Teresa McCrossin LCSW is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in mental health issues. Teresa received her Master of Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University and holds a dual BA from Pacific Lutheran University. Her professional work experience includes working in Maternal Child Health, various outpatient mental health clinics, inpatient womens treatment program, Emergency Services. She has received specific training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Solution Oriented Therapy, and extensive specialized training on Infertility and Reproductive Mental Health. Additionally, Teresa is certified in Critical Incident Stress Managment and provided CISM outreach services to Public Safety Professionals as well Pentegon Staff, Airlines and other groups following the September 11th 2001 terrorist attacks. She has worked in the mental health field for over 20 years and has been in private practice since 2000.
As a psychotherapist Teresa specializes in creating a safe, non-judgmental and empathic environment to explore issues that will result in intregration and change. Her theoretical orientation is primarily cognitive but utilizes several evidence based methodoligies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. She is an active therapist and finds her clients appreciate her sense of humor, respect for each others experiences, honesty during the process and deep concern for their well being. She considers it a priviledge to share in her clients personal growt h.
- Licensed Clinical Social Worker-Virgina
- Certified in CISM (Critical Incident Stress Management
- Greater Washington Society for Clinical Social Work
- American Society for Reproductive Medicine
- International Association of Trauma Professionals
- National Association of Social Workers