Ivy specializes in
and has over
of experience leading women on a path toward deep personal growth. From dating to engagement to marriage to older adulthood, Ivy helps women with every step of their relationship journey. She helps women work through a wide variety of concerns, such as
sexual trauma, patterns of choosing the wrong partners, dating issues, relationship stress and distress, relationship conflict, intimacy issues, low sexual desire, sexual aversion, dealing with differences in sexual desire in their relationship, and pain with sex. Ivy works with both single women and women in relationships. She supports women in challenging relationships with hope and tools to breathe new life into the relationships. Ivy is especially skillful at helping women develop a strong sense of autonomy and personal empowerment. She also has specialized knowledge of working with clients with a religious background, in which their faith plays an important role in their relationships. Other areas of work include attachment trauma, infertility, pregnancy loss, parenting issues, grief and bereavement, anxiety, depression, and stress.
Ivy holds a certificate in
Advanced Trauma Treatment from the prestigious
completed an extensive certificate course in
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
. She is a sought-after public speaker on issues of women's empowerment and building and maintaining healthy relationships.
She lives in Silver Spring with her husband and their four children.
- Licensed to practice in Maryland under Laura Greer, LCSW-C