Bridget Dromerick, LGPC, NCC, holds a Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the College of William and Mary. Bridget provides individual services to clients of various ages within the SOAR program at WBMA. Bridget believes every client has their own experience to share, and that no two clients are the same. She strives to create a nonjudgmental and affirming space where clients feel validated, supported, and safely challenged in addressing their unique goals. She has an eclectic approach to therapy pulling from several theoretical backgrounds including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and attachment-based therapies. Bridget also incorporates mindfulness and self-compassion into her work and has a passion for continued research and training to inform her work with clients. Bridget particularly enjoys working with tweens, teens, and young adults. While working towards her LCPC, Bridget is under the supervision of the SOAR’s program founder and director, Dr. Jaclyn Halpern.

 

Prior to joining the WBMA team and while working towards her master's degree, Bridget interned at two private practices in Bethesda, supporting clients with a variety of presenting concerns including anxiety, depression, social anxiety, OCD, grief, trauma, and substance use. Before pursuing her Master’s in counseling, Bridget attended Franklin and Marshall College where she majored in government and was a competitive swimmer. Upon graduating, Bridget coached competitive swimming in the Bethesda area. While coaching, Bridget developed a strong passion for helping others and wanted the skills to be able to help individuals more with their mental health. Bridget became fascinated with human behavior and concepts such as self-esteem and self-compassion. Bridget incorporates her passion for helping others build their self-esteem and self-compassion into therapy with her clients.