Beth Levine, LCSW

Beth Levine, LCSW

“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.”
Aristotle

About Beth Levine, LCSW

Hi!  Thanks for taking the time to find out more about me.

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, having earned a Master’s degree in Social Work from the National Catholic School of Social Service, Catholic University.  I have over 15 years of experience working with adults in individual and couple settings.

I earned my Certification as an Emotionally Focused Couple Therapist and Supervisor from the International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy.

I also specialize in Internal Family Systems (IFS).  I have earned a Certificate of Completion of two on-line training Modules.  I will be starting Level I training in March 2018.

I am a member of:

  • Greater Washington Society of Clinical Social Work
  • International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Clinical Social Work Association
  • National Association of Social Workers

I participate in many educational opportunities to ensure continuous learning in the field of psychotherapy and I bring this knowledge to my work with clients.

My guiding principle in life and work is compassion. Together, we create a safe space that promotes reflection, understanding, and change.

I believe in therapy.  I have struggled with depression, anxiety, and relationships. Therapy has helped me live more authentically, trust myself to handle life’s challenges, and have healthy relationships.

I am thankful to the many people who have shared their lives with me and taught me about people’s courage and capacity to heal and change.

 

Professional Presentations/Activities

September 2017.  Published article, Enhancing Therapeutic Effectiveness When Working with Vegan Clients, News & Views, The Greater Washington Society for Clinical Social Work.

June 2016. Published article, Food for Thought, New & Views, The Greater Washington Society for Clinical Social Work.

2015. Interviewed by Elisabeth Brown for Freedom2Do (http://www.freedom2do.com/its-okay-to-get-help/).

September 2011 through April 2012. Assisted EFT trainer, Rebecca Jorgensen, with Core Skills Advanced Training (4 weekend-long trainings) to EFT colleagues.

September 2010 through April 2011. Assisted EFT trainer, Rebecca Jorgensen, with Core Skills Advanced Training (4 weekend-long trainings) to EFT colleagues.

September 2010 through June 2011. Led Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFT) supervision group for EFT colleagues based on the training manual, Becoming an Emotionally Focused Couple Therapist: The Workbook.  Met once a month.

March 2009. Through The Greater Washington Society of Clinical Social Work, I presented  Introduction to Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy.

October 2008. Through The Greater Washington Society of Clinical Social Work, I presented Attachment Theory, Love and Neurobiology.  In this course, I talked about eight ways in which Attachment Theory informs couple work, and the research that helps us understand the neurobiology of when couples have a secure attachment and when they are in distress.

January 2008. As part of the above training, I presented on Attachment Theory and Work with Couples. My presentation was titled: Eight Ways That Attachment Theory Informs Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFT).

January 2008.  Attachment Theory:  Basic Concepts and Clinical Applications in Work with Individuals, Couples and Children. I coordinated the training with Mauricio Cortina, MD, Director, Attachment and Human Development Center.

Certificate in Advanced Trauma Treatment – Level I (The Institute for Advanced Psychotherapy Training and Education, Inc.).

Get in touch.

I'm always happy to hear from people.
If you have any questions, need more information, or would like to make an appointment, you can call me at 301-279-7779, email me at [email protected], or use the form below.

 

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about beth

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Over 15 years of experience

Certified Emotionally Focused Couple Therapist and Supervisor

Member of The Greater Washington Society of Clinical Social Work

Member of the International Centre
for Excellence in Emotionally
Focused Therapy

Member of Clinical Social
Work Association

Member of National Association
of Social Workers

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6236 Montrose Road, Rockville, Maryland 20852
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