About Us

Genevieve Gaisie (Yirenkyi), Ph.D


I am a Clinical Psychologist specializing in individual, child/adolescent, and adult therapy, and maintain a virtual group private practice in the state of Maryland.

As a graduate of Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, I have over 15 years experience specializing in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. I am currently working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among my areas of expertise are Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Grief/Loss, ADHD, Life Transitions, Parenting Skills, and Behavioral, Stress, & Anger Management.

I am an interactive and engaged therapist that works with individuals who are in the midst of life adjustments 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 focuses on client-centered, strength-based 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. 

Provides services to adolescents & adults. 

INSURANCES ACCEPTED: Carefirst/BCBS, UHC, Cigna, Aetna, Hopkins, Magellan, & Out-of-Pocket

Dine' White, LCPC


With over 15 years' experience in the fields of education and mental health, I am licensed to provide clinical professional counseling and certified to work as a school crisis counselor in Maryland. While it is important to provide children, and adults, the physical tools to thrive, it is equally if not more important to provide the social and emotional tools, and I have made it my life's work to provide this. Due to the unwavering interest I have in the betterment of ourselves, I specialize in working with young children to young adults. I also work with assisting families to navigate the unique dynamics of their family unit, as well as couples and individual counseling.

Completing my undergraduate degree of psychology in 2002, I subsequently earned my Master's in Counseling Education from Bowie State University in Maryland and have put both to great use working in the local school system and other mental health treatment settings over the past 15 years.

In appreciating the individuality of each person, I maintain a nonjudgmental Person-Centered theoretical orientation and utilize an eclectic, Cognitive Behavioral Therapeutic (CBT) dominant technical approach. I am guided by the notion that it is our differences that make us great, and work with individuals to help them value and embrace their differences. 

Provides services to child/adolescents, family, adults, & couples.  

INSURANCES ACCEPTED: Carefirst/BCBS, UHC, Cigna, Aetna, Hopkins, Magellan, Medicaid, & Out-of-Pocket

Alis Africano, LCPC


Alis Africano, LCPC is a mental health therapist, who received her master degree in Professional Counseling from Argosy University in 2005. She has been a licensed professional counselor since 2009, with a vast experience working with children, adolescents, families, couples, and individuals of all ages, as a well as working with issues such as traumatic experiences, depression, anxiety, ADHD, domestic violence, grief/loss, blended family, reunification, acculturation process, etc. In addition, she is able to provide services in the Spanish language.

Alis likes to make the client feel confident that they can work together to reach their life goals. She likes to see her clients be happy, successful, and complete as a person. She fosters effective relationships with her clients and/or their families in every step of the therapeutic process.

Provides services to child/adolescents, family, & adults. 

INSURANCES ACCEPTED: Carefirst/BCBS, UHC, Cigna, Aetna, Hopkins, Magellan, Medicaid, & Out-of-Pocket

Shalom Shapiro, Psy.D.


Dr. Shapiro is a licensed clinical psychologist in Maryland. He earned his Psy.D. in clinical psychology at Widener University in 2017 and completed his pre-doctoral internship through rotations at the Penn Memory Center and Widener’s Neuropsychological Assessment Center. He obtained school psychology certification in Pennsylvania and then completed a two-year residency in clinical neuropsychology at AAA Neuropsychology, LLC in Malvern, PA and Diversified Psychological Resources, PC in Philadelphia, PA. 

As a therapist, Dr. Shapiro is prepared to help patients address a range of issues, including anxiety, depression, stress, ADHD, relationships, feelings of ineffectiveness and underachievement, and sleep. He emphasizes the client-therapist relationship, a goal-oriented approach, listening and respect, and a collaborative process. In addition to his work as a therapist, Dr. Shapiro serves as a neuropsychologist a Baltimore-area hospital, where he evaluates the cognitive abilities of individuals with developmental and neurological complications.

Provides services to child/adolescents & adults.

INSURANCES ACCEPTED: Carefirst/BCBS, UHC, Cigna, Aetna, Hopkins, Magellan, Medicaid, & Out-of-Pocket

India Jackson, LGPC


India is a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor who has a Bachelor of Science degree in Administration of Justice from Howard University and a Master of Science degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Walden University.

India has experience providing counseling services to a variety of individuals, particularly couples and families. India has training in trauma-informed care and utilizes a collaborative and compassionate approach to counseling in an effort to foster hope, healing and resilience. Her specialties also include, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical-Behavior Therapy (DBT), Crisis/Trauma Therapy, Addiction/Substance Abuse Therapy, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Child Therapy.

India enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, cooking, and listening to podcasts.

Provides services to adults (18+ years) & couples. 

INSURANCES ACCEPTED: Cigna, Aetna, & Out-of-Pocket

Kathleen Peters, LCPC

Kathleen Peters

Kathleen is a Maryland Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC). She earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Towson University and graduated with honors from Argosy University with her Masters Degree in Professional Counseling. Kathleen’s extensive career has spanned both private practice and non-profit work. Kathleen specializes in Depression/Bipolar, Anxiety, Grief, Relationship issues, Stress transitions, & Trauma.

Kathleen’s approach to psychotherapy involves working with each client to understand their specific needs and goals and provide the best treatment approach. Kathleen works with the client in formulating a customized treatment plan, with a variety of techniques, which may include Person-centered, Strengths-based, Solution-focused, Psycho-educational, Cognitive Behavioral, Mindfulness, and Humanistic elements.                                       

Provides services to adults (18+ years).

INSURANCES ACCEPTED: Carefirst/BCBS, UHC, Cigna, Aetna, Hopkins, Magellan, Medicaid, & Out-of-Pocket

Gina Jackson, ACC-Life and Relationship Coach


Gina Jackson serves as a change agent who focuses on establishing trust, building credibility with clients through active listening and powerful questioning to evoke awareness and promote client’s growth. Gina collaborates with clients to design actions, set goals, and manage progress and accountability for clients to realize their full potential. Gina provides an honest and grounded approach for clients to understand the coaching relationship. She provides a space for development to help clients see the shifts in themselves and their choices to be able to achieve their personal and professional goals.

Gina’s coaching approach and style centers on her client’s self- awareness and well-being to support client’s priorities and progress for themselves. Gina’s functional experience builds on mindfulness, focus, emotional intelligence (EQ), positive (PQ) intelligence, and problem-solving strategies.

With over 20+ years of experience working in the private sector and Federal Government, Gina is a results-oriented life and relationship coach who helps clients find their own answers.

Provides services to adolescents, adults, & couples. 




I spent several years at the National Institutes of Health as a Grants Management Specialist after earning my Bachelor’s degree in Business & Management at the University of Maryland. Yearning to impact people more directly and to utilize my compassion, creativity, and empathetic nature, I obtained Activity Director Certification (ADC) through the National Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP).

I have 20 years of experience working in a 257-bed skilled nursing facility where I planned & developed a well-balanced, therapeutic activity programs that addressed resident’s physical, intellectual, spiritual, social, emotional, and vocational needs. I built relationships with those with a variety of long-term illnesses and/or short term set-backs. The greatest lesson I learned in those 20 years is that everyone goes through “seasons” of life, some more difficult than others. If you’re fortunate enough to be available during those difficult seasons, you just may be that someone’s only source of comfort and light. You may have even enabled them to have a quality of life otherwise thought impossible.

Provides EXCELLENT client & provider support services. 

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