Erin Atkinson, LCSW-C, RYT 200, CMHIMP
In therapy, Erin offers a non-judgmental, safe space where you can unapologetically be yourself. Her expertise is in treating trauma, specifically family and intimate partner abuse, resolving anxiety, depression, and self-doubt that may arise during life transitions, and exploring the role of substances in one’s life. She has a broad range of knowledge and experience, which will allow her to support you through your life’s challenges.
Erin’s approach combines insight-oriented talk therapy with mind-body focused interventions such as mindfulness, meditation, and somatic components. Together, you will practice skills to help you foster resilience and overcome adversity by learning to connect to and express your authentic self.
Erin is a Licensed Certified Social Worker – Clinical. She obtained her Masters of Social Work from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She has advanced training in the treatment of trauma from the Ferentz Institute, and serves on the Board of Directors for the Bodywise Foundation (www.bodywisefoundation.org), a non-profit organization dedicated to honoring the body’s unique role in healing. She is a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT). Erin is also a Certified Mental Health Integrative Medicine Provider, and a Board Approved Clinical Supervisor.
“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.” – Marianne Williamson
Erin sees clients at both the Frederick and Baltimore location, and via Telehealth! Please contact: Erin@prism-wellness.com
Monica Dominguez, LMSW
Monica’s therapeutic approach is collaborative; to work together to create a comfortable space to process trauma and pain without judgment or expectations. She has experience working with LGBTQ+, sex workers, survivors of abuse and intimate partner violence, people who struggle with mental illness, and people who have experienced other types of trauma.
Her approach is generally talk therapy through a radical and intersectional lens. She appreciates the interconnectedness of body and mind, space, climate, and identity, and how all of that can play a role in how trauma and mental illness affects us. She takes a strengths-based approach, using mindfulness and other tools which seek to embolden and nourish the body and mind, and help reflect needs in self and in an inclusive community.
Monica is a Licensed Masters Social Worker with a specialization in clinical Behavioral Health. She earned her Masters in Social Work from the University of Maryland School of Social Work. She has also completed courses in Trauma-Focused CBT, Trauma Informed Care, and Psychological First Aid.
“I think it is healing behavior, to look at something so broken and see the possibility and wholeness in it.” ― Adrienne Maree Brown, Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds
Monica sees clients at our Baltimore location, and via Telehealth! Please contact: Monica@prism-wellness.com
Kelly Jacobs, LGPC, LGPAT
Kelly’s therapeutic approach is experiential, relational, and strengths-based. She views therapy as a collaborative experience in which the connection and relationship between client and therapist is of utmost importance. This relationship creates the space where growth and change may occur.
Kelly is trained as a trauma informed mental health counselor and art therapist. She supports and guides clients whether they need to talk or want to make art to express their emotions. Adding art making to the therapeutic process can help to foster creativity, which in turn promotes flexible thinking and perspective shifting. Imagine painting, drawing, or sculpting a whole new way of seeing and being in your world!
For more information about art therapy, please visit www.prism-wellness.com/services/art-therapy.
Kelly received her Master of Arts degree from the George Washington University’s Art Therapy Program. Her internship experiences include work with adolescents and adults facing challenges such as anxiety, self-esteem, depression, dissociation, trauma, PTSD, substance abuse, peer and family relationship issues, and grief/loss. She works individually, in dyads, or groups, depending on the need of the client.
Kelly is a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor (LGPC) and Licensed Graduate Professional Art Therapist (LGPAT) working under the supervision of a Licensed Certified Social Worker, Licensed Certified Professional Counselor, and Licensed Certified Professional Art Therapist.
Kelly sees clients at our Frederick location, and via Telehealth! Please contact: Kelly@prism-wellness.com
Chelsea Nicole, LMSW
Chelsea Nicole is a trauma-informed individual therapist who is especially passionate about working with the LGBTQIA+ community. She primarily works with adults of all sexual and gender identities, relationship statuses and practices, and other intersectional backgrounds.
Chelsea especially enjoys using Internal Family Systems (IFS, or “Parts Work”) in sessions, though understands everyone’s experiences and goals — and therefore the approach and needs for therapy — will be very different. Chelsea has also been formally trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and has attended multiple queer-focused trainings and conferences. Her background and specialties have led to her overall belief that regardless of whether or not someone identifies as queer or is suffering from a traumatic event, everyone deserves an affirming, open-minded, and safe space to heal.
Chelsea does not fit the traditional image of a therapist—she is likely to take her shoes off and sit cross-legged, use silly metaphors, or use relative examples and stories to relate to an experience. Yet, she also knows how and when to honor the importance of just being present when processing through something difficult or painful. If you are struggling with trauma, depression, anxiety, adjusting to new life changes, or relationship conflicts, Chelsea is here to support you. Whether you are starting therapy for the first time, or have been in therapy for years — Chelsea believes that YOU are the expert of your own experience, and her role is to be a guide in this unique journey to a more authentic ‘self.’
Chelsea sees clients at our Baltimore office, and via telehealth! Please contact: Chelsea@prism-wellness.com
Lexi Bruck, LMSW
Lexi is devoted to creating an empathetic and non-judgmental space for you to unreservedly share your innermost thoughts and feelings. She believes therapy is a collaborative experience in which a strong therapeutic connection between client and therapist is fundamental for growth and change.
Lexi has experience providing trauma-informed therapy for a diverse group of individuals who experienced sexual or domestic violence. Her experience also involves working with individuals to confront a variety of topics including stress, life transitions, anxiety, depression, relationship dynamics, and other mental health concerns. Lexi is a Psychotherapist who takes an integrative approach to therapy in order to meet the specific needs of her clients. Her therapeutic interventions include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), elements of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Mind-Body Practices, and Solution Focused Therapy.
Lexi is a Licensed Master Social Worker. She earned her degree from the University of Maryland School of Social Work. She is working under the supervision of board approved Licensed Certified Social Workers- Clinical.
Lexi sees clients at our Baltimore office, and via telehealth! Please contact: Lexi@prism-wellness.com