Best Life Behavioral Health

PhD

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Best Life Behavioral Health

PhD

Verified by Psychology Today

Location

Rockville, MD 20852
Call Samantha Whiten
(301) 900-5808
Offers online therapy

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Announcement icon We are a full telehealth practice and we can see clients in CO, DC, FL, MD, PA, and VA. Teletherapy is easy and convenient- try it!

About

Has therapy been a waste of time before? At Best Life, we take a proactive approach to help you start living the life that you deserve! We address a range of common issues. Vicktoria Molokin LCPC works with life transitions and anxiety. Maliha Malik LMFT works with mood issues, intimacy and communication. Meredith Futernick, LPC works with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder and more. Kat Defilippi LPC works with addiction, divorce, and career issues. Danielle Goldberg LCSW-C works with anxiety, trauma, depression, infertility, and parenting. Jess Kwerel LPC works with loss, Highly Sensitive People, and families.
We don't believe therapists should just sit there and listen. We are warm and empathic but not just sounding boards! Therapy requires an engaged and proactive approach. All Best Life therapists give you something to think about or try in between sessions. Your time and money are valuable and we are focused on creating meaningful and lasting change!
All our therapists are trained in many theoretical approaches that they can use flexibly to address your unique situation. Therapy is hard but teletherapy and the right clinician can make it easier. We work best with motivated, verbal clients who are committed to working on themselves. Licensed in CO, CT, DC, FL, MD, NJ, PA, VA!
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Finances

  • Cost per Session: $200 - $225
Pay By: American Express, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 13 Years
  • License: Maryland / 04779
  • School: University of Maryland
  • Year Graduated: 2009
Dr. Samantha Rodman Whiten has been in practice since 2009. Other providers have been in practice anywhere from 10-20 years.

Best Life Behavioral Health's Groups

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Skills

Do you struggle with mood regulation, calming down, and tolerating sad or difficult situations? This ONLINE DBT group is targeted towards adults (25+) and is capped at 10 members. Meredith Futernick, LPC will teach you the 4 primary DBT skills: Mindfulness, the practice of being fully aware and present;? Distress Tolerance, how to tolerate painful emotions;? Interpersonal Effectiveness: how to ask for your needs to be met while maintaining close connections with others?; and Emotion Regulation, how to change emotions when you want to. Helpful homework will be assigned!

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Grief and Loss

Jess Kwerel, LPC leads this 5 week telehealth support and education group about grief and loss. She uses an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) framework. Adults who have experienced loss and want to process and work through it are encouraged to attend. Jess is a warm and experienced group leader and can help you move forward, no matter how recent or far back your loss was. Group is for residents of DC and CO.

More about this group

Location

Rockville, MD 20852
Call Samantha Whiten
(301) 900-5808
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Self Esteem
  • Sex Therapy
  • Relationship Issues
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Adult Children of Dysfunctional Families,
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Highly Sensitive People, high achievers
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality (NPD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

I also speak: Russian
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
  • Preteen
  • Children (6 to 10)
Communities
  • Gay Allied
  • Immuno-disorders
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Sex Worker Allied
  • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
  • Transgender Allied
  • Vegan Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Attachment-based
  • Brainspotting
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Existential
  • Exposure Response Prevention (ERP)
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Gottman Method
  • Humanistic
  • Integrative
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Interpersonal
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Reality Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
  • approaches to address your needs.
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Links

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Last Modified: 14 Aug 2022
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Best Life Behavioral Health

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