Antoinette Lancaster is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), Master Addiction Counselor (MAC), and a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). She also holds as additional certification as a Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) and is an approved Clinical Supervisor for Maryland. She has worked in the field of human service for 20 years in various capacities. She currently serves as the CEO of Lancaster, Frazier, and Associates and the Executive Director of Diversified Lifestyle Services.
Dr. Lancaster holds a EdD in Counseling Psychology from Argosy University, a B. S. degree in Psychology from Morgan State University and a M. A. in Counseling Psychology from Bowie State University. During her 20-year human service career, she has presented nationally at conferences, facilitated workshops and taught at the college level. She works with adolescents, adults, families, and couples and has experience treating depression, anxiety, substance dependence, suicidal ideation, anger, trauma, and personality disorders. Her approach is grounded in the principles of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) while drawing upon an eclectic array of methods to promote personal growth and healing. She also provides clinical supervision and training to aspiring counselors.
Dr. Lancaster sees life as a journey filled with twists and turns that can cause us to become stuck and in need of assistance to overcome a presenting obstacle. The therapeutic relationship can be a catalyst to increase self-understanding, manage challenging situations, and achieve fulfillment.