XiaoRan(Alice) Zhao (she/her)

Accepting Clients

Safe Space Counseling Services, a dedicated team practice focused on supporting individuals and couples through their healing journey.

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in , MD

About Our Clients

Do you feel like your feelings are holding you back; stopping you from being the person you were before? Have you been trying hard to stop thinking negatively about yourself but you just do it anyway? I know how that can be: the self-defeating thoughts, perceptions of "I am not good enough" flowing constantly in your head, the feelings of guilt and unworthiness. These thoughts and feelings can be terrifying. With integrated approaches, it time to let of feeling stuck and trapped in emotions.

Our Background and Approach

Welcome to Safe Space Counseling Services, a dedicated team practice focused on supporting individuals and couples through their healing journey in a safe and nurturing space. With expertise in modalities such as EMDR, Brainspotting, and Gottman Methods, we are passionate about helping our clients overcome trauma, anxiety, and relationship challenges. Our team is committed to providing personalized care and guidance to empower our clients to achieve emotional well-being and relational harmony. We look forward to partnering with you on your path to healing and growth.

More About the People I Treat

In the therapy room, we believe in the power of fostering a supportive environment free from taboos, stigmas, and judgment! With an integrative and holistic perspective, we utilize somatic movement, art therapy, mindfulness-based practices, and a sex-positive framework as well as evidence-based approaches such as Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and trauma-informed practices such as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). keen on recognizing the profound interplay between past experiences and present challenges in our relationship with ourselves and others. With a compassionate and non-judgmental approach. We provide a space for exploration, healing, and growth and recognize that each person's experiences and identities are unique, and we are committed to providing culturally sensitive and inclusive therapy to the best of our ability.

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Cigna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • CareFirst
  • Johns Hopkins HealthCare (JHHC)
  • Evernorth
I offer online counseling in the following states:
I have experience with the following
  • Buddhism
  • Christianity

At A Glance

  • Experience: 7 years of practice
  • Languages: English, 中文 (普通话)
  • Rate: $150 - 130/session

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