Community development through helping individuals, families, and teams to achieve is the hallmark of Mr. Ross’ career. Serving others began while in high school for Mr. Ross, where the concept of being a ‘Man for Others’ was instilled at Gonzaga College High school. Mr. Ross earned his Bachelors degree in Biopsychology from Wagner College, where his exposure to the multiple factors that distract people from their natural abilities and achieving their greatest potential, illuminated his sense of awareness of the vast needs of the communities he served. Thereafter, he earned his Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Trinity University, Washington, DC.
Mr. Ross has helped others develop life skills and facilitated groups within the Washington, DC Metropolitan area since 2005. His work within the Psychiatric Rehabilitation program communities furthered his passion in systematically enabling people to make small steps toward achieving their goals. Knowing that many small steps forward is the catalyst for long lasting success toward any vision. This is where Mr. Ross’ talents are best utilized for the most positive impact, helping each individual client identify their strengths toward achieving their fullest potential. Mr. Ross believes the key to success in any therapeutic relationship is applying the mechanisms of the mind, heart, and spirit to walk with others toward changing behaviors, thoughts, and actions. As a Licensed Professional Counselor, Mr. Ross’ level of impact provides services that teach skills to help individuals, families, and teams engage in work that surpass the expectations of all stakeholders. With his gifts, Mr. Ross journey’s to empower others through matters within their lives; helping them realize that many of their solutions already exist within.
Susan Haywood Lohr, LCPC, is a licensed clinical professional counselor at The Modalities Group in Bowie, Maryland. At the practice, Mrs. Lohr provides her patients with compassionate and effective care in a comfortable environment.
Mrs. Lohr completed her master’s degree in clinical psychology at Loyola University Maryland in Baltimore, Maryland. She has experience working with diverse clients through individual and family therapy from young adulthood through older adulthood.
Mrs. Lohr has experience treating depression, anxiety, self-esteem, stress, life transitions and adjustments, spirituality, and end-of-life issues. She tends to allow the client to direct the session to what is most important to address at that moment via person-centered techniques.
She also utilizes other therapeutic modalities such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), coping/stress management techniques, mindfulness skills, motivational interviewing, and positive psychology.
Mrs. Lohr enjoys building connections with clients to create a warm, trusting, safe environment where others can feel comfortable discussing difficult matters. She also strives to help others enhance their abilities to make positive changes emotionally and in their thought processes to achieve more fulfillment and happiness in their lives.
Mrs. Lohr and our team are accepting new clients who reside in the state of Maryland.
Latoya McQuater, LCPC-S, is an experienced licensed clinical professional counselor at The Modalities Group, located in Bowie, Maryland. She has over 13 years of experience working with adults and adolescents.
In 2008, Mrs. McQuater graduated with a Master of Science in education specializing in mental health counseling from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Mrs. McQuater treats clients with all types of challenges, such as anxiety, depression, abuse, and domestic violence. She works with clients through individual, family, and couples therapy modalities.
Her practice style can best be described as client-centered, as she allows her clients to guide the session, focusing on what they feel is significant at the moment.
Mrs. McQuater looks forward to helping you reestablish a sense of stability, happiness, and fulfillment in your journey toward emotional and psychological wholeness.
Mrs. McQuater and our team look forward to treating new and existing patients at The Modalities Group in Maryland.