I have 10+ years of experience in the field, ranging from community mental health to substance use to inpatient psych to intake to police work.  I believe you can be a social worker and have good life-work balance; I also don’t think that burnout is inevitable.  I love working with clients and professionals alike, and…

I have been in the field of social work since receiving my BSW in 2016 from Madonna University in Livonia, MI just outside of Detroit. There I served as the Phi Alpha Honor Society President and won the NASW Student of the Year Award. One year later, I graduated with my MSW being in Madonna…

Stephanie Beard (she/her/hers) is a licensed certified social worker and intake therapist at Youth & Family Services. She received her master’s degree in social work from Colorado State University. Stephanie is a current student of sex therapy through the Modern Sex Therapy Institutes, which focuses on treating clients with sexual concerns or issues. She focuses…

Hi, I’m Sarah!  I’m a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor and lover of reality t.v., gardening and hearty belly laughs.  My mission is to equip clinicians with the skills and self-awareness to thrive. Through customized workshops, webinars, and consultations I help Social Workers and Educators hone their craft, cultivate resilience, and reconnect with…

I utilize an integrative, outcome and strengths-based approach to supervision.  My goal is for the supervisee to feel comfortable communicating and engaging with both myself and their clients.  I am licensed in DC and Maryland for the convenience of those living the DMV area and I am available for group or individual supervision.  My background…

I have dedicated the past eleven years of my career to growth within the trauma world, starting with an internship working for the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center, moving through in-home and outpatient work, several years working in acute mental health crisis in Emergency Departments and various at-risk communities, and then moving into private practice.…