About Me

Debbie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker,  specializing in individual, couples, family therapy and children.  Her private practice, Positive Changes Counseling Center, is located in Towson, Maryland.

With over 25 years experience as a clinician, and as a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Social Work, and Towson University, she is currently serving as a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Her areas of expertise include: trauma; anxiety; depression; relationship conflicts; gender identity; family and parenting skills; divorce and blended family issues; adult ADHD; school issues (learning differences, bullying, separation anxiety); professional/workplace issues; postpartum difficulties; infertility; self injury behaviors and eating disorders.

Debbie also works with adults in executive leadership positions as well as high profile professionals who require privacy and the opportunity to feel comfortable in a therapeutic setting.  She is able to offer a separate entrance and exit to avoid uncomfortable scenarios.

In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, Debbie has presented at conferences and to general audiences speaking on the topics of bullying; anxiety; trauma; team building and parenting strategies.

Debbie is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth and positive changes they are committed to accomplishing.

Education:
Master of Social Work, Uof MD School of Social Work
Master of Arts, Towson University



License:
Licensed Certified Social Worker - Clinical

Certification:
Advanced Trauma Certification; Levels 1 and 2    Ferentz Institute

Professional Activities and Memberships:
National Association of Social Workers
Founder, Counselors' Network Symposium