Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C
Verified by Psychology Today
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"Through psychotherapy, every person has the capacity to grow and change and live the life they’ve always imagined. I can help you recognize and alter patterns in your life, develop new skills to enhance your relationships with family, friends, and partners, and move toward greater joy and personal fulfillment. I specialize in treating individuals and couples with issue of anxiety & depression, low self-esteem, postpartum depression, parenting issues, sexual & physical abuse, domestic violence, trauma, and work-related stress. I also specialize in working with women who are in unhappy marriages and are contemplating divorce. "
Queer Allied
(202) 559-4242
Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Queer Allied
"Through psychotherapy, every person has the capacity to grow and change and live the life they’ve always imagined. I can help you recognize and alter patterns in your life, develop new skills to enhance your relationships with family, friends, and partners, and move toward greater joy and personal fulfillment. I specialize in treating individuals and couples with issue of anxiety & depression, low self-esteem, postpartum depression, parenting issues, sexual & physical abuse, domestic violence, trauma, and work-related stress. I also specialize in working with women who are in unhappy marriages and are contemplating divorce. "
Kelly M Champion, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, ABPP
Verified by Psychology Today
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"Clients come to my office to reduce distress, anxiety, and problems with others. They seek treatment for children who struggle in school, at home or with friends. Together we identify strengths and difficulties, set goals and monitor progress. Treatment can help you to make changes, find more peace, get healthy, and get everyone back to their lives. I have expertise treating behavioral problems, trauma and health related problems including eating disorders in children and adults. With 15+ years of experience studying, teaching, and practicing psychology, I can help you take the next step. "
Queer Allied
(781) 561-1495
Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Queer Allied
"Clients come to my office to reduce distress, anxiety, and problems with others. They seek treatment for children who struggle in school, at home or with friends. Together we identify strengths and difficulties, set goals and monitor progress. Treatment can help you to make changes, find more peace, get healthy, and get everyone back to their lives. I have expertise treating behavioral problems, trauma and health related problems including eating disorders in children and adults. With 15+ years of experience studying, teaching, and practicing psychology, I can help you take the next step. "
Daniel Fleshner, Counselor
Counselor, LGPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"Daniel Fleshner is a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor with a passion for exploring relationships and helping individuals and couples process conflict and engage in healthy communication. He currently works at Harmony Holistic, Integrative Wellness and Relationship Center in Bethesda, MD where he provides individual counseling, couples counseling, and sex therapy. He graduated with a M. Ed in Rehabilitation Counseling from The George Washington University and a B.A. in Psychology and Political Science from The University of Michigan. "
Queer Allied
(301) 683-5055
Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Queer Allied
"Daniel Fleshner is a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor with a passion for exploring relationships and helping individuals and couples process conflict and engage in healthy communication. He currently works at Harmony Holistic, Integrative Wellness and Relationship Center in Bethesda, MD where he provides individual counseling, couples counseling, and sex therapy. He graduated with a M. Ed in Rehabilitation Counseling from The George Washington University and a B.A. in Psychology and Political Science from The University of Michigan. "
Nina Anagnostopolous, LPC Intern
LPC Intern, BA
Verified by Psychology Today
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"Nina Anagnostopoulos is a Master’s student in the last year of her Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Marymount University. She is working under the supervision of Dr. Melanie Ricaurte. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Community Health from the University of Maryland, College Park."
Queer Allied
(301) 259-3045
Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Queer Allied
"Nina Anagnostopoulos is a Master’s student in the last year of her Clinical Mental Health Counseling program at Marymount University. She is working under the supervision of Dr. Melanie Ricaurte. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Community Health from the University of Maryland, College Park."
Nicole Sandell, Counselor
Counselor, MS, LCPC, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20815
"I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Maryland and have been working with college students since 2014. Prior to starting my private practice, I spent 5 years counseling students as a mental health counselor at the health center of University of Maryland. I have experience working with college students and young adults struggling with depression, anxiety, ADHD, and life transitions. "
Queer Allied
(240) 249-7848
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20815
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Queer Allied
"I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Maryland and have been working with college students since 2014. Prior to starting my private practice, I spent 5 years counseling students as a mental health counselor at the health center of University of Maryland. I have experience working with college students and young adults struggling with depression, anxiety, ADHD, and life transitions. "
Ryan Michael Logue, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, DBT-C
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"Deciding to look for a therapist can be a harrowing experience. In today’s society, it takes a lot of introspection to realize you need help and even more to ask for it. I utilize Dialectic Behavior Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Internal Family Systems techniques to assist you in recognizing, accepting, and utilizing your strengths. This results in an increase in your overall functioning and a decrease in symptoms. We will work collaboratively in using mindfulness techniques to better understand your values and goals, and how to employ your strengths to best attain your goals. "
Queer Allied
(240) 623-8121
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Queer Allied
"Deciding to look for a therapist can be a harrowing experience. In today’s society, it takes a lot of introspection to realize you need help and even more to ask for it. I utilize Dialectic Behavior Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Internal Family Systems techniques to assist you in recognizing, accepting, and utilizing your strengths. This results in an increase in your overall functioning and a decrease in symptoms. We will work collaboratively in using mindfulness techniques to better understand your values and goals, and how to employ your strengths to best attain your goals. "
Jennifer H Greenberg, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, LCSW-C, LCSW, CST
Verified by Psychology Today
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"Do you have a family member or loved one who served in the military and suffers from combat-related stress? Is he or she finding it hard getting back to civilian life or is struggling to maintain healthy relationships, reliving bad memories of traumatic events or avoiding situations that trigger flashbacks of traumatic experiences? Combat-related stress might negatively impact intimacy, sexual desire and can cause ruptures in relationships. It's important to know that post-deployment stress responses are normal reactions to abnormal events..."
Queer Allied
(646) 846-7100
Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Queer Allied
"Do you have a family member or loved one who served in the military and suffers from combat-related stress? Is he or she finding it hard getting back to civilian life or is struggling to maintain healthy relationships, reliving bad memories of traumatic events or avoiding situations that trigger flashbacks of traumatic experiences? Combat-related stress might negatively impact intimacy, sexual desire and can cause ruptures in relationships. It's important to know that post-deployment stress responses are normal reactions to abnormal events..."
The Barker Adoption Foundation, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, LICSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"Touched by Adoption? The Barker Foundation recognizes that adoption is a lifelong journey, with normal developmental challenges and tasks. We will walk with you through and support you through your journey. Whether you are an adoptive parent with a child that is struggling emotionally or academically; a birth parent who is seeking understanding, reflection, or search and reunion; or an adoptee looking for support- we are here for you."
Queer Allied
(240) 245-2720
Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Queer Allied
"Touched by Adoption? The Barker Foundation recognizes that adoption is a lifelong journey, with normal developmental challenges and tasks. We will walk with you through and support you through your journey. Whether you are an adoptive parent with a child that is struggling emotionally or academically; a birth parent who is seeking understanding, reflection, or search and reunion; or an adoptee looking for support- we are here for you."
Joanna Townsend, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, LICSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Bethesda, Maryland 20817
"We all have a story. Therapy is about understanding yours. Together we will gain insight into your narrative, explore all the different parts of you that make you who you are, unpack negative self-limiting beliefs, and help you move forward with your life. My work centers around exploring the strengths and vulnerabilities that can help you rewrite your story to one of resiliency, empowerment, and growth. "
Queer Allied
(516) 260-5216 x5
Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20817
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Queer Allied
"We all have a story. Therapy is about understanding yours. Together we will gain insight into your narrative, explore all the different parts of you that make you who you are, unpack negative self-limiting beliefs, and help you move forward with your life. My work centers around exploring the strengths and vulnerabilities that can help you rewrite your story to one of resiliency, empowerment, and growth. "
Dr. Lisa Drexler, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"Everyone experiences difficult times in their lives. If you are feeling overwhelmed, stuck, depressed, anxious, or stressed, therapy can help you to find a positive way forward. Reaching out for help is a sign of strength. My approach to therapy is informed by over 20 years of clinical experience. I offer a warm and focused setting for discussing the emotional or behavioral patterns that are keeping you from living a happier life. I take a highly personalized approach tailored to your needs. With compassion and understanding, I will work with you to help build on your strengths and develop new emotional and behavioral skills."
Queer Allied
(240) 435-4546
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Queer Allied
"Everyone experiences difficult times in their lives. If you are feeling overwhelmed, stuck, depressed, anxious, or stressed, therapy can help you to find a positive way forward. Reaching out for help is a sign of strength. My approach to therapy is informed by over 20 years of clinical experience. I offer a warm and focused setting for discussing the emotional or behavioral patterns that are keeping you from living a happier life. I take a highly personalized approach tailored to your needs. With compassion and understanding, I will work with you to help build on your strengths and develop new emotional and behavioral skills."
Melanie Ricaurte, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD, MEd
Verified by Psychology Today
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"Dr. Ricaurte is the director of Harmony Holistic. She has her doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Master's in Human Sexuality from Widener University. She graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Human Biology, Health and Society. She has worked with diverse individual of different races, ethnicities, religions, and sexual orientations in a variety of settings including inpatient and outpatient clinics as well as universities. Dr. Ricaurte is now offering supervision to those interested in becoming AASECT certified at a reduced rate as she works to become an AASECT Certified Supervisor."
Queer Allied
(240) 329-0562
Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Queer Allied
"Dr. Ricaurte is the director of Harmony Holistic. She has her doctorate in Clinical Psychology and Master's in Human Sexuality from Widener University. She graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Human Biology, Health and Society. She has worked with diverse individual of different races, ethnicities, religions, and sexual orientations in a variety of settings including inpatient and outpatient clinics as well as universities. Dr. Ricaurte is now offering supervision to those interested in becoming AASECT certified at a reduced rate as she works to become an AASECT Certified Supervisor."
Julie Bindeman, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20817
"My specialty is centered around those who are undergoing life transitions, such as going from adolescence to adulthood; transitioning from college; building a family; or other adjustment issues with which people may struggle. Whether I'm working with an individual, couple, or a group, I continually seek out feedback as to how treatment is progressing for them. Therapy should be an effective collaborative effort. Additionally, I incorporate mind and body integration techniques, such as yoga and relaxation, which can relieve stress, anxiety and be helpful for numerous other issues."
Queer Allied
(301) 246-0980
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20817
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Queer Allied
"My specialty is centered around those who are undergoing life transitions, such as going from adolescence to adulthood; transitioning from college; building a family; or other adjustment issues with which people may struggle. Whether I'm working with an individual, couple, or a group, I continually seek out feedback as to how treatment is progressing for them. Therapy should be an effective collaborative effort. Additionally, I incorporate mind and body integration techniques, such as yoga and relaxation, which can relieve stress, anxiety and be helpful for numerous other issues."
Brooke Schetgen, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, NBCC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20889
Queer Allied
(240) 743-2026
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20889
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Queer Allied
Lenna Jawdat, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, RYT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20810
"I believe in our innate power to heal and grow from difficult life experiences. Whether you've experienced a trauma recently or many years ago, these experiences may continue to impact you in the present: physically, emotionally, psychologically and relationally. I offer a gentle, collaborative and affirming space to access and work through past events, however they show up, as well as for self-exploration and personal growth. I pay attention to the ways in which issues of identity (race, class, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationality, ability, size, etc.) may impact your experience. "
Queer Allied
(202) 838-4899
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20810
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Queer Allied
"I believe in our innate power to heal and grow from difficult life experiences. Whether you've experienced a trauma recently or many years ago, these experiences may continue to impact you in the present: physically, emotionally, psychologically and relationally. I offer a gentle, collaborative and affirming space to access and work through past events, however they show up, as well as for self-exploration and personal growth. I pay attention to the ways in which issues of identity (race, class, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationality, ability, size, etc.) may impact your experience. "
Thomas Tsakounis, Counselor
Counselor, MS, LCPC, NCC, BC-TMH, RH(AHG)
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"Relationships and intimacy require work and attention; I’d like to help you with that work, building a road to a more fulfilled future. I am an experienced Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in private practice. I work with the LGBTQIA+ community and people, (individuals, two or more), interested in learning more about developing stronger emotional connections with themselves and their partner(s), exploring ethical non-monogamy and kink, stimulating love and desire, building communication skills around sex and intimacy, and exploring sexual confidence, eroticism, and self-esteem."
Queer Allied
(301) 744-8737
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Queer Allied
"Relationships and intimacy require work and attention; I’d like to help you with that work, building a road to a more fulfilled future. I am an experienced Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in private practice. I work with the LGBTQIA+ community and people, (individuals, two or more), interested in learning more about developing stronger emotional connections with themselves and their partner(s), exploring ethical non-monogamy and kink, stimulating love and desire, building communication skills around sex and intimacy, and exploring sexual confidence, eroticism, and self-esteem."
Irini Gouzos, Psychological Associate
Psychological Associate, Psy.D, M.Ed
Verified by Psychology Today
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"Dr. Irini Gouzos received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, along with a Master in Human Sexuality from Widener University. She has worked with diverse individuals of different races, ethnicities, religions, age, and sexual orientations in a variety of settings including inpatient hospitals, and outpatient practices. Dr. Gouzos completed one of her internships at the exclusive Keystone Extended Care Unit, in Chester, PA where she worked with individuals struggling with sexual compulsivity and trauma; this placement fostered her interest in working with individuals that struggle in relationships, and with attachment."
Queer Allied
(301) 234-7257
Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Queer Allied
"Dr. Irini Gouzos received her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, along with a Master in Human Sexuality from Widener University. She has worked with diverse individuals of different races, ethnicities, religions, age, and sexual orientations in a variety of settings including inpatient hospitals, and outpatient practices. Dr. Gouzos completed one of her internships at the exclusive Keystone Extended Care Unit, in Chester, PA where she worked with individuals struggling with sexual compulsivity and trauma; this placement fostered her interest in working with individuals that struggle in relationships, and with attachment."
Robyn Osborn Pashby, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"If your eating feels out of control or you just want to lose weight and feel healthier but are struggling to do so, we can help. With us, you will have a safe, non-judgmental space to address these and other health and wellness concerns. We will likely work simultaneously on practical, behavioral strategies to address your current eating and weight struggles as well as explore root causes and current consequences of your current eating patterns and weight. We are gentle, direct, and compassionate and we use kind humor whenever possible. With support, encouragement and evidence-based treatment, you can change. You can get better. "
Queer Allied
(301) 273-1546
Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Queer Allied
"If your eating feels out of control or you just want to lose weight and feel healthier but are struggling to do so, we can help. With us, you will have a safe, non-judgmental space to address these and other health and wellness concerns. We will likely work simultaneously on practical, behavioral strategies to address your current eating and weight struggles as well as explore root causes and current consequences of your current eating patterns and weight. We are gentle, direct, and compassionate and we use kind humor whenever possible. With support, encouragement and evidence-based treatment, you can change. You can get better. "
Emily T. Cook, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LCMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"I help people just like you repair and enrich connection--starting with the relationship to yourself. I'll earn your trust as we work together to process what has happened in the past, understand how it keeps you stuck in the present, and problem-solve what to do differently for a healthier future. I wrote The Marriage Counseling Workbook to help couples outside my office make meaningful changes in their partnership. It's available on Amazon! Relationships are hard work, but you don't have to struggle alone."
Queer Allied
(240) 424-5328
Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Queer Allied
"I help people just like you repair and enrich connection--starting with the relationship to yourself. I'll earn your trust as we work together to process what has happened in the past, understand how it keeps you stuck in the present, and problem-solve what to do differently for a healthier future. I wrote The Marriage Counseling Workbook to help couples outside my office make meaningful changes in their partnership. It's available on Amazon! Relationships are hard work, but you don't have to struggle alone."
Kyle T Collins, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified by Psychology Today
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
"Kyle Collins is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker with a passion for creating an affirming space in which to work with a diverse array of clientele. Kyle has his Masters of Social Work from the University of Maryland School of Social Work with a focus in Behavioral Health and the integration of behavioral health in overall wellness. In meeting the needs of a wide range of clients, Kyle uses a range of therapeutic modalities and theories including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness and adult attachment theory. Kyle also offers sex therapy to individuals and couples. "
Queer Allied
(301) 234-7916
Verified
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
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Queer Allied
"Kyle Collins is a Licensed Graduate Social Worker with a passion for creating an affirming space in which to work with a diverse array of clientele. Kyle has his Masters of Social Work from the University of Maryland School of Social Work with a focus in Behavioral Health and the integration of behavioral health in overall wellness. In meeting the needs of a wide range of clients, Kyle uses a range of therapeutic modalities and theories including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness and adult attachment theory. Kyle also offers sex therapy to individuals and couples. "
Samantha Rodman, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20817
"If you have felt stuck, unfulfilled, or frustrated in your life, your relationship, or in previous therapy, let's work together! I work best with motivated, intelligent clients who know they are not living the life they want and want to create lasting change. First, we'll explore the origin of your issues, then we'll use this insight to change your current patterns. Your time and money are valuable, and our sessions will be productive. My clients know I am focused fully on helping them. I am open minded, understanding, non-judgmental, and humorous. Visit drpsychmom.com or read my books to get a feel for my style."
Queer Allied
(707) 520-4347
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20817
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Queer Allied
"If you have felt stuck, unfulfilled, or frustrated in your life, your relationship, or in previous therapy, let's work together! I work best with motivated, intelligent clients who know they are not living the life they want and want to create lasting change. First, we'll explore the origin of your issues, then we'll use this insight to change your current patterns. Your time and money are valuable, and our sessions will be productive. My clients know I am focused fully on helping them. I am open minded, understanding, non-judgmental, and humorous. Visit drpsychmom.com or read my books to get a feel for my style."

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Queer counseling in Bethesda for queer clients

If you are queer or are looking for help with being queer in Bethesda or for a Bethesda queer therapist, these professionals provide queer allied therapy in Bethesda and counseling for queer clients.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Bethesda are able to work with a wide range of issues.

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