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Megan McKernan, 


Clinical Director/Therapist

Megan received her Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Maryland, Baltimore in 2010. She then worked in the foster care setting for three years before starting her dream job as a therapist, all in various areas surrounding Washington, D.C. 

Specializing in Anxiety, Depression, and ADHD, Megan has treated clients of all ages and ethnicities, but especially adolescents and young adults who are Latino and/or Black/African American. Megan's overall passion is for mental health and for everyone to have equal access to mental health resources.

Clarity Wellness Solutions was born from that passion. With time and space given to the self, clarity is possible for all. We rarely take time for ourselves to process traumas. Everyone has their own trauma. What matters is how we deal with it.

Erin Stephens, LCPC, CCTP

Professional Counselor

As a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, Erin's areas of specialization are trauma, re-entry adjustment, life transitions, anxiety, depression, forensics, and addiction. She works with all age ranges starting at four years old and utilizes a person-centered foundation and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy structure with mindfulness and psycho-education during sessions. For children and adolescent clients, play, sand tray, bibliotherapy, and expressive therapy are additional modalities utilized. Her treatment focuses on a holistic approach to treating the body, mind, and soul.


She believes empathy, understanding, and assertiveness are the key components to a positive and beneficial therapeutic relationship where the client's point of view, orientation, and awareness are respected.

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Katie Gibbons, LGPC, DBT-C


Katie received her Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University in 2021. But, she has been actively working in the mental health field, including inpatient and case management for 5 years, all in various areas surrounding Baltimore, MD.
As a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor and Certified in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Katie’s areas of specialization are life transitions, anxiety, depression, and communication skills. She works with ages 12 through adulthood and all ethnicities. During the therapy process, she will help you explore how experiences have affected your thoughts, feelings, and behavior to help you heal, gain resilience, and attain the fulfilling life that you deserve.

Kaitlin Savarese, LCSW-C


Kaitlin believes therapy is a collaborative effort and partnership. Her ultimate goal is to assist clients in identifying and setting achievable treatment goals. Kaitlin’s specializations include working with clients who suffer from issues related to anxiety, depressive symptoms, self-esteem/self-worth, work-related issues, relationship conflict, breakups/divorce, familial discord, and trauma. Kaitlin graduated with her MSSW from University of Texas at Austin in 2015 where she completed research on non-death and ambiguous loss and started working with military Veterans. Kaitlin practice as a strength-based therapist, focusing on clients’ identified strengths and positive qualities, and partner with clients to discover how to lead their most fulling lives as their authentic selves. She helps clients achieve their goals by also practicing with a problem-solving approach and providing a safe space for nonjudgmental supportive listening. Witnessing the personal growth of her clients as they begin to discover themselves is Kaitlin’s most rewarding experience as a therapist.

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Jessica Maharaj MA, LGPC, NCC

Jessica holds a Master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the George Washington University. She received training in cognitive behavioral therapy from the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center where she has worked with adults experiencing substance use and comorbid mental health concerns. She has been certified by the National Board of Certified Counselors.


Jessica has experience providing individual, group, and family therapy to a wide range of clientele. Her population of interest is cultural minorities. As the child of immigrants, Jessica understands the issues faced with being first-generation, juggling multiple identities, balancing standing out with fitting in, and exploring who you are. She has treated anxiety, depression, PTSD, substance use disorders, bipolar disorders, psychosis, and ADHD. 


Her goal for your therapeutic experience is to provide a space to looking at your thought patterns, feelings, and experiences. She hopes to help you discover parts of who you are to lead your most authentic life. She believes that your mind is the place you always are and wants to work with you to make your mind the safest place it can be.

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