Autism Therapists in Gaithersburg, MD

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Kathryn Gargett-Jones
Counselor, MA, LCPC, NCC
Verified
I am a counselor with over 20 years of experience in the mental health field. I have worked with children, adolescents, and adults who have autism , as well as their families. I also have extensive experience with adolescents with behavioral and emotional problems. With adults, I specialize in treating depression and anxiety, using an integrative approach, in which I utilize a variety of techniques to fit each particular need. I believe in providing you with a safe environment, in which you are able to work through your challenges.
(301) 684-5185 
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Gaithersburg, MD 20877
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Sasha Hileman
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
I am passionate about providing psychotherapy for children/adolescents and families. My clinical approach is collaborative, non-judgmental, and empathic. I utilize a multidisciplinary, integrated approach and employ evidence-based techniques, including Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. I work closely with families to provide caregivers with education, support and skills to assist in their child's treatment. I specialize in the assessment and treatment of children and adolescents with Autism , ADHD, depression, anxiety, oppositional behaviors and academic/school related difficulties.
(240) 751-9843 
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Gaithersburg, MD 20878
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Emma Sholtis
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
Welcome! I work with a wide range of clients and enjoy working with teens and young adults. My areas of interest include anxiety, depression, trauma, ADHD, autism , family issues, and social and relationship struggles. I am also available for parent consultations for those struggling to find their parenting balance with their young children.
(240) 450-2738 
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Gaithersburg, MD 20878
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Deborah A Williams
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
These assessments include ADHD, Autism , Learning Disabilities, Mood Disorders, Guardianship, Adoption readiness, and diagnostic clarification.
Whether through therapy or assessment, I strive to excel in my work with each client. A caring relationship and a safe space to be open are the cornerstones to a successful therapeutic experience. I look to provide that tailored experience to each one of my clients, and hope to work with you to aid in your growth and development. My goal is to help you reach your best self, and to improve your happiness.
(240) 317-3693 
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Gaithersburg, MD 20878
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Shanice Harris
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified
What is it for you? Is it the lack of motivation? The Over-thinking? The never feeling good enough or need to be perfect? The “I don’t know who I am?” The loss of identity? The failed relationship/s? The hopelessness? The unexplained sadness? The lack of support? Well life can be very overwhelming and the desperation to feel better as you navigate through life can leave you feeling stuck. I specialize in working with individuals (adults) of color struggling with anxiety, depression, grief, self-esteem or body image issues, autism , intergenerational and religious trauma, and LGBTQ+ individuals.
(240) 204-9140 
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Gaithersburg, MD 20878
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Ellen Dye
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
I also have a background in treating ADHD, learning disabilities, high functioning autism , adoption, and "failure to launch" young adults.
I hold a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Duke University and have over thirty years of clinical experience working with adults, children, and families. My postgraduate training is in psychoanalytic, family, and cognitive-behavior therapy. My practice is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) informed. I have a broad range of experience and treat clients coping with both common life stresses and with major mental illnesses. I enjoy working with complex family situations and with individuals who have not met with success in prior treatment.
(301) 323-8669 
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Gaithersburg, MD 20877
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Ahmna Khan
Counselor, LGPC, MS
Verified
autism spectrum disorder) in a clinical setting.
Whether you are a preteen, teen or a young adult, a lot of changes and challenges may be coming your way that you may not fully understand. You might be in a stage in your life where you feel confused and are trying your best to grow into the person you want to be. Perhaps you need help understanding how to better cope with your stress and anxiety when it comes to certain stressful situations and/or life transitions. Perhaps you need support in exploring your cultural identity or sense of self. It is important that you feel listened to and validated especially when you are navigating through life's challenges.
(240) 774-2672 
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Gaithersburg, MD 20878
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Alison Dorsky
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C
Verified
I have 30 years of experience working with children, adolescents and adults in community mental health and school- based settings. As an Autism specialist, I work to increase the understanding of challenges unique to Autism and the ability of individuals and families to cope in positive and productive ways. My work with children and adolescents often includes advocacy and collaboration with schools and other relevant treatment and service providers. I aim to build mutual support and understanding across home, academic, and/or vocational environments.
(240) 772-9439 
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Gaithersburg, MD 20878
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Erin Nkele
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified
Welcome! I am the Owner and Co-Founder of Melanated Wellness, LLC. Our mission places particular emphasis on better serving and empowering the Black, Neurodiverse, and LGBTQIA communities. I specialize in working with adolescents, 16 and older, through adulthood as they navigate their journeys of growth, healing, and development. Training and clinical expertise at Melanated Wellness is centered upon compassionate treatment for issues related to trauma, anxiety, PTSD, neurodiversity and sexual and gender identity. Clients will be welcomed to a collaborative space where they can identify their needs to begin working towards wellness.
(301) 417-5135 
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Gaithersburg, MD 20879
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Michael A Bluestone
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
My therapeutic approach is based upon the principles of positive behavior supports, cognitive-behavioral therapy and trauma informed care.
(240) 202-3093 
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Gaithersburg, MD 20878
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The Treatment and Learning Centers
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
TLC is a multi-disciplinary group of psychologists, OT's, & SLP's. The core of our philosophy is the belief that our focus is on people, not on diagnoses/disabilities. With that in mind, we develop an individualized plan with every child, young adult, and family. We use a holistic, strengths-based approach to help individuals reduce symptoms of anxiety or depression, develop better self-esteem, learn new coping skills, improve social skills, and learn how to communicate more effectively. With these skills, children, teens, and adults can develop more positive relationships and improve their functioning at school or work.
(240) 534-1644 
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Gaithersburg, MD 20877
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Kayla Wallington
Pre-Licensed Professional
Verified
People who avoid things that cause distress, experience sadness and worrying, are critical of their looks, experience loss of interest or pleasure in activities, and deal with stress related to relationships, work/school work with me to gain insight and learn long term coping strategies. Using a collaborative process, we will build a flexible and dynamic plan for you.You'll develop skills to assert your needs and to manage conflict in relationships; reframe irrational thoughts; learn to regulate emotions; replace dissatisfying behaviors; learn ways to accept and manage distress; improve interpersonal skills and more.
(240) 222-5326 
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Gaithersburg, MD 20878
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Creative Counseling Connections
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, MSW
Verified
CCC serves children, teens and adults in-person or via telehealth. Expect to be involved if you are a parent! Openings: 1. Grad resident & future registered play therapist, Gabby serves children & teens with anxiety/OCD, depression, developmental trauma, ADHD & behavior, utilizing play, art, TF-CBT for trauma, Dare Program for anxiety and panic, TBRI (adoption, attachment) CBT, DBT for distress tolerance. 2. Grace Lee, LMSW serves children/teens with anxiety, depression, behavior, non-medicinal ADHD treatment and developmental trauma via play therapy, CBT, TF-CBT, DARE, TBRI, creative arts (Wednesdays in Germantown or virtual).
(301) 636-5182 
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Gaithersburg, MD 20882
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Angela Williams
Counselor, LCPC, NCC
Verified
Therapy can give you a safe place and the courage to share and reveal your story; to go there, not alone, but with someone who can help you understand what is happening. With expanded knowledge of yourself, you have the strength to act on intentional and personally meaningful choices. I am a catalyst for your understanding of yourself, alone and in relation to those important to you.
(301) 655-6896 
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Gaithersburg, MD 20877
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Dr. Miriam Elizabeth Bowman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LICSW, LCSW-C
Verified
**Limited In person hours for teens, and adults. Growing up in the current age of technology and constant change can be overwhelming for children and adolescents. With over 10 years of clinical work with children, teens, and emerging adults, I strive to help young people navigate the world in the face of anxiety, depression, and a wide variety of social and developmental challenges.
(301) 478-8351 
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Gaithersburg, MD 20878
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Dawn Gallagher
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, CCTP
Verified
CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS. Dawn is a Licensed Professional Counselor & Certified Clinical Trauma Professional with over 30 years of helping experience. Dawn is a compassionate, caring, & empathic therapist with extensive experience working within inpatient & outpatient mental health settings. She utilizes an integrative & strength-based approach to therapy, incorporating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Motivational Interviewing, & Solution-Focused Therapy. Dawn specializes in many areas including, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, trauma, PTSD, women’s issues, & stage of life concerns.
(301) 769-5878 
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Gaithersburg, MD 20878
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Joe Zappala
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C
Verified
**** CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW TELE-SESSION CLIENTS**** We all have areas in our lives that cause us stress and worry. Sometimes people feel stuck in behaviors or situations. I have over ten years of experience helping adults and adolescents with relationship issues, self esteem concerns, school difficulties, depression and anxiety. I work collaboratively with clients to focus on the issues they find important.
(240) 949-2389 
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Gaithersburg, MD 20877
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Integrative Psychological Services, LLC
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
Dr. Thomas strives to provide a comfortable environment where people receive support, guidance, and direction based on their presenting concerns. Psychological evaluation can be utilized as a tool and resource for individuals who have challenges in academic, social, or occupational areas. Testing may be sought for the purpose of clarifying diagnoses, accommodations for school or work, and for understanding executive difficulties. Assessment services include: ADHD/Executive concerns, Developmental Disorders, Mood/Personality/Behavioral Disorders, Learning Disorders, and Admissions (IQ).
(301) 284-3742 
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Gaithersburg, MD 20877
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Piumi Rajasekera
Counselor, MA, LGPC
Verified
Accepting new clients! At your first session, you can expect an unstructured, non-judgmental discussion on what brings you to therapy. I will give you an overview of what the therapeutic process may look like, and you will have an opportunity to ask questions or voice any concerns. My primary theoretical orientation is person-centered with an emphasis on cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness and systems theory. I am passionate about working with individuals belonging to minority populations, including ethnic minority individuals, immigrant families, and international students.
(667) 200-1206 
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Gaithersburg, MD 20878
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Harold Graves
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C
Verified
I have extensive experience working with anxiety, depression, mood, conflict and other issues affecting mental health and overall well-being. I have a dynamic approach to therapy predicated on listening, understanding and working through conflicts in a collaborative way. The support and insight gained in psychotherapy helps reduce stress and leads to personal growth.
(240) 474-9159 
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
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Autism Therapists
If you're looking for help with autism in Gaithersburg or for a Gaithersburg autism therapist, these professionals provide autism help, autism therapy, autism counseling, autism treatment and therapy for autism. They include autism therapists, autism psychologists, autism psychotherapists and autism counselors. A therapist can help with diagnosis on the autism spectrum or aspergers in Gaithersburg. These professionals work with autism in children or children with autism, autism in adolescents or adolescents with autism and autism in adults or adults with autism.

Gaithersburg therapists work with autism behaviors in Gaithersburg and autism disorder and follow autism research. These professionals can provide autism support or connect you to an autism network or support group or to autism training. Finally, therapists provide support for parents of autistic children in Gaithersburg or autistic kids and can direct you to local autism resources.