Julieta Macias
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, PhD Verified
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Offers online therapy
Are you Sad? Angry? Anxious? Do you suffer with OCD? Together we can better understand the challenges you are facing. I will validate your strengths and offer you skills to navigate through the darkness and confusion. I work with individuals and families determined to reach personal and professional goals. Clients learn to maintain mindsets for success. They have happier and more satisfying lives. Feel free to contact me with questions.
(240) 949-4109
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Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Offers online therapy
Are you Sad? Angry? Anxious? Do you suffer with OCD? Together we can better understand the challenges you are facing. I will validate your strengths and offer you skills to navigate through the darkness and confusion. I work with individuals and families determined to reach personal and professional goals. Clients learn to maintain mindsets for success. They have happier and more satisfying lives. Feel free to contact me with questions.
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Christine Sylvest
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Office is near:
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Offers online therapy
I help children and adolescents who are showing signs of anxiety, OCD and depression. I am here to provide evidence-based treatment for these symptoms and compassionate support to parents and families.
(301) 327-2626
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Office is near:
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Offers online therapy
I help children and adolescents who are showing signs of anxiety, OCD and depression. I am here to provide evidence-based treatment for these symptoms and compassionate support to parents and families.
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Renee L DeBoard-Lucas
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Office is near:
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Dr. Renee DeBoard-Lucas is a licensed psychologist with over 15 years of experience treating trauma and anxiety in children, teens, and adults. She is passionate about using evidence based treatments because these treatments work and instill hope that people can get better! Dr. DeBoard-Lucas loves working working with kids, teens, and adults. She is nationally certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and has experience implementing Prolonged Exposure therapy. Dr. DeBoard-Lucas also provides Exposure and Response Prevention and Habit Reversal Training for OCD & Tic Disorders.
(740) 761-4797
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Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Dr. Renee DeBoard-Lucas is a licensed psychologist with over 15 years of experience treating trauma and anxiety in children, teens, and adults. She is passionate about using evidence based treatments because these treatments work and instill hope that people can get better! Dr. DeBoard-Lucas loves working working with kids, teens, and adults. She is nationally certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) and has experience implementing Prolonged Exposure therapy. Dr. DeBoard-Lucas also provides Exposure and Response Prevention and Habit Reversal Training for OCD & Tic Disorders.
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Laurie Steinberg
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC, NCC Verified
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Offers online therapy
Are you a child, adolescent or parent who is struggling with Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, OCD, and/or PANDAS/PANS? If so, you have found the right therapist. I work with children, teens, and parents on issues that impact their everyday life. With a focus on problem solving, coping skills, and social skills, clients discover how to work through their symptoms and best manage their challenges. My treatment uses a "foundation approach" which involves working to find the core issues behind a problem.
(301) 321-8302
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Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Offers online therapy
Are you a child, adolescent or parent who is struggling with Anxiety, Depression, ADHD, OCD, and/or PANDAS/PANS? If so, you have found the right therapist. I work with children, teens, and parents on issues that impact their everyday life. With a focus on problem solving, coping skills, and social skills, clients discover how to work through their symptoms and best manage their challenges. My treatment uses a "foundation approach" which involves working to find the core issues behind a problem.
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Kelly Wright
Counselor, LCPC Verified
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Offers online therapy
I specialize in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in the treatment of anxiety and related disorders including, specific phobias, panic disorder, OCD, generalized anxiety disorder and depression.
Welcome. Therapy is a place to reflect on your life, relationships, and behaviors. It is a place, free of judgement and biases where you and I will work together to understand what motivates your choices and behaviors. We will discover your unique goals and individual path to a more peaceful and fulfilled life. Together, will work towards change by managing unwanted thoughts and behaviors and identifying coping strategies to help you navigate a variety of life's challenges.
(240) 392-3905
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Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Offers online therapy
I specialize in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in the treatment of anxiety and related disorders including, specific phobias, panic disorder, OCD, generalized anxiety disorder and depression.
Welcome. Therapy is a place to reflect on your life, relationships, and behaviors. It is a place, free of judgement and biases where you and I will work together to understand what motivates your choices and behaviors. We will discover your unique goals and individual path to a more peaceful and fulfilled life. Together, will work towards change by managing unwanted thoughts and behaviors and identifying coping strategies to help you navigate a variety of life's challenges.
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Kimberly Parker Wells
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C Verified
Office is near:
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Ms. Wells is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a Court Approved Parent Coordinator (PC) & offers more than 24 years of experience treating children, adolescents, & adults. She specializes in working with individuals & families who may be experiencing anxiety, depression, OCD, ADHD, or other behavioral disorders. She is a sought-after PC who works with families going through separation/divorce, facilitates Reunification with parents, & helps resolve visitation/custody concerns. Ms. Wells is considered a leading expert at helping families going through life transitions, interpersonal issues, overall adjustments to daily life
(301) 960-3304
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Office is near:
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Ms. Wells is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, a Court Approved Parent Coordinator (PC) & offers more than 24 years of experience treating children, adolescents, & adults. She specializes in working with individuals & families who may be experiencing anxiety, depression, OCD, ADHD, or other behavioral disorders. She is a sought-after PC who works with families going through separation/divorce, facilitates Reunification with parents, & helps resolve visitation/custody concerns. Ms. Wells is considered a leading expert at helping families going through life transitions, interpersonal issues, overall adjustments to daily life
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Marina Tudor
Counselor, MA, MS, NCC, LCPC, EMDR Verified
Office is near:
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Teacher, and as a Counselor with clients with a variety of issues (ASD's, TBI, Down, depression, anxiety, bipolar, OCD, dementia, addiction, substance abuse, aging, relationships) from Hispanic/ Latino, African-American, Asian and European backgrounds.
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 dynamic/ creative, I use techniques involving EMDR, visuals, movement, drawing, meditation, videos, reflection. Together, we'll create strategies that can take you where you want to be in your inner balance circumstances.
(301) 691-4015
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Office is near:
Gaithersburg, MD 20879
Teacher, and as a Counselor with clients with a variety of issues (ASD's, TBI, Down, depression, anxiety, bipolar, OCD, dementia, addiction, substance abuse, aging, relationships) from Hispanic/ Latino, African-American, Asian and European backgrounds.
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 dynamic/ creative, I use techniques involving EMDR, visuals, movement, drawing, meditation, videos, reflection. Together, we'll create strategies that can take you where you want to be in your inner balance circumstances.
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Amy Pelletier
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C Verified
Office is near:
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Amy has over a decade of experience working with children, adolescents, and families in a variety of settings, including outpatient mental health, school-based, and private practice. She is dedicated to helping children and families navigate life’s challenges. Amy’s approach to therapy involves creating a safe and supportive environment for her clients where she uses cognitive behavioral therapy and play therapy techniques to help clients experiencing a range difficulties, including anxiety, OCD, depression, ADHD, emotional dysregulation, and behavior issues.
(301) 417-5840
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Office is near:
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Amy has over a decade of experience working with children, adolescents, and families in a variety of settings, including outpatient mental health, school-based, and private practice. She is dedicated to helping children and families navigate life’s challenges. Amy’s approach to therapy involves creating a safe and supportive environment for her clients where she uses cognitive behavioral therapy and play therapy techniques to help clients experiencing a range difficulties, including anxiety, OCD, depression, ADHD, emotional dysregulation, and behavior issues.
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Jessica Parrish
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Office is near:
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Not accepting new clients
I am a clinical psychologist with expertise in providing psychotherapy to children, teens, young adults, and parents. I have experience treating anxiety, phobias, selective mutism, OCD, school refusal, depression, ADHD, parent-child conflict, adjustment issues and behavioral issues. I utilize a primarily cognitive behavioral approach to therapy and integrate family systems and mindfulness-based approaches as well. I enjoy creatively tailoring treatment to engage children at their developmental level. I provide parent training and help parents learn how to best support their children and respond to their distress.
(301) 453-8144
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Office is near:
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Not accepting new clients
I am a clinical psychologist with expertise in providing psychotherapy to children, teens, young adults, and parents. I have experience treating anxiety, phobias, selective mutism, OCD, school refusal, depression, ADHD, parent-child conflict, adjustment issues and behavioral issues. I utilize a primarily cognitive behavioral approach to therapy and integrate family systems and mindfulness-based approaches as well. I enjoy creatively tailoring treatment to engage children at their developmental level. I provide parent training and help parents learn how to best support their children and respond to their distress.
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Elsie Gordon
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Not accepting new clients
I appreciate the time you have taken to look up my profile, as the process of finding a therapist can be daunting. But it is well worth the effort when you find one with whom you can work collaboratively in your journey of growth and healing.
(240) 575-6449
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Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Not accepting new clients
I appreciate the time you have taken to look up my profile, as the process of finding a therapist can be daunting. But it is well worth the effort when you find one with whom you can work collaboratively in your journey of growth and healing.
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Janice N. Vassallo, MA, LCPC, NCC
Counselor, MA, LCPC, NCC Verified
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Hello and welcome! Please feel free to call me for a free 15-minute telephone consultation to address your problem and make the best decision to start therapy. I am committed to creating an emotionally safe, confidential, healing environment with you to successfully make the changes you most desire in your life. My integral psychotherapy approach activates the change process by addressing all aspects of one's individual, relationship (couples, families, peers) and work needs including cognitive/intellectual functioning, emotional health, physical health, spiritual outlook and environmental influences.
(240) 348-6049
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Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Hello and welcome! Please feel free to call me for a free 15-minute telephone consultation to address your problem and make the best decision to start therapy. I am committed to creating an emotionally safe, confidential, healing environment with you to successfully make the changes you most desire in your life. My integral psychotherapy approach activates the change process by addressing all aspects of one's individual, relationship (couples, families, peers) and work needs including cognitive/intellectual functioning, emotional health, physical health, spiritual outlook and environmental influences.
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Sung Hye Natalia Oh
Counselor, LCPC Verified
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
I have been working with children, adolescent, young adult, adult, and family for almost 20 years, in various, clinical, non-clinical settings; with transitional issues, adjustment issues, self esteem, emotional distress, behavioral issues, ADHD, trauma, grief, among others. I am eclectic, and use CBT, BT, ACT, Mindfulness, Play Therapy, Client Centered, and Brief Solution Focused among others. I have been working with belief that healthy, balanced state of being is an acquired skill, every individual has sufficient inner strengths to be reminded of or to be uncovered, and with a right help, individuals and families can reach peace and harmony.
(240) 428-2168
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Gaithersburg, MD 20878
I have been working with children, adolescent, young adult, adult, and family for almost 20 years, in various, clinical, non-clinical settings; with transitional issues, adjustment issues, self esteem, emotional distress, behavioral issues, ADHD, trauma, grief, among others. I am eclectic, and use CBT, BT, ACT, Mindfulness, Play Therapy, Client Centered, and Brief Solution Focused among others. I have been working with belief that healthy, balanced state of being is an acquired skill, every individual has sufficient inner strengths to be reminded of or to be uncovered, and with a right help, individuals and families can reach peace and harmony.
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Brandon Jackson-Mills
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Offers online therapy
**CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS** Brandon is a mental health therapist passionate about helping community members fulfill their mental wellness goals. Brandon’s clinical experiences are extensive & include work as a psychiatric technician helping youth survivors of sexual trauma, an event coordinator, vocational trainer, & life skills coordinator for the Latin American Youth Center, as well as social worker & program manager for a semi-independent living program in PG County, Maryland. He concentrated his education in the areas of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) & Motivational Interviewing (MI), which he integrates in therapy.
(240) 213-9459
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Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Offers online therapy
**CURRENTLY ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS** Brandon is a mental health therapist passionate about helping community members fulfill their mental wellness goals. Brandon’s clinical experiences are extensive & include work as a psychiatric technician helping youth survivors of sexual trauma, an event coordinator, vocational trainer, & life skills coordinator for the Latin American Youth Center, as well as social worker & program manager for a semi-independent living program in PG County, Maryland. He concentrated his education in the areas of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) & Motivational Interviewing (MI), which he integrates in therapy.
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Johanna Smoot
Counselor, MA, LCPC Verified
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
I received my MA in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University of DC, formerly American School of Professional Psychology. My background before studying Psychology was as a pediatric nurse and later a family childcare provider in Germany. These 15 years of this practical experience, enriched my expertise in the field of individual therapy and counseling especially when it comes to children. Nevertheless, my education and professional experience over 7 years leading up to Licensure prepared me for providing therapeutic services to individuals of all ages. A sound clinical knowledge-base ensures proper diagnosis and treatment based on current research and methods.
(240) 507-5046
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Gaithersburg, MD 20877
I received my MA in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University of DC, formerly American School of Professional Psychology. My background before studying Psychology was as a pediatric nurse and later a family childcare provider in Germany. These 15 years of this practical experience, enriched my expertise in the field of individual therapy and counseling especially when it comes to children. Nevertheless, my education and professional experience over 7 years leading up to Licensure prepared me for providing therapeutic services to individuals of all ages. A sound clinical knowledge-base ensures proper diagnosis and treatment based on current research and methods.
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The Caring Center
Counselor, MA, LCPC, NCC Verified
Gaithersburg, MD 20886
As a psychotherapist with a traditional as well as holistic practice for over 24 years, I provide a warm, supportive environment for you to overcome any personal or relationship challenges you may be experiencing. You can feel better about yourself and your relationships and feel more in control of your life. . If anxiety or depression affect you, counseling can make a difference. Traumatic past experiences such as assault, abuse, loss or rejection may impact your sense of well-being and I provide specialized counseling that can help. If you're feeling lost or stuck, you can get re-energized.
(240) 813-9432
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Gaithersburg, MD 20886
As a psychotherapist with a traditional as well as holistic practice for over 24 years, I provide a warm, supportive environment for you to overcome any personal or relationship challenges you may be experiencing. You can feel better about yourself and your relationships and feel more in control of your life. . If anxiety or depression affect you, counseling can make a difference. Traumatic past experiences such as assault, abuse, loss or rejection may impact your sense of well-being and I provide specialized counseling that can help. If you're feeling lost or stuck, you can get re-energized.
Erin Hencke
Counselor, LCPC, NCC Verified
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Offers online therapy
My highest priority as a therapist is to cultivate a space for you as a client to feel safe, supported, and unconditionally accepted. My approach is person-centered first and foremost, while incorporating cognitive-behavioral and motivational interviewing methods to focus on the interplay between our thought life, emotional experiences, behavioral reactions, and motivations, and target what solutions are most effective and appropriate for you. I also incorporate mindfulness techniques to ground you both in the here and now of the session.
(667) 202-1840
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Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Offers online therapy
My highest priority as a therapist is to cultivate a space for you as a client to feel safe, supported, and unconditionally accepted. My approach is person-centered first and foremost, while incorporating cognitive-behavioral and motivational interviewing methods to focus on the interplay between our thought life, emotional experiences, behavioral reactions, and motivations, and target what solutions are most effective and appropriate for you. I also incorporate mindfulness techniques to ground you both in the here and now of the session.
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Sarah Charmchi
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW, LGSW Verified
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Offers online therapy
Sarah Charmchi, LMSW, is a licensed master social worker who is passionate about helping community members fulfill their mental wellness goals. Sarah has extensive experience working with adults, adolescents, children, couples, and families. She has specialized training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy techniques. As an undergraduate, Sarah interned for DC Safe, a 24-hour sexual assault prevention and crisis intervention agency where she provided emergency services, court advocacy, and system reform for domestic and sexual violence survivors.
(240) 266-0305
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Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Offers online therapy
Sarah Charmchi, LMSW, is a licensed master social worker who is passionate about helping community members fulfill their mental wellness goals. Sarah has extensive experience working with adults, adolescents, children, couples, and families. She has specialized training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy techniques. As an undergraduate, Sarah interned for DC Safe, a 24-hour sexual assault prevention and crisis intervention agency where she provided emergency services, court advocacy, and system reform for domestic and sexual violence survivors.
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Heidi Vanderwalde
Counselor, LCPC Verified
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Offers online therapy
As a therapist of more than 20 years, I have worked with individuals from all backgrounds & stages of life to help achieve their goals & experience more personal fulfillment. I have provided treatment to individuals anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, & trauma. Since the link between stress and the impact upon the body has been well documented, I incorporate mind-body techniques such as meditation, imagery and other stress management strategies into my practice. I operate from a strength-based perspective to move clients forward toward resolving issues. I listen attentively and customize the therapy to the unique needs of the individual.
(301) 761-1009
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Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Offers online therapy
As a therapist of more than 20 years, I have worked with individuals from all backgrounds & stages of life to help achieve their goals & experience more personal fulfillment. I have provided treatment to individuals anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, & trauma. Since the link between stress and the impact upon the body has been well documented, I incorporate mind-body techniques such as meditation, imagery and other stress management strategies into my practice. I operate from a strength-based perspective to move clients forward toward resolving issues. I listen attentively and customize the therapy to the unique needs of the individual.
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Mental Health Matters, LLC.
Counselor, LGPC, CPT, MS Verified
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Offers online therapy
Are you struggling? Do you need support? I’ll work to meet you where you are, no matter what stage of life you’re experiencing. I have experience working with children/adolescents/teens, and I also worked with adults experiencing trauma and a variety of other mental health challenges such as relationship problems, anxiety, and depression. Whatever challenge you’re troubled with, I will work with you by creating a SAFE SPACE. I collaborate with you, assisting you towards your goals. My approach is to listen and understand, and I will work to support you unconditionally, without judgement, and with empathy. You deserve a safe space.
(240) 306-7586
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Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Offers online therapy
Are you struggling? Do you need support? I’ll work to meet you where you are, no matter what stage of life you’re experiencing. I have experience working with children/adolescents/teens, and I also worked with adults experiencing trauma and a variety of other mental health challenges such as relationship problems, anxiety, and depression. Whatever challenge you’re troubled with, I will work with you by creating a SAFE SPACE. I collaborate with you, assisting you towards your goals. My approach is to listen and understand, and I will work to support you unconditionally, without judgement, and with empathy. You deserve a safe space.
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Elizabeth Gannon Krueger
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C Verified
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Offers online therapy
Currently accepting new Clients! Life has many challenges which can be overwhelming to navigate. We provide a compassionate and safe environment for our clients to address these challenges openly without judgement. Our therapist are bilingual (Spanish) and will help you work through the barriers to optimum living, such as: stress, relationship issues, self-esteem, depression, substance abuse issue, complex trauma, grief and loss, and anxiety. We also provide parenting skills, premarital counseling, as well as career coaching.
(240) 569-8278
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Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Offers online therapy
Currently accepting new Clients! Life has many challenges which can be overwhelming to navigate. We provide a compassionate and safe environment for our clients to address these challenges openly without judgement. Our therapist are bilingual (Spanish) and will help you work through the barriers to optimum living, such as: stress, relationship issues, self-esteem, depression, substance abuse issue, complex trauma, grief and loss, and anxiety. We also provide parenting skills, premarital counseling, as well as career coaching.

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