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Joseph C Melendez
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW, LCSW-C
Photo of Joseph C Melendez, LCSW, LICSW, LCSW-C, Clinical Social Work/Therapist

Joseph C Melendez

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW, LCSW-C (he, him)

Verified by Psychology Today Verified by Psychology Today
Washington, DC 20002
Let's Connect (240) 730-4353
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Joseph is a holistic and integrative therapist and his core principles are compassion, collaboration, and transparency. He has extensive experience in counseling individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, trauma, relationship issues, work/life balance stressors, life transitions, substance use, and other areas. He provides counseling to couples and families to address stress, communication concerns, and conflict. Additionally, Joseph facilitates groups including a Men’s Wellness Group, an Emotional Regulation Basics group, and a Healthy Relationships Group.
Joseph utilizes various approaches including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Interpersonal Therapy, Existential Therapy, Gottman Training and Parent Management Training. He is committed to helping clients feel their best and believes clients are the experts in their journey.
Joseph hopes to see you soon. To schedule an appointment check out the website!
Call or Joseph C Melendez now for a free 15 minute consultation - (240) 730-4353

My Practice at a Glance

Available online only

Washington, DC 20002

(240) 730-4353
Teletherapy appointments only. No in-person appointments.
I specialize in Behavioral Issues, Depression and Child 
$90 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals and couples  
Let's Connect (240) 730-4353
Photo of Joseph C Melendez, LCSW, LICSW, LCSW-C, Clinical Social Work/Therapist

My Practice at a Glance

Available online only

Washington, DC 20002

(240) 730-4353
Teletherapy appointments only. No in-person appointments.
I specialize in Behavioral Issues, Depression and Child 
$90 Per Session, I accept insurance 
I see individuals and couples  

Finances

Fees

  • Individual Sessions $90
  • Couple Sessions $130
  • Sliding scale: apply if you may be eligible
  • Pay by Mastercard, Visa

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem | Elevance
  • AvMed
  • Beacon Health Options | Carelon
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • CareFirst
  • Cigna and Evernorth
  • GEHA
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicare
  • Optum
  • Oscar Health
  • UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
  • Out of Network
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Please contact me for insurances accepted and alternate ways to pay!
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (240) 730-4353
Photo of Joseph C Melendez, LCSW, LICSW, LCSW-C, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Joseph C Melendez
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW, LCSW-C
"
Please contact me for insurances accepted and alternate ways to pay!
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (240) 730-4353
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Joseph C Melendez
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW, LCSW-C

Qualifications

  • Verified by Psychology Today Licensed by State of District of Columbia / LC50082349 Joseph C Melendez
  • In Practice for 8 Years
  • License: Virginia 0904011841 / 2024
  • License: Maryland 29073 / 2024
  • Attended New York University , Master of Social Worker, Graduated 2016
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I am a indepentant licensed clinician who practices from an intergrative and transparent approach.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (240) 730-4353
Photo of Joseph C Melendez, LCSW, LICSW, LCSW-C, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Joseph C Melendez
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW, LCSW-C
"
I am a indepentant licensed clinician who practices from an intergrative and transparent approach.
Call or for a free 15 minute consultation now - (240) 730-4353
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Joseph C Melendez
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW, LCSW-C

Specialties and Expertise

Top Specialties

  • Behavioral Issues
  • Depression
  • Child

Expertise

  • ADHD
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Bisexual
  • Body Positivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Education and Learning Disabilities
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Intellectual Disability
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Oppositional Defiance (ODD)
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self-Harming
  • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
  • Stress
  • Trauma and PTSD
Do these issues align with your needs? or (240) 730-4353
Photo of Joseph C Melendez, LCSW, LICSW, LCSW-C, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Joseph C Melendez
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW, LCSW-C
Do these issues align with your needs? or (240) 730-4353
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Joseph C Melendez
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW, LCSW-C

Client Focus

Age

Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples

Communities

Bisexual Allied
HIV / AIDS Allied
Queer Allied
Transgender Allied

Ethnicity

Black and African American
Hispanic and Latino

Age

Teen
Adults
Elders (65+)

Participants

Individuals
Couples

Communities

Bisexual Allied
HIV / AIDS Allied
Queer Allied
Transgender Allied

Ethnicity

Black and African American
Hispanic and Latino

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy

  • Acceptance and Commitment (ACT)
  • Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)
  • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior (DBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Family Systems
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Parent-Child Interaction (PCIT)
  • Sandplay
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (240) 730-4353
Photo of Joseph C Melendez, LCSW, LICSW, LCSW-C, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Joseph C Melendez
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW, LCSW-C
Ask about what different forms of therapy will be like. or (240) 730-4353
Photo of Joseph C Melendez, LCSW, LICSW, LCSW-C, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Joseph C Melendez
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW, LCSW-C

Location

Primary Location

Washington, DC 20002

(240) 730-4353
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Teletherapy appointments only. No in-person appointments.
Call for a free consultation now - (240) 730-4353
Photo of Joseph C Melendez, LCSW, LICSW, LCSW-C, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Joseph C Melendez
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW, LCSW-C
"
Teletherapy appointments only. No in-person appointments.
Call for a free consultation now - (240) 730-4353
Photo of Joseph C Melendez, LCSW, LICSW, LCSW-C, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Joseph C Melendez
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW, LCSW-C