Chika Igwe, LMSW
Psychotherapist & EMDR Practitioner
Chika is not accepting new clients at this time.
My name is Chika! I was born and raised in the Philadelphia area. I moved to the DMV area to attend Georgetown University, where I received a bachelor's in Global Health and my MSW degree from University of Maryland, Baltimore.
I believe the best way to help clients achieve their goals is through a healthy dose of empathy, empowerment, humor, and respect. I specialize in treating trauma — both single/multiple incident trauma and childhood and other complex traumas — like racial and gender-based traumas — primarily using EMDR and mindfulness-based techniques. I also tailor different modalities to fit clients' needs. These modalities include CBT, TF-CBT, EFT, and expressive therapies. In addition, I have experience with depression and bipolar disorders, anxiety disorders, relationship issues, sex and sexuality, interpersonal violence, and parent coaching. I believe that therapy is a collaborative team effort as you are the expert in their life and experiences, and I am here to help guide you to find the answers you need.