Mahlet "Mahi" Alemnew

LGPC

Pronouns: She/Her

Independent Therapist

Bio

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.

Populations

BIPOC

ENM, Kink, and Poly

High Performance Careers

LGBTQIA+

Marginalized Communities

Military Individuals & Families

Age Groups

Adults

Children (6-12)

Adolescents (13+)

Specialties

Addiction

ADHD

Anxiety & Stress

Codependency

Depression & Mood Disorders

Exploration of Spiritual & Religious Beliefs

Gender Affirmative Care

Grief & Loss

Men's Issues

Mild Autism Spectrum

School & Learning Concerns

Sexuality

Post Traumatic Stress and Other Trauma

Women's Issues

Treatment Modalities

Psychodynamic Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR)

Internal Family Systems (IFS)

Mind-Body Integrative Therapy

Mindfulness

Acceptance & Commitment Therapy

Types of Therapies

Couples

Groups

Individuals

Drug & Alcohol Evaluations

Psychological Evaluations

Gender Affirmative Surgical Evaluations and Letters

Appointment Availability

Type(s) of Sessions:

Hybrid (Telehealth and/or In-Person)

In-Person

Telehealth

Weekday:

Mornings

Afternoons

Evenings

Weekend:

Mornings

Afternoons

Evenings

In-Person Availability:

Silver Spring, Maryland

Telehealth Offered In:
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
American Samoa
Guam
Puerto Rico
Virgin Islands
This clinician has limited availability, but may be able to see you.  Fill out the client questionnaire and we will alert you if this clinician is available.

Insurance & Billing

This therapist is an In-Network provider under Carefirst Blue Cross Blue Shield of Maryland for most clients who have a Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance plan. They are an Out of Network provider for all other insurance plans. This therapist is able to bill Out of Network insurance plans for clients to make reimbursement easier for them.
This therapist is an Out of Network provider with all insurance plans and provides Superbills for clients to submit to their insurance company for reimbursement.
This therapist is an Out of Network provider with all insurance plans. This therapist is able to bill Out of Network insurance plans for clients to make reimbursement easier for them.
This therapist is an In-Network provider under Carefirst Blue Cross Blue Shield of Maryland for most clients who have a Blue Cross Blue Shield insurance plan.

This therapist is an Out of Network provider for all other insurance plans. This therapist is able to provide Superbills for clients to submit to their insurance company for reimbursement.

Recent CEUs and Trainings

Advanced Certifications

Licensure

  • MD License #LGP10085
  • Supervised by Linda Wilkens, LCPC, MD License- LC1936
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