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Maryland Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist (LCM524)

Maryland Approved Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist Supervisor

Virginia Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (0717001417)

California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (MFC50490)


The OCD and Anxiety Center of Greater Baltimore

Treating children (10 and up), adolescents, and adults with OCD and related disorders

Previous Experience

Associate Director,
UCLA Pediatric OCD Intensive Outpatient Program

Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital


OCD Center of Los Angeles



Discussion board for OCD sufferers primarily struggling with mental compulsions.

Contributing Professional





Overcoming Harm OCD: Mindfulness and CBT Tools for Coping with Unwanted Violent Thoughts

by Jon Hershfield MFT
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Everyday Mindfulness for OCD: Tips, Tricks, and Skills for Living Joyfully

by Jon Hershfield, MFT and Shala Nicely, LPC
Click to buy


When a Family Member Has OCD: Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioral Skills to Help Families Affected by Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

by Jon Hershfield, MFT
Click to buy


The Mindfulness Workbook for OCD: A Guide to Overcoming Obsessions and Compulsions Using Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

by Jon Hershfield, MFT and Tom Corboy, MFT
Click to buy

Presenting Expert

Various Engagements

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Brenda Kijesky


Maryland Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist (LCM680)


Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist

Treating children, adolescents, and adults with OCD and related disorders.

Previous Experience

Graduate Intern Therapist
Catholic Charities of Baltimore, St. Vincent’s Villa

Provided Trauma-Focused CBT, play therapy, and family therapy at a residential treatment center for children (ages 5-13) experiencing acute and chronic mental, emotional, and behavioral issues

Graduate Therapist Trainee

NHS Human Services, Philadelphia, PA

Provided CBT and systems-focused therapeutic services in a community mental health setting for children, adolescents, adults, and families


Master of Science, Clinical and Counseling Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy concentration
Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA

Master of Business Administration, Marketing
LaSalle University, School of Business, Philadelphia, PA

Molly Schiffer


Maryland Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor, (LGP7227)


Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor

Treating children, adolescents, and adults with OCD and related disorders under the training and supervision of Jon Hershfield, MFT

Previous Experience

Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor
Catholic Charities of Harford County, Villa Maria

Provided trauma informed care to children, adolescents and adults, behavioral activation in the treatment of depression and mindfulness strategies in the treatment of anxiety for an outpatient mental health clinic targeting individuals and families eligible for Medicaid and MD Child Health Insurance.

Graduate Intern
Thrive Behavioral Health

Outpatient Mental Health Clinic, Rosedale, MD

Provided individual and family therapy in both clinic and in-home settings. Provided trauma informed care and CBT, co-lead Psychoeducation Group for individuals interested in learning effective relaxation strategies and coping skills.

Undergraduate Mental Health Volunteer
Sheppard Pratt Health System, Children and Adolescent Day Hospital

Assisted group leaders in group therapy and therapeutic group activities which included gym time, outdoor time, art therapy and dance therapy.


Master of Science, Applied Psychology
Counseling Psychology Concentration, Practitioner Specialization
University of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
Bachelor of Science, Psychology
Towson University, Towson, MD