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Shamara Quinonez, LCSW-C


Congratulations, you have taken an invaluable step in your journey of feeling, thinking, (reacting and behaving) better. Life can bring moments of overwhelm, sadness, loneliness, anxiety, fear, low self-esteem, worthlessness, worry of what others think of you, imposter syndrome, unable to prioritize responsibilities, or quite honestly, feeling stuck. However, we all have strengths, even if they are unclear at this time.


Shamara is a licensed psychotherapist in the state of Maryland.  Shamara utilizes Trauma-Based Care, Person Centered and Strength’s Based Approach, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Rational Emotive Therapy, Mindfulness, and facets of Dialectal Behavioral to individuals, couples, and families.

If you're hesitant, but open to begin your journey, let's begin... slowly, you are not alone.


Shamara’s specialties and expertise include:

  • Trauma and PTSD

  • Depression

  • Bipolar Disorder I and II

  • Anxiety

  • ADHD

  • Dual Diagnosis

  • Emotional Disturbance

  • LGBTQ+

  • Life Coaching

  • Mood Disorders

  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD)

  • Parenting

  • Peer Relationships

  • Personality Disorders

  • Racial Identity

  • Relationship Issues

  • Self-Esteem

  • Stress

  • Suicidal Ideation

  • Women's Issues


Shamara completed her Bachelor of Social Work from Marywood University, PA, and her Master of Social Work from State University of Buffalo (SUNY Buffalo). Shamara is a Licensed Certified Social Worker–Clinical (LCSW-C) in the state of Maryland.    


Shamara can be reached by phone/text at 202-480-3891 or email at



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