“Ancient Wisdom teaches that when you open your hands, you can receive”
Jane Berman is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) in the state of Maryland. She graduated from The University of Michigan with a Bachelor’s of Arts and a Master’s in Social Work and became a Rabbi at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. Jane is passionate about working with individuals, families and couples and approaches therapy from a humanistic, attachment focused and trauma informed approach. Jane is currently studying Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy. Jane is a board certified chaplain and has years of experience as a Rabbi and Chaplain; she has worked in congregations, hospitals, emergency rooms and social service agencies.
Through her work as a chaplain for more than twenty years, Jane has supported individuals, couples and families cope with the depression, grief & loss, chronic illness, parenting, trauma, loneliness and anxiety that life can bring; she now works as a psychotherapist and guides her clients into deeper healing. Her empathetic and reflective approach will enable clients to feel heard and understood. Jane accompanies her clients through their deep emotions and helps distill thoughts and experiences; she believes that our tears can turn to laughter if we open ourselves to the incredible possibilities for change. Jane works with clients to try to improve their relationships and receive the support to heal.
Jane is especially passionate about working with couples and practices Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy. She will work with you to discover patterns in your relationship that leave you feeling in conflict with each other, disconnected, lonely and hopeless. Jane will work with you to create a new dialogue with your partner where you can feel understood and supported. Jane considers herself to be a LGBTQIA+ ally and is culturally aware toward diverse populations; she is open to aiding clients discuss difficult sexual issues that they are experiencing.
Jane Berman will soon be paneled with BCBS and Carefirst.
Jane Berman is a licensed master social worker (LMSW) in Maryland and working towards her independent clinical professional license (LCSW-C) under the supervision of Cristina Cunha-Strasser, LCSW-C.