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About The Center

At the Resilience Therapy Center, LLC, you will find a commitment to rediscovering your inner strengths, regaining your confidence and building the courage to face life's challenges. We provide individual, couples and family therapy, as well as resilience coaching, mediation and training. We understand the challenges facing career-committed professionals, family-oriented individuals and clients seeking personal growth and spirituality. The Resilience Therapy Center, LLC is committed to providing a safe and compassionate environment to work together with you to create positive change. We use a client- centered and holistic approach to helping you achieve the best in you. We offer online and over the phone sessions for your convenience. Please contact Ms. Bey below for in person sessions in our Catonsville, MD location.

Some of the areas we assist our clients with include:

  • Anxiety

  • Career Coaching

  • Coping Skills

  • Divorce

  • Grief

  • Imposter Syndrome

  • Life Coaching

  • Mediation

  • Obsessions and Compulsions

  • Parenting

  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

  • Trauma

  • Women’s Health

About The Founder
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Makida Bey, MA
Founder and C.E.O.

Makida Bey is passionate about resilience therapy and coaching. Besides providing psychotherapy, Makida has recently been a guest speaker on topics that benefit from resilience coaching, including PTSD, Depression, psychological domains of health, cultural racism,and self care for individuals and communities. She has also assisted with workshops on topics such as microaggression, racial discourse, and how and when to engage others on difficult issues.

Previously, Makida was a Senior Consultant in the Enterprise Integration Capability area of Booz Allen Hamilton’s Engineering and Operations Team. She worked as a Subject Matter Expert with The Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) Resilience and Prevention Directorate, specifically in the areas of instructional design and curriculum development.  Her expertise includes behavioral health, Employee Assistance Programs, facilitation and training,  instructional systems designs, curriculum design and development, training analysis, and health care systems. Previously, she served as a counselor and care manager in psychiatric hospitals in Baltimore and Rockville, MD. Makida has also served as an employee assistance program counselor, providing clinical assessments, short-term counseling, crisis intervention, and referrals to community resources and health benefit employees. In addition, Makida has worked through a full life-cycle of training for the healthcare insurance industry, building a training program from the ground up with results that routinely exceeded expectations.


She holds an M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Towson University, a B.A. degree in Psychology from Alfred University. She also has a Graduate Certificate in Instructional Systems Design from the University of Maryland and a Graduate Certificate in Leadership Development from The George Washington University. Makida has also completed coursework towards a Ph.D. in Work and Organizational Psychology at Aston University in the U.K. She is currently working on her PsyD in Clinical Psychology, is a Registered Psychology Associate in the state of Maryland, and is under the supervision of Janice Stevenson, PhD (6755 Business Parkway, Elkridge, Maryland 21075, (410) 202-0598) to become licensed as a Psychologist. Makida is also in the process of becoming a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), working with high-anxiety clients through exposure and response therapy. She is a qualified mediator for community and court cases involving families and labor disputes.