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Emily Kavanaugh, LICSW


Emily is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Washington, DC. She earned her Masters in Social Work from Catholic University. Emily currently works with adults who are experiencing chronic and persistent mental health concerns such as stress, depression and anxiety, life transition challenges and substance abuse issues. Emily takes pride in working with individuals throughout the lifespan, including families and older adults. She has also worked in a hospital setting with a plethora of trauma survivors.


Emily works from a strengths-based perspective and believes in the importance of building relationships and empowering individuals to find skills within themselves to create meaningful change. Emily's therapeutic approach is influenced by narrative therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness, and motivational interviewing. 

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Kelly Baker, LICSW

 Children,Youth and Families

Kelly Baker is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW), alumni of The Catholic University of America School of Social Services and a Certified ADHD Professional (ADHD-CCSP).  She passionately provides counseling and therapeutic interventions to a diverse population of children. These children exhibit academic deficits, emotional and behavioral disturbances as well as health and cognitive impairments.  


Kelly strives to improve social and life skills that fortify cohesiveness between home, school and the community. Kelly altruistic drive provides youths, guardians and their significant others with the skills needed to adjust to current life events.


Natalie Nichols, LPC, NCC

Adults - TeleHealth

Natalie Nichols is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the District of Columbia and a National Board Certified Counselor (NCC). Natalie received a Bachelors in Communications from the University of Maryland College Park and a Masters in Counseling from Bowie State University.


Natalie has worked for over 15 years with various human/social service programs; which include developmental disabilities, supported employment, housing/homeless services and outpatient mental health services. Having worked with various human services populations has afforded her the ability to work with diverse populations.

Natalie is well versed in several counseling techniques and has a compassion for being a service to others. Her counseling skills are unique in nature, often taking a Person-Centered counseling approach to meet the client “where they are” and quickly build the therapeutic relationship.

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