Terri is nationally certified as a licensed clinical counselor in Maryland and in Florida. She earned her Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of North Florida in 2012 and Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts 2004. Terri is an EMDR therapist. She completed her EMDR training through the Rivers Edge Institute, an EMDRIA approved training provider and is currently working towards her certification. She believes in a multidisciplinary and evidence-based approach to treatment to promote health and wellness for the person as a whole.
Terri is experienced in counseling individual adults, adolescents, children, couples and families. Prior to moving to the Annapolis area in 2017, Terri worked in the pediatric acute care unit at Wolfson’s Children’s Hospital in Florida. Terri understands the importance of faith and spirituality in fostering hope and healing through counseling. She completed graduate clinical training at the Baptist Medical Center in the Pastoral Care Department. There, she spent a year in their Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) program, which was an extensive interfaith educational experience.
Additionally, as the wife of a, now retired, Navy service member and a mother of 3 children, Terri understands the unique challenges our service members and their families face. She completed her undergraduate and graduate education while moving to different duty stations and raising her three children. She has specialized education in counseling military families, trauma and crisis stabilization.
With this philosophy in mind, Terri understands the importance of treatment for mind, body, and spirit as it relates to each individual client’s life experiences as well as their cultural and spiritual beliefs. Terri is passionate about creating an open and judgment-free therapeutic atmosphere where clients can feel safe to work through their most difficult experiences so they are able to move forward in their lives in a healthy way.
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