Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C, NBCCH, LICSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Bethesda, Maryland 20815
""Something we were withholding made us weak until we found out it was ourselves" (Robert Frost) Working closely together we'll help you become authentically, fully ALIVE by healing your past and current emotional wounds and breaking self- destructive habits/behaviors. We'll work relentlessly to liberate you from crippling anxiety, shame, detachment, loneliness and other destructive inhibitions creating your symptoms. Clients report a feeling of HOPE and MOMENTUM even after our first session! So, if you want to enjoy passionate relationships, become emotionally alive while experiencing internal peace and fulfill your unique potential, roll up your sleeves and let's get started!"
Lesbian Clients
(301) 259-3680
Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20815
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Lesbian Clients
""Something we were withholding made us weak until we found out it was ourselves" (Robert Frost) Working closely together we'll help you become authentically, fully ALIVE by healing your past and current emotional wounds and breaking self- destructive habits/behaviors. We'll work relentlessly to liberate you from crippling anxiety, shame, detachment, loneliness and other destructive inhibitions creating your symptoms. Clients report a feeling of HOPE and MOMENTUM even after our first session! So, if you want to enjoy passionate relationships, become emotionally alive while experiencing internal peace and fulfill your unique potential, roll up your sleeves and let's get started!"
Counselor, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"It is my hope that in working with individuals to better meet their own goals, I am able to help them to be happier and more productive individuals. I look forward to meeting with you and exploring the different options to changing your life. Over the past 15 years I have worked extensively with at risk adolescents and their families as well as adults struggling with depression & anxiety. Please take a look at my website for more information regarding my experience."
Lesbian Clients
(703) 291-0695
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Lesbian Clients
"It is my hope that in working with individuals to better meet their own goals, I am able to help them to be happier and more productive individuals. I look forward to meeting with you and exploring the different options to changing your life. Over the past 15 years I have worked extensively with at risk adolescents and their families as well as adults struggling with depression & anxiety. Please take a look at my website for more information regarding my experience."
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"Are you leading the life you want? So many people aren't. Dissatisfaction, anxiety, depression, and stress become fixtures in our daily lives. If yours is not the life you want, therapy can be a powerful means by which to let go of suffering, to find fulfillment and joy in you life. In my work, I help people develop the skills they need to let go of pain, to pursue their goals, to strengthen relationships, and to live fully. My clients range from people who are having acutely painful problems to people who simply feel stuck or unhappy."
Lesbian Clients
(240) 696-4173
Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Lesbian Clients
"Are you leading the life you want? So many people aren't. Dissatisfaction, anxiety, depression, and stress become fixtures in our daily lives. If yours is not the life you want, therapy can be a powerful means by which to let go of suffering, to find fulfillment and joy in you life. In my work, I help people develop the skills they need to let go of pain, to pursue their goals, to strengthen relationships, and to live fully. My clients range from people who are having acutely painful problems to people who simply feel stuck or unhappy."
Psychologist, PsyD, MEd
Verified by Psychology Today
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"Dr. Ricaurte works to help individuals, couples, and families lead healthier lives and build stronger relationships. Dr. Melanie Ricaurte has her doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Master's in Human Sexuality from Widener University. She graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Human Biology, Health and Society and is interested in the intersection between biological and social factors and how such factors relate to mental health and illness. She has worked with diverse individual of different races, ethnicities, religions, and sexual orientations in a variety of settings including inpatient and outpatient clinics as well as universities."
Lesbian Clients
(240) 329-0562
Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Lesbian Clients
"Dr. Ricaurte works to help individuals, couples, and families lead healthier lives and build stronger relationships. Dr. Melanie Ricaurte has her doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Master's in Human Sexuality from Widener University. She graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Human Biology, Health and Society and is interested in the intersection between biological and social factors and how such factors relate to mental health and illness. She has worked with diverse individual of different races, ethnicities, religions, and sexual orientations in a variety of settings including inpatient and outpatient clinics as well as universities."
Counselor, MA, MS, NCC, LGPC, CPLP
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20816
"You are beautiful, you are loved, you are creating yourself... let's embark on the journey of unfolding the best version of YOU. I sense your pain/ struggle; together we'll create the process of your healing and growth. I worked with clients at all developmental stages and issues - from crisis, trauma, special needs, adjustment, to managing clinical intensity mental health disorders, loss, family strategies. I am highly dynamic and creative, I use techniques involving visuals, movement, drawing, guided meditation, videos, reflection. Together, we'll create 1001 strategies that can take you where you want to be in your life, relationships, or inner balance circumstances."
Lesbian Clients
(301) 691-4015
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20816
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Lesbian Clients
"You are beautiful, you are loved, you are creating yourself... let's embark on the journey of unfolding the best version of YOU. I sense your pain/ struggle; together we'll create the process of your healing and growth. I worked with clients at all developmental stages and issues - from crisis, trauma, special needs, adjustment, to managing clinical intensity mental health disorders, loss, family strategies. I am highly dynamic and creative, I use techniques involving visuals, movement, drawing, guided meditation, videos, reflection. Together, we'll create 1001 strategies that can take you where you want to be in your life, relationships, or inner balance circumstances."
Counselor, LCPC, RN, IBCLC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"They say you are lucky, you have such a wonderful husband. They do not know how hard it is to pretend. You struggle to connect and you feel so lonely in your relationship. You keep fighting over little things and the shouting match is draining. You are tired and angry. You do not want to be blamed, dismissed. You do not wish to take the role of peacemaker. The word "D" has come up for quite a while now but you are willing to try therapy, to try save your relationship and get back to the good old days."
Lesbian Clients
(301) 710-9675
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Lesbian Clients
"They say you are lucky, you have such a wonderful husband. They do not know how hard it is to pretend. You struggle to connect and you feel so lonely in your relationship. You keep fighting over little things and the shouting match is draining. You are tired and angry. You do not want to be blamed, dismissed. You do not wish to take the role of peacemaker. The word "D" has come up for quite a while now but you are willing to try therapy, to try save your relationship and get back to the good old days."
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"In a space of warmth, comfort and acceptance, I offer you an experienced therapist who listens closely, actively, inquisitively- with the goal of helping you to feel heard and understood. I strive to help form the questions that need to be asked, to discern that which is in your control, to divine the source of your pain, and to use humor, laughter, tears and plain talk to make sense of your world; to motivate and help create an authentic healthier you. Over a 30 year career, I've acquired experience that includes: counseling and therapy, program management, training and consultation."
Lesbian Clients
(301) 456-0316
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Lesbian Clients
"In a space of warmth, comfort and acceptance, I offer you an experienced therapist who listens closely, actively, inquisitively- with the goal of helping you to feel heard and understood. I strive to help form the questions that need to be asked, to discern that which is in your control, to divine the source of your pain, and to use humor, laughter, tears and plain talk to make sense of your world; to motivate and help create an authentic healthier you. Over a 30 year career, I've acquired experience that includes: counseling and therapy, program management, training and consultation."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, BCD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20817
"The Special Relationship-I like to work with people who understand the therapeutic relationship is special and unique, with a rapport that feels good to both of us. Your age and specific issues are not as important as the connection, kindness, safety and trust we establish. Whatever they are-love, weight, children, d├ępression, anxiety, eating disorders, inertia, relationships, trauma, transitions-we'll explore your internal and external worlds. We'll find insights and answers you are searching for so you can untie the knots, grow emotionally, feel good about yourself, and fashion a life that will bring enjoyment and fulfillment."
Lesbian Clients
(301) 654-3211
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20817
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Lesbian Clients
"The Special Relationship-I like to work with people who understand the therapeutic relationship is special and unique, with a rapport that feels good to both of us. Your age and specific issues are not as important as the connection, kindness, safety and trust we establish. Whatever they are-love, weight, children, d├ępression, anxiety, eating disorders, inertia, relationships, trauma, transitions-we'll explore your internal and external worlds. We'll find insights and answers you are searching for so you can untie the knots, grow emotionally, feel good about yourself, and fashion a life that will bring enjoyment and fulfillment."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, LICSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20815
"I have been joyfully practicing psychotherapy for over 30 years in the greater Washington, D.C. area. I have a general practice and specialize in depression and bipolar disorder and addictions/recovery/co-dependency issues. I work with chronic illness and specialize in diabetes. I am also a life coach and work with clients experiencing difficult life transitions. My preferred modality is individual and couple's therapy. I enjoy my clients immensely and feel a great deal of satisfaction in helping people better their lives, alleviate depression and resolve painful relationship issues."
Lesbian Clients
(301) 852-6395
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20815
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Lesbian Clients
"I have been joyfully practicing psychotherapy for over 30 years in the greater Washington, D.C. area. I have a general practice and specialize in depression and bipolar disorder and addictions/recovery/co-dependency issues. I work with chronic illness and specialize in diabetes. I am also a life coach and work with clients experiencing difficult life transitions. My preferred modality is individual and couple's therapy. I enjoy my clients immensely and feel a great deal of satisfaction in helping people better their lives, alleviate depression and resolve painful relationship issues."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"Taking the first step to engage in psychotherapy is often a struggle. I believe that it is my job to make this process as safe and comfortable as possible through a confidential and supportive therapeutic environment. I view each client as a unique individual with different experiences, strengths, and vulnerabilities. I tailor my therapeutic approach to fit the client's needs, symptoms and skills."
Lesbian Clients
(240) 654-1725
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Lesbian Clients
"Taking the first step to engage in psychotherapy is often a struggle. I believe that it is my job to make this process as safe and comfortable as possible through a confidential and supportive therapeutic environment. I view each client as a unique individual with different experiences, strengths, and vulnerabilities. I tailor my therapeutic approach to fit the client's needs, symptoms and skills."
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"I am a licensed Clinical Psychologist with 40 years experience, working to help children, adolescents and adults of all ages deal with feelings of anxiety and depression. I focus on understanding relationship issues such as those which are often part of marriage, family, school, work, or social settings, as well as those issues that are specifically related to aging. Empathy, acceptance and understanding are important parts of creating change."
Lesbian Clients
(301) 888-5404
Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Lesbian Clients
"I am a licensed Clinical Psychologist with 40 years experience, working to help children, adolescents and adults of all ages deal with feelings of anxiety and depression. I focus on understanding relationship issues such as those which are often part of marriage, family, school, work, or social settings, as well as those issues that are specifically related to aging. Empathy, acceptance and understanding are important parts of creating change."
LPC Intern, MA
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20815
"Are you as fulfilled by your relationships as you deserve to be? The quality of your relationships influences your mental health and your mental health affects your relationships. By examining your life and relationships with a counselor you can increase your capacity for happiness and success. I work with hetero and LGBTQ individuals, couples, and alternative relationships. I see clients online via encrypted video calls. Online counseling means I'm accessible whenever and wherever it's convenient for you, and you can continue to see me wherever your life takes you."
Lesbian Clients
(503) 994-9493
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20815
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Lesbian Clients
"Are you as fulfilled by your relationships as you deserve to be? The quality of your relationships influences your mental health and your mental health affects your relationships. By examining your life and relationships with a counselor you can increase your capacity for happiness and success. I work with hetero and LGBTQ individuals, couples, and alternative relationships. I see clients online via encrypted video calls. Online counseling means I'm accessible whenever and wherever it's convenient for you, and you can continue to see me wherever your life takes you."
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"It takes courage to face emotional and relationship problems. With over 20 years professional experience treating clients and consulting to businesses, I specialize in helping people find and utilize their strengths and sideline their difficulties. With children and adults, I specialize in treating complex anxiety, attachment, and learning issues and developing talent and leadership. Once clients are freed from the crippling impact of excessive anxiety, emotional dysregulation, or self defeating behavior patterns, drawing upon Positive Psychology and Mindfulness techniques helps us identify and capitalize on personal strengths. Clients are able to heal - thrive - grow - bloom into excellence."
Lesbian Clients
(301) 852-5591
Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Lesbian Clients
"It takes courage to face emotional and relationship problems. With over 20 years professional experience treating clients and consulting to businesses, I specialize in helping people find and utilize their strengths and sideline their difficulties. With children and adults, I specialize in treating complex anxiety, attachment, and learning issues and developing talent and leadership. Once clients are freed from the crippling impact of excessive anxiety, emotional dysregulation, or self defeating behavior patterns, drawing upon Positive Psychology and Mindfulness techniques helps us identify and capitalize on personal strengths. Clients are able to heal - thrive - grow - bloom into excellence."
Counselor, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"Are you facing a crisis, difficult time, transition period, or relationship conflict? Are you feeling blocked by trauma in your past, stuck in a behavioral pattern that is making you miserable, or struggling with substance abuse or the challenges of life in recovery from substance abuse? If so, you are wanted and welcome here. Let's partner to change your life so that you can experience more joy and clarity of thought."
Lesbian Clients
(301) 265-2378
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Lesbian Clients
"Are you facing a crisis, difficult time, transition period, or relationship conflict? Are you feeling blocked by trauma in your past, stuck in a behavioral pattern that is making you miserable, or struggling with substance abuse or the challenges of life in recovery from substance abuse? If so, you are wanted and welcome here. Let's partner to change your life so that you can experience more joy and clarity of thought."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"Looking back on 30 years in practice, I see a composite client losing inhibitions and conflicts interfering with having a satisfying work and personal life. Central issues are often connected to wanting to feel more whole and happy and to separate from while staying connected to family. Finding, keeping, or leaving a relationship or job are usually part of the work. Together, we explore and unravel emotional knots. New behaviors and skills are developed and used and by providing a warm, safe environment, the client changes, grows and thrives. Note: I am not taking new appointments for ongoing therapy. Consults are available for stepmothers/stepcouples."
Lesbian Clients
(240) 428-2898
Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Lesbian Clients
"Looking back on 30 years in practice, I see a composite client losing inhibitions and conflicts interfering with having a satisfying work and personal life. Central issues are often connected to wanting to feel more whole and happy and to separate from while staying connected to family. Finding, keeping, or leaving a relationship or job are usually part of the work. Together, we explore and unravel emotional knots. New behaviors and skills are developed and used and by providing a warm, safe environment, the client changes, grows and thrives. Note: I am not taking new appointments for ongoing therapy. Consults are available for stepmothers/stepcouples."
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"Do you find yourself feeling sad, anxious, unhappy with life circumstances? Are you having relationship difficulties, feel stress from work, or have a child experiencing difficulties? I offer comprehensive assistance to change and work through many of life's challenges. If you find yourself suffering from any of these situations, or if you do not feel quite like yourself, let us help you begin on the road to improvement by addressing patient concerns, including but not limited to the following:"
Lesbian Clients
(202) 759-4221
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Lesbian Clients
"Do you find yourself feeling sad, anxious, unhappy with life circumstances? Are you having relationship difficulties, feel stress from work, or have a child experiencing difficulties? I offer comprehensive assistance to change and work through many of life's challenges. If you find yourself suffering from any of these situations, or if you do not feel quite like yourself, let us help you begin on the road to improvement by addressing patient concerns, including but not limited to the following:"
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"Through 25 years' experience in university, hospital and outpatient settings, I have developed specializations in Trauma & Abuse, Sexual & Relationship Violence, Women's Empowerment, Mindful Living, & the College Experience. Trained by a pioneer in complex trauma treatment, I work with adults with PTSD & dissociative disorders. Drawing upon my victim advocate experience, I assist survivors of assault, stalking, & harassment regain their sense of security and self. My past career development research informs my continuing passion for mentoring women in their multiple roles and across their lifespans. I help individuals, couples & groups manage stress, anxiety, depression, and pain; navigate major life events and losses; & repair/strengthen their relationships."
Lesbian Clients
(202) 760-4678
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Lesbian Clients
"Through 25 years' experience in university, hospital and outpatient settings, I have developed specializations in Trauma & Abuse, Sexual & Relationship Violence, Women's Empowerment, Mindful Living, & the College Experience. Trained by a pioneer in complex trauma treatment, I work with adults with PTSD & dissociative disorders. Drawing upon my victim advocate experience, I assist survivors of assault, stalking, & harassment regain their sense of security and self. My past career development research informs my continuing passion for mentoring women in their multiple roles and across their lifespans. I help individuals, couples & groups manage stress, anxiety, depression, and pain; navigate major life events and losses; & repair/strengthen their relationships."
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"Are you dissatisfied with your life, your relationships or your work? Has as a dramatic change disrupted your emotional wellbeing? Have you or a family member been diagnosed with a chronic medical condition? Together we can find your path to contentment and satisfaction. I provide compassionate counseling for people a seeking greater balance, self-acceptance and tools for managing personal and health challenges."
Lesbian Clients
(240) 396-6773
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Lesbian Clients
"Are you dissatisfied with your life, your relationships or your work? Has as a dramatic change disrupted your emotional wellbeing? Have you or a family member been diagnosed with a chronic medical condition? Together we can find your path to contentment and satisfaction. I provide compassionate counseling for people a seeking greater balance, self-acceptance and tools for managing personal and health challenges."
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
""All change is loss, and all loss must be mourned." This quote by Harry Levenson normalizes the feelings we all have when big changes occur, even good ones. I provide a safe, supportive environment for you to examine recent life events and their impact on you and your relationships. The therapy relationship is of primary importance to me. Together, we can formulate some coping strategies to address your current difficulties. I seek to help you make connections between the past and the present so that you can create the future you want."
Lesbian Clients
(301) 640-5471
Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Lesbian Clients
""All change is loss, and all loss must be mourned." This quote by Harry Levenson normalizes the feelings we all have when big changes occur, even good ones. I provide a safe, supportive environment for you to examine recent life events and their impact on you and your relationships. The therapy relationship is of primary importance to me. Together, we can formulate some coping strategies to address your current difficulties. I seek to help you make connections between the past and the present so that you can create the future you want."
Counselor, LCPC-S
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
""How do you feel?" Most of our therapeutic conversations will begin this way because at ATAPS, we are interested in understanding who you are, how you feel and what we can do in our work together to enhance your human experience! We are Licensed Professional Counselors specializing in child, adult, family and couples counseling in Maryland. We specialize in various therapeutic approaches including person-centered and cognitive-behavioral therapy, yet our approach is eclectic and based on your therapeutic needs. Our areas of expertise include behavioral therapy, inter-relational coping, mood disorders, relationship/social skills and emotion management."
Lesbian Clients
(240) 428-2743
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Lesbian Clients
""How do you feel?" Most of our therapeutic conversations will begin this way because at ATAPS, we are interested in understanding who you are, how you feel and what we can do in our work together to enhance your human experience! We are Licensed Professional Counselors specializing in child, adult, family and couples counseling in Maryland. We specialize in various therapeutic approaches including person-centered and cognitive-behavioral therapy, yet our approach is eclectic and based on your therapeutic needs. Our areas of expertise include behavioral therapy, inter-relational coping, mood disorders, relationship/social skills and emotion management."

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