Maryland

Carolyn Gonterman, LGPC

Largo, MD

Background

Carolyn is a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor in Maryland. She received her Master’s Degree from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Washington, DC. Carolyn has extensive experience working with individuals and families from a variety of backgrounds and ages, including clients with a history of substance abuse and co-occurring disorders, anxiety, depression, and ADHD.

 

Carolyn integrates multiple theories into her counseling approach, often pulling from holistic counseling and relational theory orientations, taking into account all aspects of the individual and their life experiences throughout the counseling process to provide individualized services.

 

Carolyn often utilizes techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, art therapy, and motivational interviewing to assist clients in reaching their goals. Carolyn believes that a strong therapeutic relationship is built on trust and open-communication and provides a safe, empathetic, and non-judgmental space where clients can feel comfortable and supported on their life journey.

Specialties

  • Adolescents

  • Adults

  • LGBTQIA+ community

  • Addiction

  • ADHD

  • Adjustment Disorders

  • Anger

  • Anxiety

  • Bipolar 

  • Depression

  • Life Transitions

  • Relational Conflict

  • Self-Esteem

  • Stress

  • Trauma

  • Art Therapy

  • Mindfulness Techniques

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

  • Motivational Interviewing

Nicole Welds, MSW, LMSW

Largo, MD

Background

Nicole is a Licensed Masters level Social Worker in Maryland with 12 years experience. She earned her Bachelors of Social Work and Masters of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University. Nicole has experience working with children, adolescents, adults, families, and the geriatric population in a variety of settings. Nicole is extremely passionate about supporting clients across the lifespan with all of their therapeutic needs.

 

Nicole takes an eclectic person-centered approach in counseling, preferring to focus on maximizing individual and collective strengths while supporting clients in their journeys to actualize and live their desired lives. 

 

Nicole has special interest areas of Bereavement, LGBTQ, Older Adults, Life Transitions, and Foster Care/Adoptions. Nicole enjoys using mindfulness techniques, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Strength Based Therapy, and Solutions Focused Therapy.

Specialties

 

  • Adults

  • Couples

  • Families

  • Foster Care/Adoption

  • LGBTQIA+ community

  • Seniors

  • Addiction

  • Adjustment Disorders

  • Anger

  • Anxiety

  • Bipolar 

  • Bereavement

  • Depression

  • Life Transitions

  • Relational Conflict

  • Schizophrenia

  • Self-Esteem

  • Stress

  • Trauma

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

  • Mindfulness Techniques

  • Narrative Therapy

  • Solution Focused Therapy

  • Strength Based Therapy

Mekea Anderson,  LCSW-C

Largo, MD

Background

Mekea Anderson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Washington, DC and Maryland. She completed her Master’s Degree in Social Work at Howard University with a concentration in Mental Health. She has 20 years of experience working in various community settings including the public-school system, social services and non-profit agencies.

 

Mekea’s approach to therapy is to help people facilitate meaningful changes in their lives. She aims to build a trusting relationship with her clients and create a safe space for discussing personal experiences. Mekea structures therapy sessions based on the individual needs and works with her clients to set personal goals to achieve the outcomes they desire in their lives.

Specialties

 

  • Teens

  • Adults

  • Couples

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Various traumas & PTSD

  • Grief and Loss

  • Substance abuse

  • Stress

  • Relational Conflict

  • Job-related issues

  • Veterans and Active Military Service Members 

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

  • Motivational Interviewing

  • Solution Focused Therapy

  • Trauma Informed Care. 

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Therapeutic Links Behavioral Health Services serves the online community, as well as communities in the Washington, DC and Prince George's County Maryland Regional areas, including: Dupont Circle, Logan Circle, Mount Vernon Square, Foggy Bottom - West End, Farragut North, Farragut West, Georgetown, George Washington University, Howard University, Cleveland Park, Woodley Park, Chinatown, Brookland, Tenley Town, University of the District of Columbia, Friendship Heights, Bethesda, Ivy City, Michigan Park, Bowie State University, Upper Marlboro, Largo, Captiol Heights, Bowie, Mitchellville, Lanham, Glen Arden and Glen Dale.

We provide individual counseling, couples counseling, family counseling, child therapy, teen counseling, parenting guidance, help with ADD, ADHD, various traumas, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, eating disorders, school issues, substance abuse, grief and loss, as well as life skills/life coaching seminars and workshops.

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