Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Amanda is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She has called Alexandria home for most of her life. Her ideal vacation is a week at the beach with a good book (or six). She enjoys cooking and baking to gift treats to her friends and family. Although she does not have her own dog, she is an enthusiastic puppy aunt! In her free time, you might find Amanda reading or catching up with her friends.
Amanda completed her undergraduate degree in Social Work along with minors in Family Studies and Criminal Justice at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA. She is a proud Duke Dog alumnus and followed her time at JMU by earning a Master’s degree in Social Work from VCU.
In addition to her time spent at the Wise Family, Amanda works within the local school systems as a school social worker. She also provides supervision for individuals working towards becoming licensed clinical social workers. Prior to joining the Wise Family, Amanda worked as a Therapeutic Day Treatment Counselor in an elementary school setting.
**Amanda is a senior clinician at The Wise Family. She is licensed in VA and is an approved telehealth provider for the state of FL.
2850 Eisenhower Avenue, Suite 310
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
“Supporting the mental health of the kids and teens in our community is one of the most challenging and also one of the most important jobs anyone could have. And I see your team doing it with both skill and enthusiasm.Our family could not be more fortunate to have found your practice 3 years ago.
Our kids are growing up but we still keep your number on our phone and we know we can reach out to your team if we need it. We tell everyone who asks about the WISE people at The Wise Family.
Thank you for doing what you do for so many people.”—from the parent of two former clients (siblings)— Parent of two former clients (siblings)
“This is my 1st visit at WISE with my son. So far I am very thankful and impressed by the space. I feel light and comfortable here while my son works on his growth. I appreciate that you curated the process well.” ~ WISE Family parent— Thankful and impressed by the space
“I don’t think we could survive our kid without The Wise Family. Our clinician is so patient and such a compassionate person. She helps our child feel so in control of his body, and us so in control of our parenting.”— Parent of 6 year old client
“Our clinician has been a tremendous help with family issues and getting our children organized for success in life. Highly recommend her.”— Mom of three young adults ages 20 – 24