MA, ATR-BC, LPC
Founder & Clinical Director
Kate is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Registered, Board Certified Art Therapist (ATR-BC). She received her M.A. in Art Therapy from The George Washington University. Her specialties include chronic medical illness, trauma, PTSD, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, life transitions and relationship challenges. Kate is also a mother and understands the unique challenges of raising a family and parenthood. She specializes in supporting women (and their partners) through experiences around motherhood, including pregnancy, postpartum, grief and loss.
MA, ATR-BC, LPC
Lauren is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Registered, Board Certified Art Therapist (ART-BC). She is currently offering tele-health therapy sessions and is considered an Out of Network provider by most insurance companies, including Tricare. She has extensive experience working with adolescents and young adults, utilizing evidence-based approaches in her work, including art therapy, sand tray therapy and CBT. Her expertise includes working with individuals with depression, anxiety and those experiencing difficult life transitions.
Kelley is a Registered, Board Certified Art Therapist (ART-BC) who specializes in adults, children, and adolescents. She currently offers therapy sessions in-person as well as online via tele-health. Kelley earned her M.A. in Art Therapy from Drexel University in Philadelphia and has worked for 15 years in behavioral and mental health, providing care to adults and children of all ages. Throughout her art therapy career, she has acquired training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Psychodrama and has presented at National Conferences on topics of Art Therapy and Mindfulness.
MA, LPC, ATR
Alanna is Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Registered Art Therapist (ART) who enjoys working with children, adolescents, adults and families. Alanna currently offers therapy sessions in-person as well as online via tele-health. She earned her M.A in Art Therapy and Mental Health Counseling from The George Washington University. Alanna's areas of specialization and professional focus include eating disorders, body image struggles, trauma, PTSD, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, grief and loss, adjustment disorders, LGBTQ+, life transitions, and family therapy.
Emily earned her MA in Art Therapy with an emphasis in Counseling from Saint-Mary-of-the-Woods College. She also holds an MA in art education from the Maryland Institute College of Art and a BA from the University of Virginia in Studio Art and Art History. Emily taught art for nine years in Baltimore City and in Arlington County before pursuing a career in art therapy. Through her time working with students ages 2-19 from all backgrounds and ability levels, Emily's interest shifted from education to the need for additional mental health services to help children and adolescents struggling with a variety of issues.
MA, ATR-P, Resident in Counseling
Mary is currently a Resident in Counseling, working towards her license in professional counseling (LPC) and a Registered Provisional Art Therapist (ATR-P). She earned her M.A. in Art Therapy from The George Washington University and has previous experience working in acute mental health settings with adolescents, children, and families.
Administrative Assistant & Office Manager
Jessica Hutcherson is a seasoned Administrative Assistant with over 16 years in the field. She has extensive experience with all administrative tasks, including scheduling and correspondence in the medical field. Jessica graduated from ACT allied college as a certified Medical Assistant and is now pursing a BA in Medical Office Management.
We care deeply about the needs of our community and strive to advocate for those needs through our services, resources, and partnerships.
We’re not perfect. And neither are you. And that’s okay. We celebrate what your version of wellbeing looks like instead of fitting you into a predetermined box.
Therapy doesn’t always have to be heavy and serious. It can be light and playful and funny, and we take pride in cultivating an atmosphere of joy amidst transformative healing.