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Reem Bechara, LGPC

Children, Adolescents & Young Adults

Reem graduated with a Masters in School Counseling from Loyola University Maryland. She additionally completed a Masters Plus and received her clinical license. Through her continued education, Reem's study focused on mindfulness-based approach and supporting trauma and crisis. 

Professional Experience

With over a decade of experience, Reem has honed her expertise in working with children aged 5-18 and their caregivers, primarily within the school setting. For four years, she served as a dedicated School Counselor in Montgomery County Public Schools, making a significant impact in the lives of countless students and families.

Areas of Expertise
Anxiety, Trauma, PTSD, Queer, Grief, ADHD, OCD, Depression
Currently Accepting New Patients
In-Person / Virtual

Humanistic Approach and Strength-Based Lens

Reem's passion lies in supporting her clients' social and emotional well-being. Embracing a humanistic perspective, she views individuals as whole persons, looking through a strength-based lens to help them grow and flourish. Reem's goal is to empower her clients on their journey of self-actualization, enabling them to reach their full potential and enhance their overall well-being.

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Creating a Safe and Nurturing Space

Central to Reem's therapeutic practice is the establishment of a safe, warm, and empathetic space. She places a strong emphasis on mindful practices, fostering an atmosphere where clients feel supported and encouraged to explore their emotions and experiences.

Diverse Interventions and Specializations

Reem has undergone comprehensive training in various therapeutic interventions, including mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and play therapy. Her expertise allows her to adapt her approach to meet the unique needs of each individual she works with.

Beyond the Counseling Room

In her free time, Reem enjoys simple pleasures like leisurely walks, being near water, and watching football. Above all, she cherishes spending quality time with her husband, son, and dog.

Areas of Specialization

Reem specializes in addressing anxiety, depression, trauma, and family/relationship dynamics. Her in-depth understanding of these issues enables her to provide effective and compassionate support to those seeking help in these areas.

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Reem's inviting and understanding nature creates a therapeutic environment that promotes growth, healing, and positive change. If you're seeking a counselor who values your well-being and respects your individuality, Reem at A Step Forward is ready to support you on your journey.
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