District of Columbia

This is Rebecca Stiemens's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
LCSW-S ,CCTSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief
Years of Experience: 15

If you struggle with post traumatic stress disorder, are a part of a couple who is in need of support or an individual who struggles with anxiety, I am glad you are here! I specialize in helping trauma survivors by the use of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) We will work together to reprocess your trauma to help you see and experience distressing images and memories in a new and less painful way. For my couple work I have completed training in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and Level 3 Practicum Training in the Gottman method. I supp...

This is Curtrice Scott's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
MA, LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

I am a seasoned and compassionate therapist licensed in Washington, DC. I have worked in the mental health field for over 14 years. I have a passion for helping others improve their overall wellbeing and have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, substance use, parenting issues, career challenges, neglect, physical abuse, trauma, and more. I have also worked with individuals who were formerly incarcerated. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with dignity and respect. My approach...

This is Wayne Barnstone's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
LCSW-R
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 23

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a calm and easy going manner. I have been a psychotherapist for 20 years, helping all types of people with problems big and small. Relationship issues, life transitions, depression, anxiety are among the many areas that I have helped my clients effectively deal with and overcome. I also have supervised and trained therapists . My approach will always be collaborative and together we will develop specific methods and perspectives that will not only help you resolve your current issue, but give you the tools to make...

This is Justin Jacques's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
Ed.S. ,LPC,CAC II
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Sleeping disorders, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I believe that compassionate, thoughtful introspection through therapy can help people reflect, grow, and change. Using a warm and engaging approach, I work with clients to create a strong therapeutic connection and collaborate to create a treatment strategy that works for them. I tailor therapy to each person’s individual needs, be that by exploring issues in relationships, teaching concrete skills to better cope with challenging emotions, behaviors, and thoughts, or simply providing a safe, empathetic space to process the events and experiences of life. I spe...

This is Javai  Evans's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
MSW,LICSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Grief, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Hello! My name is Javai I am a therapist licensed in Washington, D.C. with over 10 years of varying experience working within the mental health field. As a therapist I have worked with both children and adults with a wide range of concerns including: depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, relationship and self-esteem issues, parenting-child relationships, career challenges, and ADHD. My therapy style is warm and engaging. I believe in treating everyone with respect, empathy, and compassion while I understanding that life experiences affect our perspective. Und...

This is Joseph Osiecki's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
LICSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Intimacy-related issues, Career difficulties
Years of Experience: 9

The first step in becoming a better you is being self-aware of the barriers that are preventing you from reaching your full potential. My goal is to help identify, guide and support you on your journey through life. My approach is simple. There is not secret formula. We will work as a team to create a plan to overcome the things that are happening in your life! I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) with 10 years of experience. I have been happily married for 9 years and am a proud father of two. My life/professional experience focus in area...

This is Michelle Durham's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
LPC
Specialties: Addictions, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Compassion fatigue
Years of Experience: 14

Welcome! My name is Michelle and I am a licensed professional counselor in Washington, DC. I have over 15 years of experience working in the mental health field. The majority of my work has been in nonprofit, community-based settings providing direct services and counseling to individuals living with life challenges such as severe and persistent mental illness (depression, anxiety, delusional and bipolar disorders), unemployment, substance abuse, trauma, chronic homelessness, self-esteem, relationship and family issues, among other challenges. My experience with s...

This is Dr. Trygve Trosper's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
LPC,NCC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Depression
Years of Experience: 20

Hi, I am Dr. Trygve B. Trosper, a skilled and well-informed therapist. I am based in Chicago, IL but I’m licensed as a LPC in Illinois, Virginia, and Washington D.C. My psychotherapy experiences expand over two decades from hospital settings to private practice. Treatment specialties include; parenting, PTSD, depression, anxiety, conduct disorder, anger management and couple/relationship problems. As an eclectic therapist, I know that individuals are unique and he/she/they warrants an individualized treatment plan to meet their specific needs. Lastly, I am a re...

This is Bar Lehmann's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
MSW,LICSW,LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Career difficulties, Coaching, ADHD
Years of Experience: 6

Hello, my name is Bar Lehmann. As a counselor, I provide a safe place where one can explore problems, questions, issues in a way that has the potential to lead to new emotional, practical, or other insights. I bring a sincere interest in others and respect for diverse life paths, choices, and challenges. I am a very good listener. As a therapist/counselor I am in a position to be objective, I am not a friend and therefore have no ego in counseling conversations. I seek to understand the problem in your own words, and help create collaborative windows for explorati...

This is Melissa Brisbane's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
MA in Ed & HD,LICSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Career difficulties, Coaching
Years of Experience: 16

I’m so glad to be connecting with you on Better Help! I’m Melissa a Transformational Success Coach, Licensed Psychotherapist and Desire Map Facilitator. I help working & professional women who are overstressed, burnt out and feeling trapped how to quickly bring beacon light energy into their work and get better results, while finding personal and spiritual fulfillment. I use my background in education and psychotherapy to show women who are stuck in a life area, experiencing resistance or struggling with self-doubt how to embrace natural gifts & talents, i...

This is Maura Gaswirth, LICSW's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
LICSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

I am licensed clinical social worker in Washington, DC with over 15 years of experience working in the field. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges/changes and life changes. I have worked with individuals and families to support them through their challenges. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. My approach combines cognitive-behavioral and solution-focused therapeutic tech...

This is Dr. Jessica Pavlick's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
Psy.D.
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

We are faced with many pressures in this world that can impact our thoughts, feelings and behaviors. If you find part of your life feels unfulfilled, out of control, or a far cry from what you once hoped for, I am here to help. Through gaining a greater understanding of yourself, you can begin to identify the things that are getting in your way and keeping you from being your most genuine self. We can work toward your goals so you can experience a life you find meaningful. Suffering can take many forms and can cause unhealthy relationships with ourselves, other...

This is Lea Cheen's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
MSW,LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Anger management, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 6

My name is Lea Cheen and I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker living in New York City. I have both a Bachelor and Masters in Social Work, as well as a certificate in child and adolescent psychotherapy. I have had the opportunity to work in a variety of settings including elementary and middle schools, residential treatment, and home-based therapy. I also have experience with teletherapy, providing care to children and families. I have worked with clients with a wide range of challenges including anxiety, depression, trauma, attention-deficit/hyperact...

This is Kim  Ray's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
MSW,LICSW,LCSW-C
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Welcome…..I look forward to getting to know you better. Seeking help is a sign of courage and you are making a conscious decision to enhance the quality of your life. I know that searching for a therapist can difficult. I would like to share some details about myself that will assist you in your decision. I am a licensed clinical social worker licensed in both Maryland and the District of Columbia. I have been practicing clinical social work for over 20 years. I have a Masters Degree in Social Work and a Post Graduate Certification in Child and Adolescent P...

This is Nina Davachi's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
MA,LCPC,LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I enjoy working with adolescents, adults, couples, children, and families who are facing a challenge and are looking for support. My experience in clinical practice allows me to assist with goal-directed activities and work to achieve change. A large part of my work is helping clients manage their anxiety or depression and to take concrete steps towards a more adaptive future. We work together to accomplish your goals. I will support you in gaining insight that drives positive behavioral changes and helps you accept, rather than fight change. My approach is ...

This is Lacey Maddrey's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
LICSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 13

Admitting to yourself that you need support can be a difficult first step. Life is complex and trying. Navigating relationships and addressing everyday stressors can feel tedious and overwhelming at times. It is especially hard when you feel stuck and alone. I'm glad you are taking the first step towards building a stronger relationship with yourself. I am glad you are here. Our work together will be collaborative and relaxed. My main focus is to ensure that you feel safe and supported while exploring the difficulties present in your life and working to help you c...

This is Kim Barry's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
LCSW-C,LICSW
Specialties: Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Anger management
Years of Experience: 20

Hello and welcome! My name is Kim M. Barry and I am pleased that you are considering us working together. I am a Licensed Social Worker in the State of MD and DC with over 20 years of experience. I am able to work with clients experiencing a wide range of challenges such as depression, PTSD, anxiety, trauma, abuse, domestic violence, anger, and grief and loss. I also am able to counsel individuals with addictions and persons coping with general life changes and transitions. My Counseling style focuses on building trust, an authentic therapeutic relationship f...

This is Shamaria  Fahie's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
LICSW,LMSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 5

Hello! My name is Shamaria Fahie and it will be my pleasure to connect with you! I obtained a Bachelor of Science in Psychology as well as a Bachelor of Social Work from Texas Woman’s University in 2014. I obtained a Master of Social Work from Howard University in 2015. I am currently an independent clinical social worker in the District of Columbia (LICSW), with an integrative approach to therapy that is first and foremost client centered. I have eight years of clinical experience which encompasses a mix of inpatient, outpatient, and social service practice. ...

This is Dr. mindy jacobs's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
PhD, LCSW, ABPP
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 35

I am a licensed psychologist in DC and Florida, as well as an LCSW in New York and Maryland . I practice in DC and New York. I work with individuals, couples and groups.My work with people is an a variety of areas including but not limited to anxiety, depression relationship issues, codependency, LGBTQI, and work . I work by trying to help people bring their thoughts and emotions together. I am interactive, relational,cognitive and psychodynamic, helping my clients connect their head and heart. I am warm and engaging and astute. I think the therapy relationship i...

This is Claire Riesenberg's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
LICSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 10

Claire Riesenberg is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Washington, D.C., who has 10 years of experience partnering with individuals and families seeking help with life transitions, relationship issues, depression, anxiety, substance use, and physical and mental health. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Judaic history from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and graduated with honors from The University of Texas at Austin with a Master of Science in Social Work. Claire utilizes relational, collaborative, strength-based, schema-focused,...

What Can Therapists In District of Columbia Help You With?

A therapist in District of Columbia can practice anything from marriage and family counseling to CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), and can help with depression, stress, or anxiety.

They can help you set and achieve career goals, work on current issues you may be facing, or deal with your past. Around 681170 people are living in District of Columbia, and because an estimated one in four people are dealing with some form of mental illness nationally, it is likely that you or someone you know could benefit from the support of a licensed counselor.

Why Are Many Residents In The State Of District of Columbia Working With A Licensed Counselor?

The reasons people choose to see a psychologist vary, of course, but there are a number of reasons why starting therapy sessions on our platform can help you. Whether you live in the city of or in the Washington county, we can match you with a licensed therapist who can suit your needs.

Take a look at our extensive network of counselors and online psychologists in District of Columbia who are ready to help you get happy!