Aaron Severn, MPP, LMSW


Aaron is an associate psychotherapist and a Supervisee in Social work providing psychotherapy to adolescents, adults, and couples. Aaron brings a calming, empathic presence to establish a foundation of trust and works with clients to identify and utilize their unique strengths and values to achieve their goals. He approaches his work by integrating various approaches, including humanistic and cognitive behavioral therapy, to help clients gain insight and understanding of the root causes of their mental health challenges and identify strategies that will lead to sustained improvements.

Prior to becoming an associate psychotherapist, Aaron worked for 15 years in government relations in Washington, DC. He also has professional experience working with college students at a college counseling center and in a psychiatric crisis setting.

Life Transitions
Interpersonal Relationships
Stress and Adjustment
Self Esteem
Grief and Loss
Sleep Issues
Trauma and Abuse

Master of Social Work, National Catholic School of Social Service, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC
Master of Public Policy, McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University, Washington, DC
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA

Licensed Master’s Social Worker in Virginia (LMSW)
Licensed Masters Social Worker in Maryland
Licensed Graduate Social Worker in Washington, DC
Member, National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
Member, Greater Washington Society for Clinical Social Work (GWSCSW)