Sarah Boone
Counselor, LCPC, NCC Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
Offers online therapy
I utilize tools from a variety of therapeutic approaches including Adlerian psychodynamic perspectives, Intensive Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP), family systems, and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).
I consider it a privilege to work with individuals and families who have had experiences of grief and loss. I am very passionate about issues related to body-image, self-esteem, personal identity, motherhood, work-life balance, self-awareness and relationships. I am trained in pastoral counseling and respond to spiritual concerns when clients desire.
(301) 683-5146
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Offers online therapy
I utilize tools from a variety of therapeutic approaches including Adlerian psychodynamic perspectives, Intensive Short Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP), family systems, and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).
I consider it a privilege to work with individuals and families who have had experiences of grief and loss. I am very passionate about issues related to body-image, self-esteem, personal identity, motherhood, work-life balance, self-awareness and relationships. I am trained in pastoral counseling and respond to spiritual concerns when clients desire.
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Dr Catherine L Dempsey
Psychologist, PhD, MPH Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
Offers online therapy
I use a strength-based and family systems view when applicable.
I use an empathic warm approach to provide a safe environment for my clients. I know its hard to reach out for help and I make every effort to engage clients in treatment with phone consultations and flexible scheduling. I treat symptoms associated with trauma and stress, such as PTSD, depression, anxiety, loss, pain, and addictions for individual, couples and families.
(240) 391-3085
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Offers online therapy
I use a strength-based and family systems view when applicable.
I use an empathic warm approach to provide a safe environment for my clients. I know its hard to reach out for help and I make every effort to engage clients in treatment with phone consultations and flexible scheduling. I treat symptoms associated with trauma and stress, such as PTSD, depression, anxiety, loss, pain, and addictions for individual, couples and families.
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Therapy with Empathy, LLC
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
Offers online therapy
Do you ever wonder if it is possible to experience more enjoyment or peace of mind and heart? I work with clients to identify sources of worry, unhappiness or self-criticism. Together we identify one's strengths and build on those strengths in a positive, supportive way to create a life one would like to live and experience. I employ strategies from family systems, solution-focused, cognitive-behavioral, self-compassion, psychodynamic and mindfulness models in my practice. I work with individuals, couples, families and first and second generation immigrants in a collaborative and compassionate manner.
(301) 812-4725
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Offers online therapy
Do you ever wonder if it is possible to experience more enjoyment or peace of mind and heart? I work with clients to identify sources of worry, unhappiness or self-criticism. Together we identify one's strengths and build on those strengths in a positive, supportive way to create a life one would like to live and experience. I employ strategies from family systems, solution-focused, cognitive-behavioral, self-compassion, psychodynamic and mindfulness models in my practice. I work with individuals, couples, families and first and second generation immigrants in a collaborative and compassionate manner.
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Jessica Moore Simon
Psychologist, PsyD, LCPAT Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
She utilizes psychodynamic and family systems approaches as well as expressive, mindfulness and cognitive-behavioral techniques.
Not currently taking new individual patients. Dr. Jessica Simon is a Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Creative Arts Therapist practicing since 2003. She received her Master's in Creative Arts Therapy from Pratt Institute, and her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the George Washington University. She believes that everyone is unique and deserves an individualized treatment plan, and that psychotherapy is both an art and a science. She utilizes curiosity, self-awareness, creativity and humor to promote personal growth and healing. Respect for individual differences and all aspects of diversity is a cornerstone of her practice.
(301) 476-5905
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Bethesda, MD 20814
She utilizes psychodynamic and family systems approaches as well as expressive, mindfulness and cognitive-behavioral techniques.
Not currently taking new individual patients. Dr. Jessica Simon is a Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Creative Arts Therapist practicing since 2003. She received her Master's in Creative Arts Therapy from Pratt Institute, and her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the George Washington University. She believes that everyone is unique and deserves an individualized treatment plan, and that psychotherapy is both an art and a science. She utilizes curiosity, self-awareness, creativity and humor to promote personal growth and healing. Respect for individual differences and all aspects of diversity is a cornerstone of her practice.
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Deborah Kleiner Ward
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
Offers online therapy
I also practice Internal Family Systems Therapy & EMDR.
I believe in the innate goodness of people. Problems arise when we lack the ability to communicate what's really going on within or can't get past defenses to understand another person's feelings or experiences. Most people haven't been taught the skills to be safe listeners and so we grow up believing that others don't have capacity to understand us. I love bringing people closer by teaching them to cross the bridge into the world of others without losing themselves. I teach emotional safety by demonstrating emotional safety and believe breakdowns create opportunities for new breakthroughs.
(301) 476-5906
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Offers online therapy
I also practice Internal Family Systems Therapy & EMDR.
I believe in the innate goodness of people. Problems arise when we lack the ability to communicate what's really going on within or can't get past defenses to understand another person's feelings or experiences. Most people haven't been taught the skills to be safe listeners and so we grow up believing that others don't have capacity to understand us. I love bringing people closer by teaching them to cross the bridge into the world of others without losing themselves. I teach emotional safety by demonstrating emotional safety and believe breakdowns create opportunities for new breakthroughs.
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Lisa Luse
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, LICSW
Bethesda, MD 20814
I use a combination of therapeutic approaches with an emphasis on emotion focused therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and family systems theory.
I am a licensed clinical social worker in Bethesda, MD and have provided psychotherapy to individuals and families since 2009. My approach is warm, direct, and engaging with an emphasis on building trust and using the therapeutic relationship as a medium for change. I strive to create a space to explore patterns in relationships, emotional expression, and practicing new ways of being.
(202) 759-3895
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Bethesda, MD 20814
I use a combination of therapeutic approaches with an emphasis on emotion focused therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy and family systems theory.
I am a licensed clinical social worker in Bethesda, MD and have provided psychotherapy to individuals and families since 2009. My approach is warm, direct, and engaging with an emphasis on building trust and using the therapeutic relationship as a medium for change. I strive to create a space to explore patterns in relationships, emotional expression, and practicing new ways of being.
Pamela G. Luttig
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Bethesda, MD 20817
Offers online therapy
I help children, adolescents, young adults, parents & families, providing individual therapy, family therapy, & parent coaching. Each person and treatment is unique, but I integrate several techniques including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), parent coaching, family systems, meditation, and hypnosis. Please contact me at 301-365-8105 or drpamluttig@gmail.com. If you prefer, we can have that initial contact over teletherapy. You can tell me about the issues, and I will describe how I would approach the therapy or refer you to someone else who can help.
(301) 365-8105
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Bethesda, MD 20817
Offers online therapy
I help children, adolescents, young adults, parents & families, providing individual therapy, family therapy, & parent coaching. Each person and treatment is unique, but I integrate several techniques including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), parent coaching, family systems, meditation, and hypnosis. Please contact me at 301-365-8105 or drpamluttig@gmail.com. If you prefer, we can have that initial contact over teletherapy. You can tell me about the issues, and I will describe how I would approach the therapy or refer you to someone else who can help.
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Caryn Harris Bohac
Counselor, LCPC, NCC Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I also incorporate aspects of DBT, family systems, solution-focused, and expressive therapies.
My practice focuses on treating children, adolescents, and young adults struggling with anxiety, depression, ADHD, executive functioning, and low self-esteem. I help individuals and families identify concerns, understand maladaptive behavioral and relational patterns, and develop insight to make positive changes. I am passionate about empowering clients with the skills to improve self-esteem, manage stress, and navigate difficult life transitions. I help clients develop effective communication skills to improve self-advocacy and confidence. I want each client to recognize and own their personal strengths and challenges and work to develop new coping skills to lead a more fulfilling life.
(240) 696-7544
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Bethesda, MD 20814
I also incorporate aspects of DBT, family systems, solution-focused, and expressive therapies.
My practice focuses on treating children, adolescents, and young adults struggling with anxiety, depression, ADHD, executive functioning, and low self-esteem. I help individuals and families identify concerns, understand maladaptive behavioral and relational patterns, and develop insight to make positive changes. I am passionate about empowering clients with the skills to improve self-esteem, manage stress, and navigate difficult life transitions. I help clients develop effective communication skills to improve self-advocacy and confidence. I want each client to recognize and own their personal strengths and challenges and work to develop new coping skills to lead a more fulfilling life.
Nancy Brutsché
MSN, RN, PMHCNS, BC Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
Offers online therapy
MINDFULNESS-BASED SOMATIC PSYCHOTHERAPY & INTERNAL FAMILY SYSTEMS: "What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." [Ralph Waldo Emerson]. All that you seek already lies within you. It is my great pleasure to assist you in opening up to your wholeness. Whether you are struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, relationship issues, chronic illness, pain, feeling stuck, existential/spiritual issues or simply seeking what you have been missing or what calls you, I am here to help you find the freedom, peace, love and joy you desire. I DO NOT PRESCRIBE NOR MANAGE MEDICATIONS.
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Offers online therapy
MINDFULNESS-BASED SOMATIC PSYCHOTHERAPY & INTERNAL FAMILY SYSTEMS: "What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." [Ralph Waldo Emerson]. All that you seek already lies within you. It is my great pleasure to assist you in opening up to your wholeness. Whether you are struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, relationship issues, chronic illness, pain, feeling stuck, existential/spiritual issues or simply seeking what you have been missing or what calls you, I am here to help you find the freedom, peace, love and joy you desire. I DO NOT PRESCRIBE NOR MANAGE MEDICATIONS.
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Quinn K Smelser
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, PhD, LCPC, RPT Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
Offers online therapy
You have taken a very courageous step in seeking therapy. I have counseled children, families, and individuals at all stages of life. Over the course of my career, I have worked in urban, rural, and suburban communities, under government-funded grants, and through private funding in homes, schools, and residential treatment. Using an integrative approach that is trauma-informed, evidence-based, and family systems oriented, I draw from attachment theory, neurobiology research, systems theory, cognitive-behavioral theory, and existentialism. I also am an approved clinical supervisor in Maryland.
(240) 213-7314
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Offers online therapy
You have taken a very courageous step in seeking therapy. I have counseled children, families, and individuals at all stages of life. Over the course of my career, I have worked in urban, rural, and suburban communities, under government-funded grants, and through private funding in homes, schools, and residential treatment. Using an integrative approach that is trauma-informed, evidence-based, and family systems oriented, I draw from attachment theory, neurobiology research, systems theory, cognitive-behavioral theory, and existentialism. I also am an approved clinical supervisor in Maryland.
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Quintin Talley
Counselor, LCPC Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
Offers online therapy
Quintin uses CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) based, person centered, mindfulness, solution focused, play therapy, and family systems interventions to help his clients meet their therapeutic goals.
Quintin Talley is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the state of Maryland. Quintin has nearly 10 years of experience working with adults (18 - 90) and children (5-17), in a number of therapeutic settings. Quintin has experience working with individuals, couples, families, and groups. He has helped clients to work through issues related to anxiety, depression, mood disorders, personality disorders, school problems, career/job stress, communication problems in marriages and relationships, trauma, and other behavioral concerns.
(301) 579-8957
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Offers online therapy
Quintin uses CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) based, person centered, mindfulness, solution focused, play therapy, and family systems interventions to help his clients meet their therapeutic goals.
Quintin Talley is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the state of Maryland. Quintin has nearly 10 years of experience working with adults (18 - 90) and children (5-17), in a number of therapeutic settings. Quintin has experience working with individuals, couples, families, and groups. He has helped clients to work through issues related to anxiety, depression, mood disorders, personality disorders, school problems, career/job stress, communication problems in marriages and relationships, trauma, and other behavioral concerns.
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Pauliann Long
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
Offers online therapy
My expertise includes treatment of mood disorders, including depression, anxiety and bipolar disorders; the long term effects of trauma, including childhood neglect, physical and sexual abuse; family systems issues, including divorce, remarriage, blended families and parenting concerns.
Are you feeling off-center, frustrated, overwhelmed, stuck? Want support in balancing the challenges in your life? Does negativity or anger undermine healthy relationships within your family? Maybe you wish for more effective ways of communicating, or the means to improve your outlook and energy level. Are you experiencing divorce, or the loss of a loved one, and need assistance in moving through the grieving process? Are you in the throes of a major life transition or crisis? I will assist you in developing insight, understanding, and strategies to address your particular issues and help you move toward overall well-being.
(240) 339-4737
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Offers online therapy
My expertise includes treatment of mood disorders, including depression, anxiety and bipolar disorders; the long term effects of trauma, including childhood neglect, physical and sexual abuse; family systems issues, including divorce, remarriage, blended families and parenting concerns.
Are you feeling off-center, frustrated, overwhelmed, stuck? Want support in balancing the challenges in your life? Does negativity or anger undermine healthy relationships within your family? Maybe you wish for more effective ways of communicating, or the means to improve your outlook and energy level. Are you experiencing divorce, or the loss of a loved one, and need assistance in moving through the grieving process? Are you in the throes of a major life transition or crisis? I will assist you in developing insight, understanding, and strategies to address your particular issues and help you move toward overall well-being.
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Rachel Amanda Freidus
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Bethesda, MD 20810
Offers online therapy
I have completed Levels 1 and 2 training in Internal Family Systems and am working towards certification.
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, who cares deeply about helping people heal, become their best selves, and improve their relationships. Whether you are seeking help to work on your own healing or to heal your relationship, I provide a safe, supportive, non-judgmental space, where you will feel heard, seen and valued. As your therapist, I will collaborate with you in the work that we do together. Through acceptance, compassion and support I hope to create a safe space that will allow you to grow and become your best self/selves, achieve your goals and work through life’s challenges.
(480) 666-8539
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Bethesda, MD 20810
Offers online therapy
I have completed Levels 1 and 2 training in Internal Family Systems and am working towards certification.
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, who cares deeply about helping people heal, become their best selves, and improve their relationships. Whether you are seeking help to work on your own healing or to heal your relationship, I provide a safe, supportive, non-judgmental space, where you will feel heard, seen and valued. As your therapist, I will collaborate with you in the work that we do together. Through acceptance, compassion and support I hope to create a safe space that will allow you to grow and become your best self/selves, achieve your goals and work through life’s challenges.
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Lora Griff
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20817
Offers online therapy
I have over 30 years of experience and am trained in a many techniques including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Family Systems Therapy; we will work together to find ways I can best be of help.
During different life stages you, or your child or teen may experience a range of difficulties including loss of self-esteem, depression, anxiety, behavior problems, moodiness, or attention deficit disorder. You may also face challenges through stressful times including separation and divorce, loss, bullying and teasing, relationship conflicts, and communication gaps. These are all painful and worrisome experiences and it is important to remember that all of us need help from time to time. Therapy will help you or your child gain insight, develop coping strategies, and better manage behavior and relationships.
(240) 428-6244
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20817
Offers online therapy
I have over 30 years of experience and am trained in a many techniques including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Family Systems Therapy; we will work together to find ways I can best be of help.
During different life stages you, or your child or teen may experience a range of difficulties including loss of self-esteem, depression, anxiety, behavior problems, moodiness, or attention deficit disorder. You may also face challenges through stressful times including separation and divorce, loss, bullying and teasing, relationship conflicts, and communication gaps. These are all painful and worrisome experiences and it is important to remember that all of us need help from time to time. Therapy will help you or your child gain insight, develop coping strategies, and better manage behavior and relationships.
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Jeffrey Jay
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20815
I added family systems techniques when I was a NIH researcher.
In therapy, the focus inevitably turns to the balance between self and others. Being responsible for one's own needs while being responsive to others, whether in a relationship, school, or at work is a dynamic, and sometimes confounding, process. How do you find that balance, being true to oneself and a truely caring person? That's the work of therapy. I work with individuals, couples, families, and students. I have a recognized expertise with severe psychological trauma, depression, anxiety, and marital problems including infidelities. I am proud to have been twice highly recommended by Washingtonian Magazine.
(202) 688-5479
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20815
I added family systems techniques when I was a NIH researcher.
In therapy, the focus inevitably turns to the balance between self and others. Being responsible for one's own needs while being responsive to others, whether in a relationship, school, or at work is a dynamic, and sometimes confounding, process. How do you find that balance, being true to oneself and a truely caring person? That's the work of therapy. I work with individuals, couples, families, and students. I have a recognized expertise with severe psychological trauma, depression, anxiety, and marital problems including infidelities. I am proud to have been twice highly recommended by Washingtonian Magazine.
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Barry M Wagner
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Offers online therapy
Some clinical perspectives on which I draw are cognitive-behavioral, acceptance/mindfulness, Gottman couple therapy, and family systems.
My areas of expertise include: (1) Adolescents and adults having difficulties managing stress, anxiety and worries, depression, and interpersonal problems. (2) Adolescents with challenges in their social relationships, academic motivation, and behavioral adjustment. Depending on the situation, I may address such problems with individual therapy, family therapy, or parenting work. (3) Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in youth and adults: providing useful skills and techniques for living a more productive and satisfying life with ADHD. (4) Couple therapy: Helping couples to improve communication, rebuild or deepen trust or intimacy, or understand and re-shape unsatisfying or distressing patterns of interaction.
(202) 759-8558
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Offers online therapy
Some clinical perspectives on which I draw are cognitive-behavioral, acceptance/mindfulness, Gottman couple therapy, and family systems.
My areas of expertise include: (1) Adolescents and adults having difficulties managing stress, anxiety and worries, depression, and interpersonal problems. (2) Adolescents with challenges in their social relationships, academic motivation, and behavioral adjustment. Depending on the situation, I may address such problems with individual therapy, family therapy, or parenting work. (3) Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in youth and adults: providing useful skills and techniques for living a more productive and satisfying life with ADHD. (4) Couple therapy: Helping couples to improve communication, rebuild or deepen trust or intimacy, or understand and re-shape unsatisfying or distressing patterns of interaction.
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Roger S. Friedman, PhD
Psychologist, PhD, LCSW-C Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Not accepting new clients
I am a Clinical Psychologist and Organizational Consultant. In private practice for 32 years, I see adolescents, adults, couples, and families. My therapeutic style combines family systems, psycho-dynamic theory, and brain-based/cognitive behavioral therapy to promote change. To be effective, I believe a therapist must build trusting relationships and see each client as a unique person in their own complex environment. I provide training and staff development to child welfare and mental health programs, teach Family Therapy and Clinical Assessment at The University of Maryland School of Social Work, and serve on the editorial board of the Journal of Family Strengths.
(301) 979-7304
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Not accepting new clients
I am a Clinical Psychologist and Organizational Consultant. In private practice for 32 years, I see adolescents, adults, couples, and families. My therapeutic style combines family systems, psycho-dynamic theory, and brain-based/cognitive behavioral therapy to promote change. To be effective, I believe a therapist must build trusting relationships and see each client as a unique person in their own complex environment. I provide training and staff development to child welfare and mental health programs, teach Family Therapy and Clinical Assessment at The University of Maryland School of Social Work, and serve on the editorial board of the Journal of Family Strengths.
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Vickye Hayter
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, RN, LCMFT Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
My professional training, grounded in Holistic Health and Family Systems, enhances my understanding of individuals and their relationships.
Often we wait until we have exhausted every measure before we seek professional help. You can start on your journey to healing, reconciliation, peace, and joy today. I believe that in times of adversity and struggle, we have the greatest potential for growth. It is often hard to see clearly how the difficulties we face will lead to positive changes, so instead we lose our way and get stuck in places of frustration, despair, and resentment. The change process is a journey-sometimes long and at times short. It is a process that gives us the opportunity to discover new ways of approaching our circumstances.
(301) 327-2320
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
My professional training, grounded in Holistic Health and Family Systems, enhances my understanding of individuals and their relationships.
Often we wait until we have exhausted every measure before we seek professional help. You can start on your journey to healing, reconciliation, peace, and joy today. I believe that in times of adversity and struggle, we have the greatest potential for growth. It is often hard to see clearly how the difficulties we face will lead to positive changes, so instead we lose our way and get stuck in places of frustration, despair, and resentment. The change process is a journey-sometimes long and at times short. It is a process that gives us the opportunity to discover new ways of approaching our circumstances.
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Hope Harris-Black
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Offers online therapy
I take a dynamic approach to treatment intervention utilizing current research and evidence based techniques such as cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, family systems therapy, child centered play therapy, mindfulness and relaxation techniques.
I am committed to helping individuals and families. I work collaboratively with clients from a strengths-based approach to empower them and draw out their strengths, so they can grow psychologically, have fulfilling relationships, and reach their potential. I provide a safe, nurturing, supportive, non-judgmental and respectful positive therapeutic environment while also providing structure and focus to identify and achieve goals that foster growth and change.
(240) 580-1402
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Offers online therapy
I take a dynamic approach to treatment intervention utilizing current research and evidence based techniques such as cognitive behavioral therapy, solution focused therapy, family systems therapy, child centered play therapy, mindfulness and relaxation techniques.
I am committed to helping individuals and families. I work collaboratively with clients from a strengths-based approach to empower them and draw out their strengths, so they can grow psychologically, have fulfilling relationships, and reach their potential. I provide a safe, nurturing, supportive, non-judgmental and respectful positive therapeutic environment while also providing structure and focus to identify and achieve goals that foster growth and change.
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Ann Jacob Smith
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, PhD, LCPC, NCC Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20817
I utilize strategies from cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness disciplines, family systems and trauma-informed treatment.
Years of research indicate the biggest predictor of therapeutic success is the relationship developed between the therapist and client. My clients joke that I am not your traditional therapist who sits back and nods. I see myself as a "change agent" whose style is interactive, warm and direct. My philosophy is that you should leave every session with the feeling that you have moved forward with your personal goals.
(240) 392-1049
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20817
I utilize strategies from cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness disciplines, family systems and trauma-informed treatment.
Years of research indicate the biggest predictor of therapeutic success is the relationship developed between the therapist and client. My clients joke that I am not your traditional therapist who sits back and nods. I see myself as a "change agent" whose style is interactive, warm and direct. My philosophy is that you should leave every session with the feeling that you have moved forward with your personal goals.

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Family Systems Therapists
Family Systems therapists in Bethesda view problems within the family as the result not of particular members' behaviors, but of the family's group dynamic. The family is seen as a complex system having its own language, roles, rules, beliefs, needs and patterns. The therapist helps each individual member understand how their childhood family operated, their role in that system, and how that experience has shaped their role in the current family. Therapists with the MFT credential are usually trained in Family Systems therapy.