Felicea C. Meyer-DeLoatch is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and has been working with children and families for more than thirty years in a variety of settings. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education and General Education from Central Washington University, where she began her special education career in corrections education while residing in her hometown of Seattle Washington. She subsequently continued her teaching career in Fairfax County Virginia, where she earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Virginia Commonwealth University. Felicea began her social work career providing intensive in-home court mandated therapy in the District of Columbia.
Felicea earned her Licensed School Social Worker endorsement and continued her career in Fairfax County Public Schools as a school social worker, providing support to students, families and staff in a variety of educational settings to include; schools and specialized centers for students experiencing severe emotional, physical, behavioral, and/or cognitive disabilities, the Homeless Liaison’s Office implementing the McKenny Vento Law while working with homeless students who were unable to reside with their family (Homeless Unaccompanied Youth). She later collaboratively designed a school based behavioral health program and provided targeted behavioral health support to students and families in the Mount Vernon School Pyramid. Before concluding her School Social Work career, she was honored to support the students, families and staff of Key Center School, an exceptional educational setting for children with severe and multiple disabilities. In June of 2018, after 30 years of service, Felicea retired from Fairfax County Public Schools.
Additionally, Felicea has a private practice in the city of Fairfax, Virginia, where she specializes in working with children, adolescents, adults, and couples, and utilizes a wide modality of techniques to address emotional concerns. She has particular interest in working with children, adolescents and adults around issues such as trauma and anxiety, self-esteem, changing families, and social difficulties, as well as people living with autism, Asperger’s and/or cognitive delays.