Vivian Levi, LCPC, Trained EMDR Therapist, Mediator
Vivian is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LCPC) and has been licensed to practice in the State of Maryland since 2008. She is a member of LCPCM (Licensed Professional Counselors of Maryland). Her extensive traveling and personal diverse background, as well as her in-depth experience working with a multitude of cultures, has helped her gain a deep understanding of the cross section between culture and treatment approaches. Through her work in family violence she has gained a great understanding of trauma and the needs of the family and uses evidence-based techniques such as Eye Movement Desensitization (EMDR) to treat trauma, post traumatic stress disorder, as well as anxiety and depression.
Vivian has worked closely with the legal system and has become a trained mediator focusing on helping couples to effectively continue to co-parent their children, after separation and divorce.
Vivian is fluent in Greek.
Marina Tudor, LCPC, Trained EMDR Therapist
Marina’s career started in 2001. She has worked in the U.S., Canada, Romania, and Puerto Rico. She has experience with clients with a variety of issues: ASD’s, TBI, Down, depression, anxiety, bipolar, OCD, dementia, addiction, substance abuse, aging and relationships.
Marina was recently trained in EMDR therapy as part of her new focus and interest in clients who are suffering from trauma. Marina speaks English, French, Spanish and Romanian.
Leon Suskin, LCSW-C
Leon is a Clinical Social Worker and has been in the field for 24 years. He is a member of the American Group Psychotherapy Association and is a Certified Group Therapist. In his work with clients he uses empirical research and structural self-management to help them improve their communication skills and relationships with others. He has extensive experience working with clients who struggle with emotional regulation anger management, substance abuse, anxiety and depression.
Leon is Gottman informed and uses a variety of techniques when working with couples to improve understanding and communication. He is a registered social work supervisor and provides individual and group supervision for licensure.
Marja Booker, LCPC
Marja has been in clinical practice over 40 years. She has developed a strong commitment to helping those who suffer. She provides supportive counseling, psycho-education and empowerment to help clients take steps towards healing and positive growth. Marja also has expertise in child counseling and parent consultation.
Marja has devoted her career in helping clients heal from trauma and victimization. She uses art therapy techniques to help her clients heal from depression, anxiety and unhealthy relationships. Marja is fluent in Spanish and her studies in Latin American studies provide her with unique expertise and understanding of Latin cultures.
Sophia Pressley, LGPC
Sophia Pressley is a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor in the state of Maryland. She is an experienced mental health counselor with an extensive history of service to others. Over the course of diverse work history and various travels, she has established a keen set of interpersonal skills and life experiences that she utilizes in her quest to help others. Her graduate education was completed at Eastern New Mexico University where she earned a Master’s of Art in Counseling. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring history, viewing art, listening to music, contemplating life, learning a new skill, and connecting, spiritually with others.
Liat Ben-Lev, Part-time Office Administrator
Liat is a student at Montgomery College, studying General Studies with an interest in psychology. She works behind the scenes to ensure the smooth operation of the agency. She takes care of daily tasks, including bookkeeping, insurance claim filing, and much other administrative support.