Dr.PH, MA, MSW
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20001
All psychological issues are ultimately existential in origin, entailing a confrontation with death, loss, meaning, purpose and value. All that we do (knowingly or unknowingly) is dedicated to deciphering these daunting and irrepressible demands of existence. Few are successful in resolving or even clearly conceptualizing these existential issues and their minds inevitably descend into despair, depression and anxiety. Some seek to assuage their suffering with psychoactive substances (illicit and licit) and this leads only to addiction and abdication of autonomy over one's authentic self. My System offers a solution.
Gay Allied
(833) 880-1359
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20001
Gay Allied
All psychological issues are ultimately existential in origin, entailing a confrontation with death, loss, meaning, purpose and value. All that we do (knowingly or unknowingly) is dedicated to deciphering these daunting and irrepressible demands of existence. Few are successful in resolving or even clearly conceptualizing these existential issues and their minds inevitably descend into despair, depression and anxiety. Some seek to assuage their suffering with psychoactive substances (illicit and licit) and this leads only to addiction and abdication of autonomy over one's authentic self. My System offers a solution.
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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.
Gay Allied
(267) 388-2513
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Washington, DC 20005
Gay Allied
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.
Gay Allied
(202) 999-3892
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Washington, DC 20006
Gay Allied
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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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.
Gay Allied
(202) 729-9130
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Washington, DC 20009
Gay Allied
***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, 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.
Gay Allied
(505) 207-4126
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20036
Gay Allied
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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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.
Gay Allied
(814) 212-4722
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Washington, DC 20036
Gay Allied
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.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20009
I am Founder and Director of the Capital Institute for Cognitive Therapy. Since 2003, the Institute has been a leading provider of research-proven treatments and compassionate care. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) has been shown to be effective for a number of problems, including: depression, bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), hoarding, panic, phobias, social anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), eating disorders, insomnia, chronic pain, personality disorders, and relationship problems. Studies find most patients in CBT have significant reduction in symptoms and distress.
Gay Allied
(202) 759-2884
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Washington, DC 20009
Gay Allied
I am Founder and Director of the Capital Institute for Cognitive Therapy. Since 2003, the Institute has been a leading provider of research-proven treatments and compassionate care. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) has been shown to be effective for a number of problems, including: depression, bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), hoarding, panic, phobias, social anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), eating disorders, insomnia, chronic pain, personality disorders, and relationship problems. Studies find most patients in CBT have significant reduction in symptoms and distress.
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Counselor, PhD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20008
I see patients suffering from anxiety, depression, self-destructive patterns, relationship issues, sexual difficulties, identity, adjustment problems in psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, and couple's counseling. My aim is to relieve mental distress and interpersonal conflict by deepening self-understanding and self-control. After 32 years in practice, my clinical experience is broad and deep. My reputation and publications on relational, religious and ethical topics sometimes attracts patients with these difficulties. A graduate of Harvard University (MBA,PhD) and Washington Psychoanalytic Institute, I practice in Washington, DC.
Gay Allied
(202) 759-7949
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Washington, DC 20008
Gay Allied
I see patients suffering from anxiety, depression, self-destructive patterns, relationship issues, sexual difficulties, identity, adjustment problems in psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, and couple's counseling. My aim is to relieve mental distress and interpersonal conflict by deepening self-understanding and self-control. After 32 years in practice, my clinical experience is broad and deep. My reputation and publications on relational, religious and ethical topics sometimes attracts patients with these difficulties. A graduate of Harvard University (MBA,PhD) and Washington Psychoanalytic Institute, I practice in Washington, DC.
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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.
Gay Allied
(240) 219-5738
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Washington, DC 20007
Gay Allied
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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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, LICSW Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20017
Achieving Joy's counseling boutique is created to improve the emotional, mental, and spiritual wellness of the LGBTQ community. Our counselor's are diverse, licensed and are active participants within the community. We provide a safe space for individuals and couples to explore monogamous and non-monogamous relationships, complete pre-marital counseling, and create action steps to reach your life goals. We also provide group counseling, workshops, and annual conferences. Our purpose is to help you create a plan of action to achieve your joy.
Gay Allied
(301) 691-3874
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Washington, DC 20017
Gay Allied
Achieving Joy's counseling boutique is created to improve the emotional, mental, and spiritual wellness of the LGBTQ community. Our counselor's are diverse, licensed and are active participants within the community. We provide a safe space for individuals and couples to explore monogamous and non-monogamous relationships, complete pre-marital counseling, and create action steps to reach your life goals. We also provide group counseling, workshops, and annual conferences. Our purpose is to help you create a plan of action to achieve your joy.
Photo of Claudia M Nguyen
LGPC, NCC, MA Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20002
Often time life changes can fill us with a sense of being overwhelmed, disjointed or stuck--both physically and mentally. Whether you're looking to explore complex, deep-seated issues or need a supportive person and space in your life, I provide a safe, accepting, non-judgmental space for you to get the help you need. Processing painful experiences and emotions can be challenging, though I am committed to working collaboratively and supporting clients in becoming healthier and creating more rewarding and fulfilling relationships.
Gay Allied
(571) 982-8149
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Washington, DC 20002
Gay Allied
Often time life changes can fill us with a sense of being overwhelmed, disjointed or stuck--both physically and mentally. Whether you're looking to explore complex, deep-seated issues or need a supportive person and space in your life, I provide a safe, accepting, non-judgmental space for you to get the help you need. Processing painful experiences and emotions can be challenging, though I am committed to working collaboratively and supporting clients in becoming healthier and creating more rewarding and fulfilling relationships.
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Psychological Associate, MA Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20036
I am a psychology associate under the supervision of Dr. Maury Joseph (license number: PSY1001241). In therapy, I seek to provide a warm and non-judgmental space for you to process your concerns. Life is hard, and we often find we find ourselves caught up in challenges in our relationships, in our personal lives, and at work. We want more-- more freedom, more purpose, or more peace. Whether your life feels overwhelming or underwhelming, I believe that the care, courage, and curiosity that you find in therapy can go a long way in helping you find new possibilities and solutions that work for you.
Gay Allied
(240) 589-5988
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Washington, DC 20036
Gay Allied
I am a psychology associate under the supervision of Dr. Maury Joseph (license number: PSY1001241). In therapy, I seek to provide a warm and non-judgmental space for you to process your concerns. Life is hard, and we often find we find ourselves caught up in challenges in our relationships, in our personal lives, and at work. We want more-- more freedom, more purpose, or more peace. Whether your life feels overwhelming or underwhelming, I believe that the care, courage, and curiosity that you find in therapy can go a long way in helping you find new possibilities and solutions that work for you.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, LICSW Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20008
I provide individual, couples, and group psychotherapy, as well as supervision to clinicians. I create a safe working environment where I will caringly challenge you to learn, explore, and ultimately grow. Everyone has a rich internal world full of aspirations. Everyone needs to be seen and heard to recognize and achieve their goals. However, we often feel stuck, lost or depressed. We need to be challenged to see from new perspectives, to feel profoundly, and to make life changes. I am here to help you, to see and hear you, to challenge you to grow and make your external life reflect your internal world.
Gay Allied
(202) 517-0967
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Washington, DC 20008
Gay Allied
I provide individual, couples, and group psychotherapy, as well as supervision to clinicians. I create a safe working environment where I will caringly challenge you to learn, explore, and ultimately grow. Everyone has a rich internal world full of aspirations. Everyone needs to be seen and heard to recognize and achieve their goals. However, we often feel stuck, lost or depressed. We need to be challenged to see from new perspectives, to feel profoundly, and to make life changes. I am here to help you, to see and hear you, to challenge you to grow and make your external life reflect your internal world.
Photo of Michael J. Stiers, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20036
Most people that I see in my practice do not have an emotional or psychological illness but are faced with professional or relationship issues that are causing personal distress. These issues when not understood and dealt with can create symptoms of anxiety, depression and a loss of satisfaction in personal, professional, and intimate relationships. They can also interfere with the full expression of a person's unique abilities and the fulfillment of his or her goals.
Gay Allied
(202) 470-1514
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Washington, DC 20036
Gay Allied
Most people that I see in my practice do not have an emotional or psychological illness but are faced with professional or relationship issues that are causing personal distress. These issues when not understood and dealt with can create symptoms of anxiety, depression and a loss of satisfaction in personal, professional, and intimate relationships. They can also interfere with the full expression of a person's unique abilities and the fulfillment of his or her goals.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20036
I work with a wide variety of clients in individual, couples, group and consultation formats.I provide a relationship that promotes respectful, direct expression of our unique human frailties and strengths be they happy, angry, fearful or sad. Psychotherapy is a potent elixir for change. The 'contents' of life provides for each of us at times a 'wild-ride', a 'lazy day', or somewhere in between. I help my clients with the 'process' of life to stay connected with their Self and others on their journeys.
Gay Allied
(202) 643-6971
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Washington, DC 20036
Gay Allied
I work with a wide variety of clients in individual, couples, group and consultation formats.I provide a relationship that promotes respectful, direct expression of our unique human frailties and strengths be they happy, angry, fearful or sad. Psychotherapy is a potent elixir for change. The 'contents' of life provides for each of us at times a 'wild-ride', a 'lazy day', or somewhere in between. I help my clients with the 'process' of life to stay connected with their Self and others on their journeys.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NASMCPT Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20006
Are you feeling: overwhelmed and stuck, like you're spinning your wheels? Anxious and worried about many things in your life? Overly critical of yourself and others? Maybe you identify as: someone who always puts others first...a people-pleaser...a perfectionist. Procrastination might be your best friend and your worst enemy. Let's meet to empower you towards making healthier choices with happier outcomes. I work collaboratively with individuals to address these issues by focusing on the power of your thoughts, awareness of your emotions, the origins of your core beliefs, and their effects on your behaviors.
Gay Allied
(571) 253-7422
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Washington, DC 20006
Gay Allied
Are you feeling: overwhelmed and stuck, like you're spinning your wheels? Anxious and worried about many things in your life? Overly critical of yourself and others? Maybe you identify as: someone who always puts others first...a people-pleaser...a perfectionist. Procrastination might be your best friend and your worst enemy. Let's meet to empower you towards making healthier choices with happier outcomes. I work collaboratively with individuals to address these issues by focusing on the power of your thoughts, awareness of your emotions, the origins of your core beliefs, and their effects on your behaviors.
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Washington, DC 20036
Are you looking for a therapist who will assist you in achieving stability by overcoming personal and professional adversities, and will empower you in your continual growth and fulfillment? My name is Beza and I have 12 years of working collaboratively with my clients to address a broad variety of challenges including difficulty with moods, anxiety, intergenerational trauma, body image/self-esteem issue, relationship/attachment issues, addiction/medication seeking behavior, criminal activities/ recidivism, and behavioral management concerns.
Gay Allied
(202) 831-3273
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Washington, DC 20036
Gay Allied
Are you looking for a therapist who will assist you in achieving stability by overcoming personal and professional adversities, and will empower you in your continual growth and fulfillment? My name is Beza and I have 12 years of working collaboratively with my clients to address a broad variety of challenges including difficulty with moods, anxiety, intergenerational trauma, body image/self-esteem issue, relationship/attachment issues, addiction/medication seeking behavior, criminal activities/ recidivism, and behavioral management concerns.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, NCC, LPC, LCPC Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20036
If you find yourself stuck, either in your own thoughts, muddling through complicated feelings or in your ability to connect with those around you, I would feel privileged to work with you and help you reach a meaningful breakthrough. If the quality of your life is undermined by depression, anxiety, pain or confusion please reach out and let's meet and see what we can do so that you return to enjoying your life in all its fullness. I look forward to helping you remove the obstacles that block your way from going deeper and further in your journey of reaching your full potential.
Gay Allied
(571) 290-2273
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Washington, DC 20036
Gay Allied
If you find yourself stuck, either in your own thoughts, muddling through complicated feelings or in your ability to connect with those around you, I would feel privileged to work with you and help you reach a meaningful breakthrough. If the quality of your life is undermined by depression, anxiety, pain or confusion please reach out and let's meet and see what we can do so that you return to enjoying your life in all its fullness. I look forward to helping you remove the obstacles that block your way from going deeper and further in your journey of reaching your full potential.
Photo of Aida Therapy - Dupont Circle Therapy Group, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MBA, LICSW, CGP Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20009
As our lives evolve, we inevitably experience periods of loss, frustration and conflict that signal the need for better understanding and change. Are you experiencing a major life change or challenge? Job loss, relationship breakups, divorce, death, disappointment, or other crisis? Is your relationship less than you had hoped? Your angry, sad, anxious or lonely feelings may feel overwhelming, but you do not have to go through this alone. We can work together to help you develop an inner awakening and awareness to a more comfortable relationship with yourself, your life, and others. I can walk the journey with you.
Gay Allied
(202) 656-7987
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Washington, DC 20009
Gay Allied
As our lives evolve, we inevitably experience periods of loss, frustration and conflict that signal the need for better understanding and change. Are you experiencing a major life change or challenge? Job loss, relationship breakups, divorce, death, disappointment, or other crisis? Is your relationship less than you had hoped? Your angry, sad, anxious or lonely feelings may feel overwhelming, but you do not have to go through this alone. We can work together to help you develop an inner awakening and awareness to a more comfortable relationship with yourself, your life, and others. I can walk the journey with you.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20010
Congratulations on making it this far; searching for a therapist can be an overwhelming process, and the first step is often the hardest! Many individuals struggle with depression, anxiety, struggles with sex, or simply the desire to understand themselves more thoroughly. Whether to improve mood and functioning, improve relationships, or work on issues with sex/sexuality, therapy can be reparative, strengthening, and play a role in maximizing enjoyment of life! I work from an affirming and social justice approach with people who identify as LGBTQIA and people of color, and I am kink- and non-monogamy informed and affirming.
Gay Allied
(301) 605-9233
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20010
Gay Allied
Congratulations on making it this far; searching for a therapist can be an overwhelming process, and the first step is often the hardest! Many individuals struggle with depression, anxiety, struggles with sex, or simply the desire to understand themselves more thoroughly. Whether to improve mood and functioning, improve relationships, or work on issues with sex/sexuality, therapy can be reparative, strengthening, and play a role in maximizing enjoyment of life! I work from an affirming and social justice approach with people who identify as LGBTQIA and people of color, and I am kink- and non-monogamy informed and affirming.

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Gay Allied Therapists
Gay Allied Counseling in Washington for Gay Clients

If you're gay or are looking for help with being gay in Washington or for a Washington gay therapist, these professionals provide therapy for gays in Washington and counseling for gays or gay clients. Not all those listed here are gay themselves. They are sensitive to the gay lifestyle in Washington or Washington homosexual life, including gay couples, gay marriage in Washington, gay teens and gay parenting. Counseling may include LGBT Counseling in Washington, LGBTQ or Washington GLBT Counseling.

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.