Psychologist, PsyD, Sex, Therapi
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20009
"I'm the clinical director of CCPW, I'm also a clinical psychologist and sex therapist. The center is DC's most comprehensive holistic mental health and wellness center providing psychotherapy, dietitian services, acupuncture, Chinese Medicine, and licensed massage therapy. My areas of specialized focus include working within the LGBTQ community, addictions, eating disorders, and group therapy. I provide individual, couples, and group psychotherapy. My approach and that of the Center's is extremely client centered, meaning we focus on meeting your needs, from onsite office management, ease in location, and comprehensive services that make this a one stop center."
(202) 759-6364
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20009
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"I'm the clinical director of CCPW, I'm also a clinical psychologist and sex therapist. The center is DC's most comprehensive holistic mental health and wellness center providing psychotherapy, dietitian services, acupuncture, Chinese Medicine, and licensed massage therapy. My areas of specialized focus include working within the LGBTQ community, addictions, eating disorders, and group therapy. I provide individual, couples, and group psychotherapy. My approach and that of the Center's is extremely client centered, meaning we focus on meeting your needs, from onsite office management, ease in location, and comprehensive services that make this a one stop center."
Todd Randall, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20008
"After 7 years of training, practice, and providing clinical supervision at the Capital Institute for Cognitive Therapy, I've transitioned to private practice in Woodley Park. I have significant training in Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Psychodynamic, Mindfulness-based, and Metacognitive approaches. These are the main schools in the field, and combined allow me to offer both practical techniques for troublesome thoughts, feelings, and behaviors; as well as help you see subtleties in yourself that likely influence how and why you may be stuck."
(202) 760-4893
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20008
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"After 7 years of training, practice, and providing clinical supervision at the Capital Institute for Cognitive Therapy, I've transitioned to private practice in Woodley Park. I have significant training in Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Psychodynamic, Mindfulness-based, and Metacognitive approaches. These are the main schools in the field, and combined allow me to offer both practical techniques for troublesome thoughts, feelings, and behaviors; as well as help you see subtleties in yourself that likely influence how and why you may be stuck."
Anita Maina, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW, LCSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20005
"As most of us have learned, life presents us with many opportunities for stress, anxiety and emotional turmoil. Sometimes we need professional support to help us navigate challenges in our life. Each of us is unique and therapeutic treatment must also change based on this quality. Therapy is simply a tool that can help you steer the course of your life to the best of your ability so that you can achieve your goals.I provide supportive therapy at a non-judgmental stance and hope that you will find me open and easy to talk to."
(202) 831-7669
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20005
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"As most of us have learned, life presents us with many opportunities for stress, anxiety and emotional turmoil. Sometimes we need professional support to help us navigate challenges in our life. Each of us is unique and therapeutic treatment must also change based on this quality. Therapy is simply a tool that can help you steer the course of your life to the best of your ability so that you can achieve your goals.I provide supportive therapy at a non-judgmental stance and hope that you will find me open and easy to talk to."
Makon Fardis, Psychologist
Psychologist, MD, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
"I am a licensed clinical psychologist working with adults, couples, families, and teenagers. It is my belief that a warm and compassionate environment in therapy, in conjunction with problem solving and a growth-oriented attitude lead to better quality of life. The goal is to understand the thought and behavior patterns that can damage one's happiness and create problems in relating to others; and to replace them with healthier ones. My therapy services address issues ranging from stress and anxiety to depression, anger, relationship and communication problems, self-esteem, identity, and grief/loss."
(202) 656-8936
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
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"I am a licensed clinical psychologist working with adults, couples, families, and teenagers. It is my belief that a warm and compassionate environment in therapy, in conjunction with problem solving and a growth-oriented attitude lead to better quality of life. The goal is to understand the thought and behavior patterns that can damage one's happiness and create problems in relating to others; and to replace them with healthier ones. My therapy services address issues ranging from stress and anxiety to depression, anger, relationship and communication problems, self-esteem, identity, and grief/loss."
Andrew Ritcheson,
PhD, CPsych, AFBPS, PMP
Washington, District of Columbia 20007
"I founded Shepherd to provide something different for people who are looking for substantive, meaningful, and professional life coaching. My life coaching approach looks at individual challenges through the lens of optimization and actualization, rather than illness, failure or inadequacy. Working as a team, we assess the past to better understand the present and to form our plans for the future. No coaching engagement is a straight-line, and we will navigate your path, whatever the shape, collaboratively and in a systematic, goal-oriented fashion."
(202) 640-2927
Washington, District of Columbia 20007
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"I founded Shepherd to provide something different for people who are looking for substantive, meaningful, and professional life coaching. My life coaching approach looks at individual challenges through the lens of optimization and actualization, rather than illness, failure or inadequacy. Working as a team, we assess the past to better understand the present and to form our plans for the future. No coaching engagement is a straight-line, and we will navigate your path, whatever the shape, collaboratively and in a systematic, goal-oriented fashion."
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20015
"I have been working with college age and graduate age students for 19 years. I have worked at college counseling centers (Georgetown, Harvard Law School, Tufts University, Wheelock College, Holy Cross College) for much of my career. I have now been in private practice for almost 8 years and continue to enjoy seeing college and graduate students. I am also enjoying working with adults within the 30-55 age range. Much of my work includes dealing with areas of self-esteem, relationships with family, peers and partners and the accompanying anxiety and depression"
(301) 710-0783
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20015
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"I have been working with college age and graduate age students for 19 years. I have worked at college counseling centers (Georgetown, Harvard Law School, Tufts University, Wheelock College, Holy Cross College) for much of my career. I have now been in private practice for almost 8 years and continue to enjoy seeing college and graduate students. I am also enjoying working with adults within the 30-55 age range. Much of my work includes dealing with areas of self-esteem, relationships with family, peers and partners and the accompanying anxiety and depression"
Katie Schwartz, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, LCSW-C
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
"One of my favorite therapy-isms is, "if nothing changes, nothing changes". You deserve the opportunity to feel your best and I would be honored to help you on your journey towards emotional healing and self-discovery. The best part of being a therapist is getting to discover all the unique strengths and coping skills that everyone possesses, and helping them identify and access those gifts. I love working with people in all stages of life, and truly believe in the healing power of a strong, therapeutic relationship. "
(202) 729-9476
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
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"One of my favorite therapy-isms is, "if nothing changes, nothing changes". You deserve the opportunity to feel your best and I would be honored to help you on your journey towards emotional healing and self-discovery. The best part of being a therapist is getting to discover all the unique strengths and coping skills that everyone possesses, and helping them identify and access those gifts. I love working with people in all stages of life, and truly believe in the healing power of a strong, therapeutic relationship. "
Ginger M Sullivan, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, CGP, FAGPA
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20008
"I am your last stop. If life has disappointed you. If you are depleted. If you are lost. If your relationship is hopelessly leaving you unsatisfied. If your partner is complaining about your internal emotional desert. If you are one step from calling it quits or calling the lawyer. If you are out of ideas at how to make life and relationship work. If therapy has not worked for you in the past ... ... get ready. Your story can take a different turn. Give me a call and let's get started giving you the life - and the relationship - you deserve."
(202) 656-9995
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20008
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"I am your last stop. If life has disappointed you. If you are depleted. If you are lost. If your relationship is hopelessly leaving you unsatisfied. If your partner is complaining about your internal emotional desert. If you are one step from calling it quits or calling the lawyer. If you are out of ideas at how to make life and relationship work. If therapy has not worked for you in the past ... ... get ready. Your story can take a different turn. Give me a call and let's get started giving you the life - and the relationship - you deserve."
John Weibel, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
"[I am not taking new clients] There are times in life when we feel "stuck" and unable to move forward to live the life that we desire and deserve. While it takes strength and courage to reach out for help, the rewards of therapy are life-changing. I assist clients in identifying what may be holding them back. I empower clients to gain insight into underlying issues, heal deep wounds, and master the tools to create the life they desire and deserve. I am passionate about the therapeutic work I do and enjoy forming strong alliances with my clients, partnering with them throughout their personal journey of growth and discovery."
(202) 873-9801
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
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"[I am not taking new clients] There are times in life when we feel "stuck" and unable to move forward to live the life that we desire and deserve. While it takes strength and courage to reach out for help, the rewards of therapy are life-changing. I assist clients in identifying what may be holding them back. I empower clients to gain insight into underlying issues, heal deep wounds, and master the tools to create the life they desire and deserve. I am passionate about the therapeutic work I do and enjoy forming strong alliances with my clients, partnering with them throughout their personal journey of growth and discovery."
Sheila M Cahill, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, JD, MSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
"A therapist for the last 21 years, I spent the twenty years before that in large firm law practice in SF, DC and NY. I delight in working with people in a frank and open way, with the aim of changing their lives for the better. Life is difficult in so many ways. When you and your therapist are a good fit, therapy can expand your world, deepen your relationship to yourself and others, and free you to live more fully and freely."
(202) 643-6936
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
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"A therapist for the last 21 years, I spent the twenty years before that in large firm law practice in SF, DC and NY. I delight in working with people in a frank and open way, with the aim of changing their lives for the better. Life is difficult in so many ways. When you and your therapist are a good fit, therapy can expand your world, deepen your relationship to yourself and others, and free you to live more fully and freely."
Joana Tasi, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
"I believe that each person has an innate ability to heal from trauma and pain, and to live a successful and fulfilling life. Sometimes difficulties we experience can leave us feeling stuck. I offer a space where you can begin your healing journey and explore what’s holding you back and can help you move past your internal obstacles. My clients bring an array of issues, including: partnership struggles, trauma, depression, and anxiety. I approach therapy as a collaborative effort, you and I working together results in the most effective outcomes. My clients describe my style as engaging, warm, and direct."
(202) 759-6656
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
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"I believe that each person has an innate ability to heal from trauma and pain, and to live a successful and fulfilling life. Sometimes difficulties we experience can leave us feeling stuck. I offer a space where you can begin your healing journey and explore what’s holding you back and can help you move past your internal obstacles. My clients bring an array of issues, including: partnership struggles, trauma, depression, and anxiety. I approach therapy as a collaborative effort, you and I working together results in the most effective outcomes. My clients describe my style as engaging, warm, and direct."
Matthew J. Quinn, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MHC, MBA
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20016
"Therapy and coaching can be solutions to different challenges. Sometimes you need a focused and targeted intervention and doing so in a confidential space can be extremely beneficial. We will explore and address the issues that block your personal development. Customized personal coaching and therapy plans are designed to reflect a client's expressed interests and objectives. "
(833) 642-3842
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20016
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"Therapy and coaching can be solutions to different challenges. Sometimes you need a focused and targeted intervention and doing so in a confidential space can be extremely beneficial. We will explore and address the issues that block your personal development. Customized personal coaching and therapy plans are designed to reflect a client's expressed interests and objectives. "
Lynn Roush, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NCC, CAC-II
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
"My approach to therapy is a collaborative one. We will work together to identify the changes you want to see in your life. We'll talk about the best ways to make those changes, and how to reach your therapeutic goals. Using a combination of cognitive behavioral therapy and psychodynamic approaches, we'll develop insight into your relationships with yourself and others. I specialize in treating anxiety disorders, depression, self esteem issues, addiction problems, relationship issues, and life transitions. *Note: I will be on maternity leave in the fall of 2019 and am not accepting new clients at this time.*"
(202) 793-7300
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
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"My approach to therapy is a collaborative one. We will work together to identify the changes you want to see in your life. We'll talk about the best ways to make those changes, and how to reach your therapeutic goals. Using a combination of cognitive behavioral therapy and psychodynamic approaches, we'll develop insight into your relationships with yourself and others. I specialize in treating anxiety disorders, depression, self esteem issues, addiction problems, relationship issues, and life transitions. *Note: I will be on maternity leave in the fall of 2019 and am not accepting new clients at this time.*"
Steve Toglia, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20007
"I provide counseling to individuals seeking to gain control of difficult life circumstances. I have found that the answers to life's problems come from within and with guidance and support, they can be found by you. I say that things are never as bad as they seem. Life's disappointments, failures, losses, and pain are temporary and part of life, learning to embrace and learn from them usually leads to surprisingly positive results. Please contact me to schedule an appointment and I will respond promptly. Therapist match is critical so take your time and ask any questions."
(202) 851-9325
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20007
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"I provide counseling to individuals seeking to gain control of difficult life circumstances. I have found that the answers to life's problems come from within and with guidance and support, they can be found by you. I say that things are never as bad as they seem. Life's disappointments, failures, losses, and pain are temporary and part of life, learning to embrace and learn from them usually leads to surprisingly positive results. Please contact me to schedule an appointment and I will respond promptly. Therapist match is critical so take your time and ask any questions."
Joseph Ogilvie, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20003
"If you are feeling overwhelmed with stress, anxiety, depression, or struggling with other difficult emotions that are hindering your personal growth or interfering with your relationships then take the first step to change. I have a decade of clinical training with children, adolescents and adults in both New York and California. More importantly, I am a warm, non-judgmental, compassionate psychotherapist that respects an individual's values and culture. I seek to work collaboratively with you, and empower you by emphasizing your strengths in treatment and helping you achieve goals and movement toward life fulfillment."
(202) 849-7716
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20003
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"If you are feeling overwhelmed with stress, anxiety, depression, or struggling with other difficult emotions that are hindering your personal growth or interfering with your relationships then take the first step to change. I have a decade of clinical training with children, adolescents and adults in both New York and California. More importantly, I am a warm, non-judgmental, compassionate psychotherapist that respects an individual's values and culture. I seek to work collaboratively with you, and empower you by emphasizing your strengths in treatment and helping you achieve goals and movement toward life fulfillment."
Gina Sangster, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MFA, MSW, LICSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20003
"Are you seeking help in making choices and decisions in your life that seem unattainable? Feel stuck and immobilized by conflict, lack of motivation and self doubt? I can help. Together we can sort out goals you'd like to achieve and identify steps you can take to get where you want to go. Starting with a here-and-now focus we can make sense of how the past influences the present. You can understand yourself and your relationships better and make changes in your life today. Let's begin with what feels most important to you!"
(202) 688-2376
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20003
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"Are you seeking help in making choices and decisions in your life that seem unattainable? Feel stuck and immobilized by conflict, lack of motivation and self doubt? I can help. Together we can sort out goals you'd like to achieve and identify steps you can take to get where you want to go. Starting with a here-and-now focus we can make sense of how the past influences the present. You can understand yourself and your relationships better and make changes in your life today. Let's begin with what feels most important to you!"
Robert G Hartford, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, LCSW, CSW, LSCP, EFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
"As the only Licensed Systems-Centered* Therapist in the DC area, together we will explore how to get more of what you want. In a supportive, safe environment, you'll learn methods to reduce anxiety, depression and identify patterns that may have served you at one time but are not working now. Initially, sessions will be focused on: Exploring the issues that are important to you - determine goals you want to achieve. We will begin to develop trust, respect, and a personal connection so that you feel safe and understood. Marriage/couples work I am Certified EFT - Emotionally Focused Therapist."
(202) 600-8157
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
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"As the only Licensed Systems-Centered* Therapist in the DC area, together we will explore how to get more of what you want. In a supportive, safe environment, you'll learn methods to reduce anxiety, depression and identify patterns that may have served you at one time but are not working now. Initially, sessions will be focused on: Exploring the issues that are important to you - determine goals you want to achieve. We will begin to develop trust, respect, and a personal connection so that you feel safe and understood. Marriage/couples work I am Certified EFT - Emotionally Focused Therapist."
R. Katie Bruder, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20007
"Welcome, and thank you for making the brave choice to invest in your mental health. Therapy should be a safe place to explore your experiences and emotions more deeply. Please note: I will be able to take on new patients in February 2020. Please feel free to get in touch if you'd like to be added to the waitlist for a call at that time."
(703) 468-1512
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20007
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"Welcome, and thank you for making the brave choice to invest in your mental health. Therapy should be a safe place to explore your experiences and emotions more deeply. Please note: I will be able to take on new patients in February 2020. Please feel free to get in touch if you'd like to be added to the waitlist for a call at that time."
Kimberly Wilson, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, MSW, LICSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
"Struggling with anxiety or overwhelm? Feeling unsettled? I work with clients seeking support with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, transition, emotional regulation, grief and loss, and stress reduction. By offering a safe space to reflect, our sessions focus on helping you gain insight, reduce stress and anxiety, set goals, create change, and highlight strengths. We collaborate to deepen self-understanding and self-compassion, expand coping skills, and move you forward. Through my work I've been called upon as a wellness expert for Cosmopolitan, US News & World Report, Washingtonian, various books, podcasts, TV, and radio."
(202) 813-1683
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
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"Struggling with anxiety or overwhelm? Feeling unsettled? I work with clients seeking support with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, transition, emotional regulation, grief and loss, and stress reduction. By offering a safe space to reflect, our sessions focus on helping you gain insight, reduce stress and anxiety, set goals, create change, and highlight strengths. We collaborate to deepen self-understanding and self-compassion, expand coping skills, and move you forward. Through my work I've been called upon as a wellness expert for Cosmopolitan, US News & World Report, Washingtonian, various books, podcasts, TV, and radio."
Michael J. Stiers, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
"Most people that I see in my practice do not have an emotional or psychological illness but are faced with professional or relationship issues that are causing personal distress. These issues when not understood and dealt with can create symptoms of anxiety, depression and a loss of satisfaction in personal, professional, and intimate relationships. They can also interfere with the full expression of a person's unique abilities and the fulfillment of his or her goals. "
(202) 470-1514
Verified
Washington, District of Columbia 20036
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"Most people that I see in my practice do not have an emotional or psychological illness but are faced with professional or relationship issues that are causing personal distress. These issues when not understood and dealt with can create symptoms of anxiety, depression and a loss of satisfaction in personal, professional, and intimate relationships. They can also interfere with the full expression of a person's unique abilities and the fulfillment of his or her goals. "

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