Mental health therapy for children, teens, adults & families in Catonsville Maryland.
  • 516 N. Rolling Rd., Suite 201B | Catonsville, MD 21228
  • (443) 846-0404

Our Team

Dr. Rachel Altvater View Profile

Dr. Rachel Altvater

Owner | Psychologist & Board Approved and Play Therapy Supervisor, Psy.D., RPT-S
Dr. Rachel Altvater (she/her) is a Licensed Psychologist, Registered Play Therapist - Supervisor, and Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. She specializes in play therapy, child and adolescent mental health, and trauma. Dr. Altvater also works with adults and families and provides supervision, consultation services, and training opportunities to professionals.
Kelsey Dugan View Profile

Kelsey Dugan

Board-Certified Art Therapist, Internship Coordinator, & Supervisor, ATR-BC, LCPAT
Kelsey Dugan (she/they) is a Board-Certified Art Therapist & Licensed Clinical Art Therapist. She graduated first in her class from Pratt Institute in 2016 and became a published author shortly after. Kelsey has extensive experience working with complex trauma with children, teens, and caregivers on both a national and international scale. She's most passionate when working with attachment trauma - specifically supporting children and teens in the foster care system &/or state custody.
Dr. Veronica (Vero) Cloonan View Profile

Dr. Veronica (Vero) Cloonan

Therapist & Board Approved and Play Therapy Supervisor, PhD, LPC/S, RPT-S
Dr. Veronica (Vero) Cloonan (she/her/Ella) is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Registered Play Therapist - Supervisor, Counselor Educator and supervisor. Play therapy is her number one treatment modality to work with children and adolescents. Dr. Cloonan has extensive experience working with trauma, international and domestic adoptees, and BIPOC individuals. Dr. Cloonan also works with adults and families and provides professional supervision, consultation services, and training opportunities.
Shania Greenwood View Profile

Shania Greenwood

Therapist & Board Approved Supervisor, M.S., LCPC
Shania Greenwood (she/her) is a licensed professional counselor and doctoral student pursuing a degree in Clinical Psychology. She has experience in working with diverse populations as well as working with ages 11 and up. Her specialties include self-esteem, body image, parenting, and budding adults. As of May 2022, Shania is not accepting new clients.
Stephanie Miller View Profile

Stephanie Miller

Board Approved Supervisor, LCPC, RPT
Stephanie Miller (she/her) is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Board Approved Supervisor, and Registered Play Therapist. Her clinical specializations include child and adolescent mental health, trauma, and play therapy. Stephanie was recently included in a play therapy publication and had the opportunity to speak at a local TedX event about mental health and the perception of professional counselors. Stephanie provides supervision for students and graduate licensed clinicians.
Lauren Berdeguez View Profile

Lauren Berdeguez

Therapist, M.Ed., LCPC
Lauren Berdeguez, M.Ed., LCPC (she/her) is a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor. Lauren specializes in person-centered therapy, play therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy. Lauren works with kids, teens, adults, and families.
Keisharely Pérez-Arocho View Profile

Keisharely Pérez-Arocho

Therapist, LGPC
Keisharely Pérez-Arocho, LGPC (she/her) is a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor. She specializes in person-centered therapy, play therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). She is bilingual and is able to provide sessions in Spanish or English. Keisharely works with children, adolescents, and adults. She provides teletherapy services only.
Jessica Baird View Profile

Jessica Baird

Certified Child Life Specialist & Therapist, M.A, LGPC, CCLS, GC-C, RWWP
Jessica Baird (she/her) is a Certified Child Life Specialist and Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor. Jessica specializes in medical play therapy, chronic illness, grief, supporting siblings of children with illness, and supporting children of adults with a chronic/terminal illness. Jessica works with all ages, including children and teens, and she provides therapeutic support and guidance for a variety of presenting concerns.
Samantha Norris View Profile

Samantha Norris

Therapist, MS, LGPC
Samantha Norris (she/her) is a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor. She has extensive background in child development and providing case management services for individuals with developmental disabilities. Her clinical interests include making therapy a creative, nurturing, and collaborative experience. She works with children, adolescents, and women's lifespan issues (including perinatal population) related to trauma, relationships, and neurodiversity.
Stephanie Ford View Profile

Stephanie Ford

Therapist, LGPC
Stephanie Ford (she/her) is a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor. Her specialization areas include working with children, adolescents, and adults struggling with anxiety/depression, perfectionism, and identity development. Stephanie is an LGBTQ+ affirming therapist.
Lauren (Lulu) Appel View Profile

Lauren (Lulu) Appel

Therapist, LCSW-C
Lauren (Lulu) Appel, LCSW-C (she/her) is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Lulu has received training and is practiced in dialectical behavioral therapy, play therapy, sand therapy, and trauma-informed therapy. She works with children, adolescents and adults and with individuals, couples and families and has extensive clinical experience with neurodiverse clients. Lulu is also trained in practicing EMDR with all ages, including with the integration of play therapy.
Dr. Victoria Rizzuto View Profile

Dr. Victoria Rizzuto

Post-Doctoral Fellow & Registered Psychology Associate, Psy.D.
Dr. Victoria Rizzuto (she/her) is a Post-Doctoral Fellow and Registered Psychology Associate under the supervision of Dr. Rachel Altvater. Her clinical interests include treating preschoolers, child-centered play therapy, trauma-informed care, and technology's impact on child development. Dr. Rizzuto's approach to therapy with children, adolescents, and families focuses on creating a therapeutic space in which safety, acceptance, authenticity, and empowerment are at the forefront.
Cheyenne Barton View Profile

Cheyenne Barton

Therapist, LCPC
Cheyenne Barton, LCPC (she/her) is a licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. She specializes in play therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and mindfulness. Cheyenne works with children, adolescents, adults, and families.
Melissa Huang View Profile

Melissa Huang

Master's Therapist Intern
Melissa Huang (she/her) is a master's level intern currently attending Loyola University of Maryland in pursuit of Master of Science in Clinical Professional Counseling. She is excited to continue gaining experience working with children and adolescents as well as conducting play and talk therapy for adults. Her areas of interest include expressive and play based therapy, depression, anxiety, social skills, discovering identity, and bringing creativity into daily life.
Alyssa Weinman View Profile

Alyssa Weinman

Master's Therapist Intern
Alyssa Weinman (she/her) is a master's level intern at Loyola University Maryland, where she is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Clinical Professional Counseling. She has over ten years of experience working with children and adolescents and is excited to continue gaining field experience with adults. Her areas of interest include anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders, resiliency, and play based therapy.
Dr. Anna Rowley View Profile

Dr. Anna Rowley

Masters Therapist Intern, Ph.D., MPhil
Dr. Anna Rowley is a masters level intern at the University of the Southwest, New Mexico, where she is currently pursuing a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She has over 20 years experience working with adults and is excited to gain field experience working with children and adolescents. Her areas of interest include technology and play based therapy, LGBT, resilience, couples therapy and depression.
Wren Douglass-Robinson View Profile

Wren Douglass-Robinson

Masters Art Therapist Intern
Wren Douglass-Robinson (she/her or they/them) is a master’s level intern at Notre Dame of Maryland University, where she is currently pursuing a Masters of Art in Art Therapy. She has five years of experience working with children and adolescents and is excited to continue working with young people from a clinical perspective. Her areas of interest include anxiety, depression, eating and feeding disorders, LGBTQIA+, and sensory perception differences.
Christina Harris Cooney, MSW View Profile

Christina Harris Cooney, MSW

Office Manager
Christina Harris Cooney, MSW (she/her) provides administrative and office management support for the practice.