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Shemika M. Brooks, Psy.D.,CGP
Psychologist
CGP Certified


License No:06166
License State/Country: MD
JHU Counseling Center
3003 N Charles St STE S-200
Baltimore, MD  21218
United States
(410) 516-8278

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BIOGRAPHICAL PROFILE


Dr. Shemika Brooks (she/her/hers pronouns) has engaged in clinical work in a variety of college/university counseling centers, as well as community agencies serving children and adolescents, couples, and families. She also has a passion for group psychotherapy, and is a Certified Group Psychotherapist (CGP; credential by the International Board for the Certification of Group Psychotherapists). Some of Dr. Brooks’s clinical interests include issues of social justice and equity; diversity, multiculturalism, and intercultural awareness; relationship issues; first-generation college students; issues of child abuse, neglect, and permanency (e.g., foster care, kinship/legal guardianship); interpersonal trauma and recovery; identity development; and women’s issues. She thinks dynamically, takes an integrative approach to therapy, and is open to working with clients holding all identities.


CURRENT GROUPS:

Ellicott City, MD; Howard County Psychological Services; Adult Therapy Group: For adults (ages 18+) experiencing concerns or struggles that are affected by or are affecting their relationships. This group is unstructured and membership is open to a broad range of concerns and treatment goals -- may include depression, anxiety, grief, identity issues, family conflict, romantic relationship concerns, culture, trauma, and other concerns. Through a relational focus on the here-and-now issues arising in each session, members gain insights that help them to better understand themselves and others, and to make changes in their lives. All identities are welcome. Involves a weekly commitment. Screenings required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

School: Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, Rutgers University
Year Graduated: 2017

GENDER: Female

PRACTICE DIMENSIONS:

Treatment Modalities and Fees:
Couples
Family
Group
Individuals
Sliding Scale: No

MENTAL HEALTH SPECIALTIES:

Child & Adolescent Abuse/Neglect
Childhood & Adolescence Difficulties
Anxiety
Post Traumatic Stress Debriefing Disorder (PTSD)
Depression
Divorce/Separation
Gender Concerns
Relationship Difficulties
Academic Struggles
Motivation Problems
Occupational Concerns
Stage of Life Concerns

TREATMENT APPROACHES:

Psychodynamic
Interpersonal
Integrative
Group as a Whole-Systems Theory
Family Systems

 
ACCEPTED PAYMENT METHODS:
AMEX
CASH
CK
MC
VISA

ACCEPTED INSURANCE PLANS:

Blue Cross Blue Shield (in network)