Partners and Associates
Fred F. Boykin
Fred F. Boykin, MSW, LICSW has extensive experience with issues related to illness, men's issues, sexuality, HIV/AIDS, addictions and mind/body/spirit balancing. He is a certified teacher and supervisor of the Enneagram, a spiritual and psychological tool that he uses in his psychotherapy practice. He graduated from Smith College School of Social Work and worked ten years at the National Institutes of Health in its Allergy and Infectious Disease Institute.
Amy Scott, MSW, LICSW, is a co-founder of CPS, where she provides supervision and psychotherapy. She is also coordinator for the Montgomery County chapter of the Stepfamily Association of America and writes and presents about step couples. She has been a guest on NPR's "Public Interest" program on stepfamilies. She was previously a clinical administrator for the Women's Medical Center and EAP director for Northern Virginia Family Services. She is a long-time member of the Washington School of Psychiatry's study group on women and psychotherapy. Ms. Scott holds an MSW from Smith College and is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Franklin & Marshall college.
Andrew H. Pollock, MSW, LICSW, treats individuals and couples. He has experience as a trainer in effective psychotherapy, and teaches at The National Catholic School for Social Service at Catholic University. He received his Masters in Social Work from Smith College School of Social Work, and worked at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore before moving to Washington. He has particular interest in treating depression, anxiety, recovery from trauma, and addictions, in addition to an extensive history working with people suffering from chronic diseases. He offers weekend hours.
Anne Burrows, MSW, LICSW, is a Board Certified Diploma in clinical social work (BCD) and a co-founder of CPS. She practices psychodynamic psychotherapy work with a cultural sensitivity acquired from her previous residence in Europe, Africa and Asia, her experience as a staff therapist with the DC Institute of Mental Health in Annacostia, and her pro-bono work as chair of a committee of volunteers at the World Bank assisting international spouses and their families in their acculturation process. Ms Burrows has been in practice for 25 years and incorporates the benefits of insight meditations and mindfulness into her work. Ms Burrows received her MSW from the University of Maryland, and is a graduate of the Washington School of Psychiatry's Advanced Psychotherapy Training Program.
April Gates, MSW, LICSW, received her MSW from The National Catholic School of Social Service. She has worked at The National Institutes of Health and at Children's National Medical Center, where she counseled adolescents and adults with cancer and other illnesses. Her areas of expertise include chronic illness, grief and loss, and working with young women. She works with both adolescents and adults, both individually. in couples, families and groups. She is fluent in both English and Spanish.
Elizabeth Rankin, MSW, LICSW, graduated from the National Catholic School of Social Service with a concentration in family counseling. She did post-graduate training at the Family Therapy Practice Center, in Washington, DC, under the supervision of Maryanne Walters, LCSW. She received live supervision in family and individual therapy there. She has extensive experience in working with trauma survivors and their families. Ms. Rankin worked at Chestnut Lodge Hospital for nine years in the adult outpatient program. As part of the treatment team, she provided family and individual counseling.
Michael Toth, MSW, LICSW has worked extensively with individuals dealing with sexual orientation, substance abuse, addictions and sexual compulsivity and HIV/AIDS. He has expertise in addressing the issues of grief and loss,depression, anxiety and helping those living with chronic illness. He graduated from the National Catholic School of Social Services at Catholic University and he is certified in Spirituality and Clinical practice.
Terry Hopkins, MSW, LICSW, provides psychotherapy for individuals and couples. She has been with the CPS group practice since 1993 providing treatment for depression, anxiety, eating disorders, relationship difficulties, low self-esteem, stress reactions, and life-adjustment problems. She completed psychodynamic training at American University She received her MSW from The National Catholic School of Social Service, and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
We do not see things as they are. We see them as we are.
----- The Talmud
Would we humans knew our hearts in truth , nothing would be impossible for us.