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All Life Christian Counseling Network Counselors are Christian counselors who have earned Master's degree or a Ph.D. in counseling or a related field from an accredited graduate school. All are credentialed and are either certified by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) or similar accrediting body, or hold state licenses with Maryland, DC, or Virginia.



EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Chris Buckingham, PhD, LCPC, NCC
Counsels: Ages 17+, male and female

Areas of Specialty: Parenting, suicide, domestic violence, PTSD, eating disorders, substance abuse, sexual abuse, sex addiction, homosexuality issues, depression, anxiety, infidelity, ADHD, grief, anger, divorce, post-abortion issues, mood disorders, self-mutilation and terminal illness counseling.

Location: Waldorf, MD


Darryl Arrington, M.A., LCPC, NCC
Director of Education and Community Outreach
Counsels:
Ages 15+, male and female

Areas of Specialty: Pre-marital, marriage, family, couples, substance abuse, depression, anxiety, pornography, infidelity, grief, anger, divorce, mood disorders, issues related to military service.

Locations: Waldorf, MD; Bowie, MD; Upper Marlboro, MD


Kathleen R. Arveson, Ph.D.
Counsels: Ages 15+, male and female

Areas of Specialty: Pre-marital, parenting, marriage, family, suicide, PTSD, eating disorders, homosexuality issues, depression, anxiety, infidelity, grief, anger, divorce, post-abortion issues, mood disorders, self-mutilation, issues related to military service and terminal illness.
Some experience: substance abuse, sexual abuse, sex addiction, pornography, ADHD, Asbergers and Autism.

Location: Rockville, MD


Esther W. Bass, M.A., LPC
Counsels: Ages 18+, male and female

Areas of Specialty: Pre-marital, marriage, suicide, domestic violence, PTSD, substance abuse, sexual abuse, depression, anxiety, infidelity, grief, anger, divorce and mood disorders.

Location: Alexandria, VA


Hannah Bayne, PhD, M.Ed, NCC, Resident in Counseling
Counsels: Ages 16+, Male and Female, Couples, Premarital

Areas of Specialty: Anxiety, depression, stress management, adjustment/life transitions, sexual identity, self harm, interpersonal issues, cultural issues, identity exploration/development, grief and loss, career, personality disorders, suicidal ideation, domestic violence, sexual abuse, PTSD

Some Experience: Eating disorders, body image, substance abuse, couples, post abortion issues

Location: Alexandria, VA


Mary Belote, M.S., NCC, LCPC
Counsels: Ages 16+, male and female, couples, families

Areas of Specialty: Pre-marital, marriage, divorce, parenting, family, blended family,  suicide, domestic violence, depression, anxiety, ADHD, grief/loss, anger, military issues, school matters, disability/disabled family member, PTSD, trauma.

Locations: White Plains, MD; Waldorf, MD


Bryan R.L. Buchanan, M.A., NCC, LCPC
Counsels: Ages 12+, male and female

Areas of Specialty: Premarital, family, depression, anxiety, ADHD, anger, and Play Therapy.

Location: Washington, DC


Melynda Clarke, MS, NCC
Counsels: Preschool, Elementary, Adolescents, Adults, Male, Female, Couples, Marriage, Premarital

Areas of Specialty: Grief, Sexual Abuse, Domestic Violence

Locations: Upper Marlboro, MD


Willa Colbert, MA, NCC, Intern
Counsels: Adults, Male and Female

Areas of Specialty: Marriage, Couples, Family, Adolescents Male and Female 11-17 yrs, Bipolar, Addictions, Grief, Anger, Anxiety, Depression

Locations: Washington, DC; Fort Washington, MD; Waldorf, MD


Lisa R. Connors, BSW, LBSW, MDiv, MA, C-SWCM, CCLC, LCPC, Doctoral Candidate
Counsels:Ages 12+, male and female, adolescents, adults, groups, couples, families

Areas of Specialty:Pre-marital and marital counseling, parenting, family, suicide, grief/loss, domestic & sexual violence, HIV/AIDS, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), depression, anxiety, anger management, substance abuse, healing the father wound, and post-abortion issues.

Locations: Fort Washington, MD


Willi Dalaba, M.S.S., LCSW
Director of Group Clinical Supervision
Counsels: Ages 13+, male and female

Areas of Specialty: Pre-marital, parenting, marriage, family, suicide, domestic violence, PTSD, sexual abuse, depression, anxiety, infidelity, ADHD, grief, anger divorce, mood disorders, self mutilation and terminal illness counseling.

Location: Alexandria, VA


Jay Farris, MA, MS, LCPC, NCC
Counsels: Ages 6+, male and female

Areas of Specialty: Pre-marital, marriage, family, suicide, domestic violence, PTSD, substance abuse, sexual abuse, sex addiction, homosexuality issues, depression, anxiety, pornography, infidelity, ADHD, grief, anger, divorce, self-mutilation, issues related to military service and terminal illness.
Some experience: Asbergers and Autism

Locations: Waldorf, MD; Upper Marlboro, MD


Rebecca Fry, M.A., NCC, Resident in Counseling - VA
Counsels: Ages 9+, male and female

Areas of Specialty: Pre-marital, parenting, marriage, family, suicide, domestic violence, depression, anxiety, grief, anger and divorce.

Location: Alexandria, VA


Shereese Gordon, M.S.
Counsels: Ages 3+, male and female

Areas of Specialty: Pre-martial, parenting, marriage and family.

Location: Upper Marlboro, MD


S. Yvette Haley, MA, LCPC
Counsels: Ages 13+, females only

Areas of Specialty: Pre-marital, parenting, marriage, family, depression and anxiety.

Locations: Waldorf, MD


Eugene Harris, II, MA, Extern, MPA
Counsels: Adolescents 14+ , Adults, Male, Female, Couples, Family, Premarital, Marriage

Areas of Specialty: Premarital, Family and Marriage

Locations: Upper Marlboro, MD; Waldorf, MD


Sandra L. Jackson, LCSW-C, LICSW ( DC )
Counsels: Ages 3+, male and female

Areas of Specialty: Pre-marital, parenting, marriage, family, suicide, PTSD, substance abuse, sexual abuse, sex addiction, depression, anxiety, infidelity, ADHD, grief, anger, divorce, post-abortion issues and terminal illness counseling.

Location: Waldorf, MD


Hiram E. Jennings, LCPC, M.A., NCC
Counsels: 18+, male and female

Areas of Specialty: Pre-marital, parenting, marriage, family, suicide, substance abuse, sex addiction, depression, anxiety, grief, anger and divorce.

Location: Greenbelt, MD


Benjamin B. Keyes, Ph.D., Ed.D., LPC
Counsels: Ages 11+, male and female

Areas of Specialty: Parenting, marriage, family, suicide, domestic violence, PTSD, eating disorders, substance abuse, sexual abuse, sex addiction, homosexuality issues, depression, anxiety, pornography, infidelity, ADHD, grief, anger, divorce, post-abortion issues, Play Therapy, mood disorders, self-mutilation, issues related to military service and terminal illness counseling.

Location: Virginia Beach, VA


Linda Kline-Lau, LGPC, NCC, MA
Counsels:Ages 2+, Male and Female Marriage, Family, Couples

Areas of Specialty: Marriage, Family, Couples, Depression, Anxiety, Death of a parent, Loss through suicide, Eating disorders, Bariatric surgery counseling and support, ADHD, OCD, Anger management, Relationship issues, Divorce, Adolescents, Marital counseling, Multicultural marriage and Life in a blended family.

Provides Clinical Counseling utilizing a variety of techniques to include: Talk Therapy, Bibliotherapy, Play, Art and Sand Tray Therapy techniques, Assigns homework to clients as indicated.

Location:Upper Marlboro, MD; Waldorf, MD; Alexandria, VA; Fairfax Station, VA


Anita M. Leach, Ed.D., LCPC, NCC
Counsels: Ages 13+, male and female

Areas of Specialty: Pre-marital counseling, marriage, parenting, family, domestic violence, PTSD, sexual abuse, depression/anxiety, grief, anger, divorce and post-abortion issues.

Locations: Forestville, MD


Marcus Lewis, MA, NCC, Resident in Counseling
Counsels: Couples, Marriage and Premarital, Ages 4+, male and female

Areas of Specialty: Addictions, Play Therapy, Grief, Eating Disorders, Sexual Abuse, Domestic Violence, Bi Polar, Anger, Loss, Art Therapy, Preschool, Elementary, Adolescents, Adults, Male and Female, Military

Locations: Alexandria, VA


Raynette Lyles, MS, LCPC
Counsels: Ages 13+, male and female

Areas of Specialty: Couples, marriage, parenting, alcohol abuse, homosexuality issues, anger, anxiety, depression, addictions, bipolar disorder.

Location:
Rockville North, MD


Bethany Miracle-Larson, MA, Intern
Counsels:Adolescents 14+, pre-marital, marriage, family, couples, Individual adults  (male & female)

Areas of Specialty:Individuals in transition: divorce, career, relocation, Premarital, Family  and Marriage

Location:
Waldorf, MD


Jack Morris, D. Min, LCPC, LCMFT
Counsels: Adults in ministry leadership

Areas of Specialty: Marriage, family, domestic violence, PTSD, sex abuse, depression, anxiety, grief, anger, divorce and mood disorders.

Location: Largo, MD


Trina M. Powell, LCPC, LPC, PsyD 
Counsels: Preschool age, Elementary, Adolescents, Teens, Adults, Male and Female, Couples

Areas of Specialty: Marriage, Family, Addictions, Play Therapy, Grief, Eating Disorders, Sexual Abuse, Domestic Violence, Anger, Depression/Anxiety, Mood Disorders.

Location: Washington, DC


Rosanne Rosenberg, LCSW-C
Counsels: Ages 2+, male and female children, adult females

Areas of Specialty:
Parenting, marriage, family, suicide, eating disorders, substance abuse, sexual abuse, sex addiction, depression, anxiety, grief, anger, divorce, women's issues, marital, intergenerational issues, training Christian therapists and lay counselors.

Location: Burtonsville, MD


Marile Yvonne Shack, LCPC, M.A., NCC 
Counsels: Ages 3+, male and female

Areas of Specialty: Pre-marital, parenting, marriage, family, suicide, domestic violence, PTSD, substance abuse, sexual abuse, sex addiction, depression, anxiety, depression, anxiety, grief, anger, divorce, post-abortion, Play Therapy, mood disorders, self-mutilation and terminal illness counseling.

Location: Beltsville, MD, Upper Marlboro, MD


Beverly R. Smith, LCPC, LPC, NCC
Counsels: Individual counseling 15+ male and/or female

Areas of Specialty:
Marriage counseling, Couples Counseling, Teens, Family, Suicide, Domestic Violence, PTSD, Depression/Anxiety, Infidelity, Grief/Loss, Anger, Divorce, Mood Disorders, ministerial counseling, spiritual caregivers, coping skills, problem solving, survivors of incest, rape, and abuse, co-dependency, anger management, stress management, spiritual counseling, depression, and HIV/AIDS awareness.

Location: Upper Marlboro, MD


Thomas G. Smith, M.A. 
Counsels: Male individuals and couples

Areas of Specialty: Pre-marital, marriage, homosexuality issues, grief, anger, addictions, anxiety and depression.

Location: Waldorf, MD


Reg Watson, MDiv, MS, CAS, LCPC, NCC
Assistant Internship Supervisor
Counsels: Adolescents, Adults, Male, Couples

Areas of Specialty: Family, Premarital, Marriage, Grief, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Identity, Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender

Location: La Plata, MD; Lexington Park, MD


Daniel Zeiss, MA, NCC, Resident in Counseling (VA)
Counsels: Children 5+, Adolescents, Adults, Male and Female, Couples

Areas of Specialty: Family Premarital, Marriage, Addictions, Anger, Anger Management, Mood Disorders, Military/Deployment Issues, ADHD and Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Location: Ft. Washington, MD; Alexandria, VA



 

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Christine Buckingham, LCPC, NCC, MA - Executive Director