Samantha Ascanio, DBT Program Director

Sami Ascanio is not currently accepting new clients.

Certified DBT ClinicianSami Ascanio is a licensed clinical social worker with a passion for helping young people heal through the use of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Sami has over 100 hours of DBT training by Behavioral Tech and has previous experience creating and running a DBT Day Treatment Program for adolescents returning from psychiatric hospitalizations and residential treatment placements. Through rigorous adherence to DBT principles/training combined with her warm and charismatic nature, Sami is able to reach/treat young people with complex clinical presentations and ultimately celebrate healing and hope alongside her clients.

Sami is certified as a DBT clinician by the highly regarded DBT-Linehan Board of Certification and is the team lead for the DBT-LBC Certified DBT program at Capital Youth Services.



4701 Sangamore Road #210N
Bethesda, Maryland 20816
Tel: 301-229-9490

5942 Hubbard Drive
Rockville, Maryland 20852
Tel: 301-230-9490

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