We work with teens, college students, and young adults who have experienced trauma due to early childhood experiences, single events, or complex trauma. Our therapists have specialized training in adoption competency, trauma informed practices, and working with neurodiverse clients and their families. We also have therapist that are trained in Somatic and Attachment Focused EMDR, a specialized trauma treatment protocol.
Blue Ridge Therapy services offers adoption competent counseling (individual therapy and family therapy), specializing in individual and family therapy for children, teens, and parents who are part of foster, pre-adoptive, and adoptive families. Blue Ridge also specializes in working with adult adoptees who are preparing for reunion with birth family members or may be seeking more support for other adoption related issues. We are able to provide adoption competent therapy for clients in South Carolina, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, and DC.
Issues that may be addressed in therapy:
- Family conflicts
- Mood changes
- Impulse control
- Racial/cultural identity
- Parenting support and coaching
- Preparing to adopt or adjusting to placement/adoption
- Preparing for and/or Processing Search and Reunion
- Grief and Loss
- Sexual Behavior Problems or acting Out
- Trauma / Post-traumatic stress
- School advocacy and support
Consultation and Supervision
Are you a recent MSW graduate? Are you seeking supervision services in Maryland or Virginia? Carroll Martin, LCSW, LCSW-C is a registered supervisor for the State of Maryland and a supervisor in Virginia. Carroll Martin offers LMSW supervision for individuals and groups (based on availability)
Find out about supervision for Maryland here.
Find out about licensure and supervision for Virginia here.
Our therapists offer ongoing video counseling sessions and one-time video consultations to teens and adults throughout DC, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, and South Carolina. Online therapy minimizes barriers to accessible adoption competent therapists.
Blue Ridge Therapy Services uses a HIPAA-compliant secure video counseling platform. Once you schedule an appointment, you will receive an email with a link to access the platform. At the scheduled time, simply click the link to launch the video session, no download needed. This can be used via computer, tablet, or smart phone.