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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 31

Kait Glover

Kait Glover profile image
LCSW-C
8 years of experience
Virtual
My interest in mental health started at home, with my immediate family. From my own experiences, I became passionate about the overall mental wellbeing of everyone around me. With this, I pursued mental and behavioral health education and training in Baltimore, and have worked in the field for over eight years. I use personal and professional experience to help others reach their highest potential.

Next available: Jun 14

Jamie West

Jamie West profile image
LCSW-C
5 years of experience
Intelligent
Open-minded
Virtual
In-person
3206 Tower Oaks...
I began my journey to private practice working in a school setting with students while also conducting monthly family sessions with them and their families. I enjoyed working on communication strategies and parenting skills. As my experience and career have grown I better understand how anxiety can be debilitating and new ways to help clients using CBT skills. I chose to complete a certification in grief therapy as I believe loss and grief is the basis for why people seek out a therapist. I enjoy helping people walk on their path of discovery and understanding themselves.

Next available: May 31

Dr.Tricialand Hilliard Tyrone

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Dr.Tricialand Hilliard Tyrone profile image
LCPC
10 years of experience
Virtual
The journey of life is real, but more importantly, the work you put into it steers the journey. Hey There! I am your personal and professional therapist. Dr. Tyrone is here to help you make that first step on the path of OUR journey. As a transformation psychotherapist, it is my desire to partner with you and helps you navigate through your unique challenges in your journey of life. With over 18 years of experience in the mental health field, my goal is to assure you that you are not alone and to provide a safe, confidential, and nonjudgmental space to work through your unique needs and accommodate the healing process. Allow me to be your partner and assist in making positive life changes. Here’s to living life and enjoying the journey!

Next available: May 31

Dashaira Bennett

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Dashaira Bennett profile image
LCSW-C
12 years of experience
Virtual
In-person
5528 Belair Roa...
Hi! I'm a Licensed Certfied Social Worker-Clinical (LCSW-C) based in Maryland; dedicated to empowering individuals to overcome challenges, cultivate resilience, and live authentically. I received my Masters from the University of Maryland-Baltimore and have been practicing for 12 years. I'm here to support you on your journey to healing and growth. I bring a compassionate, nonjudgmental, and collaborative approach to therapy.

Next available: Jun 6

Geisha Butler

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Geisha Butler profile image
LCPC
4 years of experience
Virtual
Geisha L. Butler harnesses the transformative power of Solution Focused and Cognitive Behavioral Therapies to guide individuals through the complexities of life's stressors, and the intricate challenges of anxiety, depression, and mood disorders. Geisha's adeptness extends to nurturing resilience in adolescents and adults through pivotal life moments. Her dynamic therapeutic style shines in both individual therapy and group settings fostering an environment for enduring change. As a seasoned facilitator of psychoeducation and bariatric behavior modification groups she fosters an environment where growth and personal development are not just goals, but tangible results. A proud US Airforce veteran, Geisha's dedication shines in her specialized support for fellow veterans, honoring their unique journeys with empathy and expertise. She is a staunch believer in the alchemy of a nurturing therapeutic alliance and a sanctuary of safety — essential elements that foster healing, growth, and the flourishing of personal life narratives. Her driving force is the firm belief that a nurturing therapeutic relationship and a secure space are the bedrocks of not just recovery, but profound, holistic well-being.

Next available: Jun 3

Egypt Buie

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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 31

Markeita Matthews

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Markeita Matthews profile image
LCSW-C
7 years of experience
Virtual
I am a Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical (LCSW-C) in the state of Maryland. I received my Masters Degree in Social Work from Widener University and I have been providing mental health services for 10 years. I enjoy working with adults who need support and guidance in resolving issues that prevent them from achieving their goals in order to live a more fulfilled life.

Next available: Jun 7

Lauren Pantoulis

(she/her)

Lauren Pantoulis profile image
LCPC
13 years of experience
Warm
Authentic
Open-minded
Virtual
If you are looking for a therapist who will spend time figuring out your personal needs- whether that is how we work together or what specific mode of treatment works best for you- I believe that I may be a good fit for you. I have spent my years as a therapist both keeping abreast of all of the most up-to-date approaches to care, but more importantly, I continue to challenge myself as an individual to consider the needs of the people and world around me so that I may offer the best treatment possible. Mental healthcare is my passion, and I pride myself on not only providing a high quality of care, but also being a therapist that my clients can look to expect a close and collaborative relationship. Therapy can be challenging, but it also can be a time to enjoy being able to focus on you alone in a warm and supportive environment.

Next available: May 31

Latesha Edmerson

(she/her)

Latesha Edmerson profile image
LCPC
21 years of experience
Virtual
Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor based in Maryland (LCPC). I have over 20 years in the mental health field/substance abuse field. I have worked in various settings and have a wealth of knowledge in both areas. I help youth, adolescents, young adults, and adults with unlocking their true best selves! I will embark upon your journey with you, as your guide to optimal mental wellness.

Next available: Jun 1

Da'Vel Kent

(he/him)

Da'Vel Kent profile image
LCPC
11 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Clinical Professional Counsellor (LCPC) . I received my Masters in counseling psychology and have been practicing for 10 years. I help individuals struggling with career stress, self-esteem, relationships and discovering self to become the best versions of themselves. I believe in seeing a person for who they are and focusing on your strengths and values as appose to conceptualizing an individual based on there presenting problems. Our challenges are a portion of us not the sum total of our identity.

Next available: Jun 2

Tracy Gordon

(she/her)

Tracy Gordon profile image
LCSW-C
8 years of experience
Virtual
I have experience working with people suffering from depression, anxiety, behavioral issues, and trauma. I used Strengths-Based therapies, Solution-Focused Brief therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Trauma-Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. I believe that you have the power within yourself to overcome and conquer that which is keeping you from moving forward to a better you. Working together, we can find your inner strength to succeed in life. Let’s get to work.

Next available: May 31

Lindsay Cole, LCSW-C

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Lindsay Cole, LCSW-C profile image
LCSW-C
10 years of experience
Warm
Open-minded
Authentic
Virtual
Hi, I'm Lindsay. I am here to help you on your healing journey. I believe that each and every person holds all of the wisdom they need to overcome life’s traumas directly within themselves. My job as a therapist is to help shine a light on your own inner wisdom, and guide you through the healing process in a safe, nonjudgmental space. I believe that when we approach life’s challenges with curiosity rather than criticism we are better able to reach a sense of peace and acceptance to some of lives most complex circumstances and hardships. I am passionate about helping my clients navigate their journey to their most authentic, free, and true selves. I believe that when we have the tools to attune ourselves to our mind, body and spirit we come home to ourselves. And when we are at home within ourselves, we are free. Whether you are seeking to recover from narcissistic abuse, intimate partner violence, or family or childhood trauma, or you are struggling with a difficult life transition or depression, or anxiety. I will meet you exactly where you are. I believe that each individual is the expert on their own lives. My sole purpose as your therapist is to guide you with compassion and care to help you unlock your innate inner wisdom and equip you with the tools you need to overcome the trauma of your past. I am dedicated to liberation therapy and I reject all systems of oppression including but not limited to white supremacy, racism, and sexism.

Next available: Jun 3

Kendra Jeffers

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Kendra Jeffers profile image
LCPC
16 years of experience
Solution oriented
Authentic
Warm
Virtual
Hello and Welcome! I'm Kendra and I love helping people through my unique background in education and mental health counseling. You have probably been feverishly searching for the right person and you have finally found the right one. Do you have trouble staying organized, focused, or remembering to do things? Do any of those things cause you to feel anxious or worried? Do you find yourself being anxious about things that are out of your control? ADHD/ADD and anxiety are typically linked and both can be overwhelming. I help empower adults to manage their ADHD/ADD and reduce their anxiety. I also help people who are feeling anxious about making adjustments due to major changes in their lives such as going to college, relocating, leaving a job, etc.

Next available: Jun 6

Michelle Lee, LCSW-C Counseling

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Michelle Lee, LCSW-C Counseling profile image
LCSW-C
7 years of experience
Warm
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Hello, my name is Michelle. I believe therapy is a time to examine internalized experiences that shape our perspectives and behaviors. Engaging in introspective work together can challenge us to reframe maladaptive thoughts. I aim to assist clients with managing emotional dysregulation and symptoms associated with depression, anxiety, and trauma in a safe, nonjudgmental space. I hope to foster growth and strengthen coping skills during difficult transitional points in a person’s life. I am interested in exploring my clients' family of origin and attachment styles. I have a special sensitivity to sociocultural factors and intergenerational trauma. I embrace the complexities that make up the lived experiences of my clients and affirm their unique identities.

Next available: Jun 4

Patrice Flagle

(she/her)

Patrice Flagle profile image
LCSW-C
35 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Solution oriented
Virtual
Hello, To schedule an appointment with Patrice, please register online at Grow Therapy. If you prefer an appointment sooner than is available on the online calendar, please email patriceflagle@gmail.com. I'm Patrice Flagle, a licensed clinical social worker, who has been providing individual, couple and family therapy for over 30 years. It seems like life is constantly changing, especially with the current challenges in the world the past few years. Whether your current stress is related to life events, or more personal issues, together we can work together to improve your mood, and achieve balance and overall wellness in your life. I am a life-long practitioner of yoga and meditation, having studied in India in 1985. In addition to my MSW degree in 1983, I earned my Doctor of Naturopathy (N.D.) degree in 2003 and Yoga Teacher certification in 2014, with various certifications and trainings in divorce mediation, the Gottman Method for couples, trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, and Gestalt therapy. I specialize in relationship, couple, and family issues, as well as individuals with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, issues regarding adjustment to life’s changes, stress management, women’s issues, and grief and loss. Utilizing a holistic, integrative approach, I am committed to helping you find the best possible you. Together, we will work to consciously define goals to help you develop creative strategies for new challenges and opportunities. I look forward to speaking with you! Please email me at patriceflagle@gmail.com to schedule an appointment as soon as possible. https://doxy.me/patriceflagle

Next available: Jun 19

Fanta Conde

(she/her)

Fanta Conde profile image
LCMFT
17 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Dr. Fanta Conde is a licensed psychotherapist with a profound understanding and attention to individualism and multiculturalism. She is an alumna of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, where she earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling. In 2016, she earned a Doctorate Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Nova Southeastern University. Fanta is passionate about her work in psychotherapy and her role in supporting clients to find peace, clarity, and happiness in all aspects of their lives. She has extensive experience in working with clients who present with various mental health disorders, relational concerns, and life transitions. Her approach to psychotherapeutic treatment is innovative and customized to the client’s individual needs. Dr. Conde brings a unique approach to individual, family, couple, and group therapy. Her extensive experience working in outpatient, residential, and in-home settings enables her to offer a multi-disciplinary, and creative approach to therapy.

Next available: Jun 4

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 18

Mary Olisa, LCSW-C, LICSW, CCTP, C-DBT.

(she/her)

Mary Olisa, LCSW-C, LICSW, CCTP, C-DBT. profile image
LCSW-C
17 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Warm
Virtual
I am a Board Certified Licensed Clinical Independent Social Worker. I am licensed in Maryland and Washington DC and have 17+ years extensive experience serving in various behavioral and mental health settings. I am Certified in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). I am also a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP) who provides client - centered psychotherapy. I offer a safe, warm, therapeutic, judgement- free space for Adults (18+) and Older Adults (65+). Each client will be met where they are, with acceptance and empathy. Life happens and we encounter challenges at one point or another. Negative thoughts and beliefs often control how we think, feel and relate. Over time, our negative emotions and pervasive thought patterns may become overwhelming and repressed. We will reflect upon any challenges you may have; including past and present. And as a team, we will get to a root cause, identify your trigger(s) and work collaboratively to develop insight, awareness, coping skills and tools to build your resilience, so you can arrive at answers within yourself. In essence, I'll support and empower you through your journey.

Next available: Jun 6

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: Jun 3

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: Jun 5

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