Psychological Associate, Psy.D, M.Ed
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"Dr. Irini Gouzos received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, along with a Master in Human Sexuality from Widener University. She has worked with diverse individuals of different races, ethnicities, religions, age, and sexual orientations in a variety of settings including inpatient hospitals, and outpatient practices. Dr. Gouzos completed one of her internships at the exclusive Keystone Extended Care Unit, in Chester, PA where she worked with individuals struggling with sexual compulsivity and trauma; this placement fostered her interest in working with individuals that struggle in relationships, and with attachment."
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
(301) 234-7257
Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
"Dr. Irini Gouzos received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, along with a Master in Human Sexuality from Widener University. She has worked with diverse individuals of different races, ethnicities, religions, age, and sexual orientations in a variety of settings including inpatient hospitals, and outpatient practices. Dr. Gouzos completed one of her internships at the exclusive Keystone Extended Care Unit, in Chester, PA where she worked with individuals struggling with sexual compulsivity and trauma; this placement fostered her interest in working with individuals that struggle in relationships, and with attachment."
Mary Carlough, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"Taking that first step towards seeking support and selecting the right therapist can be daunting. If you're looking to work with a warm, compassionate and effective therapist I welcome you to learn more about me, my therapeutic approaches and practice. My goal is to provide a safe, supportive therapeutic space in which you can share your feelings, gain insight, and learn strategies to cope with loss, life transitions, relationship difficulties, addiction, depression, anxiety, ADHD, failure to launch, family or work challenges. I provide individual, couples, family and group therapy."
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
(240) 339-6853
Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
"Taking that first step towards seeking support and selecting the right therapist can be daunting. If you're looking to work with a warm, compassionate and effective therapist I welcome you to learn more about me, my therapeutic approaches and practice. My goal is to provide a safe, supportive therapeutic space in which you can share your feelings, gain insight, and learn strategies to cope with loss, life transitions, relationship difficulties, addiction, depression, anxiety, ADHD, failure to launch, family or work challenges. I provide individual, couples, family and group therapy."
Kim Ramsey, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, CSAT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20817
"I have an eclectic background with a primary focus on treatment of trauma and sex addiction. I believe your therapist should challenge you to push past your comfort zone in a safe and trusting environment. I can teach you the skills you need to explore your emotions without being overwhelmed as you work toward creating real and lasting change in your life."
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
(404) 998-4820
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20817
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Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
"I have an eclectic background with a primary focus on treatment of trauma and sex addiction. I believe your therapist should challenge you to push past your comfort zone in a safe and trusting environment. I can teach you the skills you need to explore your emotions without being overwhelmed as you work toward creating real and lasting change in your life."
Sequence Counseling & Consulting Services, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20817
"How does anyone choose a therapist? The variety of options are daunting, and while many, many people have been to or go to a therapist, it is not a topic easily discussed, so it can be hard to find a recommendation. Many people resort to picking the person whose face looked nice, or went to a school they recognize, or work in a convenient location or accept their insurance. Often these techniques are sufficient, but when they are not it is a great loss, as it takes so much courage to look for a therapist in the first place."
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
(240) 428-2646
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20817
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Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
"How does anyone choose a therapist? The variety of options are daunting, and while many, many people have been to or go to a therapist, it is not a topic easily discussed, so it can be hard to find a recommendation. Many people resort to picking the person whose face looked nice, or went to a school they recognize, or work in a convenient location or accept their insurance. Often these techniques are sufficient, but when they are not it is a great loss, as it takes so much courage to look for a therapist in the first place."
Thomas Rea, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, CST, CSCT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"I provide therapeutic services and support to help individuals and partner(s) who are experiencing sexual concerns. Many issues can contribute to impaired sexual functioning and desire like anxiety, depression, anger, low self-esteem and unhappiness. Additionally, sexual concerns can also be the result of a medical condition, medications, stress or relationship difficulties. I specialize in helping people and partner(s) resolve their sexual concerns, along with other psychological issues, using a broad base of treatment approaches."
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
(301) 476-4361
Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
"I provide therapeutic services and support to help individuals and partner(s) who are experiencing sexual concerns. Many issues can contribute to impaired sexual functioning and desire like anxiety, depression, anger, low self-esteem and unhappiness. Additionally, sexual concerns can also be the result of a medical condition, medications, stress or relationship difficulties. I specialize in helping people and partner(s) resolve their sexual concerns, along with other psychological issues, using a broad base of treatment approaches."
Orly Jalowski, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20815
"You absolutely have the power to regain control and clarity in your life. Please don't continue to suffer in silence! Investing in your mental health is a necessary yet often overlooked part of your overall health. Contrary to what social media and movies tell us, mental health is not about being happy all the time! What would mental health and wellbeing look like for you right now and in the future?"
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
(301) 327-2037
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20815
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Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
"You absolutely have the power to regain control and clarity in your life. Please don't continue to suffer in silence! Investing in your mental health is a necessary yet often overlooked part of your overall health. Contrary to what social media and movies tell us, mental health is not about being happy all the time! What would mental health and wellbeing look like for you right now and in the future?"
Laura Goldstein, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LCMFT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20817
"Everyone has "stuff" and no "stuff" is too big or too small to deserve extra care. As a therapist, it is my job to help you feel comfortable, understood, and safe so that you can improve your quality of life. Together we will set goals for changing and/or coping with whatever "stuff" in life you are experiencing to promote your inner strengths and identify your growth opportunities."
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
(240) 847-0621
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20817
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Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
"Everyone has "stuff" and no "stuff" is too big or too small to deserve extra care. As a therapist, it is my job to help you feel comfortable, understood, and safe so that you can improve your quality of life. Together we will set goals for changing and/or coping with whatever "stuff" in life you are experiencing to promote your inner strengths and identify your growth opportunities."
Jane Baxter, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, MSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20817
"Feeling heard -- with thoughtfulness and curiosity -- and being challenged, helps you develop insight and strategies for life changes. Patients tell me they appreciate the rewards of our collaborative process, and their lives show the benefits. Together, we will explore your life, deciphering your questions and building upon your strengths. We will look at problematic behaviors and patterns, identify blockages to your goals, and work together to achieve happiness and success. In addition to relationship issues and mood disorders, I was voted as one of the areas' best therapists in a recent Washingtonian Magazine."
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
(202) 509-0646
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20817
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Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
"Feeling heard -- with thoughtfulness and curiosity -- and being challenged, helps you develop insight and strategies for life changes. Patients tell me they appreciate the rewards of our collaborative process, and their lives show the benefits. Together, we will explore your life, deciphering your questions and building upon your strengths. We will look at problematic behaviors and patterns, identify blockages to your goals, and work together to achieve happiness and success. In addition to relationship issues and mood disorders, I was voted as one of the areas' best therapists in a recent Washingtonian Magazine."
Stefanie Gilbert, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 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."
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
(202) 817-2168
Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
"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."
Kyle T Collins, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"Kyle Collins is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker with a passion for creating an affirming space in which to work with a diverse array of clientele. Kyle has his Masters of Social Work from the University of Maryland School of Social Work with a focus in Behavioral Health and the integration of behavioral health in overall wellness. In meeting the needs of a wide range of clients, Kyle uses a range of therapeutic modalities and theories including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness and adult attachment theory. Kyle also offers sex therapy to individuals and couples. "
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
(301) 234-7916
Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
"Kyle Collins is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker with a passion for creating an affirming space in which to work with a diverse array of clientele. Kyle has his Masters of Social Work from the University of Maryland School of Social Work with a focus in Behavioral Health and the integration of behavioral health in overall wellness. In meeting the needs of a wide range of clients, Kyle uses a range of therapeutic modalities and theories including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness and adult attachment theory. Kyle also offers sex therapy to individuals and couples. "
Stewart A Zelman, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20817
"Clients (individuals or couples) in need of help with relationship issues, self-esteem concerns, depression, anxiety, and motivation will benefit from my approach. I've developed specific treatment modalities which create goal achievement in a solution focused atmosphere. With the future in sight, we work together to make your dreams reality."
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
(301) 485-6914
Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20817
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Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
"Clients (individuals or couples) in need of help with relationship issues, self-esteem concerns, depression, anxiety, and motivation will benefit from my approach. I've developed specific treatment modalities which create goal achievement in a solution focused atmosphere. With the future in sight, we work together to make your dreams reality."
The Counseling Center of Maryland, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, NCC, MA
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"The professionals at The Counseling Center of Maryland use a variety of techniques to help improve the quality of life for individuals, couples, groups, and families. Through our strength-based and collaborative approach, we offer new insights that enable our clients to see things from different perspectives. We provide treatment and counseling for anxiety, depression, grief, emotional regulation issues, self-esteem, relationship concerns, and parenting. Through active and evidence based strategies we help empower our clients to make choices that evoke positive changes in their lives. Together, we will look at feelings, thoughts and behaviors as vehicles to affirmative changes."
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
(301) 918-5182
Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
"The professionals at The Counseling Center of Maryland use a variety of techniques to help improve the quality of life for individuals, couples, groups, and families. Through our strength-based and collaborative approach, we offer new insights that enable our clients to see things from different perspectives. We provide treatment and counseling for anxiety, depression, grief, emotional regulation issues, self-esteem, relationship concerns, and parenting. Through active and evidence based strategies we help empower our clients to make choices that evoke positive changes in their lives. Together, we will look at feelings, thoughts and behaviors as vehicles to affirmative changes."
Alan L Marcus, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"Picking a therapist to work with can be overwhelming. Feeling comfortable and understood by your therapist is critical. During our first session we will explore what brought you to me. Together we identify your struggles, develop a treatment plan, discuss whether you feel comfortable with me, and that our plan makes sense to you. I am a Licensed Psychologist with over 20 years of experience. A certified IMAGO, Gottman, Equine Assisted and Diplomat in Sex Therapy, we will talk openly and candidly about your life. Together, we will explore your concerns, past and present and mindfully identify changes for you to consider."
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
(301) 744-8759
Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
"Picking a therapist to work with can be overwhelming. Feeling comfortable and understood by your therapist is critical. During our first session we will explore what brought you to me. Together we identify your struggles, develop a treatment plan, discuss whether you feel comfortable with me, and that our plan makes sense to you. I am a Licensed Psychologist with over 20 years of experience. A certified IMAGO, Gottman, Equine Assisted and Diplomat in Sex Therapy, we will talk openly and candidly about your life. Together, we will explore your concerns, past and present and mindfully identify changes for you to consider."
Kathleen Pearce, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"If you need help managing trauma, post-traumatic stress, addiction recovery or any of life's transitions, I am here to help you. Peace of Mind Wellness, LLC in Rockville, Maryland is a psychotherapy practice designed to assist you in navigating these common challenges. I have 10 years of experience providing mental health services. First appts will be in-person, and subsequent appts will be via Tele-mental health on an easy-to-use HIPAA approved platform online. If you would like a phone consultation at no charge to determine if this is the right place for you and schedule, please call. I'm currently not accepting new clients."
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
(301) 281-4157
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
"If you need help managing trauma, post-traumatic stress, addiction recovery or any of life's transitions, I am here to help you. Peace of Mind Wellness, LLC in Rockville, Maryland is a psychotherapy practice designed to assist you in navigating these common challenges. I have 10 years of experience providing mental health services. First appts will be in-person, and subsequent appts will be via Tele-mental health on an easy-to-use HIPAA approved platform online. If you would like a phone consultation at no charge to determine if this is the right place for you and schedule, please call. I'm currently not accepting new clients."
Carolyn (Carrie) J Hansen, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, MSW, LCSW-C
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"Do you want more happiness and success in your life? Do you want to reduce stress and have healthier relationships? Has it been hard getting what you want out of life and having people understand what's really on your mind and in your heart? Are those you love not being loving?. When the things we want the most seem out of reach, we can feel anxious, depressed and even angry. Learn to get more of what you want from life and feel more understood, respected, loved and successful Transform your life. WE CAN HELP AND WE DO!"
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
(301) 456-0137 x7
Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
"Do you want more happiness and success in your life? Do you want to reduce stress and have healthier relationships? Has it been hard getting what you want out of life and having people understand what's really on your mind and in your heart? Are those you love not being loving?. When the things we want the most seem out of reach, we can feel anxious, depressed and even angry. Learn to get more of what you want from life and feel more understood, respected, loved and successful Transform your life. WE CAN HELP AND WE DO!"
Emily P Houck, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20817
"My clinical training and professional background is in community counseling, with a focus on addictions, mental health disorders, and grief and trauma. I work with children (age 5 and up), adolescents, and adults. My therapeutic presence is naturally open, accepting, and warm. I am very goal-oriented with my clients, as I believe in making the therapeutic process as productive, solution-focused, and meaningful as possible. I do work with clients to gain insight into how experiences from the past inform their present, but I do this in a way that focuses on working toward solving problems in the here-and-now."
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
(301) 710-9293
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20817
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Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
"My clinical training and professional background is in community counseling, with a focus on addictions, mental health disorders, and grief and trauma. I work with children (age 5 and up), adolescents, and adults. My therapeutic presence is naturally open, accepting, and warm. I am very goal-oriented with my clients, as I believe in making the therapeutic process as productive, solution-focused, and meaningful as possible. I do work with clients to gain insight into how experiences from the past inform their present, but I do this in a way that focuses on working toward solving problems in the here-and-now."
Classen-Miller and Associates, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, MSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"CLASSEN-MILLER & ASSOCIATES LLC is a group practice of experienced psychotherapists who are licensed at the highest level of their profession. We accept most insurance plans and work with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families, Our clinicians reflect the full diversity of our community. We provide a safe and nonjudgmental environment that enables our clients to work towards solutions, develop coping skills and have a better understanding of the issues that interfere with self-esteem and a sense of well being. We offer a full range of clinical approaches such as DBT, CBT, psychodynamic, eclectic, family systems, Solution Focused Brief, coaching, play therapy."
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
(301) 918-5312
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
"CLASSEN-MILLER & ASSOCIATES LLC is a group practice of experienced psychotherapists who are licensed at the highest level of their profession. We accept most insurance plans and work with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families, Our clinicians reflect the full diversity of our community. We provide a safe and nonjudgmental environment that enables our clients to work towards solutions, develop coping skills and have a better understanding of the issues that interfere with self-esteem and a sense of well being. We offer a full range of clinical approaches such as DBT, CBT, psychodynamic, eclectic, family systems, Solution Focused Brief, coaching, play therapy."
Randi Wortman, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"I have a passion for walking people through the therapeutic process, for healing old wounds, solving problems and seeing profound changes in my clients' lives. All of my clients are my ideal clients. I love the psychotherapy process, both personally and professionally. In my opinion psychotherapy is both a necessity and a luxury in staying sane. Taking the time to care about yourself and/or your family, children or loved ones, focusing on what is hurting and not working well and trusting me to offer perspectives, insights, connections, ideas, advice, and understanding can turn most challenging situations around."
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
(301) 684-5184
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
"I have a passion for walking people through the therapeutic process, for healing old wounds, solving problems and seeing profound changes in my clients' lives. All of my clients are my ideal clients. I love the psychotherapy process, both personally and professionally. In my opinion psychotherapy is both a necessity and a luxury in staying sane. Taking the time to care about yourself and/or your family, children or loved ones, focusing on what is hurting and not working well and trusting me to offer perspectives, insights, connections, ideas, advice, and understanding can turn most challenging situations around."
Kathleen M McNulty, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, LICSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"Do you worry that you are not a good enough parent, partner or friend? Do you have trouble getting to sleep when you are overloaded with thoughts about mistakes you've made? Do you wake up most mornings feeling depressed or anxious? Are your moods swinging- you have a short fuse- or are you shutting down? If yes, you could be suffering from depression & anxiety. The cause could be chemical-due to a family history or it could be situational-due to a loss or traumatic event. Traumatic events include becoming a caregiver to a family member with mental illness."
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
(301) 825-8805
Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
"Do you worry that you are not a good enough parent, partner or friend? Do you have trouble getting to sleep when you are overloaded with thoughts about mistakes you've made? Do you wake up most mornings feeling depressed or anxious? Are your moods swinging- you have a short fuse- or are you shutting down? If yes, you could be suffering from depression & anxiety. The cause could be chemical-due to a family history or it could be situational-due to a loss or traumatic event. Traumatic events include becoming a caregiver to a family member with mental illness."
Center for Holistic Mental Health & Sexual Therapy, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20817
"Do you wish for a better sex life? Do you wish you were happier in your relationship? Wish you could find love in your life? Been a victim of a trauma that is impacting your relationship or your sex life? We can help light the way to a happier life, healthier relationship and more satisfaction in the bedroom. With our holistic and evidence based approaches to sex therapy and couples counseling we can help bring back the joy in your relationship and your life. Contact me today and let's being the journey toward a happier life and relationship."
Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
(240) 428-6634
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20817
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Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
Addiction
"Do you wish for a better sex life? Do you wish you were happier in your relationship? Wish you could find love in your life? Been a victim of a trauma that is impacting your relationship or your sex life? We can help light the way to a happier life, healthier relationship and more satisfaction in the bedroom. With our holistic and evidence based approaches to sex therapy and couples counseling we can help bring back the joy in your relationship and your life. Contact me today and let's being the journey toward a happier life and relationship."

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Mindfulness-Based (MBCT) Therapists
For clients in Bethesda with chronic pain, hypertension, heart disease, cancer, and other health issues such as anxiety and depression, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, or MBCT, is a two-part therapy that aims to reduce stress, manage pain, and embrace the freedom to respond to situations by choice. MCBT blends two disciplines--cognitive therapy and mindfulness. Mindfulness helps by reflecting on moments and thoughts without passing judgment. MBCT clients pay close attention to their feelings to reach an objective mindset, thus viewing and combating life's unpleasant occurrences.

Mindfulness Based therapists in Bethesda can help with issues like anxiety and depression in their role as Bethesda MBCT therapists.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Bethesda are able to work with a wide range of issues.

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.