Olney Psychiatric & Counseling Center LLC -
Professional Team Members
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Andrea Z. Lopes, LCSW-C
Individual, Family, Couples, and Group Therapy & specializes in:
  • Anxiety Disorders (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Panic Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder), Depression, Grief/Loss Issues, and ADHD
  •  Marital/Couples Counseling & Family Therapy
  • Holistic approach including psychotherapy, guided imagery, relaxation techniques, and cognitive/behavioral therapy.
  • Facilitates adult therapy groups with focus on relationship issues.

Andrea Lopes, LCSW-C is a licensed certified social worker with over 15 years of clinical experience treating children, adolescents and adults. She received her Master’s in Social Work from the            University of Maryland. 



Kim Wells, LCSW-C
Individual, Family, Couples, and Group Therapy & specializes in:
  • Anxiety, OCD, Depression, ADHD, Childhood and Behavioral Disorders.
  • Play Therapy
  • Parenting Consulting
  • Marital/Couples Counseling
  • MEDIATION (Child Access and Property Distribution)
  • Separation & Divorce, visitation plans, and co-parenting strategies

Kim Wells, LCSW-C is a licensed clinical social worker with more than 15 years of experience treating children, adolescents and adults. She has worked in the public and private sector providing therapy to many populations. Ms. Wells is a professional member of the Play Therapy Association and has a certification in Psychoanalytic Therapy from the Psychoanalytic Institute in Beverly Hills, California. http://www.parentscanagree.com

 
Alessandra Slavin, LCSW-C
Individual, Family, Couples, and Group Therapy and specializes in:
  • Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, Life Transitions, and School Issues
  • Parenting Consultation
  • Adjustments in Adolescents
  • Family Therapy
  • Therapy for children

Alessandra Slavin is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 15 years of experience in direct practice working with adults, adolescents, children, and families. Her experience includes crisis intervention, child welfare, adoptions, program management, and providing psychotherapy to individuals of all ages.  Alessandra earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Maryland. 


Rhonda Love-West, LCSW-C
Adolescent and Adult Individual, Family, Couples, and Group Therapy & specializing in:
  • Anxiety Disorders (Social, Panic and Generalized Anxiety, Phobias, Obsessive Compulsive and Post Traumatic Stress Disorders).
  • Depression, Grief/Loss Issues, and ADHD
  • Communication, stress management and coping skills
  • Emphasis on mind/body connection through education, psychotherapy, relaxation techniques and eclectic cognitive/behavioral therapy.
  • Facilitates adolescent therapy groups with focus on skills building to manage issues including: self esteem, peer pressure, relationships, communication and anxiety.
 
Rhonda Love-West, LCSW-C is a licensed clinical social worker who earned her Master's in Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh in 1997. Likewise, she holds licenses and certifications in: anger management, hypnotherapy, NLP and professional coaching

 
Lisa Garcia, LCSW-C
Individual, Family & Group Therapy with Seniors, Adults & Adolescents and specializes in:
-Cognitive/Behavioral approaches to help with Anxiety, Depression, and difficulties adjusting to major life changes
-Supporting families and seniors in planning for and making decisions regarding care needs and care decisions
-Consultation for geriatric care planning.
 
-Postpartum Depression, Anxiety and supportive counseling regarding difficult birthing experiences.
-Grief and Loss
-Mindfulness and relaxation, & other holistic approaches to relief.
 
Lisa Garcia is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She has more that 13 years of experience providing ongoing and crisis intervention services primarily with individual adults of all ages and families in mental health settings, as well as with seniors and their families in healthcare and residential settings. .Lisa received her Masters's in Social Work from the University of Maryland in 1997.

Melissa C. Gatlin, LCSW-C
Individual, Family and Group Therapy 
• Therapy for children experiencing anxiety, grief, depression, ADHD, attachment & behavioral difficulties
• Mental health treatment for children, teens and adults
• Parenting Consultation• Family Therapy

Melissa Gatlin has 20 years of therapeutic experience with children and adults.  She has worked with Child and Adult Protective Services, the Reginald Lourie Center for Infants and Young Children (serving the Montgomery County Infants and Toddlers Program), and the YMCA/Linkages to Learning Program.  In addition to providing child and family therapy, she has provided parent coaching, classroom consultation, and support at IEP/504 meetings. She also provides consultation to private schools and day cares to support optimal classroom functioning.  She earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and has been an LCSW since 1995. She earned a Certification in Early Childhood Mental Health from the University of Maryland Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and is a member of the National Association of Social Workers.Melissa's approach is comprehensive and holistic, including psychotherapy, relaxation techniques, cognitive behavioral therapy, parent-coaching, attachment work and family therapy with special attention to each child's developmental stage and unique personality. 

Erica Werfel, LCSW-C
Individual, family, and group therapy for children, adolescents, and adults addressing:
-Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
-Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders
-Attention Deficit Disorder/ Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
-Depression, Grief/Loss

Erica Werfel is a therapist who will start from where you or your child are at, and help you to reach your goals. She has a decade of experience working with preschoolers, children, preteens, adolescents, and adults in a variety of settings, including short- and long-term psychotherapy as well as Children's National Medical Center's outpatient weight management program and a successful evidence-based after school program for children with serious emotional and behavioral disturbances. She works with a variety of issues, including depression, anxiety, trauma, social skills, irritability, outbursts, experiences of bullying, divorce/separation of parents, ADHD, and high functioning autism. She specialize using creative methods and experiential mindfulness strategies to help children and adolescents who are struggling to use words to understand, process, and express their emotions. She is committed to always learning new ideas and staying engaged with the wider mental health community via workshops, books, and consultation with colleagues.


Dr. Annie Kimball, Psy. D.
Individual, family, and group therapy for children, adolescents, and adults addressing:
-Emotional and Behavioral Disorders
-Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders
-Attention Deficit Disorder/ Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder
-Depression, Grief/Loss

                          
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