Counselor, MA, LCPC, LCPAT, ATR-BC Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
Are you a professional in the DC metro area, thriving in some areas of your life, but feeling "stuck" or "in the dark" in others? Are you grappling with a recent loss, a major decision or life transition, trauma, grief/loss, or symptoms related to anxiety or depression? Do you want more for your life, your career, your relationships? Sometimes the things that happen to us can lead to negative beliefs about our selves/our world-- which seem to get in the way of living the lives we've always wanted. I can help you untangle these beliefs.
Lesbian Allied
(240) 573-7656
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Lesbian Allied
Are you a professional in the DC metro area, thriving in some areas of your life, but feeling "stuck" or "in the dark" in others? Are you grappling with a recent loss, a major decision or life transition, trauma, grief/loss, or symptoms related to anxiety or depression? Do you want more for your life, your career, your relationships? Sometimes the things that happen to us can lead to negative beliefs about our selves/our world-- which seem to get in the way of living the lives we've always wanted. I can help you untangle these beliefs.
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Counselor, LCPC, MS, MEd, NCC Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I am passionate about helping individuals and couples experience deeper connection, wholeness, and joy in their relationship. I speak French and Spanish fluently and appreciate the richness and challenges of multiculturalism in relationships. I have experience working with adults struggling with depression, anxiety, anger, self-esteem, and other interpersonal issues. My husband and I lead one-day workshops for premarital and pre-commitment couples and 2-day Imago workshops for couples at any stage in their relationship.
Lesbian Allied
(202) 335-6314 x712
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Lesbian Allied
I am passionate about helping individuals and couples experience deeper connection, wholeness, and joy in their relationship. I speak French and Spanish fluently and appreciate the richness and challenges of multiculturalism in relationships. I have experience working with adults struggling with depression, anxiety, anger, self-esteem, and other interpersonal issues. My husband and I lead one-day workshops for premarital and pre-commitment couples and 2-day Imago workshops for couples at any stage in their relationship.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC, CRC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20813
The Bowen Center for the Study of the Family Clinic is a non-profit organization that has been offering the community affordable psychotherapy to individuals and families for over 35 years. Our experienced clinicians help the client devote his or her best thinking and energy to working on self in the broader context of important relationships.
Lesbian Allied
(202) 601-3485
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20813
Lesbian Allied
The Bowen Center for the Study of the Family Clinic is a non-profit organization that has been offering the community affordable psychotherapy to individuals and families for over 35 years. Our experienced clinicians help the client devote his or her best thinking and energy to working on self in the broader context of important relationships.
Photo of Sumi Holman, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20825
Teens and young adults are faced with more stress than ever in our fast paced world, let me provide a safe and relaxing space for you so that you may process, reflect, problem solve, and self discover. We can talk about anything you'd like, from school stress, friends issues or family concerns. If you're an adult you may be looking for support around big life transitions like a serious relationship, college, graduate school, new jobs, moving, or revisiting past issues that now seem to be popping up again. I also work closely with new and expecting and hopeful mothers struggling with issues of anxiety or depression.
Lesbian Allied
(301) 786-3439
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20825
Lesbian Allied
Teens and young adults are faced with more stress than ever in our fast paced world, let me provide a safe and relaxing space for you so that you may process, reflect, problem solve, and self discover. We can talk about anything you'd like, from school stress, friends issues or family concerns. If you're an adult you may be looking for support around big life transitions like a serious relationship, college, graduate school, new jobs, moving, or revisiting past issues that now seem to be popping up again. I also work closely with new and expecting and hopeful mothers struggling with issues of anxiety or depression.
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Self esteem issues, body image problems, self worth are all originating from early problems that were never addressed. By going to the core of the problem, we can fix the problem that keeps on weighing on the individual and help them find a solution. Digging deep is somewhat needed to understand where it all came from and find a treatment plan to allow the person to let go of the negative and focus on the positive. It is crucial to keep an open communication module between client and therapist so we can both find the best alternative plan that will fit the client needs. I cover all groups, all ethnicity, all races in all my groups.
Lesbian Allied
(301) 685-5999
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Lesbian Allied
Self esteem issues, body image problems, self worth are all originating from early problems that were never addressed. By going to the core of the problem, we can fix the problem that keeps on weighing on the individual and help them find a solution. Digging deep is somewhat needed to understand where it all came from and find a treatment plan to allow the person to let go of the negative and focus on the positive. It is crucial to keep an open communication module between client and therapist so we can both find the best alternative plan that will fit the client needs. I cover all groups, all ethnicity, all races in all my groups.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LGSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20810
*I am temporarily not accepting new clients* Post-traumatic growth, a term meaning that, not only was a person resilient in their ability to heal from an adversity, but that they were actually able to benefit from an adverse event by growing their psychological capacity to empathize, reframe and thrive after trauma. As a trauma specialist, I aim to focus on the beauty that can come after ugly things happen. It is my hope in the therapy room to encourage healing through curiosity about the self, expressive approaches to therapy and being an empathetic listener.
Lesbian Allied
(202) 890-1175
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20810
Lesbian Allied
*I am temporarily not accepting new clients* Post-traumatic growth, a term meaning that, not only was a person resilient in their ability to heal from an adversity, but that they were actually able to benefit from an adverse event by growing their psychological capacity to empathize, reframe and thrive after trauma. As a trauma specialist, I aim to focus on the beauty that can come after ugly things happen. It is my hope in the therapy room to encourage healing through curiosity about the self, expressive approaches to therapy and being an empathetic listener.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LICSW, LCSW-C, LCSW Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20817
I believe in clients' innate ability to heal and grow, and in helping them to tap into their inner wisdom and resources. I have worked creatively, effectively and empathically with couples and individuals struggling with relationship difficulties, painful childhood and life experiences, personal and work stress, anxiety and depression, and social isolation. I have helped clients with complex needs in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatry, LGBT-friendly mental health services, university student counseling, and family services. I feel passionate about my work and view therapy as a collaborative, interactive process.
Lesbian Allied
(202) 601-3591
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Bethesda, MD 20817
Lesbian Allied
I believe in clients' innate ability to heal and grow, and in helping them to tap into their inner wisdom and resources. I have worked creatively, effectively and empathically with couples and individuals struggling with relationship difficulties, painful childhood and life experiences, personal and work stress, anxiety and depression, and social isolation. I have helped clients with complex needs in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatry, LGBT-friendly mental health services, university student counseling, and family services. I feel passionate about my work and view therapy as a collaborative, interactive process.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I work with clients to create a safe and affirming relationship so that there is room for healing and growth. My work with each client is unique, however central to my work is respect for your issues, concerns, and the challenges you face in your life. I see therapy as a partnership where we work together to create the changes that you are seeking in your life. I am comforatable working with a wide variety of issues from career and work life to recovering from childhood trauma and abuse.
Lesbian Allied
(301) 358-6421
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Lesbian Allied
I work with clients to create a safe and affirming relationship so that there is room for healing and growth. My work with each client is unique, however central to my work is respect for your issues, concerns, and the challenges you face in your life. I see therapy as a partnership where we work together to create the changes that you are seeking in your life. I am comforatable working with a wide variety of issues from career and work life to recovering from childhood trauma and abuse.
CTRS, CPRP, CLP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
House Calls is a comprehensive service for family or loved one faced with chronic or situational life circumstances. House Calls has a team of specialists some licensed and some certified in disciplines such as counseling, medical case management, on line recreation therapy addressing isolation, addiction monitoring, vocational and/or educational coaching; help find subsidies, advocacy to transition special needs individuals or seniors; referrals and resources for people with chronic mental illness; phobias; school anxiety; navigating the mental health/medical maze and we help lawyers entrusted with guardianship for an individual?
Lesbian Allied
(240) 503-5062
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Lesbian Allied
House Calls is a comprehensive service for family or loved one faced with chronic or situational life circumstances. House Calls has a team of specialists some licensed and some certified in disciplines such as counseling, medical case management, on line recreation therapy addressing isolation, addiction monitoring, vocational and/or educational coaching; help find subsidies, advocacy to transition special needs individuals or seniors; referrals and resources for people with chronic mental illness; phobias; school anxiety; navigating the mental health/medical maze and we help lawyers entrusted with guardianship for an individual?
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Psychologist, PhD, FIPA Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I specialize in working with families, couples, groups, and individuals. I treat children as young as three, have experience with school phobia, adoption, blended families, gender issues, gay, lesbian, and transgender individuals, and the challenges of elderly. I am experienced working with psychoses, severe post traumatic stress disorder, eating disorders, body dysmorphic disorder, and problems of every day life. I have special expertise working with the LGBTQ+ population, with adolescents, sexual development, severe mental illness, post traumatic stress disorder, and physical illnesses.
Lesbian Allied
(240) 242-9949
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Lesbian Allied
I specialize in working with families, couples, groups, and individuals. I treat children as young as three, have experience with school phobia, adoption, blended families, gender issues, gay, lesbian, and transgender individuals, and the challenges of elderly. I am experienced working with psychoses, severe post traumatic stress disorder, eating disorders, body dysmorphic disorder, and problems of every day life. I have special expertise working with the LGBTQ+ population, with adolescents, sexual development, severe mental illness, post traumatic stress disorder, and physical illnesses.
Photo of Capital Institute for Cognitive Therapy Bethesda, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
We are CBT experts. Since it was founded in 2003 by Dr. Stephen Holland, Capital Institute for Cognitive Therapy has been providing research-proven treatments and compassionate care in Washington, DC. We have now expanded our services to Bethesda. 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.
Lesbian Allied
(202) 519-1348 x15
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Lesbian Allied
We are CBT experts. Since it was founded in 2003 by Dr. Stephen Holland, Capital Institute for Cognitive Therapy has been providing research-proven treatments and compassionate care in Washington, DC. We have now expanded our services to Bethesda. 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.
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Counselor, LCPC, LPC, NCC Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I am passionate about working with the LGBTQ population and with people from diverse cultural backgrounds. I consistently work with clients regarding depression, anxiety, motivation, trauma, grief, understanding their identity, familial relations, gender identity, sexual identity, sexual/relationship needs, polyamorous relationships, kink, communication in relationships, and self-integration. Extensive background in working with people of color. Assist parents/families through their child's gender transition. Experience in college counseling and high school counseling.
Lesbian Allied
(240) 800-1569
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Lesbian Allied
I am passionate about working with the LGBTQ population and with people from diverse cultural backgrounds. I consistently work with clients regarding depression, anxiety, motivation, trauma, grief, understanding their identity, familial relations, gender identity, sexual identity, sexual/relationship needs, polyamorous relationships, kink, communication in relationships, and self-integration. Extensive background in working with people of color. Assist parents/families through their child's gender transition. Experience in college counseling and high school counseling.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PsyD, LCSW-C, LICSW Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
Therapy is a journey through which we find our authentic selves and become the best we can be. I have expertise in working with alcoholism, addictions, and recovery issues; and with relationship, couple and family issues. I have worked in the field for over twenty years. I work with adults and adolescents, in individual, couple and family modalities. My approach is to meet you where you are, and to help you to move towards your goals, overcome obstacles, and achieve maximum growth. I use several therapeutic approaches, including cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, and strengths-based techniques. Website: practicaltherapy.net.
Lesbian Allied
(202) 618-9142
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Lesbian Allied
Therapy is a journey through which we find our authentic selves and become the best we can be. I have expertise in working with alcoholism, addictions, and recovery issues; and with relationship, couple and family issues. I have worked in the field for over twenty years. I work with adults and adolescents, in individual, couple and family modalities. My approach is to meet you where you are, and to help you to move towards your goals, overcome obstacles, and achieve maximum growth. I use several therapeutic approaches, including cognitive-behavioral, psychodynamic, and strengths-based techniques. Website: practicaltherapy.net.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, JD, LMSW, LGSW Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
My focus is to help clients identify and make meaningful changes and improve their lives. I help people navigate and manage anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship issues, major life transitions, adjustment difficulties, and substance abuse. I work primarily with adults 18 and up, including students, lawyers, medical professionals, and government and private-sector professionals who hold sensitive positions. I am available for short- and long-term individual therapy, couples therapy, and career counseling.
Lesbian Allied
(240) 245-2173
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Lesbian Allied
My focus is to help clients identify and make meaningful changes and improve their lives. I help people navigate and manage anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship issues, major life transitions, adjustment difficulties, and substance abuse. I work primarily with adults 18 and up, including students, lawyers, medical professionals, and government and private-sector professionals who hold sensitive positions. I am available for short- and long-term individual therapy, couples therapy, and career counseling.
Photo of Dina Berhan, LPC Intern
LPC Intern, LPC Res Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
I am here to help. Do you feel as though nobody cares or even understands what you're going through? "Flowers need time to bloom. So do you". My style works to address the whole picture and fit your unique circumstances. I invite you to call or email me today. I'll be happy to answer any questions you may have. Life doesn't have to be this way. I am here to help.
Lesbian Allied
(301) 708-0774
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Lesbian Allied
I am here to help. Do you feel as though nobody cares or even understands what you're going through? "Flowers need time to bloom. So do you". My style works to address the whole picture and fit your unique circumstances. I invite you to call or email me today. I'll be happy to answer any questions you may have. Life doesn't have to be this way. I am here to help.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LCMFT Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
My individual clients include those dealing with mental health challenges; making decisions about career or relationships; or pursuing more fulfilling approaches to life. I work with couples of all ages, stages, and compositions, addressing communication, infidelity, loss of passion, infertility, parenting, strengthening relationships, and deciding. I work with couples struggling to decide if and how to continue to work on deeply troubled relationships and solidifying commitment. I see families dealing with communication issues, creating appropriate boundaries, and working through separation, divorce, and blended family issues .
Lesbian Allied
(301) 234-6398
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Lesbian Allied
My individual clients include those dealing with mental health challenges; making decisions about career or relationships; or pursuing more fulfilling approaches to life. I work with couples of all ages, stages, and compositions, addressing communication, infidelity, loss of passion, infertility, parenting, strengthening relationships, and deciding. I work with couples struggling to decide if and how to continue to work on deeply troubled relationships and solidifying commitment. I see families dealing with communication issues, creating appropriate boundaries, and working through separation, divorce, and blended family issues .
Photo of David S. Rose, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, CGP Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I like to work with people who find that their usual ways of dealing with problems in their lives are not working as they have before. These problems can involve relationships of all kinds, effectiveness and satisfaction at work, and the changes and stumbling blocks that inevitably come in the course of life. I take an active role in the work; I am not a silent listener. I also want, hope, and expect that YOU will also take an active role in our work and in putting what we learn to use in your life.
Lesbian Allied
(301) 587-5735 x3
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Lesbian Allied
I like to work with people who find that their usual ways of dealing with problems in their lives are not working as they have before. These problems can involve relationships of all kinds, effectiveness and satisfaction at work, and the changes and stumbling blocks that inevitably come in the course of life. I take an active role in the work; I am not a silent listener. I also want, hope, and expect that YOU will also take an active role in our work and in putting what we learn to use in your life.
Photo of Stacie Feldman, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, NCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
*Currently offering Teletherapy* Do you find yourself feeling anxious, depressed or worried often? It can be overwhelming to take the first step in finding help for yourself. If these feelings are impacting different aspects of your life, and you are ready for a change, I can help you. My counseling philosophy is based on attending to my client's individual needs and helping to navigate through the challenges life brings your way. My approach to therapy is to be empathetic, engaging and collaborative. A strong therapeutic relationship where you feel safe expressing yourself is essential for personal growth.
Lesbian Allied
(240) 455-4190
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Lesbian Allied
*Currently offering Teletherapy* Do you find yourself feeling anxious, depressed or worried often? It can be overwhelming to take the first step in finding help for yourself. If these feelings are impacting different aspects of your life, and you are ready for a change, I can help you. My counseling philosophy is based on attending to my client's individual needs and helping to navigate through the challenges life brings your way. My approach to therapy is to be empathetic, engaging and collaborative. A strong therapeutic relationship where you feel safe expressing yourself is essential for personal growth.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
As a seasoned licensed psychologist and certified hypnotherapist in Maryland, Dr. Stefanie Gilbert has counseled patients in private practice, at George Mason University Counseling Center, and at Howard University Counseling Center since 1998. She gives frequent talks about eating disorders and body image to elementary, middle, high school, and college students throughout the D.C. metropolitan area. Dr. Gilbert was formerly a tenured professor in the Psychology Department and Women's Studies Program at Howard University. She also was president of the Washington Society for the Study of Eating Disorders and Obesity for six years.
Lesbian Allied
(202) 817-2168
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Lesbian Allied
As a seasoned licensed psychologist and certified hypnotherapist in Maryland, Dr. Stefanie Gilbert has counseled patients in private practice, at George Mason University Counseling Center, and at Howard University Counseling Center since 1998. She gives frequent talks about eating disorders and body image to elementary, middle, high school, and college students throughout the D.C. metropolitan area. Dr. Gilbert was formerly a tenured professor in the Psychology Department and Women's Studies Program at Howard University. She also was president of the Washington Society for the Study of Eating Disorders and Obesity for six years.
Photo of The Woolf Center, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
Are you struggling with relationships, intimacy, anxiety, or depression? Are you feeling the effects of the pandemic? Now is is a difficult time for many people. You can use this time to reflect and grow. You're not alone even if you feel like you are. Maybe you realized you wanted to make a change and now is a good time to generate a shift in your life. Therapy will not only give you time to talk about what may be on your mind but also find tangible solutions with unwavering support and acceptance. You can be yourself here, no judgement. Start now.
Lesbian Allied
(301) 710-9508
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Lesbian Allied
Are you struggling with relationships, intimacy, anxiety, or depression? Are you feeling the effects of the pandemic? Now is is a difficult time for many people. You can use this time to reflect and grow. You're not alone even if you feel like you are. Maybe you realized you wanted to make a change and now is a good time to generate a shift in your life. Therapy will not only give you time to talk about what may be on your mind but also find tangible solutions with unwavering support and acceptance. You can be yourself here, no judgement. Start now.

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Lesbian Allied Therapists
Lesbian Allied Counseling in Bethesda for Lesbian Clients

If you're lesbian or are looking for help with being lesbian in Bethesda or for a Bethesda lesbian Therapist, these Therapists provide therapy for lesbians in Bethesda and counseling for lesbians or lesbian clients. These professionals are sensitive to the lesbian lifestyle in Bethesda or Bethesda homosexual life, including lesbian couples, lesbian marriage in Bethesda, lesbian teens and lesbian parenting.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Bethesda are able to work with a wide range of issues. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Bethesda

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in Bethesda you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in Bethesda and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in Bethesda or family therapy in Bethesda.