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A Secure Base Psychotherapy
17003 Barn Ridge Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20906

Elissa Levine, LCSW-C, LICSW                                           Dan Kimes, LCSW-C     240-462-7659              301-996-0809


A Secure Base Psychotherapy focuses on helping individuals connect to the innate part of yourself where you feel grounded, safe, and secure.  With this awareness, you are able to connect to others, feel peaceful and excited about life, and create the relationships and lifestyle that help you to thrive.

Our training and methods include:

-Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing(EMDR)


-Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples and Families (EFT)

-Encounter Therapy for Couples

-Gestalt Psychotherapy

-Integral Somatic Psychology

-Experiential Therapy

-Bonding Psychotherapy

-Hellinger Family Constellation

-Awareness Meditation

-Trauma Focused Cognitive Therapy

-Expressive Therapies (including, art, music, and narrative)

We are proud to offer the following services:

-Individual, Couples, and Family therapy for Adults and Adolescents


-Supervision for advanced social work licensure in the State of Maryland, and Washington DC

A Secure Base Psychotherapy

We specialize in treating:



-Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

-Couples in distress

-Enhancing couples relationships

-Family bonding and communication

-Bipolar Disorder

-Mood Disorders

-Dissociative Disorders

-Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

-Loss or Grief

-Complex Trauma

-History of Intimate Partner Violence

-Anger Management

-Issues encountered by Professionals

-Connection to Spirituality