Our Services

Individual

Counseling
Work one-on-one with a trained therapist in a safe, caring, confidential environment.
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Couples

Counseling
Helps couples of all types recognize and resolve conflicts and improve their relationships.
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Pre-Marital

Counseling
Helps couples prepare for marriage and helps to have a strong, healthy relationship.
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Family

Counseling
Helps family members to improve communication as well as resolve conflicts.
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Children's

Counseling
Children’s therapy helps kids cope with, and overcome, life stresses
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Clergy

Assessment
Psychological/personality assessments to assess candidates for the ministry.
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Community

Education
We’re ready to talk to business/civic/religious groups on a variety of topics.
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Classes &

Groups
Hold Me Tight and other couples classes & group classes.
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Professional, compassionate counseling throughout Northern Virginia

At CPC, we welcome everyone who seeks our counseling services. Pastoral counseling encompasses the professional approaches of traditional psychotherapy combined with the wisdom of spirituality and faith traditions.

We offer a wide range of counseling services for individuals, couples, children, and families in eleven locations in Northern Virginia and one in Washington, DC. Our counseling is grounded in a deep respect for the connections we all share, honoring the individuality and uniqueness of each person. In addition, we offer a variety of educational groups and workshops.

We listen and work to help you find and connect with your own sources of strength and healing. We recognize that, for many people, their beliefs are an integral part of their identity, and need to be honored and included in their healing.

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Our Counselors

Staff

Alexandra Delaroderie
MA
Specializes in career issues, military family deployment (incl single parenting, first experience in the military, separation, readjusting to family life) and fertility issues. In addition, she assists clients with resume writing and interviewing techniques.
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Jenn Fredette
MA, M.Div, NCC
Jenn Fredette, MA, M.Div, NCC is a nationally certified counselor (NCC) and an empathetic and creative resident in counseling who draws from an existential, strengths-focused theoretical orientation that incorporates evidence-based techniques.
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Carey Gauzens
LCSW, CP
A Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-Virginia), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-California), Nationally Certified Practitioner of Psychodrama (CP-National) and is nationally certified in creative arts and experiential therapy. Has more than 25 years counseling experience.
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Rev. Cathy McCollough
LCSW
A minister ordained in the Presbyterian Church, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Fellow in the American Association of Pastoral Counselors. Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary, Master of Social Work degree from Rutgers University.
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Gary McMichael
LCSW, MDiv
Individuals, couples, pre-marital counseling. Working with trauma using EMDR or an “Internal Family Systems (IFS) approach. Men with relationship difficulties, life challenges (depression, anger, transitions). Ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA)
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Fatima Mirza
PhD, MSW
Fatima is a Muslim counselor and can help with anxiety, depression, trauma, adolescents youth, community education, mindfulness, spirituality, premarital counseling and pastoral counseling. She works with adolescents, young adults, adults, older adults.
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Audra Mrini
MA, NCC
Audra is a highly skilled, compassionate, empathetic, counseling professional with over twenty years of experience in mental health providing exceptional care. She specializes in depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, trauma, grief and loss.
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Dr. Kevin Ogle
DMin, AAPC Fellow
Specializes in relationship therapy with couples and individuals, including attention to the issues of sex and sexuality. Emotional, mental and spiritual dynamics of depression, anxiety, grief, attention deficit, trauma, vocation and life meaning concerns.
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Becki Porter-Harmon
MA, BCC
Works with depression, life transitions, grief and loss, substance abuse, ADHD and periods of difficult self-examination. As well as couples and pre-marital counseling, addictions, anxiety disorders and development of positive coping skills and perspective.
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Nancy Scott
LCSW, ACSW
Depression & other mood disorders; suicidal ideation; survivors of suicide; grief & loss; substance abuse; families in crisis; parenting issues; couples affected by affairs; military families; sexual identity issues.
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Deborah Styler
MS, Resident MFT Therapist
A certified Emotion Code Practitioner and has also received additional training in Internal Family Systems Therapy and in EMDR to aid her in working with clients suffering from trauma.
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Erin Swenson-Reinhold
DMin, LCSW
Specializes in couple counseling, children & adolescents, boundary/relationships issues, mood disorders, anxiety, parenting, grief & loss, call & discernment questions, major life transition issues.
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Residents

Catherine Cook
MDiv, LPC
Specializes in depression and anxiety, phobias, low self-esteem, compulsions, bipolar, substance abuse and around common problems concerning work, love and play. Known for going the extra mile with 101 percent effort.
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Tamara Philbin
MS, NCC
Works with adults suffering from childhood sexual abuse, relationship problems, life transitions, depression, anxiety, addictions, and self-esteem issues. Marital and premarital, peer relationships, self esteem, substance abuse and workplace issues
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Marie Harris
MS
Has earned Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling, Nationally Certified Counselor with three years of direct clinical experience and ten years in related social services fields. Marie believes in a life-long pursuit of knowledge and understanding.
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Reviews

“Our center provides affordable, high-quality early education and developmentally appropriate care for children in a safe, healthy and diverse environment. One of the most important needs that we have is in the area of social-emotional support. The CPC staff that we have worked with has been a vital part of our ability to meet this need. They have helped us by working not only directly with children, but also with the families and teachers that we have at the center. We are grateful for the observations and recommendations they have given us for working with children, the direct counseling support, and the training that they have offered for staff.”

Rev. Dr. David Ensign, pastor, Clarendon Presbyterian Church, Arlington, Va.

Jennifer Shaw–Education Program Manager at ACCA Child Development Center

“I am always grateful for the compassion and professionalism of the Center for Pastoral Counseling, and have referred many members of my community to them over the years. Whether they be couples preparing for life together or in transitions, or individuals in times of crisis, I am confident that CPC colleagues will walk with them with great care and insight.”

Jennifer Shaw–Education Program Manager at ACCA Child Development Center

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