Rita Wasilewski, M.S. Clinician – Fairfax
Rita Wasilewski, M.S. is a resident-in-counseling, licensed in Virginia. She journeys with clients as they learn to identify, develop, and exercise natural strengths for health and healing. Rita promotes self-care, in the form of good habits and good ideas, as the foundation for a flourishing life and healthy relationships. Rita holds a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Divine Mercy University and continues to study the integration of evidence-based therapeutic techniques and sound theology. She has received advanced training in trauma and internal family systems therapy and has special interest in the areas of logotherapy, bibliotherapy and the neuroplasticity of the brain. Rita provides in-person and online services to adults, children, adolescents, couples, and families as they navigate the inevitable challenges of life. As part of her own ongoing development, Rita finds inspiration in a favorite quote from John Paul II, “Never, ever give up on hope, never doubt, never tire, and never become discouraged. Be not afraid”.
Primary: Anger Management, Anxiety/Fears, Couples/Marital, Deployment/Reintegration Issues, Depression, Divorce/Separation, Loss/Grief, Parenting, Relationships, Trauma/PTSD
Secondary: Adolescents (13 to 17yrs), Attention Deficit (ADHD), Children (5 to 12yrs), Family, Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD), Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), Post-Abortive, Sex & Pornography Addiction, Step Families
Treatment Orientations: Attachment-based, Bibliotherapy, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), EMDR, Emotionally Focused, Humanistic, Integrative, Internal Family Systems Therapy, Logotherapy, Motivational Interviewing, Play Therapy, Positive Psychology, Solution Focused Brief (SFBT), Trauma Focused