Children First Pediatrics

Putting your child’s health first


doctors@childrenfirstpediatrics.com
Rockville Office: 301.990.1664 | Silver Spring
Office: 301.681.6000
Fax: 301.990.0471

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Holly English, LCSW-C

 

 

 

Holly English, LCSW joined our practice in October 2018.  She came to Children First to help our patients and their families in a more consistent and convenient way.   She will be working in both locations as well as at other practices.  She will be at Children First on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  Holly has lived in Montgomery County her whole life and is excited to work with the Children First community! Holly comes to the practice after multiple years working with children and families primarily around crisis intervention. When not working she enjoys reading, traveling (she’s been to 19 countries outside of the USA), and power-lifting.

Check out our Education page for more information on signs of depression and resources to help.

 

Clinical Psychologist

Jennifer Blair, Psy.D.

We are proud to announce the association of Jennifer Blair, Psy.D. joining our practice in October 2018.  She is joining Children First to help our patients and their families in a more consistent and convenient way.   She will be working in both locations as well as at other practices.  She will be at Children First Monday, Wednesday and Friday.  She earned her Doctoral Degree from Adler University in Chicago.   Dr. Blair completed a two year Postdoctoral Fellowship at Johns Hopkins University’s Kennedy Krieger Institute.  Dr. Blair specializes in working with children, adolescents, and their families with a variety of presenting concerns.  She has experience working with multidisciplinary teams in hospitals, schools, community mental health centers, and outpatient settings.  Dr. Blair relies on compassion and evidence based practices to guide her therapy interventions with patients.

Check out our Education page for more information on signs of depression and resources to help.

 

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Maria Kagin, LCSW-C

Maria Kagin, LCSW-C joined our practice in February 2019.  She is passionate about helping our families at Children First in a more consistent and convenient way.   She will be working in both locations as well as at other practices.  She will be at Children First on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.  She uses therapy techniques including CBT -Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and she sees children/families aging from 5yrs old to adulthood.

Check out our Education page for more information on signs of depression and resources to help.

 

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Aleeza Michael-Tabrizi, LMSW

Aleeza joined our practice in November 2019.  She came to Children First from a background at Children’s National, Infants and Toddlers and Private Practice.  She sees all ages and does parent coaching as well.  She has a special interest in psychodynamic theory, play therapy, and connecting with Middle Schoolers.  She is passionate about the medical home model at Children First and is excited to build relationships with our patients!  She will be working in our Rockville location as well as at other practices.  She is available at Children First on Tuesday and Thursday.  Outside of work, Aleeza enjoys watching the Broncos (NFL) and Penn State football.  She also enjoys hiking and spending time with her puppy, family, and friends.

Check out our Education page for more information on signs of depression and resources to help.

 

Clinical Psychologist

Jenna Symons, Psy.D.

Jenna joined the Children First team in October 2019! She is a child and adolescent psychologist that has more than 11 years experience!  She is excited to be able to help the CFP patients and make a difference!  She will be working at both locations throughout the week on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.  Like our other mental health team professionals, Dr. Symons uses therapy techniques including CBT, DBT, play therapy and more to help find what works for your child.

Check out our Education page for more information on signs of depression and resources to help.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Kathleen Zubatkin, LCSW-C

Kathleen joined the Children First team in January 2020!  She is coming from a background in providing in-home therapy to at-risk children and adolescents and their families and is looking forward to having a home base where she can impact even more patients! She will be working at both locations throughout the week.  Like our other mental health team professionals, Kathleen uses therapy techniques including play therapy and CBT to help find what works for your child.  She is excited to work at a Primary Care office where she can collaborate and work with the pediatricians to provide the most complete, high quality care possible.

Check out our Education page for more information on signs of depression and resources to help.

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