Jennifer Smith, LMSW, is a licensed master social worker who practices under the supervision of Martin Schnuit, LCSW-C. She is a recent graduate of the University of Southern California Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work where she received her Master’s of Social Work. There, she was able to complete two internships with USC Telehealth SAFE-T Program providing pro-bono therapeutic & case management services. In-addition, she served on Prince George’s County Local Care Team with the Children, Youth & Families Division providing family support and case management.  Before USC, Mrs. Smith attended Prince George’s Community College where she earned an associates in Paralegal Studies and a bachelor’s degree in Criminology/Criminal Justice from Virginia Union University.

 

Outside of her devotion in private practice, Mrs. Smith serves as a group facilitator & co-facilitator for NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) providing additional support to families caring for loved ones with mental health challenges.

 

Mrs. Smith’s recent work prior to joining Spectrum focused on child, youth and families and young adults dealing with adverse childhood experiences (ACES), post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression, physical and sexual abuse, conduct disorders (CD), oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) and family discord.

 

Jennifer’s special interests are working with youth and families, and young adults addressing trauma, depression, bi-polar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, anger management, school problems, behavioral challenges, relaxation and meditation. 

 

Accepting new patients? Yes, accepting new patients.