change—Reunification (PTC-R) Family Centered Treatment (FCT) Motivational Interviewing Trauma Therapy Gottman Method Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)

Next available: May 30

Gisele Thompson

(she/her)

Gisele Thompson profile image
LCPC
33 years of experience
Warm
Holistic
Direct
Virtual
Welcome! My name is Gisele THompson, and I am happy that you are here. It means that you need some sort of help or support as you navigate an issue in your life. It can be from childhood, the more recent past or is a current issue with which you are dealing right now. Please know that everyone goes through these things and it is just a matter of finding someone to work through these issues, and challenges with you. I am happy to do that with you. I have worked with people with issues for over thirty years. Whether it has been children, teens, young adults, adults, individuals, couples, families or seniors who are dealing with life challenges, we have successfully navigated down their path so that they could get to the other side of the challenge. For some, it has been easy without a lot of work to do, just understanding the hows and whys of what is occurring. For others, more work is involved as they deal with relationships of one sort or another. There is always work for the client to do and it is my job and my honor to help you to do these things. You are not alone. I am here and we will work together in whatever challenge you have that is creating an issue in your life.

Next available: May 31

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: Jun 23

Nancy Paz Welsh

(she/her)

Nancy Paz Welsh profile image
LCSW-C
7 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Warm
Virtual
Nancy Paz Welsh is a first-generation American of Salvadorian descent who is a bilingual (English & Spanish) Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Maryland and Virginia. She is a strong advocate and educator in mental health development and insightfulness, while also normalizing the importance of mental health therapy. In her work over the years, she has worked in various settings that have allowed her to provide services to adults, children, adolescents, couples, and families. Nancy has helped clients manage and navigate issues such as: trauma, anger, anxiety, depression, grief, relationships, parenting, life transitions, immigration, and other life stressors.

Next available: May 29

Jaime Thomas

(she/her)

Jaime Thomas profile image
LCSW-C
6 years of experience
Authentic
Empowering
Intelligent
Virtual
Hello! I'm Jaime a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Maryland. I graduated with my Masters from Morgan State University in 2017. I enjoy working with adult clients navigating life challenges and transition. Whether it’s depression, anxiety, low self-esteem or work-related stress. I can be a catalyst to improved overall quality of life and increased opportunities to experience joy. I also enjoy working with adults and older adults who may be diagnosed with a chronic health condition. I can help you cope with the changes to your physical body and increase your motivation to make lifestyle changes that support health and wellness.

Next available: May 30

Tania Arostegui, LCSW-C

(she/her)

Tania Arostegui, LCSW-C profile image
LCSW-C
10 years of experience
Open-minded
Empowering
Virtual
Have you hit a bump on the road of your life and feel that you are either emotionally paralyzed or moving in slow-motion? Are you feeling overwhelmed and is your mind constantly racing? Do you miss feeling like your old self? As a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW-C) I am passionate about helping individuals overcome anxiety, depression and other feelings that might be posing a burden on you. Issues such as life transitions/adjustments, toxic family relationships, loss and trauma can leave you feeling hopeless and stuck in life. By using a variety of treatment modalities such as: psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral and solution-focused therapy I want to support you to get to the root of your struggles. Using a strength-based approach I will work to help you understand what aspects of your past have shaped your present behavioral and thinking patterns until you have a broader and deeper understanding of yourself and start finding solutions to feel better. You are the expert of your needs and wants but I am here to provide you with warm support and clinical expertise as you go through this process. I provide psychotherapy in English and Spanish. I congratulate you for taking the first step in your journey towards healing!

Next available: Jun 24

Marita Kershaw

(she/her)

Marita Kershaw profile image
LCSW-C
12 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Humorous
Virtual
Welcome! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 8 years of diverse experience and I continue to evolve in new treatment models. I have worked with individuals, families, and couples alike. I have specialized training in depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, and women's issues. In my approach to individual therapy, I utilize treatment methods such as Motivational Interviewing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused and Strength Perspectives.

Next available: May 28

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: May 28

Nancy Juila

(she/her)

Nancy Juila profile image
LCPC
15 years of experience
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 4

Juli Griffin Gross

(she/her)

Juli Griffin Gross profile image
LCPC
16 years of experience
Warm
Humorous
Open-minded
Virtual
Hi! My name is Juli Griffin Gross and I would love the opportunity to meet you. I am focused on active listening and collaborating with you in meeting your goals and improving your mental health. My approach is solution focused, strengths-based, and person-centered. Currently, I am seeing individual clients virtually and I work with adults or adolescents. I have a particular interest in working with issues related to anxiety, depression, parenting, infertility, healthy relationships, self-care, school concerns, and workplace challenges. As a therapist, I hope clients feel that I am an ally and a resource. I look forward to working with you!

Next available: May 30

Kira Markoff, PhD, LCSW-C, CCTP, YTT200

(she/her)

Kira Markoff, PhD, LCSW-C, CCTP, YTT200 profile image
LCSW-C
5 years of experience
Authentic
Warm
Intelligent
Virtual
Welcome. I'm a clinical social worker licensed in Maryland and Pennsylvania. I also have a PhD in psychology, a clinical trauma certification, and am a 200-hr trained yoga instructor. My passion in life is to learn and understand things so that I can pass it on to others in a practical way to help improve lives and relationships.

Next available: Jun 3

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: May 29

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: May 30

Carolina Carbajal

(she/her)

Carolina Carbajal profile image
LCPC
10 years of experience
Empowering
Intelligent
Warm
Virtual
Hello! My name is Carolina, and I am a licensed professional counselor (bilingual/Spanish). My greatest passion is helping others live their best lives because no matter who you are or where you come from, you deserve to live the life you CHOOSE! As a clinician, I help my clients gain the insight, skills, and tools to overcome life challenges and move toward healing and wellness. I started my counseling journey about ten years ago, providing psychoeducation and counseling to children and teens. I worked with families, couples, and individuals. Most of my clinical training has been in autism, multi-systemic therapy, and trauma, working primarily with the Latino population or black, indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC). In addition, I have extensive experience working with victims of crime and sexual assault and survivors and perpetrators of domestic violence, adjustment disorder/transitions, grief/loss, postpartum depression/anxiety, and loss through miscarriage. I recently began my journey as a doctoral student in counseling this past summer. I hope to continue growing my practice and making a positive impact in the lives of others. I am also certified in success and life coaching and love incorporating those skills into my work in therapy. I genuinely believe in the power of the mind and how important it is to care for ourselves and our mental health. I love being with family, reading, watching movies, and relaxing with my pets in my free time. I am a mother, wife, sister, and friend, and I'm so grateful for the people in my life and the opportunity to be part of others' stories and their path to healing. Please reach out if you are ready to take this step in your life. I am looking forward to working together.

Next available: Jun 8

Bernard Mungin

(he/him)

Bernard Mungin profile image
LCSW-C
18 years of experience
Empowering
Intelligent
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: Jun 6

Tasha M Jeffrey

Tasha M Jeffrey profile image
LCSW-C
19 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
I am a new solo mother, private practice owner, and licensed clinical social worker – certified (LCSW-C), with more than 20 years of experience in the Mental Health Field working with a variety of mental and emotional issues such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, anger and stress management, childhood/adolescent developmental stressors, and life transitional stages. Life and soul work is a difficult but rewarding process that should be experienced in a safe, loving, and understanding environment. Life can be remarkable, but it can also be difficult in some obvious ways or in subtle ways that sometimes sneak up on us, causing us to go through life merely surviving or struggling, often feeling alone. As a holder of your pain, your hope, and your light, let me stand by your side and empower you to face obstacles and challenges. Let us go beyond surviving this life, but healing our hearts and mind so we can love and enjoy the moments we have right now.

Next available: Jun 6

Egypt Buie

(she/her)

Egypt Buie profile image
LCPC
4 years of experience
Virtual
Welcome!!! I'm Egypt and I've been a licensed therapist for the last 4 years. I have a client lead approach that focuses on strengthening confidence and autonomy throughout the therapeutic process. I strive to create a safe and welcoming environment that allows clients to explore obstacles with concerns related to anxiety, depression, and/or self-care. I focus on helping clients develop assertive communication & boundaries with themselves and those around them that can help improve their quality of life.

Next available: May 29

Roberto Martinez

(he/him)

Roberto Martinez profile image
LCPC
7 years of experience
Empowering
Warm
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: May 29

Lorraine Helferich

(she/her)

Lorraine Helferich profile image
LCPC
9 years of experience
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: Jun 3

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