About Lindsey

As a couple and family therapist, I have experience working with a wide range of ages and helping  individuals, families, and couples. I believe that therapy can help you to become your best self. Whatever your goal is–from finding more positive ways for your family to interact to overcoming depression and anxiety, I will use personalized and collaborative process to help bring healing and propel your life and relationships to a better place.

I specialize in helping youth, families, and couples who are facing the many transitions that arise throughout life. In my work with children, I emphasize a family approach to therapy, drawing primarily from the Theraplay approach to child therapy. I believe that therapy can by a joyful process which brings us greater connection and peace.

I believe in empowering families to find the right solutions for them–not only within their family but with other resources like schools. Adolescence often brings its own challenges which I am skilled in helping families navigate. In my work with teens, I draw on their strengths while examining patterns, both individually and interpersonally, that may cause them to feel stuck.

Having lived abroad multiple times, I enjoy working with families facing the changes that come with moving to a new culture. I am able to work with Spanish speaking families.

My other focus area is young adults facing personal and professional challenges. If you are feeling stuck, unsettled, or down, I am here to provide space for you to work through challenges in a supportive, judgement free environment. For couples preparing for, or in the early stages of, long term commitment, I am trained in the PREPARE/ENRICH program (www.prepare-enrich.com). It helps couples visualize your relationship, put facts behind your feelings, and discover ways to open up doors for communication and intimacy.

Originally from North Carolina, I speak Spanish and German and have lived in D.C. for nine years. One of my favorite things to do is explore the city by bike. I am a proud Richmond Spider and have a B.A. in Global Politics and Diplomacy.

Some of my additional trainings include teaching yoga and mindfulness to youth (Little Flower Yoga), Theraplay (Level 2), and Gottman couples therapy (Level 1).

MS, University of Maryland – Couple and Family Therapy

Couple and family therapy, emotional regulation skills, coping with life transitions, managing cultural stress, anxiety, depression, self-esteem/self-confidence issues, mindfulness, cognitive-behavioral therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy for insomnia

Monday and Wednesday evenings in Silver Spring

Maryland: LCMFT LCM642

Connect with Lindsey:

Phone: (301) 960-3955

Email: hello@TheMindfulHeartLLC.com

Psychology Today: www.PsychologyToday.com