Andrea G. Batton, LCPC

Ms. Batton received her Master of Science in Counseling and completed her post- graduate studies at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. She completed her psychotherapy internship at Key Point Health Services, also in Baltimore, while treating severe and chronic mental health problems.

Ms. Batton is a graduate of the Behavior Therapy Institute of the International Obsessive Compulsive Foundation. There she attended an intensive and specialized training program in State-of-the-Art cognitive-behavioral therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder and obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders (obsessive-compulsive & related disorders).

Ms. Batton completed over two years of advanced training as a post-graduate fellow at the nationally recognized Behavior Therapy Center of Greater Washington (BTC) where she specialized in the treatment of anxiety disorders from a cognitive behavioral perspective. At BTC, she provided individual, in vivo, group and intensive therapy for anxiety and a variety of clinical disorders. Ms. Batton played a key role in the development and expansion of the compulsive hoarding program at BTC and participated in group and educational opportunities.

As a native resident of Baltimore, Andrea left BTC to work closer to home as an associate clinician at CBT Solutions of Baltimore, a private group practice located in the Lutherville/Towson area. 

At CBT Solutions of Baltimore, Ms. Batton continued to specialize in the treatment of anxiety and related disorders for over 4 years. There she utilized the same treatment modalities as she did at BTC (individual, in vivo, group & intensive therapies), attended weekly peer case consultations, headed group therapy sessions, provided supervision and led presentations to educate Baltimore County school personnel on anxiety disorders in youth and to the general population, students, clinicians, sufferers, their friends & families on the nature of hoarding disorder at an event held at Towson University. 

Currently, Ms. Batton is the director and practicing clinician at The The Maryland Anxiety Treatment Center, Inc. (MAC). While continuing to provide treatment for individuals suffering from anxiety, related disorders and depression, a further mission of MAC is to build awareness of such conditions and to end the associated stigma regarding mental health problems. Ms. Batton, actively serves on the board of and participates in events hosted by the OCD MidAtlantic, an official affiliate of the International OCD Foundation that serves the Maryland, DC & Virginia areas.

Andrea maintains her expertise in the treatment of anxiety & related disorders by attending and participating in frequent & regular professionally affiliated continuing education presentations and conferences, advanced training institutes and offering APA approved presentations to psychologists, licensed professional counselors and licensed clinical social workers in the areas of anxiety disorders and obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders.

Stephanie Woodrow, LGPC, NCC

Stephanie Woodrow, LGPC, NCC

Stephanie Woodrow, LGPC, NCC, earned her Master of Science in Counseling from Johns Hopkins University. In 2016, Stephanie became a National Certified Counselor.

Ms. Woodrow has worked in the mental health field since 2011 and interned for more than a year at Adventist HealthCare Behavioral Health & Wellness Services Partial Hospitalization Program in Rockville, Maryland. There, she worked with her patients to address various issues including depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder and psychosis.

In addition to treating patients on an individual basis, Ms. Woodrow led groups from a cognitive behavior perspective. In doing, so, she was able to utilize her comprehensive CBT background to develop specific CBT techniques & exercises to benefit a variety of patient populations.

While working toward obtaining her Master’s degree in Counseling, Ms. Woodrow, worked full time managing a private psychiatry practice. There, she gained extensive knowledge & expertise regarding a variety of psychiatric conditions.

Ms. Woodrow joined The Maryland Anxiety Center in March of 2016 to pursue her passion to gain expertise in the treatment of anxiety & related disorders. In addition to providing treatment at The Maryland Anxiety Center, Ms. Woodrow is the Intern Program Coordinator.

In her free time, Stephanie enjoys spending time with her dog, baking and traveling.

 

Internship Program

The Maryland Anxiety Center offers a 12-week internship program to provide undergraduate and graduate students an opportunity to develop specialized training on the nature and treatment of anxiety and related disorders from a cognitive behavioral perspective. Our students participate in weekly training sessions where they learn from experts about cognitive behavioral therapy, the treatment of anxiety & related disorders and get an inside view of what it is like to work as a therapist in private practice. As part of their training, interns receive psychoeducation and observe mock intake evaluations/diagnostic assessments & mock therapy sessions. In addition, MAC interns assist with various projects such as researching, writing, developing presentations and creating clinical & administrative materials.


Applications and resumes should be sent to swoodrow@marylandanxietycenter.com. Resumes are accepted February 15 to March 15 for summer positions, April 15 to May15 for fall positions, and October 15 to November 15 for spring positions. 

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Maryland Anxiety Center Director Andrea G. Batton (right) working with our summer 2016 interns Gabby Milando (left) of Wake Forest University & Brittany Lambert (center) of Stevenson University

Summer 2017 Interns - Nicholas Ireland (left) of Northeastern University, Rachel Horn (center) of Johns Hopkins University, and Michael Di Bianca (right) of Loyola University Maryland

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Spring 2017 Interns - Kristin Spiegel (left) of Johns Hopkins University and Kirstie McKnew (right) of Stevenson University

 

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Fall 2016 Interns - Samantha Bauer (left) of Towson University, Ashley Pinter (center ) of Stevenson University, and Amanda Barshak (right) of Towson University.

 

Summer 2016 Interns - Brittany Lambert (left) of Stevenson University & Gabby Milando (right) of Wake Forest University