Nina is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, with a Master of Science degree in Counseling from Johns Hopkins University. While obtaining her degree, Nina interned at House of Ruth Maryland, a counseling center focusing on empowering and healing victims of domestic violence. After the completion of her master's degree, she worked as a therapist for an outpatient mental health agency, Contemporary Family Services. Nina has experience in treating clients with severe mental illness, as well as treating clients who are stressed out, stuck, or looking to make any positive changes in their lives. Areas of focus include depression and other mood disorders, anxiety, self-esteem issues, body-image issues, relationship/family therapy, communication and coping skills, trauma/PTSD, and anger management. Nina believes that counseling can be the first step toward living a life of happiness, health, and wholeness. In addition to her counseling career, Nina brings over ten years of expertise as an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT) to her practice. Combining the western therapy model with eastern mind-body approaches is a passion that she shares with many of her clients. As a counselor and yoga instructor, she hopes to create a safe space for listening, empathy, and change.