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
(202) 656-7987
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Washington, DC 20009
Gay
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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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.
Gay
(202) 759-7471
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Washington, DC 20036
Gay
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, PsyD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20016
You're looking to untie emotional knots that complicate fulfilling relationships and developing confidence. In treatment, we'll work together to uncover core emotional issues, learning techniques that foster insight about how these issues have affected you, both in the past and present. I believe these insights can support you to make meaningful changes in your life.
Gay
(202) 839-9827
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Washington, DC 20016
Gay
You're looking to untie emotional knots that complicate fulfilling relationships and developing confidence. In treatment, we'll work together to uncover core emotional issues, learning techniques that foster insight about how these issues have affected you, both in the past and present. I believe these insights can support you to make meaningful changes in your life.
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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.
Gay
(202) 915-7149
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Washington, DC 20017
Gay
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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Counselor, LPC, LMHC Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20036
I am a results-oriented psychotherapist, executive coach, columnist, and author of BE FEARLESS: Change Your Life in 28 Days. I work with individuals/couples on a wide range of issues. My patients come from all walks of life including executives, actors/actresses, musicians, athletes, and much more. My office is conveniently located in Midtown Manhattan and I have flexible hours that includes daytime, evenings, nights, and weekends. I also have an office located in the heart of Washington, D.C. and in Center City, Philadelphia, PA. I can also provide remote sessions globally via Skype and telephone.
Gay
(202) 841-3458
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Washington, DC 20036
Gay
I am a results-oriented psychotherapist, executive coach, columnist, and author of BE FEARLESS: Change Your Life in 28 Days. I work with individuals/couples on a wide range of issues. My patients come from all walks of life including executives, actors/actresses, musicians, athletes, and much more. My office is conveniently located in Midtown Manhattan and I have flexible hours that includes daytime, evenings, nights, and weekends. I also have an office located in the heart of Washington, D.C. and in Center City, Philadelphia, PA. I can also provide remote sessions globally via Skype and telephone.
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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!
Gay
(301) 485-6794
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Washington, DC 20016
Gay
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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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.
Gay
(703) 493-0902
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Washington, DC 20015
Gay
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.
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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.
Gay
(202) 618-4663
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Washington, DC 20036
Gay
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.
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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!
Gay
(202) 816-6098
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Washington, DC 20003
Gay
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.
Gay
(781) 350-9792
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Washington, DC 20024
Gay
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.
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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.
Gay
(202) 915-5676
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Washington, DC 20016
Gay
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.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BCD, JD, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20006
The most critical factor for success is the authenticity and collective work of the client and therapist. I am inspired by those who face difficulties yet are willing to seek support in working towards personal growth. With compassion, dedication, and humor, I aim to provide support, balanced and improved well-being. I believe in creating a therapeutic environment with a level of understanding, commitment, and unconditional regard, ensuring the best possible outcome.
Gay
(202) 798-6389
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Washington, DC 20006
Gay
The most critical factor for success is the authenticity and collective work of the client and therapist. I am inspired by those who face difficulties yet are willing to seek support in working towards personal growth. With compassion, dedication, and humor, I aim to provide support, balanced and improved well-being. I believe in creating a therapeutic environment with a level of understanding, commitment, and unconditional regard, ensuring the best possible outcome.
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.)
Gay
(240) 813-4351
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Washington, DC 20016
Gay
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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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, MBA, LICSW, CDWF, SEP Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20036
I am truthful and guess what...I'll tell you what's normal. I work mostly with men including straight, gay, bisexual, trans, and questioning populations...however, women are welcomed. I work with anxiety, depression, relationship issues or those feeling lonely or bored with life. If you're ready to do something about it, take a look at my website. I have been practicing 18 plus years and will developed a treatment regime for you. The work is meaningful, rewarding, insightful and life changing. Good mental health is primary since it affects everything, so let's work together on fixing things.
Gay
(202) 559-4759
Verified
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Washington, DC 20036
Gay
I am truthful and guess what...I'll tell you what's normal. I work mostly with men including straight, gay, bisexual, trans, and questioning populations...however, women are welcomed. I work with anxiety, depression, relationship issues or those feeling lonely or bored with life. If you're ready to do something about it, take a look at my website. I have been practicing 18 plus years and will developed a treatment regime for you. The work is meaningful, rewarding, insightful and life changing. Good mental health is primary since it affects everything, so let's work together on fixing things.
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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.
Gay
(202) 831-0229
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Washington, DC 20036
Gay
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.
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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.
Gay
(202) 846-2977
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Washington, DC 20003
Gay
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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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
(202) 999-3892
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Washington, DC 20006
Gay
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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Counselor, MEd, LGPC Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20002
I have assisted clients with numerous issues, including anxiety, depression, self-esteem, trauma, goal-setting, attention and concentration, life transitions, and grief and loss. While using a combination of person-centered and cognitive-behavioral approaches, I assist clients in learning new skills to reduce symptoms and develop healthy relationships, while working towards living a happy and satisfied life. I am dedicated to helping my clients achieve their goals while creating an atmosphere that promotes healthy growth and development.
Gay
(202) 516-7732
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Washington, DC 20002
Gay
I have assisted clients with numerous issues, including anxiety, depression, self-esteem, trauma, goal-setting, attention and concentration, life transitions, and grief and loss. While using a combination of person-centered and cognitive-behavioral approaches, I assist clients in learning new skills to reduce symptoms and develop healthy relationships, while working towards living a happy and satisfied life. I am dedicated to helping my clients achieve their goals while creating an atmosphere that promotes healthy growth and development.
MS Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20002
Gay
(571) 410-0269
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Washington, DC 20002
Gay
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20010
In my work with individuals, couples and families, I support clients through stressors that arise, and assist them in tapping into their internal resources and self-discovery to navigate through these challenging times. I create a safe and supportive environment to work with clients to heal relational wounds, foster understanding, create closeness, and support each other through change and growth.
Gay
(240) 800-1347
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Washington, DC 20010
Gay
In my work with individuals, couples and families, I support clients through stressors that arise, and assist them in tapping into their internal resources and self-discovery to navigate through these challenging times. I create a safe and supportive environment to work with clients to heal relational wounds, foster understanding, create closeness, and support each other through change and growth.

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Gay (LGBTQ) Therapists
We should make clear that not all the therapists listed here are gay themselves. Rather, they specialize in helping with aspects of being gay in Washington or homosexual. They provide help for gay couples in gay relationships, gay issues and issues that affect gay life.

If you're gay or are looking for help with gay issues in Washington or for a Washington gay therapist these professionals provide gay counseling and gay friendly care for gays or lesbians. They include gay friendly therapists plus gay therapists in Washington, gay friendly psychologists, and gay friendly counsellors.

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.