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Meet the Team

Our dedicated team at GMS Therapy, LLC is comprised of seasoned professionals who bring a wealth of experience and a diverse array of therapeutic approaches to our practice. We are a community of compassionate psychotherapists who believe deeply in the power of human connection and resilience. Our collective goal is to provide an empathetic, nurturing space for individuals, couples, and families to explore their emotional experiences and foster personal and relational growth.

Georgette Saad, PhD

Georgette Saad, PhD Parent Child Interaction Therapist

Founder, Psychotherapist

Georgette has provided therapy across the lifespan for over a decade with an increasing specialization in relational therapy services.  Georgette is a dedicated relational therapist as she works with individuals and families. She has a passion for fostering healthy emotional development and nurturing stronger connections. Georgette combines her extensive clinical experience and advanced training to provide tailored therapeutic interventions that meet the unique needs of each client and their families. She believes in the power of personalized treatment, understanding that every child, every young person, every parent, and every family has their unique strengths, challenges, and potential.

Georgette's therapeutic approach is defined by warmth and empathy. She understands that the therapeutic process can be an emotional journey, and she is committed to creating a safe and supportive environment where her clients feel seen, heard, and validated. Georgette takes pride in being there for her clients at every step of the way, providing reassurance and encouragement as they navigate their paths to improved mental health and healthier relationships.

Georgette also believes in providing concrete guidance to help families better understand and navigate their circumstances. She combines compassionate understanding with an active, directive approach to help parents develop practical strategies and skills to support their children's emotional health. Georgette's commitment to directiveness ensures that her clients feel empowered and confident in their ability to enact positive change, both in their own lives and in their relationships with their children. Through her empathetic, warm, and solution-oriented approach, Georgette offers a beacon of hope for families seeking to build stronger, healthier, and more nurturing relationships.

While the majority of Georgette's work is centered on early childhood work, Georgette also provides services to young adults, college-aged students, and adults navigating varying stages of transition. Georgette's approach centers on Brainspotting, Solution-Focused Therapy, and psychoanalysis.

Georgette is trained in the following evidence-based models:

  • Attachment Biobehavioral Catch-up Intervention (infancy-24 months)

  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy-Toddler (12 months-24 months)

  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (24 months-6 years old) 

  • Child-Parent Psychotherapy (infancy-6 years old)

  • Theraplay (across the lifespan)

  • Brainspotting (across the lifespan)

  • Emotion-Focused Family Therapy

  • Emotionally Focused Therapy 


  • New York University, BSW

  • University of Maryland, MSW

  • Smith College, PhD


  • Mary's Center, Senior Early Childhood Manager, Supervisor, and Trainer

  • The Sibley Group, Supervisor, Group Coordinator

  • Smith College, Doctoral Ambassador

  • PCIT International, Trainer, Training Committee, Diversity and Equity Committee

Georgette is a bilingual (Spanish-English) independently licensed mental health provider in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. She also offers guest lectures to Universities such as Catholic University and Smith College, and speaking engagements to both conferences and private events. 

Our Associates

The shoe that fits one person pinches another; there is no recipe for living that suits all cases.

Carl Jung

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I firmly believe in the transformative power of relationships, authenticity, and reflectiveness. At the core of my philosophy is the understanding that our relationships - with ourselves, others, and the world around us - significantly shape who we are and how we experience life.

The therapeutic relationship holds a special significance. It serves as a safe and supportive space where clients can explore their feelings, thoughts, and behaviors in relation to others. It is within this relational dynamic that profound insights and growth can emerge. Authenticity plays a key role in this process. By being genuine and open, both as a therapist and in encouraging clients to be the same, we create an environment of trust and acceptance that enables deep exploration and understanding.

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