Patricia "Trish" Earnest

Homework Café Teacher

Trish is an addictions clinician with over 10 years in the field. She also has an extensive background in Special Education teaching and counseling adolescents. She graduated from the University of Maryland where she majored in Psychology and is credentialed by the Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists. Trish currently lives in the suburbs of Maryland where she raised two sons who are now grown. She believes in a compassionate and non-judgmental approach to the student who may be frustrated, bored or anxious.

On a personal level, Trish enjoys hiking, the beach, pickleball, reading, time with family and attention to nutrition to stay balanced and grounded. She is passionate about animal rights and the environment.

Trish is excited to be at Fusion Reston and working with students again. She believes that the individual support and mentoring the students receive at Fusion is monumental in their learning and growth.