Janelle Carrington is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Maryland. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from University of Maryland, Baltimore County in 2013 and a Master’s degree in Social Work with a specialization in Behavioral Health from University of Maryland, Baltimore in 2017. Janelle has experience working with a variety of populations and settings including residential treatment centers, schools, and private practice. She is also a certified Reiki II practitioner.
Janelle believes it is important for individuals to become and embrace their authentic selves. She practices a goal-orientated, strength-based approach, focusing on learning and implementing healthy coping skills including problem solving, mindfulness, improving awareness, and self-regulation. In therapy, Janelle uses a nonjudgmental and compassionate style to support individuals as they deal with challenging life experiences. With a background in school-based mental health, Janelle is also able to work with parents and caregivers on behavioral management/ modification strategies and have a thorough understanding of Individualized Education Plans (IEPs).