img Call us Text Us 443-598-BTC1 (2821)
Open 9 AM - 9 PM Sun-Sat
103 Old Court Rd. Baltimore, MD 21208

Our Staff

Raffi was born in Montreal, Canada, and moved to the US as a teenager, where he spent his high school and college years. He went to college at Brown University in Providence, RI, where he studied computer science and graduated with honors.
Raffi loves languages and speaks English, Hebrew, French and Spanish.

Professional Life

Raffi has a diverse professional background, which includes clinical experience in psychiatric outpatient settings, family therapy institutes, domestic violence units, community service agencies, and private counseling practices.He has worked with individuals, couples, and families, with children, teenagers, adults, and the elderly.
He enjoys playing Scrabble and Bananagrams and telling good (and bad) jokes. He lives in Pikesville, MD, with four beautiful daughters and a very special wife.After college he spent a year teaching under-privileged children in a Brooklyn charter school, which was foundational in his decision to switching into the human services profession so that he could devote his career to helping others.

You want to meet with Raffi if you need help with:

  • Couples counseling for dating, engaged, or married partners
  • Infidelity
  • Family conflict
  • Workplace & social relationships
  • Personal growth

Awards

  • image
  • images
  • images
  • images
  • images

Michelle Hoffmann is a proud native of Baltimore. Michelle was very active in her local community and was involved in non-profit volunteer work helping the poor and disenfranchised populations of Baltimore.

Michelle Hoffmann, LMSW

Professional Life

She began her professional career as an operations manager with the second largest coffee company in the United States. Michelle has been serving in a clinical mental health setting over the past 15 years. Her background includes working with at-risk youth, children, adults, and families. She has served in a variety of settings including schools and outpatient mental health programs. Her areas of specialization include victims of trauma, domestic violence, forensic mental health, elder care and couples counseling.In her personal time, Michelle loves nature and enjoys camping, hiking, and being outdoors. She values spending quality time with friends and her family. She continues to work in her local community serving others in need. After 20 years in the business world, Michelle realized her true calling was to focus on serving others in need. She returned to school to obtain her Bachelor’s in Psychology from the University of Baltimore and her Master’s in Clinical Mental Health from the University of Maryland, School of Social Work.

You want to meet with Michelle if you need help with:

  • Trauma
  • Anger management
  • Couples counseling for dating, engaged, or married partners
  • Family reunification
  • Children
  • Depression

Caitlin was adopted from South Korea at an early age and grew up in suburban Virginia before moving overseas for several years to pursue postgraduate education. After six years abroad, she returned closer to home and has settled in Maryland with her husband and children.

Caitlin Chana Hill, M.A.

Professional Life

Caitlin is a clinical sociologist and counselor with a master’s degree in clinical sociology. She has a range of professional experience, including as a childcare professional, an individual counselor, and a relationship manager for a nonprofit organization. As an adoptee herself, she has a special fondness working with both adopted children and their parents. She is also an excellent consultant for a variety of family issues, from discipline to practical homemaking to work-life balance.

You want to meet with Caitlin if you need help with:

  • Work-life balance
  • Relationship doubts problems
  • Dealing with difficult people in your life
  • Parenting
  • Adoption issues
  • Anger management

Ann believes that although there are struggles, each couple and family has positive attributes, and therefore approaches counseling from a strengths-based method. Ann enjoys attending conferences centered on counseling and traveling to warm countries.

Ann Ebhojiaye, LMSW

Professional Life

Ann is a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor with a Masters in Mental Health Counseling. She is experienced in working with couples and families of various backgrounds and is passionate about encouraging family and couple units to strengthen communication and build connectedness. She draws interventions from structural family therapy and other treatment modalities, which helps guide couples and families into communicating more effectively and understanding each other’s roles within the family/couple unit. Ann is also experienced in working with individuals dealing with trauma, stress, emotional anger, depression, and an overall feeling of being disconnected from others.

You want to meet with Ann if you need help with:

  • Couples counseling for dating, engaged, or married partners
  • Family therapy
  • Grief loss
  • PTSD (including veterans and active duty military)
  • Depression anxiety
  • LGBTQ issues

Lisa’s purpose and mission are to assist individuals and couples to reach the fullest potential that lies with the inner self. She believes that body, soul, and spirit desire to work in harmony. Married for 18 years, Lisa and her spouse enjoy family, friends, and travel, along with hard work.

Lisa D. Fisher, LMSW

Professional Life

Lisa earned her Bachelor of Science degree in psychology at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. She holds a Master’s degree in Education-Counseling from Coppin State University, a Master of Divinity from Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology, and a Master of Social Work from Morgan State University. She has extensive experience in working with individuals with disabilities, marriage, and bereavement counseling along with hospice care. The process of therapeutic interventions can help. Together with clients she aims to explore their life challenges and unique situations.

You want to meet with Lisa if you need help with:

  • Couples counseling for dating, engaged, or married partners
  • Spiritual concerns
  • Grief loss
  • Drug alcohol use
  • Anger management

He also enjoys integrating humor and creativity into his therapeutic work with clients! When he is not at work, Gerard enjoys singing, dancing, reading memoirs, spending time outdoors, and making people laugh.

Professional Life

Gerard earned his M.Ed. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and his Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Ohio University. Drawing from a variety of theoretical orientations, Gerard tailors his counseling approach to address the unique needs of each person. He has had success with clients using aspects of REBT, CBT, Motivational Interviewing, mindfulness-based approaches, Existential Therapy, and other forms of therapy. No matter what approach he uses, Gerard is guided by a spirit of collaboration, non-judgment, compassion, and understanding.

You want to meet with Gerard if you need help with

  • LGBTQ issues (gender and sexuality)
  • Drug and alcohol use
  • Race and racial identity
  • Depression anxiety
  • Life adjustment transition
  • Couples counseling for dating, engaged, or married partners

Speak With a Specialist and
Schedule a Free consultation Now!

Free 20-minute consultation!

OR

Call Or Text Us Now:

443-598-BTC1 (2821)

See what people are saying about our staff!

Our Testimonial

Speak With a Specialist and
Schedule a Free consultation Now!

Free 20-minute consultation! 443-598-BTC1 (2821)Call Or Text Us Now

Our Blog

img
March 26 How to Protect Your Marriage During Challenging Times

These are definitely challenging times. COVID-19 has us cooped up in a serious way, and many of us are dealing with any number of other problems, including employment, schooling, and possibly health. Your marriage is […]


By Raffi Bilek, LCSW-C
Read More..
img
March 17 How to Talk to Kids About the Coronavirus Situation

Let’s be real. This is, in the true sense of the word, unprecedented. We’re all a little anxious. We all know people who are in the higher-risk category. Many of us are facing a good […]


By Raffi Bilek, LCSW-C
Read More..
img
March 2 The Three Most Important Words in a Marriage (It’s not what you’re thinking!)

If you’re really old school, you may be thinking that the title of this post refers to the quaint, genuine, and meaningful “I love you.” If you’re a little more modern, perhaps you’ve heard that […]


By Raffi Bilek, LCSW-C
Read More..

Our Testimonials

Raffi led an informal group which I attended along with a few classmates from Israel in the summer of 2010. We had just returned to New Jersey from studying in a one- to two-year fellowship abroad. Ra

First slide
Chanan Siris

Highly professional but down to earth. Both my husband and I felt completely understood and valued; something couple’s often fear simply cannot be achieved. I’m sure we’ll return we need a “tu

First slide
TA

Raffi made me enjoy going to therapy. I have learned to talk through issues that seemed impossible and I feel so much better about the communication in my relation

First slide
Tyson V.

My boyfriend and I see Raffi and it was the best decision we ever made. It is hard to gather the right words to describe him and how much he has helped us and our

First slide
Summer H.

Caitlin is so special. She is an excellent listener and offers valuable and practical advice for improving life circumstances. I would highly recommend her to anyone looking to grow and improve their

First slide
Devorah Mattes