Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C, NBCCH, LICSW Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20815
"Something we were withholding made us weak until we found out it was ourselves" (Robert Frost) Working closely together we'll help you become authentically, fully ALIVE by healing your past and current emotional wounds and breaking self- destructive habits/behaviors. We'll work relentlessly to liberate you from crippling anxiety, shame, detachment, loneliness and other destructive inhibitions creating your symptoms. Clients report a feeling of HOPE and MOMENTUM even after our first session! So, if you want to enjoy passionate relationships, become emotionally alive while experiencing internal peace and fulfill your unique potential, roll up your sleeves and let's get started!
Psychodynamic
(301) 259-3680
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Bethesda, MD 20815
Psychodynamic
"Something we were withholding made us weak until we found out it was ourselves" (Robert Frost) Working closely together we'll help you become authentically, fully ALIVE by healing your past and current emotional wounds and breaking self- destructive habits/behaviors. We'll work relentlessly to liberate you from crippling anxiety, shame, detachment, loneliness and other destructive inhibitions creating your symptoms. Clients report a feeling of HOPE and MOMENTUM even after our first session! So, if you want to enjoy passionate relationships, become emotionally alive while experiencing internal peace and fulfill your unique potential, roll up your sleeves and let's get started!
Photo of Cristiano Santostefano, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
You're looking to untie emotional knots that complicate fulfilling relationships and developing confidence. In treatment, we'll work together to uncover core emotional issues, learning techniques that foster insight about how these issues have affected you, both in the past and present. I believe these insights can support you to make meaningful changes in your life.
Psychodynamic
(202) 839-9827
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Office is near:
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Psychodynamic
You're looking to untie emotional knots that complicate fulfilling relationships and developing confidence. In treatment, we'll work together to uncover core emotional issues, learning techniques that foster insight about how these issues have affected you, both in the past and present. I believe these insights can support you to make meaningful changes in your life.
Photo of Adele Natter, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
I take a serious approach to serious problems. Behaviors you've tried to stop, such as anger outbursts, self-criticism, and self-doubt, damage your life, work, and relationships. My therapy approach is collaborative, interactive, and intensive. We form a partnership to get to the root of the problem and give you relief as quickly as possible. We use your strengths to heal the broken parts and achieve the goals you identify, in an atmosphere of safety and acceptance in which you can be yourself without fear of shame, blame, or judgment. Take charge of your life -- contact me today!
Psychodynamic
(301) 485-6794
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Office is near:
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Psychodynamic
I take a serious approach to serious problems. Behaviors you've tried to stop, such as anger outbursts, self-criticism, and self-doubt, damage your life, work, and relationships. My therapy approach is collaborative, interactive, and intensive. We form a partnership to get to the root of the problem and give you relief as quickly as possible. We use your strengths to heal the broken parts and achieve the goals you identify, in an atmosphere of safety and acceptance in which you can be yourself without fear of shame, blame, or judgment. Take charge of your life -- contact me today!
Photo of Ginger M Sullivan, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC, CGP, FAGPA Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
I am your last stop. If life has disappointed you. If you are depleted. If you are lost. If your relationship is hopelessly leaving you unsatisfied. If your partner is complaining about your internal emotional desert. If you are one step from calling it quits or calling the lawyer. If you are out of ideas at how to make life and relationship work. If therapy has not worked for you in the past ... ... get ready. Your story can take a different turn. Give me a call and let's get started giving you the life - and the relationship - you desire and you deserve. I can help you have more and better.
Psychodynamic
(202) 656-9995
Verified
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Office is near:
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Psychodynamic
I am your last stop. If life has disappointed you. If you are depleted. If you are lost. If your relationship is hopelessly leaving you unsatisfied. If your partner is complaining about your internal emotional desert. If you are one step from calling it quits or calling the lawyer. If you are out of ideas at how to make life and relationship work. If therapy has not worked for you in the past ... ... get ready. Your story can take a different turn. Give me a call and let's get started giving you the life - and the relationship - you desire and you deserve. I can help you have more and better.
Photo of Michael Labbe, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, LPC, NCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Are you struggling with addiction, grief and loss, trauma, anxiety or depression? Having a hard time coping with the daily overwhelm or an isolated event? You have the opportunity to live with greater courage, less fear, diminish the effects of trauma, break free of addictions' grip, form healthy attachments, and enjoy a fully integrated life.
Psychodynamic
(240) 350-4424
Verified
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Office is near:
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Psychodynamic
Are you struggling with addiction, grief and loss, trauma, anxiety or depression? Having a hard time coping with the daily overwhelm or an isolated event? You have the opportunity to live with greater courage, less fear, diminish the effects of trauma, break free of addictions' grip, form healthy attachments, and enjoy a fully integrated life.
Photo of Fernanda Bianchi, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
I am a Ph.D. level Licensed Psychologist who has been in the field of psychology for over 20 years. I provide individual therapy to adults with various concerns, including anxiety, depression, relationship issues, trauma, loss, work related stress, sexual orientation, gender identity, and cross-cultural adjustment. I provide psychotherapy in English, Portuguese, and Spanish and have a special interest in working with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Prior to my current professional activities, I spent several years at the Department of Psychology of the George Washington University working with young adults and doing research in the LGBTQ+ community.
Psychodynamic
(240) 513-2275
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Office is near:
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Psychodynamic
I am a Ph.D. level Licensed Psychologist who has been in the field of psychology for over 20 years. I provide individual therapy to adults with various concerns, including anxiety, depression, relationship issues, trauma, loss, work related stress, sexual orientation, gender identity, and cross-cultural adjustment. I provide psychotherapy in English, Portuguese, and Spanish and have a special interest in working with individuals from diverse backgrounds. Prior to my current professional activities, I spent several years at the Department of Psychology of the George Washington University working with young adults and doing research in the LGBTQ+ community.
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Clients come to me when they are dissatisfied with their lives and/or overwhelmed by a situation or stressor. I view therapy as a collaborative endeavor and work together with you to develop a treatment which incorporates your strengths, needs and life experiences. I also respect your wish to work on a specific area of concern short-term and/or to address a variety of complex issues over time. During the treatment, my clients report that they feel safe, supported and challenged by me, and that their lives are highly enriched by the experience. (See actual reviews by clients at Healthgrades.com.)
Psychodynamic
(240) 813-4351
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Office is near:
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Psychodynamic
Clients come to me when they are dissatisfied with their lives and/or overwhelmed by a situation or stressor. I view therapy as a collaborative endeavor and work together with you to develop a treatment which incorporates your strengths, needs and life experiences. I also respect your wish to work on a specific area of concern short-term and/or to address a variety of complex issues over time. During the treatment, my clients report that they feel safe, supported and challenged by me, and that their lives are highly enriched by the experience. (See actual reviews by clients at Healthgrades.com.)
Photo of Anna Kozitzky, Counselor
Counselor, LGPC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20815
If you're looking for a safe, secure outlet for sharing your thoughts, experiences and beliefs where you will be believed without blame, bias or judgment, counseling can help. If you want support in managing your anxiety, dealing with your relationships or addressing past issues, I am so glad you reached out. You deserve support. If you have experienced situations in your life that have left you shaken, unsettled, or may be impacting how you currently feel about yourself and others, counseling can help you find your self. While I have a specialty in trauma, I am a firm believer that anyone can benefit from therapy if they want it.
Psychodynamic
(301) 364-9275
Verified
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20815
Psychodynamic
If you're looking for a safe, secure outlet for sharing your thoughts, experiences and beliefs where you will be believed without blame, bias or judgment, counseling can help. If you want support in managing your anxiety, dealing with your relationships or addressing past issues, I am so glad you reached out. You deserve support. If you have experienced situations in your life that have left you shaken, unsettled, or may be impacting how you currently feel about yourself and others, counseling can help you find your self. While I have a specialty in trauma, I am a firm believer that anyone can benefit from therapy if they want it.
Photo of Deborah J Gordis, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MPH, MSW, LGSW Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20815
NOT ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS AT THIS TIME All of us at times find ourselves overwhelmed by problems that we struggle to cope with on our own, whether around difficult relationships, life transitions, family stress, disruptive traumatic memories, or a sense of isolation or despair. My goal is to help my clients better recognize and understand their feelings, thoughts and behaviors and to mobilize their own innate strengths to reduce suffering, create positive change, and feel stronger and more connected.
Psychodynamic
(301) 273-7597
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Bethesda, MD 20815
Psychodynamic
NOT ACCEPTING NEW CLIENTS AT THIS TIME All of us at times find ourselves overwhelmed by problems that we struggle to cope with on our own, whether around difficult relationships, life transitions, family stress, disruptive traumatic memories, or a sense of isolation or despair. My goal is to help my clients better recognize and understand their feelings, thoughts and behaviors and to mobilize their own innate strengths to reduce suffering, create positive change, and feel stronger and more connected.
Photo of Estefanía Simich, Counselor
Counselor, MA, NCC, LCPC, CST Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Finding a place we can trust to tell our stories is essential to finding a path to healing, recovery, and transformation. Therefore, it is essential to find someone that can help you reach your potential to transform your life. We all are born with an innate capacity to develop happy and healthy lives. However, sometimes life experiences such as hurts and traumas can interfere with our development and we may become unhappy or unsatisfied with our lives and adopt self-defeating thinking and behavioral patterns.
Psychodynamic
(443) 305-6344
Verified
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Office is near:
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Psychodynamic
Finding a place we can trust to tell our stories is essential to finding a path to healing, recovery, and transformation. Therefore, it is essential to find someone that can help you reach your potential to transform your life. We all are born with an innate capacity to develop happy and healthy lives. However, sometimes life experiences such as hurts and traumas can interfere with our development and we may become unhappy or unsatisfied with our lives and adopt self-defeating thinking and behavioral patterns.
Photo of Billie Mitzner, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, CACI, MAC, MBA Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20815
I work with adults in difficult transitions and coping with the resulting stressors and uncertainties. Transitions include changes/losses related to career and relationships, and new circumstances such as grief, sexuality, return to school, and retirement. My expertise in the issues of addiction/recovery, support people returning from treatment. The impact on family and significant others is addressed. We work together so that you may effectively reengage in your personal and professional life and handle any potential license/clearance issues. As a result, you build capacity to make and sustain changes that are meaningful to you.
Psychodynamic
(202) 760-4673
Verified
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20815
Psychodynamic
I work with adults in difficult transitions and coping with the resulting stressors and uncertainties. Transitions include changes/losses related to career and relationships, and new circumstances such as grief, sexuality, return to school, and retirement. My expertise in the issues of addiction/recovery, support people returning from treatment. The impact on family and significant others is addressed. We work together so that you may effectively reengage in your personal and professional life and handle any potential license/clearance issues. As a result, you build capacity to make and sustain changes that are meaningful to you.
Photo of Jennifer Steiger, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LGSW Verified
Verified
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
I specialize in working with children and adolescents struggling with problem behaviors and mental health disorders. I have found that through play therapy, motivational interviewing, and working closely on coping skills and emotional regulation, children are better able to combat the daily challenges faced at school and at home. Every individual is unique and finding the methods that allows each clients to benefit from therapy and lead a successful life is essential to my practice. I am also a native Spanish speaker.
Psychodynamic
(301) 298-1841
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Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Psychodynamic
I specialize in working with children and adolescents struggling with problem behaviors and mental health disorders. I have found that through play therapy, motivational interviewing, and working closely on coping skills and emotional regulation, children are better able to combat the daily challenges faced at school and at home. Every individual is unique and finding the methods that allows each clients to benefit from therapy and lead a successful life is essential to my practice. I am also a native Spanish speaker.
Photo of Dustin Leigh Menick, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20815
I enjoy working with new moms, both as it relates to the transition to parenthood and postpartum stress/depression. The birth of a child can be both exhilarating and overwhelming. I am passionate about working with moms to understand these wide range of powerful emotions and how to best manage them. As parents, we often reach out for help when it comes to support for our children but neglect our own struggles. I believe that one of the best things we can do as parents, is to understand how our own dysfunctions play a part in our children's lives.
Psychodynamic
(301) 250-1491
Verified
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20815
Psychodynamic
I enjoy working with new moms, both as it relates to the transition to parenthood and postpartum stress/depression. The birth of a child can be both exhilarating and overwhelming. I am passionate about working with moms to understand these wide range of powerful emotions and how to best manage them. As parents, we often reach out for help when it comes to support for our children but neglect our own struggles. I believe that one of the best things we can do as parents, is to understand how our own dysfunctions play a part in our children's lives.
Photo of Parviz Steeds, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
I believe that psychotherapy is very useful in connecting deeply with oneself and subsequently with others. Anxiety and depression are often related to faulty coping mechanisms developed in childhood that lead to painful relationships. Being happy in work and love are the pillars of a rewarding and fulfilled life and therapy makes this possible.
Psychodynamic
(301) 852-5242
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Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Psychodynamic
I believe that psychotherapy is very useful in connecting deeply with oneself and subsequently with others. Anxiety and depression are often related to faulty coping mechanisms developed in childhood that lead to painful relationships. Being happy in work and love are the pillars of a rewarding and fulfilled life and therapy makes this possible.
Photo of Robert G. Rosenblatt, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
I have been providing individual, couples, and group psychotherapy for over 25 years. Typically, people enter therapy because they are having problems in their relationships. Successful psychotherapy must focus on helping develop more fulfilling and substantial interpersonal connections. Facilitating a client’s capacity to lead a richer and more emotionally balanced life is the objective. The therapeutic relationship is the road traveled, and enables the client to understand the choices they have made, the associated positive and negative consequences, and the freedom to make new, more effective and satisfying life decisions.
Psychodynamic
(202) 670-9937
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Office is near:
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Psychodynamic
I have been providing individual, couples, and group psychotherapy for over 25 years. Typically, people enter therapy because they are having problems in their relationships. Successful psychotherapy must focus on helping develop more fulfilling and substantial interpersonal connections. Facilitating a client’s capacity to lead a richer and more emotionally balanced life is the objective. The therapeutic relationship is the road traveled, and enables the client to understand the choices they have made, the associated positive and negative consequences, and the freedom to make new, more effective and satisfying life decisions.
Photo of Nadine Lavender-Petersen, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, MSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
TELETHERAPY AVAILABLE. I enjoy working with patients who are curious about themselves and are interested and capable of self-reflection and who can enjoy an enlivened and meaningful collaboration.
Psychodynamic
(240) 453-4250
Verified
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Office is near:
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Psychodynamic
TELETHERAPY AVAILABLE. I enjoy working with patients who are curious about themselves and are interested and capable of self-reflection and who can enjoy an enlivened and meaningful collaboration.
Photo of Malca Gottlieb, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS! Does it sometimes feel that your life is an imitation of the life you really want? Psychotherapy can help you live your most authentic life. Malca knows psycho- therapy can improve overall life satisfaction as well more serious ailments, because she has over 14 years of experience as a psychotherapist and a social worker. Malca is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LC50079200) in the District of Columbia and a Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical in the State of Maryland (23121). Malca is a Certified Tele- behavioral Health Professional (TBHP). She earned her master’s degree in Social Work
Psychodynamic
(202) 831-3282
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Office is near:
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Psychodynamic
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS! Does it sometimes feel that your life is an imitation of the life you really want? Psychotherapy can help you live your most authentic life. Malca knows psycho- therapy can improve overall life satisfaction as well more serious ailments, because she has over 14 years of experience as a psychotherapist and a social worker. Malca is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LC50079200) in the District of Columbia and a Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical in the State of Maryland (23121). Malca is a Certified Tele- behavioral Health Professional (TBHP). She earned her master’s degree in Social Work
Photo of Liz Merrill, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Therapy is a collaborative process in which you describe your struggles and your vision for how I can help you. My goal is to create a safe, supportive and non-judgmental therapeutic environment to facilitate change and growth, allowing the development of increased personal insight, compassion for yourself, and greater freedom to work through life challenges. I have experience providing treatment to a range of individuals from young children and teens, to young adults entering the work force, to new parents learning to manage toddlers, and older parents adjusting to the ever-changing configurations of their families and lives.
Psychodynamic
(240) 770-0680
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Office is near:
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Psychodynamic
Therapy is a collaborative process in which you describe your struggles and your vision for how I can help you. My goal is to create a safe, supportive and non-judgmental therapeutic environment to facilitate change and growth, allowing the development of increased personal insight, compassion for yourself, and greater freedom to work through life challenges. I have experience providing treatment to a range of individuals from young children and teens, to young adults entering the work force, to new parents learning to manage toddlers, and older parents adjusting to the ever-changing configurations of their families and lives.
Photo of Trish Cleary, Counselor
Counselor, MS, LCPC, LCMFT, LCADC, CGP Verified
Verified
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Anxiety? Depression? Stress? Life Changes? With over thirty years of experience in private practice, I have noticed how sometimes long-standing behaviors can actually create personal problems, cause relationship difficulties, and undermine the achievement of life goals. Working together, we can explore and identify these behaviors and change them. Individual Therapy helps to build confidence as you begin to understand and take steps to modify personal challenges. Couples Therapy identifies and builds upon personal and relationships strengths to repair interpersonal distress. Group Psychotherapy enhances and deepens personal awareness so you improve your connections with others.
Psychodynamic
(301) 375-0982
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Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Psychodynamic
Anxiety? Depression? Stress? Life Changes? With over thirty years of experience in private practice, I have noticed how sometimes long-standing behaviors can actually create personal problems, cause relationship difficulties, and undermine the achievement of life goals. Working together, we can explore and identify these behaviors and change them. Individual Therapy helps to build confidence as you begin to understand and take steps to modify personal challenges. Couples Therapy identifies and builds upon personal and relationships strengths to repair interpersonal distress. Group Psychotherapy enhances and deepens personal awareness so you improve your connections with others.
Photo of Amy Heltzer, Counselor
Counselor, MA, MS, LCPC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Life has turned upside down and is now full of uncertainty. Each day can feel overwhelming, stressful and isolating. At times, it can feel like you are drowning. You may be feeling exhausted from trying to balance work and home life, yet feel like you just can’t get things right. Again and again, it feels you are somehow falling short. Resentment builds. You’re feeling guilty and anxious, but still there seems to be overwhelming pressure to do more and give more.
Psychodynamic
(240) 716-5486
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Office is near:
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Psychodynamic
Life has turned upside down and is now full of uncertainty. Each day can feel overwhelming, stressful and isolating. At times, it can feel like you are drowning. You may be feeling exhausted from trying to balance work and home life, yet feel like you just can’t get things right. Again and again, it feels you are somehow falling short. Resentment builds. You’re feeling guilty and anxious, but still there seems to be overwhelming pressure to do more and give more.

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Psychodynamic Therapists
Psychodynamic therapy in 20815, also known as insight-oriented therapy, evolved from Freudian psychoanalysis. Like adherents of psychoanalysis, psychodynamic therapists believe that bringing the unconscious into conscious awareness promotes insight and resolves conflict. But psychodynamic therapy is briefer and less intensive than psychoanalysis and also focuses on the relationship between the therapist and the client, as a way to learn about how the client relates to everyone in their life.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in 20815 are able to work with a wide range of issues. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in 20815

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in 20815 you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in 20815 and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in 20815 or family therapy in 20815.