Who We Are
Choosing a therapist who is licensed and qualified to treat you is very important. It is critical that you feel comfortable with your therapist; confident that you have a professional on your team who understands you and your situation. Therapy can help you move forward toward healthier functioning according to the goals and objectives that you and your therapist develop together through a partnership. At PeachTherapy, we are committed to building strong therapeutic alliances with individuals and couples through the competence and devotion of our therapists.
Paula is a licensed, clinical, professional counselor with over 20 years experience in psychotherapeutic treatment. Through her private practice, Paula Ehrmann & Associates, LLC and as co-founder and CEO of Coach for America, Paula works with individuals and couples therapeutically, as well as with community and corporate groups to transform personal beliefs, values and public practices.
With a Master of Science in Applied Psychology and Quantitative Methods, Paula specializes in the treatment of personality and mood disorders, bereavement therapy, gender issues, transitions and trauma recovery. Paula is trained in Levels I & II in Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR), an effective treatment modality for trauma, anxiety and phobias. Paula provides coaching services to individuals interested in advancing their personal and professional goals as well as clinical supervision to professionals.
Married for over 30 years, Paula and husband Joe seek to inform, inspire and initiate individual and societal change that empowers men and women to be their very best personally, professionally and relationally. Together, they have built a uniquely impactful message that they are delivering across the country. Stressing the value of relationships and a commitment to making a difference in the world, their message transcends the boundaries of motivational speaking and is relevant to a broad range of audiences including corporate, academic, athletic, personal and spiritual.
Paula and Joe co-founded The Door, a community-based center addressing issues of poverty, systemic racism and social justice. Paula developed and supervised a drug abuse prevention program for The Door and has served on the Board of Directors of the Ronald McDonald House and the Baltimore Urban Leadership Foundation. She is an adjunct professor at the University of Baltimore. Paula and Joe have four children and reside in Baltimore City.
By creating a neutral, accepting atmosphere, based on a powerful and transformational, self-discovery model, Cathy empowers clients to successfully walk the path of goal oriented change. If you feel stuck, unmotivated, see only problems, not solutions, have dreams to actualize and find that you need help navigating your self-discovery map and pursuing the next level in your growth, Cathy will meet with you to determine if coaching is indeed your next step.
Cathy leads Enneagram Workshops. This life-changing personality concept assists individuals in understanding themselves and others enabling true life sustaining change from the InSideOut. This tool for personal development enables the client to identify false illusions bringing new information into consciousness. Cathy is also trained in the Riso-Hudson Enneagram Insight Approach and provides education, coaching and instruction including a full diagnostic profile of core type.
Cathy has been with the company since its inception and has worked in management for more than 20 years in both client and patient-based venues. She answers patients’ questions from their initial contact and throughout the ongoing process of scheduling, billing or other related matters. To schedule a coaching session with Cathy or with a therapist or receive more information about the practice, Contact Her.
Cathy is also the Director for Coach for America, a company owned by Paula and her husband Joe Ehrmann. Cathy has lived in Harford County for more than 32 years where she currently resides with her husband, son and daughter.
Dr. Christine Marshall is a licensed psychologist with over 15 years experience in various mental health settings. She received her Ph.D. in psychology from Nova Southeastern University in Florida and completed her pre-doctoral clinical training at the Johns Hopkins University Student Counseling Center.
In addition to her work with college and graduate students, Christy has worked with adolescents and adults in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She has worked in the treatment of addictions and eating disorders at The Renfrew Center in Coconut Creek Florida and provided bariatric surgical counseling to patients in the Comprehensive Obesity Management Program at GBMC hospital.
Christy’s areas of expertise include interpersonal struggles, relationship problems, adjustment difficulties, life transitions, and mood disorders. Drawing from insight-oriented, cognitive-behavioral, and relational orientations, Christy describes her therapeutic style as, “warm and nurturing, as well as authentic and direct.”
Tara is a licensed, graduate, professional counselor specializing in child and adolescent psychotherapy. For the young person in your life who is experiencing anxiety, depression, the effects of trauma, transitional difficulties or relationship problems, Tara is a gifted and nurturing therapist who can help guide them through tumultuous times. Tara provides a safe, non-threatening environment for children and adolescents, allowing them to explore feelings around the events that effect their lives and helping to empower them through self-awareness and the development of effective coping and compensation skills.
Cara Ebling is a licensed certified social worker specializing in adult psychotherapy. Cara graduated from James Madison University with a major in Psychology and earned her Masters of Social Work from University of Maryland, Baltimore and is a member of the National Association of Social Workers. Through her extensive experience working with people of all different backgrounds and varying levels of emotional struggles, Cara has compassion and values building a supportive and personal relationship with her clients.
Cara recognizes that taking the steps to reach out and get help takes a lot of courage and strives to provide a safe, secure, therapeutic atmosphere, which caters to client’s individual needs. Cara believes everyone has the capability and inner-strength to heal and have a positive, healthy life. Her therapeutic style utilizes a strength-based approach which allows for improved self-awareness, providing readiness for growth and progress.