Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I believe our culture is finally recognizing that a more holistic approach to treatment is needed. With over 40+ years of experience working in community mental health and private practice, I know the importance on our assessing and understanding all of the ways society impacts every individual. Everything around us matters, even beyond our personal relationships with our families, colleagues and friends. Speaking as a proud social worker, for how better is it to effectively diagnose and treat a human problem then to utilize a fully inclusive, psycho-social model of evaluation? I am committed to your specific, and unique needs.
Elders (65+)
(301) 298-3135
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Elders (65+)
I believe our culture is finally recognizing that a more holistic approach to treatment is needed. With over 40+ years of experience working in community mental health and private practice, I know the importance on our assessing and understanding all of the ways society impacts every individual. Everything around us matters, even beyond our personal relationships with our families, colleagues and friends. Speaking as a proud social worker, for how better is it to effectively diagnose and treat a human problem then to utilize a fully inclusive, psycho-social model of evaluation? I am committed to your specific, and unique needs.
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Counselor, LCPC, MS, MEd, NCC Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I am passionate about helping individuals and couples experience deeper connection, wholeness, and joy in their relationship. I speak French and Spanish fluently and appreciate the richness and challenges of multiculturalism in relationships. I have experience working with adults struggling with depression, anxiety, anger, self-esteem, and other interpersonal issues. My husband and I lead one-day workshops for premarital and pre-commitment couples and 2-day Imago workshops for couples at any stage in their relationship.
Elders (65+)
(202) 335-6314 x712
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Elders (65+)
I am passionate about helping individuals and couples experience deeper connection, wholeness, and joy in their relationship. I speak French and Spanish fluently and appreciate the richness and challenges of multiculturalism in relationships. I have experience working with adults struggling with depression, anxiety, anger, self-esteem, and other interpersonal issues. My husband and I lead one-day workshops for premarital and pre-commitment couples and 2-day Imago workshops for couples at any stage in their relationship.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC, CRC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20813
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.
Elders (65+)
(202) 601-3485
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Bethesda, MD 20813
Elders (65+)
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.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Hello. If you are considering psychotherapy, a good "fit" with your psychologist is essential. I have been a practicing clinical psychologist for over forty years. During that time, I have also been a psychology professor at Montgomery College. My theoretical orientation is a pragmatic blend of cognitive, humanistic, psychodynamic and behavioral, but I am also a firm believer in the value of positive psychology. I try not to diagnose people, but rather work with the entire individual, especially with their strengths. I am not the "silent, blank-screen" kind of therapist.
Elders (65+)
(240) 685-9559
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Elders (65+)
Hello. If you are considering psychotherapy, a good "fit" with your psychologist is essential. I have been a practicing clinical psychologist for over forty years. During that time, I have also been a psychology professor at Montgomery College. My theoretical orientation is a pragmatic blend of cognitive, humanistic, psychodynamic and behavioral, but I am also a firm believer in the value of positive psychology. I try not to diagnose people, but rather work with the entire individual, especially with their strengths. I am not the "silent, blank-screen" kind of therapist.
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Psychologist, PsyD, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20810
Do you suffer from physical symptoms such as chronic pain, migraine, irritable bowel syndrome (e.g., nausea, diarrhea), fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, weakness, or dizziness? Have medical tests and treatments failed to explain or treat your symptoms? You may have Medically Unexplained Physical Symptoms, which can be caused or worsened by emotional factors, and can be treated with therapy. At IEH-DC, we are experts in treating the emotional factors that can be at the root of these physical symptoms. Our diagnostic evaluation can help you and your medical team to diagnose whether and how emotional processes are impacting your physical health.
Elders (65+)
(610) 991-7082
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Bethesda, MD 20810
Elders (65+)
Do you suffer from physical symptoms such as chronic pain, migraine, irritable bowel syndrome (e.g., nausea, diarrhea), fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, weakness, or dizziness? Have medical tests and treatments failed to explain or treat your symptoms? You may have Medically Unexplained Physical Symptoms, which can be caused or worsened by emotional factors, and can be treated with therapy. At IEH-DC, we are experts in treating the emotional factors that can be at the root of these physical symptoms. Our diagnostic evaluation can help you and your medical team to diagnose whether and how emotional processes are impacting your physical health.
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Psychologist, PhD, FIPA Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I believe individuals come to talk to a therapist when in emotional pain-- sadness, fear, loneliness, depression, traumas, and uncertainties. I want to help people express their deep concerns and learn what emotional conflicts and transitions are causing discomforts. Understanding inner experience is very helpful with a psychoanalytic therapist who creates with you a trusting place for speaking. Knowing oneself deeply can bring about transformations in the way you feel, have a relationship, and are able to work and create. I look forward to speaking with you and listening to what you need to talk about.
Elders (65+)
(301) 861-4938
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Elders (65+)
I believe individuals come to talk to a therapist when in emotional pain-- sadness, fear, loneliness, depression, traumas, and uncertainties. I want to help people express their deep concerns and learn what emotional conflicts and transitions are causing discomforts. Understanding inner experience is very helpful with a psychoanalytic therapist who creates with you a trusting place for speaking. Knowing oneself deeply can bring about transformations in the way you feel, have a relationship, and are able to work and create. I look forward to speaking with you and listening to what you need to talk about.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I work with clients to create a safe and affirming relationship so that there is room for healing and growth. My work with each client is unique, however central to my work is respect for your issues, concerns, and the challenges you face in your life. I see therapy as a partnership where we work together to create the changes that you are seeking in your life. I am comforatable working with a wide variety of issues from career and work life to recovering from childhood trauma and abuse.
Elders (65+)
(301) 358-6421
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Elders (65+)
I work with clients to create a safe and affirming relationship so that there is room for healing and growth. My work with each client is unique, however central to my work is respect for your issues, concerns, and the challenges you face in your life. I see therapy as a partnership where we work together to create the changes that you are seeking in your life. I am comforatable working with a wide variety of issues from career and work life to recovering from childhood trauma and abuse.
CTRS, CPRP, CLP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
House Calls is a comprehensive service for family or loved one faced with chronic or situational life circumstances. House Calls has a team of specialists some licensed and some certified in disciplines such as counseling, medical case management, on line recreation therapy addressing isolation, addiction monitoring, vocational and/or educational coaching; help find subsidies, advocacy to transition special needs individuals or seniors; referrals and resources for people with chronic mental illness; phobias; school anxiety; navigating the mental health/medical maze and we help lawyers entrusted with guardianship for an individual?
Elders (65+)
(240) 503-5062
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Elders (65+)
House Calls is a comprehensive service for family or loved one faced with chronic or situational life circumstances. House Calls has a team of specialists some licensed and some certified in disciplines such as counseling, medical case management, on line recreation therapy addressing isolation, addiction monitoring, vocational and/or educational coaching; help find subsidies, advocacy to transition special needs individuals or seniors; referrals and resources for people with chronic mental illness; phobias; school anxiety; navigating the mental health/medical maze and we help lawyers entrusted with guardianship for an individual?
Photo of Isabel M Berman, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20810
Welcome, and thank you for visiting me. I believe a strong and trusting relationship between a therapist and client is fundamental to the success of therapy. I provide a warm, non-judgmental environment in which I hope you will feel comfortable, so you can achieve your goals, change something that's not working for you, develop self-awareness, or better understand your own potential. I strongly believe in working with people of all ages, since our stages of life change. I can adjust my therapeutic technique dynamically based on feedback the client provides me on what works for you.
Elders (65+)
(301) 812-3316
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20810
Elders (65+)
Welcome, and thank you for visiting me. I believe a strong and trusting relationship between a therapist and client is fundamental to the success of therapy. I provide a warm, non-judgmental environment in which I hope you will feel comfortable, so you can achieve your goals, change something that's not working for you, develop self-awareness, or better understand your own potential. I strongly believe in working with people of all ages, since our stages of life change. I can adjust my therapeutic technique dynamically based on feedback the client provides me on what works for you.
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Psychologist, PhD, FIPA Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I specialize in working with families, couples, groups, and individuals. I treat children as young as three, have experience with school phobia, adoption, blended families, gender issues, gay, lesbian, and transgender individuals, and the challenges of elderly. I am experienced working with psychoses, severe post traumatic stress disorder, eating disorders, body dysmorphic disorder, and problems of every day life. I have special expertise working with the LGBTQ+ population, with adolescents, sexual development, severe mental illness, post traumatic stress disorder, and physical illnesses.
Elders (65+)
(240) 242-9949
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Elders (65+)
I specialize in working with families, couples, groups, and individuals. I treat children as young as three, have experience with school phobia, adoption, blended families, gender issues, gay, lesbian, and transgender individuals, and the challenges of elderly. I am experienced working with psychoses, severe post traumatic stress disorder, eating disorders, body dysmorphic disorder, and problems of every day life. I have special expertise working with the LGBTQ+ population, with adolescents, sexual development, severe mental illness, post traumatic stress disorder, and physical illnesses.
Photo of Mary A. FitzGerald, LCSW-C, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Maximizing potential: Regardless of age, emotional stress and difficulties can get in the way of reaching one's optimal level of functioning. As a licensed clinical social worker, I provide intensive individual psychotherapy to children, adolescents and adults. My adult practice has centered on helping individuals find a deeper sense of purpose in their lives and a more meaningful connection in relationships -- at any age. The child and adolescent work has included providing individual child centered therapy and parent guidance.
Elders (65+)
(202) 670-4928
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Elders (65+)
Maximizing potential: Regardless of age, emotional stress and difficulties can get in the way of reaching one's optimal level of functioning. As a licensed clinical social worker, I provide intensive individual psychotherapy to children, adolescents and adults. My adult practice has centered on helping individuals find a deeper sense of purpose in their lives and a more meaningful connection in relationships -- at any age. The child and adolescent work has included providing individual child centered therapy and parent guidance.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
We are CBT experts. Since it was founded in 2003 by Dr. Stephen Holland, Capital Institute for Cognitive Therapy has been providing research-proven treatments and compassionate care in Washington, DC. We have now expanded our services to Bethesda. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) has been shown to be effective for a number of problems, including: depression, bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), hoarding, panic, phobias, social anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), eating disorders, insomnia, chronic pain, personality disorders, and relationship problems.
Elders (65+)
(202) 519-1348 x15
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Elders (65+)
We are CBT experts. Since it was founded in 2003 by Dr. Stephen Holland, Capital Institute for Cognitive Therapy has been providing research-proven treatments and compassionate care in Washington, DC. We have now expanded our services to Bethesda. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) has been shown to be effective for a number of problems, including: depression, bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), hoarding, panic, phobias, social anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), eating disorders, insomnia, chronic pain, personality disorders, and relationship problems.
Photo of Leila Jelvani, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I am passionate about working with individuals to take back their lives from anxiety disorders, OCD. I am a clinical social worker with specialized training and experience in treating adolescents and adults with anxiety disorders, including panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, specific phobias, and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Elders (65+)
(301) 637-8444
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Elders (65+)
I am passionate about working with individuals to take back their lives from anxiety disorders, OCD. I am a clinical social worker with specialized training and experience in treating adolescents and adults with anxiety disorders, including panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, specific phobias, and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PsyD, LCSW-C, LICSW Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
Therapy is a journey through which we find our authentic selves and become the best we can be. I have expertise in working with alcoholism, addictions, and recovery issues; and with relationship, couple and family issues. I have worked in the field for over twenty years. I work with adults and adolescents, in individual, couple and family modalities. My approach is to meet you where you are, and to help you to move towards your goals, overcome obstacles, and achieve maximum growth. I use several therapeutic approaches, including cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, and strengths-based techniques. Website: practicaltherapy.net.
Elders (65+)
(202) 618-9142
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Elders (65+)
Therapy is a journey through which we find our authentic selves and become the best we can be. I have expertise in working with alcoholism, addictions, and recovery issues; and with relationship, couple and family issues. I have worked in the field for over twenty years. I work with adults and adolescents, in individual, couple and family modalities. My approach is to meet you where you are, and to help you to move towards your goals, overcome obstacles, and achieve maximum growth. I use several therapeutic approaches, including cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, and strengths-based techniques. Website: practicaltherapy.net.
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Art Therapist, ATR-BC, LCPAT, CDP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Use the process of art-making to address the challenges of life. I work with clients dealing with grief and loss, depression, anxiety, stress, or going through life transitions. From children to young adults, to seniors, anyone can use the power of art-making as a tool for self-expression and healing. I specialize in working with those with cognitive impairment, including Alzheimer's and Dementia, Autism, or intellectual disabilities.
Elders (65+)
(301) 804-2167
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Elders (65+)
Use the process of art-making to address the challenges of life. I work with clients dealing with grief and loss, depression, anxiety, stress, or going through life transitions. From children to young adults, to seniors, anyone can use the power of art-making as a tool for self-expression and healing. I specialize in working with those with cognitive impairment, including Alzheimer's and Dementia, Autism, or intellectual disabilities.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LCMFT Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
My individual clients include those dealing with mental health challenges; making decisions about career or relationships; or pursuing more fulfilling approaches to life. I work with couples of all ages, stages, and compositions, addressing communication, infidelity, loss of passion, infertility, parenting, strengthening relationships, and deciding. I work with couples struggling to decide if and how to continue to work on deeply troubled relationships and solidifying commitment. I see families dealing with communication issues, creating appropriate boundaries, and working through separation, divorce, and blended family issues .
Elders (65+)
(301) 234-6398
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Elders (65+)
My individual clients include those dealing with mental health challenges; making decisions about career or relationships; or pursuing more fulfilling approaches to life. I work with couples of all ages, stages, and compositions, addressing communication, infidelity, loss of passion, infertility, parenting, strengthening relationships, and deciding. I work with couples struggling to decide if and how to continue to work on deeply troubled relationships and solidifying commitment. I see families dealing with communication issues, creating appropriate boundaries, and working through separation, divorce, and blended family issues .
Photo of David S. Rose, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, CGP Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I like to work with people who find that their usual ways of dealing with problems in their lives are not working as they have before. These problems can involve relationships of all kinds, effectiveness and satisfaction at work, and the changes and stumbling blocks that inevitably come in the course of life. I take an active role in the work; I am not a silent listener. I also want, hope, and expect that YOU will also take an active role in our work and in putting what we learn to use in your life.
Elders (65+)
(301) 587-5735 x3
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Elders (65+)
I like to work with people who find that their usual ways of dealing with problems in their lives are not working as they have before. These problems can involve relationships of all kinds, effectiveness and satisfaction at work, and the changes and stumbling blocks that inevitably come in the course of life. I take an active role in the work; I am not a silent listener. I also want, hope, and expect that YOU will also take an active role in our work and in putting what we learn to use in your life.
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Counselor, LCPC, NCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
*Currently offering Teletherapy* Do you find yourself feeling anxious, depressed or worried often? It can be overwhelming to take the first step in finding help for yourself. If these feelings are impacting different aspects of your life, and you are ready for a change, I can help you. My counseling philosophy is based on attending to my client's individual needs and helping to navigate through the challenges life brings your way. My approach to therapy is to be empathetic, engaging and collaborative. A strong therapeutic relationship where you feel safe expressing yourself is essential for personal growth.
Elders (65+)
(240) 455-4190
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Elders (65+)
*Currently offering Teletherapy* Do you find yourself feeling anxious, depressed or worried often? It can be overwhelming to take the first step in finding help for yourself. If these feelings are impacting different aspects of your life, and you are ready for a change, I can help you. My counseling philosophy is based on attending to my client's individual needs and helping to navigate through the challenges life brings your way. My approach to therapy is to be empathetic, engaging and collaborative. A strong therapeutic relationship where you feel safe expressing yourself is essential for personal growth.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
As a seasoned licensed psychologist and certified hypnotherapist in Maryland, Dr. Stefanie Gilbert has counseled patients in private practice, at George Mason University Counseling Center, and at Howard University Counseling Center since 1998. She gives frequent talks about eating disorders and body image to elementary, middle, high school, and college students throughout the D.C. metropolitan area. Dr. Gilbert was formerly a tenured professor in the Psychology Department and Women's Studies Program at Howard University. She also was president of the Washington Society for the Study of Eating Disorders and Obesity for six years.
Elders (65+)
(202) 817-2168
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Elders (65+)
As a seasoned licensed psychologist and certified hypnotherapist in Maryland, Dr. Stefanie Gilbert has counseled patients in private practice, at George Mason University Counseling Center, and at Howard University Counseling Center since 1998. She gives frequent talks about eating disorders and body image to elementary, middle, high school, and college students throughout the D.C. metropolitan area. Dr. Gilbert was formerly a tenured professor in the Psychology Department and Women's Studies Program at Howard University. She also was president of the Washington Society for the Study of Eating Disorders and Obesity for six years.
Photo of Franca S. Posner, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
My practice focuses on providing supportive counseling to individuals, couples, and families struggling to cope with the challenges surrounding the end of life, serious illness, and grief. I work with a range of clients, from those newly diagnosed with a life threatening illness, to those struggling to cope with the often difficult effects of medical treatment, to those grieving the death of a loved one, whether the death was anticipated after a long illness or the loss was sudden and unexpected.
Elders (65+)
(301) 744-8637
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Elders (65+)
My practice focuses on providing supportive counseling to individuals, couples, and families struggling to cope with the challenges surrounding the end of life, serious illness, and grief. I work with a range of clients, from those newly diagnosed with a life threatening illness, to those struggling to cope with the often difficult effects of medical treatment, to those grieving the death of a loved one, whether the death was anticipated after a long illness or the loss was sudden and unexpected.

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Elders (65+) (65+, Seniors) Therapists
The therapists listed here have identified their interest in elder therapy in Bethesda or help for Bethesda elderly people in therapy. Therapists who work with elders (for instance, elderly parents, elderly women or even elderly abuse) handle a broad range of issues especially as they relate to caring for the elderly and homes for the elderly in Bethesda. Elderly depression is a common problem that can be helped by therapy for elderly people. Psychiatrists who work with the elderly are sometimes referred to as Bethesda geriatric psychiatrists or geropsychiatrists.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Bethesda are able to work with a wide range of issues. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Bethesda

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in Bethesda you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in Bethesda and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in Bethesda or family therapy in Bethesda.