Genevieve Yirenkyi, Ph.D
I am a Psychologist specializing in individual, child/adolescent, and family therapy, and maintains a private practice in Millersville and Columbia, MD.
With over 10 years experience as a psychologist, and as a graduate of Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, I am currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among my areas of expertise are Mood and Anxiety Disorders, ADHD, Parenting Skills, and Behavioral Management.
I am an interactive and engaged therapist that works with individuals who are in the mist of grief/loss, life adjustments, transitions, and emotional challenges, to achieve a more effective and healthier outlook on your life. I establish and maintain rapport and utilize the therapeutic relationship to catalyze and promote the change process. My therapeutic approach provides support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. With compassion and understanding, I work with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
Kaiya Nash, Ed.D, LCPC
Dr. Nash is a licensed clinical professional counselor in Maryland with a Doctorate of Education in Counseling Psychology. With more than 10 years in the counseling field, Dr. Nash uses an eclectic, warm, nonjudgmental approach with a style tailored to each individual's needs. Varied theoretical orientations such as CBT, Humanistic, Interpersonal, and Family Systems Therapy, just to name a few, are utilized to help clients reach their full potential. Her areas of specialization include depression, anxiety, PTSD, anger management, and stress management.
Dr. Nash earned her Masters' in Counseling Psychology at Bowie State University in 2003 and her Doctorate of Education at Argosy University in 2013. She has worked in the school system helping to empower parents and engaging them to help their children overcome challenges or obstacles throughout their development. Dr. Nash believes that empowerment can have real meaning when clients take the first step in defining it through a collaborative counseling process. It is throughout this process that Dr. Nash helps her clients achieve a good working definition of empowerment to help restore balance in their lives.
Eugene L. VanBurch, MSW, LCSW-C
Eugene VanBurch is a licensed clinical social worker with experience treating small children/adolescents, single adults, couples and families. He has a particular passion for treating anxiety, behavioral issues, depression, grief and loss, relationship issues, stress, and trauma.
With more than six years of experience, Mr. VanBurch uses a variety of approaches to help clients, including cognitive behavioral therapy, crisis intervention, motivational therapy, and pre-marital counseling. He provides a non-judgmental atmosphere for his clients and encourages each person to be a willing participant in obtaining the assistance he/she needs to live a productive and healthy life.
Previous positions held by Mr. VanBurch include classroom intervention clinician, school social worker, and clinical supervisor. His early career experience offers a unique skillset and approach to help parents learn how to work with school administrators in order to meet the special needs of their children.
Mr. VanBurch earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Temple University and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. He is currently licensed as a Clinical Social Worker in the District of Columbia and the states of Maryland and Virginia.
Charell McKenzie, LCSW-C, LICSW
I am a licensed Clinical Social Worker in both Maryland and the District of Columbia, and obtained my Master's of Social Work from Howard University in Washington, DC concentrating in mental health. I am currently in the final stages of completing my Doctor of Social Work, specializing in working with adolescents and young adults.
With over six years of clinical experience in health care and mental health, my area of expertise includes, but is not limited to, Mood and Anxiety disorders, Behavioral Management, PTSD, Grief and Loss, Family Therapy, and Aging related concerns. I have worked in health care settings assisting individuals and families with adjustment, altered family communication concerns, dementia and aging related concerns, and case management. I have also worked in mental health, with retired military veterans, and in community-based settings assisting individuals to enhance coping skills, set and reach life goals, adjust to life circumstances and environments, mood regulation, enhancing one's sense of self efficacy, and behavior management. As a Clinical Social Worker, I use a strength-based approach, and believe that everyone brings strengths to the table that can help improve one's quality of life through a relationship based, collaborative and client directed approach.