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Licensed Professional Counselors & Social Workers

Licensed Professional Counselors/Social Workers Certifications:
ACS: Approved Clinical Supervisor
BCD: Board Certified Diplomat
CEDS: Certified Eating Disorder Specialist
LCPC: Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
LCSW: Licensed Clinical Social Worker
LCSW-C: Licensed Clinical Social Worker-Counselor
LICSW: Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker
LMFT: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
LPC: Licensed Professional Counselor
M.A.: Master of Arts
M.S.: Master of Science
M.S.W.: Master of Social Work
NCC: Nationally Certified Counselor
PH.D.: Doctor of Philosophy (Counseling)
RD: Registered Dietitian
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Specific Christian/Pastoral Counselors:
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Vittoria Grant, LPC, NCC
Phone: 202.746.2717
Address: 10375 B Democracy Lane, Fairfax, VA 22030
Email: grantvittoria@yahoo.com
Information: Vittoria Grant works with mood disorders, emotional and physical abuse, anger management, post traumatic stress and has treated some individuals with disordered eating; couples and adolescents. She provides individual therapy.
Treatment Model: Vittoria Grant utilizes a cognitive-behavioral approach.
Worldview: She works within a Judeo-Christian perspective as a Christian counselor.
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Jessica MacNair, M.A., NCC
Phone: 703.652.6322 ext. 284
Address: PO Box QQ, McLean, VA 22101 Office Location: Falls Church
Email: jessicamacnair@gmail.com
Information: Jessica MacNair specializes in treating individuals with anorexia, bulimia and eating addiction; males and females, children, adolescents, and adults.  She provides individual and group therapy.
Treatment Model: Jessica MacNair utilizes a solutions-focused, cognitive behavioral approach to therapy, focusing on client empowerment.
Worldview: She works within a Judeo-Christian perspective as a pastoral counselor.
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Janet Raymond, M.A. (Counseling)
Phone: 703.652.6322
Address: 380 Maple Ave., W Suite 304 Vienna, VA 22180
Email: herbs@exis.net
Information: Janet Raymond works with a variety of personal issues including individuals with disordered eating; males and females, adolescents and adults.  She provides individual therapy.
Worldview: She works within a Judeo-Christian perspective as a pastoral counselor.
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Nancy Scott, LCSW
Phone: 703.903.9696 ext.207
Address: Alexandria/Springfield
Information: Nancy Scott works with a variety of personal issues including individuals with disordered eating; males and females, adolescents and adults.  She provides individual therapy.
Worldview: She works within a Judeo-Christian perspective as a pastoral counselor.
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Pamela Sinex, M.S., LCPC
Phone: 410.561.9584
Address: 10705 Hunting Ln. Columbia, MD 21044
Information: Pamela Sinex works with individuals dealing with depression, anxiety, relational issues, and spiritual growth; males and females, children and adults.  She also treats clients with eating disorders and with trauma related issues.   She provides individual and couples counseling.
Worldview: She works within a Judeo-Christian perspective as a pastoral counselor.
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Clinicians Able to Work Within A Judeo-Christian Perspective:
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Judith Asner, MSW, LCSW-C, Certified Eating Disorder Specialist and Image Relationship Coach
Phone: 301.654.3211
Address: 4828-B West Lane Bethesda, MD
Email: judith.asner@verizon.net
Website: www.healthyplace.com/Communities/Eating_Disorders/beat_bulimia/about_me.html
Information: In her private practice, Judith Asner specializes in treating individuals with bulimia and binge eating disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, body dysmorphic disorder, compulsive exercisers; males and females, adolescents, and adults.  She provides individual, couples, family and group therapy.
Treatment Model:  She utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy, insight oriented therapy, and problem solving.  When working with someone who has an eating disorder, Judith Asner believes in a team approach and works directly with nutritionists, psychiatrists, and other physicians
Worldview: She is willing to work within a Judeo-Christian perspective.
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Heather Baker, LICSW
Phone: 703.858.7838 ext 107
Address: Potomac Valley Psychotherapy Associates: 20925 Professional Plaza #230 Asburn,VA 20147
Email: hnelson@sbhsva.com
Information: In her private practice, Heather Baker specializes in treating individuals with mood disorders and eating disorders; males and females, adolescents and adults.  She provides individual, couples, and family therapy.
Treatment Model:  She utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy within a team treatment approach.
Worldview: She is willing to work within a Judeo-Christian perspective.
Insurance:  She accepts most insurance.
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Barbara Behrmann, LCSW-C
Phone: 703.471.0219
Email: bbehrmann@aol.com
Address: Reston and Vienna, VA
Information: Barbara Behrmann specializes in the treatment of individuals with anorexia and bulimia.  She provides individual therapy.
Treatment Model: She utilizes an eclectic, cognitive-behavioral approach within a family systems orientation.
Worldview: Sheis willing to work within a Judeo-Christian perspective.
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Lynn Field, Ph.D. (Counseling), LPC
Phone: 703.591.5910 x120
Address: 10721 Main Street, Suite 2350 Fairfax, VA 22030
Email: drlfield@cox.net
Website: www.grothandrecovery.com
Information: Lynn Field specializes in treating individuals with anorexia, bulimia and compulsive overeating; males and females, adolescents and adults.  She provides individual and couples counseling as well as family therapy.
Treatment Model: She utilizes a cognitive behavioral, psychodynamic approach.
Worldview: She is willing to work within a Judeo-Christian perspective.
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Brock Hansen, LCSW
Phone: 202.362.3009
Address: 3801 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 100D Washington DC
Email: brockhansenlcsw@aol.com
Website: www.change-for-good.org
Information: In his private practice, Brock Hansen specializes in treating individuals with anorexia and bulimia, compulsive exercisers, food addiction, binge eating disorder, obesity, compulsive overeating, obsessive compulsive disorder and body dysmorphic disorder; males and females, adolescents, and adults.  He provides individual, couples, family, and group therapy as well as hypnosis and telephone coaching.
Treatment Model:  He utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy, hypnosis, and neurolinguistic programming techniques.
Worldview: He is willing to work within a Judeo-Christian perspective.
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Virginia Inglese, M.A., RD, LCSW, CEDS
Phone: 703.255.7012
Address: 2720 Willow Drive Vienna, VA
Email: ginny@totalhealthconcepts.net
Website: www.totalhealthconcepts.net
Information: In her private practice, Virginia Inglese specializes in treating individuals with anorexia and bulimia, compulsive exercisers, food addiction, night eating syndrome, binge eating disorder, obesity, compulsive overeating, obsessive compulsive disorder, and body dysmorphic disorder; males and females, children, adolescents, and adults. She provides individual therapy, nutritional counseling, coaching, family therapy, couples therapy, group therapy, support groups, and phone counseling.
Treatment Model:  She utilizes a combination of nutritional, fitness, and behavioral therapy for lasting lifestyle changes. Her approach draws upon inner strengths and reconnects individuals with their mind and body to enhance health, energy, and personal well-being.
Worldview: She actively engages clients in their spiritual, emotional and physical healing.
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Alexandra Kaghan, LCSW
Phone: 703.319.14.36
Address: Vienna, VA
Email: askaghan@yahoo.com
Information: Alexandra Kaghan specializes in treating individuals with anorexia, bulimia, and compulsive overeating; males and females, adolescents, and adults. She provides individual, couples, and family psychotherapy.
Treatment Model: She utilizes a wide variety of techniques in therapy.  When needed, she works closely with a dietitian and a psychiatrist.
Worldview: She is willing to work within a Judeo-Christian perspective.
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Kelly Lieber, LCSW
Phone: 703.591.5912 ext. 118
Address: 10721 Main Street, Suite 2350 Fairfax, VA 22030
Website: www.growthandrecovery.com
Information: In her private practice, Kelly Lieber specializes in treatment for individuals with anorexia and bulimia; individuals of all ages.  She provides individual counseling as well as family and group therapy.
Treatment Model: She utilizes a cognitive behavioral, feminist, and psychodynamic approach.
Worldview: She is willing to work within a Judeo-Christian perspective.
Insurance: She does not accept insurance
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Claudia Lineweaver, Ph.D. (Counseling), LPC, NCC, ACS
Phone: 703.598-6190
Address: 207 Park Avenue, Suite B-2, Falls Church, VA  22046
http://www.northernvirginiacounseling.com
Email: claudialineweaver@hotmail.com
Information: In her private practice, Claudia Lineweaver specializes in treating individuals with eating disorders (bulimia, binge eating, and anorexia), as well as disordered eating (compulsive overeating, food addictions), and general relationship/family issues; males and females, adolescents, and adults. She provides individual, family, couples, and group therapy as well as phone counseling.
Treatment Model: She utilizes cognitive behavioral, family systems and insight-oriented therapies to help clients to identify patterns in their lives and to gain an understanding of how they developed.  She works in consultation with medical providers and other helping professional to provide the very best level of support and care to her clients.
Worldview: She is willing to work within a Judeo-Christian perspective.
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Beverly Magida, LCSW, BCD
Phone: 703.821.3055
Address: 7643 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22043
Email: bev.magida@verizon.net
Information: In her private practice, Beverly Magida specializes in treating individuals with anorexia and bulimia, compulsive overeating, binge eating, depression, anxiety, women’s issues and work performance problems; males and females, children, adolescents, and adults. She provides individual, couples, and family therapy.
Treatment Model: She utilizes a psychodynamic and eclectic approach, utilizing cognitive behavioral approaches when needed. With eating disorder clients Beverly Magida collaborates with nutritionists, psychiatrists, and other resources to maximize positive change.
Worldview: She is willing to work within a Judeo-Christian perspective.
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Michelle Market, LPC
Phone:703.597-7869
Address:626-C Grant Street Herndon, VA 20190
Email: lpc@michellemarket.com
Website:  www.michellemarket.com
Information: In her private practice, Michelle Market specializes in treating individuals with anorexia and bulimia, binge eating disorder, obesity, compulsive overeating and body dysmorphic disorder; adult women.  She holds a master’s degree in counseling from George Mason University and a bachelor of science in human nutrition and food and exercise science from Virginia Tech.  She indicated that this blended educational background in counseling and nutrition has allowed her to offer a unique wellness approach when handing issues related to individual struggles. She provides individual, family, and group therapy as well as nutritional and phone counseling.
Treatment Model: She utilizes a cognitive behavioral, solution-focused approach.
Worldview: She is willing to work within a Judeo-Christian perspective.
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Sharon Peterson, M.S.W., LCSW-C
Phone:410.337.7772
Address:7801 York Road Suite 215 Baltimore, MD 21204
Email: sharonrpeterson@comcast.net
Website: www.sharonrpeterson.com
Information:In her private practice, Sharon Peterson specializes in treating individuals with anorexia and bulimia; males and females, children (12 and older), adolescents, and adults.  She provides individual, family and group therapy.
Treatment Model:  She utilizes cognitive behavioral and insight oriented therapy as well as problem solving.  When working with someone who has an eating disorder, Sharon Peterson believes in a team approach and works directly with nutritionists, psychiatrists, and other physicians.
Worldview: She is willing to work within a Judeo-Christian perspective.
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Shonna Pope, LCSW
Phone:703.591.5912 ext. 104
Address: 10721 Main Street, Suite 2350 Fairfax, VA 22030
Website:  www.growthandrecovery.com
Information:In her private practice, Shonna Pope specializes treatment for individuals with eating disorders; adolescents and adults.  She provides individual and couples counseling as well as group therapy for women who struggle with binge eating disorder and for individuals who have had gastric bypass surgery.
Treatment Model:  She utilizes a cognitive behavioral, psychodynamic approach.
Worldview: She is willing to work within a Judeo-Christian perspective.
Insurance:  She does not accept insurance.
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Laura Ratner, LCSW-C, BCD
Phone:301.652.0695
Address:4701 Willard Ave. Suite 230 Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Email: lkratner@aol.com
Information:In her private practice, Laura Ratner specializes in treating individuals with anorexia and bulimia, athletes with eating disorders, compulsive exercisers, obsessive compulsive disorder, and body dysmorphic disorder; males and females, children, adolescents, and adults. She provides individual, couples, family and group therapy.
Treatment Model: She utilizes systematic family therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy through an individually tailored and focused approach in the treatment of eating disorders.  Her approach is unique in its utilization of techniques aimed at time-sensitive symptom resolution, often encouraging the involvement of family members in the solution of eating problems.
Worldview: She is willing to work within a Judeo-Christian perspective.
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Suzanne Ricklin,
LCSW-C, BCD, CEDS
Phone: 410.730.0552 3#
Address: Century Mental Health 5570 Sterrett Place Suite 101 Columbia, MD 21044
Information: In her practice, Suzanne Ricklin specializes in treating individuals with eating disorders; males and females, children (9-years-old and above), adolescents, adults.  She provides individual and couples therapy.
Treatment Model:  She utilizes cognitive affective behavioral model in treatment.
Worldview: She is willing to work within a Judeo-Christian perspective.
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Diane Scheininger, LCSW-C
Phone: 301.738.2078 ext. 3
Address: 110 North Washington St. Suite 407 Rockville, MD 20850
Email: dlscheininger@aol.com
Website:  www.potomacvalleypsychotherapyassociates.com
Information: In her private practice, Diane Scheininger specializes in the treatment of individuals with anorexia and bulimia; males and females, children, adolescents, and adults.  She provides individual therapy, support groups, nutritional models, and phone counseling therapy.  Potomac Valley Psychotherapy Associates provides individual, family, and group therapy as well as couples and nutritional counseling, support groups, and community education.
Treatment Model:  Diane Scheininger utilizes a psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, eclectic, and multi-disciplinary treatment team approach.
Worldview: She is willing to work within a Judeo-Christian perspective.
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Ann Jacob Smith, Ph.D. (Counseling), LCPC, NCC
Phone:240.753.3775
Address: 5480 Wisconsin Ave., Suite 204, Chevy Chase, MD
Email: annjacobsmith@yahoo.com
Information: In her private practice, Ann Jacob Smith specializes in treating individuals with anorexia and bulimia, compulsive exercisers, food addiction, binge eating disorder, obesity, compulsive overeating and body dysmorphic disorder; males and females, adolescents, and adults. She provides individual and family therapy.
Treatment Model: She utilizes an eclectic approach currently borrowing from the psychodynamic, existential, and interpersonal therapies, although she began in the field trained as a cognitive behavioral therapist.
Worldview: She is willing to work within a Judeo-Christian perspective.
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Ashley Southard, M.S., LMFT
Phone:443.538.5787
Address: 8182 Lark Brown Rd. Suite 201 Columbia, MD
Email: jasouthard@gmail.com
Website: www.ashleysouthard.com
Information: In her private practice, Ashley Southard specializes in treating individuals with anorexia and bulimia, athletes and compulsive exercisers, night eating syndrome, food addictions, binge eating disorder, obesity, compulsive overeating, obsessive compulsive disorder, and body dysmorphic disorder; males and females, children, adolescents, and adults. She provides individual, couples, and family therapy.
Treatment Model: She utilizes a combination of cognitive behavioral, feminist, and family-of-origin work in her approach
Worldview: She is willing to work within a Judeo-Christian perspective.
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Deborah Taylor, LICSW
Phone: 202.463.0702
Address:50023rd St. NW Washington, DC
Email: debbieltaylor@comcast.net
Information: In her private practice, Deborah Taylor specializes in treating individuals with anorexia and bulimia, compulsive exercisers, binge eating disorder, obesity, obsessive compulsive disorder, and body dysmorphic disorder; males and females, adolescents, and adults.  She provides individual, family, couples, and group therapy.
Treatment Model:   She utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy, psychodynamic approaches, EMDR, and hypnosis.
Worldview: She is willing to work within a Judeo-Christian perspective
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Meghan Voris, LCSW
Phone:202.841.8681
Address: 1501 Lee Highway, Suite 110 Arlington, VA 22209
Information: In her private practice, Meghan Voris specializes in the treatment of individuals with eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia, compulsive eating, disordered eating) among adults and adolescents.
Treatment Model: She utilizes both cognitive behavioral techniques to manage symptoms and psychodynamic approaches to address underlying causes.
Worldview: She is willing to work within a Judeo-Christian perspective.
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