Erin Travis graduated from Towson University in northern Maryland with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. During her time as an undergraduate, she held the position of a Mental Health Advocate with the Student Support Network on campus, played for the club soccer team, and worked for the Towson University Campus Recreation program. She also spent a semester abroad in South Korea studying at Yonsei University.
After graduating, Erin went on to be employed with the Behavioral Health unit at St. Mary’s Hospital where she performed as a mental health counselor in leading groups, maintaining a safe, stable environment, and collaborated with hospital staff on patient recovery. She also worked for Southern Maryland Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics as a medical assistant before attending Marymount University for her master’s degree.
As a graduate student, Erin worked as a counseling intern for Prince William Family Counseling, designing curriculum and running groups for young children through young adults as well as performing individual and family counseling sessions for a wide range of populations. In particular, she has experience working with a number of preteen-adolescent clients with matters such as anxiety, depression, trauma, and more. She has also worked with clients struggling with ADHD and Autism Spectrum-related concerns.
During her graduate program, Erin attended a trip to Athens, Greece with a group from Marymount University where she presented at the American Counseling Association – European Branch Conference. Erin graduated Marymount University with a CACREP-accredited Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and is set to be a National Certified Counselor in the near future.
Erin utilizes an integrative approach to therapy that incorporates psychodynamic, emotions-focused, and cognitive-behavioral interventions that she tailors to the unique needs and chosen goals of each client. She is an interactive, personable, and empathic therapist, working collaboratively to empower all her clients to challenge themselves to meet their fullest potential through learning new skills, self-awareness, and insight.