Psychologist, JD, PhD Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I am committed to helping individuals and couples gain insight and make behavioral changes to enhance their lives. My focus is on relationships with friends, family, romantic partners and/or the workplace as I believe engagement in these areas is an important aspect of living a satisfying and purposeful life. I also work with those struggling with addictions, compulsions, self-destructive behavior (especially eating disorders), and balancing the competing demands of life. My professional strengths are reflected in a nonjudgmental stance and an ability to help people examine themselves and make the changes necessary to live in a more fulfilling life.
Relational
(301) 244-8991
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Relational
I am committed to helping individuals and couples gain insight and make behavioral changes to enhance their lives. My focus is on relationships with friends, family, romantic partners and/or the workplace as I believe engagement in these areas is an important aspect of living a satisfying and purposeful life. I also work with those struggling with addictions, compulsions, self-destructive behavior (especially eating disorders), and balancing the competing demands of life. My professional strengths are reflected in a nonjudgmental stance and an ability to help people examine themselves and make the changes necessary to live in a more fulfilling life.
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Counselor, LCPC, MA, iaedp Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
*****Very limited availability for new clients; wait list spots available***** I aim to cultivate an atmosphere in therapy that is real and honest - where my clients feel the freedom to cut the crap, not worry about saying the "right" thing, and speak candidly about their thoughts, feelings, and experiences, without fear of judgment. The things that we hash through in counseling can be messy, and I deeply appreciate the vulnerability this process requires. I find that a therapeutic relationship like this - one that's safe, comfortable, authentic, and honest - is where so much growth happens.
Relational
(410) 469-7119
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Relational
*****Very limited availability for new clients; wait list spots available***** I aim to cultivate an atmosphere in therapy that is real and honest - where my clients feel the freedom to cut the crap, not worry about saying the "right" thing, and speak candidly about their thoughts, feelings, and experiences, without fear of judgment. The things that we hash through in counseling can be messy, and I deeply appreciate the vulnerability this process requires. I find that a therapeutic relationship like this - one that's safe, comfortable, authentic, and honest - is where so much growth happens.
Photo of Sumi Holman, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20825
Teens and young adults are faced with more stress than ever in our fast paced world, let me provide a safe and relaxing space for you so that you may process, reflect, problem solve, and self discover. We can talk about anything you'd like, from school stress, friends issues or family concerns. If you're an adult you may be looking for support around big life transitions like a serious relationship, college, graduate school, new jobs, moving, or revisiting past issues that now seem to be popping up again. I also work closely with new and expecting and hopeful mothers struggling with issues of anxiety or depression.
Relational
(301) 786-3439
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20825
Relational
Teens and young adults are faced with more stress than ever in our fast paced world, let me provide a safe and relaxing space for you so that you may process, reflect, problem solve, and self discover. We can talk about anything you'd like, from school stress, friends issues or family concerns. If you're an adult you may be looking for support around big life transitions like a serious relationship, college, graduate school, new jobs, moving, or revisiting past issues that now seem to be popping up again. I also work closely with new and expecting and hopeful mothers struggling with issues of anxiety or depression.
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Self esteem issues, body image problems, self worth are all originating from early problems that were never addressed. By going to the core of the problem, we can fix the problem that keeps on weighing on the individual and help them find a solution. Digging deep is somewhat needed to understand where it all came from and find a treatment plan to allow the person to let go of the negative and focus on the positive. It is crucial to keep an open communication module between client and therapist so we can both find the best alternative plan that will fit the client needs. I cover all groups, all ethnicity, all races in all my groups.
Relational
(301) 685-5999
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Relational
Self esteem issues, body image problems, self worth are all originating from early problems that were never addressed. By going to the core of the problem, we can fix the problem that keeps on weighing on the individual and help them find a solution. Digging deep is somewhat needed to understand where it all came from and find a treatment plan to allow the person to let go of the negative and focus on the positive. It is crucial to keep an open communication module between client and therapist so we can both find the best alternative plan that will fit the client needs. I cover all groups, all ethnicity, all races in all my groups.
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Psychologist, PhD, FIPA Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I believe individuals come to talk to a therapist when in emotional pain-- sadness, fear, loneliness, depression, traumas, and uncertainties. I want to help people express their deep concerns and learn what emotional conflicts and transitions are causing discomforts. Understanding inner experience is very helpful with a psychoanalytic therapist who creates with you a trusting place for speaking. Knowing oneself deeply can bring about transformations in the way you feel, have a relationship, and are able to work and create. I look forward to speaking with you and listening to what you need to talk about.
Relational
(301) 861-4938
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Relational
I believe individuals come to talk to a therapist when in emotional pain-- sadness, fear, loneliness, depression, traumas, and uncertainties. I want to help people express their deep concerns and learn what emotional conflicts and transitions are causing discomforts. Understanding inner experience is very helpful with a psychoanalytic therapist who creates with you a trusting place for speaking. Knowing oneself deeply can bring about transformations in the way you feel, have a relationship, and are able to work and create. I look forward to speaking with you and listening to what you need to talk about.
Photo of Sabine Cornelius, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LICSW, LCSW-C, LCSW Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20817
I believe in clients' innate ability to heal and grow, and in helping them to tap into their inner wisdom and resources. I have worked creatively, effectively and empathically with couples and individuals struggling with relationship difficulties, painful childhood and life experiences, personal and work stress, anxiety and depression, and social isolation. I have helped clients with complex needs in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatry, LGBT-friendly mental health services, university student counseling, and family services. I feel passionate about my work and view therapy as a collaborative, interactive process.
Relational
(202) 601-3591
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Bethesda, MD 20817
Relational
I believe in clients' innate ability to heal and grow, and in helping them to tap into their inner wisdom and resources. I have worked creatively, effectively and empathically with couples and individuals struggling with relationship difficulties, painful childhood and life experiences, personal and work stress, anxiety and depression, and social isolation. I have helped clients with complex needs in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatry, LGBT-friendly mental health services, university student counseling, and family services. I feel passionate about my work and view therapy as a collaborative, interactive process.
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Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I have been helping individuals and couples work through difficult issues in order to have a more fulfilling life for over fifteen years. Having been trained to work with people across the lifespan has enabled me to integrate an understanding of the origins, development and resolution of behavior and relationship patterns which are presently holding the client back from important accomplishments or feelings of well-being in their lives, even though these patterns may very well have historically originated out of a functional need.
Relational
(301) 852-6236
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Relational
I have been helping individuals and couples work through difficult issues in order to have a more fulfilling life for over fifteen years. Having been trained to work with people across the lifespan has enabled me to integrate an understanding of the origins, development and resolution of behavior and relationship patterns which are presently holding the client back from important accomplishments or feelings of well-being in their lives, even though these patterns may very well have historically originated out of a functional need.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LCSW-C, LPC Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I am an experienced therapist who looks forward to working with couples and individuals who are curious about themselves and willing to risk a manageable amount of anxiety in order to maximize growth potential. I view my personal experiences combined with professional knowledge in a way that facilitates the opening of doors to those who are willing to explore what lies ahead. Areas of life transitions, relationship issues, depression, anxiety and coping skills are worked with on a strength based model.
Relational
(301) 656-7445
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Relational
I am an experienced therapist who looks forward to working with couples and individuals who are curious about themselves and willing to risk a manageable amount of anxiety in order to maximize growth potential. I view my personal experiences combined with professional knowledge in a way that facilitates the opening of doors to those who are willing to explore what lies ahead. Areas of life transitions, relationship issues, depression, anxiety and coping skills are worked with on a strength based model.
CTRS, CPRP, CLP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
House Calls is a comprehensive service for family or loved one faced with chronic or situational life circumstances. House Calls has a team of specialists some licensed and some certified in disciplines such as counseling, medical case management, on line recreation therapy addressing isolation, addiction monitoring, vocational and/or educational coaching; help find subsidies, advocacy to transition special needs individuals or seniors; referrals and resources for people with chronic mental illness; phobias; school anxiety; navigating the mental health/medical maze and we help lawyers entrusted with guardianship for an individual?
Relational
(240) 503-5062
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Relational
House Calls is a comprehensive service for family or loved one faced with chronic or situational life circumstances. House Calls has a team of specialists some licensed and some certified in disciplines such as counseling, medical case management, on line recreation therapy addressing isolation, addiction monitoring, vocational and/or educational coaching; help find subsidies, advocacy to transition special needs individuals or seniors; referrals and resources for people with chronic mental illness; phobias; school anxiety; navigating the mental health/medical maze and we help lawyers entrusted with guardianship for an individual?
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20810
One thing is certain in life: things always change. All of us encounter difficult changes, narrow passages that we must navigate: unemployment, relocation, breakups, divorce, illness, bereavement. We also experience good, positive changes. Ironically, these too can be quite stressful. Falling in love, getting married, childbirth, getting a promotion at work, any major accomplishment can precipitate uneasiness and worry. It can be tremendously helpful to have the attention, support and perspective of a thoughtful therapist. Together, we collaborate to get you through these challenges while, at the same time, being curious about the deeper meanings underneath the surface.
Relational
(301) 337-7635
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20810
Relational
One thing is certain in life: things always change. All of us encounter difficult changes, narrow passages that we must navigate: unemployment, relocation, breakups, divorce, illness, bereavement. We also experience good, positive changes. Ironically, these too can be quite stressful. Falling in love, getting married, childbirth, getting a promotion at work, any major accomplishment can precipitate uneasiness and worry. It can be tremendously helpful to have the attention, support and perspective of a thoughtful therapist. Together, we collaborate to get you through these challenges while, at the same time, being curious about the deeper meanings underneath the surface.
Photo of Haniya Silberman, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
I believe that everyone can benefit from finding someone to talk to about life's challenges. I also recognize how hard this can be. As a therapist, my first priority upon meeting with clients is to make them feel comfortable. I offer a non judgmental space and work collaboratively with clients to develop solutions to their problems. I work hard at simply connecting with my clients in a very real and authentic way. I spend time understanding their unique challenges and tailor my treatment approach to the individual. I work with individuals, couples, and families; young adults and adults.
Relational
(301) 533-7568
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Relational
I believe that everyone can benefit from finding someone to talk to about life's challenges. I also recognize how hard this can be. As a therapist, my first priority upon meeting with clients is to make them feel comfortable. I offer a non judgmental space and work collaboratively with clients to develop solutions to their problems. I work hard at simply connecting with my clients in a very real and authentic way. I spend time understanding their unique challenges and tailor my treatment approach to the individual. I work with individuals, couples, and families; young adults and adults.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Thank you for taking the time to view my profile. Life can be overwhelming at times and it can feel as if you are not properly equipped to handle the difficulties you have to face. I believe that we all try to do the right thing, but sometimes old habits persist, unwanted feelings intrude, and we can feel like we are doing it all alone. If you choose to explore working with me, I hope to encourage your natural curiosity about your life, your relationships, and your current circumstances. I hope to encourage connections that lead you towards lasting change.
Relational
(301) 246-2879
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Relational
Thank you for taking the time to view my profile. Life can be overwhelming at times and it can feel as if you are not properly equipped to handle the difficulties you have to face. I believe that we all try to do the right thing, but sometimes old habits persist, unwanted feelings intrude, and we can feel like we are doing it all alone. If you choose to explore working with me, I hope to encourage your natural curiosity about your life, your relationships, and your current circumstances. I hope to encourage connections that lead you towards lasting change.
Photo of Capital Institute for Cognitive Therapy Bethesda, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
We are CBT experts. Since it was founded in 2003 by Dr. Stephen Holland, Capital Institute for Cognitive Therapy has been providing research-proven treatments and compassionate care in Washington, DC. We have now expanded our services to Bethesda. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) has been shown to be effective for a number of problems, including: depression, bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), hoarding, panic, phobias, social anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), eating disorders, insomnia, chronic pain, personality disorders, and relationship problems.
Relational
(202) 519-1348 x15
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Relational
We are CBT experts. Since it was founded in 2003 by Dr. Stephen Holland, Capital Institute for Cognitive Therapy has been providing research-proven treatments and compassionate care in Washington, DC. We have now expanded our services to Bethesda. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) has been shown to be effective for a number of problems, including: depression, bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), hoarding, panic, phobias, social anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), eating disorders, insomnia, chronic pain, personality disorders, and relationship problems.
Photo of Emily L Rizzo, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, LPC, NCC Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I am passionate about working with the LGBTQ population and with people from diverse cultural backgrounds. I consistently work with clients regarding depression, anxiety, motivation, trauma, grief, understanding their identity, familial relations, gender identity, sexual identity, sexual/relationship needs, polyamorous relationships, kink, communication in relationships, and self-integration. Extensive background in working with people of color. Assist parents/families through their child's gender transition. Experience in college counseling and high school counseling.
Relational
(240) 800-1569
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Relational
I am passionate about working with the LGBTQ population and with people from diverse cultural backgrounds. I consistently work with clients regarding depression, anxiety, motivation, trauma, grief, understanding their identity, familial relations, gender identity, sexual identity, sexual/relationship needs, polyamorous relationships, kink, communication in relationships, and self-integration. Extensive background in working with people of color. Assist parents/families through their child's gender transition. Experience in college counseling and high school counseling.
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Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, LCMFT Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
My individual clients include those dealing with mental health challenges; making decisions about career or relationships; or pursuing more fulfilling approaches to life. I work with couples of all ages, stages, and compositions, addressing communication, infidelity, loss of passion, infertility, parenting, strengthening relationships, and deciding. I work with couples struggling to decide if and how to continue to work on deeply troubled relationships and solidifying commitment. I see families dealing with communication issues, creating appropriate boundaries, and working through separation, divorce, and blended family issues .
Relational
(301) 234-6398
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Relational
My individual clients include those dealing with mental health challenges; making decisions about career or relationships; or pursuing more fulfilling approaches to life. I work with couples of all ages, stages, and compositions, addressing communication, infidelity, loss of passion, infertility, parenting, strengthening relationships, and deciding. I work with couples struggling to decide if and how to continue to work on deeply troubled relationships and solidifying commitment. I see families dealing with communication issues, creating appropriate boundaries, and working through separation, divorce, and blended family issues .
Photo of Gillian Brooke Karp, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
Many of us keep our distress to ourselves, ashamed that seeking help is a sign of weakness, or skeptical that we can trust a stranger. I offer a non-judgmental and culturally sensitive space to explore your concerns. I can help you with depression, anxiety, dissatisfying relationship dynamics, parenting and stress. We will work collaboratively to reflect on and improve troublesome thoughts, behaviors and relationships.
Relational
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Relational
Many of us keep our distress to ourselves, ashamed that seeking help is a sign of weakness, or skeptical that we can trust a stranger. I offer a non-judgmental and culturally sensitive space to explore your concerns. I can help you with depression, anxiety, dissatisfying relationship dynamics, parenting and stress. We will work collaboratively to reflect on and improve troublesome thoughts, behaviors and relationships.
Photo of Stacie Feldman, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, NCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
*Currently offering Teletherapy* Do you find yourself feeling anxious, depressed or worried often? It can be overwhelming to take the first step in finding help for yourself. If these feelings are impacting different aspects of your life, and you are ready for a change, I can help you. My counseling philosophy is based on attending to my client's individual needs and helping to navigate through the challenges life brings your way. My approach to therapy is to be empathetic, engaging and collaborative. A strong therapeutic relationship where you feel safe expressing yourself is essential for personal growth.
Relational
(240) 455-4190
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Relational
*Currently offering Teletherapy* Do you find yourself feeling anxious, depressed or worried often? It can be overwhelming to take the first step in finding help for yourself. If these feelings are impacting different aspects of your life, and you are ready for a change, I can help you. My counseling philosophy is based on attending to my client's individual needs and helping to navigate through the challenges life brings your way. My approach to therapy is to be empathetic, engaging and collaborative. A strong therapeutic relationship where you feel safe expressing yourself is essential for personal growth.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
As a seasoned licensed psychologist and certified hypnotherapist in Maryland, Dr. Stefanie Gilbert has counseled patients in private practice, at George Mason University Counseling Center, and at Howard University Counseling Center since 1998. She gives frequent talks about eating disorders and body image to elementary, middle, high school, and college students throughout the D.C. metropolitan area. Dr. Gilbert was formerly a tenured professor in the Psychology Department and Women's Studies Program at Howard University. She also was president of the Washington Society for the Study of Eating Disorders and Obesity for six years.
Relational
(202) 817-2168
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Relational
As a seasoned licensed psychologist and certified hypnotherapist in Maryland, Dr. Stefanie Gilbert has counseled patients in private practice, at George Mason University Counseling Center, and at Howard University Counseling Center since 1998. She gives frequent talks about eating disorders and body image to elementary, middle, high school, and college students throughout the D.C. metropolitan area. Dr. Gilbert was formerly a tenured professor in the Psychology Department and Women's Studies Program at Howard University. She also was president of the Washington Society for the Study of Eating Disorders and Obesity for six years.
Photo of Hope Harris-Black, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
I am committed to helping individuals and families. I work collaboratively with clients from a strengths-based approach to empower them and draw out their strengths, so they can grow psychologically, have fulfilling relationships, and reach their potential. I provide a safe, nurturing, supportive, non-judgmental and respectful positive therapeutic environment while also providing structure and focus to identify and achieve goals that foster growth and change.
Relational
(240) 580-1402
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Relational
I am committed to helping individuals and families. I work collaboratively with clients from a strengths-based approach to empower them and draw out their strengths, so they can grow psychologically, have fulfilling relationships, and reach their potential. I provide a safe, nurturing, supportive, non-judgmental and respectful positive therapeutic environment while also providing structure and focus to identify and achieve goals that foster growth and change.
Photo of Lenna Jawdat, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, RYT200 Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 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.
Relational
(202) 838-4899
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20810
Relational
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.

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Relational Therapists
If you're looking for Relational Therapy in Bethesda or for a Bethesda Relational therapist these professionals provide relational therapy and relational psychotherapy. They include Relational therapists, Relational psychologists, Relational psychotherapists and Relational counselors.

Relational life therapy in Bethesda offers strategies to combat marital dysfunction and restore harmony in relationships. Couples--those recovering from affairs, traumatic events, or a lull in passion--can find RLT helpful. To repair discord, the therapist identifies the main conflict upsetting the couples' emotional intimacy. Once the partners see how they both contribute to the problem, the therapist teaches them skills to improve the ways they relate to each other. Couples may see a change in their relationship within three to six months.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Bethesda are able to work with a wide range of issues. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Bethesda

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.