Marina A. Gethers, LCSW-C, BCD, CFSW, WLCP
Practicing Since: 1990
Issues: ADD/ADHD, Addiction (Process i.e. food, gambling, other), Addiction (Substance Dependence i.e. drugs/alcohol), Adoption/Foster Care, Anger Management, Anxiety/Panic, Behavioral Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Blended Family, Career Counseling, Chronic Illness/Pain, Codependency, Depression, Disability, Divorce, Domestic Abuse/Violence, Eating Disorders, Geriatric, Grief/Bereavement, Loss/Abandonment, Marital/Premarital, Oncology, PTSD, Self-esteem/self-worth, Trauma
Special Populations Served: Children 6+, Adolescents, Adults, Couples, and Families
Offers Video Counseling
About: Marina received her Master’s Degree from the University of Kansas School of Social Work in 1990 and a Masters in Human Resources from Towson State University in 1990. Marina has had various opportunities to counsel individuals and couples, including as an EAP counselor, with Girl Scouts Behind Bars, with the VA, and more.
As an EAP Counselor, Marina has seen clients who have experienced grief and loss, domestic violence, divorce, blended families, financial distress, anxiety, ADHD, depression, work issues with management, trauma, addiction, caregiving, and stress management. Marina has facilitated numerous support groups which include: Women’s Empowerment, Financial Health, and Grief and Loss.
Marina utilizes the Strength Perspectives, Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Client Centered Therapy approach to treatment. Marina believes clients can do all things through Christ that gives them strength. Marina also believes people need support and encouragement to address the root of their issues and explore ways to move towards wholeness and healing.