Claire Riesenberg is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Washington, D.C. She has 7 years of experience partnering with individuals and families facing life stressors, relationship issues, depression, anxiety, and substance use.
With Claire as your counselor, she builds a rapport that is genuine, thoughtful, and collaborative. She will facilitate your work together with a sharp memory, emotional intelligence, and clinical nimbleness. Claire's practice modalities include Insight-Oriented Therapy, Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Existentialism and Narrative Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness-based CBT, and Acceptance and Commitment-based CBT.
Prior to BetterHelp, Claire practiced school social work, psychiatric social work, and child welfare social work. Claire received her Master of Science in Social Work degree from The University of Texas at Austin, where she received the Barbara White Scholarship for Excellence in Social Work Education and Leadership, and graduated with highest honors. Claire received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., where she majored in History of Jewish Civilization.
- Stress, Anxiety
- Family conflicts
- Self esteem
Relationship issues , Grief , Parenting issues , Coping with life changes , ADHD , Adoption and Foster Care , Attachment Issues , Caregiver Issues and Stress , Co-morbidity , Codependency , Immigration Issues , Isolation/Loneliness , Postpartum Depression , Prejudice and Discrimination , Sexual Dysfunction , Smoking/Vaping Cessation , Young Adult Issues Read more...
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Existential Therapy, Mindfulness Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy
LICSW #LC50081565 (Expires: 2021-07-31)
Working with Claire has been nothing short of amazing! Each session was insightful and felt like having a conversation as we slowly I unpacked everything and talked things through, this was my first time attending therapy so it was great to have someone as compassionate and empathetic as Claire helping me come to terms and guide me through processing my trauma, she gave the space to talk through my experience and reframe my past experiences and see it from a different perspective to understand how I unconsciously dealt with my trauma and how it affected me growing up. Working with Claire these few months helped me reframe my experiences and understand how I was treated wasn't my fault, I'm immensely thankful for her help, guidance and kind presence.
Claire is short of amazing! I truly appreciate everything she does!
I was very nervous about the whole process before I started but Claire let me choose which method best suited me. Now I could not be more relaxed. Claire and myself have an open, relaxed chat about my issue and I have made progress I never thought possible.
Thank you Claire.