Our Mission

In 1988, our founder was diagnosed with Visual Perception Deficiency / Visuospatial Deficit Disorder as well as Attention Deficit Disorder without the feature of hyperactivity.

This diagnosis was the springboard to early civic engagement with the local CHADD (Children with ADHD) chapter. In addition to local advocacy groups, there was early proliferation of educational activism including: Individualized Education Plan as well as academic accommodations for the classroom and for standardized testing.

All of this firsthand data led to years of self- discovery and research into how people think, behave, and feel.

In the early part of their 30’s, our founder realized they met the criteria as a Sexual and Gender Minority based on their lived identity.

Although for decades the performance, expression and presentation of gender was binary and traditional; this was not a static reality. They were left with processing the pathology of their own gender minority status on one hand, and the clarity, insight, cohesion or oneness self on the other hand.

How/ where do you deal with the fullness of minorities who by definition usually don’t have sufficient data nor visibility. Who are they, what do we do when we find people of full experiences who don’t align with presumed cultural, sexual, gender, or physical ability standards?

This my friends is what D &A Consulting created its mission around.

Our Services

Home based consulting, Employment Srv, Lecture and speaking engagments

 

Our focus is to help individuals heal, energize, and become aware of their inner strengths. We achieve this by providing a neutral safe space, listening to your concerns, and customizing a treatment plan; being a (re)source for those in the community who are marginalized and sidelined by a lack of social and emotional support. 

Consultation

Relationship counseling can be beneficial to couples who are looking to strengthen their emotional connection, in all stages of their relationship. Therapy sessions are held with both couples and is a supportive place to discuss issues and solutions to better strengthen your relationship.     

Depression & Anxiety, Trauma & PTSD

Depression, fear, and anxiety are some of the most common and uncomfortable emotions that we can experience at some point in our lives. Through counseling and treatment, we are able to help you recover motivation, perspective, and joy that you once had in your life. 

 Many individuals can experience symptoms associated with painful and traumatic circumstances. Anxiety, fear, and hopelessness are a few emotions that can linger post traumatic events. We can help you overcome these symptoms and guide you through the process of grief and healing.  

 

LGBTQ Competency Training

Using our training and capacity building as helping professionals along with our 

ability to identify with LGBTQ people of color; by providing mental health services through job coaching, 

individual and group therapy, cultural competency training for employers, educating the public on gaps in physical or mental capabilities, personal, and professional development for clientele; while being a (re)source for those in the community who are marginalized and sidelined by a lack of social and emotional support

Video

Coping skills building your ground kit

During our globe pandemic Dane created coping skills building your ground kit (Session One) for our community members. 

Weekly care support

Nested Beads of Path & 5th Ave Alliance weekly virtual community care support.

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Our focus is to help individuals heal, energize, and become aware of their inner strengths. We achieve this by providing a neutral safe space, listening to your concerns, and customizing a treatment plan; being a (re)source for those in the community who are marginalized and sidelined by a lack of social and emotional support.  With you donation we're able to support more communities.

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D & A Consulting Services, Inc.

Washington, District of Columbia 20011, United States

(240) 803-3263

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06:00 am – 09:00 pm

Mon-Sun: 6:00 am - 9:00 pm

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