Speaking with a therapist can help you gain a fresh and unbiased view on an issue,
give you a better understanding of your emotions, recognize unhelpful patterns,
increase your self-esteem and empower you to make healthy decisions.
JUDELINE ALTEMa, LCPC, DBT, NCC
Judeline Altema is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and a graduate of Bowie State University. She specializes in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, trauma, and substance abuse. Judeline works with a broad spectrum of clients, providing individual, family and group therapy. Judeline primarily works with minority women’s issues, depression, stress management, anger management, self-esteem, relationship/communication issues, anxiety disorders and grief.
Judeline is an experienced psychotherapist who is compassionate about helping and healing the whole you…mind, body and spirit.
“If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.” Maya Angelou
Stephanie Anya, LCPC
Stephanie Anya is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, with a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Loyola University. Stephanie has experience working with parents that have stressful home and work lives, working adults, persons with an extensive trauma history and young adults transitioning out of high school. In addition, Stephanie has an interest in working with athletes of all ages that have difficulty managing anxiety and other issues affecting their performance in their prospective sport.
Stephanie has training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy, which focuses on mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness skills that can help persons of all ages and backgrounds live and perform in the moment.
VERNON R. WARE, LGPC
Vernon Ware is a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor and received his Master of Science degree in Pastoral Counseling from Loyola University. Vernon has worked with a diverse clientele in a variety of different settings. He specializes in working with adults dealing with anxiety, life transitions and spiritual or existential questions or concerns. He also provides counseling to couples at various stages of their relationship.
“I believe in a client-centered counseling approach which values the strength, experiences and power that is within us all. Life will bring challenges and those challenges are often easier to face with someone who is trained and motivated to assist. Arthur Ashe said these words, “Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can”.
Tyler Mabry, LCPC, CTRP-C
Tyler Mabry is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. After graduating from Bowie State University with a Bachelors of Science in Psychology, Tyler pursued a Master’s of Art in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Trinity Washington University. Tyler chose this profession after noticing mental health disparities in the black community, despite the daily traumas faced in school, work, and home environments. Tyler aims to empower clients to live their purpose and full potential.
Tyler utilizes a variety of therapeutic and holistic approaches, such as Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Person-centered therapy, which focus on mindfulness, motivation, and emotional regulation. These approaches help clients learn to trust emotions and sensations, as well as, develop coping skills to address both past trauma and emotions as they come.
KATHY CORBETT, LGPC, NCC
Kathy Corbett is a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor. Kathy received her Bachelor of Science degree in Education at the University of Maryland, College Park and received her Master of Science degree at Johns Hopkins University. Kathy specializes in the areas of ADHD, depression, anxiety, trauma and behavioral challenges. As a therapist and an Alternative Education teacher, Kathy believes in working as a team and collaborating with schools and other professionals to assure positive outcomes.
"I am passionate about the well-being of my clients. I have been working with children and their families for 27 years. Establishing a trusting relationship is important to me. Counseling sessions are a safe place to express your hopes, dreams and fears".
Tranesha christie-nance, LCPC
Tranesha Christie-Nance is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology, from The University of the District of Columbia, and a Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology, with a concentration in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Tranesha has over 5 years of experience working with children/adolescents, at-risk youth, and families regarding various issues such as grief and loss, behavior problems, anxiety, depression, and family dynamics. Tranesha also has experience helping adult clients with dual diagnoses manage life's challenges.
“I believe that we are all equipped with the tools to help ourselves, but sometimes we need a little help finding them and someone to show us how to use them.”
Andrea Bogger, LCPC, ncc
Andrea Bogger is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with a Master’s Degree in Clinical Community Counseling from Johns Hopkins University. Andrea has several years of experience in the counseling field where she uses various therapeutic approaches, such as mindfulness techniques; Solution Focused; Reality and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Andrea works with clients using an integrated approach of interventions and strength-based strategies to initiate healing and wellness. Andrea specializes in working with adults who suffer with anxiety, stress, grief and loss, depression, and life transitions.
"I collaborate and tailor services according to the goals of clients so that individuals are empowered to create meaningful change in their lives".
xiomara v. Medina, LGPC
Xiomara V. Medina is a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor and graduated from Bowie State University with her Master’s Degree in School Counseling. Xiomara also works as an elementary school counselor for the Howard County Public School System. Her passion is tackling barriers faced by LGBTQ students, homeless students and English language learners.
Xiomara currently serves as President of the Professional School Counselors of Howard County and Treasurer of the Maryland School Counseling Association. She is passionately working to bring higher levels of cultural competency and actionable equity among professional school counselors in Maryland.
However, Xiomara's most important role is being a mom to her son Xavier.
Jasmine Flewellen, Lcpc, acs
Jasmine Flewellen is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Bowie State University. Immediately after, she obtained a Master of Arts Degree in Counseling Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Jasmine is a member of the Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors of Maryland and is also an Approved Clinical Supervisor. Jasmine is very passionate about mental health and has obtained several certificates but not limited to; Trauma Focused CBT, Clinical Supervision, Telemental Health, and Child Parent Psychotherapy. Jasmine is a native of Maryland, she is a mother, she loves to travel and enjoys recreational reading.
Candace Shillingford, LMSW, LSW, CCTS-I
Candace Shillingford is a licensed Social Worker in the States of Maryland and Pennsylvania and is a Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist. Candace works eclectically to suit the needs of individuals from a humanistic and trauma-informed care approach, specializing in childhood trauma, child and parent dynamics, and family systems. She has partnered to assist individuals from school-age to middle adulthood from a variety of cultures and genders. Candace applies motivational interviewing, internal family systems (IFS), cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and other therapeutic interventions that connect the mind and body to increase self-empowerment, self-regulation, emotional release, awareness of body sensations, and overall well-being.
Candace is a mother of two boys and loves reading, researching, and enjoying nature.
"I strive to enhance awareness of individuality, knowledge of grief, coping skills, and empowerment for those embarking on their journey of self-discovery and healing. I want to provide a gift of self-love and guidance to my community of people struggling with childhood trauma, family relationships, and parenting".
Brittany WIlliams, Lgpc
Brittany Williams is a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor. Brittany received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Morgan State University and a Master’s of Education in School Counseling from Bowie State University. Brittany has worked as a School Counselor providing counseling services to students and parents in the public school system since 2015. Brittany’s passion is assisting children and adults who suffer from symptoms of anxiety, depression, and issues with self-esteem.
In her free time, Brittany enjoys taking care of her dog Blue, spending quality time with her friends and loved ones, and reading novels written by various authors.