Nadia Sookar has been serving individuals with disabilities for over 10 years in achieving employment and self-sufficiency in the DC Metropolitan Area. She joined Full Circle Employment Solutions in January 2019. She holds certification as a Work Incentive Practitioner (WIP) from Cornell University.
Prior to this, Nadia has worked for several years in the state Vocational Rehabilitation system in the District of Columbia, both as a vocational rehabilitation counselor and supervisor for Transition and Youth Services. She has also served as a medical social worker within an urban high-volume primary care clinic in Washington DC for 4 years, where she provided benefits counseling to patients on health care coverage such as Medicaid, Medicare, SNAP/TANF, prescription assistance and housing programs.
Nadia is a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in Washington DC and Pennsylvania and also a Board Certified Telemental Health Provider. She has a Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from The George Washington University and is also a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC).
She is a proud member of National Employment Network Association (NENA), the American Counseling Association (ACA) and American Mental Health Counseling Association (AMHCA). Nadia is bilingual (Spanish).