LISA ADES, PhD
Dr. Ades, a DC licensed psychologist, earned her Ph.D in Counseling Psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park. She has experience working with adolescents, adults, and couples and has specialized clinical training in substance abuse, eating disorders and group therapy. Her clinical interests also include posttraumatic conditions, grief & loss, human sexuality & sexual orientation, and women's life transitions: career development, multiple role management and parenthood. She is a clinical supervisor in the practice.
Dr. Ades can be contacted at ext. 8.
EMILY M. BAUMAN, PhD
Dr. Emily M. Bauman is a licensed psychologist in DC and VA. She earned her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from American University. She was trained in experiential, psychodynamic, and cognitive-behavioral therapeutic orientations, and utilizes an integrative, relational approach to treatment. She has experience conducting individual and group psychotherapy with adults, and has worked in inpatient and outpatient settings, as well as university counseling centers. She currently divides her time in private practice between Courtois & Associates, PC and Full Circle Neuropsychiatric Wellness Center in Reston, VA. She specializes in treating complex trauma and dissociative disorders, mood disorders, and anxiety disorders. Her clinical interests also include stress management, relationship difficulties, coping with medical illnesses, and adjustment to life transitions.
She is available at ext. 6.
SUZIE M. FRIEDMAN, PhD
Dr. Friedman, a DC licensed psychologist, is a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Maryland where she is an adjunct faculty member. Her clinical interests and experience include simple and complex trauma, relationship concerns and violence, career development and transitions, sport psychology and mental skills training, body image and eating disorders, mood concerns, and time management/study skills development. Dr. Friedman has over 12 years of experience working with older adolescents and adults in both university/college counseling centers and private practice settings. She is the Assistant Director for Mental Health Counseling at Howard Community College, Dr. Friedman conducts personal counseling, careering counseling and job search services, campus programming and outreach; and coordinates the master’s and doctoral training program.
She is at ext. 7.
NANCY HENSLER, PhD
Dr. Hensler, a DC licensed psychologist, is a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Maryland. She has worked as a victim advocate with survivors of sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking, and sexual
harassment. She is a pioneer researcher of cyberstalking. Her interests include mindfulness, body image and eating disorders, women’s career development and mentoring, and group therapy. She completed specialized training at The CENTER: Posttraumatic Disorders Program in Washington DC under Dr. Courtois' supervision. Dr. Hensler is also a staff psychologist at the Towson University
Counseling Center and teaches psychology at the University of Maryland.
She can be reached at ext. 3.
NICOLE M. KAIB, PhD, LPC
Dr. Kaib earned her PhD in Counseling at The George Washington University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Washington, DC. She has experience working with adolescents and adults in university and outpatient community-based counseling centers. Dr. Kaib has worked particularly with individuals with a combination of childhood trauma and intimate partner violence in adulthood, and is currently also seeing clients at a non-profit clinic that provides services to women survivors of domestic violence. Her clinical interests include serious mental illness (including bipolar and psychotic disorders), complex trauma and dissociative disorders, self-injury, and cultural/social justice issues in psychotherapy. Dr. Kaib is also an advocate of holistic integrative treatments and often encourages clients to consider incorporating mindfulness/meditation, acupunture, and movement therapies into their treatment.
Dr. Kaib can be reached at ext. 5.
SYLVIA MAROTTA, PhD, ABPP
Dr. Marotta is a graduate of the University of Houston, and a licensed psychologist in DC. She is also a professor at the George Washington University Department of Counseling, Human, and Organizational Studies and she has authored numerous articles in the professional literature. Dr. Marotta’s research and practice interests center on the posttraumatic stress spectrum and on psychotherapy studies, with an emphasis on diversity issues. She is bilingual in Spanish and English. She often incorporates eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) into treatment. Dr. Marotta serves as a clinical supervisor in the practice.
She can be reached at ext. 2.
Clinical Extern (2012 - 2013)
LENKA GLASSMAN, MA
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