Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20037
I view therapy as a process that can facilitate healing and change, as well as understanding and fulfillment. Whether stuck in a conflicted relationship, feeling lost, struggling with depression or anxiety, adjusting to a transition or life change, feeling unable to break unhealthy patterns or resolve past issues and pain, it can be difficult to know where to start. Together, we can explore the issues you face and identify the direction you want your life to take and the steps needed to get you there. Once established, our relationship can provide the foundation and safety for this process.
Female
(202) 670-9935
Verified
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Washington, DC 20037
Female
I view therapy as a process that can facilitate healing and change, as well as understanding and fulfillment. Whether stuck in a conflicted relationship, feeling lost, struggling with depression or anxiety, adjusting to a transition or life change, feeling unable to break unhealthy patterns or resolve past issues and pain, it can be difficult to know where to start. Together, we can explore the issues you face and identify the direction you want your life to take and the steps needed to get you there. Once established, our relationship can provide the foundation and safety for this process.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20036
There are times that you might feel stuck in patterns that make life feel unsatisfying and empty. Maybe you feel depressed, anxious or in chronic pain. You may be negotiating a relationship or trying to adjust to a new job. Psychotherapy allows you the space to understand how your past and present intersect and what gets in the way of living life to your fullest while also helping you to tap into your inner resources. My approach is collaborative, thus giving you the space to reflect carefully. I work with you to develop better coping skills and help you to understand & manage complex feelings of anxiety or sadness.
Female
(202) 759-7471
Verified
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Washington, DC 20036
Female
There are times that you might feel stuck in patterns that make life feel unsatisfying and empty. Maybe you feel depressed, anxious or in chronic pain. You may be negotiating a relationship or trying to adjust to a new job. Psychotherapy allows you the space to understand how your past and present intersect and what gets in the way of living life to your fullest while also helping you to tap into your inner resources. My approach is collaborative, thus giving you the space to reflect carefully. I work with you to develop better coping skills and help you to understand & manage complex feelings of anxiety or sadness.
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Psychologist Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20015
I received my Ph.D. from The University of Michigan in 1972. I then became Director of Counseling at Saint Mary's College in South Bend, Indiana and then was a staff psychologist at the Center for Psychological Services at The American University. I have been in private practice since 1981. My specialties are anxiety disorders, eating disorders, depression, and relationship issues.
Female
(202) 738-5549
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Washington, DC 20015
Female
I received my Ph.D. from The University of Michigan in 1972. I then became Director of Counseling at Saint Mary's College in South Bend, Indiana and then was a staff psychologist at the Center for Psychological Services at The American University. I have been in private practice since 1981. My specialties are anxiety disorders, eating disorders, depression, and relationship issues.
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Washington, DC 20017
I am a Couple and Family Therapist as well as a Sex Therapist specializing in with over 10 years of experience providing individual, couple, group and family psychotherapy. As as social justice driven therapist, I have expertise in working with the LGBTQ community, Heterosexual couples, non-monagamous individuals/couples, communities of color, health issues,grief & loss, trauma survivors, and couples dealing with a variety of issues from infidelity to sexual dysfunction.
Female
(202) 915-7149
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Washington, DC 20017
Female
I am a Couple and Family Therapist as well as a Sex Therapist specializing in with over 10 years of experience providing individual, couple, group and family psychotherapy. As as social justice driven therapist, I have expertise in working with the LGBTQ community, Heterosexual couples, non-monagamous individuals/couples, communities of color, health issues,grief & loss, trauma survivors, and couples dealing with a variety of issues from infidelity to sexual dysfunction.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20016
I take a serious approach to serious problems. Behaviors you've tried to stop, such as anger outbursts, self-criticism, and self-doubt, damage your life, work, and relationships. My therapy approach is collaborative, interactive, and intensive. We form a partnership to get to the root of the problem and give you relief as quickly as possible. We use your strengths to heal the broken parts and achieve the goals you identify, in an atmosphere of safety and acceptance in which you can be yourself without fear of shame, blame, or judgment. Take charge of your life -- contact me today!
Female
(301) 485-6794
Verified
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Washington, DC 20016
Female
I take a serious approach to serious problems. Behaviors you've tried to stop, such as anger outbursts, self-criticism, and self-doubt, damage your life, work, and relationships. My therapy approach is collaborative, interactive, and intensive. We form a partnership to get to the root of the problem and give you relief as quickly as possible. We use your strengths to heal the broken parts and achieve the goals you identify, in an atmosphere of safety and acceptance in which you can be yourself without fear of shame, blame, or judgment. Take charge of your life -- contact me today!
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Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, CGP, FAGPA Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20008
I am your last stop. If life has disappointed you. If you are depleted. If you are lost. If your relationship is hopelessly leaving you unsatisfied. If your partner is complaining about your internal emotional desert. If you are one step from calling it quits or calling the lawyer. If you are out of ideas at how to make life and relationship work. If therapy has not worked for you in the past ... ... get ready. Your story can take a different turn. Give me a call and let's get started giving you the life - and the relationship - you desire and you deserve. I can help you have more and better.
Female
(202) 656-9995
Verified
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Washington, DC 20008
Female
I am your last stop. If life has disappointed you. If you are depleted. If you are lost. If your relationship is hopelessly leaving you unsatisfied. If your partner is complaining about your internal emotional desert. If you are one step from calling it quits or calling the lawyer. If you are out of ideas at how to make life and relationship work. If therapy has not worked for you in the past ... ... get ready. Your story can take a different turn. Give me a call and let's get started giving you the life - and the relationship - you desire and you deserve. I can help you have more and better.
Photo of Marcie E. Solomon, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, BCD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20015
With over 35 years of broad clinical experience, Ms. Solomon actively engages her clients' own wisdom and strengths in developing options and strategies to manage the challenges they face. Drawing on Affect and Script Theory and family systems theory, Ms. Solomon guides clients in identifying, understanding, managing and honoring their complex emotions such that they can more effectively express their needs. This is the cornerstone of therapy and of the blueprint for creating a life filled with more enjoyment and satisfaction and with less distress and other painful emotions.
Female
(703) 493-0902
Verified
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Washington, DC 20015
Female
With over 35 years of broad clinical experience, Ms. Solomon actively engages her clients' own wisdom and strengths in developing options and strategies to manage the challenges they face. Drawing on Affect and Script Theory and family systems theory, Ms. Solomon guides clients in identifying, understanding, managing and honoring their complex emotions such that they can more effectively express their needs. This is the cornerstone of therapy and of the blueprint for creating a life filled with more enjoyment and satisfaction and with less distress and other painful emotions.
Photo of Eye In Me - Therapy For The Strong Friend, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, LCSW-C, CPC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20059
I get it... you are holding EVERYTHING and EVERYBODY together. You are the super friend that everyone calls when their life is falling apart. They love you because you are at the top of your game and on most days, you have it ALL together. ​On the other hand...there are those days when you are FALLING APART and you don't have anyone strong enough to support you as you piece yourself back together. You try to reach out and talk to your friends but their best advice is, "I know you will figure it out. You need somebody to LISTEN, SUPPORT AND ENCOURAGE you too. Every Strong Friend needs a Strong Life Coach or a Strong Therapist! ​
Female
(240) 623-5449
Verified
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20059
Female
I get it... you are holding EVERYTHING and EVERYBODY together. You are the super friend that everyone calls when their life is falling apart. They love you because you are at the top of your game and on most days, you have it ALL together. ​On the other hand...there are those days when you are FALLING APART and you don't have anyone strong enough to support you as you piece yourself back together. You try to reach out and talk to your friends but their best advice is, "I know you will figure it out. You need somebody to LISTEN, SUPPORT AND ENCOURAGE you too. Every Strong Friend needs a Strong Life Coach or a Strong Therapist! ​
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Licensed Professional Counselor, NCC, LPC Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20036
My goal is to help both individuals and couples become "unstuck' from old patterns and develop the tools to live a more satisfying life. I will work with you to help find ways to cope with life's many challenges, including self-esteem issues, emotional distress, anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, and life transitions. Identifying the origins of your struggles is only one component of therapy. From there, we will work together to develop the skills necessary for you to navigate through these challenges. This can be accomplished by assisting you to change old behavior patterns, improve communication skills and deal more effectively with stress.
Female
(202) 618-4663
Verified
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Washington, DC 20036
Female
My goal is to help both individuals and couples become "unstuck' from old patterns and develop the tools to live a more satisfying life. I will work with you to help find ways to cope with life's many challenges, including self-esteem issues, emotional distress, anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, and life transitions. Identifying the origins of your struggles is only one component of therapy. From there, we will work together to develop the skills necessary for you to navigate through these challenges. This can be accomplished by assisting you to change old behavior patterns, improve communication skills and deal more effectively with stress.
Photo of Infinite Zen Holistic Psychotherapy, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, LICSW Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20003
Are you experiencing feelings of depression, anxiety, loneliness, issues with intimacy and sexual desire? Perhaps you lack self-compassion, you are self-conscious, or maybe you're unsure about the future of your relationships. Today you've taken the first step towards wellness. An important aspect of therapy is examining our interactions, relationships, our thoughts and feelings in a safe non-judgmental space. A positive therapeutic relationship promotes healing with compassionate self-exploration. I am a sex-positive, BDSM/KINK, LGBTQIA+ affirming therapist. Let's work together! Contact me today!
Female
(202) 816-6098
Verified
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Washington, DC 20003
Female
Are you experiencing feelings of depression, anxiety, loneliness, issues with intimacy and sexual desire? Perhaps you lack self-compassion, you are self-conscious, or maybe you're unsure about the future of your relationships. Today you've taken the first step towards wellness. An important aspect of therapy is examining our interactions, relationships, our thoughts and feelings in a safe non-judgmental space. A positive therapeutic relationship promotes healing with compassionate self-exploration. I am a sex-positive, BDSM/KINK, LGBTQIA+ affirming therapist. Let's work together! Contact me today!
Washington, DC 20024
Those who come to me are typically looking to become more confident and self assured, feel happier, communicate clearly and confidently, ease anxiety stemming from public speaking or interpersonal interaction, and/or find a fulfilling relationship or recover from a bad one. I am an action oriented coach, and use exercises and tangible tools to increase "stickiness," and forming of new neural pathways.
Female
(781) 350-9792
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Washington, DC 20024
Female
Those who come to me are typically looking to become more confident and self assured, feel happier, communicate clearly and confidently, ease anxiety stemming from public speaking or interpersonal interaction, and/or find a fulfilling relationship or recover from a bad one. I am an action oriented coach, and use exercises and tangible tools to increase "stickiness," and forming of new neural pathways.
Photo of Suzanne Miller Friedman, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20016
It's so important to find a therapist who really understands you. That connection becomes the base from which you can take emotional risks essential for deep exploration and enduring change. The bond we form allows our interaction to be characterized by safety, trust, mutual respect, and even humor. I offer a free consultation to help you decide whether we would work well together. Please join me for a cup of tea to share your story, chart a course for how we might work together, and ask any questions about therapy and how I can help you.
Female
(202) 686-1155 x3
Verified
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Washington, DC 20016
Female
It's so important to find a therapist who really understands you. That connection becomes the base from which you can take emotional risks essential for deep exploration and enduring change. The bond we form allows our interaction to be characterized by safety, trust, mutual respect, and even humor. I offer a free consultation to help you decide whether we would work well together. Please join me for a cup of tea to share your story, chart a course for how we might work together, and ask any questions about therapy and how I can help you.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20009
! I have been described as a down-to-earth psychologist who integrates humor and compassion with a pragmatic, problem-solving approach to help clients reach their goals. I provide psychotherapeutic services to adolescents and adults with autism spectrum, attention deficit, and other co-occurring disorders. My work involves concrete, structured interventions along with support and guidance that can be utilized in different settings. As a specialist in autism spectrum disorders, I also conduct autism spectrum evaluations for adults.
Female
(301) 804-2055
Verified
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20009
Female
! I have been described as a down-to-earth psychologist who integrates humor and compassion with a pragmatic, problem-solving approach to help clients reach their goals. I provide psychotherapeutic services to adolescents and adults with autism spectrum, attention deficit, and other co-occurring disorders. My work involves concrete, structured interventions along with support and guidance that can be utilized in different settings. As a specialist in autism spectrum disorders, I also conduct autism spectrum evaluations for adults.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, PsyD, LPC Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20016
Welcome! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor who believes that everyone possesses the strengths and resources to overcome life’s challenges- even if sometimes we need a little assistance. I view seeking help as a sign of great strength. My role as a therapist is to help you better know and understand yourself. We will use this insight to build upon your innate abilities and strengths to understand obstacles, overcome challenges, and pave a way forward. I work with a Service Dog, Finn, who provides a gentle, loving presence that can be very comforting, anxiety reducing, and uplifting in sessions.
Female
(202) 915-5676
Verified
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Washington, DC 20016
Female
Welcome! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor who believes that everyone possesses the strengths and resources to overcome life’s challenges- even if sometimes we need a little assistance. I view seeking help as a sign of great strength. My role as a therapist is to help you better know and understand yourself. We will use this insight to build upon your innate abilities and strengths to understand obstacles, overcome challenges, and pave a way forward. I work with a Service Dog, Finn, who provides a gentle, loving presence that can be very comforting, anxiety reducing, and uplifting in sessions.
Photo of Christina Tripodi Mitchell, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD, NCSP
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20016
The Child & Family Practice of Washington, DC is committed to providing comprehensive, evidence-based psychological and educational support services to children, families, schools, and other organizations. We specialize in the assessment of learning and behavioral concerns and in the creation of targeted, supportive programming designed to equip individuals with the tools they need to succeed in school, work, and beyond. We also provide psychological and educational consultation and support to families, schools, and organizations based in the Washington, DC metro area, nation-wide, and abroad.
Female
(703) 596-1360
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20016
Female
The Child & Family Practice of Washington, DC is committed to providing comprehensive, evidence-based psychological and educational support services to children, families, schools, and other organizations. We specialize in the assessment of learning and behavioral concerns and in the creation of targeted, supportive programming designed to equip individuals with the tools they need to succeed in school, work, and beyond. We also provide psychological and educational consultation and support to families, schools, and organizations based in the Washington, DC metro area, nation-wide, and abroad.
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20001
Hello, my name is Joani Gammill. Thank you for taking the brave step of looking for help. I am called when you have a loved one that needs help for an addiction, whether that be a substance like alcohol, heroin, prescription drugs or a process addiction like gambling, but is resistant to getting the treatment they need. As a former RN, I have worked for seven years in an alcohol and drug rehab before doing interventions. I have doing loving, respectful interventions for 15 years now. My fees for the industry are the lowest you will find. Reach out and call me at (443)-926-4519.
Female
(443) 594-6080
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20001
Female
Hello, my name is Joani Gammill. Thank you for taking the brave step of looking for help. I am called when you have a loved one that needs help for an addiction, whether that be a substance like alcohol, heroin, prescription drugs or a process addiction like gambling, but is resistant to getting the treatment they need. As a former RN, I have worked for seven years in an alcohol and drug rehab before doing interventions. I have doing loving, respectful interventions for 15 years now. My fees for the industry are the lowest you will find. Reach out and call me at (443)-926-4519.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, NCC, LPC, LCPC Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20003
SMILE Therapy Services LLC consist of Licensed professional Therapists whose goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your life. If you're looking for extra support and guidance through a challenging situation or you're just ready to move in a new direction in your life, we look forward to working with you to achieve your goals.
Female
(240) 428-2278
Verified
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Washington, DC 20003
Female
SMILE Therapy Services LLC consist of Licensed professional Therapists whose goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your life. If you're looking for extra support and guidance through a challenging situation or you're just ready to move in a new direction in your life, we look forward to working with you to achieve your goals.
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20016
Clients come to me when they are dissatisfied with their lives and/or overwhelmed by a situation or stressor. I view therapy as a collaborative endeavor and work together with you to develop a treatment which incorporates your strengths, needs and life experiences. I also respect your wish to work on a specific area of concern short-term and/or to address a variety of complex issues over time. During the treatment, my clients report that they feel safe, supported and challenged by me, and that their lives are highly enriched by the experience. (See actual reviews by clients at Healthgrades.com.)
Female
(240) 813-4351
Verified
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Washington, DC 20016
Female
Clients come to me when they are dissatisfied with their lives and/or overwhelmed by a situation or stressor. I view therapy as a collaborative endeavor and work together with you to develop a treatment which incorporates your strengths, needs and life experiences. I also respect your wish to work on a specific area of concern short-term and/or to address a variety of complex issues over time. During the treatment, my clients report that they feel safe, supported and challenged by me, and that their lives are highly enriched by the experience. (See actual reviews by clients at Healthgrades.com.)
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MA, LGPC Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20036
Life can be overwhelming and you are not alone in your struggles. Though reaching out for help can feel scary, making this choice is often transformative. You deserve support and to have hope in your life. Therapy is a process where this happens and I find it an honor to walk beside and gently guide you through whatever you may be experiencing. I believe in basing our therapeutic relationship on acceptance, genuineness, and empathy. I work with all types of people--children, adolescents, and adults--who are struggling with the external, internal, or both in a non-judgmental, strengths-based, trauma-informed manner.
Female
(202) 831-0229
Verified
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Washington, DC 20036
Female
Life can be overwhelming and you are not alone in your struggles. Though reaching out for help can feel scary, making this choice is often transformative. You deserve support and to have hope in your life. Therapy is a process where this happens and I find it an honor to walk beside and gently guide you through whatever you may be experiencing. I believe in basing our therapeutic relationship on acceptance, genuineness, and empathy. I work with all types of people--children, adolescents, and adults--who are struggling with the external, internal, or both in a non-judgmental, strengths-based, trauma-informed manner.
Photo of Victoria D Stubbs, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, LCSW-C
Washington, DC 20003
If you are reading this, then you have already made the courageous decision to do something different. Step forward with me into a safe space where I will guide you through the journey of transforming your mind, freeing yourself from old patterns of behavior and standing in your own truth. I specialize in helping people who feel generally out of balance-emotionally, spiritually, mentally-as well as those feeling disconnected from their authentic selves. I offer an empathic welcoming space for personal exploration with an affinity for working with people of color and members of the LGBTQ community.
Female
(202) 846-2977
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Washington, DC 20003
Female
If you are reading this, then you have already made the courageous decision to do something different. Step forward with me into a safe space where I will guide you through the journey of transforming your mind, freeing yourself from old patterns of behavior and standing in your own truth. I specialize in helping people who feel generally out of balance-emotionally, spiritually, mentally-as well as those feeling disconnected from their authentic selves. I offer an empathic welcoming space for personal exploration with an affinity for working with people of color and members of the LGBTQ community.

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