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. Ariella Lipkin is a licensed psychologist in Maryland providing therapy to individuals, couples, families, and groups. Dr. Lipkin 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, Washington, DC. She completed her internship at Assessment & Treatment Alternatives in Philadelphia, PA., and specialized in providing therapy and evaluations to victims and perpetrators of crimes. Dr. Lipkin attained extensive post-doctoral training at a men’s and women’s maximum security state prison. She also has a background in treating children, adolescents, and adults with a wide-variety of clinical concerns, in both private and community mental health settings. More specifically, Dr. Lipkin has received training in child custody mediation, trauma recovery, LGBTQIA issues, and women’s issues. She uses an integration of cognitive behavioral, dialectical behavioral, psychodynamic, and client-centered therapies to address the specific needs of the client.
Dr. Julie Murphy is a licensed psychologist in Maryland, providing therapy to individuals and couples. She earned her doctorate degree (Ph.D.) in Clinical Psychology at the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Murphy’s specialties include depression (including postpartum depression), anxiety, ADHD, executive functioning difficulties, identity development issues (especially for people with intersectional identities including disabilities, LGBQIAA+, trans, or nonbinary identities), family planning (especially for non cis gender/non-heteronormative relationships), relationship challenges, open/poly relationships, recovery from trauma (especially sexual violence), and parenting a child who has currently, or previously, had cancer. She uses methods that focus on strengths, empowerment, relationships, and healthy strategies for coping with oppression and trauma; has extensive training in relational-cultural, feminist, and interpersonal therapies; and also uses tools from mindfulness and narrative therapy. While she has done therapy and academic work related to marginalized communities for more than two decades, Dr. Murphy strives to continually learn as our cultural context, language choices, and rights change.
Dr. Lateffa Robinson is a Licensed Psychologist in Maryland. Dr. Robinson earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (PhD) from Howard University in Washington, D.C. She completed her internship at The University of Southern California University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (USC UCEDD) at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Prior to earning her PhD, Dr. Robinson earned a Masters degree in Social Work (MSW), with a Clinical focus, also from Howard University. Before entering into private practice, Dr. Robinson has gaining over 15 years of experience as a mental health professional, providing a range of services to individuals and families in a variety of settings, including community mental health centers, public schools, and outpatient hospitals; as well as providing Mental Health Consultation to other professionals providing mental health and special education services. She has served as Adjunct Professor at Howard University and continues to work as Clinical Assessment Consultant/Trainer with Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. She has extensive training in psychodiagnostic services, individual and family therapy, cultural competence, and mental health advocacy. Her psychotherapy practice orientation is holistic and eclectic, with an emphasis on using cognitive-behavioral and solution-focused strategies to foster positive change in the lives of individuals and families.
Maureen Betz, LCSW-C is a clinical social worker, licensed in Maryland and Washington DC. After earning her Bachelor’s degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, she completed her Masters in Social Work at the Catholic University of America, with a dual-concentration in clinical and macro social work. She also earned a Certificate in International Social Development, and spent time working with children and impoverished urban communities in the Philippines. Maureen completed internship studies in a community based setting treating individuals dually-diagnosed with HIV and co-occurring mental health issues. Maureen’s other professional experience includes leadership roles in community-based mental health and non-profit settings in Washington DC. She has particular expertise working with individuals surviving trauma, recovering from addictions, mood disorders and psychotic disorders. Maureen is an ally to the LGBTQIA community, and has specialized training in Critical Incident Stress Management, trauma informed care, and person-centered approaches to treatment. As a therapist, Maureen sees her role as facilitating clients’ ability to identify and define problematic experiences for themselves, collaborate in the creation of a mutually agreed upon, goal-oriented plan of treatment, and to foster existing strengths and resiliency in order to empower clients to achieve success in the future.
Rebecca Aloni, LCPC is licensed in Maryland as a Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC). She received her Bachelors in Psychology from Touro College in New York and her Masters in Counseling Psychology from Chatham University in Pittsburgh, PA. Rebecca has worked in outpatient, intensive outpatient, and day treatment programs conducting assessments and intake interviews to determine diagnosis and treatment needs, developing innovative individualized treatment strategies to match treatment needs using empirically support treatment interventions, and conducting therapy using cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, person centered therapy, strength-based interventions among other psychotherapeutic modalities. Rebecca provides individual, group, and family therapy to children, adolescents, and adults who struggle with depression, self-harm, anxiety, social and interpersonal struggles, mood disorders, and opposition and anger related concerns.
Jessica Diez, LCPC is licensed by the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC). She received her Bachelor’s in Psychology from Towson University. She went on to receive a Masters in Applied Psychology- Counseling from University of Baltimore. Ms. Diez works with individuals specializing in young adults. Ms. Diez draws from person-centered and existential theories as well as cognitive behavioral and psychodynamic theories. She has experience with anxiety, depression, grief/loss, self-esteem, adjustment/phase of life and transition issues. Ms. Diez wants to help clients feel a greater sense of purpose, fulfill their dreams, and improve their quality of life.
Andrew Dauler, LCMFT is a marriage and family therapist licensed in Maryland. He earned his master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Maryland at College Park. Andrew specializes in analyzing the context of a person’s satisfaction in their romantic, familial, social and professional relationships. He helps to clarify the patterns that leave people feeling stuck in their distress, and empowers people with the skills and strength to feel secure. Andrew is trained in a variety of approaches to meet each individual’s needs, including Cognitive behavioral therapy, Emotionally Focused therapy, Gottman therapy, Play therapy, Narrative therapy, and Structural therapy
Asher Siegelman, M.A. is a psychology associate supervised by Dr. Levi Breuer. Following Military service, he began his training in psychology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia where he completed his B.A. in psychology. With an interest in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), he worked with various experts in Military and civilian trauma who focused on combat, community violence, and domestic violence. His Ph.D. in clinical psychology is being completed (dissertation submitted) at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. where he has focused on the assessment and treatment of suicidality for both Service Members and civilians. The bulk of his clinical training has been trauma focused, which has included experience with evidence-based treatments (e.g. Prolonged Exposure & Cognitive Processing Therapy). This has evolved to include other anxiety and stressor related disorders from mild to severe.