Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I have tremendous respect for people who make the difficult decision to enter in to psychotherapy. I work collaboratively with older children, adolescents, and adults, in individual, couples, and family therapy. My goal is to explore collaboratively the troubles that have led them to seek treatment at this time. I try to provide a safe, non-judgemental environment, where one can develop insight to better understand and ultimately change behavioral and relational patterns that get in the way of happiness and fulfillment. I have extensive experience working with depression, anxiety, and trauma, as well as relationship difficulties and life transitions.
Trauma and PTSD
(202) 751-3073
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Trauma and PTSD
I have tremendous respect for people who make the difficult decision to enter in to psychotherapy. I work collaboratively with older children, adolescents, and adults, in individual, couples, and family therapy. My goal is to explore collaboratively the troubles that have led them to seek treatment at this time. I try to provide a safe, non-judgemental environment, where one can develop insight to better understand and ultimately change behavioral and relational patterns that get in the way of happiness and fulfillment. I have extensive experience working with depression, anxiety, and trauma, as well as relationship difficulties and life transitions.
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Counselor, LCPC, MA, iaedp Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
*****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.
Trauma and PTSD
(410) 469-7119
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Trauma and PTSD
*****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.
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Licensed Professional Counselor, PhD, LPC, CRC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20813
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.
Trauma and PTSD
(202) 601-3485
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20813
Trauma and PTSD
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 Sumi Holman, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20825
Teens and young adults are faced with more stress than ever in our fast paced world, let me provide a safe and relaxing space for you so that you may process, reflect, problem solve, and self discover. We can talk about anything you'd like, from school stress, friends issues or family concerns. If you're an adult you may be looking for support around big life transitions like a serious relationship, college, graduate school, new jobs, moving, or revisiting past issues that now seem to be popping up again. I also work closely with new and expecting and hopeful mothers struggling with issues of anxiety or depression.
Trauma and PTSD
(301) 786-3439
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20825
Trauma and PTSD
Teens and young adults are faced with more stress than ever in our fast paced world, let me provide a safe and relaxing space for you so that you may process, reflect, problem solve, and self discover. We can talk about anything you'd like, from school stress, friends issues or family concerns. If you're an adult you may be looking for support around big life transitions like a serious relationship, college, graduate school, new jobs, moving, or revisiting past issues that now seem to be popping up again. I also work closely with new and expecting and hopeful mothers struggling with issues of anxiety or depression.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LGSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20810
*I am temporarily not accepting new clients* Post-traumatic growth, a term meaning that, not only was a person resilient in their ability to heal from an adversity, but that they were actually able to benefit from an adverse event by growing their psychological capacity to empathize, reframe and thrive after trauma. As a trauma specialist, I aim to focus on the beauty that can come after ugly things happen. It is my hope in the therapy room to encourage healing through curiosity about the self, expressive approaches to therapy and being an empathetic listener.
Trauma and PTSD
(202) 890-1175
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20810
Trauma and PTSD
*I am temporarily not accepting new clients* Post-traumatic growth, a term meaning that, not only was a person resilient in their ability to heal from an adversity, but that they were actually able to benefit from an adverse event by growing their psychological capacity to empathize, reframe and thrive after trauma. As a trauma specialist, I aim to focus on the beauty that can come after ugly things happen. It is my hope in the therapy room to encourage healing through curiosity about the self, expressive approaches to therapy and being an empathetic listener.
Photo of Daryl Thorne, Counselor
Counselor, EdD, MEd, LCPC, NCC Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20815
Life happens! At some point in our lives we are faced with challenges that effect us personally or professionally. Sometimes we have people we can talk to about these minor set backs. Other times, we wish there was someone we could talk to, honestly, about the most troubling aspects of our lives without fear of being judged. Having a supportive person in our lives who is objective makes a difference in getting through these "bumps in the road". This is, ideally, what a counselor or therapist is for.
Trauma and PTSD
(301) 531-4925
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20815
Trauma and PTSD
Life happens! At some point in our lives we are faced with challenges that effect us personally or professionally. Sometimes we have people we can talk to about these minor set backs. Other times, we wish there was someone we could talk to, honestly, about the most troubling aspects of our lives without fear of being judged. Having a supportive person in our lives who is objective makes a difference in getting through these "bumps in the road". This is, ideally, what a counselor or therapist is for.
Photo of Nancy R Goodman, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, FIPA Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I believe individuals come to talk to a therapist when in emotional pain-- sadness, fear, loneliness, depression, traumas, and uncertainties. I want to help people express their deep concerns and learn what emotional conflicts and transitions are causing discomforts. Understanding inner experience is very helpful with a psychoanalytic therapist who creates with you a trusting place for speaking. Knowing oneself deeply can bring about transformations in the way you feel, have a relationship, and are able to work and create. I look forward to speaking with you and listening to what you need to talk about.
Trauma and PTSD
(301) 861-4938
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Trauma and PTSD
I believe individuals come to talk to a therapist when in emotional pain-- sadness, fear, loneliness, depression, traumas, and uncertainties. I want to help people express their deep concerns and learn what emotional conflicts and transitions are causing discomforts. Understanding inner experience is very helpful with a psychoanalytic therapist who creates with you a trusting place for speaking. Knowing oneself deeply can bring about transformations in the way you feel, have a relationship, and are able to work and create. I look forward to speaking with you and listening to what you need to talk about.
Photo of Sabine Cornelius, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, PhD, LICSW, LCSW-C, LCSW Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20817
I believe in clients' innate ability to heal and grow, and in helping them to tap into their inner wisdom and resources. I have worked creatively, effectively and empathically with couples and individuals struggling with relationship difficulties, painful childhood and life experiences, personal and work stress, anxiety and depression, and social isolation. I have helped clients with complex needs in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatry, LGBT-friendly mental health services, university student counseling, and family services. I feel passionate about my work and view therapy as a collaborative, interactive process.
Trauma and PTSD
(202) 601-3591
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Bethesda, MD 20817
Trauma and PTSD
I believe in clients' innate ability to heal and grow, and in helping them to tap into their inner wisdom and resources. I have worked creatively, effectively and empathically with couples and individuals struggling with relationship difficulties, painful childhood and life experiences, personal and work stress, anxiety and depression, and social isolation. I have helped clients with complex needs in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatry, LGBT-friendly mental health services, university student counseling, and family services. I feel passionate about my work and view therapy as a collaborative, interactive process.
Photo of Shawn Macdonald, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I work with clients to create a safe and affirming relationship so that there is room for healing and growth. My work with each client is unique, however central to my work is respect for your issues, concerns, and the challenges you face in your life. I see therapy as a partnership where we work together to create the changes that you are seeking in your life. I am comforatable working with a wide variety of issues from career and work life to recovering from childhood trauma and abuse.
Trauma and PTSD
(301) 358-6421
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Trauma and PTSD
I work with clients to create a safe and affirming relationship so that there is room for healing and growth. My work with each client is unique, however central to my work is respect for your issues, concerns, and the challenges you face in your life. I see therapy as a partnership where we work together to create the changes that you are seeking in your life. I am comforatable working with a wide variety of issues from career and work life to recovering from childhood trauma and abuse.
Photo of Stephanie Wolf, Psychologist
Psychologist, JD, PhD Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20817
Have you or your child recently experienced a trauma, suffered a loss or are having trouble overcoming past events? Do you worry that something just is not quite right with your child? Does your child struggle with anxiety or behavior problems and you don't know how to help them? I meet all children and families where they are. I try to put everyone at ease, answer all your questions and begin to instill hope that the problems will get better. Once you contact me I will provide a brief 15 minute phone consultation with you, free of charge to best understand your concerns and determine how the services I provide can help.
Trauma and PTSD
(240) 671-0021
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Bethesda, MD 20817
Trauma and PTSD
Have you or your child recently experienced a trauma, suffered a loss or are having trouble overcoming past events? Do you worry that something just is not quite right with your child? Does your child struggle with anxiety or behavior problems and you don't know how to help them? I meet all children and families where they are. I try to put everyone at ease, answer all your questions and begin to instill hope that the problems will get better. Once you contact me I will provide a brief 15 minute phone consultation with you, free of charge to best understand your concerns and determine how the services I provide can help.
Photo of Alicia Abell, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20813
It can be very helpful to talk to a supportive, experienced professional when facing challenges in your life. My goals as a therapist are to help you understand the source of your struggles, decide what to do with your newfound awareness, and feel better in your day-to-day life.
Trauma and PTSD
(301) 842-8738
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20813
Trauma and PTSD
It can be very helpful to talk to a supportive, experienced professional when facing challenges in your life. My goals as a therapist are to help you understand the source of your struggles, decide what to do with your newfound awareness, and feel better in your day-to-day life.
Photo of Live.Balanced.Life.LLC, Licensed Professional Counselor
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, MSc, LCPC, LPC, DBT-C Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20810
What do you hope to gain from seeking therapy? Do you want quality service where you work together with an experienced clinician on a plan to help you reduce your mental health symptoms and live your best life ever-not just someone asking you each week "how are you doing today?"... or someone who wants you to "find your own way..." Maybe you are someone who values your privacy to the point where you do not want your employer/HR dept/insurance to know you are getting services? Whether you are in one or the other, or both categories, I am the clinician for you. I am experienced, outcome driven, value your privacy and nonjudgmental.
Trauma and PTSD
(410) 883-7935
Verified
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20810
Trauma and PTSD
What do you hope to gain from seeking therapy? Do you want quality service where you work together with an experienced clinician on a plan to help you reduce your mental health symptoms and live your best life ever-not just someone asking you each week "how are you doing today?"... or someone who wants you to "find your own way..." Maybe you are someone who values your privacy to the point where you do not want your employer/HR dept/insurance to know you are getting services? Whether you are in one or the other, or both categories, I am the clinician for you. I am experienced, outcome driven, value your privacy and nonjudgmental.
CTRS, CPRP, CLP Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
House Calls is a comprehensive service for family or loved one faced with chronic or situational life circumstances. House Calls has a team of specialists some licensed and some certified in disciplines such as counseling, medical case management, on line recreation therapy addressing isolation, addiction monitoring, vocational and/or educational coaching; help find subsidies, advocacy to transition special needs individuals or seniors; referrals and resources for people with chronic mental illness; phobias; school anxiety; navigating the mental health/medical maze and we help lawyers entrusted with guardianship for an individual?
Trauma and PTSD
(240) 503-5062
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Trauma and PTSD
House Calls is a comprehensive service for family or loved one faced with chronic or situational life circumstances. House Calls has a team of specialists some licensed and some certified in disciplines such as counseling, medical case management, on line recreation therapy addressing isolation, addiction monitoring, vocational and/or educational coaching; help find subsidies, advocacy to transition special needs individuals or seniors; referrals and resources for people with chronic mental illness; phobias; school anxiety; navigating the mental health/medical maze and we help lawyers entrusted with guardianship for an individual?
Photo of Sandra Rublee, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSc, LMSW Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
Struggling with difficult emotions or disordered eating can sabotage your self-esteem, influence your relationships with others, make working difficult, or impact your overall health. My goal as a therapist is to collaborate with my clients to learn new skills to gain more control over their thoughts, feelings, and actions, while reducing suffering, increasing happiness, and building a life worth living. As a Licensed Master Social Worker, I am experienced in the treatment of depression, anxiety, trauma, and have specialized in the treatment of eating disorders.
Trauma and PTSD
(301) 234-8374
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Trauma and PTSD
Struggling with difficult emotions or disordered eating can sabotage your self-esteem, influence your relationships with others, make working difficult, or impact your overall health. My goal as a therapist is to collaborate with my clients to learn new skills to gain more control over their thoughts, feelings, and actions, while reducing suffering, increasing happiness, and building a life worth living. As a Licensed Master Social Worker, I am experienced in the treatment of depression, anxiety, trauma, and have specialized in the treatment of eating disorders.
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Thank you for taking the time to view my profile. Life can be overwhelming at times and it can feel as if you are not properly equipped to handle the difficulties you have to face. I believe that we all try to do the right thing, but sometimes old habits persist, unwanted feelings intrude, and we can feel like we are doing it all alone. If you choose to explore working with me, I hope to encourage your natural curiosity about your life, your relationships, and your current circumstances. I hope to encourage connections that lead you towards lasting change.
Trauma and PTSD
(301) 246-2879
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Trauma and PTSD
Thank you for taking the time to view my profile. Life can be overwhelming at times and it can feel as if you are not properly equipped to handle the difficulties you have to face. I believe that we all try to do the right thing, but sometimes old habits persist, unwanted feelings intrude, and we can feel like we are doing it all alone. If you choose to explore working with me, I hope to encourage your natural curiosity about your life, your relationships, and your current circumstances. I hope to encourage connections that lead you towards lasting change.
Photo of John Jankowski, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20815
Greetings. My name is John Jankowski and I provide psychotherapy for the Washington, DC community. I practice Humanistic or Person-Centered Therapy. This approach creates environments for people to discover self-worth, feel comfortable exploring their own identity, and alter their behavior to better reflect this identity. In additional to Humanistic Therapy, I couple in Existential Therapy which focuses on freedom, responsibility, meaning and purpose. I also use cognitive and behavioral modifications through Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT).
Trauma and PTSD
(703) 691-5286
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20815
Trauma and PTSD
Greetings. My name is John Jankowski and I provide psychotherapy for the Washington, DC community. I practice Humanistic or Person-Centered Therapy. This approach creates environments for people to discover self-worth, feel comfortable exploring their own identity, and alter their behavior to better reflect this identity. In additional to Humanistic Therapy, I couple in Existential Therapy which focuses on freedom, responsibility, meaning and purpose. I also use cognitive and behavioral modifications through Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT).
Photo of Maurine K Kelly, Psychologist
Psychologist, PhD, FIPA Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
I specialize in working with families, couples, groups, and individuals. I treat children as young as three, have experience with school phobia, adoption, blended families, gender issues, gay, lesbian, and transgender individuals, and the challenges of elderly. I am experienced working with psychoses, severe post traumatic stress disorder, eating disorders, body dysmorphic disorder, and problems of every day life. I have special expertise working with the LGBTQ+ population, with adolescents, sexual development, severe mental illness, post traumatic stress disorder, and physical illnesses.
Trauma and PTSD
(240) 242-9949
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Trauma and PTSD
I specialize in working with families, couples, groups, and individuals. I treat children as young as three, have experience with school phobia, adoption, blended families, gender issues, gay, lesbian, and transgender individuals, and the challenges of elderly. I am experienced working with psychoses, severe post traumatic stress disorder, eating disorders, body dysmorphic disorder, and problems of every day life. I have special expertise working with the LGBTQ+ population, with adolescents, sexual development, severe mental illness, post traumatic stress disorder, and physical illnesses.
Photo of Mary A. FitzGerald, LCSW-C, Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW-C Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Maximizing potential: Regardless of age, emotional stress and difficulties can get in the way of reaching one's optimal level of functioning. As a licensed clinical social worker, I provide intensive individual psychotherapy to children, adolescents and adults. My adult practice has centered on helping individuals find a deeper sense of purpose in their lives and a more meaningful connection in relationships -- at any age. The child and adolescent work has included providing individual child centered therapy and parent guidance.
Trauma and PTSD
(202) 670-4928
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20814
Trauma and PTSD
Maximizing potential: Regardless of age, emotional stress and difficulties can get in the way of reaching one's optimal level of functioning. As a licensed clinical social worker, I provide intensive individual psychotherapy to children, adolescents and adults. My adult practice has centered on helping individuals find a deeper sense of purpose in their lives and a more meaningful connection in relationships -- at any age. The child and adolescent work has included providing individual child centered therapy and parent guidance.
Photo of Capital Institute for Cognitive Therapy Bethesda, Psychologist
Psychologist, PsyD Verified
Verified
Bethesda, MD 20814
We are CBT experts. Since it was founded in 2003 by Dr. Stephen Holland, Capital Institute for Cognitive Therapy has been providing research-proven treatments and compassionate care in Washington, DC. We have now expanded our services to Bethesda. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) has been shown to be effective for a number of problems, including: depression, bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), hoarding, panic, phobias, social anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), eating disorders, insomnia, chronic pain, personality disorders, and relationship problems.
Trauma and PTSD
(202) 519-1348 x15
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Bethesda, MD 20814
Trauma and PTSD
We are CBT experts. Since it was founded in 2003 by Dr. Stephen Holland, Capital Institute for Cognitive Therapy has been providing research-proven treatments and compassionate care in Washington, DC. We have now expanded our services to Bethesda. Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) has been shown to be effective for a number of problems, including: depression, bipolar disorder, generalized anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), hoarding, panic, phobias, social anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), eating disorders, insomnia, chronic pain, personality disorders, and relationship problems.
Photo of Mosaic Therapy Services, Counselor
Counselor, MA, LCPC, LCPAT, ATR-BC, ATCS Verified
Verified
Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20810
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.
Trauma and PTSD
(240) 312-3045
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Office is near:
Bethesda, MD 20810
Trauma and PTSD
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.

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Trauma and PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress) Therapists
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a psychological reaction that occurs after an extremely stressful event, such as physical violence or military combat. Those suffering from PTSD have recurring memories of the stressful event and are anxious or scared even in the absence of danger. Flashbacks and nightmares are common symptoms as well.

If you're looking for help with PTSD in Bethesda or for a Bethesda PTSD therapist these professionals provide PTSD therapy and PTSD treatment. They include PTSD therapists, PTSD psychologists, PTSD psychotherapists and PTSD counselors. They can help with all aspects of post traumatic stress disorder in Bethesda, PTSD symptoms, veterans' PTSD and PTSD children.

If you're looking for help with trauma therapy in Bethesda or for a Bethesda trauma therapist these professionals provide trauma therapy, trauma treatment and Bethesda trauma counseling. They include trauma therapists, trauma psychologists and trauma counselors. They can help with Bethesda trauma symptoms, veterans' trauma and trauma in children.

How can I tell if a therapist is right for me?
Therapists in Bethesda are able to work with a wide range of issues. They offer in person sessions as well as Teletherapy in Bethesda

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