Greetings, my name is Desireé C. Monroe. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Washington, DC and a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the state of Maryland. Via using a client-centered eclectic approach, my goal is to motivate healthy behavior, of which I have been doing since 2009 when I began my professional career in counseling. My experience involves working with children, adolescents, adults and seniors, in both outpatient and inpatient treatment facilities. I have a history of working with individuals diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness, alcohol and drug use disorders, trauma survivors, victims and offenders of crime, children in foster care and first responders. As a Board of Professional Counselors and Therapist (BOPC) Approved Clinical Supervisor in Clinical Professional Counseling, I hold a Master’s of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology (Eclectic track) from Bowie State University, and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Psychology, Sociology-Anthropology from Towson University. Opportunities to educate, advocate, empower, and support others in all walks of life is what I value. I use my counseling skills to encourage change, teach people to cope with mental health challenges, promote wellness, and motivate trauma and addiction recovery. I am on a mission is to help, heal, foster hope and support individuals in need…come with me on this journey!
- Stress, Anxiety
- Trauma and abuse
- Anger management
Addictions , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Intimacy-related issues , Parenting issues , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Adoption and Foster Care , Caregiver Issues and Stress , Communication Problems , Domestic Violence , Drug and Alcohol Addiction , Family Problems , First Responder Issues , Guilt and Shame , Impulsivity , Isolation/Loneliness , Life Purpose , Post-traumatic Stress , Self-Love , Sexual Assault and Abuse , Social Anxiety and Phobia , Women's Issues , Young Adult Issues Read more...
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
MD LCPC LC5153
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I love her, she’s amazing
Desiree was absolutely wonderful to work with. She quickly understood what my goals were, and every session gave me good insights, tools to try, and external resources to pursue. She was instrumental in helping me overcome my challenges. Thanks to her, I'm in a much better place than where I was.
Great therapist, communicates properly. Able to identify issues related to desired treatment.
Desiree, really listens attentively and helps me come up with a clear path towards achieving my goals of better overall mental wellness. She is easy to understand and gives helpful feedback.
Desiree is an amazing therapist and it was so helpful working on my therapy goals with her. I feel like a different person than I was a few months ago when I started!
Sessions with Desiree has been amazing, from listening to my issues to coming up with creative and uplifting ideas and solutions to what I need to do. I stroke gold with my first therapy and would recommend her to everyone. She’s amazing
Desiree does respect and value your innermost concerns and works with you to address them. I really enjoy my conversations with her.
I love working with Desiree'. She is down to earth, easy to relate to and very insightful. She takes the time to understand where I am on my journey and offers tools and ideas to help me take that next step. I am so grateful and appreciative to have found Desiree`!
She has been great
My therapist is very helpful and insightful and has been challenging me to think about things in a different way,which I think I need.
Desireé is very easy to talk to and understanding so opening up to her is a breeze . It’s like having a normal conversation very little effort needed and she gives good advice based off what you tell her
Desiree is absolutely amazing.