Shoshana Pearlman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C Verified
Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
Are you feeling sad or worried? Stuck in situations and relationships that leave you feeling drained and dissatisfied? Overwhelmed by dealing with your own illness or caring for loved ones? Sometimes even positive life changes, such as going to college/grad school, having a baby/returning to work as a mom, getting married, new relationships, or relocating for a new job can create stress and distress. These difficulties can sometimes surprise you and leave you feeling guilty, unsure, and thinking you are the only one who is struggling to adjust. I specialize in treating depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and life transitions.
(240) 453-4348 x1
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Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
Are you feeling sad or worried? Stuck in situations and relationships that leave you feeling drained and dissatisfied? Overwhelmed by dealing with your own illness or caring for loved ones? Sometimes even positive life changes, such as going to college/grad school, having a baby/returning to work as a mom, getting married, new relationships, or relocating for a new job can create stress and distress. These difficulties can sometimes surprise you and leave you feeling guilty, unsure, and thinking you are the only one who is struggling to adjust. I specialize in treating depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and life transitions.
Karen G Jacobs
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, ACSW, LCSW-C Verified
Rockville, MD 20850
I provide psychotherapy for those experiencing life transitions, loss, stress, relationship issues, low self-esteem, ACOA issues, anxiety, and depression. I help my clients to recognize and modify negative thinking and behavior patterns, to experience personal growth and greater self-awareness, and to attain positive self-regard and well-being. Change is difficult. Every time we transition, we experience some level of loss. Even those life events which society labels "joyful" are often filled with stress and anxiety. If you are feeling stuck, give me a call so we can talk about it. Karen G. Jacobs, ACSW, LCSW-C
(301) 230-5500
Verified

Rockville, MD 20850
I provide psychotherapy for those experiencing life transitions, loss, stress, relationship issues, low self-esteem, ACOA issues, anxiety, and depression. I help my clients to recognize and modify negative thinking and behavior patterns, to experience personal growth and greater self-awareness, and to attain positive self-regard and well-being. Change is difficult. Every time we transition, we experience some level of loss. Even those life events which society labels "joyful" are often filled with stress and anxiety. If you are feeling stuck, give me a call so we can talk about it. Karen G. Jacobs, ACSW, LCSW-C
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Patrice A Craigie
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LCMFT, LMFT Verified
Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
TELETHERAPY APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE. My ideal client is willing to be introspective. They may present with a wide array of issues ranging from depression, anxiety, bi-polar, schizophrenia and adjustment and posttraumatic stress disorders, ADHD, substance and alcohol abuse, hoarding, LGBTQ+ related issues, sexual and physical trauma, relationship concerns and grief. Not only do my clients need validation and support, but they want to understand the function of their symptoms. My goal is to help clients make sense of their feelings and find ways to reduce their symptoms so that it does not interfere with their daily functioning.
(240) 453-4652
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Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
TELETHERAPY APPOINTMENTS AVAILABLE. My ideal client is willing to be introspective. They may present with a wide array of issues ranging from depression, anxiety, bi-polar, schizophrenia and adjustment and posttraumatic stress disorders, ADHD, substance and alcohol abuse, hoarding, LGBTQ+ related issues, sexual and physical trauma, relationship concerns and grief. Not only do my clients need validation and support, but they want to understand the function of their symptoms. My goal is to help clients make sense of their feelings and find ways to reduce their symptoms so that it does not interfere with their daily functioning.
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Nora Talavera Wellness & Mental Health
Counselor, LCPC Verified
Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
Hello and welcome! Sometimes our lives are stable; however, there are times where we are suddenly confronted with traumatic experiences or losses, such as health problems (dx. of cancer or terminal illnesses), the death of a loved one, separation of the family, loss of work, problems with our children, or academic struggles. These situations can make us feel unsure of our own capacities and emotional strengths which can lead to increased vulnerability, and can cause us to start experiencing high levels of depression and anxiety, or other emotional pain/fears.
(301) 417-5582
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Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
Hello and welcome! Sometimes our lives are stable; however, there are times where we are suddenly confronted with traumatic experiences or losses, such as health problems (dx. of cancer or terminal illnesses), the death of a loved one, separation of the family, loss of work, problems with our children, or academic struggles. These situations can make us feel unsure of our own capacities and emotional strengths which can lead to increased vulnerability, and can cause us to start experiencing high levels of depression and anxiety, or other emotional pain/fears.
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Jennifer Cohen
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C Verified
Rockville, MD 20855
I have worked extensively with individuals and families who may be struggling with life transitions, communication problems within the family, and other mental health concerns such as anxiety, depression and adjustment issues.
Deciding to reach out to a therapist is not an easy task. It is normal to feel anxious about seeking help and trusting another person. As a licensed Clinical Social Worker, I provide an atmosphere in therapy that feels safe and accepting. I use a solution-focused approach to help you reach your goals. I offer practical solutions while also providing insight and support and incorporate various cognitive behavioral strategies and mindfulness techniques as well. My goal for you is to find relief for the issues you are facing so that you may lead a happy and productive life.
(301) 246-8130
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Rockville, MD 20855
I have worked extensively with individuals and families who may be struggling with life transitions, communication problems within the family, and other mental health concerns such as anxiety, depression and adjustment issues.
Deciding to reach out to a therapist is not an easy task. It is normal to feel anxious about seeking help and trusting another person. As a licensed Clinical Social Worker, I provide an atmosphere in therapy that feels safe and accepting. I use a solution-focused approach to help you reach your goals. I offer practical solutions while also providing insight and support and incorporate various cognitive behavioral strategies and mindfulness techniques as well. My goal for you is to find relief for the issues you are facing so that you may lead a happy and productive life.
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Mary Foster Herbers
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C Verified
Rockville, MD 20855
Offers online therapy
I am a licensed clinical social worker with years of experience in working with people of all ages going through difficult times. I work with adults, 18 and older. My group, individual,and couples therapy sessions provide an arena for acceptance and an opportunity to work through problems. Do you struggle with work stress, depression, anxiety, negative thoughts, anger, lonely feelings, low self esteem, conflicts with others, past memories, shame, confusion or lack of concentration, hopelessness?. Let us meet and sort out the situation you can not cope with on your own. It is weakness, not strength that binds us together.
(240) 813-4214
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Rockville, MD 20855
Offers online therapy
I am a licensed clinical social worker with years of experience in working with people of all ages going through difficult times. I work with adults, 18 and older. My group, individual,and couples therapy sessions provide an arena for acceptance and an opportunity to work through problems. Do you struggle with work stress, depression, anxiety, negative thoughts, anger, lonely feelings, low self esteem, conflicts with others, past memories, shame, confusion or lack of concentration, hopelessness?. Let us meet and sort out the situation you can not cope with on your own. It is weakness, not strength that binds us together.
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Aimee Block
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Rockville, MD 20852
My experience includes working with individuals, families, and groups, addressing issues such as anxiety, depression, self-esteem, anger, relationship difficulties, chronic illness, grief, parenting, and life transitions.
We all feel stuck at times as we navigate life’s challenges. Therapy provides the opportunity to gain insight and skills needed to make the changes you want in your life. My goal is to provide a welcoming, nonjudgmental, and compassionate space to guide you in exploring and adjusting patterns of thinking, feeling, and relating that interfere with living more fully and freely. My holistic approach integrates techniques for mind, body, and spirit that build upon your unique strengths, to progress towards the positive changes you envision.
(240) 839-6896
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Rockville, MD 20852
My experience includes working with individuals, families, and groups, addressing issues such as anxiety, depression, self-esteem, anger, relationship difficulties, chronic illness, grief, parenting, and life transitions.
We all feel stuck at times as we navigate life’s challenges. Therapy provides the opportunity to gain insight and skills needed to make the changes you want in your life. My goal is to provide a welcoming, nonjudgmental, and compassionate space to guide you in exploring and adjusting patterns of thinking, feeling, and relating that interfere with living more fully and freely. My holistic approach integrates techniques for mind, body, and spirit that build upon your unique strengths, to progress towards the positive changes you envision.
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Nina Anagnostopoulos
Counselor, LGPC Verified
Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
I am a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor (LGPC) and a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP), and I provide individual therapy services to adults age 18 and up. A significant portion of my work is with young adults, however, I welcome adults of all ages. I've worked with a range of clinical issues, many centering around depression, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflict, self-esteem, life transitions, and trauma.
(301) 321-8787
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Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
I am a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor (LGPC) and a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP), and I provide individual therapy services to adults age 18 and up. A significant portion of my work is with young adults, however, I welcome adults of all ages. I've worked with a range of clinical issues, many centering around depression, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflict, self-esteem, life transitions, and trauma.
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Victoria Brathwaite
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
Rockville, MD 20850
Offers online therapy
Identifying and replacing negative thoughts, reframing negative interpretations and implementing positive behavioral skills to create and maintain positive moods, healthy relationships and improving cognitive focus for children and adults with depression, anxiety and ADHD are my specialty. If you are experiencing anxiety, depression, relationship challenges, parenting stress, or the impact of trauma, it is my mission to support you as we identify ways of coping and thinking. We'll explore the origins and purpose of behaviors, moods and thought patterns; how they are sustained and how they impact psychological and overall wellbeing.
(240) 202-2667
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Rockville, MD 20850
Offers online therapy
Identifying and replacing negative thoughts, reframing negative interpretations and implementing positive behavioral skills to create and maintain positive moods, healthy relationships and improving cognitive focus for children and adults with depression, anxiety and ADHD are my specialty. If you are experiencing anxiety, depression, relationship challenges, parenting stress, or the impact of trauma, it is my mission to support you as we identify ways of coping and thinking. We'll explore the origins and purpose of behaviors, moods and thought patterns; how they are sustained and how they impact psychological and overall wellbeing.
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Marci K. Malnik,LCSW-C, LLC
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C Verified
Rockville, MD 20850
My expertise is in treating mood disorders (depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder), the long-term effects of trauma and family systems issues (divorce, remarriage, blended families, parenting concerns).
Do you find yourself sad, angry and negative too much of the time? Is your ability to communicate with your spouse broken? Are your children exhibiting negative behaviors that put your family in a state of chaos? Have you suffered a loss or a change that has created an imbalance at home? I can help you and the members of your family to understand the situations at hand and develop the strategies to put your lives back together again. Whether you are an individual, a couple, a parent of an adolescent or a family seeking therapy, I can help.
(301) 529-1480
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Rockville, MD 20850
My expertise is in treating mood disorders (depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder), the long-term effects of trauma and family systems issues (divorce, remarriage, blended families, parenting concerns).
Do you find yourself sad, angry and negative too much of the time? Is your ability to communicate with your spouse broken? Are your children exhibiting negative behaviors that put your family in a state of chaos? Have you suffered a loss or a change that has created an imbalance at home? I can help you and the members of your family to understand the situations at hand and develop the strategies to put your lives back together again. Whether you are an individual, a couple, a parent of an adolescent or a family seeking therapy, I can help.
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Classen-Miller and Associates
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, MSW Verified
Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
Specialties of our therapists include depression, anxiety, addiction, substance abuse, bipolar, borderline personality, dual diagnosis, self-harm, OCD, psychosis, eating disorders, adoption, learning disability, ADHD, autism, insomnia, divorce, women's issues, infertility, cross-cultural, marital, couples, relationships, family conflict, trauma, PTSD, grief.
TELETHERAPY AND IN-OFFICE APPOINTMENTS with experienced psychotherapists who are licensed at the highest level of their profession. We accept mayor insurance plans and work with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families, Our clinicians reflect the full diversity of our community. We provide a safe and nonjudgmental environment that enables our clients to work towards solutions, develop coping skills and have a better understanding of the issues that interfere with self-esteem and a sense of well being.
(301) 918-5312
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Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
Specialties of our therapists include depression, anxiety, addiction, substance abuse, bipolar, borderline personality, dual diagnosis, self-harm, OCD, psychosis, eating disorders, adoption, learning disability, ADHD, autism, insomnia, divorce, women's issues, infertility, cross-cultural, marital, couples, relationships, family conflict, trauma, PTSD, grief.
TELETHERAPY AND IN-OFFICE APPOINTMENTS with experienced psychotherapists who are licensed at the highest level of their profession. We accept mayor insurance plans and work with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families, Our clinicians reflect the full diversity of our community. We provide a safe and nonjudgmental environment that enables our clients to work towards solutions, develop coping skills and have a better understanding of the issues that interfere with self-esteem and a sense of well being.
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Dayle Sterman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C Verified
Rockville, MD 20850
Offers online therapy
Areas of expertise include couples therapy, depression, anxiety, addictions, grief and loss, life transitions, trauma, abuse, eating disorders & ACOA issues.
TELETHERAPY available. Are you struggling to improve feelings about yourself and your relationships? Sometimes the stresses of daily living are hard to manage. You may be struggling with anxiety, sadness,depression, addiction or grief. I can help you navigate through tough times. I provide individual and couples therapy to help you get "unstuck", find new ways to cope, & improve communication and intimacy in your relationships. In therapy you learn to overcome obstacles that interfere with happiness. We identify strengths and patterns of behavior that interfere with achieving happiness to help you enjoy life and relationships
(301) 852-5582
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Rockville, MD 20850
Offers online therapy
Areas of expertise include couples therapy, depression, anxiety, addictions, grief and loss, life transitions, trauma, abuse, eating disorders & ACOA issues.
TELETHERAPY available. Are you struggling to improve feelings about yourself and your relationships? Sometimes the stresses of daily living are hard to manage. You may be struggling with anxiety, sadness,depression, addiction or grief. I can help you navigate through tough times. I provide individual and couples therapy to help you get "unstuck", find new ways to cope, & improve communication and intimacy in your relationships. In therapy you learn to overcome obstacles that interfere with happiness. We identify strengths and patterns of behavior that interfere with achieving happiness to help you enjoy life and relationships
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Marti Cullen
Counselor, LCPC Verified
Rockville, MD 20855
Areas of special interest include anxiety, depression, substance abuse, life transitions, women's issues, self esteem, parenting, anger management, couples counseling, and school related issues.
Thank you for visiting my profile! I have more then 15 years of experience working in the mental health field. I help treat adolescents, adults, couples, and families navigating through difficult and challenging times. While working with me, you will have the space to explore feelings of anxiety, frustration, and sadness in order to better understand yourself. You will regain your inner strength, refocus, and develop skills to tackle daily stressors, learn ways to cope with anxiety, depression or hardships of everyday life, and set personal goals and begin to achieve them.
(240) 833-7915
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Rockville, MD 20855
Areas of special interest include anxiety, depression, substance abuse, life transitions, women's issues, self esteem, parenting, anger management, couples counseling, and school related issues.
Thank you for visiting my profile! I have more then 15 years of experience working in the mental health field. I help treat adolescents, adults, couples, and families navigating through difficult and challenging times. While working with me, you will have the space to explore feelings of anxiety, frustration, and sadness in order to better understand yourself. You will regain your inner strength, refocus, and develop skills to tackle daily stressors, learn ways to cope with anxiety, depression or hardships of everyday life, and set personal goals and begin to achieve them.
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Joanne Lynch-Bachbauer
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C Verified
Rockville, MD 20850
I specialize in the treatment of depression, anxiety, mood disorders and recovery issues. I am particularly interested in how these emotional states effect a person's capacity to experience their full potential in intimate relationships. I use a holistic approach which takes into account the emotional, physical and spiritual well-being of the whole person.
(301) 861-3914
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Rockville, MD 20850
I specialize in the treatment of depression, anxiety, mood disorders and recovery issues. I am particularly interested in how these emotional states effect a person's capacity to experience their full potential in intimate relationships. I use a holistic approach which takes into account the emotional, physical and spiritual well-being of the whole person.
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Mona Malik
Counselor, LCPC, MA Verified
Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
I specialize in problem areas including depression, anxiety, multicultural & women's issues, and dysfunctional behavior(s).
TELETHERAPY AND IN-OFFICE APPOINTMENTS. I use my cultural background, professional training & experience to effectively address multicultural issues and problems that stem from social factors and the environment in which the client lives in. I excel at assisting clients who are invested in their own personal growth. Additionally, I have successfully treated clients struggling with women's issues and existential concerns related to seeking a more meaningful life.
(301) 327-2154
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Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
I specialize in problem areas including depression, anxiety, multicultural & women's issues, and dysfunctional behavior(s).
TELETHERAPY AND IN-OFFICE APPOINTMENTS. I use my cultural background, professional training & experience to effectively address multicultural issues and problems that stem from social factors and the environment in which the client lives in. I excel at assisting clients who are invested in their own personal growth. Additionally, I have successfully treated clients struggling with women's issues and existential concerns related to seeking a more meaningful life.
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Katharina Von Gersdorff
Counselor, MS, LCPC Verified
Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
TELETHERAPY AVAILABLE. I enjoy working with adolescents, adults, couples, children and families who are facing a challenge and are looking for support. My experience in clinical practice allows me to assist with goal directed activities and work to achieve significant changes. A large part of my work is helping clients manage their anxiety or depression and to take concrete steps towards a more positive future. We work together to accomplish goals that the client has chosen to gain a greater understanding of themselves and their behaviors.We focus on changing relationship dynamics and learning new coping skills.
(301) 804-2350
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Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
TELETHERAPY AVAILABLE. I enjoy working with adolescents, adults, couples, children and families who are facing a challenge and are looking for support. My experience in clinical practice allows me to assist with goal directed activities and work to achieve significant changes. A large part of my work is helping clients manage their anxiety or depression and to take concrete steps towards a more positive future. We work together to accomplish goals that the client has chosen to gain a greater understanding of themselves and their behaviors.We focus on changing relationship dynamics and learning new coping skills.
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Nicole Rollins-Lamar
Counselor, PsyD, LCPC Verified
Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
My areas of practice include depression, anxiety, bipolar, trauma; couples/family relationships, women's issues; postpartum difficulties, parenting concerns, and self-esteem issues.
TELETHERAPY For more than 12 years I've worked with adults, couples, families, and adolescents in Illinois, DC, and Maryland. I often use a diverse and ethnically sensitive and relevant approach to treatment. It is my goal to provide a non-judgmental and welcoming space for clients to ultimately experience joy, develop more effective coping strategies, and best understand their life's purpose. I value the therapeutic connection and relationship that includes a non judgmental and empathetic environment.
(301) 433-7895
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Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
My areas of practice include depression, anxiety, bipolar, trauma; couples/family relationships, women's issues; postpartum difficulties, parenting concerns, and self-esteem issues.
TELETHERAPY For more than 12 years I've worked with adults, couples, families, and adolescents in Illinois, DC, and Maryland. I often use a diverse and ethnically sensitive and relevant approach to treatment. It is my goal to provide a non-judgmental and welcoming space for clients to ultimately experience joy, develop more effective coping strategies, and best understand their life's purpose. I value the therapeutic connection and relationship that includes a non judgmental and empathetic environment.
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Marc Minkin
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C, ACHP-SW Verified
Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
TELETHERAPY, Deciding to engage or reengage in therapy is often preceded by something very uncomfortable in our lives and it takes courage to start making calls to local providers. I welcome your inquiry and look forward to getting to know you and working towards solutions to what is most troubling in your life. My experience is with adults from a variety of backgrounds who have issues ranging from: mild to severe anxiety and depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD/ADD, addictions, death and grieving, LGBTQI+ related concerns, social isolation and loneliness, life transitions and relationship difficulties, everyday stressors, and trauma.
(240) 453-4834
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Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
TELETHERAPY, Deciding to engage or reengage in therapy is often preceded by something very uncomfortable in our lives and it takes courage to start making calls to local providers. I welcome your inquiry and look forward to getting to know you and working towards solutions to what is most troubling in your life. My experience is with adults from a variety of backgrounds who have issues ranging from: mild to severe anxiety and depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD/ADD, addictions, death and grieving, LGBTQI+ related concerns, social isolation and loneliness, life transitions and relationship difficulties, everyday stressors, and trauma.
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Linda L. Bloch
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MS, LCSW-C, RN Verified
Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
My practice includes issues related to depression, anxiety, trauma, adoption, domestic violence, grief.
TELETHERAPY AVAILABLE. As both a Clinical Social Worker and Registered Nurse, I have a broad perspective on mental health issues and treatment options. I have over 25 years of experience helping adolescents, adults, couples, and families.
(301) 684-5357
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Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
My practice includes issues related to depression, anxiety, trauma, adoption, domestic violence, grief.
TELETHERAPY AVAILABLE. As both a Clinical Social Worker and Registered Nurse, I have a broad perspective on mental health issues and treatment options. I have over 25 years of experience helping adolescents, adults, couples, and families.
Selena C Snow
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
Are you feeling depressed or anxious? Experiencing difficulty in a personal relationship? Have you been feeling stuck? Our licensed therapists understand how life may feel overwhelming when you are dealing with stress and sadness or adjusting to big changes that have happened. Let us help you to feel better and move forward with your life to reach your personal goals. We provide a warm and supportive environment where you can openly discuss your concerns as we work together to resolve them. You will also learn to apply new skills to your daily life that can be beneficial to you, both now and in the future.
(240) 696-2001
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Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
Are you feeling depressed or anxious? Experiencing difficulty in a personal relationship? Have you been feeling stuck? Our licensed therapists understand how life may feel overwhelming when you are dealing with stress and sadness or adjusting to big changes that have happened. Let us help you to feel better and move forward with your life to reach your personal goals. We provide a warm and supportive environment where you can openly discuss your concerns as we work together to resolve them. You will also learn to apply new skills to your daily life that can be beneficial to you, both now and in the future.

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Depression Therapists
Depressive disorders are characterized by persistent feelings of sadness and worthlessness and a lack of desire to engage in formerly pleasurable activities. Depression is not a passing blue mood, which almost everyone experiences from time to time, but a complex mind/body illness that interferes with everyday functioning. It not only darkens one's outlook, it is commonly marked by sleep problems and changes in energy levels and appetite. It alters the structure and function of nerve cells so that it disrupts the way the brain processes information and interprets experience.

Despite feelings of hopelessness and worthlessness, depression is a treatable condition. It can be treated with psychotherapy by depression therapists in Rockville. As with many illnesses, the earlier treatment begins, the more effective it can be and the greater the likelihood that recurrence can be prevented.

Psychotherapy addresses the thinking patterns that precipitate depression, and studies show that it prevents recurrence. Drug therapy is often helpful in relieving symptoms, such as severe anxiety, so that people can engage in meaningful psychotherapy.