Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20036
Are you struggling with life and now also the various complications of living through the COVID-19 pandemic? Does everything feel tangled up together? Are old problems more seriously impinging on your current coping? If you contact me I will help you feel less alone while you untangle your thoughts and feelings in a safe space. Together we can help you to adjust to the new normal while continuing to have a sense of purpose and security.
Female
(202) 684-2055
Verified
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Washington, DC 20036
Female
Are you struggling with life and now also the various complications of living through the COVID-19 pandemic? Does everything feel tangled up together? Are old problems more seriously impinging on your current coping? If you contact me I will help you feel less alone while you untangle your thoughts and feelings in a safe space. Together we can help you to adjust to the new normal while continuing to have a sense of purpose and security.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20009
We all have complicated personal stories that have led us to where we are in life. Your unique thoughts, fears, desires and emotions can affect the quality of your daily experiences and cause you to repeat unhealthy patterns.
Female
(202) 559-1126
Verified

Washington, DC 20009
Female
We all have complicated personal stories that have led us to where we are in life. Your unique thoughts, fears, desires and emotions can affect the quality of your daily experiences and cause you to repeat unhealthy patterns.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, NCC, MAC Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20008
My approach focuses on strengths and what's working in one's life, while also assisting in practical problem solving. Those who want to establish a mind/body/spirit connection and have more joy in their lives will benefit the most by working with me. My excitement for counseling and coaching comes from helping people create wellness and balance, while going through life's transitions: adolescence, college, marriage, parenting, divorce, aging, adjusting to losses and dealing with health issues. I'm also a cancer survivor interested in helping others on their healing journey by phone or in person.
Female
(202) 643-4938
Verified
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Washington, DC 20008
Female
My approach focuses on strengths and what's working in one's life, while also assisting in practical problem solving. Those who want to establish a mind/body/spirit connection and have more joy in their lives will benefit the most by working with me. My excitement for counseling and coaching comes from helping people create wellness and balance, while going through life's transitions: adolescence, college, marriage, parenting, divorce, aging, adjusting to losses and dealing with health issues. I'm also a cancer survivor interested in helping others on their healing journey by phone or in person.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20005
I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with a collaborative and direct approach. I will help you to embrace and recognize your strengths, while finding healthy ways to change or cope with the parts of your life that aren't working as well as you'd like. I'm a firm believer in compassion, empathy and the power of a solid therapeutic relationship. While I work with clients on a variety of mental health concerns, I specialize in helping many overcome depression/anxiety, improve personal relationships and better understand their path to meaningful personal growth and overall greater happiness.
Female
(267) 388-2513
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Washington, DC 20005
Female
I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with a collaborative and direct approach. I will help you to embrace and recognize your strengths, while finding healthy ways to change or cope with the parts of your life that aren't working as well as you'd like. I'm a firm believer in compassion, empathy and the power of a solid therapeutic relationship. While I work with clients on a variety of mental health concerns, I specialize in helping many overcome depression/anxiety, improve personal relationships and better understand their path to meaningful personal growth and overall greater happiness.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20006
Got COVID stress? Or were you feeling stressed and anxious before the pandemic? If you live or work in the DC area, you are very familiar with stress. Chances are your work-life balance isn't at all balanced. Maybe you are a perfectionist always trying to do more. Maybe you are a people pleaser who struggles to say "No". Meaningful pursuits such as fulfilling relationships, personal interests and staying healthy are harder to navigate because now you have to stay home. All these factors can intensify your level of stress and anxiety.
Female
(202) 999-3892
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Washington, DC 20006
Female
Got COVID stress? Or were you feeling stressed and anxious before the pandemic? If you live or work in the DC area, you are very familiar with stress. Chances are your work-life balance isn't at all balanced. Maybe you are a perfectionist always trying to do more. Maybe you are a people pleaser who struggles to say "No". Meaningful pursuits such as fulfilling relationships, personal interests and staying healthy are harder to navigate because now you have to stay home. All these factors can intensify your level of stress and anxiety.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20015
I team with adults, children, and parents to create solutions and awaken aspects of themselves they would like to grow. We work together to heal past pain, strengthen, and to build a fresh start. I will work as your guide in providing you the tools you need to live your life more fully.
Female
(202) 643-7935
Verified
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Washington, DC 20015
Female
I team with adults, children, and parents to create solutions and awaken aspects of themselves they would like to grow. We work together to heal past pain, strengthen, and to build a fresh start. I will work as your guide in providing you the tools you need to live your life more fully.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20009
***I am no longer accepting new clients at this time.*** Psychotherapy can help you make sense of complicated feelings, gain insight into relational patterns, and begin to move forward in areas of your life where you feel stuck. My focus is to help you untangle struggles, set meaningful goals, revise problematic narratives about yourself, and re-orient you toward your values. My integrative approach is informed by psychodynamic, feminist, multicultural, relational, and behaviorist theories. Above all, I value the therapeutic relationship and your personal growth.
Female
(202) 729-9130
Verified
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Washington, DC 20009
Female
***I am no longer accepting new clients at this time.*** Psychotherapy can help you make sense of complicated feelings, gain insight into relational patterns, and begin to move forward in areas of your life where you feel stuck. My focus is to help you untangle struggles, set meaningful goals, revise problematic narratives about yourself, and re-orient you toward your values. My integrative approach is informed by psychodynamic, feminist, multicultural, relational, and behaviorist theories. Above all, I value the therapeutic relationship and your personal growth.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20009
Whether you're struggling with relationships, navigating life transitions, feeling paralyzed by depression or anxiety, or trying to overcome trauma, I'd like to help you feel less stuck and more empowered to live a healthier, more meaningful life. Clients say they appreciate my warmth, humor and collaborative style as we tackle the sometimes difficult work of therapy as a team.
Female
(202) 999-3386
Verified
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Washington, DC 20009
Female
Whether you're struggling with relationships, navigating life transitions, feeling paralyzed by depression or anxiety, or trying to overcome trauma, I'd like to help you feel less stuck and more empowered to live a healthier, more meaningful life. Clients say they appreciate my warmth, humor and collaborative style as we tackle the sometimes difficult work of therapy as a team.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, SSW, LICSW, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20052
I have provided individual, group, couples and family therapy in both school settings as well as private practice settings since the onset of my career. I utilize behavioral management tools, cognitive behavioral therapy, and creative therapies to encourage and teach children as well as adults, how to increase their sense of self and learn how to celebrate their strengths and weaknesses. I feel strongly that children respond best when they are free to explore their feelings creatively as opposed to solely participating in talk therapy. I help clients feel accountable and more importantly, recognize they have the ability to grow.
Female
(844) 806-0055
Verified
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20052
Female
I have provided individual, group, couples and family therapy in both school settings as well as private practice settings since the onset of my career. I utilize behavioral management tools, cognitive behavioral therapy, and creative therapies to encourage and teach children as well as adults, how to increase their sense of self and learn how to celebrate their strengths and weaknesses. I feel strongly that children respond best when they are free to explore their feelings creatively as opposed to solely participating in talk therapy. I help clients feel accountable and more importantly, recognize they have the ability to grow.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20036
If only the image you have perfected projecting were true. Everyone seems to buy it; that you are as calm, confident, and competent as you portray yourself to be. Meanwhile, you walk around feeling like a little girl wearing her mother’s heels. The worst part is always worrying about being “found out” as the fraud that you know yourself to be. It makes it hard to be really emotionally available and honest in your relationships and you always end up feeling so alone. All the success in your professional life just makes you feel like you have that much more to lose when someone really sees what you are desperately trying to hide.
Female
(505) 207-4126
Verified
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20036
Female
If only the image you have perfected projecting were true. Everyone seems to buy it; that you are as calm, confident, and competent as you portray yourself to be. Meanwhile, you walk around feeling like a little girl wearing her mother’s heels. The worst part is always worrying about being “found out” as the fraud that you know yourself to be. It makes it hard to be really emotionally available and honest in your relationships and you always end up feeling so alone. All the success in your professional life just makes you feel like you have that much more to lose when someone really sees what you are desperately trying to hide.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20011
I am co-owner of M&K Counseling Associates Inc.
Female
(202) 831-4083
Verified
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Washington, DC 20011
Female
I am co-owner of M&K Counseling Associates Inc.
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Psychologist, PsyD, MS Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20036
I'm a licensed clinical psychologist trained at Harvard Medical School. Occasionally, we notice patterns of thinking, behaving, and experiencing others & ourselves, which can feel very familiar and frustrating. Or we can be hit by sudden life circumstances like loss, transition, identity shifts, or trauma that leave us feeling overwhelmed & scared, where existing strengths and coping skills are outstripped. Through a dynamic and collaborative process, I help patients understand & transform their old ways of being to feel more connected, renewed, and, ultimately, to better flourish in their relationships, work, and within themselves.
Female
(202) 838-7793
Verified
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Washington, DC 20036
Female
I'm a licensed clinical psychologist trained at Harvard Medical School. Occasionally, we notice patterns of thinking, behaving, and experiencing others & ourselves, which can feel very familiar and frustrating. Or we can be hit by sudden life circumstances like loss, transition, identity shifts, or trauma that leave us feeling overwhelmed & scared, where existing strengths and coping skills are outstripped. Through a dynamic and collaborative process, I help patients understand & transform their old ways of being to feel more connected, renewed, and, ultimately, to better flourish in their relationships, work, and within themselves.
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Resident in Counseling, PhD, NCC, LGPC Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20036
The therapeutic relationship is one of the most important tools for enabling life changes. I see counseling as a collaborative relationship between myself & each client. I apply developmental & attachment theory to help you understand the important relationships & attachments in your life, which impact who you become. By processing these complex relationships & attachments, we can work towards identifying patterns & forming new ways of thinking & coping. I specialize in trauma, depression, & anxiety. I serve adolescents, young adults, & adults of all races, genders, & sexual orientations.
Female
(814) 212-4722
Verified
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Washington, DC 20036
Female
The therapeutic relationship is one of the most important tools for enabling life changes. I see counseling as a collaborative relationship between myself & each client. I apply developmental & attachment theory to help you understand the important relationships & attachments in your life, which impact who you become. By processing these complex relationships & attachments, we can work towards identifying patterns & forming new ways of thinking & coping. I specialize in trauma, depression, & anxiety. I serve adolescents, young adults, & adults of all races, genders, & sexual orientations.
Photo of Amy L. Harman, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LMFT Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20004
Are you wondering whether your worries about food, exercise, and weight are becoming a serious problem? I can help you understand the extent of the problem and help you understand if therapy would be a good option for you. While I have a wide range of experience treating many issues, I specialize in treating women and teens who struggle with eating issues, body acceptance, depression, anxiety, and trauma. I especially enjoy working with teens and young adults and their parents to establish a family structure conducive to recovery.
Female
(703) 936-6583
Verified
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20004
Female
Are you wondering whether your worries about food, exercise, and weight are becoming a serious problem? I can help you understand the extent of the problem and help you understand if therapy would be a good option for you. While I have a wide range of experience treating many issues, I specialize in treating women and teens who struggle with eating issues, body acceptance, depression, anxiety, and trauma. I especially enjoy working with teens and young adults and their parents to establish a family structure conducive to recovery.
Photo of Beth A Maples, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, LCPC Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20009
The therapeutic relationship is one of the most essential aspects of my clinical work. Creating a trusting, safe, and comfortable environment for my clients is paramount in addition to other additional growth or healing steps. I use an eclectic perspective of theoretical approaches and techniques that are catered to each individual client based on strengths and needs. I am honored to work with clients and families especially facing grief, loss, death and dying situations. There is hope and healing no matter the circumstance and I would be honored to work with you!
Female
(202) 914-5725 x149
Verified
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Washington, DC 20009
Female
The therapeutic relationship is one of the most essential aspects of my clinical work. Creating a trusting, safe, and comfortable environment for my clients is paramount in addition to other additional growth or healing steps. I use an eclectic perspective of theoretical approaches and techniques that are catered to each individual client based on strengths and needs. I am honored to work with clients and families especially facing grief, loss, death and dying situations. There is hope and healing no matter the circumstance and I would be honored to work with you!
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Counselor, LGPC, MA, iaedp Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20006
*****Very limited availability for new clients; wait list spots available***** I aim to cultivate an atmosphere in therapy that is real and honest - where my clients feel the freedom to cut the crap, not worry about saying the "right" thing, and speak candidly about their thoughts, feelings, and experiences, without fear of judgment. The things that we hash through in counseling can be messy, and I deeply appreciate the vulnerability this process requires. I find that a therapeutic relationship like this - one that's safe, comfortable, authentic, and honest - is where so much growth happens.
Female
(410) 469-7119
Verified
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20006
Female
*****Very limited availability for new clients; wait list spots available***** I aim to cultivate an atmosphere in therapy that is real and honest - where my clients feel the freedom to cut the crap, not worry about saying the "right" thing, and speak candidly about their thoughts, feelings, and experiences, without fear of judgment. The things that we hash through in counseling can be messy, and I deeply appreciate the vulnerability this process requires. I find that a therapeutic relationship like this - one that's safe, comfortable, authentic, and honest - is where so much growth happens.
Photo of Deborah M Schechter, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, JD, LPC Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20015
I specialize in cognitive behavioral therapy, which allows me to work most successfully with clients on a wide range of emotional and behavioral problems. I also incorporate other theoretical approaches and interventions when called for, including attachment theory; and humanistic, pastoral, and psychodynamic approaches. I work with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. See my website: www.debbieschechter.com for more information.
Female
(202) 914-0489
Verified
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Washington, DC 20015
Female
I specialize in cognitive behavioral therapy, which allows me to work most successfully with clients on a wide range of emotional and behavioral problems. I also incorporate other theoretical approaches and interventions when called for, including attachment theory; and humanistic, pastoral, and psychodynamic approaches. I work with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. See my website: www.debbieschechter.com for more information.
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LCPC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20002
Tiffani Dilworth is a Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes in anxiety, sexual trauma, and grief. She has a history of working with children, adults, families, couples, and groups. She provides services only via telehealth.
Female
(410) 973-6496
Verified
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20002
Female
Tiffani Dilworth is a Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes in anxiety, sexual trauma, and grief. She has a history of working with children, adults, families, couples, and groups. She provides services only via telehealth.
Photo of Ann Turner, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW-C, CEAP Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20007
I help clients who are struggling with a variety of issues whether they're at home, school, or work. I'll help you look at patterns of behavior, your upbringing, environment and current interactions so we can determine the next steps for you to take toward your goals.
Female
(240) 219-5738
Verified
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Washington, DC 20007
Female
I help clients who are struggling with a variety of issues whether they're at home, school, or work. I'll help you look at patterns of behavior, your upbringing, environment and current interactions so we can determine the next steps for you to take toward your goals.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20009
Having witnessed and participated in twenty years of clients' progress, I have great confidence in this powerful process. We all want to feel optimistic and enjoy our lives, with minimal stress, doubts, anxiety, depression, and confusion. Most of us have strong and centered parts that were buried or muted as a result of trauma, loss or other painful experiences. Learning to empower these healthy parts helps us manage inevitable difficult thoughts and feelings more calmly and effectively and to enjoy healthy relationships. Depending on individual situations, short term therapy or Skype sessions may be possible.
Female
(617) 244-9146
Verified
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Washington, DC 20009
Female
Having witnessed and participated in twenty years of clients' progress, I have great confidence in this powerful process. We all want to feel optimistic and enjoy our lives, with minimal stress, doubts, anxiety, depression, and confusion. Most of us have strong and centered parts that were buried or muted as a result of trauma, loss or other painful experiences. Learning to empower these healthy parts helps us manage inevitable difficult thoughts and feelings more calmly and effectively and to enjoy healthy relationships. Depending on individual situations, short term therapy or Skype sessions may be possible.

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Female Therapists
This is a listing of female Therapists, or providers who are female or women, rather than Therapists who specialize in helping female clients or women.

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

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