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Fairfax Counseling Services

703-349-2999 | 10560 Main St. Suite 518 Fairfax, VA 22030
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Our Team of Clinicians

Karen To, Psy.D.

Dr. Karen To is a licensed clinical psychologist with over fifteen years of experience in working with adults, adolescents, and children in individual and couples therapy. Her style is warm and empathic, yet insightful and direct. She recognizes the uniqueness of each individual client and takes great care to respect the values and cultural perspectives of those she works with.

Dr. To helps clients reduce conflict and emotional pain, manage stress and improve communication skills. She works collaboratively with clients to help them identify and pursue their goals, improve the quality of their relationships, and achieve a greater sense of self-esteem. She specializes in depression, anxiety, relationship issues and family problems.

Dr. To obtained her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the APA accredited Argosy University, School of Professional Psychology. She graduated with a BA in Psychology from the University of Virginia. She has worked in a variety of settings including community mental health, acute inpatient psychiatric hospital, and nonprofit counseling centers.

Leslie Maron, LPC

Leslie Maron is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) with over 6 years experience working with adults, adolescents, couples and families.

Leslie sees people for a variety of reasons including relationship issues, grief, depression, anxiety, PTSD, trauma, LGBT issues, anger management, mood disorders and life transitions. She strives to create a safe and nurturing atmosphere in which clients can be supported in their efforts to change and grow, and to overcome feelings of being “stuck.” Her style is warm and collaborative and she uses a variety of therapy approaches to help clients develop healthier, more fulfilling relationships, alleviate and cope with stress, improve self-esteem, and to reach their full potential and goals.

Leslie received her Master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University in Clinical Counseling, and has worked in a variety of settings which include community mental health, government and nonprofit counseling centers. She spent her internship and numerous years working to help survivors of trauma and domestic violence.

Briana Flesch, LCSW

riana Flesch is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 8 years experience working with adolescents, adults, couples and children. Her practice interests include depression, relationship problems, anxiety disorders, self-esteem issues, mood disorders, personality disorders and women's issues. With a warm but direct approach Briana encourages client’s personal growth and development. She utilizes an eclectic mix of therapies, with a strong basis in CBT and strengths based theories. Helping people recognize their potential and providing them support and guidance is where her passion lies.

Briana Flesch earned her B.A. in psychology and her Master of Social Work at Southern Illinois University – Carbondale. In previous internship and work experiences, Briana has worked in a variety of different settings including intensive community based programs, inpatient hospitals and outpatient services.

Briana is currently working towards her AASECT certification as a sex therapist and is interested in providing assistance to individuals (over the age of 18) and couples seeking sexual and gender identity growth. Areas of interest under this umbrella
include working with LGBTQ individuals, ethically non-monogamous relationships, couples therapy and she is a kink aware therapist.

Alexis Lake, LCSW

Alexis Lake is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with over five years of clinical experience working with children, adolescents, adults, and families, and over 10 years of experience in the behavioral health field. She has worked in a variety of settings including intensive outpatient, community mental health, residential treatment centers, and long-term care.

Alexis sees people for a variety of concerns including depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, behavioral issues, anger management, and stress management.  Her approach is collaborative and client-centered, with an emphasis on assisting clients with feeling empowered and in control of their lives. Other therapeutic interventions utilized include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), relaxation therapy, and physical exercise.  

Alexis earned her Master of Social Work from Washington University in St. Louis, and has a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Boston College.  She is also a CrossFit Level I Trainer and has a background in personal training.