Dawn Gallagher

Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, CCTP

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Dawn Gallagher

Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, CCTP

She/Her/Hers

Verified by Psychology Today
1 Endorsed

Location

Washington Psychological Wellness
845-F Quince Orchard Boulevard
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
(301) 769-5878
Offers online therapy

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About

CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS. Dawn is a Licensed Professional Counselor & Certified Clinical Trauma Professional with over 30 years of helping experience. Dawn is a compassionate, caring, & empathic therapist with extensive experience working within inpatient & outpatient mental health settings. She utilizes an integrative & strength-based approach to therapy, incorporating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, & Solution-Focused Therapy. Dawn specializes in many areas including, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, trauma, PTSD, women’s issues, & stage of life concerns.
Dawn’s treatment philosophy is informed by her belief that every person is intrinsically strong & capable of living a fulfilling & authentic life. She aims to create a safe & supportive environment where individuals can open up & work through life issues, no matter how big or small.
Dawn likes to focus on what is suitable for her patients no matter what challenges they face or what labels others have given them. Through attentive care, she assists her clients in making sense of their life experiences & identifying their strengths. Whatever you are experiencing, Dawn will work with you to ensure collaborative, safe, & effective care.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $150 - $180
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • CareFirst
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • License: Virginia / 0701009912
  • Please note: License state differs from primary location state.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Board Certified Trauma Professional

Endorsements

Psychologist

Location

Washington Psychological Wellness
845-F Quince Orchard Boulevard
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
(301) 769-5878
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma and PTSD
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Use
  • Alzheimer's
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Illness
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders (DID)
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus

Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Body Positivity
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Single Mother
  • Transgender Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Attachment-based
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Cognitive Processing (CPT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Expressive Arts
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Feminist
  • Gestalt
  • Humanistic
  • Imago
  • Integrative
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Jungian
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychobiological Approach Couple Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Rational Emotive Behavior (REBT)
  • Reality Therapy
  • Relational
  • Schema Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Somatic
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Transpersonal
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Links

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Last Modified: 15 Nov 2021
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Dawn Gallagher

Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, CCTP