The single story creates stereotypes, and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue, but that they are incomplete. - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

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Ivani Purvis, LMSW, LGSW


Greetings! I am a motivated and passionate Social Worker dedicated to breaking the stigma around mental health. As we embark on this journey of life, we are often met with challenges that may impact how we navigate spaces, interact with others, and see ourselves. As your therapist, I am dedicated to your growth and healing.

My areas of focus include trauma, self-esteem, anxiety, grief and loss, resilience, neurodevelopmental disorders, children, impulse control. My modalities include: CBT, DBT, strengths-based, mindfulness, holistic, motivational interviewing, play therapy, trauma-informed, solution-focused, racial-trauma identity.

I am a Native New Yorker who recently relocated to the DC/Maryland area. I graduated from Hunter College (CUNY) with a Masters in Social Work in 2017. I have a background in School Social Work/Counseling, child development, and developmental disabilities. I look forward to working alongside you.

Fee for Initial Consultation: $185

Fee for Follow Up Sessions: $160

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