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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, LPC, 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; Crozet, VA


Darryl Arrington, PhD, 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: Silver Spring, MD; Waldorf, MD; Upper Marlboro East, MD


Kathleen R. Arveson, PhD
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, LPC
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, pregnancy and postpartum anxiety and depression.

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

Location: Alexandria, VA


Mary Belote, MS, 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, LCPC, MA, NCC
Counsels: Ages 12+, male and female

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

Location: Upper Marlboro East, MD


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

Areas of Specialty: Grief, Sexual Abuse, Domestic Violence.

Locations: Upper Marlboro East, MD


Willa M. Colbert, LGPC, MA, NCC
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: Fort Washington, MD


Lisa R. Connors, LCPC, M.Div, MA, NCC
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; Upper Marlboro, MD; Waldorf, MD


Willi Dalaba, MSS, LCSW
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


Robert S. Davison, MA, NCC, LGPC
Counsels: Adolescents 12 + yrs, Adults, Male and Female

Areas of Specialty: Couples and Marriage, Family, Premarital, Grief and loss, elder care, end of life, life coaching, depression, anxiety, anger, infidelity, men's issues, spirituality.

Some experience: Pornography, sexuality, sex addiction, trauma.

Location: Silver Spring West, MD; Waldorf, MD


Rebecca Fry, MA, 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


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

Areas of Specialty: Military, Premarital, Family and Marriage, Co-parenting, Suicide, PTSD, Eating Disorders, Depression, Anxiety, Infidelity, Grief, Anger, Divorce, Pre/Post-Abortion Issues, Self-mutilation, Blended Families, Sexual Abuse, and Terminal Illness.

Some experience: substance abuse, sex addiction, pornography, and ADHD.

Locations: Upper Marlboro East, MD; Waldorf, MD


Tanesha W. Houston, MA, Intern
Counsels: Adolescents 16 +, Adult Females, Males, Couples, Family, Premarital, Marriage

Locations: 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, MA, 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


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

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 East, MD; Waldorf, MD; Alexandria, VA, Fairfax Station, VA


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: Upper Marlboro East, MD


Rosanne Rosenberg, LCSW-C
Counsels: Children, adolescents, adult females, couples, families, groups, international phone coaching and conferences

Areas of Specialty:
Marriage, family, parenting issues, women’s issues, women’s groups and conferences, divorce, infidelity, co-dependency, grief, eating disorders, anxiety, depression, mood disorders, biochemical imbalances. Assessment and natural supplementation for individuals who have anxiety, depression, or biochemical imbalances who want a viable, clinically verifiable alternative to psychotropic medications and their unwanted side effects.

Location: Burtonsville, MD


Marile Yvonne Shack, LCPC, MA, 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, grief, anger, divorce, post-abortion, Play Therapy, mood disorders, self-mutilation and terminal illness counseling.

Location: Beltsville, MD, Upper Marlboro East, MD


Thomas G. Smith, MA
Counsels: Male individuals and couples

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

Location: Waldorf, MD


Linda E. Studevent-Ward, LCSW-C, LICSW, LCSW
Counsels: Ages 8+ Male and Female, Adolescents, Adults, Male and Female, Marriage, Couples, Families, Blended Families, Partners

Areas of Specialty: Elementary, Crisis Intervention/Resolution, premarital, marriage, divorce, parenting, family, blended families, domestic violence, physical abuse, sexual abuse, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, personality disorders, co-dependency, grief and loss, anger management, PTSD, substance abuse, trauma, infidelity, and pre/post abortion issues.

Locations: Lexington Park, MD; Upper Marlboro East, MD; NE & NW Washington, DC


Gerald (Jerry) Teague, PhD, LCMFT 
Counsels:Adults Only, Males, Marriage, "Family" Systems, Couples and Premarital

Areas of Specialty: Family Systems.

Location: Upper Marlboro East, MD


Cyrus R. Williams, PhD, LPC, NCC
Counsels:Individuals; Male and Female Adults, Teens (13-18)

Areas of Specialty: Parenting, Marriage/Couples, Family, Suicide, Domestic Violence, Substance Abuse, Sex Abuse, Sex Addiction, Depression/Anxiety, Pornography, Infidelity, Anger, Divorce, Mood Disorders, Personality Disorders, Intercultural Sensitivity Training, Blended Family.

Location: Virginia Beach, VA


Daniel Zeiss, LPC, MA, NCC
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: Crozet, VA



 

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Christine Buckingham, LCPC, NCC, MA - Executive Director