Mimi


Mimi Ryans

Mimi Ryans, LCSW-C, LICSW, RPT, owner of Lighthouse Center for Therapy & Play, LLC, which is located in Columbia, Maryland. I am a Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical (LCSW-C), Registered Play Therapist (RPT) and an experienced therapist and Family Navigator with over eight years in the mental health field.

My initial clinical work involved working as an Intensive Outpatient Coordinator, working with dual-diagnosed adolescents and their families. As an employee of a foster care agency and then a Therapeutic In-home program in Washington, DC, I worked as a Child Welfare Worker and in-home therapist providing therapeutic interventions to children, adolescents and adults. Most recently, I have been involved with providing play therapy interventions in an Outpatient Mental Health Clinic setting and also in Head Start classrooms and Early Childhood Centers. I’ve completed training and am credentialed with the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) in Social Emotional Foundations of Early Learning (SEFEL). I am a Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Trainer for both adults and children.

I received my Bachelor’s in Business Administration (BBA) from the University of Memphis, Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Christian Brothers University, and my Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) from Howard University. I am a clinically licensed Social Worker in Maryland and the District of Columbia.

MD License #14618 – DC License # LC50079605