Mary Jo is a warm and compassionate therapist with over 17 years experience in working with Individuals, Families and Groups. She received her Master’s Degree from the University of Maryland School of Social Work and is licensed by the Maryland State Board of Social Work Examiners as a Licensed Certified Social Worker–Clinical (LCSW-C).
Mary Jo is an experienced trauma therapist. She began her work with Trauma survivors as an Intern at the VA Hospital’s Intensive Addiction Day Treatment Program, and following at an Inpatient facility for Addictions in MD. This led to her interest in working with trauma and for several years she worked at Family & Children’s Services treating trauma survivors of sexual abuse and rape. Her last position at FCS was Director of Trauma treatment before going in to private practice in 2012.
received her certificate in Trauma Treatment from the University of Maryland with Lisa Ferenze in 2005. She was certified in EMDR in 2012, and advanced EMDR in Addictions in 2014 from the Maiberger Institute. Most recently, Mary Jo became a Certified Hypnotherapist (CHT) from the Wellness Institute.