MA Hons, GC-C
Washington, DC 20016
Grief is a natural response to a bereavement or a loss of any kind, but the distress you understandably feel today need not be incapacitating or unnecessarily prolonged. My approach will help you come to terms with your new reality, while retaining a healthy and positive psychological relationship with the loved ones you have cherished, but who are now no longer physically present. We will work together to establish new strategies for living a fulfilling and joyful life - a life that can be continually enriched by the happy memories of times gone by. A life of gratitude, rather than regret.
Humanistic
(202) 858-2716
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Washington, DC 20016
Humanistic
Grief is a natural response to a bereavement or a loss of any kind, but the distress you understandably feel today need not be incapacitating or unnecessarily prolonged. My approach will help you come to terms with your new reality, while retaining a healthy and positive psychological relationship with the loved ones you have cherished, but who are now no longer physically present. We will work together to establish new strategies for living a fulfilling and joyful life - a life that can be continually enriched by the happy memories of times gone by. A life of gratitude, rather than regret.
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Pastoral Counselor/Therapist, MSPsych, EdD, BCPC, ACPE, #166634
Washington, DC 20009
As a certified pastoral counselor, I am deeply committed to the well-being of every one of my clients. I have 40 years experience working together with persons struggling with personal problems and helping them to overcome their difficulties, to flourish as an individual, and in their relationships. I take an eclectic, ecumenical approach to spirituality, working from my client’s personal experience, and am not dogmatic. We begin with the human spirit, and grow from there. I learn as much from my clients as they might learn from me. My clients are seeking personal knowledge, peace of mind and soul, and happiness.
Humanistic
(717) 370-6180
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Washington, DC 20009
Humanistic
As a certified pastoral counselor, I am deeply committed to the well-being of every one of my clients. I have 40 years experience working together with persons struggling with personal problems and helping them to overcome their difficulties, to flourish as an individual, and in their relationships. I take an eclectic, ecumenical approach to spirituality, working from my client’s personal experience, and am not dogmatic. We begin with the human spirit, and grow from there. I learn as much from my clients as they might learn from me. My clients are seeking personal knowledge, peace of mind and soul, and happiness.
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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.
Humanistic
(202) 729-9130
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Washington, DC 20009
Humanistic
***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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Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20011
I am co-owner of M&K Counseling Associates Inc.
Humanistic
(202) 831-4083
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Washington, DC 20011
Humanistic
I am co-owner of M&K Counseling Associates Inc.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20036
My focus is to help you address issues that bring about uncertainty, confusion and stress. Together we will establish goals and strategies to help you work through those moments of frustration when you feel overwhelmed, stuck or not making any progress. If you are experiencing depression, anxiety, grief & loss, difficulty adjusting to a life transition, or relationship issues, you will benefit from my psycho-educational and solution-focused approach to therapy.
Humanistic
(301) 710-6481
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Washington, DC 20036
Humanistic
My focus is to help you address issues that bring about uncertainty, confusion and stress. Together we will establish goals and strategies to help you work through those moments of frustration when you feel overwhelmed, stuck or not making any progress. If you are experiencing depression, anxiety, grief & loss, difficulty adjusting to a life transition, or relationship issues, you will benefit from my psycho-educational and solution-focused approach to therapy.
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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.
Humanistic
(410) 469-7119
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20006
Humanistic
*****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.
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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.
Humanistic
(202) 914-0489
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Washington, DC 20015
Humanistic
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.
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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.
Humanistic
(617) 244-9146
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Washington, DC 20009
Humanistic
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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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.
Humanistic
(571) 982-8149
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Washington, DC 20002
Humanistic
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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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.
Humanistic
(571) 253-7422
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Washington, DC 20006
Humanistic
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.
Humanistic
(202) 831-3273
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Washington, DC 20036
Humanistic
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.
Photo of Dorin Captari-Scirri, Licensed Professional Counselor
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.
Humanistic
(571) 290-2273
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Washington, DC 20036
Humanistic
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.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, MA , LPC, NCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20036
I am passionate about working with those who would like to make lifestyle changes and focus on personal health & wellness. This is done in an environment of compassion and understanding. If want to break old habits or form new ones, having support is key. I bring two decades of experience as a health coach and a mind-body specialist so my approach takes a big picture approach. It is possible to feel more in control of your life and more comfortable in your own skin. Struggles with time management, organization, or clutter make it difficult to achieve goals; together we can start to identify what is blocking behavior change.
Humanistic
(804) 215-0873
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20036
Humanistic
I am passionate about working with those who would like to make lifestyle changes and focus on personal health & wellness. This is done in an environment of compassion and understanding. If want to break old habits or form new ones, having support is key. I bring two decades of experience as a health coach and a mind-body specialist so my approach takes a big picture approach. It is possible to feel more in control of your life and more comfortable in your own skin. Struggles with time management, organization, or clutter make it difficult to achieve goals; together we can start to identify what is blocking behavior change.
Photo of Kami Sidman, M.A.Ed., J.D., Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20006
Whether you are feeling down, anxious, overwhelmed; or struggling with self-acceptance and self-esteem, perfectionism, grief, career, or relationship issues; I offer a warm, and compassionate approach to therapy. I primarily utilize Person-Centered and Existential approaches to help clients explore meaning in their lives and promote self-compassion. My approach can help you to recognize your own strengths and resources, as well as your capacity to adapt, grow, and demonstrate resilience when faced with challenges. 
Humanistic
(703) 382-5008
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20006
Humanistic
Whether you are feeling down, anxious, overwhelmed; or struggling with self-acceptance and self-esteem, perfectionism, grief, career, or relationship issues; I offer a warm, and compassionate approach to therapy. I primarily utilize Person-Centered and Existential approaches to help clients explore meaning in their lives and promote self-compassion. My approach can help you to recognize your own strengths and resources, as well as your capacity to adapt, grow, and demonstrate resilience when faced with challenges. 
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, LCADAS Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20011
*Currently accepting new clients at Darby Integrative Counseling, LLC offering phone and video sessions for you during the COVID crisis.* Welcome to the next courageous step on your journey walking through life's challenges. Are you struggling with fear, grief, sadness, anxiety, or stress? Have anger, shame or guilt been preventing you from the joys of life? Do your relationships at home or work feel strained? Let us awaken your best self and find solutions for the problems you face on your path to wellness.
Humanistic
(301) 945-7306
Verified
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20011
Humanistic
*Currently accepting new clients at Darby Integrative Counseling, LLC offering phone and video sessions for you during the COVID crisis.* Welcome to the next courageous step on your journey walking through life's challenges. Are you struggling with fear, grief, sadness, anxiety, or stress? Have anger, shame or guilt been preventing you from the joys of life? Do your relationships at home or work feel strained? Let us awaken your best self and find solutions for the problems you face on your path to wellness.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW, CHC Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20007
I believe everyone has unique goals, is capable of change and developing themselves. Developed over years of experience in both private practice and non-profit institutions, I employ an eclectic mix of approaches including humanistic, cognitive behavioral and coaching. I encourage clients to consider their strengths, take an active role in psychotherapy and practice positive change in their lives. Further, I maintain a holistic model which takes into consideration how physical health, including food and exercise, play a factor in our mental health. All combined with my commitment, compassion and sense of humor, provide for an effective therapeutic process.
Humanistic
(202) 759-4267
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Washington, DC 20007
Humanistic
I believe everyone has unique goals, is capable of change and developing themselves. Developed over years of experience in both private practice and non-profit institutions, I employ an eclectic mix of approaches including humanistic, cognitive behavioral and coaching. I encourage clients to consider their strengths, take an active role in psychotherapy and practice positive change in their lives. Further, I maintain a holistic model which takes into consideration how physical health, including food and exercise, play a factor in our mental health. All combined with my commitment, compassion and sense of humor, provide for an effective therapeutic process.
Photo of Laura Lokker, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD, JD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20036
At some point in our lives many of us will struggle with anxiety, depression, loss, relationship problems, career concerns or life transitions. If you are facing one or more of these challenges, I believe I can help. I am a licensed psychologist providing counseling and psychotherapy to adults in Washington DC. I have experience working with diverse clients on a wide range of issues. Depending on your needs and goals, I integrate various therapeutic approaches and treatment models, including psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, interpersonal and mindfulness.
Humanistic
(202) 760-2717
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Washington, DC 20036
Humanistic
At some point in our lives many of us will struggle with anxiety, depression, loss, relationship problems, career concerns or life transitions. If you are facing one or more of these challenges, I believe I can help. I am a licensed psychologist providing counseling and psychotherapy to adults in Washington DC. I have experience working with diverse clients on a wide range of issues. Depending on your needs and goals, I integrate various therapeutic approaches and treatment models, including psychodynamic, cognitive behavioral, interpersonal and mindfulness.
Photo of Christina Hong Huber, Limited Licensed Psychologist
Limited Licensed Psychologist, PsyD, BCB Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20037
Everyone experiences difficult times at some point, and individualized and tailored therapy can help people to cope with these hard times. Therapy can look different for each person—it can be short-term and goal-directed or longer-term and more exploratory. I specialize in working with anxiety, depression, trauma, multicultural issues, interpersonal challenges, and adjustment difficulties with adults, adolescents, and couples from a variety of cultural backgrounds and identities. I am passionate about helping clients who are looking for empowerment, exploration, and support with life stressors.
Humanistic
(571) 252-5915
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20037
Humanistic
Everyone experiences difficult times at some point, and individualized and tailored therapy can help people to cope with these hard times. Therapy can look different for each person—it can be short-term and goal-directed or longer-term and more exploratory. I specialize in working with anxiety, depression, trauma, multicultural issues, interpersonal challenges, and adjustment difficulties with adults, adolescents, and couples from a variety of cultural backgrounds and identities. I am passionate about helping clients who are looking for empowerment, exploration, and support with life stressors.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, LICSW Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20009
As a psychotherapist for the past 30+ years, I feel passionate about helping people experience more joy and contentment in their relationships and in their lives. I believe that every crisis or problem that arises also provides an opportunity for healing and growth. Whether you are depressed, anxious, having marital conflicts, parenting difficulties, recovering from a traumatic experience, or in the midst of a life transition, we can problem-solve together and discover new possibilities for you. My style can best be described as interactive and engaging. I am a supportive listener, yet give honest feedback and offer suggestions for positive actions.
Humanistic
(301) 485-6939
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Washington, DC 20009
Humanistic
As a psychotherapist for the past 30+ years, I feel passionate about helping people experience more joy and contentment in their relationships and in their lives. I believe that every crisis or problem that arises also provides an opportunity for healing and growth. Whether you are depressed, anxious, having marital conflicts, parenting difficulties, recovering from a traumatic experience, or in the midst of a life transition, we can problem-solve together and discover new possibilities for you. My style can best be described as interactive and engaging. I am a supportive listener, yet give honest feedback and offer suggestions for positive actions.
Photo of Monica Leonie Meerbaum (Formerly Callahan), Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20015
There is nothing like being listened to and understood on a deep level, with genuine interest and acceptance. This is what I strive to offer in therapy or analysis, as we explore together your hopes and dreams, your losses and regrets, your longings and fears. Many people come to therapy to free themselves from self-defeating patterns and the legacy of past traumas, so they can be more truly themselves in relation to others and live with greater satisfaction and meaning. My analytic training enables me to work intensively, and I enjoy incorporating experiential techniques like journaling, psychodrama, and art.
Humanistic
(240) 813-9612
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20015
Humanistic
There is nothing like being listened to and understood on a deep level, with genuine interest and acceptance. This is what I strive to offer in therapy or analysis, as we explore together your hopes and dreams, your losses and regrets, your longings and fears. Many people come to therapy to free themselves from self-defeating patterns and the legacy of past traumas, so they can be more truly themselves in relation to others and live with greater satisfaction and meaning. My analytic training enables me to work intensively, and I enjoy incorporating experiential techniques like journaling, psychodrama, and art.

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Humanistic Therapists
The humanistic method takes a positive view of human nature and emphasizes the uniqueness of the individual. Therapists in this tradition, who are interested in exploring the nature of creativity, love, and self-actualization, help clients realize their potential through change and self-directed growth.

If you're looking for Humanistic therapy in Washington or for a Washington Humanistic therapist these professionals provide humanistic psychology (or humanist psychology), humanistic therapy, humanistic psychotherapy and a humanistic psychology approach. They include Humanistic therapists, Humanistic psychologists, Humanistic psychotherapists and Humanistic counselors.

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.