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Karen To, PsyD

 

Dr. Karen To is a licensed clinical psychologist with over twenty 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
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Leslie Maron, LPC

 

Leslie Maron is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) with over 8 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.

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Nancy Baker, LPC

 

Nancy is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). She has been a counselor for over 12 years. Nancy earned her master's degree in counseling from Virginia Tech and her undergraduate degree in psychology and human development from The State university of New York. She is a former Fairfax County school counselor and has worked with children, adolescents, and families.

Nancy believes in building warm and trusting relationships so that a client feels comfortable doing the work that comes with making significant change. What resonates with her is the ability to work with someone through their personal narrative to find out how a person sees themselves, their worldview, and their strengths. Those strengths can then be utilized and built upon in other areas of life. With a background of working with children, play comes into much of what she does. Nancy has experience working with ADHD/ADD, ASD, anxiety, depression, emotional regulation, self-esteem, organization skills, goal setting, life transitions, and parent concerns.

Nancy's style of counseling is empathetic, positive, and kind. She uses a variety of counseling techniques and interventions which include but is not limited to; Solution-focused, Strength Based, Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Play therapy, and Narrative therapy.

 
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Alexis Worthy, LCSW

 

Alexis Worthy 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.

 
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Rebecca Kassabian, LCSW

 

Rebecca is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).  She earned her Masters in Social Work (MSW) from New York University and specialized in evidence based practice. She completed her undergraduate degree from William and Mary in sociology. 

 

Rebecca’s therapy style is compassionate, patient and genuine. Rebecca does not believe in a “one size fits all” approach to therapy and prefers to pull from a variety of theories to tailor the treatment to what best fits the client’s unique circumstances. She believes in respecting the dignity of each individual and incorporating their strengths into the forefront of treatment. Rebecca provides therapy for a variety of different concerns including:  anxiety, depression, emotional regulation, stress management, trauma, grief, relational and familial issues as well as generalized behavioral concerns and conflicts within clients' environments. 

 

Rebecca has a broad set of professional experience including traditional therapy, crisis intervention, social justice advocacy, and housing/ basic needs support. She has served as a social worker to adults; specifically military veterans, incarcerated individuals, and those experiencing homelessness.

Shayla Wells, LPC

 

Shayla Wells is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) with over 8 years of clinical experience working with children, adolescents, individuals, and families. She has worked in settings including community mental health and community “at risk” services.


Shayla’s therapy style is compassionate, patient, and genuine. She provides therapy for a variety of different concerns including depression, anxiety, familial issues, trauma, and behavioral challenges. Shayla utilizes a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Play Therapy, or Solution Focused Therapy (SFT) approach to tailor her counseling to meet the unique needs of her clients. She believes everyone should have access to mental health care and loves working alongside clients to help them thrive and reach their goals.


Shayla earned her Master of Education in the Community Counseling program from the University of Oklahoma. She also completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology from OU.

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Rhonda Quesenberry, PsyD

 

Dr. Rhonda Quesenberry is a licensed clinical psychologist. She has experience in working with all ages from childhood through adulthood. Rhonda strives to help people lead more joyful lives. She approaches therapy as person-centered. Her therapeutic style is warm, genuine and empathetic. Rhonda tailors the sessions to meet the individuals needs drawing upon CBT, mindfulness therapy and interpersonal relations.


Rhonda obtained her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University, School of Professional Psychology. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Virginia Tech. She has worked with military personnel and their families, community mental health and with children and adolescents in outpatient treatment. She has experience in treating addictions, depression, anxiety, grief and
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Jennifer Reid, M.Ed

Jennifer Reid is a Resident in Counseling and has worked for a university counseling center and has experience working with young adults. She received her master’s degree in Counseling from George Mason University, and has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Shepherd University.

 

Jennifer’s therapy style is warm, genuine, and empathetic. Her goal is to provide a space where clients can feel safe and comfortable opening up. She wants to assist clients in acknowledging their resiliency, learning to advocate for themselves, and recognizing their progress and growth. Jennifer uses a variety of therapy approaches to help clients reach their goals including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and strength-based therapy. She sees people for a variety of reasons including depression, anxiety, trauma, interpersonal relationships, and LGBTQ+ concerns.  

 
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Matthew Armes, LPC

Matthew (Matt) Armes is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), National Board Certified Counselor (NCC) and National Board Certified School Counselor (NCSC). He provides counseling from various clinical orientations; including CBT, humanistic, existential, choice, and person-centered. He leans toward a humanistic and existential approach and often incorporates Choice Theory and Person-Centered theories. Matt enjoys working with adolescents exploring and navigating social and emotional challenges, such as identity, personal loss and/or parental dynamics. He is also interested in supporting helping young adults in their 20s and 30s presenting with issues related to trauma, anxiety, grief or family concerns (relationships, finances, raising children, etc.) He is comfortable supporting clients presenting with issues related to emotional abuse, PTSD, couples counseling, and faith-based counseling.  

 

Matt studied Counseling Psychology and Secondary Education and has a degree from Marywood University. In 2015, Matt received the High School Counselor of the Year award in West Virginia. In 2019, he received the "Outstanding New Academic Advisor" award from the National Academic Advising Association while working at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He is a licensed professional counselor in Virginia and Pennsylvania.

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Laia Scott, M.A.

Laia Scott is a Resident in Counseling who has experience working with a variety of clients including children, adolescents, and adults. She received her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Washington, D.C. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with a minor in Sociology from Longwood University.
 

Laia primarily utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) with a strengths-based approach while including a variety of therapy techniques to help clients achieve their goals. She sees people for a variety of reasons such as depression, anxiety, trauma, and issues related to interpersonal relationships including couples and families.
 
Laia’s therapy style is empathetic, collaborative, and warm. Her goal is to create a trusting and encouraging space where clients can share their emotions freely, and work towards their therapeutic goals effectively. She wishes to help clients increase their sense of empowerment and their level of self-awareness related to acknowledging their strengths and overall growth.