About Us

Lance David, M.A.

Lance has been counseling adults and teens for over sixteen years, the last twelve in the Annapolis area. He graduated from Reformed Theological Semniary in Orlando, Florida where he earned Master’s degrees in Counseling and Christian Thought. Lance has a relational approach to counseling, believing that pain can often be an opportunity for growth. His intuitive and sensitive nature serves him well to be an effective catalyst for change in his clients. His specialties include relationship issues, depression, sexual problems, addictions, couples/marriage counseling and grief counseling.


Married to Grace and a father of three girls, Lance enjoys spending time with his family and friends, reading, and playing and watching sports.

Grace David, M.A.

For Grace, being a counselor is who she is not just what she does professionally. She was drawn to counseling while still in high school when her friendships revealed she was a naturally good listener and gifted with intuition, compassion and the ability to empathize with others. She responded to this by pursuing a B.A. in Psychology at Wheaton College and continuing on to get her M.A. in Counseling from Reformed Theological Seminary.

She believes in a relational approach to counseling and as such, strives to provide a safe place for people to be heard and find acceptance of where they truly are – not just where they think they should be. It is her belief that this authentic, relational approach is what ultimately effects deep heart change. Her specialties include depression, anxiety, relationship issues, sexual abuse, grief, and a variety of women’s issues. She feels especially passionate about helping women find their voice, treat themselves with compassion, and identify and confront the obstacles that keep them from being who they are truly meant to be.

Daniel Wetherbee, M.A.

Daniel has been working with youth and families for nearly 20 years in many different capacities including youth pastoring, therapeutic foster care and professional counseling. He is father to 3 children all under 6 years of age, who teach and stretch him everyday. His marriage of 10 years has rocked his world in both good and difficult ways. Family life has taught him much more than he learned in school, and he brings that viewpoint to his clients.

Daniel approaches counseling holistically dealing with body, mind, spirit and emotions which all need to be addressed for people to move toward healing. He works with youth and families, helping them understand each other, work through conflict and gain a different perspective. He also enjoys working with married and soon-to-be-married couples. He has experience with children ages 5 and up as well as young and more seasoned adults. His specialties include ADHD, depression, coping/communication skill building, anxiety, depression, executive functioning and career counseling.

Lisa Bridges, LCSW-C/LICSW

Are you feeling stuck — whether it’s due to anxiety, depression, a change in life circumstances, or relationship issues — because you’ve reached the limits of what you can figure out on your own?

I work collaboratively with clients from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and sexual orientations who are motivated to change. If you are seeking more satisfaction from your relationships (improving communication, adjusting to life with a new baby, empty nest, being a more effective parent, considering divorce) or need some calm in the face of your daily chaos we will discover new ways of coping or find a fresh perspective on things you’re already doing.

I have been practicing social work for 20 years with extensive experience working in foster care and adoption. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who earned my Master’s degree from the Catholic University of America and am recognized by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners as an approved supervisor.

My adoption-centered counseling focuses on my clients’ feelings related to search and reunion, moving from infertility to adoption, or trying to find an authentic place in their family, their community, or within themselves. I know that parenting, grief and loss, and identity formation have special meaning for those in the adoption community. LEARN MORE ABOUT MY ADOPTION WORK HERE.

I base my practice on helping all my clients (birth family, adoptive parents, adopted persons and those outside the adoption triad) address their needs with solution-focused interventions and a warm, yet direct approach.

Tim Mewmaw, MS LGPC

Grounded in his graduate training through John’s Hopkins and clinical work with Hospice of the Chesapeake, Tim’s orientation is deeply person-centered-believing that the client is their own best healer. He views problems as interwoven parts of the whole person (mind, body, environment, and the interpersonal) and sees counseling as a collaborative process to empower clients through developing awareness and supporting their journey to find healing and effective ways of getting their inherent needs met.

Drawing on extensive professional and international experience and an insatiable appetite for understanding the world we live in, Tim utilizes the lenses of a broad range of theoretical orientations and philosophical approaches to facilitate his work with clients (e.g. neuroscience, biology, philosophy, sociology, anthropology, psychology, cultural awareness and sensitivity, etc.). In addition to individual psychotherapy, small group process, and couples/family counseling, Tim also offers professional workshops and staff training.

  • Identity & Belonging
  • Communication & Relationship Repair
  • Trauma / PTSD
  • Grief & Loss
  • Life Transitions & Cultural Adjustment
  • Parenting

Ashlee Sapienza, MS, LGPC

Through her studies at Johns Hopkins, Ashlee came to see that the strongest factor for success in therapy is the relationship between a therapist and client. Because of this, she has developed an approach in working with clients that puts the highest premium on that relationship. Her goal is to work with clients to define their needs and specific struggles and collaborate, in order to work toward a good outcome.

Ashlee’s passion is to help people who have experienced trauma, specifically sexual assault and relational violence. Her aim is to support clients as they seek to live a more connected and peaceful life despite the difficulties they have faced.

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