Psychologist, JD, PhD Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I am committed to helping individuals and couples gain insight and make behavioral changes to enhance their lives. My focus is on relationships with friends, family, romantic partners and/or the workplace as I believe engagement in these areas is an important aspect of living a satisfying and purposeful life. I also work with those struggling with addictions, compulsions, self-destructive behavior (especially eating disorders), and balancing the competing demands of life. My professional strengths are reflected in a nonjudgmental stance and an ability to help people examine themselves and make the changes necessary to live in a more fulfilling life.
Female
(301) 244-8991
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Female
I am committed to helping individuals and couples gain insight and make behavioral changes to enhance their lives. My focus is on relationships with friends, family, romantic partners and/or the workplace as I believe engagement in these areas is an important aspect of living a satisfying and purposeful life. I also work with those struggling with addictions, compulsions, self-destructive behavior (especially eating disorders), and balancing the competing demands of life. My professional strengths are reflected in a nonjudgmental stance and an ability to help people examine themselves and make the changes necessary to live in a more fulfilling life.
Photo of Genardra Pugh, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LCPC Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
As we maneuver through life towards our best selves, experiencing challenges, pain, & negative emotions are inevitable. I believe that we should not allow obstacles and feelings to stop our growth & hinder our journeys. Are you currently going through transition in your life & having difficulty adjusting? Are you struggling to get through your day because you are sad, doubtful, & overwhelmed? Are you confused, frustrated, & tired of trying to figure out relationships & your place in the world? I understand the complexities of life can be difficult to manage, but you do not have to manage them alone.
Female
(240) 540-4929
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Female
As we maneuver through life towards our best selves, experiencing challenges, pain, & negative emotions are inevitable. I believe that we should not allow obstacles and feelings to stop our growth & hinder our journeys. Are you currently going through transition in your life & having difficulty adjusting? Are you struggling to get through your day because you are sad, doubtful, & overwhelmed? Are you confused, frustrated, & tired of trying to figure out relationships & your place in the world? I understand the complexities of life can be difficult to manage, but you do not have to manage them alone.
Photo of Robin J Belamaric, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
It takes courage to face emotional and relationship problems. With over 20 years professional experience treating clients and consulting to businesses, I specialize in helping people find and utilize their strengths and sideline their difficulties. With children and adults, I specialize in treating complex anxiety, attachment, and learning issues and developing talent and leadership. Once clients are freed from the crippling impact of excessive anxiety, emotional dysregulation, or self defeating behavior patterns, drawing upon Positive Psychology and Mindfulness techniques helps us identify and capitalize on personal strengths. Clients are able to heal - thrive - grow - bloom into excellence.
Female
(301) 852-5591
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Female
It takes courage to face emotional and relationship problems. With over 20 years professional experience treating clients and consulting to businesses, I specialize in helping people find and utilize their strengths and sideline their difficulties. With children and adults, I specialize in treating complex anxiety, attachment, and learning issues and developing talent and leadership. Once clients are freed from the crippling impact of excessive anxiety, emotional dysregulation, or self defeating behavior patterns, drawing upon Positive Psychology and Mindfulness techniques helps us identify and capitalize on personal strengths. Clients are able to heal - thrive - grow - bloom into excellence.
Photo of Carissa L Strohecker Hannum, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LCPC, LPC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20810
Welcome, I truly believe that therapy is a brave and courageous choice. I strive to create a warm, empathetic, and safe environment for each client that chooses to work with me. I have a special expertise working with both adolescents and adults with mood disorders. Our relationship will be used as an element of change. Often, I will utilize aspects of our relationship to highlight barriers to change and provide a warm and directive approach to push you towards growth. My approach within our therapeutic relationship tends to be more collaborative and I commonly use interventions including mindfulness, CBT, DBT and attachment theory.
Female
(202) 410-6883
Verified
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20810
Female
Welcome, I truly believe that therapy is a brave and courageous choice. I strive to create a warm, empathetic, and safe environment for each client that chooses to work with me. I have a special expertise working with both adolescents and adults with mood disorders. Our relationship will be used as an element of change. Often, I will utilize aspects of our relationship to highlight barriers to change and provide a warm and directive approach to push you towards growth. My approach within our therapeutic relationship tends to be more collaborative and I commonly use interventions including mindfulness, CBT, DBT and attachment theory.
Photo of Renee L DeBoard-Lucas, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20817
Dr. Renee DeBoard-Lucas is a licensed psychologist with over 15 years of experience treating trauma and anxiety in children, teens, and adults. She is passionate about using evidence based treatments because these treatments work and instill hope that people can get better! Dr. DeBoard-Lucas loves working working with kids, teens, and adults. She is nationally certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and has experience implementing Prolonged Exposure therapy. Dr. DeBoard-Lucas also provides Exposure and Response Prevention and Habit Reversal Training for OCD and Tic Disorders.
Female
(740) 761-4797
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Bethesda, MD 20817
Female
Dr. Renee DeBoard-Lucas is a licensed psychologist with over 15 years of experience treating trauma and anxiety in children, teens, and adults. She is passionate about using evidence based treatments because these treatments work and instill hope that people can get better! Dr. DeBoard-Lucas loves working working with kids, teens, and adults. She is nationally certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and has experience implementing Prolonged Exposure therapy. Dr. DeBoard-Lucas also provides Exposure and Response Prevention and Habit Reversal Training for OCD and Tic Disorders.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I enjoy working with children (9+), teens and adults. I see couples and families helping them live happier, more relaxed, and fulfilling lives. I am respectful of my client's time. I frequently check in to make sure that the sessions are helpful, and that we are focusing on what the client wishes to. If one approach is not working, we try another! When people are feeling anxious, depressed, or angry, often the problem is their stress level and lack of a support system.
Female
(240) 219-5898 x704
Verified
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Female
I enjoy working with children (9+), teens and adults. I see couples and families helping them live happier, more relaxed, and fulfilling lives. I am respectful of my client's time. I frequently check in to make sure that the sessions are helpful, and that we are focusing on what the client wishes to. If one approach is not working, we try another! When people are feeling anxious, depressed, or angry, often the problem is their stress level and lack of a support system.
Photo of Heidi Mattila, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, MBA Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
Feeling stuck or experiencing life and relationships as old or frustrating? Life can at times be over-whelming, but it does not need to stay that way. Through a collaborative process, I help my clients to both understand themselves and effectively transform their lives and live more fully. I work with my clients as partners, and my sessions are interactive and productive. While the work can be deep and transformative, the approach is strength-based and pragmatic. We are all unique, and there is no method that fits everybody. Our work together is a joint and respectful discovery tailored to meet your specific goals and needs.
Female
(240) 221-5212
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Female
Feeling stuck or experiencing life and relationships as old or frustrating? Life can at times be over-whelming, but it does not need to stay that way. Through a collaborative process, I help my clients to both understand themselves and effectively transform their lives and live more fully. I work with my clients as partners, and my sessions are interactive and productive. While the work can be deep and transformative, the approach is strength-based and pragmatic. We are all unique, and there is no method that fits everybody. Our work together is a joint and respectful discovery tailored to meet your specific goals and needs.
Photo of Girglani Counseling &Therapy, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20815
Reaching out for therapy can feel overwhelming. I understand. Yes, it is a leap of faith even after all the research regarding style, availability and affordability. Whether you are considering therapy for a one time consult, a few visits to address a recent crisis or would like to engage in ongoing therapy, I hope we can work together safely and productively to meet your therapy needs and goals. I collaborate and consult actively with other clinicians for care coordination, medication management or behavioral care as needed.
Female
(301) 719-3044
Verified
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20815
Female
Reaching out for therapy can feel overwhelming. I understand. Yes, it is a leap of faith even after all the research regarding style, availability and affordability. Whether you are considering therapy for a one time consult, a few visits to address a recent crisis or would like to engage in ongoing therapy, I hope we can work together safely and productively to meet your therapy needs and goals. I collaborate and consult actively with other clinicians for care coordination, medication management or behavioral care as needed.
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
Are irritability, worry, anger, sadness, or frustration getting in your way of enjoying life? At times, past relationships or past events can prevent us from living in the present. Difficult emotional reactions or uncontrollable worries interfere with our ability to work, be in relationships, take care of responsibilities, and parent. You can find peace. Anxiety and sadness do not need to control you. Therapy provides a safe and caring setting for you to work through these issues and reach resolution. Together you will become stronger, develop insight, practice mindfulness, and learn new skills. Hope is here.
Female
(443) 232-2026
Verified
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Female
Are irritability, worry, anger, sadness, or frustration getting in your way of enjoying life? At times, past relationships or past events can prevent us from living in the present. Difficult emotional reactions or uncontrollable worries interfere with our ability to work, be in relationships, take care of responsibilities, and parent. You can find peace. Anxiety and sadness do not need to control you. Therapy provides a safe and caring setting for you to work through these issues and reach resolution. Together you will become stronger, develop insight, practice mindfulness, and learn new skills. Hope is here.
Photo of The Mindful Heart LLC, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
We work with individuals, couples, families, and children. We specialize in addiction, eating disorders, relationship issues, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, trauma, family conflict and grief. Our greatest intention is to help clients understand themselves better and improve their quality of life and relationships. We cater our approach to each client, responding to their own unique problems and personality style. This is not a "one-size-fits-all" practice.
Female
(240) 258-2870
Verified
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Female
We work with individuals, couples, families, and children. We specialize in addiction, eating disorders, relationship issues, depression, anxiety, self-esteem, trauma, family conflict and grief. Our greatest intention is to help clients understand themselves better and improve their quality of life and relationships. We cater our approach to each client, responding to their own unique problems and personality style. This is not a "one-size-fits-all" practice.
MSN, RN, PMHCNS, BC Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
NOT TAKING NEW CLIENTS NOW. MINDFULNESS-BASED SOMATIC PSYCHOTHERAPY: "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.
Female
(301) 960-5386
Verified
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Female
NOT TAKING NEW CLIENTS NOW. MINDFULNESS-BASED SOMATIC PSYCHOTHERAPY: "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.
Photo of Mali G Parke - Life Coachmediator,
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20810
Are you longing for vitality, a sense of choice or self-love/confidence in your life? Are you looking for authenticity, courageous conversations, resonance or deep trust repair in your relationship/s? Are you hoping to find how to live a meaningful and impactful life? I support authentic, compassionate and empowered relating to yourself and others with courageous journeying opening your full expression, connection and power for change. My clients are individuals, partners, co-parents, educators, caregivers or leaders, teams or groups who want to achieve greater trust, connection, resonance, collaboration and systemic resilience.
Female
(202) 760-2780
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20810
Female
Are you longing for vitality, a sense of choice or self-love/confidence in your life? Are you looking for authenticity, courageous conversations, resonance or deep trust repair in your relationship/s? Are you hoping to find how to live a meaningful and impactful life? I support authentic, compassionate and empowered relating to yourself and others with courageous journeying opening your full expression, connection and power for change. My clients are individuals, partners, co-parents, educators, caregivers or leaders, teams or groups who want to achieve greater trust, connection, resonance, collaboration and systemic resilience.
Photo of Shoshana Pearlman, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Are you feeling sad or worried? Stuck in situations and relationships that leave you feeling drained and dissatisfied? Overwhelmed by dealing with your own illness or caring for loved ones? Sometimes even positive life changes, such as going to college/grad school, having a baby/returning to work as a mom, getting married, new relationships, or relocating for a new job can create stress and distress. These difficulties can sometimes surprise you and leave you feeling guilty, unsure, and thinking you are the only one who is struggling to adjust. I specialize in treating depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and life transitions.
Female
(240) 453-4348
Verified
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Female
Are you feeling sad or worried? Stuck in situations and relationships that leave you feeling drained and dissatisfied? Overwhelmed by dealing with your own illness or caring for loved ones? Sometimes even positive life changes, such as going to college/grad school, having a baby/returning to work as a mom, getting married, new relationships, or relocating for a new job can create stress and distress. These difficulties can sometimes surprise you and leave you feeling guilty, unsure, and thinking you are the only one who is struggling to adjust. I specialize in treating depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and life transitions.
Photo of Lauren Rubenstein, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD, RYT, JD Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
Are you experiencing anxiety, depression, parenting difficulties, chronic stress, life transitions or the effects of trauma? Would you like psychotherapy to be a collaborative process, where we determine a personalized approach to our work together? I typically blend insight-oriented therapy to deepen self-understanding, mindfulness practices to cultivate awareness and compassion, cognitive-behavioral interventions for symptom relief, and mind-body medicine for regulating the nervous system. With specialized training in yoga and meditation, I enjoy interweaving Western clinical psychology with Eastern yoga and mindfulness-based practices for a holistic, strengths based, mind-body approach to health and well being.
Female
(301) 637-8902
Verified
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Female
Are you experiencing anxiety, depression, parenting difficulties, chronic stress, life transitions or the effects of trauma? Would you like psychotherapy to be a collaborative process, where we determine a personalized approach to our work together? I typically blend insight-oriented therapy to deepen self-understanding, mindfulness practices to cultivate awareness and compassion, cognitive-behavioral interventions for symptom relief, and mind-body medicine for regulating the nervous system. With specialized training in yoga and meditation, I enjoy interweaving Western clinical psychology with Eastern yoga and mindfulness-based practices for a holistic, strengths based, mind-body approach to health and well being.
Photo of The Barker Adoption Foundation, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, LICSW Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I specialize in working with individuals who have been touched by adoption. Every adopted person has his/her own unique feelings about being adopted. For some, these may be "back burner" yet for others they may be more complex. I counsel adoptees - at various life stages - as they explore how adoption may affect their identity, feelings surrounding grief and loss, intimacy issues and relationships with family and friends. I have also worked with many adoptees (and birth parents) as they navigate the complexities of the search and reunion process and reconnection.
Female
(301) 679-7410
Verified
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Female
I specialize in working with individuals who have been touched by adoption. Every adopted person has his/her own unique feelings about being adopted. For some, these may be "back burner" yet for others they may be more complex. I counsel adoptees - at various life stages - as they explore how adoption may affect their identity, feelings surrounding grief and loss, intimacy issues and relationships with family and friends. I have also worked with many adoptees (and birth parents) as they navigate the complexities of the search and reunion process and reconnection.
Photo of Constance E. Cannon, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
In a space of warmth, comfort and acceptance, I offer you an experienced therapist who listens closely, actively, inquisitively- with the goal of helping you to feel heard and understood. I strive to help form the questions that need to be asked, to discern that which is in your control, to divine the source of your pain, and to use humor, laughter, tears and plain talk to make sense of your world; to motivate and help create an authentic healthier you. Over a 30 year career, I've acquired experience that includes: counseling and therapy, program management, training and consultation.
Female
(301) 456-0316
Verified
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Female
In a space of warmth, comfort and acceptance, I offer you an experienced therapist who listens closely, actively, inquisitively- with the goal of helping you to feel heard and understood. I strive to help form the questions that need to be asked, to discern that which is in your control, to divine the source of your pain, and to use humor, laughter, tears and plain talk to make sense of your world; to motivate and help create an authentic healthier you. Over a 30 year career, I've acquired experience that includes: counseling and therapy, program management, training and consultation.
Photo of CarrieOn Coaching, LLC,
PHR, ACC, MBTI, CCSP, GCFD
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
At the root of transition is “transit.” This passage from one place to another can feel Disorienting & Unsettling, particularly when a career or job change is involved. Your work identity is a vital part of your being and center of gravity. An important first step is considering what you really WANT to do at work and equally important - what you DONT. If you're new to the workforce, consider how to apply skills acquired in life & in school in a first job. Bottom line, you need to KNOW and feel at ease Telling Your Story, showcasing your brand on your resume, crafting compelling cover letters, & that Interview! I'm here to help.
Female
(240) 221-6347
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Female
At the root of transition is “transit.” This passage from one place to another can feel Disorienting & Unsettling, particularly when a career or job change is involved. Your work identity is a vital part of your being and center of gravity. An important first step is considering what you really WANT to do at work and equally important - what you DONT. If you're new to the workforce, consider how to apply skills acquired in life & in school in a first job. Bottom line, you need to KNOW and feel at ease Telling Your Story, showcasing your brand on your resume, crafting compelling cover letters, & that Interview! I'm here to help.
Photo of Jenna Calton, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20817
Dr. Jenna Calton is a licensed psychologist who has been providing therapy to children and families since 2012. She specializes in trauma-focused treatments for youth and their caregivers, and has years of experience providing cognitive behavioral therapy to kids, teens, and adults with mood and behavior problems. The treatments she uses are all evidence-based and time-limited, offering clients peace of mind knowing that research has shown the treatment can work. Dr. Calton is passionate about working with youth, including kids 2-17, and she has immediate openings for telehealth sessions. She provides service in FL, MD, and VA.
Female
(571) 336-0863
Verified

Bethesda, MD 20817
Female
Dr. Jenna Calton is a licensed psychologist who has been providing therapy to children and families since 2012. She specializes in trauma-focused treatments for youth and their caregivers, and has years of experience providing cognitive behavioral therapy to kids, teens, and adults with mood and behavior problems. The treatments she uses are all evidence-based and time-limited, offering clients peace of mind knowing that research has shown the treatment can work. Dr. Calton is passionate about working with youth, including kids 2-17, and she has immediate openings for telehealth sessions. She provides service in FL, MD, and VA.
Photo of Rupal Mistry, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
It is my hope that in working with individuals to better meet their own goals, I am able to help them to be happier and more productive individuals. I look forward to meeting with you and exploring the different options to changing your life. Over the past 19 years I have worked extensively with at risk adolescents and their families as well as adults struggling with depression & anxiety. Please take a look at my website for more information regarding my experience.
Female
(703) 291-0695
Verified
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Female
It is my hope that in working with individuals to better meet their own goals, I am able to help them to be happier and more productive individuals. I look forward to meeting with you and exploring the different options to changing your life. Over the past 19 years I have worked extensively with at risk adolescents and their families as well as adults struggling with depression & anxiety. Please take a look at my website for more information regarding my experience.
Photo of Sigrid Dildine, Bethesda Accelerated Psychotherapy, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C, NBCCH, LICSW Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20815
"Something we were withholding made us weak until we found out it was ourselves" (Robert Frost) Working closely together we'll help you become authentically, fully ALIVE by healing your past and current emotional wounds and breaking self- destructive habits/behaviors. We'll work relentlessly to liberate you from crippling anxiety, shame, detachment, loneliness and other destructive inhibitions creating your symptoms. Clients report a feeling of HOPE and MOMENTUM even after our first session! So, if you want to enjoy passionate relationships, become emotionally alive while experiencing internal peace and fulfill your unique potential, roll up your sleeves and let's get started!
Female
(301) 259-3680
Verified
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Bethesda, MD 20815
Female
"Something we were withholding made us weak until we found out it was ourselves" (Robert Frost) Working closely together we'll help you become authentically, fully ALIVE by healing your past and current emotional wounds and breaking self- destructive habits/behaviors. We'll work relentlessly to liberate you from crippling anxiety, shame, detachment, loneliness and other destructive inhibitions creating your symptoms. Clients report a feeling of HOPE and MOMENTUM even after our first session! So, if you want to enjoy passionate relationships, become emotionally alive while experiencing internal peace and fulfill your unique potential, roll up your sleeves and let's get started!

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Female Therapists
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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.