At it’s best, therapy is a space where your worries can heard without judgement. Therapy is a space where you can gain a deeper understanding how your worries started, what keeps your worries going, and techniques to calm your worries. Therapy, at its best, is a safe space where you can heal yourself with the support of a compassionate therapist. As a therapist, Marquita’s role is to join with you in your cloud of worry or sadness, and accompany you on your path to wellness.
As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker providing mental health therapy, Marquita specializes in helping people manage issues related to anxiety, grief, life transitions, depression, and traumatic experiences. Throughout Marquita’s career, she has worked with people from many walks of life, from those who survived life-threatening events to those working through everyday troubles. A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania with over 13 years experience as a therapist, Marquita has trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive-Behavioral (CBT), Trauma-Focused, and other therapy styles. Marquita has also worked significantly with people of color and the LGBTQ community.
Outside of Full Living, Marquita works as a Clinical Supervisor at the Therapy Center of Philadelphia, a feminist organization that serves women, transgender, and non-binary people. Marquita is also is the Philadelphia Chair for the Coffee and Conversations Program of the Pennsylvania Society of Clinical Social Work.