Achieving Joy, LCSW-C, LICSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Washington
Achieving Joy's counseling boutique is created to improve the emotional, mental, and spiritual wellness of the LGBTQ community. Our counselor's are diverse, licensed and are active participants within the community. We provide a safe space for individuals and couples to explore monogamous and non-monogamous relationships, complete pre-marital counseling, and create action steps to reach your life goals. We also provide group counseling, workshops, and annual conferences. Our purpose is to help you create a plan of action to achieve your joy.
Therapists with Achieving Joy specialize in working with the LGBTQ population with ages ranging from teens to adults. We understand how trauma impacts relationships and personal dreams. We specialize in domestic violence, dating insecurity, communication within relationships, sexual needs, and preparing for marital commitment.
Therapists within this practice are active participants within the LGBTQ community who specialize in an array of mental wellness needs from the LGBTQ perspective. Therapists come from a diverse background with diverse training.
Call or Email Achieving Joy for a free phone consultation now - (301) 691-3874


  • License No. and State: LC50079818 District of Columbia


  • Avg Cost (per session): $90 - $130
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Achieving Joy's Groups

Vision to Reality

Vision 2 Reality is a group to help visionaries take their dreams and turn them into tangible products and businesses. Over the course of 3 months, we provide participants with a framework to execute specific and achievable goals while helping them overcome fear and doubt.

More about this group


  • Lesbian
  • Gay
  • Relationship Issues


  • Adoption
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Career Counseling
  • Codependency
  • Coming Out, Connecting to LGBT Community
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Life Coaching
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues

Mental Health

  • Mood Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders


  • Bisexual

Client Focus

Ethnicity: African-American and Hispanic and Latino


  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)


  • Bisexual Clients
  • Gay Clients
  • HIV / AIDS Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Transgender Clients

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • EMDR
  • Experiential
  • Family / Marital
  • Holistic
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Play Therapy
  • Trauma Focused


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group


  • Video Counseling
Last Modified: 13 Nov 2016
Achieving Joy, LCSW-C, LICSW, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Washington

Achieving Joy

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, LICSW