Chandra Davis, LCPC, ATR-BC, LCPAT
"Georgia O'Keeffe once said, 'To create one's own world in any of the arts takes courage.' As both an art therapist and counselor, I understand the courage it takes to create a better life for yourself using comprehensive mental health care."
Chandra Davis, ATR-BC, LCPC, LCPAT is an art therapist and counselor working in private practice in the Greater Washington DC area. A native of Tampa, FL, she graduated from the George Washington University with a M.A. in art therapy in 2007.
Prior to establishing her private practice, She worked in various mental health capacities including schools, hospitals, artist studios, and outpatient facilities. She provided individual and group psychotherapy, psychoeducation, case management and art therapy to people with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and trauma-related disorders. While at PIW, she collaborated with other clinicians to present at the International Society for Stress, Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD) annual conference on vicarious traumatization in practitioners and the management of traumatic stress. In addition, she started her private practice part-time in 2010.
In 2014, Chandra transitioned to her practice full-time, where she specializes in art and psychotherapy with clients ranging from adolescent to adulthood and working with Black and Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC) who struggle with race-based stress and trauma.
She currently co-facilitates a group for BIPOC women that focuses on the intersectionality of race, gender and intergenerational trauma. In 2017, she co-wrote a paper entitled, “Challenging the Myth of Black Women—A Short-term, Structured Art Experience Group: Exploring the Intersection of Race, Gender and Intergenerational Trauma,” for the Smith College Studies of Social Work Journal.
Recently, she completed Level One training in Internal Family System (IFS) and her 200 hr Yoga Teacher certification, which she now incorporates into her practice.
Board-Certified Art Therapist (ATR-BC)
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) Maryland
Licensed Clinical Professional Art Therapist (LCPAT) Maryland
Approved Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor Supervisor Maryland
Alexandra Stewart, R-DMT
Our bodies are our first home. It is where we find our place in the world and how we receive information in order to grow. Sadly, the body is often scrutinized, violated, objectified, neglected, controlled, taken advantage of, and more by others. These damages to our bodies are directly connected to mind and spirit, corrupting our entire sense of being and disrupting our relationships with others and most importantly with ourselves.
As a dance/movement psychotherapist, I am here to help to mend the relationship between the mind, body, and spirit through movement. Through movement, we can explore your connection to yourself and reclaim your birthrights. We can also strive towards increasing your sense of self-awareness, self-esteem, subconscious behaviors, and emotional expression to name a few.
I specialize in working with individuals with depression, anxiety, physical limitations, post traumatic stress, eating disorders, and family conflict; primarily using movement analysis, play therapy, yoga, bioenergetics, and humanistic (person-centered) psychotherapeutic interventions.
“To heal our relationship to our bodies is to heal our relationship with the Earth. To regain our ground is to regain our aliveness, and the foundation of all that follows.” - Andoea Judith
Registered Dance/Movement Therapist (R-DMT)
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