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Angie Harris, MA, MSW

Email: aharris@insightactiontherapy.com

Life is like riding a bicycle, to keep your balance you must keep moving-Albert Einstein

We know what we are, but know not what we may be-William Shakespeare

Angie Harris is a license eligible therapist, working under the supervision of Cynthia Turner, to obtain her LCSW and LSATP. She earned her Masters degree from Marymount University in Forensic Psychology in 2006 and a second Masters degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in Social Work in 2010. Angie has worked for ten years in the mental health field and has an array of clinical experiences to support various needs of clients. Her professional background includes direct clinical and supervisory positions as well as program management, development, and business growth positions within behavioral health. Angie is passionate about working with others to find hope in their journey and identify solutions to support their ideal wellness.

Angie has experience working along a full continuum of treatment, ranging from facility based treatment to outpatient and office based clinical therapy to home-based counseling in the community. Angie has worked with children, adolescents, adults, and geriatric clients primarily in the private sector. She has established strong professional relationships with public sectors, including working with the county Systems of Care as a stakeholder member, in partnership with the Fairfax County Adult Center completing assessments on inmates while incarcerated and after release to the community, and with youth and families involved in the child welfare system, often with complex clinical presentations and exposure to trauma and abuse.

In additional to a background in providing individual, family, and group therapy to individuals with general mental health issues, including ADHD, depression, anxiety, Bi-polar, dual diagnosis, trauma, and and abuse, Angie has extensive experience working with adolescents and adults struggling with substance abuse and dependence. Angie also has experience facilitating suicide prevention programming and the introduction of early intervention services aimed at increasing awareness of the silent epidemic of youth suicide. Angie is a strong supporter of NAMI and peer support systems.

Angie utilizes a strengths-based approach to work in collaboration with clients and identify goals through a solution-focused lens. She provides individual and family sessions as well as facilitates groups.