Dr. Levi Y. Breuer is a licensed psychologist in Maryland. He provides psychotherapy to individuals and couples and conducts clinical and forensic psychological evaluations. Dr. Breuer earned his Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) degree in clinical psychology from George Washington University in Washington D.C. He completed his internship at McGill University, in Montreal, Canada. He earned his Masters degree in Clinical Community Counseling from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. Prior to being in private practice, Dr. Breuer worked as a forensic psychologist in Maryland at a maximum security forensic hospital – Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center. In addition, he has also worked in a variety of other settings, including, inpatient psychiatric hospitals, outpatient mental health centers, and college counseling centers. Dr. Breuer pursued post-doctoral training in couples therapy and is a certified emotionally-focused couples therapist.
Dr. Sally Mays is a licensed psychologist in the state of Maryland. She earned her doctorate in clinical psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. She completed her post-doctoral training at the counseling center at Loyola University Maryland. Dr. Mays conducts comprehensive psychoeducational and emotional assessments. She employs a therapeutic approach that is tailored to the presenting concern, goals, and personality of each individual client, but often employs a cognitive-behavioral approach that also takes into account the importance of interpersonal relationships and functioning. Dr. Mays focuses on providing a safe and supportive environment and works to help clients identify and reach their own goals with respect for their unique circumstances, cultural background, and beliefs.Dr. Neville Galloway-Williams is a licensed psychologist in Maryland. She earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. She completed an internship as well as a post-doctoral fellowship specializing in PTSD at the VA Maryland Health Care System. Other areas of specialized clinical interest include insomnia, substance use disorder, anxiety and phobias, chronic pain, panic, depression, and life adjustment issues. Dr. Galloway-Williams conducts psychodiagnostic, ADHD, bariatric, and learning disability evaluations with a variety of age groups. She does individual, couples, and group therapy, using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy as well as mindfulness and other cognitive and behavioral approaches to assist her clients to engage in lives that are consistent with their values. Dr. Ariel Nickie is a clinical psychologist, licensed in Maryland and Pennsylvania. She earned her Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) and Master of Arts degrees in Clinical Psychology from the American School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Northern Virginia. She attended internship at Philhaven Hospital where she received treatment in various settings and levels of care. She completed her post-doctoral training at Wellspan Behavioral Health, receiving specialized training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She has a wide rage of experience treating anxiety-related disorders, depression, psychosis, and life-transitions/adjustment problems. She also worked closely with individuals experiencing chronic somatic problems.
Dr. Eileen Griffin is a licensed psychologist in Maryland. She earned her Masters in Clinical Psychology (M.S.) from Loyola University Maryland and her Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) degree from The George Washington University. Dr. Griffin’s clinical experience has focused on individual psychotherapy and psychological assessment with adults and emerging adults in community clinic and college counseling settings. She is a psychodynamic and process-oriented therapist who has a range of experience helping individuals with anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, low self-esteem, history of repeated trauma, and challenges related to emerging adulthood. Dr. Griffin believes in the importance of genuineness, transparency, and empathic yet straightforward communication to help individuals build trust and have a supportive space to express their vulnerability. Her sessions focus on both past and present to allow clients to better understand themselves, let go of old patterns, and create more fulfilling relationships with themselves and others.Mr. Eric Millman is a licensed clinical professional counselor in Maryland. He earned his Masters in clinical counseling from Loyola University in Baltimore, Maryland. He has extensive training and practice working with individuals struggling with addictions and other mental health issues. He provides psychotherapy in a way that is tailored to each individual, while integrating various theories and styles of practice. He believes that therapy is a one of a kind experience for people looking to change their lives. It is for those looking to be truly alive and to find deeper meaning, joy, creativity, and depth. He works with people to change in work, relationships, anxiety, depression, acting-out or acting-in behavior, and addictions. He additionally helps people find creativity, courage, bravery, embrace pain and sadness, and find greater meaning and joy. Elise Smithmyer, LCSW-C is a licensed social worker (Maryland license #19678). She earned her Masters degree at The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. Prior to being in private practice, Elise worked as a psychotherapist, behavioral health specialist, and transgender advocate at Whitman Walker Health. She has a background in nursing and practiced as a Registered Nurse before finding therapy as her calling. She has worked in a variety of settings and is trained in multiple modalities of therapy in order to provide care that is tailored to each individual. Elise has extensive experience working with persons struggling with depression, anxiety, life stressors, trauma, relationship issues, grief, substance abuse, HIV, and/or gender dysphoria. She is committed to providing a safe, non-judgmental space for all individuals to engage in care. Merrilee Peske, LCMFT, is a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist in Maryland. She received her Bachelors in Psychology from the University of California, San Diego and her Masters in Marital and Family Therapy from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA. Merrilee provides therapy from a family systems and strength based perspective, utilizing approaches from cognitive behavioral therapy and structural family therapy to address relational issues. She believes in showing clients unconditional positive regard and joining with them to create and achieve their goals. She is experienced in treating clients who struggle with stress, family conflict, parenting issues, life cycle transitions, depression, anxiety, anger, self-esteem, chronic illness and grief/loss. Merrilee provides individual, couples, and family therapy to children, adolescents, and adults.
Bill Clare, LCSW-C is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Maryland as well as a psychotherapist that has been helping individuals, couples, and families for over 27 years to cope, survive and eventually thrive. After receiving his Master of Social Work degree from the University of Maryland at Baltimore, Bill began his professional career specializing in individual and family psychotherapy services to children and adolescents. He has since branched out to work with adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorders, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, gender identity, LGBTQIA issues, trauma, and substance abuse issues. He uses cognitive and dialectical behavioral therapy to help clients seek their full potential. Bill has received training in mediation as well as is board certified to supervise students acquiring their LMSW and LGPC certifications.
Amanda Garratt, LCSW-C is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Maryland. She provides therapy to individuals, couples, and families, using an eclectic and strengths-based approach. Amanda has advanced training in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), and is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 200), incorporating mindfulness and body awareness practices throughout her work. Amanda earned her Masters degree in social work at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor, and was a Fulbright Scholar in Peru. She is an LGBTQIA ally, is bilingual in Spanish/English, and has nearly a decade of experience working with children, teens, and adults experiencing trauma, anxiety, depression, and relationship conflict. Amanda believes deeply in each person’s innate ability to heal and grow, and offers a safe, compassionate, and non-judgmental space for that process. .Paige Victorine, M.S. is a doctoral student pursuing her PsyD degree in clinical psychology at Loyola University Maryland, and a licensed psychology associate in the state of Maryland practicing under the supervision of Dr. Neville Williams. She has previously conducted individual and group therapy and assessment at the Loyola Clinical Centers in Baltimore, MD and Goucher College in Towson, MD. Her professional interests include working with individuals dealing with adjustment disorders, complex trauma and PTSD, anxiety and depressive disorders, family conflict, and management of chronic health issues, among others. While she strives to tailor each therapy experience to the needs of the client through a process of collaboration and goal-setting, Paige tends to operate through an ACT-informed acceptance and values-based lens. She also conceptualizes clients’ presenting concerns by considering aspects of their upbringing and current environmental context into account in order to help the client uncover the root of who they are and what might be keeping them “stuck” in their current level of functioning rather than pursuing their goals.
Alex Christiansen, M.S. is a licensed psychology associate under the supervision of Dr. Neville Williams. She earned her Master of Science degree in Clinical Psychology from Loyola University Maryland, where she is currently working towards her doctoral (Psy.D.) degree. Alex has previously conducted individual and group therapy in outpatient and inpatient settings. Her professional interests include working with people experiencing trauma-related symptoms and PTSD, depression, panic, life adjustment issues, and parenting concerns. Alex strives to provide LGBTQIA+ affirming care and has a particular interest in helping individuals explore issues related to identity development and oppression. Her therapeutic style is informed by Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.