Those who have experienced trauma make sense of their experiences and feelings, develop plans to stay safe, and learn healthy coping skills.
In a caring and supportive environment adults address feelings of anxiety,
depression, and anger.
Through the therapeutic use of play, children are given the opportunity to express their feelings naturally in a safe environment where healing can begin.
Through individual therapy and groups, parents are provided with information, guidance, and parenting strategies that create healthy families.
Through the therapeutic relationship teens feel safe to express feelings and deal with issues to include anxiety and depresssion.
Families are educated on the core issues of adoption, helping children and adolescents thrive in their forever family.
Patricia is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Therapist in Fairfax with a masters degree in both Psychology and Social Work. She has worked in the field for over 20 years. In addition to private practice, Patricia is an adjunct professor at Marymount University
Patricia Pearson, LCSW