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We offer a free 20-minute phone consultation for prospective clients to discuss our servicespayment options and scheduling.  Please send us an email to schedule a consultation with one of our therapists.

Sofia Shahid, M.S., LPC-R


Licensed Resident in Counseling

Fees & Insurance

  • Out-of-Pocket: $140 per 50-minute session
  • Billed Under Supervisor:
    • In-Network: BCBS CareFirst, BCBS CareFirst Federal, Cigna PPO, Cigna EAP, GEHA, United/Optum, UMR
    • Certified Out-Of-Network with TriCare

Areas of Specialty

  • Children (4-12)
  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Young Adults (18-19)
  • Anxiety & Depression
  • Self Esteem
  • Anger Management
  • Identifying Emotions
  • Trauma & PTSD
  • LGBTQ+


About Sofia: (she/her/hers)

Sofia Shahid received her master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Bay Path University in Longmeadow, Massachusetts and is currently completing her Doctorate degree in Health Science with concentration on Mental Health.

Sofia enjoys and is passionate about helping individuals and their families overcome their obstacles and reach their best potential self by motivation, positive self-talk, communication, play therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical therapy, narrative, role play etc.  She utilizes these evidence based approaches to create a safe space for exploration and growth.  She is also committed to empowering young minds to navigate challenges and build a foundation for positive mental health.

Sofia works with young adults, teens and children of all ages that struggle with anxiety, depression, self-esteem, anger management, identifying emotions, trauma and PTSD, sexuality and identity issues and other related mental health issues.

In her free time, Sofia enjoys learning new games, traveling and playing with her dogs.

Virginia Licensed Resident in Counseling: 0704015455

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Farsi