Elaine Klionsky

Psychologist, JD, PhD

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Elaine Klionsky

Psychologist, JD, PhD


Location

Offers video and phone sessions

Elaine Klionsky, JD, PhD, Inc.
6917 Arlington Road
#223
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 244-8991

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2000 P Street NW (dupont Circle)
Suite 412
Washington, DC 20036
(301) 244-8991
Announcement icon Due to the need for social distancing related to COVID 19, all individuals have the option of online, video, or phone sessions.
I am committed to helping individuals and couples gain insight and make behavioral changes to enhance their lives. My focus is on relationships with friends, family, romantic partners and/or the workplace as I believe engagement in these areas is an important aspect of living a satisfying and purposeful life. I also work with those struggling with addictions, compulsions, self-destructive behavior (especially eating disorders), and balancing the competing demands of life. My professional strengths are reflected in a nonjudgmental stance and an ability to help people examine themselves and make the changes necessary to live in a more fulfilling life.
My understanding of people and the psychotherapeutic process is psychodynamic. My method of practice focuses on forming a therapeutic alliance and relationship with each client. Through this process, I learn more about each person as an individual and what may be effective in alleviating their distress and bring more satisfaction to their life.
I work with adults individually, in couples, and in ongoing (co-ed and single sex) psychotherapy groups. I believe a setting in which a client feels secure, respected, and understood is critical to a positive outcome in therapy. I was included in the Washington Magazine list of Best Therapists.
Elaine Klionsky
“Helping with anxiety, depression, relationships, addictions Maintaining purpose/vitality while living with loss and stress and COVID”

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $180 - $200
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, Cash, Check, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • School: George Washington University
  • Year Graduated: 1994
  • License and State: 03260 Maryland

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: AGPA / Certified Group Therapist
  • Certificate Date: 2000
  • Certificate: DC Bar Association / J.D.
  • Certificate Date: 1983

Elaine Klionsky's Groups

Psychodynamically Oriented Mixed Gender

This is a mixed gender psychotherapy group addressing a variety of issues including career development, appropriate expression of feelings including anger, relationships with friends, colleagues, and romantic partners, parenting, work/life balance, depression, anxiety, and self-destructive behavior. The ages of members range from 30 to 60

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Psychodynamic, process oriented, long-term

This mixed gender psychodynamic psychotherapy group addresses issues such as marriage, parenting, career development, life satisfaction, anxiety, and depression. Members are able to participate in discussion of the process of interacting while covering content. Members work on appropriate expression of a wide range of feelings.

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Women's Psychotherapy Group

This psychodynamic psychotherapy group is comprised of women in their 20's through 40's. The focus is on self-acceptance, relationship building, career development, and appropriate self-expression. Members have considerable psychotherapy experience and are able to observe themselves and the group process as they discuss content.

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Location

Elaine Klionsky, JD, PhD, Inc.
6917 Arlington Road
#223
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 244-8991
Offers video and phone sessions

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

2000 P Street NW (dupont Circle)
Suite 412
Washington, DC 20036
(301) 244-8991
Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions, Work-Life Balance
  • Obesity
  • Parenting
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Substance Use
  • Weight Loss
Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Age
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Eclectic
  • Existential
  • Humanistic
  • Interpersonal
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group

Links

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Last Modified: 27 Jun 2020
Elaine Klionsky, JD, PhD, Psychologist in Bethesda

Elaine Klionsky

Psychologist, JD, PhD