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    There is hope!

    We are mental health professionals with a wealth of experience helping people to live happier, more fulfilling lives. We aim to create a safe space where healing can begin.

    We have offices in Rockville and Frederick, Maryland, but Telehealth is widely available and has become our treatment medium of choice during the pandemic. Established Patients please sign in for a telehealth appointment and select your provider.

    New Patients can pre-registration so we can match you to the best-suited provider.

    Our Practice

    Seeking help for a personal problem is often difficult, so congratulations in taking this step. If you or a loved one is struggling, you deserve to feel better. There is hope! We are clinical psychologists with a wealth of experience helping people to live happier, more fulfilling lives. We aim to create a safe space where healing can begin.
    We are proud members of the Maryland Psychological Association, the Maryland Counseling Association, WISER DC, Groups4Kids.com, the American Telemedicine Association, and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery!

    Serving Gaithersburg, Frederick, Rockville, Germantown, Potomac, North Potomac, Poolesville, Olney, Montgomery Village, Clarksburg, Urbana, Mt. Airy, Ijamsville, Boyds, Hagerstown, Darnestown, Derwood, Laytonsville, Damascus, Barnesville, Bealsville, Dickerson, Monrovia, New Market, Adamstown, Point of Rocks, Buckeystown, Tuscarora. Brunswick, Harpers Ferry, Charles Town, Jefferson, Middletown, Fort Detrick, Myersville, Boonsboro, Walkersville, Thurmont, Libertytown, Woodsboro, Westminster, Woodbine, and Monocacy.

    About Privia Group

    Our practice is a proud member of Privia Medical Group – a physician-led, multi-speciality, national medical group.
    The nation’s top primary care physicians and specialists came together to form Privia Medical Group and share in the mission of providing better, more coordinated care to patients.

    Our group focuses on taking accountability for the health and wellness of the patients we serve. We use some of the latest advances in medicine to help our patients remain healthy and better manage disease by offering our patients access to innovative health management technologies, proactive team-based care, and an evidenced-based, patient-centered approach.

    Here’s what sets us apart from traditional practices:

    Top Doctors

    Nationally recognized top physicians and healthcare professionals Physician-led, high-performance medical group Unhurried, comprehensive visits, with time to develop the right care plan Personalized care that exceeds your expectations

    Proactive Care

    Collaborative, team-based medical group Staffed with Health Coaches, Nurse Educators, Pharmacists, and Care Managers Same-day/next-day appointments available Care reminders and alerts Check ins with clinical experts between your office visits

    Convenient Technology

    Book appointments and renew prescriptions online Send and receive secure messages with your care team Secure access to electronic medical records Pay your invoices by credit card, securely and conveniently

    Serious About Privacy

    We go to extreme lengths to ensure our patients’ information remains confidential and secure. Not only is our team trained in modern privacy standards (such as HIPAA and PCI compliance), but we also keep your information secure with Secure Socket Layer (SSL) data encryption, firewalls, secure servers (including 24/7 surveillance and biometric access)

    Meet Our Team

    Dawn Jenkins

    I’m a dual certified Nurse Practitioner as an Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner. I’ve earned my Bachelors of Nursing in Science-North Carolina Central University, Master’s of Science-FNP from Winston-Salem State University, Post-Master’s-PMHNP from East Carolina University and Doctorate of Nursing Practice from East Carolina University have extensive experience treating clients who […]

    DeVonna Jacobs, Psy.D.

    Hello, Thank you for taking the time to visit my site. My name is Dr. DeVonna Jacobs and I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. I believe that mental health is a journey and I hope to join you on that journey. My work is based in community wisdom, social justice, cultural humility, sex-positivity, and care […]
    Temitope Adedapo<br>PMHNP

    Temitope Adedapo

    Temitope Adedapo is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner who is passionate about caring for patients. Providing care to both behavioral health and critical care patients in her career, she aims to provide consistent, compassionate, and competent care to her patient population. She works with patients across the lifespan who experience depression, mood […]
    Joy Okeke <br>PMHNP

    Joy Okeke

    I am a compassionate Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner that provides evidence-based psychiatric care to my clients. I graduated with my Bachelors in Nursing from Trinity Washington University and completed my Masters in Nursing from Walden University.   I have worked in the health care industry for over 9 years providing care in […]
    Whitney Withrow<br> PMHNP

    Whitney Withrow

     I’m a Board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner committed to helping clients of all ages learn how to build healthier and fulfilling lives. My work focuses on a range of therapeutic models such as: CBT, DBT, self-compassion, supportive psychotherapy, and trauma-informed psychotherapy; along with providing medication management for a wide range of psychiatric needs. I […]

    Keiona Brooks, Psychological Associate

    f you change the way you look at things, the things you look at will begin to change! I am an enthusiastic individual who enjoys helping clients move towards their goals and walk in their purpose. Currently, I am a 3rd year PsyD student at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, and I provide a […]

    Murphy Danahy

    I am currently a Registered Psychology Associate (Maryland) working alongside several Licensed Clinical Psychologists at Quince Orchard. My areas of specialization include panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, and anxiety disorders overlapping with physical illness. I also conduct a variety of achievement and neuropsychological batteries to support diagnostic, strengths-focused, and academic testing. I […]

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