MOUNT VERNON COUNSELING CENTER
You are ready to overcome the hardship of change
we are here to help you online or in person
We’re here to listen
We are a tight-knit group of mental health professionals pursuing our shared passion: providing counseling and treatment to individuals with emotional struggles or conflicts in their personal or professional lives.
We listen to our patients carefully, offer personalized treatment plans, and monitor their progress closely. Combined with our warm and passionate attitude, our cutting-edge medical and psychological knowledge can support each individual’s well-being.
We help you find immediate relief, recovery, and growth–online or in person.
What We Treat
Our team at Mount Vernon Counseling Center addresses a wide range of problems in children, adolescents and adults. Each of us has developed expertise in specific areas.
Work Stress and Professional Resilience Program
Women’s Emotional Health
YOU DESERVE TO BE HEARD
Reach out to us with any questions and see if we are a right fit for you
Contact us for free 15 minute consultation
Who we’ve helped so far
“Comparing now with 6 months ago…it’s like night and day. We feel like we finally have our old daughter back. Thank you so much, Dr. B!”
“After going to different therapist and psychiatrist, Dr. Bahraini has helped my teenage daughter get through difficult issues. I am grateful.”
“I’m so lucky to find this place for my kid. The doctors and therapists are so nice and always work around your schedule.”
Meet the Team
We are a tight-knit group of mental health professionals pursuing our shared goals and passion. We aim to improve our community by providing treatment to individuals with emotional struggles or conflicts in their personal or professional lives. We combine our warm and passionate attitudes with cutting-edge medical and psychological knowledge to promote each individual’s well-being.
Ehsan Habibpour, M.D.
Child, Aolescent and Adult Psychiatrist.
He focuses on anxiety and depressive disorders, ADHD and Autism. He is skilled in combining psychotherapy with medication management.
Sara Bahraini, M.D.
Board-certified psychiatrist with expertise in treating children, adolescents and young adults. She provides care that is culturally-sensitive, trauma-informed, LGBT-inclusive and highly-individualized to your needs.
Bobby W. Nelson, M.D., D.L.F.A.P.A.
Board-certified psychiatrist who has practiced adult psychotherapy with individuals and couples for more than 47 years, utilizing a variety of therapeutic approaches adapted to the needs of the individual patient or couple.
Steffanie Kelshaw, LPC
Steffanie Kelshaw, LPC, CSAC is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor with over three years of clinical experience. She has worked with adolescents and adults in a university mental health facility, outpatient substance abuse clinics, and a residential substance abuse facility.
Susan Nelson, L.C.S.W.
Susan Nelson completed her undergraduate degree at Hood College and her master’s degree in social work at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Social Work. She also completed a post-master’s program at Smith College. Ms. Nelson has been in private practice for 45 years.
625 Slaters Lane Suite 103, Alexandria, VA 22314
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