Peak Wellness Group
North Rosslyn
Arlington, VA 22209
Offers online therapy
At Peak Wellness Group, we aim to help the Metropolitan DC community achieve peak levels of functioning and experience an enhanced sense of well-being through the delivery of quality psychological services. Prioritizing collaboration, convenience, and innovation, we strive to simplify the process of obtaining psychological wellness services and to deliver personalized, evidence-based care that considers each individual's needs, goals, and values.
(571) 200-4478
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North Rosslyn
Arlington, VA 22209
Offers online therapy
At Peak Wellness Group, we aim to help the Metropolitan DC community achieve peak levels of functioning and experience an enhanced sense of well-being through the delivery of quality psychological services. Prioritizing collaboration, convenience, and innovation, we strive to simplify the process of obtaining psychological wellness services and to deliver personalized, evidence-based care that considers each individual's needs, goals, and values.
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Thomas Franco
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW, LICSW Verified
North Rosslyn
Arlington, VA 22209
Offers online therapy
Stop and think about it! Do you feel anxious, unfulfilled, or have difficulty reaching your goals? Are you feeling depressed, perhaps experiencing suicide ideation? Depression is very difficult to manage on your own, and you won't have to when I am your therapist. Whether you are an adolescent or adult, you will have coping tools I will share with you during our sessions together at your disposal to help you feel more empowered and in greater control of your life. Would you like to become more self-aware? Our focus on mindfulness will facilitate your journey of self-realization.
(646) 762-0477
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North Rosslyn
Arlington, VA 22209
Offers online therapy
Stop and think about it! Do you feel anxious, unfulfilled, or have difficulty reaching your goals? Are you feeling depressed, perhaps experiencing suicide ideation? Depression is very difficult to manage on your own, and you won't have to when I am your therapist. Whether you are an adolescent or adult, you will have coping tools I will share with you during our sessions together at your disposal to help you feel more empowered and in greater control of your life. Would you like to become more self-aware? Our focus on mindfulness will facilitate your journey of self-realization.
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Brian A Sharpless
Psychologist, PhD, MA Verified
North Rosslyn
Arlington, VA 22209
Offers online therapy
I am a licensed clinical psychologist (PhD) who specializes in treating personality, sleep, mood, and anxiety disorders. As a preferred provider for the Virginia Health Practitioner Monitoring Program, I also have experience working with impaired professionals in high-level positions as well as psychologists and psychotherapists. I provide teletherapy (PSYPACT member) as well as clinical supervision for other mental health professionals. I completed my clinical training at Penn State and the University of Pennsylvania and have four physical office locations in the DC area (Arlington, Gaithersburg, Germantown, & Frederick).
(301) 250-1435
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North Rosslyn
Arlington, VA 22209
Offers online therapy
I am a licensed clinical psychologist (PhD) who specializes in treating personality, sleep, mood, and anxiety disorders. As a preferred provider for the Virginia Health Practitioner Monitoring Program, I also have experience working with impaired professionals in high-level positions as well as psychologists and psychotherapists. I provide teletherapy (PSYPACT member) as well as clinical supervision for other mental health professionals. I completed my clinical training at Penn State and the University of Pennsylvania and have four physical office locations in the DC area (Arlington, Gaithersburg, Germantown, & Frederick).
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Adam Prestegord
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LICSW Verified
Offers online therapy
My therapy style is psychodynamic, meaning that I will help you explore how your unconscious beliefs and past relationships influence your functioning in the present.
Sex and relationships are integral parts of our lives. However, miscommunication, self-perceptions, and expectations can prevent us from having the connections we want. Although our frustrations can seem insurmountable at times, change is possible. Looking for a therapist is a positive first step. Whether you are looking to gain personal insight, develop coping strategies, or improve your relationships and sexual functioning, we can work together to achieve your goals. I work with individuals and couples and am licensed in VA and DC.
Psychodynamic
(571) 200-5235
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Offers online therapy
Psychodynamic
My therapy style is psychodynamic, meaning that I will help you explore how your unconscious beliefs and past relationships influence your functioning in the present.
Sex and relationships are integral parts of our lives. However, miscommunication, self-perceptions, and expectations can prevent us from having the connections we want. Although our frustrations can seem insurmountable at times, change is possible. Looking for a therapist is a positive first step. Whether you are looking to gain personal insight, develop coping strategies, or improve your relationships and sexual functioning, we can work together to achieve your goals. I work with individuals and couples and am licensed in VA and DC.
Howard Simmons
Resident in Counseling, MS, EdS, LPC-R Verified
Offers online therapy
I am at heart a psychodynamic or depth therapist.
We all face difficult times in our lives which lead us to seek help. Psychotherapy helps you become more resilient, find inner strength and improve your sense of self – all of which aid you in your quest to live a more open, genuine, and fulfilling life. Together we examine areas of struggle and work to identify new ways of being more engaged and effective in relationships and at peace with ourselves. I will work with you in treatment modalities ranging from short-term brief, CBT, to longer-term analytic work. I have experience treating a wide range of difficulties including depression, anxiety and trauma.
Psychodynamic
(757) 600-6150
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Offers online therapy
Psychodynamic
I am at heart a psychodynamic or depth therapist.
We all face difficult times in our lives which lead us to seek help. Psychotherapy helps you become more resilient, find inner strength and improve your sense of self – all of which aid you in your quest to live a more open, genuine, and fulfilling life. Together we examine areas of struggle and work to identify new ways of being more engaged and effective in relationships and at peace with ourselves. I will work with you in treatment modalities ranging from short-term brief, CBT, to longer-term analytic work. I have experience treating a wide range of difficulties including depression, anxiety and trauma.
Matthew Sims
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW Verified
Offers online therapy
While I typically incorporate Cognitive Behavioral Theory, Psychodynamic Theory, and mindfulness into my sessions, the most important part of counseling is the therapeutic relationship between a therapist and their client.
Over the years I've enjoyed working with adolescents and young adults as a full-time social worker and soccer coach in the school setting (currently with Fairfax County Public Schools). Given the transient and dense population of the Northern Virginia community, our school aged population puts immense pressure on themselves to succeed socially, academically, and athletically. Many students that I've worked with in the school and private practice setting are dealing with depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, relationship issues, or something else.
Psychodynamic
(540) 518-0602
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Offers online therapy
Psychodynamic
While I typically incorporate Cognitive Behavioral Theory, Psychodynamic Theory, and mindfulness into my sessions, the most important part of counseling is the therapeutic relationship between a therapist and their client.
Over the years I've enjoyed working with adolescents and young adults as a full-time social worker and soccer coach in the school setting (currently with Fairfax County Public Schools). Given the transient and dense population of the Northern Virginia community, our school aged population puts immense pressure on themselves to succeed socially, academically, and athletically. Many students that I've worked with in the school and private practice setting are dealing with depression, anxiety, stress, trauma, relationship issues, or something else.
Jill Weber
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Offers online therapy
I use psychodynamic/cognitive approaches, helping clients understand how their personal history along with current circumstances may be influencing their emotional lives, interpersonal relationships, and quality of life.
I am a clinical psychologist practicing in Tysons Corner, Virginia and the Friendship Heights area of Northwest Washington, DC, and treat adolescents, adults, and couples. My approach is interactive, hopeful, and supportive. Some of my specialty areas include depression, anxiety, self-esteem, relationships, and adolescent distress (including parent/teenager communication). I work in a collaborative and flexible manner. I help clients to gain greater insight into their behaviors, thought patterns, and emotional reactions. As self-awareness develops, clients report an increased sense of control over their choices, improved self-worth and, as a result, more rewarding relationships and fulfilling lives.
Psychodynamic
(540) 822-0947
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Offers online therapy
Psychodynamic
I use psychodynamic/cognitive approaches, helping clients understand how their personal history along with current circumstances may be influencing their emotional lives, interpersonal relationships, and quality of life.
I am a clinical psychologist practicing in Tysons Corner, Virginia and the Friendship Heights area of Northwest Washington, DC, and treat adolescents, adults, and couples. My approach is interactive, hopeful, and supportive. Some of my specialty areas include depression, anxiety, self-esteem, relationships, and adolescent distress (including parent/teenager communication). I work in a collaborative and flexible manner. I help clients to gain greater insight into their behaviors, thought patterns, and emotional reactions. As self-awareness develops, clients report an increased sense of control over their choices, improved self-worth and, as a result, more rewarding relationships and fulfilling lives.
Mathew Carl
Resident in Counseling, MA Verified
Offers online therapy
I take a holistic approach to therapy, utilizing multiple techniques in my therapeutic approach including: Person-Centered, Cognitive Behavioral, and Psychodynamic therapy.
As a counselor I am committed to being an understanding and flexible presence for my clients because I believe it’s my duty to ensure you are heard, to help facilitate opportunities to heal, and to provide support as you grow. I specialize in working with adolescents and adults who are dealing with anxiety, loss, grief, depression, and relationship issues. I aim to provide my clients with the opportunity to address distressing life patterns, process heavy emotions, heal from impactful life events, and find more satisfying ways to express themselves and relate to others.
Psychodynamic
(571) 749-2946
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Offers online therapy
Psychodynamic
I take a holistic approach to therapy, utilizing multiple techniques in my therapeutic approach including: Person-Centered, Cognitive Behavioral, and Psychodynamic therapy.
As a counselor I am committed to being an understanding and flexible presence for my clients because I believe it’s my duty to ensure you are heard, to help facilitate opportunities to heal, and to provide support as you grow. I specialize in working with adolescents and adults who are dealing with anxiety, loss, grief, depression, and relationship issues. I aim to provide my clients with the opportunity to address distressing life patterns, process heavy emotions, heal from impactful life events, and find more satisfying ways to express themselves and relate to others.
Lindsay Bowling
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, CSAC, CCMHC, NCC Verified
Offers online therapy
Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-focused Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, Exposure Response Prevention (ERP), Psychodynamic, and Mindfulness techniques.
Are you feeling stuck and unsure about how to move past the roadblocks in your path? Are you ready to make positive changes in your life and move forward? Whether you or someone you love is struggling with anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, relationship conflicts, perfectionism, test anxiety, school and work avoidance, mild substance abuse, or you are having a hard time adjusting to a new situation, you are not alone. Although things are difficult right now it does not have to be this way forever.
Psychodynamic
(571) 616-9792
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Offers online therapy
Psychodynamic
Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-focused Therapy, Person-Centered Therapy, Exposure Response Prevention (ERP), Psychodynamic, and Mindfulness techniques.
Are you feeling stuck and unsure about how to move past the roadblocks in your path? Are you ready to make positive changes in your life and move forward? Whether you or someone you love is struggling with anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, relationship conflicts, perfectionism, test anxiety, school and work avoidance, mild substance abuse, or you are having a hard time adjusting to a new situation, you are not alone. Although things are difficult right now it does not have to be this way forever.
Kevin Bruce Hanger
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Offers online therapy
I have worked as a social worker in the mental health field for over 30 years. My treatment philosophy focuses on enhancing one's strengths and skills using a combination of behavioral and psychodynamic techniques. I have extensive experience working with both female and male trauma survivors and have been successful in helping them work through and recover from these experiences.
Psychodynamic
(804) 593-0045
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Offers online therapy
Psychodynamic
I have worked as a social worker in the mental health field for over 30 years. My treatment philosophy focuses on enhancing one's strengths and skills using a combination of behavioral and psychodynamic techniques. I have extensive experience working with both female and male trauma survivors and have been successful in helping them work through and recover from these experiences.
Matthew Tolman
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Offers online therapy
As co-author of the book, Psychodynamic Perspectives on Eating Disorders, I am able to offer expertise in this area.
I am a licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in treating children, young adults, and adults using an approach that integrates classic and modern psychodynamic theory with contemporary approaches including family systems, cognitive-behavioral, and mindfulness-based treatment. Therapy can be an invaluable part of helping individuals to overcome life's challenges. Whether our struggle is related to life transitions, loss, trauma or interpersonal difficulties, painful feelings commonly arise such as depression and anxiety. My goal is to provide a therapeutic environment and a collaborative partnership to individuals that seek relief from these painful symptoms and hope to achieve growth and positive change in their lives.
Psychodynamic
(434) 442-4561 x109
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Offers online therapy
Psychodynamic
As co-author of the book, Psychodynamic Perspectives on Eating Disorders, I am able to offer expertise in this area.
I am a licensed Clinical Psychologist who specializes in treating children, young adults, and adults using an approach that integrates classic and modern psychodynamic theory with contemporary approaches including family systems, cognitive-behavioral, and mindfulness-based treatment. Therapy can be an invaluable part of helping individuals to overcome life's challenges. Whether our struggle is related to life transitions, loss, trauma or interpersonal difficulties, painful feelings commonly arise such as depression and anxiety. My goal is to provide a therapeutic environment and a collaborative partnership to individuals that seek relief from these painful symptoms and hope to achieve growth and positive change in their lives.
Courtney Kramer
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Offers online therapy
I incorporate Trauma-Focused, Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Solution-Focused, and Internal Family Systems methods.
I specialize in supporting adolescent and adult clients who are experiencing difficulties with life transitions, career challenges, self-esteem, managing stress/burn-out, identity exploration, depression, and anxiety. My goal is to walk alongside you on a journey in facing suffering with acceptance and compassion. I am here to support you in tapping into your inner wisdom to live as a more authentic version of yourself.
Psychodynamic
(757) 210-5839
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Offers online therapy
Psychodynamic
I incorporate Trauma-Focused, Psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, Solution-Focused, and Internal Family Systems methods.
I specialize in supporting adolescent and adult clients who are experiencing difficulties with life transitions, career challenges, self-esteem, managing stress/burn-out, identity exploration, depression, and anxiety. My goal is to walk alongside you on a journey in facing suffering with acceptance and compassion. I am here to support you in tapping into your inner wisdom to live as a more authentic version of yourself.
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Jeremy Kozne
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Offers online therapy
I teach clients skills from evidence-based therapies including: Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Short-Term Psychodynamic Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), & Mindfulness strategies.
Many people get stuck and feel disappointed or unsatisfied when they evaluate their lives. I work with clients to help them identify destructive thoughts and behaviors, manage disruptive, uncomfortable emotions, establish more fulfilling relationships, and reach a place of genuine satisfaction. I teach clients skills to increase positive feelings and we will work together to uncover deep insights and break entrenched maladaptive, negative life patterns. As your therapist, I provide a warm, directive and active role to help you meet your treatment goals.
Psychodynamic
(571) 322-8351 x505
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Offers online therapy
Psychodynamic
I teach clients skills from evidence-based therapies including: Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), Short-Term Psychodynamic Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), & Mindfulness strategies.
Many people get stuck and feel disappointed or unsatisfied when they evaluate their lives. I work with clients to help them identify destructive thoughts and behaviors, manage disruptive, uncomfortable emotions, establish more fulfilling relationships, and reach a place of genuine satisfaction. I teach clients skills to increase positive feelings and we will work together to uncover deep insights and break entrenched maladaptive, negative life patterns. As your therapist, I provide a warm, directive and active role to help you meet your treatment goals.
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Christina Hong Huber
Psychologist, PsyD, BCB Verified
Offers online therapy
I have advanced training in evidence-based therapies including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Short-Term Psychodynamic Therapy, and I am board certified in biofeedback.
Everyone experiences difficult times at some point, and individualized and tailored therapy can help people to cope with these hard times. Therapy can look different for each person—it can be short-term and goal-directed or longer-term and more exploratory. I specialize in working with anxiety, depression, trauma, multicultural issues, interpersonal challenges, and adjustment difficulties with adults, adolescents, and couples from a variety of cultural backgrounds and identities. I am passionate about helping clients who are looking for empowerment, exploration, and support with life stressors.
Psychodynamic
(571) 252-5915
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Offers online therapy
Psychodynamic
I have advanced training in evidence-based therapies including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Short-Term Psychodynamic Therapy, and I am board certified in biofeedback.
Everyone experiences difficult times at some point, and individualized and tailored therapy can help people to cope with these hard times. Therapy can look different for each person—it can be short-term and goal-directed or longer-term and more exploratory. I specialize in working with anxiety, depression, trauma, multicultural issues, interpersonal challenges, and adjustment difficulties with adults, adolescents, and couples from a variety of cultural backgrounds and identities. I am passionate about helping clients who are looking for empowerment, exploration, and support with life stressors.
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Heidi Elliot
MA Verified
Offers online therapy
My clients include adolescents and adults. I primarily work from a holistic, person-centered and relational psychodynamic therapeutic approach with emphasis on family of origin, personal beliefs, mind/body connection, and attachment.
Psychodynamic
(571) 366-7694
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Offers online therapy
Psychodynamic
My clients include adolescents and adults. I primarily work from a holistic, person-centered and relational psychodynamic therapeutic approach with emphasis on family of origin, personal beliefs, mind/body connection, and attachment.
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Counseling and Forensic Services, INC
MA Verified
Offers online therapy
I use skills from cognitive-behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and solution-focused therapy.
Feeling stressed out, anxious, or have another mental health issue that you are struggling to deal with? Have you thought about therapy? I believe everyone has the ability to overcome or deal with problems regardless of how overwhelming they might seem, and therapy can facilitate desired growth and personal goals. I view working with a therapist as a way of gaining insight on the issues that are present, and as a way to make a plan for improving mental well-being.
Psychodynamic
(833) 353-1031
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Offers online therapy
Psychodynamic
I use skills from cognitive-behavioral therapy, psychodynamic therapy, and solution-focused therapy.
Feeling stressed out, anxious, or have another mental health issue that you are struggling to deal with? Have you thought about therapy? I believe everyone has the ability to overcome or deal with problems regardless of how overwhelming they might seem, and therapy can facilitate desired growth and personal goals. I view working with a therapist as a way of gaining insight on the issues that are present, and as a way to make a plan for improving mental well-being.
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Shushan Campbell
Psychologist, PhD , LCP Verified
Offers online therapy
Campbell combines elements of psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and other evidence-based therapies to help individuals accomplish their therapy goals.
Dr. Campbell is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who works with children (9 and up), adolescents, and adults. Dr. Campbell has over eight years of experience providing individual and couples therapy, psychological evaluations, and emergency mental health assessments. Dr. Campbell specializes in a broad range of psychological and behavioral issues that are of clinical concern; areas of focus include Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Neurodevelopmental Disorders (ADHD, Learning Disabilities, Autism), Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders, Grief and Loss, PTSD, and other life challenges.
Psychodynamic
(571) 378-5874 x1024
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Offers online therapy
Psychodynamic
Campbell combines elements of psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and other evidence-based therapies to help individuals accomplish their therapy goals.
Dr. Campbell is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who works with children (9 and up), adolescents, and adults. Dr. Campbell has over eight years of experience providing individual and couples therapy, psychological evaluations, and emergency mental health assessments. Dr. Campbell specializes in a broad range of psychological and behavioral issues that are of clinical concern; areas of focus include Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, Neurodevelopmental Disorders (ADHD, Learning Disabilities, Autism), Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders, Grief and Loss, PTSD, and other life challenges.
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Ellen Nasanow, Ph.D.
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Offers online therapy
My treatment approaches include: Crisis and Stress Management; Cognitive/Behavioral Therapy; Relaxation/Desensitization Therapy; Effective Marital/Relationship Therapy; and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy.
When patients ask, “What can you tell me about your practice?" I say I am very comfortable working with adults-18 and older, couples, children and families. The patients I see in my practice are wanting help with issues of anger and stress; anxiety, panic and phobias; grief and depression; life-cycle changes; relationship issues; career challenges; and self-esteem. Coordination of care with other medical professionals is an important part of my practice and allows for opportunities to develop a comprehensive care approach to your treatment.
Psychodynamic
(202) 858-1759
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Offers online therapy
Psychodynamic
My treatment approaches include: Crisis and Stress Management; Cognitive/Behavioral Therapy; Relaxation/Desensitization Therapy; Effective Marital/Relationship Therapy; and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy.
When patients ask, “What can you tell me about your practice?" I say I am very comfortable working with adults-18 and older, couples, children and families. The patients I see in my practice are wanting help with issues of anger and stress; anxiety, panic and phobias; grief and depression; life-cycle changes; relationship issues; career challenges; and self-esteem. Coordination of care with other medical professionals is an important part of my practice and allows for opportunities to develop a comprehensive care approach to your treatment.
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Gabriel Duer
Counselor, LPC Verified
Offers online therapy
While I have a psychodynamic background, I incorporate cognitive behavioral and other techniques to address your specific problem.
I am a multilingual, licensed therapist with more than 25 years of experience in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental and emotional disorders both in public agencies as well as in private settings. I work with a variety of issues such as depression, anxiety, trauma, interpersonal problems and adjustments to life changes. I also have extensive experience in Crisis intervention and risk assessments. I provide psychotherapy in English and in Spanish to adults.
Psychodynamic
(703) 962-1404
Verified
Offers online therapy
Psychodynamic
While I have a psychodynamic background, I incorporate cognitive behavioral and other techniques to address your specific problem.
I am a multilingual, licensed therapist with more than 25 years of experience in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental and emotional disorders both in public agencies as well as in private settings. I work with a variety of issues such as depression, anxiety, trauma, interpersonal problems and adjustments to life changes. I also have extensive experience in Crisis intervention and risk assessments. I provide psychotherapy in English and in Spanish to adults.
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Gloria Quevedo
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Verified
Offers online therapy
While I have a psychodynamic background, I incorporate cognitive behavioral techniques and mind body work.
Depression? Anxiety? Difficulties in your relationships? Trauma? ... If you believe that there is anything that you would like to change, or that is not allowing you to enjoy your life, I invite you to come to take a look at your world, and together to start the process of figuring out how to make it better. I believe that therapy is a collaboration between client and therapist in a supportive and safe environment where you can explore how your past has impacted who you are now and how to make changes in your thoughts and actions.
Psychodynamic
(202) 618-9613
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Offers online therapy
Psychodynamic
While I have a psychodynamic background, I incorporate cognitive behavioral techniques and mind body work.
Depression? Anxiety? Difficulties in your relationships? Trauma? ... If you believe that there is anything that you would like to change, or that is not allowing you to enjoy your life, I invite you to come to take a look at your world, and together to start the process of figuring out how to make it better. I believe that therapy is a collaboration between client and therapist in a supportive and safe environment where you can explore how your past has impacted who you are now and how to make changes in your thoughts and actions.

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Psychodynamic Therapists
Psychodynamic therapy in North Rosslyn, Arlington, 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.