Steven Van Wagoner

Psychologist, PhD, CGP, FAGPA

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Steven Van Wagoner

Psychologist, PhD, CGP, FAGPA

Verified by Psychology Today
1 Endorsed

Location

2440 M Street
Suite 429
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 656-5989
Offers online therapy

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About

Typically individuals come to psychotherapy for relief of emotional and psychological pain, which may take the form of depression, anxiety, self-defeating behavior, and/or unfulfilled relationships or goals, to name a few. Many can identify some past trauma, or perhaps some mistreatment that seems somehow connected. For others the reasons are more elusive, like a general feeling of unhappiness, perhaps with oneself or with others.I strive to help you verbalize your thoughts and feelings about what happens between us in our emerging relationship as a way of understanding your relationships in general.
At times this process feels supportive, helpful, even compelling; at other times you may feel frustrated, disappointed, even bored. I strive to facilitate a relationship building on the more positive aspects of the process, so we may tolerate and work through the difficult, painful, yet necessary frustrations typical of psychotherapy.
I apply the above approach to individual, couples, and group psychotherapy, where the focus is on using what transpires in each relationship to foster greater interpersonal learning and self-awareness, as well as identify the many obstacles we put in the way of our growth and enjoyment of life.

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $250 - $300
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: Cash, Check, Paypal, Venmo

Qualifications

  • License: District of Columbia / PSY1813
  • School: University of Maryland
  • Year Graduated: 1993

Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: American Group Psychotherapy Association / CGP
  • Certificate Date: 2002

Endorsements

Psychologist, PsyD, HSP

Steven Van Wagoner's Groups

Psychotherapy Group

People join a therapy group to learn about themselves, and through this process, improve their relationships. This group and the one described below, focus on the relationships that develop between you and the other members of the group, and between you and me. By experiencing and examining your interactions in the here-and-now, a picture of you and every other member emerges of the way you interact with each other in the group. This leads to greater self-understanding, as well as learning about you in your relationships - what helps and what impedes having more satisfying relationships.

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Psychotherapy Group

All of my groups stress attending to one's thoughts and feelings as they emerge in the moment, and to the extent possible, putting them into words. Sharing feelings about oneself and about others in the group is encouraged. While feedback certainly is an element of all of my groups, it is most helpful when delivered in the context of sharing an emotional reaction to other members: to their words, their style of expression, their nonverbal communication, their dreams, and their life story. This facilitates growth and the development of mature relationships, in and outside the group.

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Location

2440 M Street
Suite 429
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 656-5989
Offers online therapy

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

Website
Specialties
  • Relationship Issues
  • Personality Disorders
Issues
  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Grief
  • Substance Use
  • Trauma and PTSD

Client Focus

Age
  • Adults
  • Teen
Communities
  • Bisexual Allied
  • Gay Allied
  • Lesbian Allied
  • Transgender Allied

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Interpersonal
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group

Links

My Website

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Last Modified: 21 Nov 2022
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Steven Van Wagoner

Psychologist, PhD, CGP, FAGPA