Counselor, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Kensington, Maryland 20895
"Do you wish for a better sex life? Do you wish you were happier in your relationship? Wish you could find love in your life? Been a victim of a trauma that is impacting your relationship or your sex life? We can help light the way to a happier life, healthier relationship and more satisfaction in the bedroom. With our holistic and evidence based approaches to sex therapy and couples counseling we can help bring back the joy in your relationship and your life. Contact me today and let's being the journey toward a happier life and relationship."
Sexual Abuse
(240) 428-6634
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Kensington, Maryland 20895
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Sexual Abuse
"Do you wish for a better sex life? Do you wish you were happier in your relationship? Wish you could find love in your life? Been a victim of a trauma that is impacting your relationship or your sex life? We can help light the way to a happier life, healthier relationship and more satisfaction in the bedroom. With our holistic and evidence based approaches to sex therapy and couples counseling we can help bring back the joy in your relationship and your life. Contact me today and let's being the journey toward a happier life and relationship."
Janie Scholom, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BSN, MSW, LCSW-C
Verified by Psychology Today
Kensington, Maryland 20895
"I have been working with children, adolescents and adults for over 35 years, using a mind-body approach to help people understand and resolve their concerns, and live their lives to the fullest. I specialize in trauma, including medically related, emotional, physical and sexual abuse and those difficult to manage situations that continue to haunt us despite our best efforts.I also specialize in eating disorders. I find Somatic Experiencing and EMDR to be highly effective with both eating disorders and trauma."
Sexual Abuse
(301) 852-6740
Verified
Kensington, Maryland 20895
Sexual Abuse
"I have been working with children, adolescents and adults for over 35 years, using a mind-body approach to help people understand and resolve their concerns, and live their lives to the fullest. I specialize in trauma, including medically related, emotional, physical and sexual abuse and those difficult to manage situations that continue to haunt us despite our best efforts.I also specialize in eating disorders. I find Somatic Experiencing and EMDR to be highly effective with both eating disorders and trauma."
Emily P Houck, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Kensington, Maryland 20895
"My clinical training and professional background is in community counseling, with a focus on addictions, mental health disorders, and grief and trauma. I work with children (age 5 and up), adolescents, and adults. My therapeutic presence is naturally open, accepting, and warm. I am very goal-oriented with my clients, as I believe in making the therapeutic process as productive, solution-focused, and meaningful as possible. I do work with clients to gain insight into how experiences from the past inform their present, but I do this in a way that focuses on working toward solving problems in the here-and-now."
Sexual Abuse
(301) 710-9293
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Office is near:
Kensington, Maryland 20895
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Sexual Abuse
"My clinical training and professional background is in community counseling, with a focus on addictions, mental health disorders, and grief and trauma. I work with children (age 5 and up), adolescents, and adults. My therapeutic presence is naturally open, accepting, and warm. I am very goal-oriented with my clients, as I believe in making the therapeutic process as productive, solution-focused, and meaningful as possible. I do work with clients to gain insight into how experiences from the past inform their present, but I do this in a way that focuses on working toward solving problems in the here-and-now."
Cira Canelas, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Kensington, Maryland 20895
"You feel confused, disoriented and in need of guidance. You have feelings of anxiety, a sense of emptiness and deep sadness. You reach out to friends and family members but there is still this deep need inside of you to find a way out of your confusion, your feelings of sadness and emptiness, your anxiety. Maybe you feel you've had enough with unsatisfying relationships. You want to find a way out of your loneliness, of your traumatic past. It is time for professional help. Let me help you."
Sexual Abuse
(301) 882-1870
Verified
Office is near:
Kensington, Maryland 20895
Sexual Abuse
"You feel confused, disoriented and in need of guidance. You have feelings of anxiety, a sense of emptiness and deep sadness. You reach out to friends and family members but there is still this deep need inside of you to find a way out of your confusion, your feelings of sadness and emptiness, your anxiety. Maybe you feel you've had enough with unsatisfying relationships. You want to find a way out of your loneliness, of your traumatic past. It is time for professional help. Let me help you."
Aiysha Taylor, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, LCSW-C
Verified by Psychology Today
Kensington, Maryland 20895
"I have supported client's in reaching their individual goals for close to 15 years. Finding the right person to trust along your journey can oftentimes seem like the toughest decision. My practice is accepting and non-judgemental. I'll encourage you to move at your pace, towards your specific goals."
Sexual Abuse
(301) 945-7469
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Kensington, Maryland 20895
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Sexual Abuse
"I have supported client's in reaching their individual goals for close to 15 years. Finding the right person to trust along your journey can oftentimes seem like the toughest decision. My practice is accepting and non-judgemental. I'll encourage you to move at your pace, towards your specific goals."
John Dende, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Kensington, Maryland 20895
"People seek me out when they or their family members are in psychological or emotional pain, stress or crisis. Your kids aren't behaving and you want help for them; the career, relationship/marriage is falling apart; you feel depressed and hopeless, or lost; lack confidence, feel angry or someone tells you that you need "anger management"; you might feel shame and humiliation; unfulfilled with your life; dealing with loss and grief; psychological or sexual traumas; phobias and fears. I specialize in treating people who feel "stuck" and want expert help. Let me help."
Sexual Abuse
(240) 393-4207
Verified
Kensington, Maryland 20895
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Sexual Abuse
"People seek me out when they or their family members are in psychological or emotional pain, stress or crisis. Your kids aren't behaving and you want help for them; the career, relationship/marriage is falling apart; you feel depressed and hopeless, or lost; lack confidence, feel angry or someone tells you that you need "anger management"; you might feel shame and humiliation; unfulfilled with your life; dealing with loss and grief; psychological or sexual traumas; phobias and fears. I specialize in treating people who feel "stuck" and want expert help. Let me help."
Andrea Lystrup, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, LCMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Kensington, Maryland 20895
"My ideal client is a couple seeking improvement in their communication or sexual relationship, and adults seeking treatment for anxiety, depression, or pornography addiction. I am highly goal oriented and love clients who are eager to make changes in their lives. If you are seeking out skills and coping strategies and are anxious to see change happen quickly then I would be a great fit for you."
Sexual Abuse
(240) 292-8935
Verified
Kensington, Maryland 20895
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Sexual Abuse
"My ideal client is a couple seeking improvement in their communication or sexual relationship, and adults seeking treatment for anxiety, depression, or pornography addiction. I am highly goal oriented and love clients who are eager to make changes in their lives. If you are seeking out skills and coping strategies and are anxious to see change happen quickly then I would be a great fit for you."
Melinda Capaldi, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD, ABPP
Verified by Psychology Today
Kensington, Maryland 20895
"When feelings of irritability, fear, worry, anger, sadness, isolation, and emotional ups and downs become overwhelming, it can interfere with your ability to engage at work, at home, and in your relationships. Sometimes, there are deeper issues underneath. Sometimes, there are even events in your past that are impacting your ability to move forward. But you can make it through. In therapy with me, you will experience a safe and comfortable environment to work through these issues together to develop strength in the face of difficulty. Restoration, renewal, and resilience are possible."
Sexual Abuse
(240) 743-3170
Verified
Kensington, Maryland 20895
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Sexual Abuse
"When feelings of irritability, fear, worry, anger, sadness, isolation, and emotional ups and downs become overwhelming, it can interfere with your ability to engage at work, at home, and in your relationships. Sometimes, there are deeper issues underneath. Sometimes, there are even events in your past that are impacting your ability to move forward. But you can make it through. In therapy with me, you will experience a safe and comfortable environment to work through these issues together to develop strength in the face of difficulty. Restoration, renewal, and resilience are possible."
Ellen Aronis Heard Inc.,
Office is near:
Kensington, Maryland 20891
"I am a therapeutic/educational consultant,and since the year 2000 have been traveling throughout the country finding residential treatment centers, therapeutic wilderness programs, therapeutic boarding schools and speciality programs for adolescents and young adults who struggle. My mantra has become, " There is no shame in having a challenging child; the shame is when nothing is done about it.""
Sexual Abuse
(301) 684-6347
Office is near:
Kensington, Maryland 20891
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Sexual Abuse
"I am a therapeutic/educational consultant,and since the year 2000 have been traveling throughout the country finding residential treatment centers, therapeutic wilderness programs, therapeutic boarding schools and speciality programs for adolescents and young adults who struggle. My mantra has become, " There is no shame in having a challenging child; the shame is when nothing is done about it.""
Barrie Krellen Gochman, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C
Verified by Psychology Today
Kensington, Maryland 20895
"I have over 20 years of clinical experience as an LCSW-C providing psychotherapy to older children, adolescents, and adults, as well as couples and families. In addition, I have 2 years of post graduate training from the Washington School of Psychiatry. My theoretical orientation is primarily psychodynamic, but I also utilize cognitive/behavioral theory and other theoretical models, depending on my client's needs. I provide a safe and caring environment that allows clients to explore their issues. I specialize in treating mood and anxiety disorders, life stressors and transitions, grief/loss, relationship difficulties, as well as developing healthy lifestyle choices and coping mechanisms."
Sexual Abuse
(301) 852-7376
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Kensington, Maryland 20895
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Sexual Abuse
"I have over 20 years of clinical experience as an LCSW-C providing psychotherapy to older children, adolescents, and adults, as well as couples and families. In addition, I have 2 years of post graduate training from the Washington School of Psychiatry. My theoretical orientation is primarily psychodynamic, but I also utilize cognitive/behavioral theory and other theoretical models, depending on my client's needs. I provide a safe and caring environment that allows clients to explore their issues. I specialize in treating mood and anxiety disorders, life stressors and transitions, grief/loss, relationship difficulties, as well as developing healthy lifestyle choices and coping mechanisms."
Adriana Couto Silva, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Kensington, Maryland 20895
"A transmuting experience is possible when both the desire to change and a receptive environment meet to explore ways of transforming suffering into an opening to wholeness and integrated life experiences. I strive to provide this receptive and safe environment to my clients with the hope that they will feel listened, understood, and recognized, so that something quite generative can develop from this relational experience."
Sexual Abuse
(240) 453-4935
Verified
Office is near:
Kensington, Maryland 20895
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Sexual Abuse
"A transmuting experience is possible when both the desire to change and a receptive environment meet to explore ways of transforming suffering into an opening to wholeness and integrated life experiences. I strive to provide this receptive and safe environment to my clients with the hope that they will feel listened, understood, and recognized, so that something quite generative can develop from this relational experience."
Cognitive Behavior Therapy Works, Inc., Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Kensington, Maryland 20895
"I have 25+ years of experience in treating anxiety disorders (such as OCD, panic disorder, and phobias), depression, and difficulties related to psychological trauma. For the past 13 years, I have also been treating eating disorders and trichotillomania. I work primarily from a cognitive-behavioral perspective. This involves my client and me working as a collaborative team to determine what skills it would be useful for my client to learn and practice. This process tends to reduce distress and facilitates achieving a greater sense satisfaction, happiness, and meaning in life."
Sexual Abuse
(301) 531-5823
Verified
Office is near:
Kensington, Maryland 20895
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Sexual Abuse
"I have 25+ years of experience in treating anxiety disorders (such as OCD, panic disorder, and phobias), depression, and difficulties related to psychological trauma. For the past 13 years, I have also been treating eating disorders and trichotillomania. I work primarily from a cognitive-behavioral perspective. This involves my client and me working as a collaborative team to determine what skills it would be useful for my client to learn and practice. This process tends to reduce distress and facilitates achieving a greater sense satisfaction, happiness, and meaning in life."
Patrice A Craigie, Marriage & Family Therapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MS, LCMFT, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Kensington, Maryland 20895
"My ideal client is willing to be introspective. They may present with a wide array of issues ranging from depression, anxiety, bi-polar, schizophrenia and adjustment and posttraumatic stress disorders, ADHD, substance and alcohol abuse, hoarding, LGBTQ+ related issues, sexual and physical trauma, relationship concerns as well as grief related issues. Not only do my clients need validation and support, but they want to understand the function of their symptoms. My goal is to help clients make sense of their feelings and help them find ways to reduce their symptoms so that it does not interfere with their daily functioning."
Sexual Abuse
(240) 453-4652
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Office is near:
Kensington, Maryland 20895
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Sexual Abuse
"My ideal client is willing to be introspective. They may present with a wide array of issues ranging from depression, anxiety, bi-polar, schizophrenia and adjustment and posttraumatic stress disorders, ADHD, substance and alcohol abuse, hoarding, LGBTQ+ related issues, sexual and physical trauma, relationship concerns as well as grief related issues. Not only do my clients need validation and support, but they want to understand the function of their symptoms. My goal is to help clients make sense of their feelings and help them find ways to reduce their symptoms so that it does not interfere with their daily functioning."
3Elements Counseling,LLC, Counselor
Counselor, LCPC, CP, PAT
Verified by Psychology Today
Kensington, Maryland 20895
"At 3Elements Counseling,LLC we work with individual, and families. We understand the challenges of multicultural families. Families that due to work or personal circumstances had to move and leave people and things behind. Families and individuals that beside dealing with their own individual patterns of anxiety, depression, dysfunctional family of origin, trauma, and child rearing challenges have to adjust to a new culture, a new country and a new rhythm of life."
Sexual Abuse
(301) 265-3830
Verified
Kensington, Maryland 20895
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Sexual Abuse
"At 3Elements Counseling,LLC we work with individual, and families. We understand the challenges of multicultural families. Families that due to work or personal circumstances had to move and leave people and things behind. Families and individuals that beside dealing with their own individual patterns of anxiety, depression, dysfunctional family of origin, trauma, and child rearing challenges have to adjust to a new culture, a new country and a new rhythm of life."
Barbara Benyo-Habash, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C
Verified by Psychology Today
Kensington, Maryland 20895
"I specialize in helping Individuals, Couples, & Families work through various challenges that often occur across the lifespan. Utilizing Child-Centered Play Therapy and/or Filial Family Therapy, I help children (3-12 years old) and their parents navigate through emotional and behavioral challenges with greater ease and eventual mastery. By carefully selecting effective techniques, I also specialize in helping adolescents and adults work through emotional distress, familial events, interpersonal/marital relationships, school/career & workplace-related situations, traumatic experiences, and/or adjustments to various life events. "
Sexual Abuse
(301) 861-0734
Verified
Kensington, Maryland 20895
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Sexual Abuse
"I specialize in helping Individuals, Couples, & Families work through various challenges that often occur across the lifespan. Utilizing Child-Centered Play Therapy and/or Filial Family Therapy, I help children (3-12 years old) and their parents navigate through emotional and behavioral challenges with greater ease and eventual mastery. By carefully selecting effective techniques, I also specialize in helping adolescents and adults work through emotional distress, familial events, interpersonal/marital relationships, school/career & workplace-related situations, traumatic experiences, and/or adjustments to various life events. "
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Diana Sabados, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LCPC, LCPAT, ATR-BC, ATCS
Verified by Psychology Today
Kensington, Maryland 20895
"As a person experiencing anxiety, a stressful life transition, overwhelming emotions or symptoms of trauma, you are motivated to feel good again and reclaim your life. You’ve tried to fix it on your own, but nothing seems to work, at least not for very long. You’re worried things might get worse, or maybe they already have. You know healing is possible, but it seems out of reach. Choosing to start, or restart therapy can be scary! You want to make sure you select the right person who you can really connect with and feel confident has the expertise to help. "
(240) 312-3045
Verified
Kensington, Maryland 20895
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"As a person experiencing anxiety, a stressful life transition, overwhelming emotions or symptoms of trauma, you are motivated to feel good again and reclaim your life. You’ve tried to fix it on your own, but nothing seems to work, at least not for very long. You’re worried things might get worse, or maybe they already have. You know healing is possible, but it seems out of reach. Choosing to start, or restart therapy can be scary! You want to make sure you select the right person who you can really connect with and feel confident has the expertise to help. "
Carol Jarboe, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, NCC, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Kensington, Maryland 20895
"As a Licensed Professional Counselor in private practice, I specialize in helping clients with issues that keep them from feeling and performing at their best. Using an holistic and interpersonal approach allows me to integrate aspects of the whole self. I find clients are seeking me out more often for anxiety & transition issues such as relationship difficulties and changes, job, health and body image concerns, etc. We can examine what is working and not working for you, and make strides toward increasing awareness, while making peace with the past and living more fully in the present."
(703) 957-7049
Verified
Office is near:
Kensington, Maryland 20895
"As a Licensed Professional Counselor in private practice, I specialize in helping clients with issues that keep them from feeling and performing at their best. Using an holistic and interpersonal approach allows me to integrate aspects of the whole self. I find clients are seeking me out more often for anxiety & transition issues such as relationship difficulties and changes, job, health and body image concerns, etc. We can examine what is working and not working for you, and make strides toward increasing awareness, while making peace with the past and living more fully in the present."
Jazmin Moral, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C
Verified by Psychology Today
Office is near:
Kensington, Maryland 20895
"Are you longing for love but instead feeling unappreciated and criticized, like no matter what you do you just can't ever get it right with your partner? You may be feeling hopeless, like you've tried it all but nothing is working. I can help you rebuild trust, safety and connection in your relationship. You will understand what has kept you stuck and find new ways to communicate and connect so that you can finally be heard and appreciated by your partner. We all need to feel important and valued by the one we love most."
(240) 249-0141
Verified
Office is near:
Kensington, Maryland 20895
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"Are you longing for love but instead feeling unappreciated and criticized, like no matter what you do you just can't ever get it right with your partner? You may be feeling hopeless, like you've tried it all but nothing is working. I can help you rebuild trust, safety and connection in your relationship. You will understand what has kept you stuck and find new ways to communicate and connect so that you can finally be heard and appreciated by your partner. We all need to feel important and valued by the one we love most."
Linda Harter-Deveau, L.C.P.C., Counselor
Counselor, MS
Verified by Psychology Today
Kensington, Maryland 20895
"My clients come to me when they are in some type of transition, whether it be relationship, health, school, career, parenting, etc. My job is to help make the transition meaningful and successful. Safety and trust are key to the counseling process. I have experience working with Lymes patients and other chronic illnesses. Health issues can have a major impact on the well being of family life. Therapy is often a key component to healing. A client I worked with recently stated it best," By being in therapy, I have my resilence back....my humor and confidence have returned.""
(301) 852-7157
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Kensington, Maryland 20895
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"My clients come to me when they are in some type of transition, whether it be relationship, health, school, career, parenting, etc. My job is to help make the transition meaningful and successful. Safety and trust are key to the counseling process. I have experience working with Lymes patients and other chronic illnesses. Health issues can have a major impact on the well being of family life. Therapy is often a key component to healing. A client I worked with recently stated it best," By being in therapy, I have my resilence back....my humor and confidence have returned.""
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC, LMFT
Verified by Psychology Today
Kensington, Maryland 20895
"I have been in private practice for thirty years. I work well with families and adolescents. I tend to be more directive and confrontational in my counseling methodology. Having been in the U.S. Marine Corps and combat tested, I work well with those suffering from PTSD. I use cognitive behavioral therapy as I believe it gets to the point and allows one to make signifiant changes quickly. There are two things we do - think and behave. Change the way you think and behave to more positive and we have a positive outcome."
(301) 949-2506
Verified
Kensington, Maryland 20895
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"I have been in private practice for thirty years. I work well with families and adolescents. I tend to be more directive and confrontational in my counseling methodology. Having been in the U.S. Marine Corps and combat tested, I work well with those suffering from PTSD. I use cognitive behavioral therapy as I believe it gets to the point and allows one to make signifiant changes quickly. There are two things we do - think and behave. Change the way you think and behave to more positive and we have a positive outcome."

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Sexual Abuse Therapists
Child sexual abuse is the deliberate exposure of a minor child to sexual activity that the child cannot comprehend or consent to. This means a child is forced or talked into sex or sexual activities by another person. This behavior includes acts such as inappropriate touching of a child's breasts or genitalia, someone exposing their genitalia to a child, fondling, oral-genital contact, genital and anal intercourse, as well as exhibitionism, voyeurism, and exposure to pornography.

If you're looking for a therapist that has treated clients who've experienced sexual abuse in Kensington or for Kensington sexual abuse counseling, these professionals provide confidential support for individuals in an abusive relationship. They include sexual abuse therapists, sexual abuse psychologists and sexual abuse counselors. Therapists can help with child abuse in Kensington and sexual violence in Kensington. An Kensington therapist can identify the signs and causes of sexual abuse, discuss intervention and refer victims to shelters.

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

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