Therapists in Poolesville, MD

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Vivien Buvawala
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BA, MSW, LCSW-C
Verified
Poolesville, MD 20837  (Online Only)
Hi, glad you are taking this step! In this ever-changing world, we all need some support. As a psychotherapist, I'm always looking to learn new ways of doing things, all while creating the space necessary for my clients to speak freely about their challenges, think through options, and celebrate any progress along their unique journey. Throughout my career working with individuals across the lifespan; from children with autism/neurodivergent adults, to adults struggling with depression, anxiety and adjusting to loss or loneliness.
Hi, glad you are taking this step! In this ever-changing world, we all need some support. As a psychotherapist, I'm always looking to learn new ways of doing things, all while creating the space necessary for my clients to speak freely about their challenges, think through options, and celebrate any progress along their unique journey. Throughout my career working with individuals across the lifespan; from children with autism/neurodivergent adults, to adults struggling with depression, anxiety and adjusting to loss or loneliness.
(301) 284-3498 View (301) 284-3498
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Kesta Medoit - Christian Counselor And Trauma Therapist
Counselor, MS, LGPC, NCC, CCTCP
Verified
Poolesville, MD 20837  (Online Only)
If you have unresolved trauma or issues from a previous relationship, childhood, or unhealthy friendships that are causing you to mistrust others and even questioning your faith, you might benefit from trauma-informed therapy to help resolve these issues. I'm a National Certified Counselor and Certified Christian Trauma Care Provider passionate about assisting people to break free from the negative cycles preventing them from living an optimal life. I lean on evidence-based therapeutic approaches to guide my clients in managing their life stressors or symptoms more effectively to help enhance their quality of life.
If you have unresolved trauma or issues from a previous relationship, childhood, or unhealthy friendships that are causing you to mistrust others and even questioning your faith, you might benefit from trauma-informed therapy to help resolve these issues. I'm a National Certified Counselor and Certified Christian Trauma Care Provider passionate about assisting people to break free from the negative cycles preventing them from living an optimal life. I lean on evidence-based therapeutic approaches to guide my clients in managing their life stressors or symptoms more effectively to help enhance their quality of life.
(410) 498-7680 View (410) 498-7680
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Lorin Adegbenro
Drug & Alcohol Counselor, LPC
Verified
Poolesville, MD 20837
Lorin primarily works with ages 5+ in helping with anxiety, depression, and relationship-based issues. Lorin primarily uses Cognitive Behavior Therapy. She uses many other tools to best help the issue at hand.
Lorin primarily works with ages 5+ in helping with anxiety, depression, and relationship-based issues. Lorin primarily uses Cognitive Behavior Therapy. She uses many other tools to best help the issue at hand.
(703) 454-8488 View (703) 454-8488
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Mary Wiggins
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC
Verified
Poolesville, MD 20837
Mary C. Wiggins is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia with over 15 years of experience. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from James Madison University and Master of Education degree from George Mason University in Counseling and Development, Community Agency Counseling. Mary's counseling philosophy and primary approach is to meet the client where they are, working collaboratively with warmth and compassion to tailor each client's treatment around their unique circumstance.
Mary C. Wiggins is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Virginia with over 15 years of experience. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from James Madison University and Master of Education degree from George Mason University in Counseling and Development, Community Agency Counseling. Mary's counseling philosophy and primary approach is to meet the client where they are, working collaboratively with warmth and compassion to tailor each client's treatment around their unique circumstance.
(571) 556-7591 View (571) 556-7591
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Cindy W Styles
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, MS, LCPC, NCC
Verified
9 Endorsed
Poolesville, MD 20837
If you are looking for a therapist who is a calm presence and can help you sort out your current life situation, you may have found the right person. I am someone who is "in the moment" with clients, attending to what they need now and eventually challenging them to look at past patterns of thoughts and behaviors to gain insight into making changes that will help them achieve their goals in life. This is done in collaboration with my clients and at a comfortable pace for them.
If you are looking for a therapist who is a calm presence and can help you sort out your current life situation, you may have found the right person. I am someone who is "in the moment" with clients, attending to what they need now and eventually challenging them to look at past patterns of thoughts and behaviors to gain insight into making changes that will help them achieve their goals in life. This is done in collaboration with my clients and at a comfortable pace for them.
(301) 861-0085 View (301) 861-0085
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Lenny Smith
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, MS, LCPC
Verified
Poolesville, MD 20837
Many people find that the process of finding a therapist and enjoying the therapeutic process is tedious and even scary. At Ten Ten Counseling, we make the process simple and easy so that you can get the help you need at a place you want to go. We provide therapy on a gorgeous 100 acre horse farm so that you and your loved ones will be sure to improve your relationships while enjoying great views and privacy. You or your loved one will connect with their therapist on a more comfortable and engaging level than other busy offices can provide.
Many people find that the process of finding a therapist and enjoying the therapeutic process is tedious and even scary. At Ten Ten Counseling, we make the process simple and easy so that you can get the help you need at a place you want to go. We provide therapy on a gorgeous 100 acre horse farm so that you and your loved ones will be sure to improve your relationships while enjoying great views and privacy. You or your loved one will connect with their therapist on a more comfortable and engaging level than other busy offices can provide.
(240) 394-4938 View (240) 394-4938
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Regina Morales
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C
Verified
1 Endorsed
Poolesville, MD 20837  (Online Only)
I specialize in supporting clients managing life transitions such as young adults launching into independence, individuals addressing their sexual, gender, spiritual, and cultural identities, or adjusting to life in this country. I also work with individuals healing from trauma and people who want to use their spirituality as a resource for psychological wellness. My clients often seek to improve communication with family members or address anxiety, depression, a history of trauma, or family of origin issues.
I specialize in supporting clients managing life transitions such as young adults launching into independence, individuals addressing their sexual, gender, spiritual, and cultural identities, or adjusting to life in this country. I also work with individuals healing from trauma and people who want to use their spirituality as a resource for psychological wellness. My clients often seek to improve communication with family members or address anxiety, depression, a history of trauma, or family of origin issues.
(240) 647-9231 View (240) 647-9231
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Jamie Kashima
Counselor, LGPC
Verified
3 Endorsed
Poolesville, MD 20837  (Online Only)
Immediate openings available! Are you feeling stressed, anxious or overwhelmed? Are you in the midst of a life transition? Therapy can help you to gain understanding and get to the bottom of these emotions. Then it can help you to gain skills to manage present and future challenges. Therapy is also a great tool to help you through life changes and transitions.
Immediate openings available! Are you feeling stressed, anxious or overwhelmed? Are you in the midst of a life transition? Therapy can help you to gain understanding and get to the bottom of these emotions. Then it can help you to gain skills to manage present and future challenges. Therapy is also a great tool to help you through life changes and transitions.
(410) 824-5223 View (410) 824-5223
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Joan Furlani
Counselor, MA, LGPC, NCC
Verified
Poolesville, MD 20837
There are a multitude of losses in a person's life, of which the loss of a loved one through death is just one. Often, we find ourselves struggling because we do not realize that we can mourn the loss of a pregnancy, a pet, a dream, or any other number of tangible or intangible things. While grief and mourning are natural processes, sometimes we need additional support and companionship along the way - someone able to create and maintain a safe and welcoming space for the intense emotions the grieving process may entail.
There are a multitude of losses in a person's life, of which the loss of a loved one through death is just one. Often, we find ourselves struggling because we do not realize that we can mourn the loss of a pregnancy, a pet, a dream, or any other number of tangible or intangible things. While grief and mourning are natural processes, sometimes we need additional support and companionship along the way - someone able to create and maintain a safe and welcoming space for the intense emotions the grieving process may entail.
(240) 594-5941 View (240) 594-5941
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Chelsea Hayas-Keller
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C
Verified
1 Endorsed
Poolesville, MD 20837
Hello! Thanks for visiting my profile. I specialize in treating perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, infertility and loss. Regardless of where you are on your journey I will meet you with care, compassion and the support you need to find balance, heal and reach goals that match your needs. I practice with a trauma informed approach and integrate movement, therapeutic yoga, and breathwork to facilitate wellbeing in body, mind and spirit.
Hello! Thanks for visiting my profile. I specialize in treating perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, infertility and loss. Regardless of where you are on your journey I will meet you with care, compassion and the support you need to find balance, heal and reach goals that match your needs. I practice with a trauma informed approach and integrate movement, therapeutic yoga, and breathwork to facilitate wellbeing in body, mind and spirit.
(240) 557-3558 View (240) 557-3558

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Lynn Carlsen
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C
Verified
North Potomac, MD 20878
TELETHERAPY AVAILABLE. My ideal client is one who wants to make a change, or to accept what cannot change, and is willing to look at their ways of thinking, behaving, and relating to others in order to do so. I enjoy working with adults and adolescents to address mood disorders, anxiety, relationship issues, and life transitions in a supportive and non-judgmental environment.
TELETHERAPY AVAILABLE. My ideal client is one who wants to make a change, or to accept what cannot change, and is willing to look at their ways of thinking, behaving, and relating to others in order to do so. I enjoy working with adults and adolescents to address mood disorders, anxiety, relationship issues, and life transitions in a supportive and non-judgmental environment.
(301) 329-4305 View (301) 329-4305
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Cat Graves
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C
Verified
1 Endorsed
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Choosing to engage in therapy is a courageous choice (even when it doesn’t feel that way). In working with children, teens, and adults, I have appreciated and valued the concept of healing the whole person on all levels - body, mind, and spirit. I feel it also important to acknowledge systems that have impacted your life, am socially conscious in my work with clients— all identities, cultures, and types of relationships are welcome.
Choosing to engage in therapy is a courageous choice (even when it doesn’t feel that way). In working with children, teens, and adults, I have appreciated and valued the concept of healing the whole person on all levels - body, mind, and spirit. I feel it also important to acknowledge systems that have impacted your life, am socially conscious in my work with clients— all identities, cultures, and types of relationships are welcome.
(443) 971-3478 View (443) 971-3478
Photo of Stephanie Natter, Art Therapist in Poolesville, MD
Stephanie Natter
Art Therapist, MA, ATR-BC, CGP, LCPAT
Verified
2 Endorsed
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
I understand that there are many things in life that influence us and take a toll on our emotional well-being. I believe that with effective support, guidance and understanding, you have the ability to not only find the answers to your problems, but the strength to make positive changes in your life. Expressive Therapy Center offers a family-focused and individualized approach that is unique to each client and his or her family's needs.
I understand that there are many things in life that influence us and take a toll on our emotional well-being. I believe that with effective support, guidance and understanding, you have the ability to not only find the answers to your problems, but the strength to make positive changes in your life. Expressive Therapy Center offers a family-focused and individualized approach that is unique to each client and his or her family's needs.
(301) 861-4416 View (301) 861-4416
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Lisa Makstein
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, LICSW
Verified
North Potomac, MD 20878  (Online Only)
As a psychotherapist for the past 30+ years, I feel passionate about helping people experience more joy and contentment in their relationships and in their lives. I believe that every crisis or problem that arises also provides an opportunity for healing and growth. Whether you are depressed, anxious, having marital conflicts, parenting difficulties, recovering from a traumatic experience, or in the midst of a life transition, we can problem-solve together and discover new possibilities for you. My style can best be described as interactive and engaging. I am a supportive listener, yet give honest feedback and offer suggestions for positive actions.
As a psychotherapist for the past 30+ years, I feel passionate about helping people experience more joy and contentment in their relationships and in their lives. I believe that every crisis or problem that arises also provides an opportunity for healing and growth. Whether you are depressed, anxious, having marital conflicts, parenting difficulties, recovering from a traumatic experience, or in the midst of a life transition, we can problem-solve together and discover new possibilities for you. My style can best be described as interactive and engaging. I am a supportive listener, yet give honest feedback and offer suggestions for positive actions.
(301) 485-6939 View (301) 485-6939
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Sevena Boughton
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Darnestown, MD 20878
Hello: My name is Sevena Boughton, a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW-C). I have worked with individuals, couples and families seeking counseling for over 30 years. I am passionate about supporting all of my clients through various challenges or trauma and having them experience healing and fulfillment. I have found my style and approach to be a good fit for those 18 years and older- spanning the entire adult life cycle. Those adults dealing with challenges of life transitions and social pressures. This takes the form of anxiety, depression, stress, grief and loss.
Hello: My name is Sevena Boughton, a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW-C). I have worked with individuals, couples and families seeking counseling for over 30 years. I am passionate about supporting all of my clients through various challenges or trauma and having them experience healing and fulfillment. I have found my style and approach to be a good fit for those 18 years and older- spanning the entire adult life cycle. Those adults dealing with challenges of life transitions and social pressures. This takes the form of anxiety, depression, stress, grief and loss.
(410) 883-5477 View (410) 883-5477
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Ellen Levine
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Waitlist for new clients
I provide therapy to adults, couples, adolescents, and children, working with issues including relationship difficulties, life changes, trauma, grief, and emotion regulation. During therapy, I aim to meet you where you’re at and create an emotionally safe space where you can fully express yourself and heal, no matter what challenges you’re facing. I integrate techniques from client-centered, psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, EMDR, EFT, the Gottman Method, and mindfulness- and attachment-based therapies to help clients deal with stress, anxiety, depression, and life events impacting well-being.
I provide therapy to adults, couples, adolescents, and children, working with issues including relationship difficulties, life changes, trauma, grief, and emotion regulation. During therapy, I aim to meet you where you’re at and create an emotionally safe space where you can fully express yourself and heal, no matter what challenges you’re facing. I integrate techniques from client-centered, psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, EMDR, EFT, the Gottman Method, and mindfulness- and attachment-based therapies to help clients deal with stress, anxiety, depression, and life events impacting well-being.
(301) 701-4234 View (301) 701-4234
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Frederick Psychology Center
Psychologist
Verified
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
A well-respected practice serving the Frederick area for over 25 years, the Frederick Psychology Center provides professional, caring service to people seeking psychotherapy and psychological evaluations. We understand people contact us in times of need, so we strive to be responsive and effective. Please visit our website at www.frederickpsychologycenter.com to learn more about our providers and our practice.
A well-respected practice serving the Frederick area for over 25 years, the Frederick Psychology Center provides professional, caring service to people seeking psychotherapy and psychological evaluations. We understand people contact us in times of need, so we strive to be responsive and effective. Please visit our website at www.frederickpsychologycenter.com to learn more about our providers and our practice.
(301) 684-5006 View (301) 684-5006
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Jackie Biscoe
Counselor, LCPC
Verified
2 Endorsed
Germantown, MD 20876  (Online Only)
Stress and trauma take a toll on our bodies both mentally and physically. Therapy can help release that energy and improve overall wellbeing. My approach to therapy is holistic, which means I focus on all of you - physical, mental, social.
Stress and trauma take a toll on our bodies both mentally and physically. Therapy can help release that energy and improve overall wellbeing. My approach to therapy is holistic, which means I focus on all of you - physical, mental, social.
(410) 919-4947 View (410) 919-4947
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Kendra E Woolley
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C
Verified
1 Endorsed
Germantown, MD 20876
Kendra specializes in helping clients with anxiety, depression, ADHD, and trauma. Her experience also included helping those who have experienced emotional and physical abuse, sexual trauma, parental/caregiver substance abuse issues, and an array of family issues.
Kendra specializes in helping clients with anxiety, depression, ADHD, and trauma. Her experience also included helping those who have experienced emotional and physical abuse, sexual trauma, parental/caregiver substance abuse issues, and an array of family issues.
(240) 617-4949 View (240) 617-4949
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Nancy Anne Lamberti
Counselor, MSc, LCPC, LPC
Verified
North Potomac, MD 20878  (Online Only)
TELETHERAPY APPOINTMENTS. I am an experienced, mature therapist who has provided therapy to those fighting addictions and mental health issues for over 15 years. I offer supportive counseling combined with assessment, planning and evidence-based techniques (CBT, DBT) to teach clients new ways to cope and move forward toward their goals. If you are struggling with problem behaviors, painful moods and other mental health issues, there is hope. I know that together, we can create a plan that supports the change you want.
TELETHERAPY APPOINTMENTS. I am an experienced, mature therapist who has provided therapy to those fighting addictions and mental health issues for over 15 years. I offer supportive counseling combined with assessment, planning and evidence-based techniques (CBT, DBT) to teach clients new ways to cope and move forward toward their goals. If you are struggling with problem behaviors, painful moods and other mental health issues, there is hope. I know that together, we can create a plan that supports the change you want.
(301) 861-0937 View (301) 861-0937

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Number of Therapists in Poolesville, MD

10+

Average cost per session

$150

Therapists in Poolesville, MD who prioritize treating:

80% Depression
80% Anxiety
70% Coping Skills
70% Life Transitions
60% Relationship Issues
60% Self Esteem
50% Grief

Average years in practice

13 Years

Top 3 insurances accepted

100% Cigna and Evernorth
80% CareFirst
60% BlueCross and BlueShield

How Therapists in Poolesville, MD see their clients

60% In Person and Online
40% Online Only

Gender breakdown

89% Female
11% Male

FAQs - About Therapy and Counseling

How can I find a therapist in Poolesville?

Search for nearby therapists or counselors by inputting your city, town, or suburb; or zip code; or a provider’s name into the search bar. From there, you can filter providers by the issues they treat, cost, insurance, gender, and other factors to find providers who are well-suited to your needs. To navigate between locations within the same country, enter a new city or zip code into the search bar.

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Is everyone in the Psychology Today Therapy Directory a licensed therapist?

The Psychology Today directory lists providers who offer legitimate mental health services to the public, including psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, and counselors.

Many have been licensed by the country or state where they practice; providers whose license or primary credential has been verified by Psychology Today are signified by a “Verified” symbol. Some clinicians or organizations provide services for which their state or country does not offer licenses, such as pastoral counseling. They may be selectively included without the “Verified” seal.

What’s the difference between a psychologist, a therapist, and a counselor?

Therapists, psychologists, and counselors are all licensed mental health professionals. In the US, psychologists have earned a doctoral degree. The terms “therapist” and “counselor” are used somewhat interchangeably, but generally therapists offer longer-term, mental health care, while counselors offer shorter-term care that may focus on one domain, such as marriage, career, or academic challenges.

Clients should consider factors such as insurance coverage and their primary reason(s) for seeking therapy to determine the type of professional best suited to their needs. Someone struggling with mental health challenges such as depression or anxiety, for example, may wish to seek out a clinical psychologist or therapist, while someone navigating career obstacles or marital upheaval may benefit from seeing a counselor who can offer short-term, targeted support.

What type of therapy is right for me?

The type of therapy best suited to a particular individual depends on several factors, including their primary reason for seeking therapy, their preferred timeline (some therapy types last for a set number of sessions, while others are open-ended), and their personality and preferences—some may prefer a more structured approach. For many individuals, multiple types of therapy could provide a good fit.

How much does therapy cost?

The cost of therapy depends on a number of variables, including location and the therapist’s experience and training. On average, a therapy session in the United States could cost between $100 and $200 or more. If you have insurance, the expense of mental health care is typically lower, but it varies based on your insurance plan details and whether you choose an in-network or out-of-network mental healthcare provider.

What are more affordable or low cost therapy solutions?

Many therapists offer sliding scale payments, usually on a limited number of slots, which consists in an agreement between the therapist and a client to pay a reduced rate. Therapists who provide such arrangements often consider the client's income or ability to pay, but the extent of the discount is ultimately at the therapist's discretion. Furthermore, while group therapy may have different goals and benefits compared to individual therapy, it can be a more affordable solution to address certain types of issues.

Is online therapy cheaper than in-person therapy?

Many therapists charge the same amount for online therapy as they do for in-person therapy—though clients may still find this cost-effective if it cuts down on their transportation costs. Health insurance plans often offer equivalent coverage for online and in-person therapy; indeed, in many places, they are legally required to do so. Text-based or on-demand therapy apps may be cheaper than traditional one-on-one psychotherapy; however, the practice may be less effective and is not likely to be covered by insurance.

Is online therapy a good option?

Therapy conducted online can be just as effective as in-person therapy, as long as there is a strong alliance between the client and the therapist. To find a therapist who provides telehealth services to clients in your area, click “Online Therapy” on the directory homepage and search by your city or town or your zip code.

Are therapy sessions confidential?

Confidentiality is a crucial part of the therapeutic relationship. Therapists in the United States are bound by the regulations set out by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), which aims to protect sensitive health information. With very few exceptions, a therapist will only discuss their client with others when the client has given their written permission. The instances in which a therapist would be required to disclose personal information are: if a client poses a danger to themselves or others, if the therapist suspects the abuse of a child or an elderly or otherwise dependent adult, or if they are legally forced to by court order. These exceptions to the confidentiality agreement are usually discussed with a client before their first session.