anxiety rockville, md
Mon. - Fri. 5:30pm-8:30pm & Saturday Providing virtual therapy to Maryland residents only. Accepts Aetna, CareFirst/Anthem/BlueCross BluShield and Cigna Insurance only.

 

Augusta Sannoh, LMSW

I specialize in working with women (18+) to identify the impact culture, society, personal identity and family/relationships has on their mental health.  When I work with clients, what emerges is an individual who is more grounded, assertive, confident, regulated emotionally, discerning and able to gain and experience greater satisfaction, contentment and joy. I prioritize helping client honor and balance their personal identity, family values, cultural norms  and cultural identity. 

 

I facilitate processing of experiences, thoughts and emotions and developing short and long-term interventions and strategies for irrational thinking patterns, generational, relational and individual trauma, grief and loss, identity issues, frequent worry and sadness, aging, caretaker stress, parent-child relationship difficulties, frequent conflict in relationships and adverse childhood experiences.

We will explore past experiences and feelings which you may not be aware are influencing your present emotional well-being and ability to function. Additionally, we'll incorporate  cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to change harmful/irrational thinking that results in behaviors that are frustrating or unsatisfactory (eating, drinking, sleeping, scrolling, yelling, avoidance etc.) and  low mood states. My holistic approach provides clinical support that takes physical, emotional, social and spiritual wellbeing into consideration. While using traditional therapy approaches, I take into account each client's culture (race, age, gender, sexual identity and orientation, religion etc.) and the different systems that affect the client psychologically--no broad strokes. 

I will support you in understanding your strengths and needs and collaborate with you to create and maintain meaningful and healthy relationships – with yourself and others. You'll benefit from my warm validation, compassionate questioning, sensitive suggestions, unique insights, and careful listening as we work toward understanding belief systems, emotional responses and reactions. 

 

I received my Master of Social Work in Advanced Clinical Placement from the University of Maryland Baltimore. I'm certified by the Maryland Board of Professional Therapists and Counselors to provide supervised assessment, diagnostic and therapy treatment services. 

Call (240) 428-0465 or email staff@adikacounseling.com to with any all questions you have. We'll respond within 48-hours.