Megan McKernan, LCSW-C
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
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.
Asha Hamilton, LMSW
Social Worker/ Therapist
Asha Hamilton is a Licensed master social worker and obtained a Master of Social Work from Morgan State University.
She enjoys working with older adults, families, and children in a wide range of ages. She has a wide variety of experience working with clients with anxiety, depression, personality disorders, self-harm/ suicidal ideation, substance/ alcohol use, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, developmental disabilities, and more.
Asha has experience in supervision in residential settings, case management, crisis intervention, and outreach in school settings in addition to extensive outpatient clinic experience.
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.
Malorie Gibson, LMSW
Malorie received her master’s degree in social work from Walden University in 2020. Malorie worked as a medical social worker for 8 years, working in long-term care and hospice care. Her experience working in healthcare has given her valuable insight into the unique challenges faced by clients and families from diverse backgrounds.
Malorie utilizes a client-centered approach tailoring, treatment to the specific needs of each client. Malorie focuses on collaborating with clients to develop goals that align with their individual values. Malorie’s non-directive approach reinforces the idea that everyone is the expert on their life situation. Malorie blends elements of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Solution- Focused Therapy, with the use of Mindfulness techniques. Malorie has experience working with adults dealing with concerns related to grief, life transitions, caregiver stress, depression, anxiety, self-esteem/self-worth, and relationship issues.
Malorie’s goal is to provide a safe space where clients can explore their thoughts and feelings while promoting personal growth and well-being.
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.