Who We Are


Leslie Marler

Contact Info:
301-466-2050
301-439-7191 ext. 3#

Belita Proctor

Contact Info:
301-439-7191 ext. 4#
We are individual private practitioners who are sole proprietors of our own individual practice. We each provide mental health counseling services to individuals, couples, families, teens and/or children in the Washington DC metro area. Our mission is to provide professional mental health counseling, education and support to promote healing of mind, body and spirit to anyone who seeks our help. We as therapists can help you address a wide range of mental health concerns such as marital problems, depression, family issues, anxiety, relationships, anger, and abuse.

While we are Christian, we serve clients of all faiths and those of non-faith. We are not affiliated with any specific church or denomination. Services are provided by two licensed therapists. We have a minimum of a master’s degree and are licensed clinical professional counselors. We are licensed to practice in the state of Maryland and are Nationally Certified by the National Board of Certified Counselors. We are engaged in continuing education to stay up to date with information in the field of counseling and regularly participate in supervision as needed.

Our main office is located in Silver Spring with an additional location in Bethesda. Both offices are accessible via public transportation. The Silver Spring office is handicap accessible.

Each of our counselors have a minimum of a master’s degree and are licensed clinical professional counselors. Each is licensed to practice in the state of Maryland and is Nationally Certified by the National Board of Certified Counselors. Each is engaged in continuing education to stay up to date with information in the field of counseling and regularly participates in supervision as needed.

Each of these professionals are qualified to use their expertise in psychotherapy to help you achieve your goals.

Some of the areas which they are prepared to address are:

Counseling AreaLeslie MarlerBelita Proctor
Addiction
Adjustment Disorders
Adolescents
Anger Management
Anxiety / Stress Management
Attachment and Separation
Bi-Polar disorder
Career Direction
Children / Play Therapy
Chronic Illness
Codependency
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
College student concerns
Communication Skill Training
Depression
Domestic Violence
Eating Disorders
Families
Grief and Loss
Life Transitions
Marital / Couple Issues
Mood Disorders
Parenting Skill Training
Pastoral Counseling
Phobias
Pre-Marital Counseling
Relationships
School Related Issues
Self Esteem Issues
Sexual Abuse
Spiritual Issues and Guidance
Stepfamily Adjustment
Stress
Trauma / PTSD
Women’s Issues
Work and Career

For further information about the therapists click on a check mark in the table.

Our professionals are not physicians and do not prescribe medications. They may refer you to a psychiatrist for evaluation if medication is needed.

Our professionals do not offer psychological or educational testing.