Nebojsa Zimonjic, MS, LCPC
Nebojsa Zimonjic (pronounced Neboysha Zeemonyich) or, Zima, for short is Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the State of Maryland with years of clinical experience providing evaluation and treatment for children, adults, and families. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) and a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from Frostburg State University. He also holds two Master of Science program certifications in Substance Abuse and Addictions and Child and Family Counseling. The majority of his career he has been working for an Outpatient Mental Health Clinic in Cumberland, MD and Annapolis, MD where I also served as a Program Director. He is a published author and have presented at national conferences. He gained broad clinical experience in Western Maryland Health System hospital while interning in four rotation settings; Inpatient Behavioral Health, Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), Emergency Room crisis intervention, and Buprenorphine addiction management group. In addition, he is proud professional member of the American Counseling Association (ACA). He is proficient at collaborating with primary care providers, psychiatrists, school officials, as well as other agencies in order to provide comprehensive care and support. By using evidence-based techniques, he seeks to provide the highest quality care for his clients. Primary therapeutic interventions at his disposal are: Motivational Interviewing (MI), Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) as well mindfulness and psychoeducation besides other complimentary techniques.
He enjoys working with all age groups; adults, young adults, elderly, children, adolescents, as well as with families and couples. He prides himself with ability to adaptat to a person’s individual needs, developmental level, and pace. He considers myself an eclectic clinician, predominantly practicing Rogerian, a person-centered approach incorporating humor and accurate empathy. When desirable he collaborates well with other treating professionals and family members to provide suitable support to a client under his care. He is dedicated professional who will apply knowledge and passion to meet your needs while utilizing evidence-based treatment approaches.
Bojan Lapcevic, PhD.
Dr. Bojan Lapcevic was born on July 8th 1970 in Belgrade, Serbia. He completed undergraduate, graduate and PhD studies of clinical psychology at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade. After the completion of undergraduate studies he worked at the Counseling Department of „Laza Lazarevic“ Neuropsychiatric Hospital from 1999 to 2006 where he intensively worked on psychodiagnostic assessment and psychotherapy of both in- and out-patients. In that period, he attended several educational programs in the area of clinical psychology including training in family psychotherapy and Exner’s comprehensive system of interpretation of Rorschach test. He also actively participated in activities of several NGOs related to counseling, diagnostics, as well as development and implementation of several projects in the area of mental health care. Within the broad range of his professional activities, most of his efforts were directed at the improvement of knowledge and skills related to projective techniques in psychodiagnostics and family psychotherapy. Also, the focus of his professional interests and engagement was directed at various forms of eating disorders. As a result, he wrote his Masters thesis entitled „Empirical Analysis of Indicators of Eating Disorders at NEO PI-R and Rorschach Test “ in 2005, earning the title of Master of Psychology.
During the period 2006 to 2014 he worked as marriage and family therapist at the Marriage and Family Counseling Center at the City Center for Social Work in Belgrade with couples and families with various forms of family and marital problems. Within the Counseling Center he completed four year long educational program in family therapy according to the curriculum of the London Institute of Family Therapy, and also participated in a large number of professional conferences and courses related to psychotherapy and counseling. In the period 2012 to 2014, he conducted a large research in several Centers for Marriage and Family in several cities in Serbia related to marital crisis and couple psychotherapy. On the basis of the research findings, he wrote PhD thesis entitled “Individual Differences as Factors of Marital Crisis and its Overcoming” earning the title PhD of clinical psychology in 2016 at the Faculty of Philosophy, Department of Psychology in Belgrade.