Sarifina (Judith) Beshel, LCSW, CACII works as a STEP counselor at Lake Middle School. Her degrees include a bachelor of sociology from Washington College in Maryland and a Master’s degree in social work from the University of Maryland. She has training in cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing and trauma work, specifically EMDR, TF-CBT and DBT. She enjoys bike riding, drumming, creative movement and music. She enjoys working with youth to help them identify their strengths and values for a life that is meaningful to them.