“Sometimes people get stuck in obstructive patterns that negatively impact relationships with family, friends and colleagues. In a non-judgmental, compassionate, safe, culturally sensitive environment, I will work with you to clarify what you want to change, recognize what no longer works for you, promote personal growth, and help you create new life affirming patterns.”
Alina specializes in relationship issues and sexuality. She is deeply experienced in working with life transitions, parenting issues, LGBTQ issues, domestic abuse, anxiety, and self-esteem.
- Motivational Interviewing
- Cognitive-Behavioral Theory
- Strengths-Based Perspective
- Couples Therapy
- Sex Therapy
Alina focuses on a collaborative, person-centered approach to the therapeutic process. She believes that therapy is a partnership and she enjoys walking with people on their path to self-exploration and developing their optimal selves.
Previous Clinical Experience
Alina has experience providing individual therapy, couples/group psychotherapy, and psycho-education services to children, adolescents and adults. She has over 15 years experience working in the fields of chemical dependency, domestic violence, school-based mental health, and sexual trauma.
Other Skills and Experiences
Alina lectured at The Catholic University of America School of Social Service for nine years.
Alina received her Master’s degree in Social Work from Simmons College School of Social Work in Boston, Massachusetts and is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the District of Columbia.
Alina will support you in discovering your strengths and work with you to formulate and achieve your goals to heal from emotional pain.
For more information, to schedule an appointment, or to contact Alina directly, she can be reached at 202-265-1000 ext. 117 or at email@example.com.