I am licensed in Maryland and Virginia with 30 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, anger management, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I also have experience working with depression. I have specific training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Object Relations. I believe in treating everyone with respect, dignity, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that journey.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Adoption and Foster Care, Antisocial Personality, Control Issues, Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD), Domestic Violence, Eating and Food-Related Issues, Emptiness, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Impulsivity, Intellectual Disability, Isolation / Loneliness, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Mood Disorders, Narcissism, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Phobias, Post-traumatic Stress, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Self-Harm, Self-Love, Sexual Assault and Abuse, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Workplace Issues, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
MD LCSW-C 08624
VA LCSW 0904014807
Steve is great at what he does! I would highly recommend
Written on Sep 26, 2023 after therapy with Stephen for 7 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, and career difficulties
Very patience, quick resounding ,reliable to fit with schedules.
Written on Mar 05, 2023 after therapy with Stephen for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, and anger management