Nooshin Kiankhooy, MA, LCPC, CEDS
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Certified Eating Disorder Specialist and Approved Supervisor in Olney, MD
M.A. Community Counseling, Marymount University
B.A. Psychology, University of Maryland-Baltimore County
Member of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (IAEDP)
I often tell my clients that finding a counselor is like buying a new pair of shoes; sometimes you have to try on a few different sizes and styles before you find the right pair. My style is empathic and understanding, yet straight-forward and honest. I help my clients get unstuck and move forward, while providing feedback that is productive and manageable. You and I can work together to come up with ways to meet your goals for therapy, along with acquiring insight into your behaviors, thoughts, and feelings.
I work with individuals and families, more specifically specializing in Eating Disorders (I am a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist) and Anxiety Disorders. One of my passions is helping adolescents and teens, and much of my training has also been in working with young people, especially when they need help and support to decrease thoughts of self-harm.
In addition to individual counseling, I also work with families. I help family members communicate more effectively with one another and most importantly to understand one another; to build trust.
I have been in private practice since 2013 and have been clinically licensed since 2011. In the past, I have worked with patients in Psychiatric Hospitals and Partial Hospitalization Programs. I have also worked five years in Day Treatment and Intensive Outpatient Treatment programs for those struggling with Eating Disorders, to include being an IOP Team Leader. I am also an Approved Supervisor for LGPC’s in the state of Maryland.