The Caring Through Healing, LLC Experience
Caring Through Healing (CTH), LLC has been serving the DC and Virginia areas since 2018. Our mission is to deliver exceptional mental health services with compassion and to significantly improve the mental health and well-being of individuals seeking treatment through counseling, education, support, and advocacy. Our clinicians' mission is to support individuals in finding solutions to the concerns in their lives with compassion while delivering client-centered, personalized, evidence-based care that considers each individual's needs, goals, and values. We believe that individuals are the experts in their lives. The purpose of treatment at CTH aims to form a partnership with each individual to co-create a treatment plan that inspires change and improves the quality of life through self-awareness and self-exploration. Additionally, the clinicians at CTH provide the opportunity for individuals to uncover long-standing behavioral patterns or negative self-perceptions that may be holding them back from experiencing a life worth living.
CTH is dedicated to providing high-quality, affordable, accessible psychotherapy, groups, and consultation services to individuals. Our experienced clinicians offer areas of clinical expertise to include the treatment of anxiety disorders, depression, mood disorders, borderline personality disorders, trauma, and emotion dysregulation with a passion and experience in supporting individuals struggling with racial and gender-related issues. This integrative approach to treatment is grounded in Cognitive Behavioral Theory (CBT) and guided by empirically supported interventions. We also are trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT).
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Staff and Clinicians
Doctor of Psychology- Psy.D
Dr. Lude Pierre is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia and Washington DC. She is trained to provide individual therapy, group therapy, and couples/family therapy. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts. She holds a Master of Science in Counseling (Specialized in Mental Health/Marital and Family) from Barry University, Miami Shores, Florida. Additionally, she holds a Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Washington, DC.
Dr. Pierre has specialized training in providing crisis management/intervention, Dialectical Behavior Therapy Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy supportive therapy for those diagnosed with severe mental illness (e.g., schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder). She also has extensive training and over 17 years of experience working with individuals with depression, anxiety, and borderline personality disorders. She also has training in conducting consultation and supervision. Dr. Pierre is passionate about social justice, increasing diversity awareness, teaching, supervising, and supporting others to accomplish their goals. Additionally, she is dedicated to serving individuals and communities by providing a therapeutic venue where all individuals can have access and receive an exemplary standard of mental health services.
Ms. Temi Jegede is a Certified Medical Coder with trained experience in health information management and skills ranging from administrative to revenue cycle. She plays a vital role in coordinating day to day operations of the practice. Among a wide range of responsibilities, she facilitates insurance verifications, updates patients' accounts, and handles all office calls and inquiries.
Ms. Anika Montgomery is a Licensed Master's Social Worker in Virginia and Maryland. She is trained to provide individual therapy and group therapy. Anika holds a Bachelor of Social Work from Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona. She holds a Master of Social Work from Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.
Anika has experience working with adults and children experiencing emotional, social, and behavioral difficulties, including anxiety, depression, life transitions, relationship difficulties, and career path changes. She also has experience working within the military community with service members experiencing anger issues, stress, anxiety, and depression.
Ms. Maiya Monteiro is a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor in Washington, DC. She is trained to provide individual therapy to adults and adolescents (12 years and older). She holds a Bachelor of Psychology from Rhode Island College, Providence, RI. She holds a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Capella University, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
She has experience working with adults and adolescents in multiple settings with dealing with a range of emotional challenges. Including but not limited to anxiety, depression, PTSD, trauma, grief, and anger. She also has experience conducting therapeutic treatment within residential programs, juvenile facilities, and inpatient and partial hospitalization.
Ms. Amanda Etube is a resident of counseling in Virginia. She is trained to provide individual therapy and group therapy. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, West Virginia. She holds a Master of Art in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Washington, DC. Additionally, she is currently working on her Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.) from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Washington, DC.
She has experience with and primarily works with adults from all backgrounds experiencing challenging transitions in life, including but not limited to the loss of employment or divorce, anxiety, depression, challenges with executive functioning, navigating challenging family dynamics and/or individuals who may need support developing strategies for anger management.
Jennifer "Hua" Hua
Ms. Jennifer "Hua" Hua is a Resident in Counseling in Virginia who is trained to provide both individual therapy and group therapy. She earned her Bachelor of Science and Master in Education from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania and a Master in Clinical Mental Health from the Johns Hopkins University.
She has experience working with adolescents and primarily works with adults experiencing challenges in their life transitions. Regardless of age, She is committed to finding positive and productive ways for her patients to cope with anxiety, depression, grief and trauma.