Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20066
"Do you have challenges that get in the way of how you want to live your life? The issues in which I am trained are: physical disabilities, depression, anxiety, trauma, domestic violence and HIV/AIDS."
(202) 858-2601
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20066
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"Do you have challenges that get in the way of how you want to live your life? The issues in which I am trained are: physical disabilities, depression, anxiety, trauma, domestic violence and HIV/AIDS."
Kathryn Wagner, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20009
"*Not accepting new clients till Jan 2020** Psychotherapy can help you make sense of complicated feelings, gain insight into relational patterns, and begin to move forward in areas of your life where you feel stuck. My focus is to help you untangle struggles, set meaningful goals, revise problematic narratives about yourself, and re-orient you toward your values. My integrative approach is informed by psychodynamic, feminist, multicultural, relational, and behaviorist theories. Above all, I value the therapeutic relationship and your personal growth. "
(202) 729-9130
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20009
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"*Not accepting new clients till Jan 2020** Psychotherapy can help you make sense of complicated feelings, gain insight into relational patterns, and begin to move forward in areas of your life where you feel stuck. My focus is to help you untangle struggles, set meaningful goals, revise problematic narratives about yourself, and re-orient you toward your values. My integrative approach is informed by psychodynamic, feminist, multicultural, relational, and behaviorist theories. Above all, I value the therapeutic relationship and your personal growth. "
Stacey Karpen Dohn, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20009
"I provide specialized care in the exploration of gender identity for children (ages 4+), adolescents and adults. I work with clients and their families as they navigate through the social and emotional aspects of transition, and also provide a specialized knowledge of the medical components including psychological assessments for hormone therapy and gender affirming surgeries. I work from a resilience based framework, encouraging clients to not only explore the challenges of transition, but to celebrate the joyful moments with authenticity and courage. "
(202) 759-4046
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20009
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"I provide specialized care in the exploration of gender identity for children (ages 4+), adolescents and adults. I work with clients and their families as they navigate through the social and emotional aspects of transition, and also provide a specialized knowledge of the medical components including psychological assessments for hormone therapy and gender affirming surgeries. I work from a resilience based framework, encouraging clients to not only explore the challenges of transition, but to celebrate the joyful moments with authenticity and courage. "
Alison Ritchie, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LMFT, LPC, RPT-S
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20007
"I work with children, teens, families and adults who are experiencing depression, anxiety, life transition and relationship issues, parenting concerns, grief and loss, and trauma. I support my clients with gaining insight into the source of their struggles and with developing strategies to have more ease and joy in their lives and relationships. I have significant training in working with trauma, as well as in mindfulness and expressive therapies, to include art, sand tray and play therapy. I am registered play therapist and a graduate of the child and adolescent training program at the Washington School of Psychiatry."
(202) 517-7652
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20007
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"I work with children, teens, families and adults who are experiencing depression, anxiety, life transition and relationship issues, parenting concerns, grief and loss, and trauma. I support my clients with gaining insight into the source of their struggles and with developing strategies to have more ease and joy in their lives and relationships. I have significant training in working with trauma, as well as in mindfulness and expressive therapies, to include art, sand tray and play therapy. I am registered play therapist and a graduate of the child and adolescent training program at the Washington School of Psychiatry."
Debra Nygaard, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20016
"I am an experienced clinical psychologist with a PhD from UNC, a Masters degree in child/human development from Harvard. and past experience in the education field. In 25 years of clinical work, I've collaborated with a wide range of individuals and families in their efforts to make positive changes or adjust to life transitions, losses, and trauma. My services are tailored to the specific needs of clients and involve assessment, joint development of goals and plans, and use of best practice approaches to achieve their goals. I provide individual, couples, and family therapy as well as parent consultation."
(202) 733-6585
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20016
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"I am an experienced clinical psychologist with a PhD from UNC, a Masters degree in child/human development from Harvard. and past experience in the education field. In 25 years of clinical work, I've collaborated with a wide range of individuals and families in their efforts to make positive changes or adjust to life transitions, losses, and trauma. My services are tailored to the specific needs of clients and involve assessment, joint development of goals and plans, and use of best practice approaches to achieve their goals. I provide individual, couples, and family therapy as well as parent consultation."
Paula D Atkinson, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, E-RYT
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20037
"I have over 15 years of experience working with clients who suffer from shame, food & body issues and other compulsive behaviors. These are extremely complicated issues that may seem like no one truly understands to the person who suffers. I do. My goal for my clients is peace, freedom and sanity around food, exercise, and body shape. I am a Health At Every Size certified practitioner, and I am dedicated to non-diet, no judgment, compassionate and relational approaches to sometimes life long struggles. I work from a feminist, all inclusive, social justice standpoint and my approach is casual, relational, warm, and accepting."
(202) 568-8537
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20037
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"I have over 15 years of experience working with clients who suffer from shame, food & body issues and other compulsive behaviors. These are extremely complicated issues that may seem like no one truly understands to the person who suffers. I do. My goal for my clients is peace, freedom and sanity around food, exercise, and body shape. I am a Health At Every Size certified practitioner, and I am dedicated to non-diet, no judgment, compassionate and relational approaches to sometimes life long struggles. I work from a feminist, all inclusive, social justice standpoint and my approach is casual, relational, warm, and accepting."
The Bowen Center, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC, CRC
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20007
"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."
(202) 601-3485
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20007
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"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."
Madelaine Claire Weiss,
LICSW, MBA, BCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20037
"Hello, I am a Harvard trained practitioner and Board Certified Coach with more than 30 years experience helping people to make their dreams come true. Our work together would define where you want to go in your life & how you will get there - with special emphasis on what's in the way. You may work on one or more parts of your life. Since 'You are You' wherever you may go, you may find that gains you make in one part of your life significantly improve other parts too. You will decide which part(s) of your life you want to work on. These may include: Work, Play, Family, Friends, Physical, Emotional, Spiritual, Money, Romance..."
(202) 499-4550
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20037
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"Hello, I am a Harvard trained practitioner and Board Certified Coach with more than 30 years experience helping people to make their dreams come true. Our work together would define where you want to go in your life & how you will get there - with special emphasis on what's in the way. You may work on one or more parts of your life. Since 'You are You' wherever you may go, you may find that gains you make in one part of your life significantly improve other parts too. You will decide which part(s) of your life you want to work on. These may include: Work, Play, Family, Friends, Physical, Emotional, Spiritual, Money, Romance..."
Eleni Getachew, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, PsyD, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
"You feel a lot of things and one thing is for sure, nothing feels right. You don't know why things don't work out like you had hoped, but here you are again, stuck in the same place, with the same issues and problems. You want to change your life, but you feel limited, maybe even scared. You've let the past define you to the point you don't know who you are today."
(301) 710-9385
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
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"You feel a lot of things and one thing is for sure, nothing feels right. You don't know why things don't work out like you had hoped, but here you are again, stuck in the same place, with the same issues and problems. You want to change your life, but you feel limited, maybe even scared. You've let the past define you to the point you don't know who you are today."
Therapeutic Links Behavioral Health Services
LGPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20009
"Being a survivor of various traumatic experiences such as sexual assault, refugee travel, torture, grief, and witnessing or learning about a suicide, you are often left with the painful memories and scars these events have left behind. Your perception of the world and people have changed, thus creating uncomfortable symptoms such as nightmares, flashbacks, difficulty sleeping and concentrating, feeling jumpy, and being easily irritated and angered."
(202) 517-7963
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20009
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"Being a survivor of various traumatic experiences such as sexual assault, refugee travel, torture, grief, and witnessing or learning about a suicide, you are often left with the painful memories and scars these events have left behind. Your perception of the world and people have changed, thus creating uncomfortable symptoms such as nightmares, flashbacks, difficulty sleeping and concentrating, feeling jumpy, and being easily irritated and angered."
Jay Sternberg, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20006
"Sometimes life throws you a curve ball and you don't know how to react. Perhaps you are feeling sad or anxious. You realize that you need to make changes but you're struggling on your own. I can help you discover new ways of thinking and acting to change your life. You can learn to make better decisions for your life. We will work together to get you back on track. My approach is supportive and practical, caring and challenging. Your success is my success."
(202) 601-4571
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20006
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"Sometimes life throws you a curve ball and you don't know how to react. Perhaps you are feeling sad or anxious. You realize that you need to make changes but you're struggling on your own. I can help you discover new ways of thinking and acting to change your life. You can learn to make better decisions for your life. We will work together to get you back on track. My approach is supportive and practical, caring and challenging. Your success is my success."
Josh Greene, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20002
"I understand that reaching out for therapy is often a challenge and that it may be difficult to choose a therapist with whom you feel comfortable. I have been providing therapy for 23 years and have built a practice predicated upon expertise, trust, collaboration, and confidentiality. I specialize in providing support and successful techniques to help you manage stressors and symptoms associated with depression, anxiety, behavioral problems, relationship stress, and addiction. I work with children, adolescents, adults, and couples, and I am comfortable providing therapy in your home, if you are unable to come to the office."
(202) 760-4359
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20002
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"I understand that reaching out for therapy is often a challenge and that it may be difficult to choose a therapist with whom you feel comfortable. I have been providing therapy for 23 years and have built a practice predicated upon expertise, trust, collaboration, and confidentiality. I specialize in providing support and successful techniques to help you manage stressors and symptoms associated with depression, anxiety, behavioral problems, relationship stress, and addiction. I work with children, adolescents, adults, and couples, and I am comfortable providing therapy in your home, if you are unable to come to the office."
Elizabeth Piren, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20009
"If you're looking to lower stress, build confidence or conquer self-defeating thoughts, you might consider working with me. If you're feeling sad, grief, anger, or anxiety, you can become unstuck. When we work together, you'll be able to create new beliefs and move toward higher levels of growth, awareness, peace and joy. I believe you have an innate ability to heal and transform yourself by working with mind, body, and spirit. As a holistic psychotherapist, I'll help you reach your full potential by integrating traditional and nontraditional therapies."
(202) 999-3572
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20009
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"If you're looking to lower stress, build confidence or conquer self-defeating thoughts, you might consider working with me. If you're feeling sad, grief, anger, or anxiety, you can become unstuck. When we work together, you'll be able to create new beliefs and move toward higher levels of growth, awareness, peace and joy. I believe you have an innate ability to heal and transform yourself by working with mind, body, and spirit. As a holistic psychotherapist, I'll help you reach your full potential by integrating traditional and nontraditional therapies."
Suzanne Koopmans, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW, LCSW-C
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20009
"Do you feel stuck, anxious, depressed? I work with adults from all walks of life who are dealing with issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, tensions in relationships. I am passionate about the power of therapy and I know that it can support people deal with unexpected changes in their lives, for example illness, death of a loved one, becoming a parent, divorce, homesickness, adjusting to a new environment, starting a new career. Therapy can also address long standing psychological issues that take great courage to address."
(301) 327-2824
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20009
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"Do you feel stuck, anxious, depressed? I work with adults from all walks of life who are dealing with issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, tensions in relationships. I am passionate about the power of therapy and I know that it can support people deal with unexpected changes in their lives, for example illness, death of a loved one, becoming a parent, divorce, homesickness, adjusting to a new environment, starting a new career. Therapy can also address long standing psychological issues that take great courage to address."
Kiami Bibb, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LMHC, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20006
"I am a Licensed Clinician and Certified Coach with over 10 years of experience providing therapeutic care for clients of various ages and cultural backgrounds, and a broad range of clinical and personal concerns. I possess an innate ability to establish trusting and healing relationships, with core values and passion for connecting with genuine compassion and understanding. I can confidently provide clients with support for becoming "unstuck" from mental/emotional/behavioral burdens, to be able to experience significant relief and find the motivation to set and achieve small goals toward positive life success!"
(202) 930-8375
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20006
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"I am a Licensed Clinician and Certified Coach with over 10 years of experience providing therapeutic care for clients of various ages and cultural backgrounds, and a broad range of clinical and personal concerns. I possess an innate ability to establish trusting and healing relationships, with core values and passion for connecting with genuine compassion and understanding. I can confidently provide clients with support for becoming "unstuck" from mental/emotional/behavioral burdens, to be able to experience significant relief and find the motivation to set and achieve small goals toward positive life success!"
Jeff Rosenberg, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, MBA, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20015
"You are suffering and looking for resolution. This may manifest in myriad ways ---finding, communicating, separating from, or being more intimate in relationships; depression/anxiety sucking the energy/pleasure/novelty from life... Let's be curious together and understand the causes of your suffering. Let's see if there can be a change in perspective, in some ways a psychic paradigm shift, that lifts you out of the matrix of your current reality and relieves suffering. Let's learn from this therapeutic process an ongoing path for being with and exploring life so that it may be fuller and happier."
(202) 681-9923
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20015
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"You are suffering and looking for resolution. This may manifest in myriad ways ---finding, communicating, separating from, or being more intimate in relationships; depression/anxiety sucking the energy/pleasure/novelty from life... Let's be curious together and understand the causes of your suffering. Let's see if there can be a change in perspective, in some ways a psychic paradigm shift, that lifts you out of the matrix of your current reality and relieves suffering. Let's learn from this therapeutic process an ongoing path for being with and exploring life so that it may be fuller and happier."
Laura Finkelstein, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20015
"As humans, we all feel stuck, hopeless, and lost at times. It is brave to want more and to seek help. Therapy can help you find answers and peace. It is a powerful tool for gaining insight into ourselves and others, making important changes, finding solutions to problems, and living intentionally and fully. I take a relational approach to therapy that relies on creating a non-judgemental, supportive, identity-affirming therapeutic relationship through which we can explore and reach your goals. I have 10 years of experience helping individuals gain awareness and make meaningful changes in their lives."
(347) 836-6332
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20015
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"As humans, we all feel stuck, hopeless, and lost at times. It is brave to want more and to seek help. Therapy can help you find answers and peace. It is a powerful tool for gaining insight into ourselves and others, making important changes, finding solutions to problems, and living intentionally and fully. I take a relational approach to therapy that relies on creating a non-judgemental, supportive, identity-affirming therapeutic relationship through which we can explore and reach your goals. I have 10 years of experience helping individuals gain awareness and make meaningful changes in their lives."
Trina Dolenz,
MA, PGrad
Washington, District of Columbia 20002
"I am a British Couples Psychotherapist specializing in relationship and sexual issues. If you want positive change in your communication, conflicts, sexual difficulties, an affair and its aftermath, divorce or separation or loss of intimacy, I can help you. I truly understand the need for a safe, confidential and empathic environment, to be able to trust your therapist, to be listened to and understood, so that together we are able to resolve or manage the problems and issues you are having with your partner. Take the first step to getting the relationship you deserve - call me to make an appointment."
(202) 759-8167
Washington, District of Columbia 20002
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"I am a British Couples Psychotherapist specializing in relationship and sexual issues. If you want positive change in your communication, conflicts, sexual difficulties, an affair and its aftermath, divorce or separation or loss of intimacy, I can help you. I truly understand the need for a safe, confidential and empathic environment, to be able to trust your therapist, to be listened to and understood, so that together we are able to resolve or manage the problems and issues you are having with your partner. Take the first step to getting the relationship you deserve - call me to make an appointment."
Andrea Yudell, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW, LCSW-C
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
"There are times that you might feel stuck in patterns that make life feel unsatisfying and empty. Maybe you feel depressed, anxious or in chronic pain. You may be negotiating a relationship or trying to adjust to a new job. Psychotherapy allows you the space to understand how your past and present intersect and what gets in the way of living life to your fullest. My approach is collaborative, thus giving you the space to reflect carefully. I will work with you to develop better coping skills and help you to understand & manage complex feelings of anxiety or sadness."
(202) 759-7471
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
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"There are times that you might feel stuck in patterns that make life feel unsatisfying and empty. Maybe you feel depressed, anxious or in chronic pain. You may be negotiating a relationship or trying to adjust to a new job. Psychotherapy allows you the space to understand how your past and present intersect and what gets in the way of living life to your fullest. My approach is collaborative, thus giving you the space to reflect carefully. I will work with you to develop better coping skills and help you to understand & manage complex feelings of anxiety or sadness."
Zamantha Gobourne, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LMSW, LICSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20012
"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 functional deficits. "
(202) 858-0565
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20012
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"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 functional deficits. "

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