You have made the first step to improve your mental health and wellness, seeking the assistance of a qualified therapist. Whether dealing with depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, relationship problems or life transitions, therapy can play a key part in the development of goals, identification of roadblocks to achieving those goals and building the tools to bring about change. I bring an integrative approach to help people resolve emotional conflicts, develop self-awareness/acceptance and increase coping skills, constructive behaviors, and thought patterns.
When relationships get stuck in an unproductive pattern it is usually because people are reacting to the hurt rather than responding in ways that can solve problems. As a marriage and family therapist (in residency) I specialize in helping people find strength based solutions to address the challenges of managing relationships. The systemic approach focuses on the interactions of people (families, groups, communities) more than individual symptoms; however, this approach is beneficial when working with groups, families, couples, and individuals.
Because no two clients are exactly the same, my treatment plans are tailored to each individual. I approach each client as I would a puzzle, where the end goal is to assemble all of the relevant pieces together for a consolidated picture. While I work with my clients to gain insight on what their past has brought to their present, I also tailor my approach by evaluating what is happening in the here and now. Having worked for the Victim Witness Program at the Commonwealth Attorney of Virginia’s office, I have experience in working with trauma/PTSD, as well as stress, family conflict, anxiety, depression, and self esteem.
Have been struggling with anxiety, depression, or trauma related symptoms? Do you feel overwhelmed with the stressors in your life and need someone you can talk to help you process your feelings, thoughts, and experiences? If so, my name is Sultana Karim and I am a licensed counselor in Virginia and Maryland. I specialize in treating pregnant and postpartum people struggling with mood and anxiety disorders, birth trauma, adjusting to parenthood, fertility challenges, pregnancy and infant loss, and other stressors. Additionally, I specialize in treating trauma due to childhood abuse or neglect, domestic and sexual violence, and loss.
I believe we are wired to seek connection and security. Emotion is the language of connection so I work with individuals and couples to understand how their emotional world shapes their life. You may have learned to withdraw/numb feelings, deny or feel shame about them, or that your emotions are “too much”. Your feelings are valid, important, and resourceful, and designed to shine a light on what you are needing. Whether I am working with individuals or couples, I can support you to organize your emotions, understand their origins and functions, and utilize them to create secure, emotionally intimate, and responsive relationships.
Now accepting new clients! Life and living can be hard; and the real world issues and concerns that you face deserve real world solutions! I offer solution-focused interventions for teens and adults who are looking to make positive changes in their "now." But sometimes today's issues are rooted in the past and resolving traumatic histories is the way to improve the present. Regaining power over your narrative allows you to heal mind, body, and soul... to be holistically you! Whether it is anxiety, depression, or familial/relationship issues, I take a person-centered approach in assisting you in your wellness journey.
Psychological and psycho-educational testing can be useful in identifying a variety of clinical concerns, including Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), intellectual disabilities, learning disabilities, Autism spectrum disorders, mood disorders, anxiety, and psychosis. I rely on multiple sources of information, such as tests of personality and behavior, ability or intelligence, and personal and collateral interviews. I strive to be thorough, objective, well reasoned, and understandable in my feedback to clients.
I believe that therapy should be something you look forward to and that laughter qualifies as a therapeutic intervention. I believe in setting goals and tracking progress – why go to therapy without results? I believe that our connections to ourselves and with each other are rooted not only in the mind, but also in the body, so I use body-based interventions like grounding, breathwork, and mindfulness. My treatment approach is flexible, but I lean toward clinically tested and evidence-based therapies.
Tiffany Perry is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Nationally Certified Counselor in the state of Virginia and Texas who has over 5 years of experience partnering with children, adolescents, families, adults, and couples seeking help with trauma, depression, anxiety, life transitions, women issues, relational issues, familial issues, and Schizophrenia related disorders. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Psychology with an emphasis in Abnormal and Social from Park University and received her Master of Arts in Community Counseling from the University of Texas at San Antonio.
I believe in working in partnership with clients, utilizing their inner strengths to help them sort out their challenges in order to achieve their goals. My passion is helping individuals, families and couples to learn how to rebuild their lives and relationships by overcoming obstacles.
I wish life were as easy as the old song, "nothing but Blue Skies from now on". However, some of life's challenges are complex and we can often find ourselves stuck under gray skies. It would be my privilege to partner with you while we figure out how to get you and your loved ones unstuck.
Is your life in crisis mode? Are you holding on by a thread? If you feel like you need help with guidance and direction, I am here to help you. I have over ten years of experience working with a wide variety of mental health concerns and addiction. I strive to create a warm and welcoming environment, so my clients feel safe and heard while discussing difficult issues and finding solutions.
Karen has over 24 years of experience as a professional counselor and has a B.S. from Liberty University and a M.A. from Marymount University. My areas of expertise include trauma, crisis intervention, abusive behaviors, life issues, mood disorders, and codependency. I am an interactive, solution-focused therapist.
Leon Wilson is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia and Maryland who has 20 years of experience partnering with children, adults, and couples seeking help with anger management, bipolar, attention deficit hyperactivity, depression, anxiety, life transitions, and relationship issues. He completed his Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from National University and received his Master of Arts in Counseling from the University of Maryland.
In mental health since 1987, I have been in private practice since 2000. I offer competence and caring in a supportive, safe, inclusive and confidential environment. My varied experience offers me insight into a wide range of areas. I custom craft a growth and learning experience for each individual, family and intimate relationship. Special training in the areas of substance abuse and couples counseling allows me to work with challenging and difficult issues with skill and caring. I promise to provide each client with the maximum potential for growth and healing. Please call me at (703) 499-9889 to speak to me directly.
My mission in life is to assist others in developing their “Best-Self” to get as much pleasure from living their lives as they desire, which will be learned from their newfound insight through their own process and reflection work with me. This includes loving themselves, understanding their purpose in life, and developing a reflective self-care routine. Understanding that at certain points in our lives we all may "hit a wall" whether it be emotionally, financially, or physically; but too understanding that walls are put in place to for us to lean on, rest upon, and reset our plan to achieve our prospective goals.
Specializing in counseling to females (adolescents-adults), marriage and family therapy. I find it rewarding helping others learn to develop and maintain healthy relationships, overcome negative thoughts, become spiritually mature and effectively manage their lives. My approach to counseling is to build a therapeutic counseling relationship that provides support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. My commitment is to provide a safe place of trust and to walk alongside my clients through the struggles they are currently facing and teach them more adaptive ways to manage their lives.
I believe that empowerment and encouragement through the use of counseling strategies can help promote and build positive life skills to help improve interpersonal relationships, reduce stress, and anger. My passion for counseling is to help create positive change or adjustments for each individual that I counsel. I apply a variety of counseling strategies and approaches, and believe in their situational application. I have extensive experience working with adults, children with: depression, social issues, grief, relationships, conflict resolutions, anger management, anxieties, spiritual concerns, post-traumatic stress disorder
Navigating your way through life is often overwhelming. Balancing work obligations, family needs, and obstacles that seem to "come out of the blue", all while somehow trying to find time for yourself, can lead to a host of emotional challenges. If you find yourself struggling with depression, anxiety, grief/loss, a lack of clarity about your life circumstances, we are here to help. If you feel a sense of isolation and disconnection, therapy might be of great benefit to you. I greatly welcome the opportunity to partner with you as you work toward creating a life of your own design.
Telehealth Therapy Only- It's a difficult task finding a therapist that you think will be able to understand and meet you where you are. That is why I use a client centered approach, with a focus on holistic faith-based Christian counseling, tailored with evidenced based approaches around your specific wants and needs. I am extremely passionate about Mental Health and desire to support individuals who are committed to improving their lives. I believe counseling is a partnership to help you heal, change, and grow. This partnership is built on mutual trust and respect.