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As you get into advanced age, 65 years and older, it can be challenging to find happiness and cope with life changes.

Luckily, there are geriatric mental health professionals standing by to help you deal with transitions related to aging, navigate tough situations, and even find new meaning in life. 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.

Do You Need Geriatric Mental Health Therapy?

If you’re not sure whether you should consider geriatric mental health therapy, this section will help you. Here are some signs you could use therapy:

  • You regularly have outbursts or feelings of aggression toward others.
  • You no longer enjoy things that used to make you happy.
  • You feel stressed out.
  • You turn to alcohol or drugs to calm your mind or get you through the day.
  • You are not sure how you want to live out your remaining years.
  • You suffer from anxiety.
  • You are reeling from the deaths of family members and friends.

This is not an exhaustive list of issues that affect older people.

If you’re experiencing any of the above issues, or simply would like to enjoy life more, you could benefit from geriatric therapy. Here’s some helpful information about finding a therapist who’s a great fit for you.

Don’t Wait: Start Geriatric Therapy Today!

Your geriatric therapist will get to know you and identify any mental or emotional issues that need to be resolved. They’ll then create a treatment plan and goals to work towards. With ongoing therapy, you can work towards fully enjoying your life, even in old age. And with Mental Health Match, finding a qualified geriatric therapist is easy! Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

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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.

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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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Explore ways that you feel stuck or overwhelmed and be curious together about patterns that may be happening that you haven't noticed. You will learn new ways of approaching your challenges so that you can feel confident in yourself.


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Explore ways that you feel stuck or overwhelmed and be curious together about patterns that may be happening that you haven't noticed. You will learn new ways of approaching your challenges so that you can feel confident in yourself.

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When I meet with someone, we make a plan to help things feel manageable. Then, I help you learn to shift your thoughts and take the power away from your fears. Finally, you can focus on enjoying your life and feel more connected to others.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Illness
  • Healthcare Professionals
  • Infertility
  • Perinatal Mood/Anxiety Disorders
  • Pregnancy and Infant Loss
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Lauren Necesario Smith
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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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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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It is my philosophy that we walk the path together for a period of time and I help guide you to the answers that you carry within yourself.


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It is my philosophy that we walk the path together for a period of time and I help guide you to the answers that you carry within yourself.

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I take an eclectic whole person approach (ie mind, body, spirit) to treating trauma and the lingering aftereffects of anxiety, depression, disassociation, sleep disturbances, hypervigilance,and intrusive thoughts.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Abuse
  • Adjustment Disorders
  • Adoption
  • Anger Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Bereavement
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency
  • Concussion/Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
  • Depression
  • Disability
  • End of Life
  • First Responders
  • Forensics
  • Helping Professionals
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Learning Disabilities
  • LGBTQ+
  • Life Adjustment
  • Mood Disorders
  • Near Death Experiences
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorders
  • Parenting
  • Personality Disorders
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychosis
  • Racial or Ethnic Identity
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexuality
  • Trauma
  • Traumatic Loss
  • Veterans/Military Families
  • Women
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Carol O'Saben
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understand the influences that have led you to where you are so you can make lasting changes that will impact how you feel about yourself and how you interact with others. We will work together to help you gain insight into problematic patterns.


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Together, we will:

understand the influences that have led you to where you are so you can make lasting changes that will impact how you feel about yourself and how you interact with others. We will work together to help you gain insight into problematic patterns.

Something to know about my approach is:

I tend to work with clients in long-term, insight-oriented psychotherapy. We will work together to create a space where you can be yourself, build on your strengths, explore your vulnerabilities and grow from your challenges.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Aging Parents
  • Life Transitions
  • Parent-Adult Child Relationship
  • Relationship Conflict
  • Women
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Carol O'Saben remote and phone therapy in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma...