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Raffi Bilek, LCSW-C

Raffi BilekRaffi 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. 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. 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. Raffi loves languages and speaks English, Hebrew, French and Spanish. 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.
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Raffi has been rated Baltimore’s best marriage & family counselor many times over!
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Michelle Hoffmann, LMSW

Michelle Hoffmann is a proud native of Baltimore.  She began her professional career as an operations manager with the second largest coffee company in the United States.  Michelle was very active in her local community and was involved in non-profit volunteer work helping the poor and disenfranchised populations of Baltimore.  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.

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.

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Caitlin Chana Hill, M.A.

CB-300x295Caitlin 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. 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
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Ann Ebhojiaye, LMSW

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

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Lisa D. Fisher, LMSW

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.  The process of therapeutic interventions can help.  Together with clients she aims to explore their life challenges and unique situations.

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.

Married for 18 years, Lisa and her spouse enjoy family, friends, and travel, along with hard work.

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July 22 Why Don’t My Adult Children Want to Talk to Me?

In our last post I offered some ideas on how parents can go about reconnecting with adult children who have become distant and disconnected. In this post I’d like to talk a bit more about what is often behind that distance. Why have your kids decided to distance themselves? Obviously, there are many possible answers […]


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June 20 How Do I Repair My Relationship with My Adult Child?

You spent decades of your life raising your children. You poured your love, time, effort, and money into giving them the best life you could. Sure, you made mistakes along the way, but you tried your best. You only wanted good things for them. So why don’t your kids want to talk to you? Why […]


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May 30 Porn in Committed Relationships Revisited

One of the most read posts on this blog is where I talk about Is It Okay for Married People to Watch Porn? Recently a commenter asked the following question: What about marriage counselors that suggest a link between a woman’s lack of sexual desire and her lack of erotic imagination? The claim is that […]


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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

Chanan Siris
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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

TA
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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

Tyson V.
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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

Summer H.
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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

Devorah Mattes
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Raffi, was professional, insightful, and helped us.

Harry S.
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Raffi is a wonderful therapist. He's understanding, warm, and thoughtful. He does not shy away from difficult or sensitive topics. I highly recommend his practice.

Kim Wise
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I am so thankful to have found Raffi. I feel so comfortable and confident when speaking with him. From small issues to major life decisions I have benefitted from his warmth and genuine care. I can as

Danielle Kippur
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Caitlin has been a mentor and guiding force for me over the past 10 years. She has spent countless hours listening and sharing her wisdom with me. Despite her very busy

Naomi S.
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Raffi Bilek is a phenomenal resource. He actively listens before he speaks, and provides meaningful feedback and direction that clearly reflects my unique situation. His comments are wise, productive,

Jeremy R.
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I cannot speak highly enough of Raffi. In just a couple of sessions, Raffi has already began to successfully impact our marriage. Both my wife and I continue to be

Mark M.
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Thank you so much for all of your help and guidance, especially tonight. Both my wife and I were impressed and grateful for your willingness to work with us despite running a significant amount of tim

John S.
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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 su

TA
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Raffi is so easy to talk to. He makes you see things clearly. I've only known him a short time and almost immediately i was able to c

JMP
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I've worked with Raffi for six years, and from the beginning, he's been VERY understanding of my unique situation and has been unbelievable helpful in guiding me to where I've gotten to, going above a

YO
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Just wanted to drop you a quick to once again thank you for all your help. I honestly felt Tim and I wouldn’t be able resolve our difficulties. But you offered us a safe space to work on becoming mo

Lisa & Tim
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Raffi was extremely helpful with the problems I brought to him. He helped me see things clearly and work through my problems. I felt like he really got what I was saying and where l was coming from. I

Dan
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Raffi was very welcoming and easy to talk to. My boyfriend and I saw him for several months and found that he was able to relate to each of us and help us to work together and find solutions that we o

Rachel
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Raffi is a great person to help you get through your challenges in life. He is attentive , listens, and genuinely cares about his patients. Since I have been going to see

COA
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I've known the people behind the Baltimore Therapy Center for over six years. I've found them to be kind, honest, and truly cared about what's best for me. I'd come in just to visit if I lived nearby.

Yakov Okshtein
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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

Chanan Siris
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Working with Caitlin for several sessions over the years, I find she is able to validate the areas of my life (my marriage, time management, pregnancy anxiety, child rearing, interpersonal relationshi

Amanda Rosner
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I met Caitlin about a year and a half ago. I moved into her community when I was newly married. I automatically felt comfortable with her. She has a warm disposition and so friendly. She really made a

Chavi Shpilsky
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Raffi is insightful, intuitive, experienced, and has a sense of humor. I have full faith that anyone who enters into therapy with him will gain a deeper understanding of themselves; his goal is to giv

Channah C.
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I will always be grateful to Raffi for helping me through a very challenging time in my life. Within a few minutes of our first meeting, I was comfortable talking to him. He's a superb listener. As we

Andrew K. Stein