Maryam Elbalghiti-Williams (she/her)

Accepting Clients

Fit in everywhere and nowhere at the same time? I get it. I help diverse women who juggle multiple cultural identities heal.

Clinical Social Worker in Chevy Chase, MD

  • Individual
  • Group

About My Clients

Maybe you’re the child of immigrants, multiracial or a racially ambiguous chameleon, an expat, “third culture kid”, bilingual (or sad you lost your parent’s language), feel culturally displaced, part of a religious minority, or just don’t quite fit into any one box. You probably feel suffocated by the drive to overfunction, perform, and be what everyone else needs you to be. You might find it hard to get your own needs met and feel unsettled in yourself and your relationships.

My Background and Approach

This is where I come in, I am here to walk beside you to co-create radically new ways of being, relating, and living. What you need matters. In our work together, we will get to the root cause of your protective patterns of over working and find more compassionate ways of showing up for yourself. You deserve to give yourself what you need. You also deserve to work with a therapist who is actually culturally-responsive and doesn't use it as a buzz word. Schedule an initial session to see if you feel any “sparks” or get a gut feeling that this might actually work. See you soon, you got this!

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

I’m used to straddling different worlds as a “mixed”, second generation immigrant who was raised in halves - half Arab, half white, half Mennonite, half Muslim, half bilingual, and half confused most of the time growing up. I’m also a mama and partner in a multiracial family. So basically I spend most of my waking hours and dinner time conversations talking about the tough stuff of race, culture, oppression, and mental wellness. You will find I am fiercely intersectional and anti-oppressive in my therapeutic approach. Your identity and experience is central to your story and healing.

I offer online counseling in the following states:
I have experience with the following
  • Christianity
  • Islam

At A Glance

  • Experience: 6 years of practice
  • Languages: Arabic
  • Rate: $175 - 200/session


301-304-8020 Email Maryam
6800 Wisconsin Ave #1064
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

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