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shanita newman/


Shanita is a Washington DC native; a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor (#LGP11212) under the supervision of Crystal Joseph. She is a graduate of University of Maryland Eastern Shore with a Bachelors of Arts in Sociology, 2015; Trinity Washington University, School of Education with a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, 2020. Shanita has previous experience advocating for transient DC youth, as well as displaced teen mothers, missing Black girls, and expecting moms. Prince George's County Public Schools ignited her skillset as an instructional assistant within special education. Holds space for: children, adolescents, and women. Champions and teaches coping skills: self-esteem; anxiety; resource development. Shanita was a former master-level intern of PsycYourMind. Welcome back! As seen in the HBO original docuseries, Black and Missing, produced by Soledad O'Brien in partnership with Black and Missing Foundation, Inc. 

You can find Shanita in the Silver Spring, Maryland location.

We all had to start somewhere.

PsycYourMind® is committed to the training and experiential learning of up-and-coming therapists.

The graduate level internship is an integral part of the counseling academic and clinical training experience. Counseling and Clinical Mental Health graduate students are required to have over 700 hours of clinical training time before graduation.


Thereafter, another 3500+ hour residency commences with 100 hours of supervision. An approved clinical supervisor (Crystal Joseph, LCPC, LPC, ACS) manages all cases, conducting weekly supervision to help guide theoretical application. Please use Contact form if you have questions regarding sliding scale and insurances. Those with Maryland Medicaid are not allowed to be seen by Clinical Student Interns. Please consider these factors before requesting an appointment.

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