Meet The Team
Anna Rieper is a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor in Washington, DC, practicing under the supervision of Dr. Joanne Frederick. She holds a Masters in Counseling from Northwestern University, and has been counseling adults, groups and couples at JFL & Associates since spring 2021. Anna practices counseling from an LGBTQ+-affirming, client-centered perspective, using psychoeducation to support clients in developing deeper understanding of their individual strengths and struggles and making empowered choices.
Dr. Deshundria Fortson is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LGPC) in Washington, D.C. She has been working as a professional counselor in the following areas: private practice, K-12 Public School System, Department of Corrections, and Community Counseling. Dr. Fortson can provide therapeutic services to children, adults, families, and couples. She has training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) but utilizes a variety of treatments and techniques to help her clients in their therapeutic process and reach their desired goals. Dr. Fortson’s expertise is working with an individual with symptoms of depression, anxiety, addictions, suicidal ideations, and compulsive disorders, as well as those going through life transitions such as adjustments to illness, divorce, and grief.