Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20817
Is your child or adolescent struggling with school? Does he or she need help with time management, organizational, and study skills? Is your child disorganized and having trouble completing homework? Do you feel that you need assistance in being a more effective parent? Is your child or adolescent often sad, withdrawn, or irritable? Are they struggling socially? If so, I am able to assist by providing therapy, ADHD/executive functioning coaching, and/or assessment services in order to determine what is causing the difficulty and work to treat it so that you/your loved one can thrive academically and socially.
Family Systems
(301) 684-8029
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Bethesda, MD 20817
Family Systems
Is your child or adolescent struggling with school? Does he or she need help with time management, organizational, and study skills? Is your child disorganized and having trouble completing homework? Do you feel that you need assistance in being a more effective parent? Is your child or adolescent often sad, withdrawn, or irritable? Are they struggling socially? If so, I am able to assist by providing therapy, ADHD/executive functioning coaching, and/or assessment services in order to determine what is causing the difficulty and work to treat it so that you/your loved one can thrive academically and socially.
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Counselor, MS, LCPC, NCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20815
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Maryland and have been working with college students since 2014. Prior to starting my private practice, I spent 5 years counseling students at the University of Maryland Health Center. I have experience working with college students and young adults struggling with depression, anxiety, ADHD, relationships, and life transitions.
Family Systems
(240) 249-7848
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Bethesda, MD 20815
Family Systems
I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Maryland and have been working with college students since 2014. Prior to starting my private practice, I spent 5 years counseling students at the University of Maryland Health Center. I have experience working with college students and young adults struggling with depression, anxiety, ADHD, relationships, and life transitions.
Photo of Maureen McElroy, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, MS, LCMFT Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
Life may be harder than you expected. You may feel stressed, depressed, or anxious. You may be struggling with a decision. Relationships with your family are complex. You may want to improve communication with your partner. Parenting is tough. You may have suffered a loss, & you don't know why it still affects you. You may have put a dream on hold while you attended to family matters, & now you wonder if you are still capable of fulfilling that dream. You may feel you have been given gifts, but you aren't using them to their full potential.
Family Systems
(301) 683-5751
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Family Systems
Life may be harder than you expected. You may feel stressed, depressed, or anxious. You may be struggling with a decision. Relationships with your family are complex. You may want to improve communication with your partner. Parenting is tough. You may have suffered a loss, & you don't know why it still affects you. You may have put a dream on hold while you attended to family matters, & now you wonder if you are still capable of fulfilling that dream. You may feel you have been given gifts, but you aren't using them to their full potential.
Photo of Kharod A France, Counselor
Counselor, PhD, LCPC, ACS, NCC Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20816
I embrace an eclectic and collaborative approach to therapy, where working with clients and their families to develop the necessary skills and strategies to overcome life's challenges is the primary goal! In therapy, I strive to create an environment where clients feel both heard and supported but also where they are encouraged to take an active role in the therapeutic process. In addition to working with clients both individually as well as in groups, I have experience working with children, adolescents and young adults in Intensive Outpatient (IOP) treatment programs as well as in a University Counseling Center setting.
Family Systems
(301) 230-9490 x208
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Bethesda, MD 20816
Family Systems
I embrace an eclectic and collaborative approach to therapy, where working with clients and their families to develop the necessary skills and strategies to overcome life's challenges is the primary goal! In therapy, I strive to create an environment where clients feel both heard and supported but also where they are encouraged to take an active role in the therapeutic process. In addition to working with clients both individually as well as in groups, I have experience working with children, adolescents and young adults in Intensive Outpatient (IOP) treatment programs as well as in a University Counseling Center setting.
Photo of Lindsey Marie Markwood, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20817
I help DC area professionals, couples, families and adolescents address anxieties due to past trauma or current life transitions and circumstances. Together we can work to identify the thoughts or habits that serve as obstacles to your productivity or happiness. I also have extensive experience working with survivors of abuse (sexual/physical/emotional) and individuals in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. I work with couples to address the underlying issues that may contribute to their discontent. I offer a compassionate and holistic approach to help improve your emotional well-being.
Family Systems
(202) 759-6406
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Bethesda, MD 20817
Family Systems
I help DC area professionals, couples, families and adolescents address anxieties due to past trauma or current life transitions and circumstances. Together we can work to identify the thoughts or habits that serve as obstacles to your productivity or happiness. I also have extensive experience working with survivors of abuse (sexual/physical/emotional) and individuals in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. I work with couples to address the underlying issues that may contribute to their discontent. I offer a compassionate and holistic approach to help improve your emotional well-being.
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.
Family Systems
(301) 744-8637
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Family Systems
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.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, BCD Verified
Verified
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Bethesda, MD 20816
I am Jan Iris Smith, LCSW, BCD, a licensed and Board Certified Diplomate in clinical social work.I work with individuals, couples, families. I have certifications in Marital/Family Therapy, Psychodrama and group psychotherapy and in mind/body connection and spiritual/energy healing . I look for strengths clients bring to the therapy that can be enhanced, and ways to remove blockages so people can live a richer more meaningful life.Therapy is an ongoing process of healing from the mental/emotional/physical trauma that sometimes occurs in life. I work from an eclectic viewpoint and use what makes sense for the client I am treating.
Family Systems
(301) 852-7533
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Bethesda, MD 20816
Family Systems
I am Jan Iris Smith, LCSW, BCD, a licensed and Board Certified Diplomate in clinical social work.I work with individuals, couples, families. I have certifications in Marital/Family Therapy, Psychodrama and group psychotherapy and in mind/body connection and spiritual/energy healing . I look for strengths clients bring to the therapy that can be enhanced, and ways to remove blockages so people can live a richer more meaningful life.Therapy is an ongoing process of healing from the mental/emotional/physical trauma that sometimes occurs in life. I work from an eclectic viewpoint and use what makes sense for the client I am treating.
Photo of Sarah Boone, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, NCC Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
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.
Family Systems
(301) 683-5146
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Family Systems
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.
Photo of Eleni Alexiou, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I know exactly what you're feeling: pounding chest, shortness of breath, lack of sleep. Our physical bodies react as well as our hearts and minds when life throws us curve balls that we don't know how to navigate on our own. I have been providing treatment for anxiety, relationship issues, and depression since 2003. I have provided therapy in an all-girls school, a college counseling center, and private practice to people aged 12 to 75. If you want to learn more about how I can help, send me a message, call, or visit my website for a FREE Consultation to discuss what you are feeling today.
Family Systems
(240) 618-3367
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Family Systems
I know exactly what you're feeling: pounding chest, shortness of breath, lack of sleep. Our physical bodies react as well as our hearts and minds when life throws us curve balls that we don't know how to navigate on our own. I have been providing treatment for anxiety, relationship issues, and depression since 2003. I have provided therapy in an all-girls school, a college counseling center, and private practice to people aged 12 to 75. If you want to learn more about how I can help, send me a message, call, or visit my website for a FREE Consultation to discuss what you are feeling today.
Photo of Omar Fawzy, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, PhD, LCPC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20815
Life can be filled with challenges and sometimes they become overwhelming. Those challenges can lead to feelings/thoughts of sadness, hopelessness, anxiety, panic, and sometimes the symptoms we feel can't necessarily be easily identified. If your goals include identifying the problem, engaging in a journey towards personal empowerment and developing the tools to handle life's challenges, I am here to help.
Family Systems
(202) 915-0377
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20815
Family Systems
Life can be filled with challenges and sometimes they become overwhelming. Those challenges can lead to feelings/thoughts of sadness, hopelessness, anxiety, panic, and sometimes the symptoms we feel can't necessarily be easily identified. If your goals include identifying the problem, engaging in a journey towards personal empowerment and developing the tools to handle life's challenges, I am here to help.
Photo of Rivka Sidorsky & Associates, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, CST Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Are you struggling with your intimate relationship? As an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist, this is all we do. With 10 years of experience in the field of sex therapy, men, women, and couples come to us for our expertise in female and male sexual dysfunction and intimacy concerns. Rivka Sidorsky & Associates is designed to improve all the areas of intimacy and sexuality. If you are experiencing pelvic pain, unconsummated marriage, Vaginismus, sexual anxiety, sexual aversion, libido concerns, differences in desire, infidelity, sexual trauma, male sexual dysfunction, relationship and other concerns, you have come to the right place.
Family Systems
(339) 237-5976
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Family Systems
Are you struggling with your intimate relationship? As an AASECT Certified Sex Therapist, this is all we do. With 10 years of experience in the field of sex therapy, men, women, and couples come to us for our expertise in female and male sexual dysfunction and intimacy concerns. Rivka Sidorsky & Associates is designed to improve all the areas of intimacy and sexuality. If you are experiencing pelvic pain, unconsummated marriage, Vaginismus, sexual anxiety, sexual aversion, libido concerns, differences in desire, infidelity, sexual trauma, male sexual dysfunction, relationship and other concerns, you have come to the right place.
Photo of Megan K Doherty, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LICSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20810
Do you feel “stuck” in repeating patterns? Do you long for a change but can’t seem to make it happen? Or have you recently made a big transition and need help adjusting? Has trauma – either a one-time life event, or an ongoing stressful situation – stopped you from living fully? I help individuals and couples identify goals and the barriers to reaching them. With a collaborative and supportive approach you will find purpose, confidence, and belonging. My approach emphasizes self- determination and collaboration, drawing on evidence-based talk therapies and mind-body approaches like EMDR, mindfulness meditation, and yoga.
Family Systems
(202) 952-2134
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Bethesda, MD 20810
Family Systems
Do you feel “stuck” in repeating patterns? Do you long for a change but can’t seem to make it happen? Or have you recently made a big transition and need help adjusting? Has trauma – either a one-time life event, or an ongoing stressful situation – stopped you from living fully? I help individuals and couples identify goals and the barriers to reaching them. With a collaborative and supportive approach you will find purpose, confidence, and belonging. My approach emphasizes self- determination and collaboration, drawing on evidence-based talk therapies and mind-body approaches like EMDR, mindfulness meditation, and yoga.
Photo of Lauren A Messina, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LCMFT Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
What drives my work as a Couple and Family Therapist is my belief in your ability to make positive changes in your life and my dedication to building strong families. My approach begins with taking a client-centered, strengths-based empathetic perspective. I strive to create a comfortable and safe environment for those I work with. Drawing from Cognitive Behavioral, Solution-Focused, and Experiential therapy, I am adept at tailoring my approach to meet the needs of my clients. We will discuss where you've come from, where you are at now, and where you desire to go next.
Family Systems
(301) 960-3955
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Family Systems
What drives my work as a Couple and Family Therapist is my belief in your ability to make positive changes in your life and my dedication to building strong families. My approach begins with taking a client-centered, strengths-based empathetic perspective. I strive to create a comfortable and safe environment for those I work with. Drawing from Cognitive Behavioral, Solution-Focused, and Experiential therapy, I am adept at tailoring my approach to meet the needs of my clients. We will discuss where you've come from, where you are at now, and where you desire to go next.
Photo of Allison Brown, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, NCC, RPT Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20817
Is it difficult to communicate with your child? Does your child have moments when their emotions take over and have a meltdown? Is your child withdrawn and have difficulty interacting with other children? Does your child have unpredictable reactions to simple requests or situations? Would you like to be able to comfort your child when they appear upset?
Family Systems
(240) 398-3298
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Bethesda, MD 20817
Family Systems
Is it difficult to communicate with your child? Does your child have moments when their emotions take over and have a meltdown? Is your child withdrawn and have difficulty interacting with other children? Does your child have unpredictable reactions to simple requests or situations? Would you like to be able to comfort your child when they appear upset?
Photo of Amy Kohn McNelly, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LCMFT, LMFT, CAC-II Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
Sometimes the circumstances that bring someone into therapy feel monumental or even shameful. Other times they might seem hard to pinpoint or articulate. The reasons people seek therapy are countless, and they all matter. They affect our thoughts and our relationships, often quite deeply, so they are indeed worthy of attention. My purpose as a therapist is to develop a relationship and a context that feels restorative and safe through which my patients and I can grapple with any and all concerns imaginable. Through intimate conversation and our shared experience emerge feelings, buried fears, and the previously unknowable.
Family Systems
(240) 546-6114
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Family Systems
Sometimes the circumstances that bring someone into therapy feel monumental or even shameful. Other times they might seem hard to pinpoint or articulate. The reasons people seek therapy are countless, and they all matter. They affect our thoughts and our relationships, often quite deeply, so they are indeed worthy of attention. My purpose as a therapist is to develop a relationship and a context that feels restorative and safe through which my patients and I can grapple with any and all concerns imaginable. Through intimate conversation and our shared experience emerge feelings, buried fears, and the previously unknowable.
Photo of Robert C Wear II, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C, LICSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20817
TELETHERAPY AVAILABLE I enjoy challenges and diverse people and helping those who are in difficult situations. I specialize in responding to crises, trauma and workplace problems. So ideally I approach each situation, person or group with an open mind and a non-anxious-presence. I strive to provide that same level of confidence and trust to people in therapy. My strength is understanding complex systems (the big picture) and finding the little steps to improve things. If you have the courage to change; I’ll work to help you make your life easier using a program of change or the path that works best for you.
Family Systems
(240) 753-6282
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Bethesda, MD 20817
Family Systems
TELETHERAPY AVAILABLE I enjoy challenges and diverse people and helping those who are in difficult situations. I specialize in responding to crises, trauma and workplace problems. So ideally I approach each situation, person or group with an open mind and a non-anxious-presence. I strive to provide that same level of confidence and trust to people in therapy. My strength is understanding complex systems (the big picture) and finding the little steps to improve things. If you have the courage to change; I’ll work to help you make your life easier using a program of change or the path that works best for you.
Photo of John Gotlewski, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
Thank you for visiting my profile page. I hope that you will allow me to help you improve your life. Since 1997, I have treated people with a wide variety of mental health conditions and life situations. That is by design. My broad clinical experience enables me to continually hone my professional skills and, therefore, better assist my patients.
Family Systems
(301) 852-6119
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Family Systems
Thank you for visiting my profile page. I hope that you will allow me to help you improve your life. Since 1997, I have treated people with a wide variety of mental health conditions and life situations. That is by design. My broad clinical experience enables me to continually hone my professional skills and, therefore, better assist my patients.
Photo of Trish Cleary, Counselor
Counselor, MS, LCPC, LCMFT, LCADC, CGP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Anxiety? Depression? Stress? Life Changes? With over thirty years of experience in private practice, I have noticed how sometimes long-standing behaviors can actually create personal problems, cause relationship difficulties, and undermine the achievement of life goals. Working together, we can explore and identify these behaviors and change them. Individual Therapy helps to build confidence as you begin to understand and take steps to modify personal challenges. Couples Therapy identifies and builds upon personal and relationships strengths to repair interpersonal distress. Group Psychotherapy enhances and deepens personal awareness so you improve your connections with others.
Family Systems
(301) 375-0982
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Family Systems
Anxiety? Depression? Stress? Life Changes? With over thirty years of experience in private practice, I have noticed how sometimes long-standing behaviors can actually create personal problems, cause relationship difficulties, and undermine the achievement of life goals. Working together, we can explore and identify these behaviors and change them. Individual Therapy helps to build confidence as you begin to understand and take steps to modify personal challenges. Couples Therapy identifies and builds upon personal and relationships strengths to repair interpersonal distress. Group Psychotherapy enhances and deepens personal awareness so you improve your connections with others.
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Counselor, MA, LCPC, NCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20810
ExpressiveTherapyCenter.com Do you or your child need a thoughts and feelings helper? Are you looking for highly individualized help for you and your child? Having worked with children 2-18 since 2000, I have a natural ability to connect with children and families. I have the fortunate opportunity to work with children, families and educators from a broad spectrum of backgrounds and to experience psychotherapy from multiple perspectives. I am experienced working in both clinical and in-home settings, in schools from preschool through high school, and with the child’s team of educators, child specialists and other supportive adults.
Family Systems
(301) 383-8346
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Bethesda, MD 20810
Family Systems
ExpressiveTherapyCenter.com Do you or your child need a thoughts and feelings helper? Are you looking for highly individualized help for you and your child? Having worked with children 2-18 since 2000, I have a natural ability to connect with children and families. I have the fortunate opportunity to work with children, families and educators from a broad spectrum of backgrounds and to experience psychotherapy from multiple perspectives. I am experienced working in both clinical and in-home settings, in schools from preschool through high school, and with the child’s team of educators, child specialists and other supportive adults.
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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.
Family Systems
(202) 817-2168
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Family Systems
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.

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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.

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.