Therapists for Teens in Washington, DC

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CQC Health, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, LCSW-C, LCSW FL
Verified
Therapy/Counseling: Individual, Adolescent /Adult, Family, Group; In-person and Telehealth sessions across the country.
CQC Health, LLC is a small mental health company located in Washington, DC. We offer both in person and Telehealth sessions across the country. We have licensed Therapists in DC, FL, NV, MD, PA, and CA. CQC Health, LLC employs several highly qualified therapists who offer therapy to address a variety of life issues. Our therapists are compassionate and professional. We also offer Life Coaching on a diverse number of life situations. Our Life Coaches provide coaching on career, mindfulness, law of attraction, and adjustment to life changes. We also offer coaching on sports performance and coaching for artists and entertainers.
(202) 389-9608 
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Washington, DC 20006
Offers online therapy
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Meredith Gardner
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
I work with children, adolescents, adults, and families on a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, communication, divorce, grief, relationships and behavior management. I am primarily cognitive behavioral and take an active role in therapy, challenging clients to explore alternative ways to deal with their issues while creating a trusting and caring environment. I am the founder and clinical director of District Therapy Associates, a small psychotherapy practice with several therapists who focus on child, adolescent , adult, family, marriage, and group therapy.
(202) 609-8914 
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Washington, DC 20016
Offers online therapy
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Karen Garman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified
I have extensive experience working with children and adolescents, and provide services tailored to the child or adolescent ’s developmental level and needs.
I work with adults, adolescents and children to create a safe space in which to explore and understand struggles, develop healthy coping skills, and cultivate fulfilling relationships. I bring my understanding of development across the life span, listening skills, and a commitment to help each individual feel understood, supported, and challenged to move toward healing, growth, and the change they desire.
(202) 729-9092 
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Washington, DC 20015
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Sarah Bennett
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
I pursued advanced clinical training in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Stanford so that I could learn and implement the most current, effective treatments for anxiety and eating disorders.
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.
(202) 618-5438 
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Washington, DC 20016
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Zamantha Gobourne
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LICSW, LCSW-C
Verified
I am an integrative psychotherapist who is known for having a sincere, relaxed, and comfortable approach towards counseling. Serving a wide range of clients in a variety of treatment settings, I provide individual, family, and group counseling to both adolescent and adult populations. My practice focus includes a broad range of emotional, behavioral, and adjustment disorders such as: depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship and family conflict, and general phase of life changes.
(202) 858-0565 
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Washington, DC 20007
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
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Kim Harris Cobb
Licensed Professional Counselor, EdD
Verified
Some of my specific specialties are Trauma, PTSD, Depression; Bi-Polar D/O; Bullying, Addiction, and Adolescent / Parenting Issues.
My therapeutic viewpoint is that all clients can change if they have a supportive therapist in a therapeutic environment that is conducive to change. Additionally, they must have the desire to change, set goals, and work on the skills needed outside of the counseling session to create lasting change.
(202) 759-6236 
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Washington, DC 20006
Offers online therapy
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A Therapeutic Alliance
LICSW, LCSW, LMSW, CST, LPC
Verified
Discussion topics include: Behavioral challenges at each developmental stage of growth; Handling transitions; How to talk to your straight or LGBTQ teen ; and Talking about sex in an honest and responsible way, beyond abstinence.
Using a client-centered approach, our Clinicians help Clients understand and work through problems of everyday living, including relationship issues, work-life balance and self care issues, the impact of traumatic experiences past and present, and issues which affect day-to-day living. Connecting the dots of your inner experience and your outward struggles can be a powerful motivator for change. Together, we keep close track of your goals for therapy and your satisfaction with the results.
(571) 882-9743 
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Washington, DC 20006
Not accepting new clients
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Jennifer A Tollefson
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
I am a licensed clinical psychologist who works with adults and older adolescents in the Washington, DC area. I tend to work with people who are experiencing relationship difficulties, struggling with symptoms of anxiety or depression, or processing life transitions, trauma, or loss. When working with adolescents, I also hold sessions with parents so that they can better understand their teenager and be supportive of their growth. I welcome individuals of all backgrounds and identities and strive to be culturally sensitive in my work as a therapist.
(202) 933-1199 
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Washington, DC 20036
Offers online therapy
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John Russell Stanger
Marriage & Family Therapist, MDiv, LMFT
Verified
Would you like to feel less depressed or anxious? Are you worried your teenager is struggling at home or school? Has accepting yourself or coming out as LGBTQ been difficult? Are you having a hard time connecting with your partner or recovering from infidelity? Therapy can help—especially when you feel stuck, like you've tried everything, or are out of options. My approach to therapy is warm and collaborative. I enjoy creating a supportive environment for you to discover new possibilities for growth and transformation. I work with individuals, couples, and families with diverse backgrounds and issues.
(202) 972-4487 
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Washington, DC 20001
Offers online therapy
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Brittany Fletcher
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MS
Verified
Are you, your teen , or your preteen struggling with feelings of isolation, depression, anxiety, sleep problems, or low energy? Are your teens engaging in risky behaviors or just not performing to their potential in school? Have you experienced trauma or do you face PTSD? Working together, we will tailor therapy to support your needs, your goals, and your family. You can build resilience, or help your children build resilience, to manage the ups and downs of life. Contact me via phone, text, or email. I am looking forward to helping you build practical coping skills that you can use to build a better future.
(202) 933-9264 
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Washington, DC 20005
Offers online therapy
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Alexander Ante Lupis
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
My doctoral degree was in child & adolescent clinical psychology, and then I completed a 2-year post-doctoral fellowship in adult/geriatric behavioral health.
My practice in Farragut West focuses on supporting working professionals & college/graduate students to better cope with work/academic stress, depression, various anxieties (generalized, performance, social, panic, obsessive-compulsive), difficult relationships, and substance abuse. My practice in Tenleytown focuses on helping parents and their children improve emotional regulation and behavior, as well as depression and anxiety. I use both supportive and insight-oriented therapies to help clients identify areas of difficulty, strategize what can be changed, and provide ongoing support as they try out new approaches.
(202) 804-1078 
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Washington, DC 20006
Offers online therapy
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Carissa L Strohecker Hannum
Counselor, MA, LCPC, LPC
Verified
I am extensively trained in the treatment of eating disorders, mood disorders, trauma, adolescent /young adult concerns, family discord, and attachment disorders.
Welcome, I truly believe that therapy is a brave and courageous choice. I strive to create a warm, empathetic, and safe environment for each client that chooses to work with me. I have a special expertise working with both adolescents and adults with mood disorders. Our relationship will be used as an element of change. Often, I will utilize aspects of our relationship to highlight barriers to change and provide a warm and directive approach to push you towards growth. My approach within our therapeutic relationship tends to be more collaborative and I commonly use interventions including mindfulness, CBT, DBT and attachment theory.
(202) 410-6883 
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Washington, DC 20036
Offers online therapy
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Rachel Bradley Williams
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, RPT-S
Verified
Upon entering each new developmental phase of our lives, there is often a momentary pause, an unsettling of the ship as we adjust to new demands, challenges and desires (and this is true no matter our age). Perhaps the Terrible Twos, Tween or Teen years have hit? Could it be that your child is struggling at school and you'd like to support him or her to feel better and have more success? Maybe you are an adult who is feeling overwhelmed by stress and the demands of life. These moments are great opportunities for growth and I believe I can help.
(202) 304-1134 
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Washington, DC 20008
Offers online therapy
Waitlist for new clients
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Elizabeth Kelly
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified
I specialize in working with adults, millennials, students, and adolescents contending with grief and loss, school and job stress, burnout, anxiety, depression, and life transitions. I use solution-focused, brief therapy to increase my clients' resiliency and their ability to cope with life's challenges. I help clients find meaning and purpose in their daily lives and assist them in identifying and meeting personal goals. I am a frequent contributor to articles in publications such as Parade, TodayShow.com, Refinery29, Bustle, The Daily Beast, and Teen Vogue.
(202) 946-2817 
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Washington, DC 20037
Offers online therapy
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Chanda R Reynolds
Psychologist, PsyD, MS, MA
Verified
Is your Child or Teen having problems with anxiety, depression, or self-esteem issues? Is your family having significant parent-child conflict? I want to help you & your family achieve a healthier life. Adolescents and young adults have unique challenges that can be difficult to navigate. During these critical periods in life, many may face peer issues, family conflict, self-esteem difficulty, parent-child conflict, and difficulty with transitions (e.g., high school to college; college to career). I have approximately 10 years of experience working with these age groups. Currently, I am also available to see young adult clients.
(202) 519-5765 
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Washington, DC 20003
Offers online therapy
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Deardre McGuire, LICSW, PLLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, PLLC
Verified
I provide confidential individual, group and couples therapy to adult and adolescent clients with a broad range of issues, including: Anxiety, Depression, Mood Disorders, Unfulfilling relationships, Difficulty with work and school satisfaction, Substance and eating concerns Additionally, I have had extensive training in sexual assault, relationship violence and trauma.
Beginning therapy can be a difficult step. But if you find yourself stuck, repeating the same ineffective, undermining coping mechanisms and unable to manage your emotions, then it might be time to start working together to help you identify more effective and constructive approaches to achieve your goals.
(202) 370-7078 
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Washington, DC 20016
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Justine Kalas Reeves
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, DPsych
Verified
I am a child, adolescent and adult psychoanalyst.
In addition to my work with creative and ambitious adults, I work with young children and adolescents to increase harmony, pleasure and satisfaction in life. I treat people who are underachieving in work or school despite clear talent; overachieving in work or school yet at a high price; people who are highly anxious; people who feel hopeless about change; people who are trying to achieve greatness in sports or career; and people who know they deserve so much more but for whom it feels elusive. Let's strengthen your capacity to hear yourself better so your relationships and creativity can continue to flourish.
(202) 796-6090 
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Washington, DC 20008
Offers online therapy
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Tim Pineau
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
As a licensed psychologist, I provide individual therapy to adolescent and adult clients looking to better understand themselves and their relationships. People often seek therapy to address symptoms or problems that they want to change, but ironically, this felt need for things to be different can often create more stress. I believe people are more than their problems, and so my aim is to create a safe, nonjudgmental space to explore the connections between your past experience, relational patterns, and current behaviors to help you a achieve a meaningful sense of self-awareness, thereby giving you more freedom and choice.
(202) 858-0656 
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Washington, DC 20006
Offers online therapy
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Joy Kassett
Psychologist, MSW, MPH, PhD
Verified
While the treatment needs for each adult, adolescent or child may be different, the goal is the same; that is, to understand better the meaning of one's thoughts, feelings and behaviors and through understanding, a chance for more lasting happiness and satisfaction in work, school, friendships and intimate relationships.
I have been in practice for over 20 years, working with adults, children and adolescents in psychodynamic therapy and psychoanalysis. The frequency and duration of each treatment depends on the unique needs of every person; for example, a college student may be seeking short-term therapy to deal with the transition from home to school or an adult may be seeking longer term treatment to understand a pattern of failed relationships. Children are often referred by family members or school counselors, who provide valuable background information to help determine the best treatment. Ongoing collaboration with parents and professionals is essential.
(202) 417-3278 
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Washington, DC 20015
Offers online therapy
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Andrea Wein
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, LCSW-C
Verified
Much of my work has focused on family and relationship conflicts, young adult life transitions, and traumatic experiences, such as domestic violence and child and adolescent sexual assault.
The decision to seek therapy takes courage. I aim to provide a non-judgmental space that allows you to feel comfortable and understood. The best outcome in therapy comes from a trusting and collaborative relationship between the therapist and you. In my work, one of the main outcomes is for you to appreciate your strengths, how you have used your strengths to overcome previous challenges, and how you can use them to face current and future situations.
(202) 471-1316 
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Washington, DC 20011
Not accepting new clients


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Teen Therapists
Adolescence can be a time of both disorientation and discovery. The transitional period can raise questions of independence and identity; as adolescents cultivate their sense of self, they may face difficult choices about academics, friendship, sexuality, gender identity, drugs, and alcohol.

Most teens have a relatively egocentric perspective on life; a state of mind that usually abates with age. They often focus on themselves and believe that everyone else—from a best friend to a distant crush—is focused on them too. They may grapple with insecurities and feelings of being judged. Relationships with family members often take a backseat to peer groups, romantic interests, and appearance, which teens perceive as increasingly important during this time.

The transition can naturally lead to anxiety about physical development, evolving relationships with others, and one's place in the larger world. Mild anxiety and other challenges are typical, but serious mental health conditions also emerge during adolescence. Finding a teen therapist in Washington and addressing a disorder early on can help ensure the best possible outcome.