Gabby Arias, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Beltsville, Silver Spring

Specialties: Perinatal Mental Health, Life Adjustments, Parenting, Anxiety, Depression
Languages: English, Spanish
Education: University of Maryland, School of Social Work

About Gabby

Gabriela is a bilingual licensed clinical social worker who is passionate about providing accessible and personalized mental health care. Gabriela is skilled in individual therapy with those who are experiencing an array of mental health needs. She can also provide services in Spanish. Gabriela specializes in perinatal mental health, life transitions, parenting, anxiety and depression. Gabriela uses a person-centered approach, drawing from her experience in attachment and trauma-informed care in community mental health, and working with the underserved populations. Gabriela’s experience includes treating symptoms related to behavioral, social, and emotional issues, as well as trauma. In addition, she also has experience in working with adults addressing issues related to grief and loss, parent-child relationships, immigration/acculturation, and self-esteem.

Gabriela’s background and experience guide and inform her therapy approach with the population she works with now. She incorporates psychodynamic and solution-focused treatment approaches in her work. Gabriela uses warmth, empathy, and humor to create an open, non-judgmental and safe space where clients can feel empowered and supported. Gabriela understands how challenging it can be to find the right therapist and reach out for help. She truly believes that building meaningful connections and relationships can promote healing. Her ultimate goal is to work in collaboration with her clients to identify ways to help them move towards living happier and more fulfilling lives.