Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20037
I view therapy as a process that can facilitate healing and change, as well as understanding and fulfillment. Whether stuck in a conflicted relationship, feeling lost, struggling with depression or anxiety, adjusting to a transition or life change, feeling unable to break unhealthy patterns or resolve past issues and pain, it can be difficult to know where to start. Together, we can explore the issues you face and identify the direction you want your life to take and the steps needed to get you there. Once established, our relationship can provide the foundation and safety for this process.
Individuals
(202) 670-9935
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Washington, DC 20037
Individuals
I view therapy as a process that can facilitate healing and change, as well as understanding and fulfillment. Whether stuck in a conflicted relationship, feeling lost, struggling with depression or anxiety, adjusting to a transition or life change, feeling unable to break unhealthy patterns or resolve past issues and pain, it can be difficult to know where to start. Together, we can explore the issues you face and identify the direction you want your life to take and the steps needed to get you there. Once established, our relationship can provide the foundation and safety for this process.
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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.
Individuals
(202) 759-7471
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Washington, DC 20036
Individuals
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.
Photo of Cristiano Santostefano, Psychologist
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.
Individuals
(202) 839-9827
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Washington, DC 20016
Individuals
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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Psychologist Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20015
I received my Ph.D. from The University of Michigan in 1972. I then became Director of Counseling at Saint Mary's College in South Bend, Indiana and then was a staff psychologist at the Center for Psychological Services at The American University. I have been in private practice since 1981. My specialties are anxiety disorders, eating disorders, depression, and relationship issues.
Individuals
(202) 738-5549
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Washington, DC 20015
Individuals
I received my Ph.D. from The University of Michigan in 1972. I then became Director of Counseling at Saint Mary's College in South Bend, Indiana and then was a staff psychologist at the Center for Psychological Services at The American University. I have been in private practice since 1981. My specialties are anxiety disorders, eating disorders, depression, and relationship issues.
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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.
Individuals
(202) 915-7149
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Washington, DC 20017
Individuals
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.
Individuals
(202) 841-3458
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Washington, DC 20036
Individuals
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.
Photo of Adele Natter, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
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!
Individuals
(301) 485-6794
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Washington, DC 20016
Individuals
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!
Photo of Ginger M Sullivan, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, CGP, FAGPA Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20008
I am your last stop. If life has disappointed you. If you are depleted. If you are lost. If your relationship is hopelessly leaving you unsatisfied. If your partner is complaining about your internal emotional desert. If you are one step from calling it quits or calling the lawyer. If you are out of ideas at how to make life and relationship work. If therapy has not worked for you in the past ... ... get ready. Your story can take a different turn. Give me a call and let's get started giving you the life - and the relationship - you desire and you deserve. I can help you have more and better.
Individuals
(202) 656-9995
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Washington, DC 20008
Individuals
I am your last stop. If life has disappointed you. If you are depleted. If you are lost. If your relationship is hopelessly leaving you unsatisfied. If your partner is complaining about your internal emotional desert. If you are one step from calling it quits or calling the lawyer. If you are out of ideas at how to make life and relationship work. If therapy has not worked for you in the past ... ... get ready. Your story can take a different turn. Give me a call and let's get started giving you the life - and the relationship - you desire and you deserve. I can help you have more and better.
Photo of Marcie E. Solomon, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
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.
Individuals
(703) 493-0902
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Washington, DC 20015
Individuals
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.
Photo of Eye In Me - Therapy For The Strong Friend, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, LCSW-C, CPC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20059
I get it... you are holding EVERYTHING and EVERYBODY together. You are the super friend that everyone calls when their life is falling apart. They love you because you are at the top of your game and on most days, you have it ALL together. ​On the other hand...there are those days when you are FALLING APART and you don't have anyone strong enough to support you as you piece yourself back together. You try to reach out and talk to your friends but their best advice is, "I know you will figure it out. You need somebody to LISTEN, SUPPORT AND ENCOURAGE you too. Every Strong Friend needs a Strong Life Coach or a Strong Therapist! ​
Individuals
(240) 623-5449
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20059
Individuals
I get it... you are holding EVERYTHING and EVERYBODY together. You are the super friend that everyone calls when their life is falling apart. They love you because you are at the top of your game and on most days, you have it ALL together. ​On the other hand...there are those days when you are FALLING APART and you don't have anyone strong enough to support you as you piece yourself back together. You try to reach out and talk to your friends but their best advice is, "I know you will figure it out. You need somebody to LISTEN, SUPPORT AND ENCOURAGE you too. Every Strong Friend needs a Strong Life Coach or a Strong Therapist! ​
Photo of Wendy Meltzer, Licensed Professional Counselor
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.
Individuals
(202) 618-4663
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Washington, DC 20036
Individuals
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.
Photo of Barry Levy, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, CCDC, BCIAEEG Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20017
For the past 25 years, I have worked in a variety of treatment settings (inpatient, chemical dependency, and intensive outpatient, abused persons programs, and crisis intervention) and am prepared to help men, women, couples, and adolescents to recover and heal from such issues as depression, anxiety, marital distress, sexual addiction, trauma and dissociative disorders, and family distress. I am trained in cognitive behavioral, family systems, Emotionally Focused Couples therapy, neurofeedback, EMDR, and 12-step addictions recovery, including alcoholism, drug addiction, sexual addiction, and codependency.
Individuals
(888) 725-4642
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20017
Individuals
For the past 25 years, I have worked in a variety of treatment settings (inpatient, chemical dependency, and intensive outpatient, abused persons programs, and crisis intervention) and am prepared to help men, women, couples, and adolescents to recover and heal from such issues as depression, anxiety, marital distress, sexual addiction, trauma and dissociative disorders, and family distress. I am trained in cognitive behavioral, family systems, Emotionally Focused Couples therapy, neurofeedback, EMDR, and 12-step addictions recovery, including alcoholism, drug addiction, sexual addiction, and codependency.
Photo of Infinite Zen Holistic Psychotherapy, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
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!
Individuals
(202) 816-6098
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Washington, DC 20003
Individuals
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.
Individuals
(781) 350-9792
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Washington, DC 20024
Individuals
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.
Photo of Rolando J Fuentes, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20006
Hello! My name is Rolando Fuentes. I am a clinical social worker with over fifteen years experience working with couples, families, and individual adults. My work is focused on bicultural and bilingual couples and families as well as individual who want to integrate and explore what it means to live as an individual in two cultures.
Individuals
(202) 800-1491
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Washington, DC 20006
Individuals
Hello! My name is Rolando Fuentes. I am a clinical social worker with over fifteen years experience working with couples, families, and individual adults. My work is focused on bicultural and bilingual couples and families as well as individual who want to integrate and explore what it means to live as an individual in two cultures.
Photo of Suzanne Miller Friedman, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20016
It's so important to find a therapist who really understands you. That connection becomes the base from which you can take emotional risks essential for deep exploration and enduring change. The bond we form allows our interaction to be characterized by safety, trust, mutual respect, and even humor. I offer a free consultation to help you decide whether we would work well together. Please join me for a cup of tea to share your story, chart a course for how we might work together, and ask any questions about therapy and how I can help you.
Individuals
(202) 686-1155 x3
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Washington, DC 20016
Individuals
It's so important to find a therapist who really understands you. That connection becomes the base from which you can take emotional risks essential for deep exploration and enduring change. The bond we form allows our interaction to be characterized by safety, trust, mutual respect, and even humor. I offer a free consultation to help you decide whether we would work well together. Please join me for a cup of tea to share your story, chart a course for how we might work together, and ask any questions about therapy and how I can help you.
Photo of Dr. Kara Goobic, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20009
! I have been described as a down-to-earth psychologist who integrates humor and compassion with a pragmatic, problem-solving approach to help clients reach their goals. I provide psychotherapeutic services to adolescents and adults with autism spectrum, attention deficit, and other co-occurring disorders. My work involves concrete, structured interventions along with support and guidance that can be utilized in different settings. As a specialist in autism spectrum disorders, I also conduct autism spectrum evaluations for adults.
Individuals
(301) 804-2055
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20009
Individuals
! I have been described as a down-to-earth psychologist who integrates humor and compassion with a pragmatic, problem-solving approach to help clients reach their goals. I provide psychotherapeutic services to adolescents and adults with autism spectrum, attention deficit, and other co-occurring disorders. My work involves concrete, structured interventions along with support and guidance that can be utilized in different settings. As a specialist in autism spectrum disorders, I also conduct autism spectrum evaluations for adults.
Photo of Nicole Moore, Licensed Professional Counselor
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.
Individuals
(202) 915-5676
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Washington, DC 20016
Individuals
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.
Photo of SMILE Therapy Services LLC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, NCC, LPC, LCPC Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20003
SMILE Therapy Services LLC consist of Licensed professional Therapists whose goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your life. If you're looking for extra support and guidance through a challenging situation or you're just ready to move in a new direction in your life, we look forward to working with you to achieve your goals.
Individuals
(240) 428-2278
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Washington, DC 20003
Individuals
SMILE Therapy Services LLC consist of Licensed professional Therapists whose goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is worth celebrating. While we can't change difficult situations of the past, we can work together to better understand and resolve challenges in your life. If you're looking for extra support and guidance through a challenging situation or you're just ready to move in a new direction in your life, we look forward to working with you to achieve your goals.
Photo of Phillip J. Lewis, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
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.
Individuals
(202) 798-6389
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Washington, DC 20006
Individuals
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.

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Individuals Therapists
The professionals listed here have identified their focus on individual therapy in Washington or help for individuals seeking therapy. Individual counseling in Washington, and psychologists who mostly work with individuals involves meeting with a therapist one-on-one for the purpose of reducing personal suffering which may occur in the form of problematic behaviors, beliefs or feelings.

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.