Moussa Cherif III,M.Ed., LGPC

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Mr. Cherif obtained his Bachelor of Science in Counseling Psychology fromWashington Adventist University. He completed his undergraduate internship at the American Psychological Association (APA) Education Directorate, focusing on advocating for the expansion of mental health services in schools and rights of mental

health providers in schools and universities. Moussa earned a Master of Science in Healthcare Management from Marymount University. He has worked in the public health sector for several years, with emphasis on providing access to treatment and resources for child

and maternal health services. Moussa later earned an additional Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and a Master of Education in School Counseling from WAU. With a passion to understand and help marginalized communities, Moussa is dedicated to providing direct and support services to children and their families. Moussa is a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor (LGPC) and National Certified Counselor (NCC) who specializes in utilizing evidence-based interventions such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Motivational interviewing, and person-centered therapy, to address emotional and

behavioral difficulties in teens and adults. Moussa utilizes a community-based, culturally responsive approach to empower clients and their families in the therapeutic process and support them in reaching their goals. His clinical interests include the treatment of depression, social anxiety, phobias, interpersonal challenges, emotional dysregulation (teens and adults), and career counseling in individuals from diverse background.

When not in the office, Mr. Cherif enjoys spending time outdoors and exploring hiking/biking trails with family and friends. He also enjoys cooking, playing board games, and watching The Office.

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Moussa works under the supervision of Angela Greene , LCPC