Katherine Whipple
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Rockville, MD 20852
For 40 years now, I've been doing psychotherapy with adults -- individuals and couples. I treat people with problems in living -- like anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, lack of assertiveness, and difficulties in relationships--or in crises, like divorce or bereavement. I also treat people with substance abuse/addiction, and their families and friends.
(301) 945-7302
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Rockville, MD 20852
For 40 years now, I've been doing psychotherapy with adults -- individuals and couples. I treat people with problems in living -- like anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, lack of assertiveness, and difficulties in relationships--or in crises, like divorce or bereavement. I also treat people with substance abuse/addiction, and their families and friends.
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Lisa Povich
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, CPCC Verified
Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
Are you feeling overwhelmed, stressed... maybe even depressed about your current situation? Have you tried to make your situation better on your own without much success? In my private practice, I work with clients to help them feel like themselves again and/or feel better than they ever thought possible. As a therapist and coach, I provide a safe, confidential, and non-judgmental atmosphere in which clients feel comfortable expressing their feelings. I help clients get unstuck and help them move forward in their lives.
(240) 813-4525
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Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
Are you feeling overwhelmed, stressed... maybe even depressed about your current situation? Have you tried to make your situation better on your own without much success? In my private practice, I work with clients to help them feel like themselves again and/or feel better than they ever thought possible. As a therapist and coach, I provide a safe, confidential, and non-judgmental atmosphere in which clients feel comfortable expressing their feelings. I help clients get unstuck and help them move forward in their lives.
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Naomit Abend
Counselor, MA, LCPC, CSAT Verified
Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
Although I specialize in sex addiction I also work with a range of other issues including relationship difficulties, anxiety, depression and low self esteem.
Are you struggling with out-of-control sexual behavior? Do you spend hours watching pornography on your computer? Have you had several unsuccessful attempts to stop your behavior? Are you feeling like your life is spiraling out of control? If so, you may be struggling with sexual or porn addiction. Or perhaps you suspect your partner may be struggling with these issues or he has just exposed to you the truth about his behaviors?
(240) 541-5933
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Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
Although I specialize in sex addiction I also work with a range of other issues including relationship difficulties, anxiety, depression and low self esteem.
Are you struggling with out-of-control sexual behavior? Do you spend hours watching pornography on your computer? Have you had several unsuccessful attempts to stop your behavior? Are you feeling like your life is spiraling out of control? If so, you may be struggling with sexual or porn addiction. Or perhaps you suspect your partner may be struggling with these issues or he has just exposed to you the truth about his behaviors?
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Abbe Levine
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C Verified
Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
For 25 years, I have worked with adolescents, adults, couples and families to make changes in their lives and relationships. I provide a safe and nonjudgmental environment that enables people to work towards solutions, develop coping skills and have a better understanding of the issues that interfere with self-esteem and a sense of well-being.
(240) 463-9319
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Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
For 25 years, I have worked with adolescents, adults, couples and families to make changes in their lives and relationships. I provide a safe and nonjudgmental environment that enables people to work towards solutions, develop coping skills and have a better understanding of the issues that interfere with self-esteem and a sense of well-being.
The Treatment and Learning Centers
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Rockville, MD 20850
Offers online therapy
TLC is a multi-disciplinary group of psychologists, OT's, & SLP's. The core of our philosophy is the belief that our focus is on people, not on diagnoses/disabilities. With that in mind, we develop an individualized plan with every child, young adult, and family. We use a holistic, strengths-based approach to help individuals reduce symptoms of anxiety or depression, develop better self-esteem, learn new coping skills, improve social skills, and learn how to communicate more effectively. With these skills, children, teens, and adults can develop more positive relationships and improve their functioning at school or work.
(240) 534-1644
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Rockville, MD 20850
Offers online therapy
TLC is a multi-disciplinary group of psychologists, OT's, & SLP's. The core of our philosophy is the belief that our focus is on people, not on diagnoses/disabilities. With that in mind, we develop an individualized plan with every child, young adult, and family. We use a holistic, strengths-based approach to help individuals reduce symptoms of anxiety or depression, develop better self-esteem, learn new coping skills, improve social skills, and learn how to communicate more effectively. With these skills, children, teens, and adults can develop more positive relationships and improve their functioning at school or work.
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Nicole Rollins-Lamar
Counselor, PsyD, LCPC Verified
Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
My work with women specifically has focused on building self esteem, understanding relationship patterns and realizing one's purpose.
TELETHERAPY For more than 12 years I've worked with adults, couples, families, and adolescents in Illinois, DC, and Maryland. I often use a diverse and ethnically sensitive and relevant approach to treatment. It is my goal to provide a non-judgmental and welcoming space for clients to ultimately experience joy, develop more effective coping strategies, and best understand their life's purpose. I value the therapeutic connection and relationship that includes a non judgmental and empathetic environment.
(301) 433-7895
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Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
My work with women specifically has focused on building self esteem, understanding relationship patterns and realizing one's purpose.
TELETHERAPY For more than 12 years I've worked with adults, couples, families, and adolescents in Illinois, DC, and Maryland. I often use a diverse and ethnically sensitive and relevant approach to treatment. It is my goal to provide a non-judgmental and welcoming space for clients to ultimately experience joy, develop more effective coping strategies, and best understand their life's purpose. I value the therapeutic connection and relationship that includes a non judgmental and empathetic environment.
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Aimee Block
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Rockville, MD 20852
We all feel stuck at times as we navigate life’s challenges. Therapy provides the opportunity to gain insight and skills needed to make the changes you want in your life. My goal is to provide a welcoming, nonjudgmental, and compassionate space to guide you in exploring and adjusting patterns of thinking, feeling, and relating that interfere with living more fully and freely. My holistic approach integrates techniques for mind, body, and spirit that build upon your unique strengths, to progress towards the positive changes you envision.
(240) 839-6896
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Rockville, MD 20852
We all feel stuck at times as we navigate life’s challenges. Therapy provides the opportunity to gain insight and skills needed to make the changes you want in your life. My goal is to provide a welcoming, nonjudgmental, and compassionate space to guide you in exploring and adjusting patterns of thinking, feeling, and relating that interfere with living more fully and freely. My holistic approach integrates techniques for mind, body, and spirit that build upon your unique strengths, to progress towards the positive changes you envision.
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Tracy Tsao
Counselor, LCPC Verified
Rockville, MD 20850
Offers online therapy
Multicultural issues, dissociation/trauma, persistent worrying, difficult family relationships, uncontrollable sadness, isolation/withdrawal and shame are my specialty. I facilitate empowering and solution-focused treatment to gain understanding of current cognitive patterns that result in undesired behavior and low mood. My clients gain emotion regulation, assertiveness, effective communication trauma resolution, replacing cognitive errors & behavior change. I also target cognitive distortions that are usually responsible for the heightened feeling of anxiety (e.g. ‘catastrophizing’, all or nothing thinking).
(240) 201-2393
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Rockville, MD 20850
Offers online therapy
Multicultural issues, dissociation/trauma, persistent worrying, difficult family relationships, uncontrollable sadness, isolation/withdrawal and shame are my specialty. I facilitate empowering and solution-focused treatment to gain understanding of current cognitive patterns that result in undesired behavior and low mood. My clients gain emotion regulation, assertiveness, effective communication trauma resolution, replacing cognitive errors & behavior change. I also target cognitive distortions that are usually responsible for the heightened feeling of anxiety (e.g. ‘catastrophizing’, all or nothing thinking).
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Elssa Kenfack
Counselor, LGPC Verified
Rockville, MD 20850
Offers online therapy
Managing difficult relationships, developing skills to manage transition, family-of-origin issues, immigrant experiences, emotion regulation, stress of beginning and ending relationships, adjusting to adulthood are often my clients' treatment goals. Working together, we will explore the origins and purpose of behaviors, moods and thought patterns; how they are sustained and how they impact psychological and overall well being. We'll develop a treatment plan that the client towards healing of trauma and grief, developing emotional resilience, developing appropriate trigger and stress response and a more positive self-concept.
(240) 213-9181
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Rockville, MD 20850
Offers online therapy
Managing difficult relationships, developing skills to manage transition, family-of-origin issues, immigrant experiences, emotion regulation, stress of beginning and ending relationships, adjusting to adulthood are often my clients' treatment goals. Working together, we will explore the origins and purpose of behaviors, moods and thought patterns; how they are sustained and how they impact psychological and overall well being. We'll develop a treatment plan that the client towards healing of trauma and grief, developing emotional resilience, developing appropriate trigger and stress response and a more positive self-concept.
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Michelle Chao
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C Verified
Rockville, MD 20855
Offers online therapy
Hi! Thank you for taking the time to visit my profile. At this time, I am only offering teletherapy. I'm Michelle, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-C) with over 18 years of experience working in the mental health field. I specialize in working with children (7+), teens & young adults struggling ADHD, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, school and/or behavioral difficulties and self-esteem issues. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is the primary treatment modality that I use as well as mindfulness, Play therapy & person-centered therapy. My goal is to help support my clients with gaining skills to live their best lives.
(240) 348-5198
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Rockville, MD 20855
Offers online therapy
Hi! Thank you for taking the time to visit my profile. At this time, I am only offering teletherapy. I'm Michelle, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-C) with over 18 years of experience working in the mental health field. I specialize in working with children (7+), teens & young adults struggling ADHD, depression, anxiety, mood disorders, school and/or behavioral difficulties and self-esteem issues. Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is the primary treatment modality that I use as well as mindfulness, Play therapy & person-centered therapy. My goal is to help support my clients with gaining skills to live their best lives.
Karen G Jacobs
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, ACSW, LCSW-C Verified
Rockville, MD 20850
I provide psychotherapy for those experiencing life transitions, loss, stress, relationship issues, low self-esteem, ACOA issues, anxiety, and depression. I help my clients to recognize and modify negative thinking and behavior patterns, to experience personal growth and greater self-awareness, and to attain positive self-regard and well-being. Change is difficult. Every time we transition, we experience some level of loss. Even those life events which society labels "joyful" are often filled with stress and anxiety. If you are feeling stuck, give me a call so we can talk about it. Karen G. Jacobs, ACSW, LCSW-C
(301) 230-5500
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Rockville, MD 20850
I provide psychotherapy for those experiencing life transitions, loss, stress, relationship issues, low self-esteem, ACOA issues, anxiety, and depression. I help my clients to recognize and modify negative thinking and behavior patterns, to experience personal growth and greater self-awareness, and to attain positive self-regard and well-being. Change is difficult. Every time we transition, we experience some level of loss. Even those life events which society labels "joyful" are often filled with stress and anxiety. If you are feeling stuck, give me a call so we can talk about it. Karen G. Jacobs, ACSW, LCSW-C
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Ana Ines Aguirre-Deandreis
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Rockville, MD 20852
In life, there are times when we need to face challenging situations and make changes, but we may need help to think things through. I work from the perspective that all of us can bring certain strengths to bear and that we can benefit from self-understanding in order to use our strengths to the best of our abilities. Through a collaborative framework, I help people cope with the pressures of everyday life, transitions that are challenging and/or stressful as well as longstanding concerns such as learning difficulties, anxieties, mood problems, interpersonal concerns, and life transitions.
(240) 233-2531
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Rockville, MD 20852
In life, there are times when we need to face challenging situations and make changes, but we may need help to think things through. I work from the perspective that all of us can bring certain strengths to bear and that we can benefit from self-understanding in order to use our strengths to the best of our abilities. Through a collaborative framework, I help people cope with the pressures of everyday life, transitions that are challenging and/or stressful as well as longstanding concerns such as learning difficulties, anxieties, mood problems, interpersonal concerns, and life transitions.
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Gail Guttman
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Rockville, MD 20852
Our group practice, Guttman and Pearl Associates, offers individual therapy for depression, anxiety and self esteem issues, as well as an adjunct to couples therapy, when needed.
We are seeing our individuals and couples in tele-therapy through the COVID-19 crisis. As a "Top Marriage, Family and Sex Therapist" in Washingtonian Magazine in 2009 & 2012, my focus is on helping couples address their emotional and sexual ruptures in their relationships. If you feel far apart from or in conflict with your partner, therapy can help you to feel close again. As an couples relationship and certified sex therapist, with over 30 years of experience, couples learn to unravel their dance and a structured communications tool, which fosters listening, understanding and empathy. Sexual and emotional intimacy are restored.
(301) 304-4781
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Rockville, MD 20852
Our group practice, Guttman and Pearl Associates, offers individual therapy for depression, anxiety and self esteem issues, as well as an adjunct to couples therapy, when needed.
We are seeing our individuals and couples in tele-therapy through the COVID-19 crisis. As a "Top Marriage, Family and Sex Therapist" in Washingtonian Magazine in 2009 & 2012, my focus is on helping couples address their emotional and sexual ruptures in their relationships. If you feel far apart from or in conflict with your partner, therapy can help you to feel close again. As an couples relationship and certified sex therapist, with over 30 years of experience, couples learn to unravel their dance and a structured communications tool, which fosters listening, understanding and empathy. Sexual and emotional intimacy are restored.
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Alexia Dorian Luka
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, LICSW, CCDC Verified
Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, practicing for over 25 years, I have extensive experience working with people struggling with anxiety, depression, self-esteem and other stressors. I have developed special expertise in addressing the turbulence of addiction, trauma recovery and healing. I am a therapist & addiction specialist helping individuals in MD and DC. I provide compassionate counseling with a solution focused and practical approach. Additionally, much of my work with clients includes developing coping strategies to deal with depression, anxiety, grief/loss, and separation and divorce.
(301) 250-1366
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Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, practicing for over 25 years, I have extensive experience working with people struggling with anxiety, depression, self-esteem and other stressors. I have developed special expertise in addressing the turbulence of addiction, trauma recovery and healing. I am a therapist & addiction specialist helping individuals in MD and DC. I provide compassionate counseling with a solution focused and practical approach. Additionally, much of my work with clients includes developing coping strategies to deal with depression, anxiety, grief/loss, and separation and divorce.
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Mary Foster Herbers
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C Verified
Rockville, MD 20855
Offers online therapy
I am a licensed clinical social worker with years of experience in working with people of all ages going through difficult times. I work with adults, 18 and older. My group, individual,and couples therapy sessions provide an arena for acceptance and an opportunity to work through problems. Do you struggle with work stress, depression, anxiety, negative thoughts, anger, lonely feelings, low self esteem, conflicts with others, past memories, shame, confusion or lack of concentration, hopelessness?. Let us meet and sort out the situation you can not cope with on your own. It is weakness, not strength that binds us together.
(240) 813-4214
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Rockville, MD 20855
Offers online therapy
I am a licensed clinical social worker with years of experience in working with people of all ages going through difficult times. I work with adults, 18 and older. My group, individual,and couples therapy sessions provide an arena for acceptance and an opportunity to work through problems. Do you struggle with work stress, depression, anxiety, negative thoughts, anger, lonely feelings, low self esteem, conflicts with others, past memories, shame, confusion or lack of concentration, hopelessness?. Let us meet and sort out the situation you can not cope with on your own. It is weakness, not strength that binds us together.
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Pamela Blackwell
Psychological Associate, LMSW, MPsy Verified
Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
My goal is to assist clients with their desire to change, heal and grow. I typically work with adults with a variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, PTSD, developmental/ attachment trauma, self-esteem, body image, and phase of life problems. I also have interest in working with individuals with reproductive challenges (infertility, pregnancy loss, and post-partum issues), new parent adjustment, couples counseling, and severe mental illness. In addition to psychotherapy and consultation, I offer full comprehensive assessments for a better understanding of your cognitive, social and emotional functioning.
(240) 202-2589
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Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
My goal is to assist clients with their desire to change, heal and grow. I typically work with adults with a variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, PTSD, developmental/ attachment trauma, self-esteem, body image, and phase of life problems. I also have interest in working with individuals with reproductive challenges (infertility, pregnancy loss, and post-partum issues), new parent adjustment, couples counseling, and severe mental illness. In addition to psychotherapy and consultation, I offer full comprehensive assessments for a better understanding of your cognitive, social and emotional functioning.
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Marian W Horton
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C, LCSW, LICSW Verified
Rockville, MD 20850
Offers online therapy
Does your life occur like a cloudy day? Do those clouds show up in the form of anger, anxiety, depression, low energy, fear, and no clear understanding of what's happening to you? Do you feel as if the clouds will never lift? Help is available. Sometimes YOU need a caring and compassionate person to listen to your issues. My vision is to provide a space for YOU to sort through your situation that is CARING, PEACEFUL, SUPPORTIVE, and NON-JUDGMENTAL. My mission is to help each individual experience the sunshine in their life.
(301) 852-5523
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Rockville, MD 20850
Offers online therapy
Does your life occur like a cloudy day? Do those clouds show up in the form of anger, anxiety, depression, low energy, fear, and no clear understanding of what's happening to you? Do you feel as if the clouds will never lift? Help is available. Sometimes YOU need a caring and compassionate person to listen to your issues. My vision is to provide a space for YOU to sort through your situation that is CARING, PEACEFUL, SUPPORTIVE, and NON-JUDGMENTAL. My mission is to help each individual experience the sunshine in their life.
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Julia Perini
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW Verified
Rockville, MD 20855
Offers online therapy
I promote a warm, non-judgmental space to support clients as they work through challenges that they may be facing. I have helped clients struggling with a variety of concerns such as anxiety, depression, family conflict, substance use, trauma, low self-esteem, stress management, and more. My goal in the therapeutic relationship is to help individuals navigate life’s changes and struggles, achieve greater peace, and enjoy their unique process along the way.
(240) 213-9312
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Rockville, MD 20855
Offers online therapy
I promote a warm, non-judgmental space to support clients as they work through challenges that they may be facing. I have helped clients struggling with a variety of concerns such as anxiety, depression, family conflict, substance use, trauma, low self-esteem, stress management, and more. My goal in the therapeutic relationship is to help individuals navigate life’s changes and struggles, achieve greater peace, and enjoy their unique process along the way.
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Lora Griff
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C Verified
Rockville, MD 20852
During different life stages you, or your child or teen may experience a range of difficulties including loss of self-esteem, depression, anxiety, behavior problems, moodiness, or attention deficit disorder. You may also face challenges through stressful times including separation and divorce, loss, bullying and teasing, relationship conflicts, and communication gaps. These are all painful and worrisome experiences and it is important to remember that all of us need help from time to time. Therapy will help you or your child gain insight, develop coping strategies, and better manage behavior and relationships.
(240) 428-6244
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Rockville, MD 20852
During different life stages you, or your child or teen may experience a range of difficulties including loss of self-esteem, depression, anxiety, behavior problems, moodiness, or attention deficit disorder. You may also face challenges through stressful times including separation and divorce, loss, bullying and teasing, relationship conflicts, and communication gaps. These are all painful and worrisome experiences and it is important to remember that all of us need help from time to time. Therapy will help you or your child gain insight, develop coping strategies, and better manage behavior and relationships.
Paige Prestipino
Counselor, LGPC Verified
Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
Hello, I am Paige, a licensed counselor in the state of Maryland and I am passionate about helping others experience health and support. Talking about our struggles is hard work, but it can also be a healing and helpful process. I approach my work with genuine care and sit with people as they go through hard times. I believe that therapy can help us better understand ourselves and reach our goals. I take a person-centered approach to my work, understanding that diversity is a key component to who we are and to our journey with therapy. I include CBT, psychodynamic strategies, emotional exploration, and mindfulness in my work.
(301) 205-5687
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Rockville, MD 20852
Offers online therapy
Hello, I am Paige, a licensed counselor in the state of Maryland and I am passionate about helping others experience health and support. Talking about our struggles is hard work, but it can also be a healing and helpful process. I approach my work with genuine care and sit with people as they go through hard times. I believe that therapy can help us better understand ourselves and reach our goals. I take a person-centered approach to my work, understanding that diversity is a key component to who we are and to our journey with therapy. I include CBT, psychodynamic strategies, emotional exploration, and mindfulness in my work.

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