Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Downtown
Washington, DC 20036
Therapy can empower you to cope with and improve a wide range of issues including anxiety, depression, relationships, loss, low self-esteem, past trauma, identity issues, and insecurities. My gentle, strengths-based approach will help you recognize the best in yourself and tolerate difficult feelings, while promoting changes in your life. I have a nonjudgmental attitude and appreciate each individual's cultural, spiritual, and family backgrounds. My style is collaborative and respectful; together we will consider how experiences from the past intersect with the present and focus on what is most meaningful to you now.
Psychodynamic
(202) 858-3165
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Downtown
Washington, DC 20036
Psychodynamic
Therapy can empower you to cope with and improve a wide range of issues including anxiety, depression, relationships, loss, low self-esteem, past trauma, identity issues, and insecurities. My gentle, strengths-based approach will help you recognize the best in yourself and tolerate difficult feelings, while promoting changes in your life. I have a nonjudgmental attitude and appreciate each individual's cultural, spiritual, and family backgrounds. My style is collaborative and respectful; together we will consider how experiences from the past intersect with the present and focus on what is most meaningful to you now.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Downtown
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.
Psychodynamic
(202) 999-3892
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Downtown
Washington, DC 20006
Psychodynamic
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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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, LICSW, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Downtown
Washington, DC 20006
Life's challenges can sometimes push our coping skills to the brink, and what used to work for us no longer does. Relief from psychological pain comes when we face feelings that we are avoiding and develop new ways of looking at our lives. I have worked successfully with adults experiencing difficult situations at work, in relationships, and in life transitions. Through our work together, I will help you challenge unhelpful beliefs and alleviate distressing emotions so that you can free yourself from suffering, regain hope, make better choices, and live a more authentic, satisfying life.
Psychodynamic
(202) 883-3165
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Downtown
Washington, DC 20006
Psychodynamic
Life's challenges can sometimes push our coping skills to the brink, and what used to work for us no longer does. Relief from psychological pain comes when we face feelings that we are avoiding and develop new ways of looking at our lives. I have worked successfully with adults experiencing difficult situations at work, in relationships, and in life transitions. Through our work together, I will help you challenge unhelpful beliefs and alleviate distressing emotions so that you can free yourself from suffering, regain hope, make better choices, and live a more authentic, satisfying life.
Photo of Faithnprogress Psychological Services Pllc, Psychologist
Downtown
Washington, DC 20006
Do you want to FEEL BETTER, Improve Relationships, be Better for Yourself, or Learn to Handle Life’s Challenges a bit better? If you answered yes, then FaIthNProgress Psychological Services (FNPPS) is for you. I offer a space where Christianity is celebrated. Openness to the struggles of ethnic minorities is often overlooked-here it is addressed. Overall, if optimal functioning is your goal; I can help! The option of CHRISTIAN-BASED support is available. Do you want to lessen your fears and feelings of uncertainty surrounding (Covid-19)? I am here to help. Persons DIAGNOSED WITH/AFFECTED BY COVID-19 ARE WELCOMED! TEMP LICENSE IN NJ!
Psychodynamic
(202) 503-9510

Downtown
Washington, DC 20006
Psychodynamic
Do you want to FEEL BETTER, Improve Relationships, be Better for Yourself, or Learn to Handle Life’s Challenges a bit better? If you answered yes, then FaIthNProgress Psychological Services (FNPPS) is for you. I offer a space where Christianity is celebrated. Openness to the struggles of ethnic minorities is often overlooked-here it is addressed. Overall, if optimal functioning is your goal; I can help! The option of CHRISTIAN-BASED support is available. Do you want to lessen your fears and feelings of uncertainty surrounding (Covid-19)? I am here to help. Persons DIAGNOSED WITH/AFFECTED BY COVID-19 ARE WELCOMED! TEMP LICENSE IN NJ!
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Counselor, Ed.D. Verified
Verified
Downtown
Washington, DC 20006
I have been a psychotherapist for over 25 years working with diverse adolescent and adult clients on an individual, group, and couples basis. I assist clients with developing healthier coping skills for addressing the issues of every day life. Furthermore,as an Existentialist, I feel that it is a human right to work toward developing one's potential and to enjoy one's journey on this planet.
Psychodynamic
(202) 670-9948
Verified
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Downtown
Washington, DC 20006
Psychodynamic
I have been a psychotherapist for over 25 years working with diverse adolescent and adult clients on an individual, group, and couples basis. I assist clients with developing healthier coping skills for addressing the issues of every day life. Furthermore,as an Existentialist, I feel that it is a human right to work toward developing one's potential and to enjoy one's journey on this planet.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, CAC, CEAP Verified
Verified
Downtown
Washington, DC 20005
Are anxiety, anger, alienation, sadness or confusion causing you to feel overwhelmed trapped or hopelessly thwarted in reaching your goals? Or do you feel a deep longing for change? The call to deepen your understanding of yourself, of others and your situation is often signaled by negative thoughts, painful feelings, or a work or relationship crisis. The opportunity to talk with someone who is accepting and takes a practical approach restores hope, rekindles desire, resolves conflict, and directs the flow of energy towards positive movement.
Psychodynamic
(202) 559-4853
Verified
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Downtown
Washington, DC 20005
Psychodynamic
Are anxiety, anger, alienation, sadness or confusion causing you to feel overwhelmed trapped or hopelessly thwarted in reaching your goals? Or do you feel a deep longing for change? The call to deepen your understanding of yourself, of others and your situation is often signaled by negative thoughts, painful feelings, or a work or relationship crisis. The opportunity to talk with someone who is accepting and takes a practical approach restores hope, rekindles desire, resolves conflict, and directs the flow of energy towards positive movement.
Photo of Quarterlife Center, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LICSW, LCSW Verified
Verified
Downtown
Washington, DC 20005
Are you in your twenties and thirties and entering a new phase in your life? Life transitions can be both exciting and daunting. If you're struggling with some of these changes, you may be experiencing a quarterlife crisis. You are not alone, and we are here to help. The Quarterlife Center is a place where you can get help discovering answers about yourself and your relationships to figure out the road ahead. To learn more, please visit our website: www.quarterlifecenter.com. We look forward to hearing from you! Call us at 1-844-QLC-TALK (844-752-8255). Email us: talk@quarterlifecenter.com
Psychodynamic
(202) 868-8546
Verified
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Downtown
Washington, DC 20005
Psychodynamic
Are you in your twenties and thirties and entering a new phase in your life? Life transitions can be both exciting and daunting. If you're struggling with some of these changes, you may be experiencing a quarterlife crisis. You are not alone, and we are here to help. The Quarterlife Center is a place where you can get help discovering answers about yourself and your relationships to figure out the road ahead. To learn more, please visit our website: www.quarterlifecenter.com. We look forward to hearing from you! Call us at 1-844-QLC-TALK (844-752-8255). Email us: talk@quarterlifecenter.com
Photo of Debra Ann Cruz, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, CEAP, CEC Verified
Verified
Downtown
Washington, DC 20006
Welcome! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Employee Assitance Professional, and a Certified Executive Performance Coach. I specialize in self-esteem recovery for high-functioning adults seeking to reach their mental and emotional health and well-being. I take a big-picture approach, with active listening, to hear your immediate concerns and future goals. Society underestimates the power of our human emotions. Your Feelings Matter! They are the critical internal GPS you need to direct your path in life. Together we will work to gain clarity for your goals. Isn't it time for you were Happy and Fulfilled?
Psychodynamic
(202) 883-6629
Verified
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Downtown
Washington, DC 20006
Psychodynamic
Welcome! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Employee Assitance Professional, and a Certified Executive Performance Coach. I specialize in self-esteem recovery for high-functioning adults seeking to reach their mental and emotional health and well-being. I take a big-picture approach, with active listening, to hear your immediate concerns and future goals. Society underestimates the power of our human emotions. Your Feelings Matter! They are the critical internal GPS you need to direct your path in life. Together we will work to gain clarity for your goals. Isn't it time for you were Happy and Fulfilled?
Photo of Holistic Psychotherapy by Santa, LLC., Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, SEP Verified
Verified
Downtown
Washington, DC 20036
No matter how you are feeling, know that there is someone out here to support you, don't lose hope. I believe that we all have the innate ability to be well, regardless of race, sexual orientation or gender identification. Traumatic and challenging experiences in our lifes, can affect our nervous system, rendering us vulnerable, confused and at times stuck/frozen in fight and or flight responses to life. It would be an honor to assist you at recognizing and reclaiming your strength and true potential through gentle, mindful and regulated interventions that provide balance and peace.
Psychodynamic
(202) 499-6292
Verified
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Downtown
Washington, DC 20036
Psychodynamic
No matter how you are feeling, know that there is someone out here to support you, don't lose hope. I believe that we all have the innate ability to be well, regardless of race, sexual orientation or gender identification. Traumatic and challenging experiences in our lifes, can affect our nervous system, rendering us vulnerable, confused and at times stuck/frozen in fight and or flight responses to life. It would be an honor to assist you at recognizing and reclaiming your strength and true potential through gentle, mindful and regulated interventions that provide balance and peace.
Photo of Tim Pineau, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Downtown
Washington, DC 20006
As a licensed psychologist, I provide individual therapy to adolescent and adult clients looking to better understand themselves and their relationships. People often seek therapy to address symptoms or problems that they want to change, but ironically, this felt need for things to be different can often create more stress. I believe people are more than their problems, and so my aim is to create a safe, nonjudgmental space to explore the connections between your past experience, relational patterns, and current behaviors to help you a achieve a meaningful sense of self-awareness, thereby giving you more freedom and choice.
Psychodynamic
(202) 858-0656
Verified
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Downtown
Washington, DC 20006
Psychodynamic
As a licensed psychologist, I provide individual therapy to adolescent and adult clients looking to better understand themselves and their relationships. People often seek therapy to address symptoms or problems that they want to change, but ironically, this felt need for things to be different can often create more stress. I believe people are more than their problems, and so my aim is to create a safe, nonjudgmental space to explore the connections between your past experience, relational patterns, and current behaviors to help you a achieve a meaningful sense of self-awareness, thereby giving you more freedom and choice.
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Counselor, MA, LGPC Verified
Verified
Downtown
Washington, DC 20005
I am a clinical psychologist and psychotherapist who treats adults and older adolescents seeking individual psychotherapy for a range of issues, including depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, life transitions, relationships, and loss. My approach is eclectic but is fundamentally psychodynamic.
Psychodynamic
(202) 839-9348
Verified
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Downtown
Washington, DC 20005
Psychodynamic
I am a clinical psychologist and psychotherapist who treats adults and older adolescents seeking individual psychotherapy for a range of issues, including depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, life transitions, relationships, and loss. My approach is eclectic but is fundamentally psychodynamic.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Downtown
Washington, DC 20005
Are you looking to make a change in your life or your relationships? Do you want to understand why you tend to repeat the same patterns again and again? I am here to help. I believe in the resilience that exists within all of us and the healing power of the therapeutic relationship. My role as a therapist is that of an active collaborator, working together with clients to explore and address current challenges. My most important job is creating a safe and empathic therapeutic environment which fosters individual growth and empowers clients to overcome obstacles and achieve their goals.
Psychodynamic
(813) 452-4917
Verified
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Downtown
Washington, DC 20005
Psychodynamic
Are you looking to make a change in your life or your relationships? Do you want to understand why you tend to repeat the same patterns again and again? I am here to help. I believe in the resilience that exists within all of us and the healing power of the therapeutic relationship. My role as a therapist is that of an active collaborator, working together with clients to explore and address current challenges. My most important job is creating a safe and empathic therapeutic environment which fosters individual growth and empowers clients to overcome obstacles and achieve their goals.
Photo of Compass Rose Counseling & Consultation, LLC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Verified
Verified
Downtown
Washington, DC 20006
Our mission is to ensure that individuals of every race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, and political and religious affiliation are respected and provided a safe space to receive high quality mental health care. Our clinicians are trained to utilize a variety of therapeutic modalities to support and empower a diverse population.
Psychodynamic
(202) 919-8859
Verified
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Downtown
Washington, DC 20006
Psychodynamic
Our mission is to ensure that individuals of every race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, and political and religious affiliation are respected and provided a safe space to receive high quality mental health care. Our clinicians are trained to utilize a variety of therapeutic modalities to support and empower a diverse population.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, MSW Verified
Verified
Downtown
Washington, DC 20005
Hello, My name is Elsa Mendez and I am a LICSW (Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker) in DC. I have worked with different populations in the DC and Maryland areas. I received my bachelor's in psychology from Towson University and my master's in Social Work from Catholic University of America. I have worked and interned at different nonprofits in DC such as Neighbor's Consejo,  Latin American Youth Center and St. Ann's Center For Children, Youth, and Families.
Psychodynamic
(202) 217-0864
Verified
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Downtown
Washington, DC 20005
Psychodynamic
Hello, My name is Elsa Mendez and I am a LICSW (Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker) in DC. I have worked with different populations in the DC and Maryland areas. I received my bachelor's in psychology from Towson University and my master's in Social Work from Catholic University of America. I have worked and interned at different nonprofits in DC such as Neighbor's Consejo,  Latin American Youth Center and St. Ann's Center For Children, Youth, and Families.
Photo of Arlene Levinson, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LICSW Verified
Verified
Downtown
Washington, DC 20006
Helping you understand what troubles you and gain insight toward positive change is the heart of my practice. I work with adults, individually and in couples, and with families facing the challenges of life transitions and aging. Whether yours are new dilemmas or longstanding struggles, a life-changing event that was planned or unexpected, painful grief over a new or old loss, or a knotty issue in search of solution, all can be opportunities for growth. Every life is a story. You want to make yours better. I work as a partner with you in that process.
Psychodynamic
(202) 751-3653
Verified
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Downtown
Washington, DC 20006
Psychodynamic
Helping you understand what troubles you and gain insight toward positive change is the heart of my practice. I work with adults, individually and in couples, and with families facing the challenges of life transitions and aging. Whether yours are new dilemmas or longstanding struggles, a life-changing event that was planned or unexpected, painful grief over a new or old loss, or a knotty issue in search of solution, all can be opportunities for growth. Every life is a story. You want to make yours better. I work as a partner with you in that process.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Downtown
Washington, DC 20006
I believe that psychotherapy provides the opportunity to develop self-awareness, improve our relationships with others, and alleviate distress and suffering. Whether you are struggling with anxiety or depression, dealing with life’s transitions and challenges, or seeking to improve your overall well-being, I can help you develop the strategies and insight to do so. Together we will identify patterns of relating to yourself and others that are no longer working for you and figure out how to replace them with more fulfilling and satisfying ones.
Psychodynamic
(202) 817-2274
Verified
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Downtown
Washington, DC 20006
Psychodynamic
I believe that psychotherapy provides the opportunity to develop self-awareness, improve our relationships with others, and alleviate distress and suffering. Whether you are struggling with anxiety or depression, dealing with life’s transitions and challenges, or seeking to improve your overall well-being, I can help you develop the strategies and insight to do so. Together we will identify patterns of relating to yourself and others that are no longer working for you and figure out how to replace them with more fulfilling and satisfying ones.
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Counselor, MS, LGPC, NCC Verified
Verified
Downtown
Washington, DC 20006
Life is like your favorite card game. Sometimes you are dealt a good hand, and sometimes you are dealt a bad hand. How you play that hand determines the outcome. If life has gotten difficult for you and you need help sorting through and coping with the challenges that you have been facing, please contact me. Together, we can explore and identify the issues that have led to your depression, anxiety, stress, feelings of hopelessness, trauma, relationship challenges, post-traumatic stress, grief, loss, life transitions, and any other obstacles you face.
Psychodynamic
(202) 804-8028
Verified
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Downtown
Washington, DC 20006
Psychodynamic
Life is like your favorite card game. Sometimes you are dealt a good hand, and sometimes you are dealt a bad hand. How you play that hand determines the outcome. If life has gotten difficult for you and you need help sorting through and coping with the challenges that you have been facing, please contact me. Together, we can explore and identify the issues that have led to your depression, anxiety, stress, feelings of hopelessness, trauma, relationship challenges, post-traumatic stress, grief, loss, life transitions, and any other obstacles you face.
Photo of Amy Julia Cheyfitz, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
Verified
Downtown
Washington, DC 20036
I believe that my role as a therapist is to create a space where you feel supported, safe, and validated as we navigate challenges together. I will be there beside you as you gain the skills to shape your life the way you envision and work towards your goals. I think that everyone can benefit from therapy, whether it’s short-term to help you through a life transition or longer-term support, I will be here to help and accept you as you are. Many people who are members of the LGBTQ+, kink, or poly communities can feel stigmatized during therapy and I aim to provide a non-judgmental atmosphere for all my clients.
Psychodynamic
(202) 933-1074
Verified
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Downtown
Washington, DC 20036
Psychodynamic
I believe that my role as a therapist is to create a space where you feel supported, safe, and validated as we navigate challenges together. I will be there beside you as you gain the skills to shape your life the way you envision and work towards your goals. I think that everyone can benefit from therapy, whether it’s short-term to help you through a life transition or longer-term support, I will be here to help and accept you as you are. Many people who are members of the LGBTQ+, kink, or poly communities can feel stigmatized during therapy and I aim to provide a non-judgmental atmosphere for all my clients.
Photo of Seda Sümer-Richards, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Downtown
Washington, DC 20006
I view the therapeutic environment as a place where you can find healing through self-discovery, gaining insight, exploring unhealthy thought patterns, and developing more effective strategies in dealing with your life's challenges. As a therapist, I work collaboratively, and strive to create a safe and supportive environment that facilitates growth with regards to your sense of well-being, authenticity, and ability to create change in your life.
Psychodynamic
(202) 285-5486
Verified
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Downtown
Washington, DC 20006
Psychodynamic
I view the therapeutic environment as a place where you can find healing through self-discovery, gaining insight, exploring unhealthy thought patterns, and developing more effective strategies in dealing with your life's challenges. As a therapist, I work collaboratively, and strive to create a safe and supportive environment that facilitates growth with regards to your sense of well-being, authenticity, and ability to create change in your life.
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Downtown
Washington, DC 20005
I work with clients who are motivated to seek change and/or those facing major life problems/transitions, psychological difficulties or interpersonal conflicts.
Psychodynamic
(202) 499-6138
Verified

Downtown
Washington, DC 20005
Psychodynamic
I work with clients who are motivated to seek change and/or those facing major life problems/transitions, psychological difficulties or interpersonal conflicts.

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Psychodynamic Therapists
Psychodynamic therapy in Downtown, Washington, 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 Downtown, Washington are able to work with a wide range of issues. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Downtown, Washington

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