Working Together

There is an investment that is made when committing to work on your mind, body, and spirit. One often puts in a good deal of time, money, and energy into the therapy process. Choosing a therapist carefully is essential. We strongly believe you should feel comfortable with the therapist you choose and hopeful about the work ahead.



Work with Christina Allen, LCPC

Christina is the Program Director of AE Counseling and Healing Services, LLC. She has been in clinical practice for 10 years. Her education includes a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Towson University (2007) and a Master’s Degree from Long Island University (2009). She specializes in work with children and adolescents who struggle from anxiety and depressive disorders and assists young people to find balance and wholeness. Furthermore, she has extensive knowledge in trauma-based symptoms/disorders, emotional dysregulation, and substance use disorders. Along with her clinical outpatient practice, Christina is part of the psychiatric evaluation team through Upper Chesapeake Medical Center providing psychiatric assessments through the Emergency Room and medical units.

Teens have reported improved grades, self-esteem, and increased well-being. Adult clients often report feeling empowered through newly developed coping strategies, increased insight, and improved overall wellness and balance.

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Work with Gina DiCarlo, LGPC

Gina is a licensed counselor who is passionate about working with children and adolescents. She has 8 years of experience working with children ages 3-12. Her goals as a therapist include providing a safe place for exploration of symptoms, provide individualized coping skills for the child and family, and to assist children with functioning at their optimal potential at home, school, and social environments.

Gina uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Play Therapy techniques to help children and adolescents who struggle with anxiety, depression, and trauma-related symptoms. Gina has extensive knowledge in crisis response and acute symptomology.

Through working with Gina, children and adolescents will learn emotional self-regulation, positive optimism, and have an overall health sense of wellbeing.

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Work with Tiffany Smith, LCSW-C

Tiffany is a licensed clinical social worker who is passionate about working with elementary school aged children, transition age youth and adults. She received her Masters of Social Work from the University of Maryland, School of Social Work in 2016. Since this time she has gained treatment experience working with a diverse group of clients. In 2016 she earned a certificate in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and specializes in addressing symptoms of anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, life transitions, PTSD and trauma and racial identity issues. Her approach to therapy incorporates mindfulness and body based interventions, art, and writing and verbal directives. As a dedicated and compassionate therapist she is committed to supporting you during your journey to discovering your best self. #Livingmybestlife

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