Vicky Nogales is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor with a private practice and licensure in both state of Maryland and Washington, where she welcomes both individual adults, couples, and families seeking to create change in their lives. Her clients come from a variety of cultural backgrounds, many experiencing emotional pain, struggling with life transitions, or maladaptive patterns which show up in both their everyday experiences and impact their relationships. Together, she supports clients embark on a transformative journey of personal and relational growth.
Therapy sessions with Vicky integrate both insight-oriented and skills-based approaches. Through warmth, compassion, genuineness, and enthusiasm, she works towards empowering clients while strengthening significant relationships through the use of narratives, conflict resolution, humor, and flexibility. Through the use an eclectic perspective, adapted to what each family, couple or individual needs, Vicky uses Narrative Therapies, Emotion Focused Therapy, Virginia Satir's Communications Approaches, and the Gottman Method in her practice.
She also offers experiential, culturally sensitive workshops to promote self-discovery, personal development, and increased self-awareness to help individuals live a more fulfilling life. She also facilitates couples workshops designed to strengthen bonds and enhance communication between couples taking their relationships from "good to great".
Having lived in several countries, with a multicultural heritage, and receiving higher education in different parts of Latin America and the United States has helped Vicky enhance her curiosity, compassion, and strength-oriented awareness. She has also worked in a variety of settings including private practice, schools, universities, and clinical settings. Vicky is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive practice. She provides both in person and remote therapy and is currently welcoming new clients to both her in person and online practice.