Grae Worthington, MA, NCC is a Master’s level Resident in Counseling and a National Certified Counselor who specializes in working with grade school, middle school, adolescent, and young adult clients. Grae began her career working in-home with children and adolescents on the autism spectrum using Applied Behavioral Analysis. She has experience working with adolescents in crisis in a group home setting, and supported individuals across the lifespan through individual therapy and group counseling in a private practice setting.
Grae specializes in issues of grief and loss, emotional regulation, social skills, depression, anxiety, mindfulness/meditation, building coping skills, and expressive art techniques. She takes a person-centered and integrative approach, building on each client’s unique strengths, abilities, and communication style. By working in concert with these skills, she seeks to help clients and their families navigate their way through life’s challenges and cultivate meaning from difficult experiences.
Grae graduated from the University of Virginia in 2009 with her Bachelor’s in Art History. She completed her Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Marymount University in 2017. She is a Resident working toward licensure as a Professional Counselor.