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Ms. Johante Wood, LCPC

Are you experiencing stress in your daily routine or relationships? Are you experiencing loss of interest or burnout? Ms. Wood is here to help you explore ways to cope with emotional distractions, invalidations, and negative self-talk. Ms. Wood can challenge you to improve self-care and redefine communication patterns. She offers a validating space to heal, grow, and discover your optimal self.

Ms. Wood has worked with over 100 adults, couples, and teens from diverse backgrounds. She is equipped to manage cases from trauma and co-occurring disorders to anxiety, depression, stress, low self-esteem, adjustment issues, and relationship concerns. She has served veterans, intensive outpatient, mobile treatment, virtual care, and homeless populations. Through her positive approach to counseling and advocacy for client self-care, Ms. Wood has seen clients improve and advocate maintaining their overall health throughout her treatment.

Ms. Wood completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Pepperdine University and received her Master of Science in Clinical Counseling from the Loyola University of Maryland. She has a positive and inviting personality and uses an eclectic approach to therapy to ensure a person-centered experience that clients value. Ms. Wood utilizes treatment interventions from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), interpersonal therapy, strength-based therapy, motivational interviewing, trauma-informed, and mindfulness-based therapy to help clients achieve their treatment goals. 

Treatment Specialties:


* Individual and Couples Counseling

*Depression, Anxiety, and Mood Disorders

* Stress Management, Confidence, and Communications Issues

*Attachment and Relationship Concerns

*Grief and Loss

Ms. Wood is caring, seeks to help improve your overall well-being, and encourages you to live a life full of success stories. She is a scholar at heart who also enjoys music, dance, being creative, and spending time with family.

Professional Affiliations

National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

Psi Chi National Psychological Honors Society

Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution

American Heart Association (AHA)