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Get to Know Us
and Our Philosophy

ABOUT ME

Danielle M. Currie, LICSW

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Danielle Currie is a practicing Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the DMV and Atlanta area.  She truly believe that all individuals deserve an opportunity to feel empowered, secure and emotionally stable. Every person on this earth has value. If you struggle to believe this, She will be honored to be your therapist. Danielle has experience working with various age groups, races, religions and sexual orientations. As a therapist and practice owner Danielle ensures to provide an environment where you will feel safe and valued. Your feelings matter. Your well-being matters. Your perspective matters.  Danielle is committed and up for the challenge to partner with clients as they journey to their best self. Danielle has experience in  Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, Family therapy, Faith Based therapy and Couples Counseling. She will  help you identify your triggers, recognize patterns and address unwanted behaviors.

KeIra Bell, LMSW
Pronouns: she/her/hers

KèIra is a practicing Licensed Master Social Worker in Maryland. Her experience includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, and Couples Counseling. KèIra is kindhearted, warm and makes her clients feel valued and validated through their life transitions. As your therapist, KèIra will be open and non judgmental, but will hold you accountable to your goals. KèIra is dedicated to redefining the stigma of mental health in the Black community and helping curate a Safe Space to do so.

Chasity Deal, LMSW
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Chasity is a Licensed Master Social Worker. She is licensed in Mississippi Tennessee and Washington DC. Chasity's therapy style is warm, open, non-judgmental, and collaborative. She fosters self-determination and resiliency in her clients to create self-confidence, accountability, and growth. She also engages in a psychoeducational approach to therapy, providing information and awareness to the client about their triggers patterns or behaviors that create stronger outcomes towards goal setting and achieving goals. Chasity believes that everyone deserves the opportunity to become their best self she would like to help you get there. She understands that it takes great courage to seek change, break harmful patterns, and pursue a happier life. She is ready to help you start. Her experience includes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy CTF-CBT), and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). Chasity is also bilingual in Spanish.

Dwayne Phillips-McNamee, LGSW, LMSW
Pronouns: he/him/his

Dwayne Phillips-McNamee is a Licensed Social Worker in Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia. Dwayne works to provide a culturally sensitive, inclusive, equitable internal and external space for all clients regardless of age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious background, or any other factor. Dwayne works with adult individuals surrounding a variety of issues including issues related to race and ethnicity, religion, sexuality, gender identity, and relationships. He is particularly interested in working with black adults and those navigating issues related to building and maintaining relationships. Dwayne utilizes a variety of techniques informed by Relational-Cultural Therapy, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, EMDR, and more.

MaryCatherine Balcom, LGSW
Pronouns: she/her/hers

MaryCatherine is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker in Washington DC. MaryCatherine brings with her a genuine passion for helping individuals navigate life's challenges with compassion and empathy. MaryCatherine focuses on creating a safe haven where clients can share their stories openly and without fear of judgement or expectations. She believes in the power of trusting and supportive therapeutic relationships. recognizing that each persons journey is unique and deserves to be honored. MaryCatherine specializes in youth and young adults where she brings a wealth of expertise and care to support individuals navigating the unique challenges of adolescence and early adulthood. MaryCatherine draws from a diverse range of therapeutic modalities including person-centered therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and attachment therapy to meet the needs of each individual. The goal of therapy is not just to alleviate immediate challenges but to empower clients with the tools to navigate future hurdles with confidence and self-compassion.

Eric Behna, LGSW
Pronouns: he/him/his

Eric is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker in Washington D.C. Erics style is calm, supportive, and non-judgmental.  Eric seeks to walk alongside his clients on their journey towards change and being the person they want to be His approach is to help clients tap into inner strengths while building greater awareness of emotions and behaviors. Eric understands that it takes courage to reach out for help and to explore change. Eric believes that everyone has a right to access therapy and have a supportive, objective partner as they strive for growth. Eric particularly enjoys helping LGBTQ individuals navigate unique challenges, as well as working with older adults who may be facing isolation and loss at their later stage in life. Eric utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), mindfulness, and other therapeutic techniques.

Sarah Haight, LGSW
Pronouns: she/her/hers

Sarah Haight is a Licensed Graduate Social worker in Maryland and DC. Sarah will work collaboratively with you using evidence-based approaches to create and sustain the changes you aim for. Sarah utilizes family-systems approaches to therapy, taking a holistic view of the strengths challenges and range of life experiences you bring to therapy. Sarah received her Masters in Social Work from New York University's Silver School of Social Work and focuses on providing a supportive and empowering therapeutic space. She has experience working with anxiety depression life transitions and trauma.

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