Bahar Javadi is a licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in State of Maryland, with a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology and an older Master’s degree in Biology. She has been practicing therapy since 2010. Prior to moving into private practice, she worked as a Family Therapist, and Parenting Educator in one of nonprofit organizations in Montgomery County, Maryland. Additionally, she has an extensive history of teaching from kindergarten to university level in variety of subjects including art, science and biology. She is originally a CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy) trained specialist; however, she believes in holistic and integrative approach. She continues to study and teach the major systems of psychotherapy, and she integrates ideas and approaches from these systems as they are congruent with her holistic, humanistic, existentialist, and CBT based specialties and as they prove useful to the needs of her clients.
She works with groups, families, and individuals ages 13 through adulthood to address the following issues:
• Life enrichment coaching and goal promoting skills for students and adolescence including, creativity enhancing skills, stress management in life transitioning situations,
• Trauma, including recovery from childhood abuse, domestic violence, and physical trauma,
• Anxiety and Depression,
• Anger Management skills,
• Marital differences, communication and enrichment of relationship skills for couples,
• Pre-Marital coaching and counseling,
• Immigration and acculturation,
• ADHD (adult and children), time management and organization skills, goal-setting and vision strengthening skills for the future purposes.
• Grief and loss, coping with infidelity, separation and divorce,
• Addiction including for individuals recovering from an addiction or their loved ones,
• Helping individuals coping with having a family member with Developmental Delay, Cerebral Palsy, Dementia, Alzheimer, Traumatic Brain Injury, or any major mental
Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse
Adolescent mental health - Working with adolescents, teenagers, and parents on social, academic, and/or emotional challenges throughout teenage years; addressing anxiety, family conflicts, peer relationships, school stress, transition to college, social media pressures, self-esteem, hopelessness about the future, emotional disregulation
Mood disorders - Clinical depression, persistent depression, bipolar disorder, and other mood disorders that cause disturbances in the client's mood, causing mood swings, restless sleep, and/or elevated mood
Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Support around adapting to new and/or challenging life circumstances; skill-building for improved stress management and reduction of anxiety.
Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress
ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure
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Years of Experience: 11 years
Privat Practice, Director, 2015 - Present
American School of Professional Psychology, Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology, 2011
Tehran-Iran, Masters Degree In Biology, 1999