Every day, we hear that our children are struggling. They’re overwhelmed by worry, sadness, anger, and stress. We see them tumble and spiral down a path of unhealthy choices and disconnection from their families. Parents become paralyzed by the fear of doing something wrong. They’re afraid of causing another door-slamming anger outburst but are tormented by the potential consequences of not doing anything at all. They’re left confused by how upset their teens get when their Snapstreaks get interrupted or a round of Fortnite is lost.
I typically see individuals struggling with life stressors, depression, anxiety, and other events that can leave someone feeling broken. Sometimes it can take a little or a lot to get to a place that a person feels they can't manage all that life throws at them. It's rewarding to work with clients that recognize a need and are willing to explore ways to improve their current circumstances or manage their stressors. I hope to be safe place to encourage and facility healthy behaviors and thoughts.
Sky has 25 years of experience with adults and adolescents. Ten years of Crisis Counseling. Humanist, Solution-Focused Therapy and Motivational/Educational Speaking. Integrate physical, intellectual, emotional and spiritual aspects to maintain a healthy balance in life. Learn to live the glass half full, and to love the person in the mirror. Serving adults and young adults.
With over 30 years of clinical experience, I utilize CBT, expressive therapies, imagery/relaxation, mindfulness/meditation, role play, and play therapy to address the challenges that children, adolescents and adults face. Therapeutic goals of clients may include increasing self-esteem, improving self-expression, decreasing anxiety/stress, improving self/other awareness, increasing attention spans, improving self-control, increasing frustration tolerance, improving anger management, decreasing teasing/bullying issues, and improving interpersonal relating skills. Develop coping mechanisms for stress, mood and communication challenges.
We often feel that we are simply surviving, as opposed to living our full lives to our greatest potential. Clients come to me when a major shift or catastrophe has taken place in their lives. Whether this is the loss of a loved one, or any loss in general, I will provide a safe harbor where we can go to the depths of the soul and fully contemplate the meaning. The goal is to ultimately arrive at a place of acceptance. In learning how to live through these changes and then build anew is my specialty. I help guide you in an existential framework, in which we seek to find your soul's purpose.
Hi! I'm Terry Lewis. Welcome to Great Strides! Your healing journey with horses is a special experience. It is more than sitting in an office talking. It is a whole body experience where you have the opportunity to develop a close relationship with trained, experienced therapy horses, who have an incredible ability to foster the connection to support your healing and personal growth. Through mutually beneficial interactions, my horses and I work together with you to learn new skills, manage anxiety and heal from trauma, grief, or depression, and release what no longer serves you.
Seeking therapy is an act of self-love and a display of strength. Throughout life it is common to experience feelings of depression, anxiety and anger. untreated these feelings can lead to disruptions in your day-to-day life. It is my passion to help individuals and couples work through their experiences so that they may develop clarity on the “why” behind their thoughts, feelings and behavior. As your therapist I will work in a collaborative manner with you to develop a tailored treatment plan that aims to increase your overall quality of life.
Serving children and adults interested in individual or group therapy. Also individual or group wellness sessions, which focus on mood boost, sleep enhancement, breath control, relaxation, movement (yoga), coping skills training, and stress relief. Clients may be also be over the age of 50 with dementia or cognitive impairment. They may also be family members seeking guidance, support, and consultation for their loved one.
"Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom." (Viktor Frankl) Many of those I work with are dealing with issues of grief and loss. Others suffer from addictions and desire to embark on a recovery path, or love someone with addictions and need to learn how to take care of themselves. Many are journeying through resolving trauma, anxiety, stress or depression issues. Regardless of your pain, I am invested in your growth, emotional freedom and creating your wellness plan.
I am comfortable working with serious persistent mental health issues, harmful family dynamics, personality disorders, and addiction problems. I also have a straightforward, lifestyle-based approach to issues like mood swings, anxiety, and insomnia.
I have over twenty years of experience specializing in the mental health treatment of adults and adolescents. My areas of expertise include anxiety, depression, mood disorders, substance abuse, life transitions, infertility, pregnancy loss, postpartum depression, divorce and self-esteem issues. I have worked in numerous settings including outpatient clinics, hospitals, schools and rehab programs.
A well-respected practice serving the Frederick area for over 25 years, the Frederick Psychology Center provides professional, caring service to people seeking psychotherapy and psychological evaluations. We understand people contact us in times of need, so we strive to be responsive and effective. Please visit our website at www.frederickpsychologycenter.com to learn more about our providers and our practice.
If you're thinking of seeking therapy, listen to that inner voice. Whether it turns out to be some simple problem solving or an adventurous journey of self discovery, a therapeutic experience is always valuable.
I love my work and feel honored to share in your journey. My approach is warm, light-hearted and down to earth.
I am a clinical social worker and have over 15 years of experience in the mental health field. I work with adults and couples.
"You don't have to be broken, to be fixed." Life happens and it can leave us feeling overwhelmed, anxious and frustrated with day to day life. Does anxiety or sadness often get in the way accomplishing the goals you have for yourself? I can help you figure out how to get out of your own way and be the best version of yourself possible! I also specialize in substance abuse issues or helping families of loved ones who may have substance abuse related problems. Getting support takes courage and strength and searching for the right therapist is the perfect first step!
Paths traveled in life are rarely the straight and narrow. We often encounter twisted roads, bumpy roads, and dead ends. These distractions are just what they are, distractions from getting us to our true destinations. We often need that extra push of encouragement, that new set of directions or even just a moment to regroup, regather, recommit and push forth. Its a normal part of life to face obstacles and we often underestimate our ability to overcome the challenges faced. Maybe you are dealing with conflicts with your significant other, teenaged children, financial struggles, all of this can make depression/anxiety/trauma harder.
I am passionate about helping people create change in their lives through the process of psychotherapy and have 20+ years of experience as a counseling professional. I work with adolescents, adults, and couples to learn how to create healthy relationships and learn new ways of coping with life's challenges such as stress, anxiety, and depression. Couples can learn new ways of communicating and repair a relationship to create more intimacy. Together we can create counseling goals that fit your individual needs to create change in your life.
Life is something to be enjoyed. Sometimes obstacles, stress, and pain rob us of our joy. If your daily goal is to simply “get by” or “to survive until tomorrow”- I want to help you overcome these obstacles. Throughout your therapy process, I will give you tools that challenge your perspective of yourself and the world around you. Helping you to live a happier life through self-acceptance and compassion, allowing you to make deeper connections with others and the ability to enjoy all that life has to offer.
I am a Maryland based clinician specializing in the treatment of chronic pain, anxiety, and depression. I use a combination of warmth, compassion, and evidence based treatment to help chronic pain patients resolve or greatly reduce their symptoms. I work with conditions often linked to neuroplastic pain such as fibromyalgia, chronic neck or back pain, IBS, headaches, repetitive stress injury, tendinitis, and more.
I am a social worker and psychotherapist who draws upon clinical training that has been influenced by systems theory, humanistic values, and lived experience to collaborate with clients on their journey through the therapy process. I work from a non pathologizing stance that invites exploration of ways that early experiences and systems of oppression impact a client’s relationship with self and others while understanding the importance of remaining grounded in mindful awareness of the present moment. I seek to uplift and hold hope for those I work with and believe strongly in the ability of all people to grow and heal.
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, MS, LCPC
The majority of my clients are working with their issues surrounding alcohol/drug abuse/dependency and co-occurring mental health issues, predominately depression and anxiety. The commonality these clients possess is the recognition/need to terminate their alcohol and/or drug consumption and address their mental health issues responsible for the distress they are currently experiencing. Honesty, open mindedness, and an unfettered willingness for inquiry are ideal client characteristics; these help develop the atmosphere of trust, so vital in the therapeutic relationship.
What type of mental health professional is right for me?
Some of the most common types of mental health providers in Frederick are psychologists, licensed counselors, therapists, psychotherapists, and licensed clinical social workers, all of whom diagnose mental health conditions and provide individualized treatment.
Services offered, education and credentials vary by type of mental health professional. Each professional in Frederick then may specialize in certain areas, such as depression, marriage counseling, or anxiety. Although many mental health providers are not licensed to prescribe medication, they may coordinate with a provider who can.
Both in-person and online therapy sessions are available from most psychologists.
How to find a specialist?
You can refine your search using the filters on this page. There are several categories you can filter by to find mental health professionals with the experience you are looking for. You may want to filter for CBT Psychologists in Frederick, or Child Psychologists in Frederick.
Many find it useful to use filters to view only psychologists that have experience working with certain issues, like Frederick psychologists specializing in EMDR.
What method of therapy is right for me?
When it comes to treatment methods, there's no 'right way.’ Each method of therapy can be beneficial for a variety of issues. Psychologists in Frederick specialize in therapeutic approaches such as CBT, EMDR, and Interpersonal Therapy (IPT), among others. Finding a psychologist or therapist who is a good fit for you is the most important step to discovering what type of therapy, or combination of therapeutic approaches, will meet your individual needs. Learn what to expect from different types of therapy and how they work.
How to use my insurance?
Many therapists accept health insurance. Check to see if your insurance is covered. Feel free to discuss this when you contact the therapist.