Ms. Brandy Carter
Master's of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling
Hello and Welcome! Ms. Brandy Carter earned her MS in Marriage and Family Therapy from Capella University. Brandy works with individual clients and groups but specializes in couples and family therapy. Are you looking to take a step forward to you and your partner’s personal wellness? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Brandy offers her clients a nonjudgmental, tranquil, inviting and safe space to share ideas and communicate openly. Together you can explore, observe and gain a deeper understanding of yourself as well as your partner. Our time together should be interactive and collaborative. It is important that we build a strong therapeutic relationship that creates trust so our work together can be effective.
Brandy provides therapeutic services to clients that are in the pre-marital stage, divorce-stage; clients that are currently experiencing anxiety, depression, abuse and a myriad of other issues that may impact your mental wellbeing. She utilizes a variety of therapeutic models such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Person-Centered Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Narrative Therapy, Structural Therapy and Emotionally Focused Therapy. Brandy also has experience working with adolescents, teens, as well as LGBQT community members.
Brandy's goal is to offer comprehensive therapeutic services to all of her clients. She views the clients from both a systemic and individual viewpoint. It’s important to help the client recognize their personal stregths and build upon them. Brandy looks forward to hearing from you so you can start working together on achieving your goals.
Brandy is currently in the process of obtaining licensure in both Maryland and Washington, D.C.
In Brandy’s free time she enjoys spending time with her daughter, reading and cooking.
- American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
- Chi Sigma Iota Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society
- Sits on the Board of Directors for Nancy’s Transitional Services. A non-profit organization that serves domestic violence survivors who may not otherwise receive the needed support, by providing accessible services out of the office and in the community.
Certifications/Continuing Education Credits
- Legal and Ethical Issues in School Counseling
- Counseling and Relationship Education for Low Income Couples
- The Disciplinary Practices of African American Mothers and Fathers: Engaging in Culturally Responsive Research
- The Role of Clinical Supervisors in the Formation of Professional Identity in Developing Counselors