My Philosophy

Welcome, my name is Rose Marghi (LCM219) and I created Rose Counseling Center in January 2005. I bring compassion and experience to my clients from 20+ years as a therapist and nurse. At Rose Counseling Center, I offer teen, college student, and adult individual therapy. Family therapy is offered for adults/parents of infants through adult children.

I believe all people have a common thread of humanity that connects us. We laugh, we cry, we joke, get disappointed, feel sad, make mistakes, get angry or hopeful. In this way we are all similar. I also believe that every human being has a uniqueness to offer the world – their perspective, their individual voice. I see humans like flowers of one garden. We all need to experience consistent sunlight, water, good soil, and protection in order to grow and take our place on the earth. However, all of us experience droughts, poor soil, hurricanes, hail, and overwatering. These adverse conditions can stunt and divert our growth, causing us to wilt and wither.

I believe that like helping a flower to express its beautiful color, essence, and perfume to the best of its ability, therapy is about helping humans express their full voices, opinions, and perspectives, and to heal from adverse growing conditions. Let me help you realize your potential and bloom like the strong and beautiful rose.

About Rose

Rose holds a Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Maryland and is a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist (License #LCM219) and is a clinical member of The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). She also holds a Registered Nurse Diploma (R109342) from the Lancaster General Hospital School of Nursing. She brings experience and compassion to her clients from 20+ years as a nurse and therapist.

She was a member of the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW), and has worked as a facilitator with The Virtues Project. Rose has received and completed training in EFT and is currently finishing her full EMDR certification. She has also completed training and has been a facilitator of the Prepare/Enrich program (which provides marital and pre-marital counseling).

Rose was named one of NAPW’s 2010 Professional Women of the Year. She was also honored to have received the Jennifer-Becker Carswell Award in 2004 from the University of Maryland, Department of Family Studies, for her contributions, dedication and excellence in Therapy.

Rose is a mother of two boys and owner of one cat (Belle). She enjoys nature, reading, and making jewelry, and she adores the ocean.

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