Practicing Since: 1995
Clients can expect a thorough assessment of relevant history and presenting concerns followed by collaborative decision-making about the focus and direction of treatment. Dr. Waters enjoys the application of Cognitive Behavioral and Psycho-dynamic principles to therapy while taking into account multicultural issues that may be relevant to a client. Dr. Waters is a warm and effective therapist who enjoys the infusion of humor into the therapeutic process. Proverbs 17:22 says, “A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit saps a person’s strength.” Dr. Waters views counseling as being consistent with Romans 12:2 – “Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is – his good, pleasing and perfect will.”
Dr. Waters received her graduate training at the University of Maryland College Park, Maryland (UMCP) earning a PhD in Counseling Psychology and her Master of Science Degree in Family and Community Development. She has served on the MD Board of Examiners of Psychologists from 2006-2014.
Dr. Waters is a former Women’s Basketball player and coach (University of Maryland, College Park). She has been honored as an Atlantic Coast Conference Legend. She enjoys travel, fitness/wellness activities, trying new healthy recipes, and fellowship through bible study.
Dr. Waters is licensed in the state of Maryland #04010.