WORKING WITH OUR PSYCHOTHERAPIST
Nebojsa Zimonjic, MS, LCPC, or Zima as called, enjoys working with people. He works well with all age groups; adults, young adults, elderly, children, adolescents, as well as with families! He is trained to adapt himself to a person’s individual need, developmental level, and pace. He considers himself an eclectic clinician, predominantly practicing Rogerian, person-centered approach incorporating humor and accurate empathy. He collaborates well with other treating professionals to provide the suitable support for a person under his care. If you are looking for a dedicated professional who will meet your or your child needs applying evidence-based treatment approaches, then look no further!
Nebojsa Zimonjic, or Zima, is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in State of Maryland with 6 years of experience providing evaluation and treatment for children, adults, and families. He earned the Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from University Of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) and the Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Frostburg State University. He holds two Master’s Program Certifications in Substance Abuse and Addictions and Child and Family Counseling. Majority of his career he spent working for an Outpatient Mental Health Clinic in Cumberland and Annapolis where I also served as a Program Director at both locations. He is a published author, presented at national conferences and he is a proud professional member of American Counseling Association. I am proficient at collaborating with primary care providers, psychiatrists, schools, and other serving agencies to provide comprehensive care. He is dedicated to providing the highest quality care for his clients using evidence-based techniques. He primarily uses a Motivational Interviewing (MI) and a Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) approaches along with complimentary interventions, including mindfulness and psychoeducation.
About the clinician
Nebojsa Zimonjic, MS, LCPC
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC/Supervisor
Nebojsa Zimonjic, or a Zima as called, is an eclectic counselor predominantly practicing Rogerian, person-centered psychotherapy. His passion is to work with individuals having diverse backgrounds and age groups via practicing and applying broad knowledge and experience in mental health over the years.
Nebojsa Zimonjic, or Zima as most people call him comes from Serbia, formerly Yugoslavia, and he has been in the United States for the past 17 years. Since he arrived he has been working hard on advancing himself academically as well as professionally. In 2011, he finished the Frostburg State University graduate program in Counseling Psychology. Shortly thereafter, Zima obtained a license and started working for an Outpatient Mental Health Clinic (OMHC) in Cumberland, MD. In 2014, Zima obtained his full counseling license and then, in 2015, I became a clinical supervisor and an OMHC Program Director.
Zima is an enthusiastic person, eager to learn and advance himself in many life domains. He has strong ethical and moral principles and practices empirically supported techniques. Zima works well with others and prefers team work while following the philosophy “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts”. He swam at a collegiate level at UMBC and he enjoys climbing and water polo, both of which he practices regularly.