Counselor, MA, LCPC, LCPAT, ATR-BC Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
Are you a professional in the DC metro area, thriving in some areas of your life, but feeling "stuck" or "in the dark" in others? Are you grappling with a recent loss, a major decision or life transition, trauma, grief/loss, or symptoms related to anxiety or depression? Do you want more for your life, your career, your relationships? Sometimes the things that happen to us can lead to negative beliefs about our selves/our world-- which seem to get in the way of living the lives we've always wanted. I can help you untangle these beliefs.
Adults
(240) 573-7656
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Adults
Are you a professional in the DC metro area, thriving in some areas of your life, but feeling "stuck" or "in the dark" in others? Are you grappling with a recent loss, a major decision or life transition, trauma, grief/loss, or symptoms related to anxiety or depression? Do you want more for your life, your career, your relationships? Sometimes the things that happen to us can lead to negative beliefs about our selves/our world-- which seem to get in the way of living the lives we've always wanted. I can help you untangle these beliefs.
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Counselor, LCPC, MS, MEd, NCC Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I am passionate about helping individuals and couples experience deeper connection, wholeness, and joy in their relationship. I speak French and Spanish fluently and appreciate the richness and challenges of multiculturalism in relationships. I have experience working with adults struggling with depression, anxiety, anger, self-esteem, and other interpersonal issues. My husband and I lead one-day workshops for premarital and pre-commitment couples and 2-day Imago workshops for couples at any stage in their relationship.
Adults
(202) 335-6314 x712
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Adults
I am passionate about helping individuals and couples experience deeper connection, wholeness, and joy in their relationship. I speak French and Spanish fluently and appreciate the richness and challenges of multiculturalism in relationships. I have experience working with adults struggling with depression, anxiety, anger, self-esteem, and other interpersonal issues. My husband and I lead one-day workshops for premarital and pre-commitment couples and 2-day Imago workshops for couples at any stage in their relationship.
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Counselor, LCPC, MA, iaedp Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
*****Very limited availability for new clients; wait list spots available***** I aim to cultivate an atmosphere in therapy that is real and honest - where my clients feel the freedom to cut the crap, not worry about saying the "right" thing, and speak candidly about their thoughts, feelings, and experiences, without fear of judgment. The things that we hash through in counseling can be messy, and I deeply appreciate the vulnerability this process requires. I find that a therapeutic relationship like this - one that's safe, comfortable, authentic, and honest - is where so much growth happens.
Adults
(410) 469-7119
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Adults
*****Very limited availability for new clients; wait list spots available***** I aim to cultivate an atmosphere in therapy that is real and honest - where my clients feel the freedom to cut the crap, not worry about saying the "right" thing, and speak candidly about their thoughts, feelings, and experiences, without fear of judgment. The things that we hash through in counseling can be messy, and I deeply appreciate the vulnerability this process requires. I find that a therapeutic relationship like this - one that's safe, comfortable, authentic, and honest - is where so much growth happens.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC, CRC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20813
The Bowen Center for the Study of the Family Clinic is a non-profit organization that has been offering the community affordable psychotherapy to individuals and families for over 35 years. Our experienced clinicians help the client devote his or her best thinking and energy to working on self in the broader context of important relationships.
Adults
(202) 601-3485
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20813
Adults
The Bowen Center for the Study of the Family Clinic is a non-profit organization that has been offering the community affordable psychotherapy to individuals and families for over 35 years. Our experienced clinicians help the client devote his or her best thinking and energy to working on self in the broader context of important relationships.
Photo of Sumi Holman, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20825
Teens and young adults are faced with more stress than ever in our fast paced world, let me provide a safe and relaxing space for you so that you may process, reflect, problem solve, and self discover. We can talk about anything you'd like, from school stress, friends issues or family concerns. If you're an adult you may be looking for support around big life transitions like a serious relationship, college, graduate school, new jobs, moving, or revisiting past issues that now seem to be popping up again. I also work closely with new and expecting and hopeful mothers struggling with issues of anxiety or depression.
Adults
(301) 786-3439
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20825
Adults
Teens and young adults are faced with more stress than ever in our fast paced world, let me provide a safe and relaxing space for you so that you may process, reflect, problem solve, and self discover. We can talk about anything you'd like, from school stress, friends issues or family concerns. If you're an adult you may be looking for support around big life transitions like a serious relationship, college, graduate school, new jobs, moving, or revisiting past issues that now seem to be popping up again. I also work closely with new and expecting and hopeful mothers struggling with issues of anxiety or depression.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Hello. If you are considering psychotherapy, a good "fit" with your psychologist is essential. I have been a practicing clinical psychologist for over forty years. During that time, I have also been a psychology professor at Montgomery College. My theoretical orientation is a pragmatic blend of cognitive, humanistic, psychodynamic and behavioral, but I am also a firm believer in the value of positive psychology. I try not to diagnose people, but rather work with the entire individual, especially with their strengths. I am not the "silent, blank-screen" kind of therapist.
Adults
(240) 685-9559
Verified

Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Adults
Hello. If you are considering psychotherapy, a good "fit" with your psychologist is essential. I have been a practicing clinical psychologist for over forty years. During that time, I have also been a psychology professor at Montgomery College. My theoretical orientation is a pragmatic blend of cognitive, humanistic, psychodynamic and behavioral, but I am also a firm believer in the value of positive psychology. I try not to diagnose people, but rather work with the entire individual, especially with their strengths. I am not the "silent, blank-screen" kind of therapist.
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Self esteem issues, body image problems, self worth are all originating from early problems that were never addressed. By going to the core of the problem, we can fix the problem that keeps on weighing on the individual and help them find a solution. Digging deep is somewhat needed to understand where it all came from and find a treatment plan to allow the person to let go of the negative and focus on the positive. It is crucial to keep an open communication module between client and therapist so we can both find the best alternative plan that will fit the client needs. I cover all groups, all ethnicity, all races in all my groups.
Adults
(301) 685-5999
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Adults
Self esteem issues, body image problems, self worth are all originating from early problems that were never addressed. By going to the core of the problem, we can fix the problem that keeps on weighing on the individual and help them find a solution. Digging deep is somewhat needed to understand where it all came from and find a treatment plan to allow the person to let go of the negative and focus on the positive. It is crucial to keep an open communication module between client and therapist so we can both find the best alternative plan that will fit the client needs. I cover all groups, all ethnicity, all races in all my groups.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LGSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20810
*I am temporarily not accepting new clients* Post-traumatic growth, a term meaning that, not only was a person resilient in their ability to heal from an adversity, but that they were actually able to benefit from an adverse event by growing their psychological capacity to empathize, reframe and thrive after trauma. As a trauma specialist, I aim to focus on the beauty that can come after ugly things happen. It is my hope in the therapy room to encourage healing through curiosity about the self, expressive approaches to therapy and being an empathetic listener.
Adults
(202) 890-1175
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20810
Adults
*I am temporarily not accepting new clients* Post-traumatic growth, a term meaning that, not only was a person resilient in their ability to heal from an adversity, but that they were actually able to benefit from an adverse event by growing their psychological capacity to empathize, reframe and thrive after trauma. As a trauma specialist, I aim to focus on the beauty that can come after ugly things happen. It is my hope in the therapy room to encourage healing through curiosity about the self, expressive approaches to therapy and being an empathetic listener.
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Psychologist, PsyD, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20810
Do you suffer from physical symptoms such as chronic pain, migraine, irritable bowel syndrome (e.g., nausea, diarrhea), fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, weakness, or dizziness? Have medical tests and treatments failed to explain or treat your symptoms? You may have Medically Unexplained Physical Symptoms, which can be caused or worsened by emotional factors, and can be treated with therapy. At IEH-DC, we are experts in treating the emotional factors that can be at the root of these physical symptoms. Our diagnostic evaluation can help you and your medical team to diagnose whether and how emotional processes are impacting your physical health.
Adults
(610) 991-7082
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20810
Adults
Do you suffer from physical symptoms such as chronic pain, migraine, irritable bowel syndrome (e.g., nausea, diarrhea), fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, weakness, or dizziness? Have medical tests and treatments failed to explain or treat your symptoms? You may have Medically Unexplained Physical Symptoms, which can be caused or worsened by emotional factors, and can be treated with therapy. At IEH-DC, we are experts in treating the emotional factors that can be at the root of these physical symptoms. Our diagnostic evaluation can help you and your medical team to diagnose whether and how emotional processes are impacting your physical health.
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Counselor, EdD, MEd, LCPC, NCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20815
Life happens! At some point in our lives we are faced with challenges that effect us personally or professionally. Sometimes we have people we can talk to about these minor set backs. Other times, we wish there was someone we could talk to, honestly, about the most troubling aspects of our lives without fear of being judged. Having a supportive person in our lives who is objective makes a difference in getting through these "bumps in the road". This is, ideally, what a counselor or therapist is for.
Adults
(301) 531-4925
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20815
Adults
Life happens! At some point in our lives we are faced with challenges that effect us personally or professionally. Sometimes we have people we can talk to about these minor set backs. Other times, we wish there was someone we could talk to, honestly, about the most troubling aspects of our lives without fear of being judged. Having a supportive person in our lives who is objective makes a difference in getting through these "bumps in the road". This is, ideally, what a counselor or therapist is for.
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Psychologist, PhD, FIPA Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I believe individuals come to talk to a therapist when in emotional pain-- sadness, fear, loneliness, depression, traumas, and uncertainties. I want to help people express their deep concerns and learn what emotional conflicts and transitions are causing discomforts. Understanding inner experience is very helpful with a psychoanalytic therapist who creates with you a trusting place for speaking. Knowing oneself deeply can bring about transformations in the way you feel, have a relationship, and are able to work and create. I look forward to speaking with you and listening to what you need to talk about.
Adults
(301) 861-4938
Verified
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Adults
I believe individuals come to talk to a therapist when in emotional pain-- sadness, fear, loneliness, depression, traumas, and uncertainties. I want to help people express their deep concerns and learn what emotional conflicts and transitions are causing discomforts. Understanding inner experience is very helpful with a psychoanalytic therapist who creates with you a trusting place for speaking. Knowing oneself deeply can bring about transformations in the way you feel, have a relationship, and are able to work and create. I look forward to speaking with you and listening to what you need to talk about.
Photo of Sabine Cornelius, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LICSW, LCSW-C, LCSW Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20817
I believe in clients' innate ability to heal and grow, and in helping them to tap into their inner wisdom and resources. I have worked creatively, effectively and empathically with couples and individuals struggling with relationship difficulties, painful childhood and life experiences, personal and work stress, anxiety and depression, and social isolation. I have helped clients with complex needs in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatry, LGBT-friendly mental health services, university student counseling, and family services. I feel passionate about my work and view therapy as a collaborative, interactive process.
Adults
(202) 601-3591
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Bethesda, MD 20817
Adults
I believe in clients' innate ability to heal and grow, and in helping them to tap into their inner wisdom and resources. I have worked creatively, effectively and empathically with couples and individuals struggling with relationship difficulties, painful childhood and life experiences, personal and work stress, anxiety and depression, and social isolation. I have helped clients with complex needs in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatry, LGBT-friendly mental health services, university student counseling, and family services. I feel passionate about my work and view therapy as a collaborative, interactive process.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20815
Throughout my training I pursued clinical experiences that provided me with a solid foundation in understanding, assessing and treating individuals and families. I have worked with infants, children, adolescents and young adults with diverse challenges. I collaborate with families in a non-judgmental, open and compassionate manner. I draw upon my knowledge of evidence based practices that have scientific support for their effectiveness to provide treatment that is well matched to an individual's or family's strengths.
Adults
(202) 618-5438
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20815
Adults
Throughout my training I pursued clinical experiences that provided me with a solid foundation in understanding, assessing and treating individuals and families. I have worked with infants, children, adolescents and young adults with diverse challenges. I collaborate with families in a non-judgmental, open and compassionate manner. I draw upon my knowledge of evidence based practices that have scientific support for their effectiveness to provide treatment that is well matched to an individual's or family's strengths.
Photo of Daniel Turetsky, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I have been helping individuals and couples work through difficult issues in order to have a more fulfilling life for over fifteen years. Having been trained to work with people across the lifespan has enabled me to integrate an understanding of the origins, development and resolution of behavior and relationship patterns which are presently holding the client back from important accomplishments or feelings of well-being in their lives, even though these patterns may very well have historically originated out of a functional need.
Adults
(301) 852-6236
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Adults
I have been helping individuals and couples work through difficult issues in order to have a more fulfilling life for over fifteen years. Having been trained to work with people across the lifespan has enabled me to integrate an understanding of the origins, development and resolution of behavior and relationship patterns which are presently holding the client back from important accomplishments or feelings of well-being in their lives, even though these patterns may very well have historically originated out of a functional need.
Photo of Shawn Macdonald, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I work with clients to create a safe and affirming relationship so that there is room for healing and growth. My work with each client is unique, however central to my work is respect for your issues, concerns, and the challenges you face in your life. I see therapy as a partnership where we work together to create the changes that you are seeking in your life. I am comforatable working with a wide variety of issues from career and work life to recovering from childhood trauma and abuse.
Adults
(301) 358-6421
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Adults
I work with clients to create a safe and affirming relationship so that there is room for healing and growth. My work with each client is unique, however central to my work is respect for your issues, concerns, and the challenges you face in your life. I see therapy as a partnership where we work together to create the changes that you are seeking in your life. I am comforatable working with a wide variety of issues from career and work life to recovering from childhood trauma and abuse.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LCSW-C, LPC Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I am an experienced therapist who looks forward to working with couples and individuals who are curious about themselves and willing to risk a manageable amount of anxiety in order to maximize growth potential. I view my personal experiences combined with professional knowledge in a way that facilitates the opening of doors to those who are willing to explore what lies ahead. Areas of life transitions, relationship issues, depression, anxiety and coping skills are worked with on a strength based model.
Adults
(301) 656-7445
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Adults
I am an experienced therapist who looks forward to working with couples and individuals who are curious about themselves and willing to risk a manageable amount of anxiety in order to maximize growth potential. I view my personal experiences combined with professional knowledge in a way that facilitates the opening of doors to those who are willing to explore what lies ahead. Areas of life transitions, relationship issues, depression, anxiety and coping skills are worked with on a strength based model.
Photo of Marjorie Kreppel, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, NCC, MA Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
My passion is to improve the lives of my clients, offering them new insight, enabling them to see things from different perspectives, and empowering them to make new choices. I work with each client as a whole individual, utilizing an active and collaborative approach. I tailor evidenced-based strategies to best meet the need of each client that I serve. My client base includes individuals, couples, groups, and families. I provide treatment and counseling for anxiety, depression, grief, emotional regulation issues, self-esteem, relationship concerns, and parenting.
Adults
(301) 637-3170
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Adults
My passion is to improve the lives of my clients, offering them new insight, enabling them to see things from different perspectives, and empowering them to make new choices. I work with each client as a whole individual, utilizing an active and collaborative approach. I tailor evidenced-based strategies to best meet the need of each client that I serve. My client base includes individuals, couples, groups, and families. I provide treatment and counseling for anxiety, depression, grief, emotional regulation issues, self-esteem, relationship concerns, and parenting.
Photo of Alicia Abell, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20813
It can be very helpful to talk to a supportive, experienced professional when facing challenges in your life. My goals as a therapist are to help you understand the source of your struggles, decide what to do with your newfound awareness, and feel better in your day-to-day life.
Adults
(301) 842-8738
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20813
Adults
It can be very helpful to talk to a supportive, experienced professional when facing challenges in your life. My goals as a therapist are to help you understand the source of your struggles, decide what to do with your newfound awareness, and feel better in your day-to-day life.
Photo of Live.Balanced.Life.LLC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, MSc, LCPC, LPC, DBT-C Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20810
What do you hope to gain from seeking therapy? Do you want quality service where you work together with an experienced clinician on a plan to help you reduce your mental health symptoms and live your best life ever-not just someone asking you each week "how are you doing today?"... or someone who wants you to "find your own way..." Maybe you are someone who values your privacy to the point where you do not want your employer/HR dept/insurance to know you are getting services? Whether you are in one or the other, or both categories, I am the clinician for you. I am experienced, outcome driven, value your privacy and nonjudgmental.
Adults
(410) 883-7935
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20810
Adults
What do you hope to gain from seeking therapy? Do you want quality service where you work together with an experienced clinician on a plan to help you reduce your mental health symptoms and live your best life ever-not just someone asking you each week "how are you doing today?"... or someone who wants you to "find your own way..." Maybe you are someone who values your privacy to the point where you do not want your employer/HR dept/insurance to know you are getting services? Whether you are in one or the other, or both categories, I am the clinician for you. I am experienced, outcome driven, value your privacy and nonjudgmental.
CTRS, CPRP, CLP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
House Calls is a comprehensive service for family or loved one faced with chronic or situational life circumstances. House Calls has a team of specialists some licensed and some certified in disciplines such as counseling, medical case management, on line recreation therapy addressing isolation, addiction monitoring, vocational and/or educational coaching; help find subsidies, advocacy to transition special needs individuals or seniors; referrals and resources for people with chronic mental illness; phobias; school anxiety; navigating the mental health/medical maze and we help lawyers entrusted with guardianship for an individual?
Adults
(240) 503-5062
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Adults
House Calls is a comprehensive service for family or loved one faced with chronic or situational life circumstances. House Calls has a team of specialists some licensed and some certified in disciplines such as counseling, medical case management, on line recreation therapy addressing isolation, addiction monitoring, vocational and/or educational coaching; help find subsidies, advocacy to transition special needs individuals or seniors; referrals and resources for people with chronic mental illness; phobias; school anxiety; navigating the mental health/medical maze and we help lawyers entrusted with guardianship for an individual?

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Adults Therapists
The Bethesda adult therapists listed here have identified their focus on adult therapy in Bethesda, adult counseling, help for Bethesda adults in therapy, or Bethesda adult counseling. An adult therapist in Bethesda and adult psychologists mostly work with adults, handle a broad range of issues especially as they relate to adult relationships, and adult child relationships.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Bethesda are able to work with a wide range of issues. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Bethesda

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in Bethesda you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in Bethesda and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in Bethesda or family therapy in Bethesda.