Mahi provides clients with a nonjudgmental, empathetic, and safe space to help them improve their quality of life and their greater well-being. She practices from a culturally informed structure, acknowledging social circumstances and the experience of individuals in their everyday interactions. She enjoys working with a diverse range of clients, assisting them in addressing different challenges in their lives, and empowering them to identify a variety of coping skills to take on their difficulties. She enjoys assisting clients overcome relationship issues, trauma, anxiety and depressed mood, among other concerns. She wholeheartedly believes that therapy and the therapeutic relationship she builds with clients provides a space to make healing, self-awareness, and personal growth more attainable.
Mahi received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, and her Master’s in Counseling Psychology from Towson University. Mahi specializes in working with adults and couples. She practices using Person-Centered, Solution-Focused, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Mindfulness modalities. She feels passionate about increasing her clients’ sense of belongingness while exploring different aspects of their identity. She has a deep understanding of Ethiopian and immigrant experiences. Mahi is allied with the LGBTQIA+ and BIPOC communities. She works with many clients from these communities to treat cultural and individual trauma experiences. Mahi is bilingual in Amharic, and able to serve clients whose primary or only language is Amharic.
Mahi enjoys spending quality time with family and friends and trying new foods.