LICSW, MBA, BCC Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20037
Hello, I am a Harvard trained practitioner and Board Certified Coach with more than 30 years experience helping people to make their dreams come true. Our work together would define where you want to go in your life & how you will get there - with special emphasis on what's in the way. You may work on one or more parts of your life. Since 'You are You' wherever you may go, you may find that gains you make in one part of your life significantly improve other parts too. You will decide which part(s) of your life you want to work on. These may include: Work, Play, Family, Friends, Physical, Emotional, Spiritual, Money, Romance...
Psychodynamic
(202) 499-4550
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Washington, DC 20037
Psychodynamic
Hello, I am a Harvard trained practitioner and Board Certified Coach with more than 30 years experience helping people to make their dreams come true. Our work together would define where you want to go in your life & how you will get there - with special emphasis on what's in the way. You may work on one or more parts of your life. Since 'You are You' wherever you may go, you may find that gains you make in one part of your life significantly improve other parts too. You will decide which part(s) of your life you want to work on. These may include: Work, Play, Family, Friends, Physical, Emotional, Spiritual, Money, Romance...
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20009
We all have complicated personal stories that have led us to where we are in life. Your unique thoughts, fears, desires and emotions can affect the quality of your daily experiences and cause you to repeat unhealthy patterns.
Psychodynamic
(202) 559-1126
Verified

Washington, DC 20009
Psychodynamic
We all have complicated personal stories that have led us to where we are in life. Your unique thoughts, fears, desires and emotions can affect the quality of your daily experiences and cause you to repeat unhealthy patterns.
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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.
Psychodynamic
(908) 652-9913
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Washington, DC 20002
Psychodynamic
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.
Psychodynamic
(267) 388-2513
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Washington, DC 20005
Psychodynamic
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.
Psychodynamic
(202) 999-3892
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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, LICSW Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20015
I team with adults, children, and parents to create solutions and awaken aspects of themselves they would like to grow. We work together to heal past pain, strengthen, and to build a fresh start. I will work as your guide in providing you the tools you need to live your life more fully.
Psychodynamic
(202) 643-7935
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Washington, DC 20015
Psychodynamic
I team with adults, children, and parents to create solutions and awaken aspects of themselves they would like to grow. We work together to heal past pain, strengthen, and to build a fresh start. I will work as your guide in providing you the tools you need to live your life more fully.
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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.
Psychodynamic
(202) 729-9130
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Washington, DC 20009
Psychodynamic
***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.
Psychodynamic
(202) 999-3386
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Washington, DC 20009
Psychodynamic
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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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, SSW, LICSW, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20052
I have provided individual, group, couples and family therapy in both school settings as well as private practice settings since the onset of my career. I utilize behavioral management tools, cognitive behavioral therapy, and creative therapies to encourage and teach children as well as adults, how to increase their sense of self and learn how to celebrate their strengths and weaknesses. I feel strongly that children respond best when they are free to explore their feelings creatively as opposed to solely participating in talk therapy. I help clients feel accountable and more importantly, recognize they have the ability to grow.
Psychodynamic
(844) 806-0055
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20052
Psychodynamic
I have provided individual, group, couples and family therapy in both school settings as well as private practice settings since the onset of my career. I utilize behavioral management tools, cognitive behavioral therapy, and creative therapies to encourage and teach children as well as adults, how to increase their sense of self and learn how to celebrate their strengths and weaknesses. I feel strongly that children respond best when they are free to explore their feelings creatively as opposed to solely participating in talk therapy. I help clients feel accountable and more importantly, recognize they have the ability to grow.
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Psychologist, PsyD, MS Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20036
I'm a licensed clinical psychologist trained at Harvard Medical School. Occasionally, we notice patterns of thinking, behaving, and experiencing others & ourselves, which can feel very familiar and frustrating. Or we can be hit by sudden life circumstances like loss, transition, identity shifts, or trauma that leave us feeling overwhelmed & scared, where existing strengths and coping skills are outstripped. Through a dynamic and collaborative process, I help patients understand & transform their old ways of being to feel more connected, renewed, and, ultimately, to better flourish in their relationships, work, and within themselves.
Psychodynamic
(202) 838-7793
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Washington, DC 20036
Psychodynamic
I'm a licensed clinical psychologist trained at Harvard Medical School. Occasionally, we notice patterns of thinking, behaving, and experiencing others & ourselves, which can feel very familiar and frustrating. Or we can be hit by sudden life circumstances like loss, transition, identity shifts, or trauma that leave us feeling overwhelmed & scared, where existing strengths and coping skills are outstripped. Through a dynamic and collaborative process, I help patients understand & transform their old ways of being to feel more connected, renewed, and, ultimately, to better flourish in their relationships, work, and within themselves.
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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!
Psychodynamic
(202) 914-5725 x149
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Washington, DC 20009
Psychodynamic
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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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20036
My focus is to help you address issues that bring about uncertainty, confusion and stress. Together we will establish goals and strategies to help you work through those moments of frustration when you feel overwhelmed, stuck or not making any progress. If you are experiencing depression, anxiety, grief & loss, difficulty adjusting to a life transition, or relationship issues, you will benefit from my psycho-educational and solution-focused approach to therapy.
Psychodynamic
(301) 710-6481
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Washington, DC 20036
Psychodynamic
My focus is to help you address issues that bring about uncertainty, confusion and stress. Together we will establish goals and strategies to help you work through those moments of frustration when you feel overwhelmed, stuck or not making any progress. If you are experiencing depression, anxiety, grief & loss, difficulty adjusting to a life transition, or relationship issues, you will benefit from my psycho-educational and solution-focused approach to therapy.
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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.
Psychodynamic
(202) 914-0489
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Washington, DC 20015
Psychodynamic
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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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.
Psychodynamic
(202) 759-7949
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Washington, DC 20008
Psychodynamic
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.
Photo of Meredith Hanback, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20036
People often seek therapy when emotions become too distressing, relationship or life circumstances are unsatisfying, and support and new strategies are needed to help the person feel and behave differently. Working with a therapist can enhance your ability to tolerate difficult situations, and make the process of personal growth and change more productive. Therapy is most effective when a collaborative relationship develops between therapist and client. I aim to create an empathetic and supportive environment, where exploring difficult issues will feel safe. Together, we will identify what has created negative emotions or life dissatisfaction, and work actively towards positive change.
Psychodynamic
(202) 601-3486
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Washington, DC 20036
Psychodynamic
People often seek therapy when emotions become too distressing, relationship or life circumstances are unsatisfying, and support and new strategies are needed to help the person feel and behave differently. Working with a therapist can enhance your ability to tolerate difficult situations, and make the process of personal growth and change more productive. Therapy is most effective when a collaborative relationship develops between therapist and client. I aim to create an empathetic and supportive environment, where exploring difficult issues will feel safe. Together, we will identify what has created negative emotions or life dissatisfaction, and work actively towards positive change.
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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.
Psychodynamic
(617) 244-9146
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Washington, DC 20009
Psychodynamic
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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Psychological Associate, MA Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20036
I am a psychology associate under the supervision of Dr. Maury Joseph (license number: PSY1001241). In therapy, I seek to provide a warm and non-judgmental space for you to process your concerns. Life is hard, and we often find we find ourselves caught up in challenges in our relationships, in our personal lives, and at work. We want more-- more freedom, more purpose, or more peace. Whether your life feels overwhelming or underwhelming, I believe that the care, courage, and curiosity that you find in therapy can go a long way in helping you find new possibilities and solutions that work for you.
Psychodynamic
(240) 589-5988
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Washington, DC 20036
Psychodynamic
I am a psychology associate under the supervision of Dr. Maury Joseph (license number: PSY1001241). In therapy, I seek to provide a warm and non-judgmental space for you to process your concerns. Life is hard, and we often find we find ourselves caught up in challenges in our relationships, in our personal lives, and at work. We want more-- more freedom, more purpose, or more peace. Whether your life feels overwhelming or underwhelming, I believe that the care, courage, and curiosity that you find in therapy can go a long way in helping you find new possibilities and solutions that work for you.
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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.
Psychodynamic
(202) 517-0967
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Washington, DC 20008
Psychodynamic
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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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20036
Most people that I see in my practice do not have an emotional or psychological illness but are faced with professional or relationship issues that are causing personal distress. These issues when not understood and dealt with can create symptoms of anxiety, depression and a loss of satisfaction in personal, professional, and intimate relationships. They can also interfere with the full expression of a person's unique abilities and the fulfillment of his or her goals.
Psychodynamic
(202) 470-1514
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Washington, DC 20036
Psychodynamic
Most people that I see in my practice do not have an emotional or psychological illness but are faced with professional or relationship issues that are causing personal distress. These issues when not understood and dealt with can create symptoms of anxiety, depression and a loss of satisfaction in personal, professional, and intimate relationships. They can also interfere with the full expression of a person's unique abilities and the fulfillment of his or her goals.
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Psychological Associate, Psy.D. Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20036
**Weekend & Evening Availability** Chances are that you are here because something is not working in your life. Perhaps a toxic relationship, harmful behavior, or unhelpful thinking pattern. Maybe it is low self-esteem or general uncertainty. Whatever the case, I recognize the courage it takes to ask for help. I hope to meet your courage with relentless support. With over a decade of experience as a yoga teacher, I have special expertise in the mind-body connection. As a multi-lingual, mixed race clinician, I am uniquely aware of cultural intersections that might be part of your struggle, and can help you reframe them as strengths.
Psychodynamic
(202) 318-7860
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Washington, DC 20036
Psychodynamic
**Weekend & Evening Availability** Chances are that you are here because something is not working in your life. Perhaps a toxic relationship, harmful behavior, or unhelpful thinking pattern. Maybe it is low self-esteem or general uncertainty. Whatever the case, I recognize the courage it takes to ask for help. I hope to meet your courage with relentless support. With over a decade of experience as a yoga teacher, I have special expertise in the mind-body connection. As a multi-lingual, mixed race clinician, I am uniquely aware of cultural intersections that might be part of your struggle, and can help you reframe them as strengths.

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Psychodynamic Therapists
Psychodynamic therapy in 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 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.