Amber Frazier, LCSW-C

Psychotherapist

AmberFrazier.therapy@gmail.com

301.712.9015 ext. 1038

 

Amber believes in developing a trusting relationship where identified strengths are encouraged to foster positive growth.

Amber uses creative devices to encourage children and adolescents to explore their emotions, behaviors, and social skills in a safe environment. Whether the concerns are situational, environmental, internal, or all of the above, her goal is to help clients discover their strengths and build confidence and meaning toward solutions and healthy alternatives.

Amber meets her clients where they are and when beneficial, includes families in the development of treatment plans, understanding that each client is unique. She provides a safe and nurturing space with individualized attention to your goals. She celebrates diversity and understands that each client has unique gifts to contribute to their environments and the world.

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Amber obtained her Bachelor´s Degree in Social Work from Hood College. She graduated with her Master ́s Degree in Clinical Social Work from the University of Maryland School of Social Work specializing in work with children and families.

Amber has experience as a Registered Behavior Technician completing Applied Behavioral Analysis therapy with children, adolescents and young adults diagnosed with neurodevelopmental and social/emotional disabilities. Amber has also worked in school settings with children and adolescents diagnosed with varying disabilities, providing individual therapy while serving as a team member in their 504/Individual Education Plans. Further, Amber served as a Client Service Specialist in the forensic social work field, where she is skilled in connecting and advocating for clients to obtain additional community supports and resources. She has experience working with children, adolescents and adults, carrying out developmentally appropriate and client-specific treatment plans that promote one’s personal strengths while encouraging social, emotional and behavioral growth.

SPECIALTIES INCLUDE

  • Developmental, Learning and Social/Emotional Disabilities

  • Advocating

  • Parent training

  • Behavioral modification

  • School setting

  • Social/emotional issues

  • Early intervention

  • Anxiety


Ethel Sayles, LMSW

Psychotherapist

EthelSayles.LMSW@gmail.com

esmentalhealth.com

301.712.9015 ext. 1030

 

Ethel offers licensed teletherapy to children, teens, and parents.  She believes in the power of empathy as a therapeutic tool and works had to create a safe, warm, and playful environment.  Ethel has a special affinity for helping kids navigate anxiety, trauma, and life transitions.

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Ethel holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Delaware State University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish from Salisbury University.  She is a Maryland Licensed Master Social Worker and currently offers telehealth services throughout the state.

SPECIALTIES INCLUDE

  • Anxiety/Chronic Stress

  • Behavior Concerns

  • Trauma

  • Adjustment/Life Transitions

  • Parent Work

 

Elise G. Abromson, PsyD

Licensed Psychologist

drelise@doctorelise.com

301.712.9015 ext. 1018

Dr. Abromson is a Licensed Psychologist who works with children, adolescents, and teens. Dr. Abromson also works with parents and schools to develop behavior management plans and to mange other difficulties. Her goal is to pass on her knowledge and skills so that parents and children can apply them successfully to improve their everyday lives. Working with children, adolescents, teens, families, and parents is Dr. Abromson’s passion. This passion is reflected in the personal attention she gives to each and every one of her clients.

Dr. Abromson will be running various groups for children and parents. Please check her website for details. She is also available for speaking engagements and can be contacted through the information below.

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Dr. Abromson earned her Doctorate and Masters degrees from the American School of Professional Psychology, where she had a Child and Family Focus. She was trained through such well known institutions as Children’s National Medical Center and The Kennedy Krieger Institute. Dr. Abromson completed her Internship at the Children’s Medical Center of Dayton and the Ellis Human Development Center in Ohio. She completed her post-doctoral training at William Stixrud, Ph.D. & Associates in Silver Spring, Maryland. She has experience in hospital and community mental health settings as well as in private practice.

SPECIALTIES INCLUDE

  • Attention and Behavior Difficulties

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Adjustment

  • Issues Related to Divorce

  • School Problems

  • Social Skills Development

  • Parenting Skills

Claire Wilhide, MS, NCC, LGPC

Psychotherapist

cmwilhide@comcast.net

301.712.9015 ext. 1020

www.ClaireWilhide.com

 

Claire provides psychotherapy for adults and older adolescents. Essential to her approach to therapy is creating a comfortable, safe, and trusting therapeutic relationship in which one can feel heard and understood. She helps individuals identify issues and patterns of coping that may no longer be useful and explore new positive approaches that support growth, insight, and change. She emphasizes developing a curious, compassionate stance toward oneself that allows for greater clarity and deeper meaning to emerge from life’s complexities.

Claire believes that “from the wound comes the gift” and so it is when we transform our woundedness and challenges into the gifts of growth and healing. The process invites us toward a greater sense of self integrity, resiliency and resourcefulness in engaging with life.

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Claire holds a Master’s Degree in Pastoral Counseling from Loyola College in Maryland. She is licensed by the Maryland State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists and is also a National Certified Counselor. She obtained her Certification in Thanatology for Grief, Death and Dying. Claire is a member of the National Board of Certified Counselors and the Frederick County Mental Health Association.

SPECIALTIES INCLUDE

  • Life transition counseling

  • Relationship Concerns

  • Anxiety and Depression

  • Spirituality

  • Adult ADHD/ADD

  • Parents of ADHD/ADD children

  • Life Coaching

  • Grief and Loss including peri-natal loss

  • Parenting

  • Trauma and PTSD

  • Stress Reduction and Guided Imagery

Zoë Worrell, LCSW-C

Psychotherapist

TherapyWithZoe@gmail.com

301.712.9015 ext. 1301

www.TherapyWithZoe.com

 

Zoë provides individual, couple, and group psychotherapy for adults. Her work and art as a therapist involves creating a safe, supportive, confidential setting that allows an individual to explore areas of concerns and promotes the opportunity for healing, change, and growth.

Zoë believes that the relationship between client and therapist is fundamental to the process of change. Through this relationship, an individual can engage in a journey of discovery that opens one’s life up to new possibilities in areas such as relationships, health, work, and creativity.

EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Zoë holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Maryland School of Social Work and has worked in settings that include inpatient psychiatric care, domestic violence, crisis intervention, and addiction counseling. She has also completed post-graduate training in the treatment of trauma at the University of Maryland School of Social Work.

SPECIALTIES INCLUDE

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Relationship Concerns

  • Addictions

  • Trauma

  • Group Psychotherapy

  • Supportive therapy through times of transition

  • Couple’s Counseling

  • Clinical supervision for licensed therapists and for LGSW’s seeking licensure