Molly J. McDonald

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, LICSW, MBA, CDM, CSAT-C

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Molly J. McDonald

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, LICSW, MBA, CDM, CSAT-C


Location

Offers video and phone sessions

Behavior Works LLC
4701 Willard Avenue
Suite 1119
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(202) 765-3876

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Behavior Works, LLC.
6181 Executive Boulevard
North Bethesda, MD 20852
(202) 765-3876
I provide Psychotherapy, Life & Clinical Coaching, Divorce Coaching & Mediation, Financial psychology counseling & expatriate counseling for individuals, couples and families; treatment and intervention for those affected by mood disorders (depression and anxiety), trauma, grief, loss and professional & personal transition. I have lived abroad, experienced numerous cultural, personal, and professional transitions myself which I draw on in my work. My combined background in mental health & business gives me a unique perspective that allows me to work with individuals who are facing challenges in their personal and professional lives.
I meet clients where they are to determine the most appropriate path & to set a customized therapeutic treatment plan. I work with many indivduals but, my "sweet spot" clients are young adult, middle-aged men & women in the midst of personal and/or professional transition, those struggling with anxiety, avoidance, attachment disorders, divorce & addiction.
I endeavour to form a theraputetic alliance with everyone I work with. I strive to provide an atmosphere which engenders trust and empathy; where individuals can feel safe, heard and seen. However, I also feel it is important to challenge my clients and guide them to step outside of their comfort zone in a trusted space.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $100 - $300
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa, Wire
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 11 Years
  • School: University of Maryland School of Social Work
  • Year Graduated: 2013
  • License and State: 19543 Maryland

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Board of Social Work Examiners State of Maryland / LCSW-C 19543
  • Certificate Date: 2018
  • Certificate: DC Licensing Board of Social Work / LC50081072
  • Certificate Date: 2016

Molly J. McDonald's Groups

The Psychology of Spending

Molly J. McDonald, LICSW, MBA, leads an instructional group exploration to help you identify what your money personality is, how it is connected to your mental health and wellbeing, and how to manage your money LIFE. Molly is a psychotherapist who works with individuals, couples and families. She also has an MBA and a long career in business, finance and investment. She counsels individuals on mental health challenges, but has also worked with individuals in career transition and provided financial planning and coaching. She understands how inextricably linked our money "personality" is to our mental health and wellbeing and has incorporated both into her practice.

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Betrayal Trauma Support Group

Betrayal Trauma Support Group: This group is being offered for partners of sex addicts that are looking for a place to heal and connect with others that have experienced betrayal trauma. Group max of 6.

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Location

Behavior Works LLC
4701 Willard Avenue
Suite 1119
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
(202) 765-3876
Offers video and phone sessions

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Other Location +

Additional Location

Behavior Works, LLC.
6181 Executive Boulevard
North Bethesda, MD 20852
(202) 765-3876
Specialties
  • Mood Disorders
  • Relationship Issues
  • Addiction
Issues
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Career Counseling
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Divorce Coaching and Mediation
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Family Conflict
  • Financial Psychology
  • Grief
  • Hoarding
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Self Esteem
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues
Mental Health
  • Thinking Disorders
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Asian
I also speak: French, French and Spanish
Faith: Islam
Age
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Cancer
  • Gay Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Queer Allied
  • Sex Worker Allied
  • Veterans

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Adlerian
  • Attachment-based
  • Behavioral Activation Treatment for Depression
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt
  • Gottman Method
  • Humanistic
  • Imago
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Jungian
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Multicultural
  • Narrative
  • Person-Centered
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
  • Walking and Forest Therapy
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group

Links

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Last Modified: 27 Jun 2020
Molly J. McDonald, LCSW-C, LICSW, MBA, CDM, CSAT-C, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Chevy Chase

Molly J. McDonald

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, LICSW, MBA, CDM, CSAT-C