Erika Bond

Erika Bond, LCMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 16 Years
  • Education: MA, California Institute of Integral Studies, Counseling Psychology
  • License No. and State: LCM453 Maryland

Credentials

  • Level I training in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing)
  • Externship and Core Skills training in EFT (Emotionally Focused Therapy)
  • Level I and Level II training in PACT ( Psychobiological Approach to Couples Therapy)
  • Certified Facilitator of PREPARE/ENRICH
  • Gestalt Therapy Internship at California Institute of Integral Studies
  • Member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

Contact Us

For assistance in selecting the best therapist for your situation, contact either Gail or Gwen.

Maryland Office

Gail Guttman
301-984-0322
gail@gpatherapy.com

NW DC Office

Gwen Enfield Pearl
202-363-9191
gwen@gpatherapy.com

As a therapist for 16 years, Erika has been refining her skills working with individual adults and couples.   Erika focuses on helping her clients optimize their relationship, as she views trusting and connected relationships to be the cornerstones of strong mental strength and satisfaction in life.  Erika’s therapy style is warm, witty, and down to earth- yet candid and direct.  Her approach includes focusing on the problem at hand, as well as respectfully challenging her clients to grow and develop in new ways.

Erika works with couples of all sexual orientations, and in all stages of their relationship to improve the emotional, mental, and sexual connection between them.  She has special interest in repairing and rebuilding relationships after infidelity. Erika is also comfortable and knowledgeable in addressing sexual issues for couples and individuals.

With individual clients, Erika focuses on treating depression and anxiety, related to various life stressors- disconnection in a marriage, separation, divorce, and grief.   This is often done by the treating trauma from the past, including neglect and abuse that can often make management of routine stress and loss feel especially challenging.

Erika has completed advanced training in multiple modalities of couples therapy These approaches offer new skills to help partners interact and connect in new, positive ways.