JACKIE ALTEBRANDO

Therapist, LGPC: LGP12023

All graduate level B'well clinicians are under the supervision of Katherine Cashin, MS, LCPC, Board Approved Supervisor

Jackie approaches therapy with a person-centered lens, bringing warmth and empathy to help each individual client to come as they are, have a space to be heard without judgment, and collaboratively explore ways to live out their most authentic self. Jackie honors what a courageous step it is to find support and grounds her work in establishing and maintaining a strong therapeutic relationship. She provides a confidential, warm, and validating space to help clients feel supported on their journey to mental wellness. Jackie builds relationships with clients through a human-centered approach and utilizes techniques that might include humor, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and multicultural counseling.

You may find working with Jackie helpful if you are…

  • Looking for short-term work

  • Questioning your career and want to figure out what’s next

  • Feeling stressed and want to learn techniques to manage

  • Attempting to create stronger boundaries for yourself

  • Looking for support in finding more clarity and direction in life

Jackie earned her Master of Education in School Counseling from Loyola University Maryland, and her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Rutgers University. Jackie has experience working in schools and higher education settings. Jackie has a background in working with young adults navigating transitions, including career and understanding self. She also volunteered for the HelpLine at NAMI, where she provided resources to families to instill hope that healing is possible.

CAITLIN Cordial

Therapist, LGPC: LGP11258

All graduate level B'well clinicians are under the supervision of Katherine Cashin, MS, LCPC, Board Approved Supervisor

Caitlin approaches therapy as a process that is person centered and scientifically informed. She recognizes that each client has unique strengths that can be channeled into meaningful life changes. As a therapist, Caitlin provides a nonjudgmental space for clients to share their experiences and discover their inner resources. She understands that each client’s story is impacted by systemic inequality, individual beliefs, and relationships with others. Caitlin guides her clients as they unpack relationship patterns, clarify their values, and create the life they want to live. Her work is LGBT and disability affirming, and utilizes aspects of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Internal Family Systems (IFS), as well as art in therapy. 

You may find working with Caitlin helpful if you...

  • Are fed up with worrying, anxiety, or panic attacks that hold you back 

  • Want to learn and practice concrete skills to manage symptoms

  • Wish you could live according to your values, instead of reacting to life circumstances 

  • Are open to new relational, emotional, and behavioral experiences

  • Want to better understand or change your relationships 

Caitlin obtained her Bachelor’s and Master's degree in Psychology from Towson University. She worked as a research assistant at Johns Hopkins, where she studied the immediate and  long term effects of anxiety disorders on children and families.  She then gained clinical experience in behavioral therapy as an Autism Support Coach through Itineris of Baltimore before working with a variety of clients in community mental health. Caitlin is an artist that cherishes the creativity within each person, and she loves to nurture each client’s expression through writing, art, or music when possible. 

NIA Jones

Therapist, LGPC: LGP10697

All graduate level B'well clinicians are under the supervision of Katherine Cashin, MS, LCPC, Board Approved Supervisor

Nia views therapeutic work from a humanistic and empowering lens. Attuning to identity, culture, beliefs, and systems, she believes in inviting the whole person into each therapy session.  Clients have described Nia as kind, respectful, down-to-earth, and communicative, especially in her use of more embodied language. By collaborating with clients, she assists them in exploring different parts of themselves and understanding the messages they have carried from different life experiences.  Nia is most energized when helping clients practice self-aligned boundaries, build true confidence, and feel grounded in their present.  

 

You may find working with Nia helpful if… 

  • You are looking to identify & unlearn what no longer serves you, while defining what does

  • You want to understand, navigate, use your anxiety; and thrive

  • You’ve arrived at the threshold of a new, difficult door in your life 

  • You are looking for greater connection in your intra- and interpersonal relationships

 

Nia earned a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Towson University.  Her experience includes studying in different countries, working in various mental health settings and nonprofit organizations, and working with neurodiverse children and adults.  She is involved in research surrounding the influence and role of gendered-racial ethnic socialization in Black women's lives.  Nia is also a dancer and dance instructor who finds trauma-conscious inclusion of connection to the body as a powerful tool.

Jake Jackson-Wolf

Therapist, LCPC: LC11952

ONBOARDING LEAD THERAPIST

Jake has a profound respect for the autonomy of each person he comes into contact with and views the therapy relationship to be a collaboration between two people in search of meaning. As a therapist, he holds space for his clients to search and explore in a safe and thoughtful environment. Jake approaches this work from an integrationist framework pulling from existential, feminist-multicultural, and relational theories, while also believing that humor and irreverence are uniquely useful tools for healing and growth.

 

Jake has experience counseling individuals, couples, and families and working with people age 14 and older of diverse backgrounds and identities. You may find working with Jake useful if: 

 

  • You are discovering or uncovering your core self

  • You want to shift from “getting by” to thriving in your relationships 

  • You have lost someone or something dear to you

  • You want to clarify your values and live in alignment with them

  • You are fired up about the status quo and want to change it

 

Jake earned his Master of Education in Counseling and Human Services from Lehigh University. Upon returning home to Baltimore, he earned a post-master’s certificate in Professional Counseling from the University of Baltimore. Jake has been primarily working with people affected by the impacts of crime and violence, specifically gender based violence crimes, since 2017.   Through his work in the community mental health field, he has also counseled individuals who have perpetrated violence against their intimate partners. In addition to his clinical experience, Jake is also a published researcher and has presented this work for both local and national audiences.  

Katie Cashin

Therapist, LCPC: LC5759

OWNER, OPERATOR, CLINICAL DIRECTOR

Katie holds a deep appreciation for people’s honesty, resiliency and willingness to keep growing, even when it's uncomfortable. Her work allows clients to challenge the messages that doubt is bad, depression is weak, and worry is wasted energy. With these mental myths out of the way, her clients stop tripping over self judgments and start working toward what really matters to them: deeper understanding, real growth, honest connection. 

 

You and Katie may work well together if you...

  • feel fed up with diet culture

  • want to operate a small business and experience life outside of work

  • need to create mental space from your F.O.O. (Family of Origin)

  • realize you've outgrown the box of your religion

  • feel like you're navigating your sexuality without a map

Katie is a national and state certified professional counselor and a graduate of Loyola University's Pastoral Counseling Program. She is a graduate of The Ferentz Institute's Levels 1 & 2 Advanced Trauma Treatment Certificate program and a Certified Brainspotting Practitioner, studying under Dr. Pie Frey & Christine Ranck, PhD. Katie is also a Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, and trained for certification with Evelyn Tribole, MS, RD and is a graduate of The University of Michigan's Sexual Health Certificate Program (Sex Therapy Track.) 

Photo: Urban Row Photography

Margaree nadler

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT COORDINATOR

Margaree embraces the significance of therapy as a component for a fulfilling life. With a passion for patient advocacy, she strives to foster a warm and affirming administrative environment for both clients and therapists. She is solution-minded and always open to questions and concerns. Margaree aims to balance her days with professionalism, creativity, and compassion, and values the personal and societal education required to forge a future that is inclusive, anti-racist, and supportive of mental health.

 

After she studied English and Media Arts at the University of New Mexico, Margaree worked in education, entertainment, and healthcare fields. She loves supporting her community and currently volunteers for Baltimore’s Healthy Harbor Initiative.