Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C, NBCCH, LICSW
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""Something we were withholding made us weak until we found out it was ourselves" (Robert Frost) Working closely together we'll help you become authentically, fully ALIVE by healing your past and current emotional wounds and breaking self- destructive habits/behaviors. We'll work relentlessly to liberate you from crippling anxiety, shame, detachment, loneliness and other destructive inhibitions creating your symptoms. Clients report a feeling of HOPE and MOMENTUM even after our first session! So, if you want to enjoy passionate relationships, become emotionally alive while experiencing internal peace and fulfill your unique potential, roll up your sleeves and let's get started!"
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(301) 259-3680
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""Something we were withholding made us weak until we found out it was ourselves" (Robert Frost) Working closely together we'll help you become authentically, fully ALIVE by healing your past and current emotional wounds and breaking self- destructive habits/behaviors. We'll work relentlessly to liberate you from crippling anxiety, shame, detachment, loneliness and other destructive inhibitions creating your symptoms. Clients report a feeling of HOPE and MOMENTUM even after our first session! So, if you want to enjoy passionate relationships, become emotionally alive while experiencing internal peace and fulfill your unique potential, roll up your sleeves and let's get started!"
Linda P Smith, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
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Office is near:
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
"Welcome to my practice. I look forward to getting to know you and hearing about what's troubling you, while you get a sense of what it will be like working with me. After an assessment of 1 or 2 sessions, we will arrive at an initial understanding of your situation and the issues and/or symptoms you'd like to address. We'll look at treatment options and agree on a plan, which may include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), insight-oriented psychotherapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, or couples therapy, as indicated by your particular problem."
Somatic
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(202) 609-7469
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Office is near:
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
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"Welcome to my practice. I look forward to getting to know you and hearing about what's troubling you, while you get a sense of what it will be like working with me. After an assessment of 1 or 2 sessions, we will arrive at an initial understanding of your situation and the issues and/or symptoms you'd like to address. We'll look at treatment options and agree on a plan, which may include cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), insight-oriented psychotherapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy, or couples therapy, as indicated by your particular problem."
Nancy F. Hensler, PhD, PLLC, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
"Through 25 years' experience in university, hospital and outpatient settings, I have developed specializations in Trauma & Abuse, Sexual & Relationship Violence, Women's Empowerment, Mindful Living, & the College Experience. Trained by a pioneer in complex trauma treatment, I assist survivors regain their sense of security and self. My past career research informs my continuing passion for mentoring women in their multiple roles and across their lifespans. I help individuals, couples & groups manage stress, anxiety, depression, and pain; navigate major life events and losses; & repair/strengthen their relationships."
Somatic
Self Esteem
(202) 760-4678
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Office is near:
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
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"Through 25 years' experience in university, hospital and outpatient settings, I have developed specializations in Trauma & Abuse, Sexual & Relationship Violence, Women's Empowerment, Mindful Living, & the College Experience. Trained by a pioneer in complex trauma treatment, I assist survivors regain their sense of security and self. My past career research informs my continuing passion for mentoring women in their multiple roles and across their lifespans. I help individuals, couples & groups manage stress, anxiety, depression, and pain; navigate major life events and losses; & repair/strengthen their relationships."
Irene Walton, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20815
"In a supportive environment I work to help people feel better about themselves and their relationships. I am active and collaborative as I work to help individuals and couples set the goals that they want to achieve and work towards those goals. I use knowledge, humor, and compassion to develop a supportive working relationship. I help individuals to improve self-awareness, assertiveness, communication, and sense of well-being. I help couples to reduce conflict and build intimacy through increased understanding and improved communication. I do both short-term, problem-solving counseling and more long-term psychotherapy."
Somatic
Self Esteem
(301) 852-7369
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Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20815
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"In a supportive environment I work to help people feel better about themselves and their relationships. I am active and collaborative as I work to help individuals and couples set the goals that they want to achieve and work towards those goals. I use knowledge, humor, and compassion to develop a supportive working relationship. I help individuals to improve self-awareness, assertiveness, communication, and sense of well-being. I help couples to reduce conflict and build intimacy through increased understanding and improved communication. I do both short-term, problem-solving counseling and more long-term psychotherapy."
Lori Shapiro, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, LICSW, AASECT
Office is near:
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
"Couples counseling is my specialty and what I offer almost exclusively. Whether your relationship is experiencing a major crisis (infidelity or threats of divorce) or whether you just feel stuck and disconnected over a communication issue, I am at home. I've been helping couples re-connect and rediscover that "spark" for over 20 years. My style is warm and engaging and I customize therapy approaches to fit your specific relationship. You'll get feedback from me which is what couples indicate they like best about working with me."
Somatic
Self Esteem
(954) 800-4449
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Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
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"Couples counseling is my specialty and what I offer almost exclusively. Whether your relationship is experiencing a major crisis (infidelity or threats of divorce) or whether you just feel stuck and disconnected over a communication issue, I am at home. I've been helping couples re-connect and rediscover that "spark" for over 20 years. My style is warm and engaging and I customize therapy approaches to fit your specific relationship. You'll get feedback from me which is what couples indicate they like best about working with me."
Gina Brezini,
MA, LPC, CPLC
"Relationship expert and certified life coach with proven track record for guiding people to success in their personal and professional lives, motivating them to live and lead from their true power. I offer individual, couples and group counseling, using cutting edge methods that provide shortcuts for personal growth and create deeply rewarding relationships. I am committed to making a difference in ways that empower, inspire, and connect. During my extensive travels, I mentored teams of humanitarians to improve communication and interact effectively in diverse cultural environments. "
Somatic
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(301) 265-3690
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"Relationship expert and certified life coach with proven track record for guiding people to success in their personal and professional lives, motivating them to live and lead from their true power. I offer individual, couples and group counseling, using cutting edge methods that provide shortcuts for personal growth and create deeply rewarding relationships. I am committed to making a difference in ways that empower, inspire, and connect. During my extensive travels, I mentored teams of humanitarians to improve communication and interact effectively in diverse cultural environments. "
Matthew Burgess Leary, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
"Many people experience uncertainty and anxiety about consulting a therapist. I believe it shows courage to seek out psychotherapy. You may be struggling with serious emotional issues, deep personal crises, relationship distress, or a sense of distance with your child or adolescent. You may simply feel that something is "off" in your life. Many people I work with simply want to get more from their lives - more joy, more connection, more serenity and more general well-being. To help you reach your goals, I collaborate with you to create a therapy environment that is warm, safe, supportive, challenging when needed, and authentic."
Somatic
Self Esteem
(240) 221-5449
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Office is near:
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
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"Many people experience uncertainty and anxiety about consulting a therapist. I believe it shows courage to seek out psychotherapy. You may be struggling with serious emotional issues, deep personal crises, relationship distress, or a sense of distance with your child or adolescent. You may simply feel that something is "off" in your life. Many people I work with simply want to get more from their lives - more joy, more connection, more serenity and more general well-being. To help you reach your goals, I collaborate with you to create a therapy environment that is warm, safe, supportive, challenging when needed, and authentic."
Marcia C Hinkle, Counselor
Counselor, LPC, LCPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
"Daytime appointments on Monday and Friday now available! Are you distressed about an important relationship or worried about work? Maybe you feel "stuck" in certain ways of behaving or thinking. You want to make changes, but don't know how to start. Are you struggling with family issues? Ready to come out? Or do you long to set aside time to reflect and gain clarity about your life and your world, what you want to do, who you want to be in this life journey. Be brave - send me an email or make a call. Discover how much better you can feel. Let yourself grow. "
Somatic
Self Esteem
(410) 709-3952
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Office is near:
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
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Self Esteem
"Daytime appointments on Monday and Friday now available! Are you distressed about an important relationship or worried about work? Maybe you feel "stuck" in certain ways of behaving or thinking. You want to make changes, but don't know how to start. Are you struggling with family issues? Ready to come out? Or do you long to set aside time to reflect and gain clarity about your life and your world, what you want to do, who you want to be in this life journey. Be brave - send me an email or make a call. Discover how much better you can feel. Let yourself grow. "
Integrated Family Counseling LLC, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, LICSW, LCSW, RPT
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
"Have you noticed a change in your child's mood or behavior? Whether it be a disinterest in activities they normally enjoy, increased irritability, low self-esteem, anger, or signs of anxiety, you are wondering what the cause may be and how you can help your child. There may be many reasons causing the change that range from their school duties, peer interactions, conflict within the family unit, or a traumatic event. Your goal is to support your child through the changes in addressing the triggers, but also determining what coping skills they would find useful to overcome the challenges and be able to manage their feelings. "
Somatic
Self Esteem
(301) 960-5375
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Office is near:
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
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"Have you noticed a change in your child's mood or behavior? Whether it be a disinterest in activities they normally enjoy, increased irritability, low self-esteem, anger, or signs of anxiety, you are wondering what the cause may be and how you can help your child. There may be many reasons causing the change that range from their school duties, peer interactions, conflict within the family unit, or a traumatic event. Your goal is to support your child through the changes in addressing the triggers, but also determining what coping skills they would find useful to overcome the challenges and be able to manage their feelings. "
Joanna Strait LLC, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, LCSW-C
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
"Finding a therapist you can partner with can be an incredibly powerful tool in overcoming difficulties and achieving long-lasting change. I strive to create a judgement free environment in which clients are able to calmly explore the issues leading them to seek support. The ability to change is already within you. My job is to assist and support you in that process. I work with young adults, adults and seniors who are experiencing depression, anxiety, grief and loss, issues related to adoption, infertility, and prenatal/postpartum depression and anxiety. "
Somatic
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(240) 802-7287
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"Finding a therapist you can partner with can be an incredibly powerful tool in overcoming difficulties and achieving long-lasting change. I strive to create a judgement free environment in which clients are able to calmly explore the issues leading them to seek support. The ability to change is already within you. My job is to assist and support you in that process. I work with young adults, adults and seniors who are experiencing depression, anxiety, grief and loss, issues related to adoption, infertility, and prenatal/postpartum depression and anxiety. "
John W Cornelius, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MS, MSW, LCSW-C, LICSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
"I help individuals work on life issues tied to anxiety and depression, relationship difficulties, stress symptoms tied to childhood trauma, and families struggling with behavioral challenges. I teach communication skills that help with difficult relationships. These skills include helping my clients improve their power, voice, and contact with significant others. I employ many approaches in psychotherapy, including psychodynamic, gestalt, somatic experiencing (SE), accelerated experiential dynamic (AEDP), cognitive behavioral (CBT) and emotionally focused couples therapy (EFT)."
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(202) 600-9053
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Somatic
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"I help individuals work on life issues tied to anxiety and depression, relationship difficulties, stress symptoms tied to childhood trauma, and families struggling with behavioral challenges. I teach communication skills that help with difficult relationships. These skills include helping my clients improve their power, voice, and contact with significant others. I employ many approaches in psychotherapy, including psychodynamic, gestalt, somatic experiencing (SE), accelerated experiential dynamic (AEDP), cognitive behavioral (CBT) and emotionally focused couples therapy (EFT)."
Estefania Simich, Counselor
Counselor, MA, NCC, LCPC, CST
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
"Finding a place we can trust to tell our stories is essential to finding a path to healing, recovery, and transformation. Therefore, it is essential to find someone that can help you reach your potential to transform your life. We all are born with an innate capacity to develop happy and healthy lives. However, sometimes life experiences such as hurts and traumas can interfere with our development and we may become unhappy or unsatisfied with our lives and adopt self-defeating thinking and behavioral patterns."
Somatic
Self Esteem
(443) 305-6344
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Somatic
Self Esteem
"Finding a place we can trust to tell our stories is essential to finding a path to healing, recovery, and transformation. Therefore, it is essential to find someone that can help you reach your potential to transform your life. We all are born with an innate capacity to develop happy and healthy lives. However, sometimes life experiences such as hurts and traumas can interfere with our development and we may become unhappy or unsatisfied with our lives and adopt self-defeating thinking and behavioral patterns."
Carlos Durana Ph.D., Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
"I love helping individuals and couples achieve their goals and aspirations. I offer a caring, safe, and healing environment that allows clients the opportunity to explore, experience, work through problems, and create solutions that expand their potential for growth and wellness. As a proponent of integrative and holistic therapy that honors the mind-body connection and its impact on well-being, health, and happiness, I attend to the whole person, not just a set of symptoms or problems. I emphasize teaching skills that develop inner resources for successful coping in life. I use a variety of methods, but the method has to meet your needs."
Somatic
Self Esteem
(703) 596-4614
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Office is near:
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
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"I love helping individuals and couples achieve their goals and aspirations. I offer a caring, safe, and healing environment that allows clients the opportunity to explore, experience, work through problems, and create solutions that expand their potential for growth and wellness. As a proponent of integrative and holistic therapy that honors the mind-body connection and its impact on well-being, health, and happiness, I attend to the whole person, not just a set of symptoms or problems. I emphasize teaching skills that develop inner resources for successful coping in life. I use a variety of methods, but the method has to meet your needs."
Brooke Bralove, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
"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. "
Somatic
Self Esteem
(202) 559-4242
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Office is near:
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
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"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. "
Michelle Cortright, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPCMHSP, NCC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
"I am a holistic therapist committed to creating space for clients to connect with their authentic selves and heal from within. I hold a M.Ed. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Vanderbilt University and am a licensed professional counselor, certified EMDR therapist, breathwork guide, and wellness coach. I am passionate about empowering others to create a life in which their souls shine brightest and focus on opportunities for healing from trauma and major life challenges including addiction/substance abuse, grief and loss, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, stress and life transitions, interpersonal development, and self-actualization."
Somatic
Self Esteem
(615) 614-8494
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Office is near:
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
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"I am a holistic therapist committed to creating space for clients to connect with their authentic selves and heal from within. I hold a M.Ed. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Vanderbilt University and am a licensed professional counselor, certified EMDR therapist, breathwork guide, and wellness coach. I am passionate about empowering others to create a life in which their souls shine brightest and focus on opportunities for healing from trauma and major life challenges including addiction/substance abuse, grief and loss, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, stress and life transitions, interpersonal development, and self-actualization."
A Caring Approach, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
"I love helping individuals and couples achieve their goals and aspirations. I offer a caring, safe, and healing environment that allows clients the opportunity to explore, experience, work through problems, and create solutions that expand their potential for growth and wellness. As a proponent of integrative and holistic therapy that honors the mind-body connection and its impact on well-being, health, and happiness, I attend to the whole person, not just a set of symptoms or problems. I emphasize teaching skills that develop inner resources for successful coping in life. I use a variety of methods, but the method has to meet your needs."
Somatic
Self Esteem
(301) 327-2909
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Office is near:
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
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Somatic
Self Esteem
"I love helping individuals and couples achieve their goals and aspirations. I offer a caring, safe, and healing environment that allows clients the opportunity to explore, experience, work through problems, and create solutions that expand their potential for growth and wellness. As a proponent of integrative and holistic therapy that honors the mind-body connection and its impact on well-being, health, and happiness, I attend to the whole person, not just a set of symptoms or problems. I emphasize teaching skills that develop inner resources for successful coping in life. I use a variety of methods, but the method has to meet your needs."
May Benatar, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LCSW-C
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20815
"After many decades of counseling individuals and families,I have come to appreciate the power of the healing principle in all of us. Every one has the capacity to grow, heal, and stabilize. A seasoned, skillful therapist guides and empowers the patient's own innate strength and healing capacities. Counseling can be helpful to people, whether they are facing the very ordinary but demanding problems of adult life or the extraordinary difficulties of dealing with catastrophic loss, grief, illness, and trauma. A technique known as EMDR is one approach that I have used successfully with clients in both categories."
Somatic
Self Esteem
(301) 691-3850
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Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20815
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"After many decades of counseling individuals and families,I have come to appreciate the power of the healing principle in all of us. Every one has the capacity to grow, heal, and stabilize. A seasoned, skillful therapist guides and empowers the patient's own innate strength and healing capacities. Counseling can be helpful to people, whether they are facing the very ordinary but demanding problems of adult life or the extraordinary difficulties of dealing with catastrophic loss, grief, illness, and trauma. A technique known as EMDR is one approach that I have used successfully with clients in both categories."
Janie Scholom, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, BSN, MSW, LCSW-C
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
"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."
Somatic
Self Esteem
(301) 852-6740
Verified
Office is near:
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
Somatic
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"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."
Maury L. Joseph, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD, MPsy
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
"Wanting deeper relationships, but finding yourself repeating the same old patterns? Trying to advance in your career or education, but running into inner barriers? Working on your wellbeing, but not getting the results you want? I specialize in helping people with the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that hold them back from living. In therapy, we can help you see and break through the places where you're stuck, so that you can feel your inner strengths and resources and pursue a life that feels more like you."
Somatic
Self Esteem
(610) 228-0797
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Office is near:
Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815
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"Wanting deeper relationships, but finding yourself repeating the same old patterns? Trying to advance in your career or education, but running into inner barriers? Working on your wellbeing, but not getting the results you want? I specialize in helping people with the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors that hold them back from living. In therapy, we can help you see and break through the places where you're stuck, so that you can feel your inner strengths and resources and pursue a life that feels more like you."
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Randi Beth Chasen, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, LICSW
Verified by Psychology Today Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, Maryland 20815
"If you are going through a difficult time or just want to have a deeper understanding of yourself, therapy is a great place to start. I truly believe that talk therapy is essential for true growth and understanding of oneself and others. I work with clients to help them gain deeper insight into their thoughts, feelings and behaviors. In particular, I offer support to individuals seeking to cope with relationship management, relationship loss, anxiety and intimacy issues."
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Bethesda, Maryland 20815
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"If you are going through a difficult time or just want to have a deeper understanding of yourself, therapy is a great place to start. I truly believe that talk therapy is essential for true growth and understanding of oneself and others. I work with clients to help them gain deeper insight into their thoughts, feelings and behaviors. In particular, I offer support to individuals seeking to cope with relationship management, relationship loss, anxiety and intimacy issues."

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If you're looking for Somatic therapy in 20815 or for a 20815 Somatic Therapist these Therapists provide Somatic counseling. Somatic psychotherapy bridges the mind-body dichotomy recognizing that emotion, behavior, sensation, impulse originate in physical experiences. Thinking motivates, or is motivated by, physical action.

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Therapists in 20815 are able to work with a wide range of issues.

For example, if you're seeking a marriage counselor in 20815 you'll find that most therapists are trained in marriage counseling or couples counseling in 20815 and couples therapy. And they welcome families for family counseling in 20815 or family therapy in 20815.