Rafael Malaga

Psychologist, PsyD

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Verified by Psychology Today
5 Endorsed
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(202) 999-3642 Website

Rafael Malaga

Psychologist, PsyD

He/Him/His

Verified by Psychology Today
5 Endorsed

Location

1724 20th St NW
Suite 102
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 999-3642
Offers online therapy

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Announcement icon I offer teletherapy and in-person sessions in my office in Dupont Circle.

About

No matter how difficult your current circumstances may feel, psychotherapy can help you identify what is holding you back and help you develop the right strategies to feel connected with yourself and others. My goal in therapy is to assist you to find your own voice and to guide you to live life in your own terms.
My approach to psychotherapy is integrative, collaborative and engaged. I value the importance of exploring the past in order to identify and change those patterns that no longer serve you as they used to. I also draw from multiple theoretical orientations and techniques in order to tailor the best plan to help you accomplish your goals.
I specialize in unresolved childhood trauma, identity development, life transitions, difficulty navigating relationships, sexual identity, traumatic experiences, persistent depression and/or anxiety among others. As a Peruvian-born therapist, I enjoy working with the international community, third culture individuals and first generation Americans.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $230 - $250
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network
I provide monthly "Superbill" statements that contain all required information to submit to your insurance company for reimbursement.
Email me or call (202) 999-3642 with questions.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 17 Years
  • License: District of Columbia / PSY1000799
  • School: George Washington University
Licensed (PSYPACT) to provide telepsychology in 34 states.

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Bellevue Hospital Center/NYU - Pre-doctoral Psychology Internship
  • Certificate Date: 2011
  • Certificate: AEDP Level 2 (Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy)
  • Certificate Date: 2021

Endorsements

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, LCSW-C

Psychologist, PsyD

Psychologist, PsyD

Psychologist, PsyD

Psychologist, PsyD

Location

1724 20th St NW
Suite 102
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 999-3642
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Depression
  • Relationship Issues
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Use
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality (BPD)
  • Chronic Illness
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • International Transitions
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress
  • Substance Use
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Transgender
Mental Health
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
Sexuality
  • Bisexual
  • LGBTQ+
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: Hispanic and Latino
I also speak: Spanish
Age
  • Elders (65+)
  • Adults
  • Teen
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Gay Allied
  • HIV / AIDS Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Non-Binary Allied
  • Open Relationships Non-Monogamy
  • Queer Allied
  • Racial Justice Allied
  • Sex-Positive, Kink Allied
  • Transgender Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • AEDP
  • Attachment-based
  • Clinical Supervision and Licensed Supervisors
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Multicultural
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Relational
  • Somatic
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma Focused
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Links

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Last Modified: 6 Dec 2022
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Rafael Malaga

Psychologist, PsyD