645 Ridgely Avenue Annapolis, MD 21401

Practitioner of the Week – Debra Ross, LCFMT

Deb Ross is a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist and an Approved Supervisor for the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. She is nationally certified in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) and has received advanced training in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFCT).


Deb is also certified in Sand Play Therapy. She received her M.A. in Psychology from Regis University in Denver, Colorado, where she taught psychology and Jungian dream analysis. Deb integrates several therapy models and various therapeutic techniques in sessions to provide the appropriate structure and maintain focus for client progress including:


  • EMDR, a mind/body protocol for reactivating the brain’s natural ability to heal the effects of trauma and/or highly disturbing past event
  • EFCT, “the new psychology of love” coaching couples in experiencing new emotions and maintaining a secure bond
  • Sand Tray, a Jungian based non-verbal therapy helping children express unconscious material and create movement for healing
  • Mindfulness awareness
  • Emotional regulation
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Visualization techniques
  • Relaxation skills
  • Dream analysis


Deb finds that, whether working with individuals, couples, families, or children, when people experience freedom and protection in therapy sessions, their wisdom and unique healing ability guides and informs the process of therapy.


She enjoys reading, films and spending time with her children.


"I am a mother of 4 active children. Their sports--gymnastics, ice hockey, soccer and rugby--are all high impact and inevitably result in fractures, sprains and muscle trauma. Acupuncture speeds the recovery time and always increases...

– PK


FULL CIRCLE Healing Arts

645 Ridgely Avenue
Annapolis, MD 21401
Phone: 410-266-9370
Fax: 410-266-3902