Mekea C. Anderson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Maryland and Washington, DC. She completed her Master’s Degree in Social Work at Howard University with a concentration in Mental Health. She has worked for 20 years in various community settings including child protection services, foster care, social services and non-profit agencies. Mekea has worked as a therapist in private practice since 2012.
Mekea’s vision for Assurance Therapeutic Services is to help people create the change they desire in their lives. She aims to provide a safe environment for her clients and build a trusting relationship that makes it comfortable to discuss personal experiences. Mekea structures therapy sessions based on individual needs. She guides her clients to identify personal goals and then work towards overcoming the barriers that stand between the client and the change they desire in their lives. Mekea is a culturally competent mental health professional who has worked with people of different race, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and family background. She has helped clients experiencing various issues such as symptoms of depression, anxiety, relational conflict, workplace stress, and trauma. She is also trained to work with active military service members and veterans regarding issues related to deployment, relocation and integration into post-military life. Mekea uses various approaches to therapy including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Trauma Informed Care.
Are you currently having a hard time dealing with depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, PTSD, relational conflicts, job related stress, and/or substance abuse? Do you want to learn how to manage symptoms, or get to the root of your concerns? Your emotional well-being is an important part of your mental health, and Mekea is committed to promoting wellness in all its forms. Even if you are afraid of change, she can help you focus on new possibilities! Flexible evening and weekend appointments are available. Call today to for a free phone consultation.
Everyone is on a journey. We’re here to be some help along the way.