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"I provide support and guidance to children, adolescents, and families in order to help them learn healthier ways of thinking, feeling, and behaving. We live in a complex and stressful world and are not always equipped with practical strategies to handle the challenges of everyday life or its more unusual challenges. My goal is to help individuals and families develop more satisfying lives. I treat clients with a broad range of psychological concerns. I use a practical and comprehensive approach, addressing each individual's issues within the context of the family, school, and community."
Children (6 to 10)
(301) 365-4576
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Children (6 to 10)
"I provide support and guidance to children, adolescents, and families in order to help them learn healthier ways of thinking, feeling, and behaving. We live in a complex and stressful world and are not always equipped with practical strategies to handle the challenges of everyday life or its more unusual challenges. My goal is to help individuals and families develop more satisfying lives. I treat clients with a broad range of psychological concerns. I use a practical and comprehensive approach, addressing each individual's issues within the context of the family, school, and community."
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"Is your child or adolescent struggling with school? Does he or she need help with time management, organizational, and study skills? Is your child disorganized and having trouble completing homework? Do you feel that you need assistance in being a more effective parent? Is your child or adolescent often sad, withdrawn, or irritable? Are they struggling socially? If so, I am able to assist by providing therapy, ADHD/executive functioning coaching, and/or assessment services in order to determine what is causing the difficulty and work to treat it so that you/your loved one can thrive academically and socially."
Children (6 to 10)
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Children (6 to 10)
"Is your child or adolescent struggling with school? Does he or she need help with time management, organizational, and study skills? Is your child disorganized and having trouble completing homework? Do you feel that you need assistance in being a more effective parent? Is your child or adolescent often sad, withdrawn, or irritable? Are they struggling socially? If so, I am able to assist by providing therapy, ADHD/executive functioning coaching, and/or assessment services in order to determine what is causing the difficulty and work to treat it so that you/your loved one can thrive academically and socially."
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"I received my MA in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University of DC, formerly American School of Professional Psychology. My background before studying Psychology was as a pediatric nurse and later a family childcare provider in Germany. These 15 years of this practical experience, enriched my expertise in the field of individual therapy and counseling especially when it comes to children. Nevertheless, my education and professional experience over 7 years leading up to Licensure prepared me for providing therapeutic services to individuals of all ages. A sound clinical knowledge-base ensures proper diagnosis and treatment based on current research and methods."
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Children (6 to 10)
"I received my MA in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University of DC, formerly American School of Professional Psychology. My background before studying Psychology was as a pediatric nurse and later a family childcare provider in Germany. These 15 years of this practical experience, enriched my expertise in the field of individual therapy and counseling especially when it comes to children. Nevertheless, my education and professional experience over 7 years leading up to Licensure prepared me for providing therapeutic services to individuals of all ages. A sound clinical knowledge-base ensures proper diagnosis and treatment based on current research and methods."
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"The root word of curious is CURE..... Are you curious about the internal landscape of your own life? Do you suffer from depression, anxiety, relationship issues or chronic medical problems? By promoting growth and self-understanding, I can help you improve the quality of your life through individual, couples and group psychotherapy as well as self-help training. As a registered nurse, I have an understanding of the human body and physical illness and I am dedicated to helping you move into a healing energy - motivating you to grow, move forward, and gain control of your life."
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"The root word of curious is CURE..... Are you curious about the internal landscape of your own life? Do you suffer from depression, anxiety, relationship issues or chronic medical problems? By promoting growth and self-understanding, I can help you improve the quality of your life through individual, couples and group psychotherapy as well as self-help training. As a registered nurse, I have an understanding of the human body and physical illness and I am dedicated to helping you move into a healing energy - motivating you to grow, move forward, and gain control of your life."
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"Change can be unpredictable and sometimes stressful to the point that it may disturb a family, trigger anxiety or depression, generate relationship problems in adults and behavioral problems in adolescents and children. Having lived in different countries myself, I can understand how difficult it is to adapt to new life situations."
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"Change can be unpredictable and sometimes stressful to the point that it may disturb a family, trigger anxiety or depression, generate relationship problems in adults and behavioral problems in adolescents and children. Having lived in different countries myself, I can understand how difficult it is to adapt to new life situations."
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"DEALING WITH STRESS AND ANXIETY BROUGHT ON BY COVID-19? Feeling stuck, hopeless and stressed out? Are you finding yourself feeling overwhelmed with fear and self-judgement? Are you having relationship issues? My main goal in therapy is to help you to heal as quickly as possible so you can resume your healthy & fulfilling life. I am warm, compassionate, caring, genuine, and understanding... yet direct and helpful. I will guide you through the process of healing, working closely with you during every step of your treatment. As long as you are willing to change, we can work together to achieve the best possible results."
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(240) 348-6684
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Children (6 to 10)
"DEALING WITH STRESS AND ANXIETY BROUGHT ON BY COVID-19? Feeling stuck, hopeless and stressed out? Are you finding yourself feeling overwhelmed with fear and self-judgement? Are you having relationship issues? My main goal in therapy is to help you to heal as quickly as possible so you can resume your healthy & fulfilling life. I am warm, compassionate, caring, genuine, and understanding... yet direct and helpful. I will guide you through the process of healing, working closely with you during every step of your treatment. As long as you are willing to change, we can work together to achieve the best possible results."
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"Effective social skills therapy groups can help overcome past experiences of social frustration and initiate an optimistic identity as a socially valuable person. I am a well-known leader of these groups with widespread experience in school, hospital and clinic settings. I model a child- centered, strengths-based approach which creates the trust necessary for practicing desirable behaviors and correcting mistakes. The focus is on helping youth gain the confidence, knowledge and skills to make and keep friends. Priorities include two-way conversation, taking turns, reading social cues, handling teasing, giving compliments, showing empathy, managing emotions, and positive self-talk."
Children (6 to 10)
(301) 485-5269
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Children (6 to 10)
"Effective social skills therapy groups can help overcome past experiences of social frustration and initiate an optimistic identity as a socially valuable person. I am a well-known leader of these groups with widespread experience in school, hospital and clinic settings. I model a child- centered, strengths-based approach which creates the trust necessary for practicing desirable behaviors and correcting mistakes. The focus is on helping youth gain the confidence, knowledge and skills to make and keep friends. Priorities include two-way conversation, taking turns, reading social cues, handling teasing, giving compliments, showing empathy, managing emotions, and positive self-talk."
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"I believe that everyone has the ability to grow, heal, and live up to their potential. My role as a therapist is to help you find meaning in your life and access your own inner creativity and strengths. If you are struggling with feelings of sadness, anxiety, or are having difficulty navigating daily stresses and relationships, I can help. I provide a warm, non-judgmental, and safe environment to address issues that are interfering with ones ability to function optimally as well as teach skills that reduce stress and build self-esteem."
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(301) 355-2256
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Children (6 to 10)
"I believe that everyone has the ability to grow, heal, and live up to their potential. My role as a therapist is to help you find meaning in your life and access your own inner creativity and strengths. If you are struggling with feelings of sadness, anxiety, or are having difficulty navigating daily stresses and relationships, I can help. I provide a warm, non-judgmental, and safe environment to address issues that are interfering with ones ability to function optimally as well as teach skills that reduce stress and build self-esteem."
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"I specialize in working with individuals, couples, and families who may need guidance in addressing and resolving their relational difficulties with their partners, children, and parents, in addition to dealing with family changes and transitions. Furthermore, I help clients overcome and manage their symptoms of anxiety, depression, trauma, ADHD, and grief. As a Prepare and Enrich facilitator, I also help couples prepare for their marital relationship."
Children (6 to 10)
(240) 453-4517
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Children (6 to 10)
"I specialize in working with individuals, couples, and families who may need guidance in addressing and resolving their relational difficulties with their partners, children, and parents, in addition to dealing with family changes and transitions. Furthermore, I help clients overcome and manage their symptoms of anxiety, depression, trauma, ADHD, and grief. As a Prepare and Enrich facilitator, I also help couples prepare for their marital relationship."
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C
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"Deciding to see a therapist can be a difficult decision, whether it is for yourself, or your teen/child. In my practice, I use a supportive, non-judgmental, cognitive behavioral approach. My work will be practical and oriented towards results. It will ultimately increase your self-confidence. I have had great success working with people of all ages on their various fears using CBT."
Children (6 to 10)
(301) 417-5317
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Children (6 to 10)
"Deciding to see a therapist can be a difficult decision, whether it is for yourself, or your teen/child. In my practice, I use a supportive, non-judgmental, cognitive behavioral approach. My work will be practical and oriented towards results. It will ultimately increase your self-confidence. I have had great success working with people of all ages on their various fears using CBT."
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"Hello! I am a Maryland Licensed Psychologist with a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and Community-Social Psychology. I have extensive experience working with children and adolescents (ages 18 months - 19 years), presenting with a wide range of developmental, behavioral, social, and emotional challenges, as well as their caregivers and schools. I received extensive training and have worked in a variety of community- based, school-based, outpatient clinic, group practice, and private practice settings, including the renowned Kennedy Krieger Institute of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine."
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(301) 760-2200
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Children (6 to 10)
"Hello! I am a Maryland Licensed Psychologist with a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and Community-Social Psychology. I have extensive experience working with children and adolescents (ages 18 months - 19 years), presenting with a wide range of developmental, behavioral, social, and emotional challenges, as well as their caregivers and schools. I received extensive training and have worked in a variety of community- based, school-based, outpatient clinic, group practice, and private practice settings, including the renowned Kennedy Krieger Institute of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine."
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"I offer a strength base therapy approach focused on the possibilities for change. I help children, teens, adults and families get unstuck from unproductive patters of relation and practice more productive ways of communication. Being from Venezuela, and raising my own multicultural family, I am passionate by the challenges of meshing cultures to raise emphatic, tolerant and successful children and adolescents. I believe building and maintaining a successful family system requires the art of juggling. I help parents use their own resources to balance their many roles and coach kids and teens through their diverse relationships."
Children (6 to 10)
(202) 793-7867
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Children (6 to 10)
"I offer a strength base therapy approach focused on the possibilities for change. I help children, teens, adults and families get unstuck from unproductive patters of relation and practice more productive ways of communication. Being from Venezuela, and raising my own multicultural family, I am passionate by the challenges of meshing cultures to raise emphatic, tolerant and successful children and adolescents. I believe building and maintaining a successful family system requires the art of juggling. I help parents use their own resources to balance their many roles and coach kids and teens through their diverse relationships."
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"I always seek to bring a passionate engagement to my counseling work with individuals, couples and families. I specialize in helping people with relationship issues and am devoted to helping people develop deeply satisfying and fulfilling intimate and family relationships. I am especially committed to helping couples preserve their primary intimate relationship in the face of challenging life circumstances and relationship issues. I have helped couples in crisis come back from the brink of divorce, I have helped couples recover from the trauma of infidelity, and I have helped couples navigate the process of grief over a lost family member."
Children (6 to 10)
(301) 830-4131
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Children (6 to 10)
"I always seek to bring a passionate engagement to my counseling work with individuals, couples and families. I specialize in helping people with relationship issues and am devoted to helping people develop deeply satisfying and fulfilling intimate and family relationships. I am especially committed to helping couples preserve their primary intimate relationship in the face of challenging life circumstances and relationship issues. I have helped couples in crisis come back from the brink of divorce, I have helped couples recover from the trauma of infidelity, and I have helped couples navigate the process of grief over a lost family member."
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"Welcome! I'd ask how you are but if everything was great, you would not be browsing this site! I enjoy children/young teens and their parents and work especially well with children experiencing school and home anxieties and behaviors. My 23 years of experience in a school setting have developed my skills with children struggling with social communication disorders correlated with moderate and high functioning autism/developmental disorders.Collaboration with parents around effective limit setting and improved family functioning is also an area of professional strength."
Children (6 to 10)
(240) 252-3440
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Children (6 to 10)
"Welcome! I'd ask how you are but if everything was great, you would not be browsing this site! I enjoy children/young teens and their parents and work especially well with children experiencing school and home anxieties and behaviors. My 23 years of experience in a school setting have developed my skills with children struggling with social communication disorders correlated with moderate and high functioning autism/developmental disorders.Collaboration with parents around effective limit setting and improved family functioning is also an area of professional strength."
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"My individual clients include those dealing with mental health challenges; making decisions about career or relationships; or pursuing more fulfilling approaches to life. I work with couples of all ages, stages, and compositions, addressing communication, infidelity, loss of passion, infertility, parenting, strengthening relationships, and deciding. I work with couples struggling to decide if and how to continue to work on deeply troubled relationships and solidifying commitment. I see families dealing with communication issues, creating appropriate boundaries, and working through separation, divorce, and blended family issues ."
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(301) 234-6398
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Children (6 to 10)
"My individual clients include those dealing with mental health challenges; making decisions about career or relationships; or pursuing more fulfilling approaches to life. I work with couples of all ages, stages, and compositions, addressing communication, infidelity, loss of passion, infertility, parenting, strengthening relationships, and deciding. I work with couples struggling to decide if and how to continue to work on deeply troubled relationships and solidifying commitment. I see families dealing with communication issues, creating appropriate boundaries, and working through separation, divorce, and blended family issues ."
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"I was drawn to counseling naturally after twenty years on an administrative team at a local private school. I had the fortunate opportunity to work with children, families and educators from a broad spectrum of backgrounds and to experience psychotherapy from multiple perspectives. I have experience working in both clinical and in-home settings, in schools from preschool through high school, and with the child’s team of educators, child specialists and other supportive adults. "
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(301) 383-8346
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Children (6 to 10)
"I was drawn to counseling naturally after twenty years on an administrative team at a local private school. I had the fortunate opportunity to work with children, families and educators from a broad spectrum of backgrounds and to experience psychotherapy from multiple perspectives. I have experience working in both clinical and in-home settings, in schools from preschool through high school, and with the child’s team of educators, child specialists and other supportive adults. "
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"Dr. Shira Benhorin is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in working with preschoolers/children, adolescents, and families with a wide range of behavioral, emotional, and social concerns, including behavioral challenges, anxiety, depression, ADHD, school challenges, social difficulties, and parent-child challenges. I offer individual and family therapy, and work closely with parents to enhance parenting and behavior management skills. I also specialize in working with children with Feeding Disorders (extreme food selectivity, limited oral intake), and LGBTQ youth and families. "
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(240) 453-4755
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Children (6 to 10)
"Dr. Shira Benhorin is a licensed clinical psychologist who specializes in working with preschoolers/children, adolescents, and families with a wide range of behavioral, emotional, and social concerns, including behavioral challenges, anxiety, depression, ADHD, school challenges, social difficulties, and parent-child challenges. I offer individual and family therapy, and work closely with parents to enhance parenting and behavior management skills. I also specialize in working with children with Feeding Disorders (extreme food selectivity, limited oral intake), and LGBTQ youth and families. "
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"Have you or your child recently experienced a trauma, suffered a loss or are having trouble overcoming past events? Do you worry that something just is not quite right with your child? Does your child struggle with anxiety or behavior problems and you don't know how to help them? I meet all children and families where they are. I try to put everyone at ease, answer all your questions and begin to instill hope that the problems will get better. Once you contact me I will provide a brief 15 minute phone consultation with you, free of charge to best understand your concerns and determine how the services I provide can help."
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(240) 671-0021
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"Have you or your child recently experienced a trauma, suffered a loss or are having trouble overcoming past events? Do you worry that something just is not quite right with your child? Does your child struggle with anxiety or behavior problems and you don't know how to help them? I meet all children and families where they are. I try to put everyone at ease, answer all your questions and begin to instill hope that the problems will get better. Once you contact me I will provide a brief 15 minute phone consultation with you, free of charge to best understand your concerns and determine how the services I provide can help."
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"Are you having difficulty connecting with your loved one? Are you experiencing a recent major life change? Are you having trouble sleeping or concentrating because of an unresolved family conflict or other stressor? Do you feel like there's no room in your schedule to relax because you are always taking care of others or working on a never-ending "to-do list"? ​ Whether you have experienced a sudden unexpected event or you are going through a new change in your life, we can help! We specialize in working with individuals, couples and families who are going through a challenging time in their life or are trying to make sense of neg"
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"Are you having difficulty connecting with your loved one? Are you experiencing a recent major life change? Are you having trouble sleeping or concentrating because of an unresolved family conflict or other stressor? Do you feel like there's no room in your schedule to relax because you are always taking care of others or working on a never-ending "to-do list"? ​ Whether you have experienced a sudden unexpected event or you are going through a new change in your life, we can help! We specialize in working with individuals, couples and families who are going through a challenging time in their life or are trying to make sense of neg"
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"I provide therapy and psychological evaluations for children, teens, and families. I have a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology and have professional experience working in various settings, including schools, community mental health clinics, outpatient mental health clinics, hospitals (including Kennedy Krieger), university counseling centers, and private practice. Before pursuing my doctoral degree, I graduated from Churchill High School in Potomac, MD; therefore, I am familiar with the academic and social pressures experienced by young people in Montgomery County and surrounding areas."
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(240) 528-4770
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"I provide therapy and psychological evaluations for children, teens, and families. I have a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology and have professional experience working in various settings, including schools, community mental health clinics, outpatient mental health clinics, hospitals (including Kennedy Krieger), university counseling centers, and private practice. Before pursuing my doctoral degree, I graduated from Churchill High School in Potomac, MD; therefore, I am familiar with the academic and social pressures experienced by young people in Montgomery County and surrounding areas."

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Children (6 to 10) Therapists
If you're looking for help with children or for a Potomac child therapist these professionals provide help with child development, child learning and child education. They include child therapists in Potomac, child psychologists, child psychotherapists and child counselors. They can help with child abuse, mother child issues, child neglect, child behavior and child discipline. Child counseling in Potomac may include help with child behavioral issues, child family relationships and child sleep.

We often colloquially refer to our children as 'kids', and so may seek a Potomac therapist for kids' learning issues or help with a kid's education. Such child therapists can help with kid abuse, mother kid issues, kid neglect, kid behavior and kid discipline. Kid counseling in Potomac may include help with kids' behavioral issues, kid family relationships and kids' sleep.

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

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