~Healing Connections to help find ongoing inner peace and connections~ 


Experience the sacred space, where you can find yourself from within

HOLISTIC STRENGTH-BASED, Solution-Focused, EMPOWERMENT, MINDFULLY CONNECTING HEALING, UPLIFTING and MIND/BODY Holistic Integrative THERAPY. Psycho-Education in sessions with skill-building homework to rewire one's brain to be more positive. SPIRITUAL COACHING to greatly enhance your resiliency, wellness, and connectedness.
Psychotherapy Sessions and
Support for Individuals, Adults, Adolescents, Parents,
Pre-Marital, Marriage, and FAMILIES both in-person and online.
-- Accepting insurance for therapy sessions 
Are you ready to learn to become your hopeful best-self?

I'm seeing clients NOW through video and Virtual Therapy,
in person later this year.  Accepting insurance & sliding scale for this
 mind/body/soul connecting and uplifting therapy

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Marilyn B. Spenadel, MS, LCPC, ACS
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Center's Address:  6209 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD  20852      
(240) 426-8344 and 
[email protected]
(Click Phone or Email to reach me directly)

Licensed in Maryland and W,DC to take insurance for therapy.  Seeing clients too, with a sliding scale, throughout our world.

Offering Mindfulness, Holistic Wellness & Resiliency Workshops
in Our Community

EAP Govt. Companies, MCPS School Staff; Counselors, Students and Parents,

Private, Public Schools and Universities, Hospitals, and Wellness Centers

Click here to see workshops I've created and still facilitate

Listen to 2 Very Experiential Robin's Smith Show 2022 PODCAST with Marilyn;Voted the most listened to PODCAST and 12/2023 Newest Podcast


Listen on Apple Podcasts - Video too 

Click Link Below to register, after May 13, 2024 for my July 20, 2024, WALKING IN NATURE & ART THERAPY WORKSHOP 

The link to promote Marilyn’s summer class, at Brookside Gardens, and online registration is here: 



New ongoing Mind/Body & Spiritual Support/Learning Group

Starting again in March, 2024

Ongoing Workshops & Classes

Authentically U Counseling, LLC 
Past Classes & Workshops: 

Skill Building and Discussion Sessions to learn how to live in your authenticity
Mindfully Connecting to Yourself & to Others
(These workshops can be offered during individual or group therapy and during psychosocial workshops to gain insight)
A) PAUSE DAILY to "Just Be"
B) LOVE your true self
C) ACCEPT your moods
D) Disconnect  to Connect
E) Spirituality and You

The work I do at the Universities at Shady Grove, weekly Holistic empowerment and skill-building workshop series, "Skills for Healthy & Successful Living." https://www.shadygrove.umd.edu/student-services/center-for-counseling-and-consultation/workshops/shsl


1)  Upcoming SPRING or SUMMER, 2012 & 2013, MONTHLY Experiential Stress Management & Empowerment Workshop to promote Resiliency - Please call if you're interested in learning more or have a group who'd like to attend.              
Sign up on the list for upcoming workshops.
      & the Series of 6-8 Empowerment Women's Groups will start with enough attendees; can be paid for here at a discounted rate.  I look forward to seeing you there!  The workshop and group will flow nicely together and build on each other.  

2)  Marilyn's Youth Services SUMMER, 2012 & 2013 MIDDLE SCHOOL & HIGH SCHOOL Classes:

      "Unlock Your Potential" Empowerment & Resiliency 5-day class at Montgomery College, Rockville, MD 
Last 2 weeks in June, 2012 & 2013 
See pg. 74, in above booklet, for discription of my teen empowerment & stress management classes @ MC

Please see tabs on the left or contact me if you want further information on my classes, workshops, groups, or conferences. 

Classes can be designed for a group of students, families, or businesses with the interests and issues of the attendees in mind.   
 These classes are both educational and therapeutic for members to gain insight and skills to grow from.    

schedule a Skype appointment
Providing Skype Therapy, as requested. Just click on the above prompt to get started.  
If you're located far from my office and wish to have a helpful session without leaving your home or work, call for a Skype virtual therapeutic session.

1)  The 3-4 hour Stress Management workshop will be most Saturdays from 12:30-4:00 for $150.  I will teach Meditation/Mindfulness, breath work, EFT/Tapping, Walking Meditation, Visualization, and Advanced Integrative Therapy (AIT) energy healing work to help the attendees become much more resilient to stress related issues.

2)  Then we will have our 6- 8 week Empowerment Group for women that will start on the Saturday after for $240 or $320, which is $40 per group.  We will discuss and work more on Stress Management, Positive Self-Esteem, Mindfulness, Communication, Mistaken Beliefs, having a perception that works for you, communication, acceptance, healthy boundaries, journaling, creating vision boards, making decisions that will help you, and creating a “Strength Kit” to store your new skills.

3)  Clients can get a large savings if they sign up soon.  They can pay for one or both, (You can get $70 discount if you sign up for both of these experiential groups), here with "Pay Pal."  Click, "Make a Payment", to see the reduce prices and to pay for the workshop, group, or both options.   Please call me if you have any questions.

Workshops onsite at Authentically U Counseling, LLC or can be brought to your office or school, for your convenience.





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