"Inspiring Change one day at a time."

Our vision is to ignite a sincere enthusiasm for positive change in individuals and our community through counseling, advocacy, mentorship, education, and referral services.

The mission of Inspiring Change MHS is to assist individuals and families with facilitating a positive change through quality counseling services, mentorship programs, and educational workshops. We will remain committed to providing certified workshops for professionals that enhance their knowledge base and service delivery. Inspiring Change MHS will become a salient voice in the community that will advocate for social justice.

Mrs. Shaquanna Foster-Dotson is a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Maryland. She is the President and Founder of Inspiring Change Mental Health Services. She has created several workshops for children, parents, and professionals in order to bring awareness to social issues such as; bullying, conflict resolution, suicide prevention, HIV awareness, and self -esteem. Mrs. Foster-Dotson has over ten years of experience with providing crisis management and counseling services to families of Maryland and Ohio. 

Currently, she is a Certified Peer Mediation Trainer.  Mrs. Foster-Dotson is also the co-founder of a girls mentoring group called the Leadership Academy.  A Graduate of Morgan State University and Case Western Reserve University she was the recipient of a City of Baltimore Presidential Citation in recognition of her hard work and tireless dedication to the youth and families of Baltimore City. Through education and training individuals in the community, Mrs. Foster-Dotson desires to end the stigma associated with mental health. Her mission is to Inspire Change on day at a time!​​

Shaquanna Foster-Dotson, MSSA, LCSW-C