District of Columbia

This is Brittany Bordonaro's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
LICSW
Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 10

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker with over 12 years of experience providing direct mental health services. I obtained a Master of Social Work (MSW) degree in 2008. I have worked with individuals with a variety of presenting issues; including self esteem, stress, anxiety, work-related issues, problems with peer group, issues related to the military life style, family issues, relationship issues, infidelity and trust issues, intimacy issues, trauma and family violence. I comfortable working with clients from all backgrounds and always approach t...

This is Elizabeth Harring's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
LCSW-C,LICSW,LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Are you ready to make a positive change? Taking the first step to engage in therapy isn't easy, but it is brave and it is worth it. I believe in the power of showing up and providing genuine support in a positive, non-judgmental environment. Regardless of what it is, we can start the process of healing and problem solving. I am a member of and work with the LGBTQIA+ community and am passionately committed to providing affirmative care; guided by WPATH standards. You may be suffering from anxiety, depression, a life transition, trouble in your relationships, a loss...

This is Chanell Gaines's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
LCPC-S,LPC,MA
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Parenting issues, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Hello! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in DC and MD. I have experience working with adolescents, adults, couples and families with a varying array of needs to include depression, substance use and ADHD. I have also worked in a variety of settings to include an inpatient state hospital, an inpatient substance abuse facility, a non-profit in-home therapy provider, private practice and an outpatient mental health clinic. While I work well with those that aren't quite ready to make life changes, I work best with individuals that are engaged and ready to d...

This is Joseph Osiecki's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
LICSW
Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Intimacy-related issues, Parenting 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 10 years and am a proud father of three. My life/professional experience focus in a...

This is Katie Grodin's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
LICSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 8

I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW). I have been in the helping field for over 10 years. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, family conflicts, coping with grief and loss, parenting issues, social behavior, and crisis counseling. I specialize in areas of trauma to include physical and emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating anyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion, and I don't believe in stigmatizing labels. My approach combines cogni...

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 Maria  Allen 's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
LCSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Hello! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I graduated from University of Pittsburgh with a dual Masters in Social Work and Public Health. My scope of practice has typically been with adults, however, I do have experience in youth crisis services as well. I provide supportive counseling and case management to adults with severe and persistent diagnoses. I have experience in the following areas; depression, anxiety, mood instability, psychosis, self-harming behaviors, personality disorders, relationship conflicts, stages of life problems and crisis interventi...

This is Nancy  Clarke's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
LICSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

Welcome! I salute you for prioritizing your mental health and emotional wellness, an incredible act of self love. I believe in a collaborative approach to the work that we will due in cultivating greater awareness and insight into how you are showing up in the many spaces that you occupy in your life. With extensive training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy, we will identify tools and practices to support you in challenging any limiting beliefs impacting your ability to identify, own, and exercise your inherent gifts and strengths...

This is Efuntomiwa Adedeji's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
LICSW,LCSW-C,MSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 6

I am a licensed clinical social worker/therapist licensed in Maryland and the District of Columbia with over 10 years of experience. I have been truly blessed to work with clients ranging from preteens to the elderly dealing with varying issues such as depression, anxiety, relationship issues to anger management, family issues and physical and emotional abuse to name a few. I have been especially proud of working with youth and young adults who were and formally in the foster care system transition emotionally and mentally to adulthood and society as a whole. T...

This is Dr. Tori Bronaugh's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
PhD
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Parenting issues, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 15

About Me Hi, I am glad you have chosen to begin counseling and explore issues which concern you. Making the decision to seek therapy is a significant step in self-care. As a licensed clinical psychologist, with over 15 years of experience working with adults, I have successfully helped many people along their journey of self-exploration. My approach is eclectic and individualized, based on each person’s needs and readiness for change. I am trained in psychodynamic theory and have expertise in examining how we can improve our interpersonal relationships with ot...

This is Brit Egan's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
MSW,LICSW,CCTP
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

“Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It's a relationship between equals. Only when we know our own darkness well can we be present with the darkness of others. Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity.” These words, written by Pema Chödrön, capture the nature of the therapeutic relationship. Our work will look like joining together as we honor your story and compassionately notice the places in your heart that feel broken and are hurting. The choice to show up in this way is both hard and brave; at times, it...

This is Stephanie Brown's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
LCSW-C,LICSW,A.M.
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, LGBT, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 7

Welcome! You have taken the biggest step to ensure your mental health is cared for and I am excited to help you reach your “Dynamic Potential” and beyond. I have experience with various traumas from childhood to adult, relationship challenges, LGBTQ challenges and many more. I am flexible and accommodating to the needs of my clients.

This is Raymond Wagstaff's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
LCMHC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 5

I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor based in Utah. I received my Masters in Mental Health Counseling degree from the University of Phoenix and have been counseling for 6 years. While in school, I did a concentration study in substance abuse earning a certificate from the University of Utah school of Social Work. I also have received training in EMDR and am certified by the Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing International Association (EMDRIA). My work so far has primarily been with individuals struggling with substance abuse issues, both ado...

This is Razaria Best's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
LCMFT,CRCYCP,BC-TMH
Specialties: Relationship issues, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 14

Hi, I am Razaria Best, MA, LCMFT, CRCYCP, BC-TMH. I have over 20 years of education and over 14 years of experience. I earned my BA in Psychology with a minor in Sociology from Winston-Salem State University. My MA in Marriage and Family Therapy and a Certificate in Expressive Arts Therapy from Appalachian State University. I continue to seek knowledge through online classes, conferences, workshops, and training. I use various therapeutic models (Solution-Focused Therapy, Experiential Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) to assist my clients in alleviating...

This is Toni Session's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
LPC
Specialties: Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

As a Licensed Professional Counselor, I believe in embracing change through the process of therapy. In my work with people from various age groups, cultural and racial backgrounds, I have learned that issues such as life transitions, interpersonal relationships, and self-image often times require a guiding and embracing hand. You are the expert in your own life and I want you to feel empowered and to approach these issues with the least amount of anxiety as possible. My theoretical approach is a solution focused approach as well as person centered approach. A pe...

This is Dr. Deborah Harris-Sims's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
LPC,NCC,DMHC
Specialties: Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 20

Hello and welcome to the first step toward empowering your life. My name is Dr. Deborah Harris-Sims (I go by Dr. Sims) and I have over 20 years of clinical counseling experience in a variety of settings. My preparation to serve you includes a PhD in Psychology, MS Counseling, MA Behavioral Psychology, and BS in Clinical Psychology. I am licensed by the Washington, DC Board of Health as a Professional Counselor (LPC) and Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) by NBCC. I have spent many years in training to ensure that I am able to provide the most relevant, resea...

This is Lindsay King's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
MA,NCC,LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 15

I'm so glad you are seeking help at this time. I am a creative, compassionate therapist with 14+ years of experience empowering clients to heal, grow and thrive. I am a National Certified Counselor (NCC), Licensed Professional Counselor (PRC#14968), & active member of the American Counseling Association. I assist people to achieve relief from symptoms of anxiety, sadness, anger, and grief; through in-depth assessment and treatment planning; and an eclectic approach to each person seeking help (utilizing CBT, mindful self-compassion, expressive therapies, and more...

This is Lewis Smith's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
LPC
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem
Years of Experience: 24

Hello! I am a licensed professional counselor in the District of Columbia with over 20 years of experience in working with those residing in urban centers. I have worked with clients with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, substance use and gambling disorders. Most recently, I have worked with those suffering from severe and persistent mental illness. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is direct, warm and i...

This is Magdalene  (Magda) Jackson-Cooper's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
MSW,LICSW
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 32

Hello and welcome! I am a Clinical Social Worker licensed in the District of Columbia. I am very glad that you have taken this time to do this as it is not always easy to make the decision to take care of yourself. Self-care is especially important as we face the challenges we do today. I understand this may be new for some and may be intimidating. I will do my best to make you feel safe and to make the process of sharing and partnering together one that is helpful. I have more than 25 years working with adults of many backgrounds and cultures, lifestyl...

This is Gabrielle Hiller's avatar and link to their profile
District of Columbia
LCSW-C
Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

Are you struggling to find happiness? Do you wish things could change but don't know how to begin? I strive to work collaboratively with each client in a non-judgmental space to improve overall happiness and well being. It is my belief that everyone has this capability but many factors including life stressors and challenging obstacles can stand in the way of achieving this. It is my goal to meet the client where they are to uncover difficult roadblocks and provide the tools to foster improvement in individuals' unique goals. With a strong emphasis on the therapeu...

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!