Ready to work with a compassionate, engaging, and solution-focused counselor who has decades of clinical experience?
Today is a great day to start changing your life and realizing your dreams. Whether you want to address issues that have been holding you back or move forward in embracing a new and better lifestyle, today is a great day to start. My name is Dr. Donna Leigh Bliss and I welcome the opportunity to talk with you about how we can work together to help you have a more meaningful and fulfilling life.
Is it really possible to feel better about yourself and achieve your goals?
The answer is a resounding yes. I have worked as a clinical social worker for almost 30 years. Most of my experience has involved working in the addictions and mental health fields including working with individuals in recovery, persons that came from dysfunctional families, sexual abuse survivors, and couples. I have directed addiction treatment programs and have helped many people find a path to well-being and recovery, no matter how challenging their circumstances.
Can I help you?
I am currently licensed as a clinical social worker in Maryland, District of Columbia, Georgia, and Colorado. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including addictions to alcohol, drugs, smoking, and sex, family of origin issues, depression, anxiety, career challenges, and sexual abuse backgrounds. I have seen people make dramatic positive changes in their lives as they finally addressed problems that had been holding them back. I believe everyone has the potential to change their lives for the better no matter how difficult their circumstances.
How I work with clients.
My counseling style is engaging and solution-focused. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral, humanistic, and psychodynamic counseling. Rather than just talk about problems, I work with my clients to address issues and make positive changes in their lives.
Take the next step.
If you have read my profile to this point, why don’t you take the next step and reach out to me. I would welcome the opportunity to work with you to achieve your goals.
My Affirmation: I celebrate diversity in all its forms and welcome clients regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, political belief, religion, immigration status, and mental or physical ability.
- Trauma and abuse
- Career difficulties
- Coping with life changes
Stress, Anxiety , LGBT , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Eating disorders , Self esteem , Bipolar disorder , Depression , Compassion fatigue , Abandonment , Aging and Geriatric Issues , Codependency , Communication Problems , Control Issues , Drug and Alcohol Addiction , Eating and Food-Related Issues , Emptiness , Family of Origin Issues , Family Problems , Forgiveness , Gender Dysphoria , Guilt and Shame , HIV / AIDS , Isolation/Loneliness , Life Purpose , Midlife Crisis , Money and Financial Issues , Mood Disorders , Multicultural Concerns , Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD , Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks , Phobias , Post-traumatic Stress , Prejudice and Discrimination , Process addiction (porn, exercise, gambling) , Self-Love , Sex Addiction , Sexual Assault and Abuse , Smoking/Vaping Cessation , Social Anxiety and Phobia , Workplace Issues Read more...
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
LCSW-C #07961 (Expires: 2023-10-31)
LICSW #LC303656 (Expires: 2023-07-31)
LCSW #CSW004292 (Expires: 2022-09-30)
LCSW #CSW.09925188 (Expires: 2023-08-31)
Dr Bliss is the absolute best therapist ever. I am so lucky to have her. Highly recommend
Dr. Donna is a very direct therapist who was quickly able to hep me get to the bottom of most of the issues I came tp her for. Her goal-setting approach is exactly what I needed to succeed in my mental health journey. Would highly recommend her to anyone looking for therapy
I was in search of at smart person who could put my ways to task. Dr Donna does so with compassion and directness. I appreciate every moment I get to spend speaking with her.
Dr. Bliss’ techniques have held me together in 2020. I am grateful for our sessions and take these tools with me everyday.
Dr Donna has been wonderful, getting me they my troubling times and even in good times , I feel she set me on a path of understanding and contentment with who I am , her homework and goals make things more interactive and positive!!
Dr. Bliss is someone who is able to find the root of your problem and be there for you but forces you to confront it. She tells you like it is and doesn't let you get away from focusing on that issue. Its refreshing and very effective. She deserves so much of the credit for how my life improved during a time of crisis!
Dr. Donna has been a life changer for me, particularly during COVID. I was nervous about trying virtual therapy, but I’m so glad I tried it! I look forward to my sessions and they’ve turned out to be MORE helpful than the “traditional” counseling I tried years ago. Dr. Donna is incredibly perceptive and I am always amazed by what she helps me learn about myself.
Dr. Bliss has been wonderful during our therapy sessions. She listens to what I have to say in a very judgement free zone. There have been several insights about myself that I have had during our sessions because having someone to talk about my anxieties outloud with can really help in identifying what may be a cause of my anxiety and then coping mechanisms along with that.
Dr. Bliss is assisting me in therapy while this was only my first session, I feel I will be able to better manage things after my time with Dr. Bliss.
Dr. Bliss was very assertive . She listened , she did not rush me . She is very courteous and professional