"Most of us fear the extremes of pleasure, joy and love far more than hate, anxiety, and despair."  
  -  Epictatus     

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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.


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Amy Scott


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.


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Andrew Pollock


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.


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Anne Burrows


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.


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Michael Toth


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.


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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.

----- Paracelsus
(16th Century)

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