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Resident in Counseling
Selina Farmer, MA, MLD., MHA

Selina Farmer is a dedicated mental health professional with a deep-rooted passion for compassionate, patient-centered care. With over 15 years of experience in various therapeutic settings, she brings a wealth of knowledge and a unique perspective to her practice. Selina holds a Master of Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Liberty University, where she is currently pursuing a PhD in Psychology with a focus on Behavioral Health Leadership. She also has a Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration and Leadership Development from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, graduating Cum Laude.

In her extensive career, Selina has developed a robust expertise in treating anxiety, depression, trauma, and PTSD, serving adolescents from age 12, as well as young and older adults. She practices a blend of Mindfulness, Positive Psychology, Person-Centered, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Selina believes in a collaborative therapeutic approach, empowering her clients to set and achieve their personal goals, and when appropriate, she incorporates art to enhance the therapeutic process.

Licensed as a Resident in Counseling in Virginia and trained in EMDR, Selina also holds a certificate as a SYMBS Assessment Facilitator. Her approach is culturally competent, focusing on underserved populations, which is evident from her volunteer work at Free Clinics through VTMHI and her commitment to community service.

Originally from New Mexico, Selina has called Northern Virginia home for the past 24 years. When not engaged in her clinical practice or furthering her education, she enjoys spending time in her art studio, exploring nature, embarking on adventures, and playing guitar. Selina cherishes the time spent with her family, friends, and three dogs, constantly seeking new creative endeavors. Her dedication to mental health and the well-being of her community is at the core of her personal and professional life, making her a valuable practitioner and advocate for mental health.


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