MEET OUR CLINICIANS

 

Laura G. Ashley, LCSW-C

Laura brings nearly 25 years of experience in the mental health field.  She earned her graduate degree in Social Work from East Carolina University.  She uses a variety of modalities to assist individuals on their journey towards health, happiness and fulfillment in their lives.  She provides individual, couples and group therapy. 


June L. Becker, LCSW-C, ACHt

Having earned her Advanced Social Work Degree from Syracuse University, June is certified as an Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapist and is also trained in EMDR.  She utilizes many holistic modalities in her work with adults, children, couples and families.  She is a Doctoral Student in Transpersonal Psychology at the Wellness Institute Graduate School in Issaquah Washington.

 
R. Virginia L. Webster, LCSW-C, ACHt 

Traditionally trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy at Catholic University in Washington D.C., Gini is also a Clinical Hypnotherapist, is trained in EMDR, Integral Breath Therapy, and is a Reiki Master. She offers group meditation classes and weekend group retreats focusing on individual personal growth using hypnotherapy, psychodrama, and breathwork. Special areas of focus include anxiety, trauma resolution, women's issues, and spirituality.   Gini can be reached directly at (240) 523-3933 of email at heartprinttherapy@gmail.com




We are pleased to announce that our new additional space in Suite #101 (Journeys TOO) gives us the ability to increase the number of Clinicians available to provide therapy and other services to Southern Maryland.  We would like to introduce you to:

 


AMBER ARIEMMA, LCPC, NCC


Amber graduated from Bowie State University in 2013 with a Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling. Since then, she has gone on to become a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the State of Maryland as well as a National Certified Counselor. Amber continually attends professional trainings to stay current in the field. She is willing to help clients with a wide variety of difficult life events, stressors, and emotions. Her areas of focus are self-esteem issues, relationship troubles, faulty life patterns, depression, anxiety, and trauma. She has a special interest in trauma and she is working on her credentialing to become a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. Amber has completed both levels of training for EMDR and she finds it very helpful with most cases, particularly when words aren’t enough. She believes in the resiliency of the human spirit, the value of self-exploration, and the inherent ability we each have to grow from life’s experiences. She also believes in the healing power of joy, so she also offers Laughter Yoga classes periodically. Amber enjoys learning new things, ballroom dancing, cooking, and spending time with her friends, family, and pets.  Amber can be contacted directly at alariemma@gmail.com or at (443) 295-3278




RITA BLYLER, LCPC, LCADC, NCC

We welcome Rita Blyler, who is now accepting new clients.  Please visit her website at:
www.manyvistascounseling.vpweb.com
for details on her areas of expertise or call her at (240) 466-2034



JULIE CAPIZZI, LGPC

 Julie is a licensed Master’s level professional counselor and provides professional counseling/therapy services to individuals of all ages, couples and families.  She can assist those dealing with the following:
Depression;
Anxiety;
Post-traumatic stress;
Low self-esteem;
Career ambiguity;
Anger management;
Communication and conflict resolution;
Physical, emotional, and/or sexual abuse and neglect;
A loved one’s substance abuse;
Recovery from substance abuse;
And much more.
She has been working in the mental health and community resource field for over 10 years.Julie received her Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Bowie State University and her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). 
She utilizes research based theories and techniques and applies counseling principles and methods in the diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and amelioration of psychological problems, emotional conditions, and/or mental conditions of individuals and groups.  In addition to her education and formal training,her personal life experiences and sincere compassion for people, has provided her with the ability to display genuine empathy and concern for client’s well-being and a non-biased, non-judgmental view of their lives.
She is accepting referrals from community resources and by self-referral. She is currently accepting self-paid clients.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact her via phone at (240) 466-1816 or via email at julie.capizzi1@gmail.com


REBECCA (BECCA) M. PINCKNEY, MSW, LCSW-C


Becca is a psychotherapist with over a decade of experience in the field of social work.  Becca has a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work and Sociology from UMBC as well as a Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Maryland School of Social Work.  Her career has involved clinical work in a myriad of settings including:  public agencies, foster care, inner city crisis intervention, forensic social work, acute inpatient care, and outpatient mental health care.  Becca considers her experience in all of these milieus as invaluable.  Her career has allowed her the honor of working with a diverse population of individuals from across the lifespan.  Becca provides counseling from a strengths-based and holistic point of view, taking into account what makes each person unique and special.  Becca works with individuals, couples, and families.  She is currently accepting new patients.  Please call her for a FREE phone consultation at (240) 587-7087, email her at bloomwellnessllc@gmail.com or visit her website at www.bloomcounseling.org



DARLENA AUSTIN, LCSW-C


Darlena is a graduate of Catholic University with a focus in Clinical Social Work and Social Justice.  With over 20 years of human service experience in child development, mental health, and child welfare, Darlena utilizes a strength based perspective to assist clients as they navigate set backs to achieve goals.  Darlena's philosophy of practice is  "creating the life you desire begins with one change".  She is a certified Financial Social Worker, utilizing psycho-education and a behavioral approach to help clients gain desired money outcomes.   Darlena is accepting new clients for individual, couples, and family therapy, as well as, the financial social work group.   You may reach Darlena at 301-778-4127 or hello@synhergybehavioralstrategies.com



JAIME B. JONES, MSW, LGSW 

I am a licensed social worker who provides professional counseling/therapy services to individuals, couples, and families. I have been working in the human services field for over 16 years in various roles and capacities, and I have been working in the mental health field for over eight years.
I received my Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Florida State University and my Master’s Degree in Social Work from Salisbury University.
I utilize an integrative and holistic approach when providing therapy that incorporates mindfulness, humanistic psychology, and cognitive-behavioral therapy.
I honestly believe that the most important aspect to a successful therapeutic relationship is the connection between the client and the therapist. I am compassionate, empathetic, and genuine. I am truly passionate about the work that I do and I am motivated to help others learn about themselves and grow.
Phone number: 240-466-1499       or Email: MindfulBeginningsLLC@gmail.com



 MATT WILLETT, MSW, LGSW, Shamballa Master Energy Healer


Matt Willett offers an eclectic blend of psychotherapy that involves goal-oriented Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness Training, and Guided Imagery to access and heal traumas. This eclectic blend fosters access to the healing powers of body, mind, and spirit.
I practiced energy healing and acupressure before deciding to become a psychotherapist. I have received a Highest Yoga Tantra empowerment by a Tibetan Lama, and a Master Energy Healer empowerment. I have been meditating, doing self-hypnosis, and Gi Gong practices for twenty years.
I would like to use my compassionate heart, my capacity of introspection, and my logical abilities to help you live to your highest potential. I cannot wait to meet you. The sacred in me acknowledges the sacred within you.  You can reach me at (240) 466-1997




YOGA AT JOURNEYS

ALICE WILLIAMS


Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance
Certified in Prenatal Yoga and Yoga Nidra


Yoga means union or to yoke.  Yoga is a practice for anyone and everyone.  Alice states:  "For me, yoga was a way to find balance and stability in my life.  Yoga is much more than the practice of asanas.  There are many ways to use what we learn on our mat and take them with us out into our daily life.  My purpose is to provide a basic understanding of yoga postures, breathing and meditation techniques which cultivate creativity, health and feelings of well-being."
Purpose - To provide a basic understanding of yoga postures and breathing techniques which cultivate creativity, health and well being.
-Provide a yoga program to enhance flexibility, strength and mental well being.
Class content - centering meditation, warm up asanas, yoga postures, breath work and relaxation techniques
Yoga is a widely accepted complementary service in the area of health maintenance and prevention that is restorative in nature.  This class offers a program that contributes to the physical and emotional well being of the participants through the use of yoga postures and mediation techniques.

Yoga classes are held in Suite #101 Group room on Tuesdays from 6:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.  Please call the main Journeys number (301) 884-4225 to register or to get more information.


ANOTHER EXCITING OFFERING AT JOURNEYS


Divine Dimensions Psychic Medium Readings and Energy Healing Services

THERESA TINSLEY 

Theresa is a Certified Psychic Medium, Reiki Practitioner and Master of the Ancient Mayan Healing Art Ira’ku.  She offers Mediumship and Intuitive Guidance readings, Reiki healing sessions for both people and animals, Mayan Ira’ku healing sessions and more.

For more information you can visit her website at www.divinedimensions.biz, or by calling Theresa directly at 240-466-4441.

Theresa says, “My focus and most heartfelt hope is to bring forth awareness and healing, utilizing my gifts through love, and to teach others to open up to their own spiritual potential.”






 



 

 

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