Clinical Program Director
“I believe that each person has the innate ability to heal from trauma and pain. My goal is to offer a safe space to tap into transformative healing, self-exploration, and personal growth. I believe therapy is a collaborative process, driven by the unique needs and views of each client.”
Georgiana specializes in working with trauma and PTSD, addictive behaviors, relationship challenges, dissociative disorders, depression, anxiety, sexuality, gender identity, and LGBTQ issues.
- Psychodynamic Therapy
- EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing) Certification
- Brainspotting Certification
- Trauma Informed Clinical Certification
Georgiana also integrates somatic techniques in her work, promoting awareness and understanding of the link between one’s physical and emotional selves.
Georgiana is experienced in both individual and group therapy. Prior to her work at the Viva Center, she served as the Clinical Director of the DC Rape Crisis Center.
She currently leads the Viva Center’s Trauma-Informed Clinical Practice postgraduate program. Georgiana also teaches within the Social Work program at Catholic University.
She has contributed to numerous written pieces on mental health and therapy, such as “Should You Try Animal-Assisted Therapy?”
Georgie received a Master’s in Social Work from Smith College School for Social Work, where she specialized in psychodynamic theory. She also received advanced clinical training from the EMDR Institute of Greater Washington.
For more information, to schedule an appointment, or to contact Georgiana directly, she can be reached via email.