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Kristen BROWN, MSW

pre-licensed professional

Kristen is an Integrative Therapist initially trained in America with a Master of Social Work Degree. She continued her training in England, by participating in a 2 year Integrative Therapy course run by some of the most effective and compassionate therapists in the world. Kristen is a specialist in delivering Humanistic therapy methods with the use of insight and intuition interwoven throughout a session.

Kristen is effective in working with issues such as feeling overall “lost”, relationship breakdowns & breakups, depression, anxiety, addiction, chronic illness, grief, and ongoing suffering resulting from child hood & family of origin conflicts.

Kristen is nonjudgemental, calm, and empathic. Her clients report feeling balanced and peaceful when working together. Kristen aims to build resilience within clients while supporting them in reconnecting to their authenticity, freedom, and self- compassion. Check out her personal website: New clients must book free phone consultation using button below.

  • Kristen is not currently in network with any insurance companies at this time.

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Ashley Mitchell, LPC, BCN

Ashley Mitchell is a licensed professional counselor and has experience working with a wide variety of clientele such as adolescents, adults, and couples.  She is compassionate, caring, and works hard to find the right therapeutic methods to fit her client’s individual needs.  She will often use methods such as cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, meditation, biofeedback, and other methodologies that she deems to be the best fit.

Not only is Ashley a trained mental health therapist, but she is also board certified in neurofeedback and is offering this treatment currently.  Neurofeedback is a non-invasive technique that helps the brain to retrain itself to work more efficiently. If you are interested in learning more, just ask Ashley or check out her personal website at

  • Ashley is an in-network provider with Bluecross and Blueshield

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Meghan Robinson, MA, NCC,

pre-licensed professional

Meghan grew up in New England and moved to Northern Virginia to complete her Masters Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marymount University.  Since completing her degree, she provides individual, group, and couples counseling to adults and adolescents with mental health and substance use disorders. 

Meghan support her clients with issues that include self-esteem, anxiety, depression, identity development, life transitions, and relationship issues. Her educational, professional, and personal experiences contribute to my effectiveness in relieving  these emotional, psychological, and relational issues.

Meghan utilizes a compassion-focused approach that focuses on integrating the pieces of your life that feel disconnected to achieve fulfillment. Meghan believes the therapy experience is one that allows you the space to challenge yourself. By challenging yourself you can discover new possibilities that lead to the long lasting changes you are looking for. New clients must book free phone consultation with Meghan using button below.

  • Meghan is not currently in network with any insurance companies at this time.


Valerie smith, LCSW

Valerie offers her clients over 20 years of experience in providing therapy. She also provides supervision to new therapists as part of her passion for ensuring high quality treatment continues to be available to clients. Valerie has extensive experience in working with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, spirituality, building coping skills, and adjusting to changes in life circumstances.

Valerie’s clients often provide feedback that they appreciate her warmth, kindness, and sense of humor. Valerie understands the complex ways in which life becomes difficult, and why people would pursue the help of a therapist to alleviate their suffering. She makes sure her clients always know that it is “normal” to need help from time to time. She treats all clients and supervisee therapists as human beings, worthy of dignity and respect.

Valerie will offer you a genuine therapeutic relationship with connection and validation. She wants to support you in reaching your goals. Valerie promotes understanding of how your past may impact your present, and how you can break unhealthy patterns in order to experience healthy adjustment and successful coping with life stresses.

  • Valerie is an in-network provider for: Bluecross and Blueshield (and their subtypes), Cigna, United Healthcare, and Magellan.

Disclaimer: Conversations is a group practice with therapists that are independent providers from one another. Therapists may hold different policies and procedures based on their independent therapeutic styles & regulating ethical agencies. Conversations as a brand, and the therapists working within the brand are not responsible for one-another and assume no responsibility for any actions or decisions made by a provider. Please email if you have any questions.