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Divorces and breakups can leave you reeling. The emotions, new routines, and stressors can make it difficult to function. If this speaks to you, you need to know that relief is available.

A licensed divorce counselor can help you sort through your feelings and rewire your thought processes so you can get to a better mental space. Whether you are located in downtown Washington DC, Anacostia, Ballston, Bluemont, or even Brentwood, Mental Health Match can help you easily find an experienced therapist or counselor who best meets your needs.

Signs You Need Therapy After a Divorce or Breakup

Here are some signs indicating you should consider divorce or breakup therapy:

  • You feel profoundly sad.
  • You’re having trouble concentrating on daily tasks.
  • You have feelings of guilt.
  • You are in shock.
  • You feel ashamed.

These feelings are totally normal after a breakup or divorce, yet many need support to heal. For a personal look at how therapy can help after a breakup, read this Voices of Therapy about one person’s experience with a divorce counselor.

Healing Begins Now: Get Breakup or Divorce Therapy Today

A licensed therapist can help you process your emotions, communicate effectively with your ex, teach you how to support your kids, help you come to terms with your situation, and more. And with Mental Health Match, finding a quality therapist is simple! To find a divorce counselor, start by browsing below or using our free therapist matching tool.

Shaw of Washington DC, DC Divorce and Breakup Therapists - List Your Practice on Mental Health Match

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Donna Allen
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We will collaborate to identify your main goals for our time together, and periodically thereafter we'll check in to celebrate progress and identify any challenges or roadblocks. We may also change or add new goals as we go along.


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We will collaborate to identify your main goals for our time together, and periodically thereafter we'll check in to celebrate progress and identify any challenges or roadblocks. We may also change or add new goals as we go along.

Something to know about my approach is:

I blend diverse therapeutic methods, tailored to your unique journey. This may involve mindfulness, Eastern philosophy, reiki energy support, CBT, Gottman therapy, IFS, creative arts expression, and the principles of non-violent communication.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adult ADHD
  • Aging and Getting Older
  • Aging Parents
  • Anger Management
  • Aspergers
  • Autism in Adults
  • Chronic Stress
  • Codependency
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • LGBTQ+
  • Panic Attacks
  • Panic Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Relationships
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Women
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Christopher Franklin
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Work to help you let go of old fears or conditioning that hold you back from feeling truly comfortable with yourself. We'll identify subtle sources of self-judgment that create suffering for you, and work to heal these on a deep level.


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Together, we will:

Work to help you let go of old fears or conditioning that hold you back from feeling truly comfortable with yourself. We'll identify subtle sources of self-judgment that create suffering for you, and work to heal these on a deep level.

Something to know about my approach is:

I'll create an experience and space that is safe for you. I'll help you let go of old fears or conditioning from the culture that hold you back from feeling worthy. I do NOT focus on, 'What is wrong with you?' I ask, 'What has happened to you?'

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Abusive Relationships
  • ADHD in Womxn or Femme Populations
  • Adult ADHD
  • Adult Child of Emotionally Immature Parents
  • Ancestral Trauma
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Boundaries
  • Childhood Trauma
  • Complex Anxiety
  • Complex Trauma
  • Developmental Trauma
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Emotional Intimacy
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Faith/Religious Deconstruction
  • Family Dynamics
  • Family Trauma
  • Impulsive Behavior
  • Intergenerational Trauma
  • Intimacy
  • Loneliness
  • Men
  • Negative Self-Talk
  • Postpartum Anxiety
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • PTSD from Abuse
  • Racial Trauma
  • Relationship Trauma
  • Religious Trauma
  • Reparenting Yourself
  • Secondary Trauma
  • Self-Acceptance
  • Self-Actualization
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Self-Awareness
  • Self Care
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Image
  • Self-Understanding
  • Self-Worth
  • Sexual Self-Esteem
  • Sexual Trauma
  • Shame
  • Spirituality
  • Spiritually Transformative Experiences
  • Spiritual Trauma
  • Trauma
  • Trauma From Abuse
  • Traumatic Loss
  • Women
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Keyndra Lewis
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How to learn from the past without letting it define us, how to communicate effectively with respect to self and others, how to allow the change we want in our lives, to identify realistic goals and work towards achieving them.


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How to learn from the past without letting it define us, how to communicate effectively with respect to self and others, how to allow the change we want in our lives, to identify realistic goals and work towards achieving them.

Something to know about my approach is:

My experience 10+ years in field has ranged from supporting partnerships in all stages Choosing to move forward to single life after separation, with or with out children or dependents, can be challenging. I am trauma informed.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Abusive Relationships
  • Adjustment Issues
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Co-Parenting
  • Couples
  • Life Transitions
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
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Keyndra Lewis remote and phone therapy in Connecticut, Washington
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Olivia Kraus
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Identify what you value, what fulfills you, and what gives you a sense of purpose. From there, we will figure out what you can do to build the life (including the kind of relationships) you want.


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Together, we will:

Identify what you value, what fulfills you, and what gives you a sense of purpose. From there, we will figure out what you can do to build the life (including the kind of relationships) you want.

Something to know about my approach is:

By helping you understand how you came to think, feel, and behave as you do now, we can cultivate self-acceptance, harness your strengths, develop effective coping skills, and help you live in a way that is congruent with your own values and goals.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Management
  • Authenticity
  • Boundaries
  • Career Change
  • Communication Skills
  • Confidence
  • Cultural Identity
  • Depression
  • Emotional Intimacy
  • Families
  • Family Dynamics
  • Family of Origin
  • Feeling Stuck
  • High-Functioning Anxiety
  • High-Functioning Depression
  • Identity
  • Interpersonal Difficulties
  • Intimacy
  • Life Transitions
  • Marriage
  • Men
  • Mild Depression
  • Mind-Body Connection
  • Mindfulness
  • Mood Regulation
  • Professional Women
  • Relationships
  • Reparenting Yourself
  • Self-Acceptance
  • Self-Advocacy
  • Self-Awareness
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Expression
  • Self-Worth
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Tech Workers
  • Values
  • Women
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Workplace Issues
  • Young Adults
  • Young Professionals
  • Young Women
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Olivia Kraus remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, North...
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Lauren Necesario Smith
Together, we will:

explore how your feelings of anxiety, depression, and stress impact your daily functioning. We will use different tools to help you develop new ways of understanding and reacting to life stressors.


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Picture of Lauren Necesario Smith, mental health therapist in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Car...
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Together, we will:

explore how your feelings of anxiety, depression, and stress impact your daily functioning. We will use different tools to help you develop new ways of understanding and reacting to life stressors.

Something to know about my approach is:

Through gentle exploration and skill building, you will be guided to a place of understanding, acceptance, and compassion for where you are in your journey and how you got here. I like to use CBT, DBT, ACT, and mindfulness-based interventions.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Adjustment Issues
  • Adult ADHD
  • Aging and Getting Older
  • Anxiety
  • Assessments
  • Boundaries
  • Chronic Pain
  • Confidence
  • Cultural Adjustment
  • Depression
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief
  • High-Functioning Anxiety
  • High-Functioning Depression
  • Life Adjustment
  • Life Transitions
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Mental Disorders
  • Psychosomatic Issues
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Worth
  • Test/Performance Anxiety
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Lauren Necesario Smith remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio...