Desiree Monroe

LCPC

About me

Greetings, my name is Desireé C. Monroe. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Washington, DC and a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in the state of Maryland. Via using a client-centered eclectic approach, my goal is to motivate healthy behavior, of which I have been doing since 2009 when I began my professional career in counseling. My experience involves working with children, adolescents, adults and seniors, in both outpatient and inpatient treatment facilities. I have a history of working with individuals diagnosed with severe and persistent mental illness, alcohol and drug use disorders, trauma survivors, victims and offenders of crime, children in foster care and first responders. As a Board of Professional Counselors and Therapist (BOPC) Approved Clinical Supervisor in Clinical Professional Counseling, I hold a Master’s of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology (Eclectic track) from Bowie State University, and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Psychology, Sociology-Anthropology from Towson University. Opportunities to educate, advocate, empower, and support others in all walks of life is what I value. I use my counseling skills to encourage change, teach people to cope with mental health challenges, promote wellness, and motivate trauma and addiction recovery. I am on a mission is to help, heal, foster hope and support individuals in need…come with me on this journey!


Specialties

  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Grief
  • Anger management
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Addictions , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Intimacy-related issues , Parenting issues , Self esteem , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Adoption and Foster Care , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 12

Services offered


  • Messaging

  • Live Chat

  • Phone

  • Video

Licensing

MD LCPC LC5153


Reviews

These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Desiree Monroe. We don’t pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Written on Dec 20, 2022 after therapy with Desiree for 5 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and intimacy-related issues

I love her, she’s amazing

Written on Dec 15, 2022 after therapy with Desiree for 1 month on issues concerning depression, and family conflicts

Desiree was absolutely wonderful to work with. She quickly understood what my goals were, and every session gave me good insights, tools to try, and external resources to pursue. She was instrumental in helping me overcome my challenges. Thanks to her, I'm in a much better place than where I was.

Written on Nov 03, 2022 after therapy with Desiree for 5 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem

Great therapist, communicates properly. Able to identify issues related to desired treatment.

Written on Oct 18, 2022 after therapy with Desiree for 5 months on issues concerning relationship issues, family conflicts, intimacy-related issues, eating disorders, parenting issues, self esteem, anger management, and career difficulties

Desiree, really listens attentively and helps me come up with a clear path towards achieving my goals of better overall mental wellness. She is easy to understand and gives helpful feedback.

Written on Sep 27, 2022 after therapy with Desiree for 4 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, intimacy-related issues, and self esteem

Desiree is an amazing therapist and it was so helpful working on my therapy goals with her. I feel like a different person than I was a few months ago when I started!

Written on Sep 16, 2022 after therapy with Desiree for 3 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, grief, self esteem, career difficulties, and coping with life changes

Sessions with Desiree has been amazing, from listening to my issues to coming up with creative and uplifting ideas and solutions to what I need to do. I stroke gold with my first therapy and would recommend her to everyone. She’s amazing

Written on Sep 16, 2022 after therapy with Desiree for 2 months on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and self esteem

Desiree does respect and value your innermost concerns and works with you to address them. I really enjoy my conversations with her.

Written on Aug 02, 2022 after therapy with Desiree for 2 months on issues concerning stress, anxiety, relationship issues, and grief

I love working with Desiree'. She is down to earth, easy to relate to and very insightful. She takes the time to understand where I am on my journey and offers tools and ideas to help me take that next step. I am so grateful and appreciative to have found Desiree`!

Written on Aug 02, 2022 after therapy with Desiree for 2 months on issues concerning addictions, trauma and abuse, and grief

She has been great

Written on Aug 01, 2022 after therapy with Desiree for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, sleeping disorders, self esteem, anger management, career difficulties, coping with life changes, compassion fatigue, and adhd

My therapist is very helpful and insightful and has been challenging me to think about things in a different way,which I think I need.

Written on Jul 20, 2022 after therapy with Desiree for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, anger management, bipolar disorder, coping with life changes, and adhd

Desireé is very easy to talk to and understanding so opening up to her is a breeze . It’s like having a normal conversation very little effort needed and she gives good advice based off what you tell her

Written on Jun 16, 2022 after therapy with Desiree for 1 month on issues concerning addictions, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, intimacy-related issues, self esteem, and anger management

Desiree is absolutely amazing.

Work with me!