MA Hons, GC-C
Washington, DC 20016
Grief is a natural response to a bereavement or a loss of any kind, but the distress you understandably feel today need not be incapacitating or unnecessarily prolonged. My approach will help you come to terms with your new reality, while retaining a healthy and positive psychological relationship with the loved ones you have cherished, but who are now no longer physically present. We will work together to establish new strategies for living a fulfilling and joyful life - a life that can be continually enriched by the happy memories of times gone by. A life of gratitude, rather than regret.
Stress
(202) 858-2716
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Washington, DC 20016
Stress
Grief is a natural response to a bereavement or a loss of any kind, but the distress you understandably feel today need not be incapacitating or unnecessarily prolonged. My approach will help you come to terms with your new reality, while retaining a healthy and positive psychological relationship with the loved ones you have cherished, but who are now no longer physically present. We will work together to establish new strategies for living a fulfilling and joyful life - a life that can be continually enriched by the happy memories of times gone by. A life of gratitude, rather than regret.
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Counselor, LCPC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20016
Navigating transition or change can be HARD; I partner with you to help make it easier. Together we will uncover and explore patterns of thinking, feeling, and acting to help you feel better and live the life you want for yourself. In my office, I hope you feel heard, understood, and cared for. I acknowledge societal inequities in our work together, such as racism, sexism, and ageism. I hope to do all this while maintaining a sense of humor and not taking myself too seriously.
Stress
(240) 575-6645
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20016
Stress
Navigating transition or change can be HARD; I partner with you to help make it easier. Together we will uncover and explore patterns of thinking, feeling, and acting to help you feel better and live the life you want for yourself. In my office, I hope you feel heard, understood, and cared for. I acknowledge societal inequities in our work together, such as racism, sexism, and ageism. I hope to do all this while maintaining a sense of humor and not taking myself too seriously.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LGSW Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20036
Everyone faces challenges and valleys in the journey of life. While you are the ultimate expert of your life, it is valuable to have a trusted guide to help explore and navigate life’s challenges, internal and external conflicts and relationship issues. As a clinician, I have experience with a wide range of presenting concerns from stress and anxiety to serious mental illness. I specialize in counseling/psychotherapy with young adults, adults and couples dealing with anxiety, depression, trauma, human sexuality and relationship issues.
Stress
(202) 335-7523
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Washington, DC 20036
Stress
Everyone faces challenges and valleys in the journey of life. While you are the ultimate expert of your life, it is valuable to have a trusted guide to help explore and navigate life’s challenges, internal and external conflicts and relationship issues. As a clinician, I have experience with a wide range of presenting concerns from stress and anxiety to serious mental illness. I specialize in counseling/psychotherapy with young adults, adults and couples dealing with anxiety, depression, trauma, human sexuality and relationship issues.
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC, RYT 200 Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20001
Losing a loved one can be the most difficult time in your life. Emotions are often surprising in their strength or mildness. Grief often breaks a person completely from inside out. Grieving is hard work, you can get worn out, and feel battered. It can take a lot longer to work through grief than most people realize. People around you may think it’s helpful for you to not talk or cry or focus on your loss but actually this is just what people need to do. The goal is to not stay stuck, to move through it—and this is part of the process. Grief doesn’t get better by ignoring it and trying to ‘get over it.’
Stress
(833) 988-4065
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20001
Stress
Losing a loved one can be the most difficult time in your life. Emotions are often surprising in their strength or mildness. Grief often breaks a person completely from inside out. Grieving is hard work, you can get worn out, and feel battered. It can take a lot longer to work through grief than most people realize. People around you may think it’s helpful for you to not talk or cry or focus on your loss but actually this is just what people need to do. The goal is to not stay stuck, to move through it—and this is part of the process. Grief doesn’t get better by ignoring it and trying to ‘get over it.’
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Psychological Associate, PhD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20036
Seeking out therapy is the first step in your journey to healing and understanding. Through therapy, I will work with you to address present challenges, identify tools to navigate current and future difficult situations, and make changes to patterns of behavior or thoughts that are causing distress. Throughout our work, we will focus on broadening and deepening your awareness of yourself.   The foundation of successful therapeutic work is the therapist-client relationship. I understand the importance of this relationship, and I strive to establish a collaborative working connection filled with warmth and understanding.
Stress
(844) 338-4927
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Washington, DC 20036
Stress
Seeking out therapy is the first step in your journey to healing and understanding. Through therapy, I will work with you to address present challenges, identify tools to navigate current and future difficult situations, and make changes to patterns of behavior or thoughts that are causing distress. Throughout our work, we will focus on broadening and deepening your awareness of yourself.   The foundation of successful therapeutic work is the therapist-client relationship. I understand the importance of this relationship, and I strive to establish a collaborative working connection filled with warmth and understanding.
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Psychologist, MA, PhD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20036
I believe that compassionate therapy can help people reflect, grow, and change. Using a warm and engaging approach, I collaborate with clients to develop treatment strategies that work based on research-based techniques. I specialize in working with clients struggling with relationship issues, OCD, grief and loss, and difficult life transitions, including changes in roles or identity.
Stress
(202) 759-7878
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Washington, DC 20036
Stress
I believe that compassionate therapy can help people reflect, grow, and change. Using a warm and engaging approach, I collaborate with clients to develop treatment strategies that work based on research-based techniques. I specialize in working with clients struggling with relationship issues, OCD, grief and loss, and difficult life transitions, including changes in roles or identity.
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Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, PhD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20005
Are you struggling with women's issues, trauma, relationships, grief, anxiety, or major life changes? There comes a time when we need some help from a licensed professional to cope with many of life’s challenges, and I’d love to help you on your journey toward healing and self-discovery. I have provided women, and their loved ones in Washington, D.C. with a wide range of psychological services. My approach is to help you understand and celebrate yourself more deeply as you engage in life to its fullest.
Stress
(202) 759-4026
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Washington, DC 20005
Stress
Are you struggling with women's issues, trauma, relationships, grief, anxiety, or major life changes? There comes a time when we need some help from a licensed professional to cope with many of life’s challenges, and I’d love to help you on your journey toward healing and self-discovery. I have provided women, and their loved ones in Washington, D.C. with a wide range of psychological services. My approach is to help you understand and celebrate yourself more deeply as you engage in life to its fullest.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, NASMCPT Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20006
Are you feeling: overwhelmed and stuck, like you're spinning your wheels? Anxious and worried about many things in your life? Overly critical of yourself and others? Maybe you identify as: someone who always puts others first...a people-pleaser...a perfectionist. Procrastination might be your best friend and your worst enemy. Let's meet to empower you towards making healthier choices with happier outcomes. I work collaboratively with individuals to address these issues by focusing on the power of your thoughts, awareness of your emotions, the origins of your core beliefs, and their effects on your behaviors.
Stress
(571) 253-7422
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Washington, DC 20006
Stress
Are you feeling: overwhelmed and stuck, like you're spinning your wheels? Anxious and worried about many things in your life? Overly critical of yourself and others? Maybe you identify as: someone who always puts others first...a people-pleaser...a perfectionist. Procrastination might be your best friend and your worst enemy. Let's meet to empower you towards making healthier choices with happier outcomes. I work collaboratively with individuals to address these issues by focusing on the power of your thoughts, awareness of your emotions, the origins of your core beliefs, and their effects on your behaviors.
Photo of Ilene Marto Atiyah, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LMSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20016
I am deeply passionate about supporting every individual and family I encounter to balance acceptance and change and lead a life worth living. While challenges can be part of our daily existence, I recognize that they can also become quite overwhelming and that we can benefit from guidance and skills to overcome them.
Stress
(240) 245-2563
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20016
Stress
I am deeply passionate about supporting every individual and family I encounter to balance acceptance and change and lead a life worth living. While challenges can be part of our daily existence, I recognize that they can also become quite overwhelming and that we can benefit from guidance and skills to overcome them.
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Counselor, EdD, LCPC-S, LPC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20530
ARE YOU READY TO WORK OUT? When working on our "outer" body, we tend to neglect our "inner body" including our mental health. Why not take care of your WHOLE body? At SMR Counseling Services, we get your mental health in shape. We work one-on-one with clients acting as "personal mental health trainers" which allows us to respond to the unique needs of each individual.
Stress
(301) 374-8926
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20530
Stress
ARE YOU READY TO WORK OUT? When working on our "outer" body, we tend to neglect our "inner body" including our mental health. Why not take care of your WHOLE body? At SMR Counseling Services, we get your mental health in shape. We work one-on-one with clients acting as "personal mental health trainers" which allows us to respond to the unique needs of each individual.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, BCD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20006
Looking for new perspectives to change recurrent patterns that aren't leading to desired outcomes; Aspiring to develop new ways to approach challenges in a relationship; Wanting to move past a relationship that is no longer working; Wanting to improve coping with traumatic or distressing experience, illness, or loss; Looking to better cope with troubling depression or anxiety; or wanting to re-think career decisions are some of the issues that people bring to my practice. I am a therapist with 20 + years experience and am committed to assisting people who are feeling stuck with what hasn't been working.
Stress
(202) 800-1901
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Washington, DC 20006
Stress
Looking for new perspectives to change recurrent patterns that aren't leading to desired outcomes; Aspiring to develop new ways to approach challenges in a relationship; Wanting to move past a relationship that is no longer working; Wanting to improve coping with traumatic or distressing experience, illness, or loss; Looking to better cope with troubling depression or anxiety; or wanting to re-think career decisions are some of the issues that people bring to my practice. I am a therapist with 20 + years experience and am committed to assisting people who are feeling stuck with what hasn't been working.
Photo of Darby Integrative Counseling LLC, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C, LCADAS Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20011
*Currently accepting new clients at Darby Integrative Counseling, LLC offering phone and video sessions for you during the COVID crisis.* Welcome to the next courageous step on your journey walking through life's challenges. Are you struggling with fear, grief, sadness, anxiety, or stress? Have anger, shame or guilt been preventing you from the joys of life? Do your relationships at home or work feel strained? Let us awaken your best self and find solutions for the problems you face on your path to wellness.
Stress
(301) 945-7306
Verified
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20011
Stress
*Currently accepting new clients at Darby Integrative Counseling, LLC offering phone and video sessions for you during the COVID crisis.* Welcome to the next courageous step on your journey walking through life's challenges. Are you struggling with fear, grief, sadness, anxiety, or stress? Have anger, shame or guilt been preventing you from the joys of life? Do your relationships at home or work feel strained? Let us awaken your best self and find solutions for the problems you face on your path to wellness.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC, CRC Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20007
The Bowen Center for the Study of the Family Clinic is a non-profit organization that has been offering the community affordable psychotherapy to individuals and families for over 35 years. Our experienced clinicians help the client devote his or her best thinking and energy to working on self in the broader context of important relationships.
Stress
(202) 601-3485
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Washington, DC 20007
Stress
The Bowen Center for the Study of the Family Clinic is a non-profit organization that has been offering the community affordable psychotherapy to individuals and families for over 35 years. Our experienced clinicians help the client devote his or her best thinking and energy to working on self in the broader context of important relationships.
Photo of Priscilla Dass-Brailsford, Psychologist
Psychologist, EdD, MPH Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20005
I welcome a wide range of clients who strive toward a more authentic self and seek to explore maximal growth and potential. I have expertise in helping clients suffering from anxiety, depression, and trauma and practice clinical interventions that are strength-based and solution-focused. My belief is that psychological and behavioral problems are expressions of pain and efforts to cope with unacceptable environmental demands and consider therapy an important step in restoring resilience and making healing possible.
Stress
(617) 600-7441
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Washington, DC 20005
Stress
I welcome a wide range of clients who strive toward a more authentic self and seek to explore maximal growth and potential. I have expertise in helping clients suffering from anxiety, depression, and trauma and practice clinical interventions that are strength-based and solution-focused. My belief is that psychological and behavioral problems are expressions of pain and efforts to cope with unacceptable environmental demands and consider therapy an important step in restoring resilience and making healing possible.
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Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20002
Life is about creating psychological flexibility. Becoming comfortable with the discomforts in life allows us to keep moving towards that which gives our lives meaning. Amethyst Counseling Services, PLLC is a digital private mental health practice that aims to meet you wherever you are. We provide the treatment and support needed to work towards your areas of desired change. Amethyst believes that YOU hold all the tools needed to become your ideal self, thus creating your ideal world.
Stress
Verified
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20002
Stress
Life is about creating psychological flexibility. Becoming comfortable with the discomforts in life allows us to keep moving towards that which gives our lives meaning. Amethyst Counseling Services, PLLC is a digital private mental health practice that aims to meet you wherever you are. We provide the treatment and support needed to work towards your areas of desired change. Amethyst believes that YOU hold all the tools needed to become your ideal self, thus creating your ideal world.
Photo of Maureen Cary, MS, MA, LMHC, Counselor
Counselor, MS, MA, LMHC Verified
Verified
Hosts group in:
Washington, DC 20002
Sometimes we just feel stuck! Finding someone who can help you independently managing life's challenges is an essential part of a good therapeutic partnership. My goal is to help you develop the insight necessary to truly understand yourself, your relationships and your life journey so you can deal with everyday setbacks or major life transitions. I will help guide you toward a path of resilience so you can move through difficult times while growing in positive ways.
Stress
(781) 786-7197
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Hosts group in:
Washington, DC 20002
Stress
Sometimes we just feel stuck! Finding someone who can help you independently managing life's challenges is an essential part of a good therapeutic partnership. My goal is to help you develop the insight necessary to truly understand yourself, your relationships and your life journey so you can deal with everyday setbacks or major life transitions. I will help guide you toward a path of resilience so you can move through difficult times while growing in positive ways.
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Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20007
I am a warm, caring therapist with a sense of humor and extensive experience working with adolescents and young adults. I specialize in helping people with problems resulting from anxiety, depression, anger, and relationship difficulties at work and in school. I am particularly skilled at building rapport with difficult and treatment resistant clients. As a clinical psychologist I have extensive training in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and have seen many clients improve with these techniques. I have helped people overcome their problems in a variety of settings including hospitals, university counseling centers, community mental health clinics, and schools.
Stress
(703) 468-8163
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20007
Stress
I am a warm, caring therapist with a sense of humor and extensive experience working with adolescents and young adults. I specialize in helping people with problems resulting from anxiety, depression, anger, and relationship difficulties at work and in school. I am particularly skilled at building rapport with difficult and treatment resistant clients. As a clinical psychologist I have extensive training in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and have seen many clients improve with these techniques. I have helped people overcome their problems in a variety of settings including hospitals, university counseling centers, community mental health clinics, and schools.
Photo of Vikram Surya Chiruvolu with Technotherapy, Counselor
Counselor, LGPC, MA, BSCS Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20009
If you feel you're too busy or too stuck, too sad or too fearful, too tired or too wired, or too much of anything, we'd like to help you continue in your process of growth and fulfillment. We serve professional adults and university students who would benefit from an optimized, tailored combination of individual and group therapy, both live and via text/audio/video messages. We're creative, down-to-earth, caring, smart, sensible, and experienced in helping people at many stages of their life journey. We are on a mission of heartfelt care & we will work out a payment strategy that occurs to you as fair and manageable.
Stress
(202) 759-6281
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Washington, DC 20009
Stress
If you feel you're too busy or too stuck, too sad or too fearful, too tired or too wired, or too much of anything, we'd like to help you continue in your process of growth and fulfillment. We serve professional adults and university students who would benefit from an optimized, tailored combination of individual and group therapy, both live and via text/audio/video messages. We're creative, down-to-earth, caring, smart, sensible, and experienced in helping people at many stages of their life journey. We are on a mission of heartfelt care & we will work out a payment strategy that occurs to you as fair and manageable.
Photo of Heather E Clark, Counselor
Counselor, LGPC, MA, iaedp Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Washington, DC 20006
*****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.
Stress
(410) 469-7119
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Office is near:
Washington, DC 20006
Stress
*****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 DC Stress & Anxiety Clinic, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Washington, DC 20006
Got COVID stress? Or were you feeling stressed and anxious before the pandemic? If you live or work in the DC area, you are very familiar with stress. Chances are your work-life balance isn't at all balanced. Maybe you are a perfectionist always trying to do more. Maybe you are a people pleaser who struggles to say "No". Meaningful pursuits such as fulfilling relationships, personal interests and staying healthy are harder to navigate because now you have to stay home. All these factors can intensify your level of stress and anxiety.
Stress
(202) 999-3892
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Washington, DC 20006
Stress
Got COVID stress? Or were you feeling stressed and anxious before the pandemic? If you live or work in the DC area, you are very familiar with stress. Chances are your work-life balance isn't at all balanced. Maybe you are a perfectionist always trying to do more. Maybe you are a people pleaser who struggles to say "No". Meaningful pursuits such as fulfilling relationships, personal interests and staying healthy are harder to navigate because now you have to stay home. All these factors can intensify your level of stress and anxiety.

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