Rick Conway

Rick Conway

LCPC, LCPAT

Rick has experience providing individual, family, and group therapy services to children, adolescents, and adults. In addition to his community-based work in offices, homes, and schools, Rick has worked with children battling life threatening illness, poverty, and abuse.

education & credentials

Master of Arts in Art Therapy
George Washington University (GWU) in 2018

Master of Fine Arts in Theatrical Design
Southern Methodist University in 1990

Licensed Clinical Professional Art Therapist
LCPAT, #ATC280
Maryland State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
LCPC, #LC11125
Maryland State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists

Registered and Board Certified Art Therapist
ATR-BC, #19-208
Art Therapy Credentials Board

Certified Trauma and Resiliency Practitioner
STARR Commonwealth

how i can help you

My approach to therapy is creative and collaborative. I believe that everyone – no matter their age or gender identity – is unique and should have a therapist who is genuine, practices unconditional positive regard, and has an empathic understanding for each client. In session, I will approach the client where they are and with what they may currently be experiencing. Working from trauma-informed practices, art therapy, and other therapeutic approaches will inform our journey to the heart of your needs.

I recognize that choosing to take that first step into therapy can be scary and possibly hindered by the stigmas that can arise from historical misrepresentations, established cultural beliefs, or fear of not finding life affirming care.

Our relationship begins with building a positive, warm and trusting environment that will provide a foundation of support, encouragement and connection. Every individual is unique in the experiences which shape their lives. I would never expect a client to put more work into our relationship than I am willing to do myself. Together, we will work towards a more positive and rewarding life.