Jamie is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) passionate about working with children (ages three and up), teens, adults, families, and couples to help them achieve their mental and behavioral health goals. Jamie brings a warm, empathetic approach to help clients heal from their past, cope with challenges, improve their relationships, and build resilience toward a brighter future.
Jamie takes a person-centered, strengths-based approach to therapy to help clients and families thrive. She draws from her training and experience in family therapy, child-centered play therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing, and trauma-focused CBT to meet each client’s unique needs. Jamie has experience supporting clients with anxiety, neurodiversity, mood disorders, interpersonal issues, trauma, and attachment trauma.
When working with children, Jamie is committed to strengthening the family system, including promoting positive parenting practices, to extend healing and growth into the home environment. Jamie is collaborative and playful and strives to help clients improve their self-awareness, self-esteem, relationships, and coping skills.
Jamie earned her Master’s in Social Work from the University of Maryland, Baltimore, focusing on clinical behavioral health. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Vassar College and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Oxford.
Jamie has earned certifications in Couples and Family Therapy (through Jonah Green and Associates, LLC) and trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy. She is pursuing extensive ongoing training in play therapy and has training in Facilitating Attuned Interactions (FAN), Positive Solutions for Families, and parent education.
Jamie has worked and volunteered in suicide prevention, services for individuals experiencing homelessness, re-entry from incarceration, and child welfare/adoption. Jamie is a published researcher on interracial and interethnic couples raising children. Before pursuing the MSW, Jamie worked in the field of global health.
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