Angie Harris, MA, MSW

Email: aharris@insightactiontherapy.com

Nothing Can Bring You Peace But Yourself- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Angie Harris is a license eligible therapist, working under the supervision of Cynthia Turner, to obtain her LCSW. She earned her first Master’s degree from Marymount University in Forensic Psychology in 2006 and a second Master’s degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in Social Work in 2010. Angie has worked for over 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 and business development 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 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 various public sectors throughout Virginia as well as fostered strong clinical partnerships with private providers in the community, demonstrating a strong knowledge of community resources and stakeholders and is an asset for families looking for appropriate treatment options.

In addition to a background in providing individual, family, and group therapy for general mental health issues, such as: Depression, Anxiety, Bi-polar, Dual Diagnosis, ADHD, Psychotic Disorders, Trauma, and Abuse, Angie is certified in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR-T) and utilizes DBT skill-building in her work with clients.  She has extensive experience working with adolescents and adults struggling with Substance Use Disorders. Angie utilizes a Harm Reduction approach for Alcohol Moderation Management when appropriate. She is also a certified SMART Recovery© facilitator. Angie also has experience providing suicide prevention programming through The Jason Foundation, introducing 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. Angie uses a variety of theoretical approaches to develop person-centered treatment. She provides individual and family sessions as well as facilitates groups at Insight Into Action Therapy.