Nelson G. Bentley, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist who specializes is the treatment of adults who are dealing with a wide range of problems including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, adult ADHD, OCD, and life adjustment issues such as loss, grief, health issues, interpersonal issues and life adjustment/transition problems. Dr. Bentley provides individual, marital, and couple's counseling, and will also assist with parenting issues. Dr. Bentley has been engaged in full-time clinical practice for over 30 years and he utilizes a goal-focused therapeutic approach.
Dr. Ayers has been a practicing psychologist in the Baltimore area for more than 20 years. She sees adolescents and adults of all ages with varying clinical presentations, including anxiety, panic, depression, trauma reactions, eating disorders, and psychological factors affecting physical illness. Dr. Ayers has a strong interest in women's issues and in the integration of mind/body medicine. In addition to specialty training in cognitive behavior therapy, brief solution-oriented therapy, hypnosis, and psychodymanic therapy, she has studied yoga, mindfulness meditation, herbalism, and dance therapy as potentially beneficial adjuncts to traditional psychotherapeutic techniques.
Terri DeLay, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist who has been treating adults and adolescents with issues of anxiety, depression, and general stresses in their lives for over 25 years. Along with her extensive experience treating general depression and various types of anxiety, including OCD and PTSD, she has also helped many address conflicts in their relationships, marriages, and with their families including many in same-sexed relationships. Dr. DeLay's additional areas of specialty include difficulties with life transitions, counseling for losses and grief, women's issues, fertility concerns, and medical issues that impact one's psychological wellbeing. She works with individual adults and adolescents, couples, and families, including difficulties in parenting. Dr. DeLay encourages those in her care to be actively involved in their own personal growth and makes use of her background in cognitive behavior therapy and family systems approaches to therapy to develop a plan for treatment best suited for the individual.
Dr. Hunter is a licensed psychologist with a Ph.D. in combined Clinical and School Psychology. Dr. Hunter specializes in cognitive-behavioral treatments for a variety of problems such as depression, anxiety, stress management, ADHD, adjustment problems, childhood behavioral problems, parenting issues, and women's issues with individuals, couples and families of all ages.
Amy Waldron is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who has been treating those with Substance Use and Mental Health disorders for over 25 years. Her wide range of experience includes multiple years of leadership with some of the most acclaimed co-occurring disorder treatment facilities in Maryland. In addition to specializing in the treatment of addiction and mood disorders, she is also trained in working therapeutically with first responders, and spent multiple years treating Baltimore City Police officers. Amy believes that there is no such thing as a one size fits all approach and practices several modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Strength Based therapy. Additionally, Amy has years of experience working with families and couples and welcomes them to her practice.
Kate is a licensed certified social worker - clinical who received her bachelor's degree in Psychology from Penn State University, and completed her master's degree in Social Work at University of Maryland. Kate works with a variety of adults and children dealing with issues related to anxiety, depression, mood disorders, grief and loss, relationship issues, stress management, ADHD and other issues that are negatively affecting their daily functioning. Kate's approach to therapy comes from a social work perspective and she considers it a collaborative approach between client and therapist, respecting the client's right to self-determination and helping them to identify and clarify their personal goals. Kate has trained in multiple techniques and is comfortable utilizing different treatment approaches to meet the unique needs of each individual client. Kate's goal is to enhance each client's capacity to address their own needs and develop positive coping skills to better handle the many stressors of life.