MA Hons, GC-C
$120
Washington, DC 20016
Grief is a natural response to a bereavement or a loss of any kind, but the distress you understandably feel today need not be incapacitating or unnecessarily prolonged. My approach will help you come to terms with your new reality, while retaining a healthy and positive psychological relationship with the loved ones you have cherished, but who are now no longer physically present. We will work together to establish new strategies for living a fulfilling and joyful life - a life that can be continually enriched by the happy memories of times gone by. A life of gratitude, rather than regret.
(202) 858-2716
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Washington, DC 20016
$120 Per Session
Grief is a natural response to a bereavement or a loss of any kind, but the distress you understandably feel today need not be incapacitating or unnecessarily prolonged. My approach will help you come to terms with your new reality, while retaining a healthy and positive psychological relationship with the loved ones you have cherished, but who are now no longer physically present. We will work together to establish new strategies for living a fulfilling and joyful life - a life that can be continually enriched by the happy memories of times gone by. A life of gratitude, rather than regret.
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Pastoral Counselor/Therapist, MSPsych, EdD, BCPC, ACPE, #166634
$49
Washington, DC 20009
As a certified pastoral counselor, I am deeply committed to the well-being of every one of my clients. I have 40 years experience working together with persons struggling with personal problems and helping them to overcome their difficulties, to flourish as an individual, and in their relationships. I take an eclectic, ecumenical approach to spirituality, working from my client’s personal experience, and am not dogmatic. We begin with the human spirit, and grow from there. I learn as much from my clients as they might learn from me. My clients are seeking personal knowledge, peace of mind and soul, and happiness.
(717) 370-6180
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Washington, DC 20009
$49 Per Session
As a certified pastoral counselor, I am deeply committed to the well-being of every one of my clients. I have 40 years experience working together with persons struggling with personal problems and helping them to overcome their difficulties, to flourish as an individual, and in their relationships. I take an eclectic, ecumenical approach to spirituality, working from my client’s personal experience, and am not dogmatic. We begin with the human spirit, and grow from there. I learn as much from my clients as they might learn from me. My clients are seeking personal knowledge, peace of mind and soul, and happiness.
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Psychologist, Psy.D. Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20016
Are you are seeking a diagnostic assessment for yourself, your child/adolescent, or an aging parent (e.g. ages 6-90) for issues including but not limited to Specific Learning disorders (e.g. Reading, Math, Writing), Emotional/behavioral concerns (e.g. depression, anxiety), Testing accommodations (e.g. MCAT or bar exam for adult learners), or normal aging vs. cognitive decline?
(202) 816-4997
Verified
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Washington, DC 20016
Are you are seeking a diagnostic assessment for yourself, your child/adolescent, or an aging parent (e.g. ages 6-90) for issues including but not limited to Specific Learning disorders (e.g. Reading, Math, Writing), Emotional/behavioral concerns (e.g. depression, anxiety), Testing accommodations (e.g. MCAT or bar exam for adult learners), or normal aging vs. cognitive decline?
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Psychological Associate, PhD, MA, PSYA Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20002
Dr. Gadsden is a licensed psychology associate and a culturally competent insight-oriented psychotherapist with over 17 years of experience in providing therapy to individuals, couples, and families. He earned his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology in 2012 from Howard University. He previously earned his master’s degree in 2005 from Teachers College, Columbia University. His diverse career and training include over 17 years in academia, teaching and training both master’s level and doctoral level students, and conducting research and producing scholarship focused on masculinity and emotional intimacy.
(908) 652-9913
Verified
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Washington, DC 20002
Dr. Gadsden is a licensed psychology associate and a culturally competent insight-oriented psychotherapist with over 17 years of experience in providing therapy to individuals, couples, and families. He earned his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology in 2012 from Howard University. He previously earned his master’s degree in 2005 from Teachers College, Columbia University. His diverse career and training include over 17 years in academia, teaching and training both master’s level and doctoral level students, and conducting research and producing scholarship focused on masculinity and emotional intimacy.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20005
I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with a collaborative and direct approach. I will help you to embrace and recognize your strengths, while finding healthy ways to change or cope with the parts of your life that aren't working as well as you'd like. I'm a firm believer in compassion, empathy and the power of a solid therapeutic relationship. While I work with clients on a variety of mental health concerns, I specialize in helping many overcome depression/anxiety, improve personal relationships and better understand their path to meaningful personal growth and overall greater happiness.
(267) 388-2513
Verified
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Washington, DC 20005
I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) with a collaborative and direct approach. I will help you to embrace and recognize your strengths, while finding healthy ways to change or cope with the parts of your life that aren't working as well as you'd like. I'm a firm believer in compassion, empathy and the power of a solid therapeutic relationship. While I work with clients on a variety of mental health concerns, I specialize in helping many overcome depression/anxiety, improve personal relationships and better understand their path to meaningful personal growth and overall greater happiness.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20006
Got COVID stress? Or were you feeling stressed and anxious before the pandemic? If you live or work in the DC area, you are very familiar with stress. Chances are your work-life balance isn't at all balanced. Maybe you are a perfectionist always trying to do more. Maybe you are a people pleaser who struggles to say "No". Meaningful pursuits such as fulfilling relationships, personal interests and staying healthy are harder to navigate because now you have to stay home. All these factors can intensify your level of stress and anxiety.
(202) 999-3892
Verified
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Washington, DC 20006
Got COVID stress? Or were you feeling stressed and anxious before the pandemic? If you live or work in the DC area, you are very familiar with stress. Chances are your work-life balance isn't at all balanced. Maybe you are a perfectionist always trying to do more. Maybe you are a people pleaser who struggles to say "No". Meaningful pursuits such as fulfilling relationships, personal interests and staying healthy are harder to navigate because now you have to stay home. All these factors can intensify your level of stress and anxiety.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20009
***I am no longer accepting new clients at this time.*** Psychotherapy can help you make sense of complicated feelings, gain insight into relational patterns, and begin to move forward in areas of your life where you feel stuck. My focus is to help you untangle struggles, set meaningful goals, revise problematic narratives about yourself, and re-orient you toward your values. My integrative approach is informed by psychodynamic, feminist, multicultural, relational, and behaviorist theories. Above all, I value the therapeutic relationship and your personal growth.
(202) 729-9130
Verified
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Washington, DC 20009
***I am no longer accepting new clients at this time.*** Psychotherapy can help you make sense of complicated feelings, gain insight into relational patterns, and begin to move forward in areas of your life where you feel stuck. My focus is to help you untangle struggles, set meaningful goals, revise problematic narratives about yourself, and re-orient you toward your values. My integrative approach is informed by psychodynamic, feminist, multicultural, relational, and behaviorist theories. Above all, I value the therapeutic relationship and your personal growth.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20009
Whether you're struggling with relationships, navigating life transitions, feeling paralyzed by depression or anxiety, or trying to overcome trauma, I'd like to help you feel less stuck and more empowered to live a healthier, more meaningful life. Clients say they appreciate my warmth, humor and collaborative style as we tackle the sometimes difficult work of therapy as a team.
(202) 999-3386
Verified
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Washington, DC 20009
Whether you're struggling with relationships, navigating life transitions, feeling paralyzed by depression or anxiety, or trying to overcome trauma, I'd like to help you feel less stuck and more empowered to live a healthier, more meaningful life. Clients say they appreciate my warmth, humor and collaborative style as we tackle the sometimes difficult work of therapy as a team.
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Resident in Counseling, PhD, NCC, LGPC Verified
Verified
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$200
Washington, DC 20036
The therapeutic relationship is one of the most important tools for enabling life changes. I see counseling as a collaborative relationship between myself & each client. I apply developmental & attachment theory to help you understand the important relationships & attachments in your life, which impact who you become. By processing these complex relationships & attachments, we can work towards identifying patterns & forming new ways of thinking & coping. I specialize in trauma, depression, & anxiety. I serve adolescents, young adults, & adults of all races, genders, & sexual orientations.
(814) 212-4722
Verified
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Washington, DC 20036
$200 Per Session
The therapeutic relationship is one of the most important tools for enabling life changes. I see counseling as a collaborative relationship between myself & each client. I apply developmental & attachment theory to help you understand the important relationships & attachments in your life, which impact who you become. By processing these complex relationships & attachments, we can work towards identifying patterns & forming new ways of thinking & coping. I specialize in trauma, depression, & anxiety. I serve adolescents, young adults, & adults of all races, genders, & sexual orientations.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, LCPC Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20009
The therapeutic relationship is one of the most essential aspects of my clinical work. Creating a trusting, safe, and comfortable environment for my clients is paramount in addition to other additional growth or healing steps. I use an eclectic perspective of theoretical approaches and techniques that are catered to each individual client based on strengths and needs. I am honored to work with clients and families especially facing grief, loss, death and dying situations. There is hope and healing no matter the circumstance and I would be honored to work with you!
(202) 914-5725 x149
Verified
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Washington, DC 20009
The therapeutic relationship is one of the most essential aspects of my clinical work. Creating a trusting, safe, and comfortable environment for my clients is paramount in addition to other additional growth or healing steps. I use an eclectic perspective of theoretical approaches and techniques that are catered to each individual client based on strengths and needs. I am honored to work with clients and families especially facing grief, loss, death and dying situations. There is hope and healing no matter the circumstance and I would be honored to work with you!
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Licensed Professional Counselor, JD, LPC Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20015
I specialize in cognitive behavioral therapy, which allows me to work most successfully with clients on a wide range of emotional and behavioral problems. I also incorporate other theoretical approaches and interventions when called for, including attachment theory; and humanistic, pastoral, and psychodynamic approaches. I work with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. See my website: www.debbieschechter.com for more information.
(202) 914-0489
Verified
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Washington, DC 20015
I specialize in cognitive behavioral therapy, which allows me to work most successfully with clients on a wide range of emotional and behavioral problems. I also incorporate other theoretical approaches and interventions when called for, including attachment theory; and humanistic, pastoral, and psychodynamic approaches. I work with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. See my website: www.debbieschechter.com for more information.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20003
Life can be hard, especially when it's changing. I provide therapy to millennial individuals and couples, equipping them with tools they can use to reach their personal and relational goals, while navigating life adjustments and its inevitable challenges. I help millennials heal from difficulties related to life transitions, conflicts in their relationships, stress management, interpersonal trauma, and so much more. In our work together, we can take a deeper look into what you need to feel more satisfied, emotionally safe during life transitions and happier in your relationships with others as well as your relationship with yourself
Verified
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Washington, DC 20003
Life can be hard, especially when it's changing. I provide therapy to millennial individuals and couples, equipping them with tools they can use to reach their personal and relational goals, while navigating life adjustments and its inevitable challenges. I help millennials heal from difficulties related to life transitions, conflicts in their relationships, stress management, interpersonal trauma, and so much more. In our work together, we can take a deeper look into what you need to feel more satisfied, emotionally safe during life transitions and happier in your relationships with others as well as your relationship with yourself
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20009
I am Founder and Director of the Capital Institute for Cognitive Therapy. Since 2003, the Institute has been a leading provider of research-proven treatments and compassionate care. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) has been shown to be effective for a number of problems, including: depression, bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), hoarding, panic, phobias, social anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), eating disorders, insomnia, chronic pain, personality disorders, and relationship problems. Studies find most patients in CBT have significant reduction in symptoms and distress.
(202) 759-2884
Verified
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Washington, DC 20009
I am Founder and Director of the Capital Institute for Cognitive Therapy. Since 2003, the Institute has been a leading provider of research-proven treatments and compassionate care. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) has been shown to be effective for a number of problems, including: depression, bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), hoarding, panic, phobias, social anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), eating disorders, insomnia, chronic pain, personality disorders, and relationship problems. Studies find most patients in CBT have significant reduction in symptoms and distress.
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Counselor, PhD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20008
I see patients suffering from anxiety, depression, self-destructive patterns, relationship issues, sexual difficulties, identity, adjustment problems in psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, and couple's counseling. My aim is to relieve mental distress and interpersonal conflict by deepening self-understanding and self-control. After 32 years in practice, my clinical experience is broad and deep. My reputation and publications on relational, religious and ethical topics sometimes attracts patients with these difficulties. A graduate of Harvard University (MBA,PhD) and Washington Psychoanalytic Institute, I practice in Washington, DC.
(202) 759-7949
Verified
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Washington, DC 20008
I see patients suffering from anxiety, depression, self-destructive patterns, relationship issues, sexual difficulties, identity, adjustment problems in psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, and couple's counseling. My aim is to relieve mental distress and interpersonal conflict by deepening self-understanding and self-control. After 32 years in practice, my clinical experience is broad and deep. My reputation and publications on relational, religious and ethical topics sometimes attracts patients with these difficulties. A graduate of Harvard University (MBA,PhD) and Washington Psychoanalytic Institute, I practice in Washington, DC.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW-C, CEAP Verified
Verified
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$225
Washington, DC 20007
I help clients who are struggling with a variety of issues whether they're at home, school, or work. I'll help you look at patterns of behavior, your upbringing, environment and current interactions so we can determine the next steps for you to take toward your goals.
(240) 219-5738
Verified
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Washington, DC 20007
$225 Per Session
I help clients who are struggling with a variety of issues whether they're at home, school, or work. I'll help you look at patterns of behavior, your upbringing, environment and current interactions so we can determine the next steps for you to take toward your goals.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, LICSW Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20017
Achieving Joy's counseling boutique is created to improve the emotional, mental, and spiritual wellness of the LGBTQ community. Our counselor's are diverse, licensed and are active participants within the community. We provide a safe space for individuals and couples to explore monogamous and non-monogamous relationships, complete pre-marital counseling, and create action steps to reach your life goals. We also provide group counseling, workshops, and annual conferences. Our purpose is to help you create a plan of action to achieve your joy.
(301) 691-3874
Verified
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Washington, DC 20017
Achieving Joy's counseling boutique is created to improve the emotional, mental, and spiritual wellness of the LGBTQ community. Our counselor's are diverse, licensed and are active participants within the community. We provide a safe space for individuals and couples to explore monogamous and non-monogamous relationships, complete pre-marital counseling, and create action steps to reach your life goals. We also provide group counseling, workshops, and annual conferences. Our purpose is to help you create a plan of action to achieve your joy.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20009
Having witnessed and participated in twenty years of clients' progress, I have great confidence in this powerful process. We all want to feel optimistic and enjoy our lives, with minimal stress, doubts, anxiety, depression, and confusion. Most of us have strong and centered parts that were buried or muted as a result of trauma, loss or other painful experiences. Learning to empower these healthy parts helps us manage inevitable difficult thoughts and feelings more calmly and effectively and to enjoy healthy relationships. Depending on individual situations, short term therapy or Skype sessions may be possible.
(617) 244-9146
Verified
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Washington, DC 20009
Having witnessed and participated in twenty years of clients' progress, I have great confidence in this powerful process. We all want to feel optimistic and enjoy our lives, with minimal stress, doubts, anxiety, depression, and confusion. Most of us have strong and centered parts that were buried or muted as a result of trauma, loss or other painful experiences. Learning to empower these healthy parts helps us manage inevitable difficult thoughts and feelings more calmly and effectively and to enjoy healthy relationships. Depending on individual situations, short term therapy or Skype sessions may be possible.
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Counselor, MA, LGPC, NCC, BC-TMH Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20006
Many of us begin to wander on our journey through life. We are unsure if our next move is our best move, we sometimes run into detours that change our direction, and often we hit pitfalls that can knock us off course completely. Some are able to struggle through, and others seek assistance with the help of a counselor. A counselor comes into your life as a GPS system, assisting with reviewing the course previously taken and providing you with the tools to “help you help yourself” get back on course towards your desired destination.
(202) 991-3945
Verified
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Washington, DC 20006
Many of us begin to wander on our journey through life. We are unsure if our next move is our best move, we sometimes run into detours that change our direction, and often we hit pitfalls that can knock us off course completely. Some are able to struggle through, and others seek assistance with the help of a counselor. A counselor comes into your life as a GPS system, assisting with reviewing the course previously taken and providing you with the tools to “help you help yourself” get back on course towards your desired destination.
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LGPC, NCC, MA Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20002
Often time life changes can fill us with a sense of being overwhelmed, disjointed or stuck--both physically and mentally. Whether you're looking to explore complex, deep-seated issues or need a supportive person and space in your life, I provide a safe, accepting, non-judgmental space for you to get the help you need. Processing painful experiences and emotions can be challenging, though I am committed to working collaboratively and supporting clients in becoming healthier and creating more rewarding and fulfilling relationships.
(571) 982-8149
Verified
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Washington, DC 20002
Often time life changes can fill us with a sense of being overwhelmed, disjointed or stuck--both physically and mentally. Whether you're looking to explore complex, deep-seated issues or need a supportive person and space in your life, I provide a safe, accepting, non-judgmental space for you to get the help you need. Processing painful experiences and emotions can be challenging, though I am committed to working collaboratively and supporting clients in becoming healthier and creating more rewarding and fulfilling relationships.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, LICSW Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20008
I provide individual, couples, and group psychotherapy, as well as supervision to clinicians. I create a safe working environment where I will caringly challenge you to learn, explore, and ultimately grow. Everyone has a rich internal world full of aspirations. Everyone needs to be seen and heard to recognize and achieve their goals. However, we often feel stuck, lost or depressed. We need to be challenged to see from new perspectives, to feel profoundly, and to make life changes. I am here to help you, to see and hear you, to challenge you to grow and make your external life reflect your internal world.
(202) 517-0967
Verified
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Washington, DC 20008
I provide individual, couples, and group psychotherapy, as well as supervision to clinicians. I create a safe working environment where I will caringly challenge you to learn, explore, and ultimately grow. Everyone has a rich internal world full of aspirations. Everyone needs to be seen and heard to recognize and achieve their goals. However, we often feel stuck, lost or depressed. We need to be challenged to see from new perspectives, to feel profoundly, and to make life changes. I am here to help you, to see and hear you, to challenge you to grow and make your external life reflect your internal world.

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Teletherapy (Online Therapy, Virtual Therapists) Therapists
Teletherapy and Online counseling have grown enormously as a medium for therapy since the advent of social distancing. Most therapists are happy to provide sessions by video or phone.

All professionals are licensed to provide video therapy to clients within the State in which they hold their license. Cross State licensing exists, but is rare.

So if you're a client in Washington, this list of Teletherapyists are licensed to provide therapy to you online (by phone, video or text based chat) because they are within your state. They are sorted nearest to furthest, with professionals in Washington listed first.

Teletherapy via phone or video can be very similar to conventional in person sessions. The message is the same, even if the medium is different. There are some advantages in the form of convenience, lack of travel and being in comfort of your own home. Set against those, professionals find it more difficult to read non-verbal signals of their clients, and you may find you yourself can be more easily distracted.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Washington are able to work with a wide range of issues. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Washington

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in Washington you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in Washington and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in Washington or family therapy in Washington.