“Counselors have an
exceptionally strong desire to contribute to the welfare of others and
find great personal fulfillment interacting with people, nurturing
their personal development, and guiding them to realize their human
Earned her Master of Arts Degree (MA) from Argosy Unversity, and is a Licensed Professional Counselor
(LPC) in the District of Columbia (#PRC14034), a Licensed Clinical
Professional Counselor (LCPC) in Maryland (#LC3324-inactive), a National
Certified Counselor (NCC), is a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, and has a Marriage and Family Therapy Certificate.
She also has a Critical Incident Stress Debriefing and Management Certificate
for individual and group, is an Educator, and an Employee Assistance
Program (EAP) Provider and Trainer. Dawn is trained in Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) and Eye Movement Integration™ (EMI).
has over thirteen years of experience working with individuals,
couples/families, and corporate and educational groups and has worked in
a variety of settings including community mental health agencies,
courts, State agencies, schools, universities, homes, hospitals, and
residential treatment facilities.
her broad range of experience working with a variety of populations
and, as an Educator of Psychology, Communications, Interpersonal Skills,
and Cultural Diversity, she is able to connect with and relate to
people from diverse backgrounds.
Dawn uses an Integrated Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
approach in her practice, which means that she combines different
theory-based techniques to address the unique needs of her clients. Her experience with different styles and methods of
therapy enable her to offer appropriate and effective approaches to
She also is a Certified Cllinical Hypnotherapist and uses Task-Oriented, Change Models to assist clients overcome Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), phobias, anxieties, fears, etc. to affect life-long, positive, healthy behaviors.
using practical, interactive, therapeutic modalities, she provides
support and feedback to help clients change or resolve current issues
and long-standing patterns.
Dawn works with each client to help them build on their strengths to identify and achieve their life goals.
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) - District of Columbia (#PRC14034)
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) - Maryland (#LC3324)(inactive)
Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist,
National Board for Certified Clinical Hypnotherapy, 2013
Marriage and Family Therapy Certificate,
Argosy University, 2009
Critical Stress Debriefing & Management,
International Critical Incident Stress Foundation, 2006
Master of Arts in Psychology (MA),
Argosy University, 2005
Telephone: (202) 991-2245
Meeting Location: 1050 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20036