COVID-19: Please note that The Path to Well-Being office will remain open and is accepting new clients. We are also able to offer Telehealth/Teletherapy or online video couples or marriage counseling and online therapy service options to those who would prefer to access services remotely. Please contact the office for further information at (703)382-6871. An online marriage counselor or therapist can provide the help you need for anxiety, depression, insomnia and stress! Tricare, self pay and Kaiser Permanente clients welcomed.
Ms. Brown provides clients with a well-rounded understanding of their needs through an examination of their "Cura Personalis," mind, body and spirit. BJ effectively leads individuals and couples into healthier lifestyles/marriages, thereby bringing joy and fulfillment to their lives through goal setting and accountability. By incorporating cognitive behavioral therapy and motivational interviewing, she assesses the clients' emotional and physical needs, including nutrition, sleep, exercise and a balanced schedule, to guide them to self-improvement.
The Office of The Path To Well-Being provides Certified Couples Coaching with the knowledge and skills to effectively lead individuals and couples into healthier lifestyles/marriages. Coaching provides couples with seven basic needs that both men and women have while threading in languages of love that need to be integrated into the tapestry of a flourishing, lifelong marriage. Coaching helps to enrich and grow marriages, as well as assisting couples in their assessment and goal setting while educating about four predictable areas of personality and conflict that most couples face. This improves the way married individuals speak and listen to one another with strategies for better conflict resolution. Ms. Brown coaches couples in managing money without damaging their marital relationship and cherishing attitudes, financial security, sexual satisfaction, time together, genuine friendship, physical attraction, emotional connectedness, and home harmony.
Dealing with the court system can be very stressful.
Ms. Brown works to help lower the stress and anxiety of those struggling to maneuver the court system with techniques and tools to overcome the stress .
BJ has been married for over 31 years.
Ms. Brown is a Nationally Board-Certified Health & Wellness Coach after attending Georgetown University's Executive Certified Health & Wellness Coaching Program. She is also credentialed through Liberty University for Couples Coaching.
Certifications & Awards: Couples Coaching, Health & Wellness Coaching, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Neuroscience for the Treatment of Trauma, Anxiety, Depression and Stress Certification in The Pharmacy in Your Kitchen: An Overview of Medical and Medicinal Foods, Art Therapy, Recreational Therapy, Substance Abuse/Addictions and Integrative Medicine for Mental Health Provider National Medical Board Certified
Education: Medical College of Virginia & Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, M.S., Department of Kinesiology and Health Science Management, Business and Public Administration graduated Cum Laude.
Advisory Board for the Virginia Commission Youth for the VA General Assembly, Research/writing report on The ADHD Epidemic for 2017 General Assembly directing the Joint Commission on Health Care to study the long-term effects on individuals and populations of drugs used to treat ADHD.
Review, Research and Edit the Advisory Board's biennial report: Collection of Evidence-based Practices for Children and Adolescents with Mental Health Treatment Needs