This is Sealani Weiner's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Washington Grove, Maryland (Washington Grove, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW-C, MS C. Ed.
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Self esteem, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 35

Elevator to Therapist: I feel like I have no control over what I do everyday. Therapist to Elevator: Well, you know in your line of work, you have to expect there to be ups and downs. Howdy. I’m Sealani (Branson) Weiner and I congratulate you for taking this step toward enlightening yourself to yourself. Now, to the joke. We may come to counseling with the notion that life is only hard and that each challenge is very , very, serious, and b...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Washington Grove, Maryland (Washington Grove, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW-C
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I became a therapist 7 years ago with the passion and drive to connect with people and work side by side creating motivation for positive change in their lives. I have worked with a wide range of concerns including depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, various economic and vocational issues, communication problems, LGBT-Q topics, and ADHD. I also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive; I also like to throw some humor in there! I believe in treating anyone ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Washington Grove, Maryland (Washington Grove, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 7

Hello! My name is Asher Casey (he/him), I'm a transgender male (FTM) counselor who is licensed as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) in Maryland, Licensed Professional Counseling (LPC) in the District of Columbia, and Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) in Florida. I have been providing therapy services for the past seven years in both private and non-profit settings. I have been in the mental health profession since 2011, working for a non-profit agency providing mental health services for children, adolescents, and their families. Later beg...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Washington Grove, Maryland (Washington Grove, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW-C
Therapy Specialties: Trauma and abuse, Grief, Parenting issues, Anger management, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

I am a clinically licensed social worker with a bachelor's degree in Psychology and 7 years experience providing counseling primarily for depression, anxiety and self-esteem issues. I have experience with Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Mindfulness. My therapeutic approach is one of unconditional positive regard. I am an objective and supportive listener who uses the client's own strengths and expertise to combine with my professional experience to help the client create a plan that will work best for them. ...

This is Shamar Rouse's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Washington Grove, Maryland (Washington Grove, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LICSW,LCSW-C
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 14

As a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, I have over 14 years of experience working with forensic services, adolescents, adults, and the LGBTQ community providing individual mental health therapy or through social services. . My experience has given me the opportunity to work with clients dealing with a broad range of issues to include, stress management, anxiety, depression and family problems just to name a few. I feel that all situations are unique and will do my best to provide you with the guidance and feedback that is best suited for you. My counseling styl...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Washington Grove, Maryland (Washington Grove, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

Welcome! My name is Shanice Bernard, and I am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in the state of Maryland. I have been providing therapy services for approximately 3 years and in that time have worked in therapeutic settings that include outpatient community mental health and college counseling. I have worked with a wide range of clinical presentations including anxiety, depression, and mood dysregulation. Though I am still learning a lot about the field and myself as a clinician, I have found that I really enjoy working with members of marginalized and mi...

This is Viktoriya Karakcheyeva's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Washington Grove, Maryland (Washington Grove, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 16

I am licensed clinical professional counselor and clinical supervisor with more than 16 years of experience in mental health and substance abuse field. I have worked in both leadership and direct clinical service positions, inpatient and outpatient settings with populations across the life span. You can learn more about me on my website: https://travmasolutions.com I have experience with wide range of treatment modalities including but not limited to CBT, DBT, MI, EMDR, EFT, MRT, REBT , experiential therapy (art, movement), psychodynamic psychotherapy etc....

This is Penny Walters's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Washington Grove, Maryland (Washington Grove, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW-C
Therapy Specialties: Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Parenting issues
Years of Experience: 26

I am a Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical from Maryland with 28 years experience. I am experienced in helping clients develop goals to help them overcome their life stressors that are impacting their daily living activities. I have experience working with clients with trauma, depression, anxiety, ADHD and childhood physical, emotional and sexual abuse. I will help my clients develop their goals and utilize Cognitive Behavior Therapy and other techniques to meet their goals. I believe in providing clients with support and guidance while allowing them self ...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Washington Grove, Maryland (Washington Grove, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Depression
Years of Experience: 4

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Therapist. Licensed in the state of Maryland with overall 10 years of services, training and experience working in Professional settings such as the Department of Social Services, Department of Probation Adult and Juvenile services and Opioid maintenance centers. Within the last 4 years I have worked providing individual therapy and empowering client's to overcome obstacles to achieve realistic goals and to find solutions to problematic issues getting in the way of living a healthier life. My counseling style is being a gr...

This is Samuel Woldemichael's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Washington Grove, Maryland (Washington Grove, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCPC, CAC-AD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression, ADHD
Years of Experience: 15

My name is Samuel and I have deep respect and admiration for any person willing to seek improvement in a therapeutic environment. I was born in Ethiopia, raised in Maryland. I have worked as a counselor/therapist since 2004 and have had great success working with people to improve their quality of life. My approach to therapy is to treat each person as a unique individual with potential to improve emotional health. Oftentimes, emotional injuries such as abandonment, betrayal, injustice, rejection, humiliation and loss can cause long term damage, preventing us...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Washington Grove, Maryland (Washington Grove, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

Paths traveled in life are rarely the straight and narrow. We often encounter twisted roads, bumpy roads, and dead ends. These distractions are just what they are, distractions from getting us to our true destinations. We often need that extra push of encouragement, that new set of directions or even just a moment to regroup, regather, recommit and push forth. Its a normal part of life to face obstacles and we often underestimate our ability to overcome the challenges faced. Maybe you are dealing with conflicts with your significant other, teenaged children, finan...

This is Tamekia Powell's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Washington Grove, Maryland (Washington Grove, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): MA, LCAS,LCMHCS
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression
Years of Experience: 7

It is my belief that every individual is a unique and a complex being, therefore the theoretical approach taken will be based on your unique individual needs. A collaborative treatment and/or goals plan is created based on the information you provide and my assessment of your emotional, mental, physical, social, spiritual, economic, and career characteristics. I will need your continual input as we identify issues to be addressed within the counseling session. Open and honest communication between counselor and client is imperative to a successful therapeutic rela...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Washington Grove, Maryland (Washington Grove, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): PhD
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Family conflicts, Trauma and abuse, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 3

I am a clinical psychologist and have been licensed in the State of Maryland for over 25 years. I was born in St. Lucia, a Caribbean Island in the West Indies, and immigrated to Brooklyn, New York as an adolescent. My personal knowledge and clinical training working with English-speaking immigrants has resulted in significant understanding and expertise in family re-unification, challenges related to dual identity and adjustment in multigenerational households. I received my master’s and doctoral degrees from the Pennsylvania State University and my clinical t...

This is Tara Bowles's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Washington Grove, Maryland (Washington Grove, MD)
Type Of Therapy License(s): LCSW
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Family conflicts, Grief, Depression
Years of Experience: 12

Hi! I am a licensed clinical social worker in the state of Virginia, District of Columbia and Maryland with over ten years of experience providing counseling services to children, teens, adults and families coping with a wide range of issues including anxiety, depression, relationship problems, grief/loss, trauma and substance abuse. I am originally from California where I received my undergraduate degree at San Francisco State University. My master's degree is from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond VA. My therapy approach is open, compassionate, focu...

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Washington Grove, Maryland (Washington Grove, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression
Years of Experience: 11

I am licensed in Maryland with 11 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, relationship issues, trauma and abuse, & motivation, self esteem, and confidence. I believe that you are the expert of your story and that you have many strengths that will assist you in overcoming things that challenge you. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Washington Grove, Maryland (Washington Grove, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Depression
Years of Experience: 10

I am licensed in Maryland with 15 years of professional experience in behavioral health care. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, as well as career building. I see you as the expert on your story and believe you have many strengths we can uncover to assist you in overcoming the challenges you are struggling with. I commend you for taking the first step toward a more fulfilling and happier life. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Washington Grove, Maryland (Washington Grove, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Self esteem, Coping with life changes, ADHD
Years of Experience: 7

I am licensed in Maryland with 7 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with parenting issues, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, & coping with life changes. I also have experience working with concentration, memory and focus (adhd). I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

This is Shaji Zachariah's avatar and link to their profile
One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Washington Grove, Maryland (Washington Grove, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Bipolar disorder, Depression
Years of Experience: 3

I am licensed in in District of Columbia, Maryland and Texas with 3 years of professional work experience in the mental health field. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, bipolar disorder, & depression. I believe in treating everyone with respect, sensitivity, and compassion. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling and happier life and to take the first steps towards a change. I am here to support & empower you in that journey.

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Washington Grove, Maryland (Washington Grove, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Coping with life changes, Coaching
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Maryland with 4 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, motivation, self esteem, and confidence, career difficulties, & coping with life changes. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to sign up for therapy can take courage and I am proud of you for getting started!

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One Of Many Online Therapists Serving - Washington Grove, Maryland (Washington Grove, MD)
Therapy Specialties: Stress, Anxiety, Trauma and abuse, Self esteem, Depression, Coping with life changes
Years of Experience: 4

I am licensed in Maryland and a National Certified Counselor with over four years of cumulative professional work experience with children, teens, families, and substance abuse and addiction counseling. I have experience helping clients with stress and anxiety, trauma and abuse, substance abuse, depression, motivation, self-esteem, and confidence. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. It takes courage to seek out a more fulfilling life with inner peace and to take the firs...

Having A Hard Time Selecting A Mental Health Professional In Washington Grove?

Finding the right therapist can feel intimidating. However, there are a few methods you can try to narrow your search for a counselor in the Washington Grove area if you find it challenging to find therapists accepting new clients.

First, research what type of therapy you'd like to pursue before finding a therapist or psychologist. You might be interested in psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), group therapy, marriage and family therapy, or couples therapy. Each therapy can offer various benefits. If you're still unsure, consider asking your prospective therapists which methods they practice.

When you're ready to search, search for 'therapist near me in Washington Grove and scroll through the options. Next, consider your goals for the gender of your therapist, the type of therapy they're most experienced with, and their specialty. Finally, choose a therapist located near you in the city of Washington Grove or elsewhere in Montgomery or the state of Maryland.

Mental health professionals working through private practice or online may assist clients in improving healthy relationships and communication skills, working through life's obstacles, or changing negative thinking patterns. They may also provide a listening ear and validation. Verified Washington Grove therapists can provide licensed marriage and compassionate counseling, tailor to individual needs, and create a therapeutic relationship as a National Certified Counselor.

What Is The Cost Difference Between Conventional Therapy And BetterHelp? 

Forbes reports that the average price of an in-person therapy session in the US is $100 to $200 per hour. These prices may be higher in Washington Grove due to a higher cost of living.

Some therapists in the state of Maryland may work on a sliding scale, meaning they'll factor in your income and charge what you can afford per session. With BetterHelp therapists serving the city of Washington Grove and elsewhere throughout the state of Maryland you can expect significantly more affordable options, with sessions ranging from $60 to $90 per week (billed every four weeks).


Did You Know BetterHelp Therapists Are Not Limited To In-Person Visits?

Online therapists, including the US-based therapists above, can work with people like you in or around Washington Grove to offer creative forms of communication and treatment. You do not have to commute to a therapist's office to meet with one of these counselors.

Through BetterHelp, you can partake in video, phone, or live chat sessions with your licensed therapist. You can work through various symptoms, receive worksheets, and sign up for mental health webinars. Additionally, the BetterHelp app offers a journaling feature.

Suppose you're struggling with relationship problems that could be addressed in couples therapy. In that case, you may choose to work with one of BetterHelp's experienced cognitive-behavioral therapists specializing in behavioral health and relationships. You can also try a provider through BetterHelp's sister platform, ReGain, which is dedicated to couples and spouses worldwide. Look through the available therapists above and consider which might work for you.

San Jose has many professionals who provide client-centered individual counseling in person and through online therapy. If you opt into online therapy, you might also be able to meet with therapists all over the US. Many individuals gain further insight into their lives through internet-based counseling. In Washington Grove, therapy can be easily accessible and a click away.


How To Know If Therapy Is Right For You?

One of the potentially rewarding aspects of working with a therapist is the validation and active listening they can provide. Your friends and loved ones may also be available to listen, but they may struggle to provide objective guidance as a therapist can. Therapists are also professionals trained to respond to various concerns, symptoms, and mental health conditions.

A therapist may support you toward a healthier emotional state, regardless of your mental health or life concerns. While supporting individuals in developing healthier habits, another benefit of therapy is having a safe space with a non-judgmental party who can support you through challenging experiences.

Many people have sensitive topics that they may feel ashamed to discuss with their friends or partner. A San Jose therapist can help you confront these concerns and open up through unique methods of support. There are also many types of therapy, such as art therapy, where you can express yourself through creativity instead of words.

With almost one million people in Washington Grove, MD, finding a therapist can be costly, and therapists may be booked out with clients. Through the list of therapists above and others through BetterHelp, you may be able to find a therapist within 24 to 48 hours. If you're searching for a nearby therapist close to 20880 or the surrounding zip codes, consider other available therapists through the BetterHelp therapist page.

Stay Up To Date With The Leading Online Therapy Platform

To stay up to date with BetterHelp's initiatives through their social channels, you can follow them on PinterestLinkedInInstagramTwitter, and FacebookFor mental health tips, check out the BetterHelp YouTube channel.

Take some time to learn more about BetterHelp therapists and counselors to understand the services available to you clearly. If you have any questions, please reach out through the contact page or send an email to contact@betterhelp.com.

If you’re ready to sign up for online counseling, consider signing up with a platform like BetterHelp and get matched with a counselor within 24 to 48 hours.

Emergency Situations

If you are experiencing a crisis or emergency, don't use this site's online services. If you are in life-threatening danger, call 911. If you require support for a crisis, reach out to the hotlines below:

·      National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

·      National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

·      Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741

·      Veterans Crisis Line: Call 1-800-273-8255 (and press 1) or text 838255. For support for the deaf and hard of hearing community, please use your preferred relay service or dial 711 then 1-800-273-8255.

·      Trevor Lifeline (LGBTQ Lifeline): (866)488-7386 

·      SAMHSA National Helpline (Substance Use): (800)662-4357

·      National Eating Disorder Association Helpline:1-800-931-2237 (M-Th: 9 AM-9 PM EST, Fri 9 AM - 5 PM EST)

·      Child Help Hotline: Call 1-800-422-4453 or use the online chat feature

·      National Anti-Hazing Hotline: 1-888-NOT-HAZE (1-888-668-4293) 

·      Physician Crisis Support Line: Call 1-888-409-0141 if you are a first responder or medical provider experiencing crises related to Covid-19

·      Sexual Assault Hotline: Call RAINN at 1-800-656-4673

Zip Codes Served By BetterHelp Therapists

Below are some of the zip codes served by BetterHelp therapists in Washington Grove:

20877, 20880

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Some other commonly asked questions on therapy and BetterHelp can be found below:

How Do I See A Therapist For The First Time? 

Before seeing your therapist, prep for your session by reading about the counseling process. You might write a list of questions you want to ask your therapist. When you attend your session, let them know if you have any concerns about therapy or feel unsure about what to talk about. They may help guide you with open-ended therapeutic questions. The first session will often serve as an intake to get to know you as a person and why you're attending therapy.

Should I Attend Therapy If I Feel Fine? 

If you don't feel the need to see a therapist, you don't have to. However, some people may avoid attending counseling due to preconceived notions of what therapy entails. Although therapists often support people with mental health conditions, you do not need a diagnosis or condition to attend therapy. You can discuss grief, relationship concerns, stress, or life changes and ask for general advice. A therapist may help you gain power over your life and emotions while you navigate day-to-day experiences.

Gaining a new perspective on yourself through various therapies might allow you to improve your self-esteem, work through relationships, and gain a better sense of your mental health goals. The success you may find through therapy can be dependent on your process.

People may also attend therapy for specific motives, such as bullying, an autism diagnosis, a desire to learn mindfulness meditation, personality concerns, trouble with office workers, specific phobias, and many other principles.

Is Crying In Therapy A Breakthrough?

Crying can be a breakthrough for some individuals who struggle to express emotions. Others might find that they often cry during sessions. Crying can be normal and healthy, so whether you cry or not may be a personal aspect of sessions.

Are Therapists Worth It?

We may all be on different paths in life, as each human can be unique in their personality, expression, and goals. A therapist can target various symptoms, experiences, and personalities. Unlike advice from a friend, family member, or non-professional, therapists are trained to meet you where you're at. Therapy can be worth it. Over 41 million adults in the US attend therapy each year, showing it's a popular option and may be often effective.

Do Therapists Judge You? 

The boundaries between you and a therapist are in place to protect you and them from ethical concerns. Therapists are held by ethical standards through the American Psychological Association (APA) and are not allowed to judge or harm their clients. Their job is to support you and make you feel safe and respected. You might consider changing therapists if you don't feel safe or respected.