Find Youth / Teens Therapists & Counselors in U Street Corridor of Washington DC, DC.

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In this day and age, it can be difficult for youth and teens to navigate school obligations, social interactions, family issues, and more. Some children even suffer from undiagnosed mental illnesses that make everyday life a challenge. Without adequate support, youth and teens may struggle immensely with their mental and emotional health and live miserable lives.

That’s where teen and youth counseling/therapy can help. 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 Your Child Can Use Youth/Teen Therapy

It can be challenging to determine whether you should seek professional help for your child. Youth and teens may need counseling for the following reasons:

  • They isolate themselves from their friends.
  • Their school grades are slipping.
  • They make reckless decisions.
  • They often seem sad or worried.

If a child exhibits any of the above signs, consider speaking with a therapist about teen or youth counseling. If you are curious to learn more about how you can help your child, read licensed therapist Stephanie Olarte’s tips about teen/youth therapy and how parents can get involved.

Your Child Deserves to Feel Better: Explore Youth/Teen Counseling Today!

Youth and teen counseling enables a therapist to identify your child's issues and create a customized plan to address them so your child can flourish and be happy. And with Mental Health Match, finding a qualified youth therapist is easy! Start by browsing experts below or by using our free therapist matching tool.

U Street Corridor of Washington DC, DC Youth/Teen Therapists- List Your Practice on Mental Health Match

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Carolyn Hoffmann
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utilize a strengths-based, trauma-informed, and person-centered style to support you through difficult times. I value modeling what trust and support can look like in your daily life.


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utilize a strengths-based, trauma-informed, and person-centered style to support you through difficult times. I value modeling what trust and support can look like in your daily life.

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I use a balance of listening and open-ended questions to really understand your life experiences. In my approach, I prioritize connection and reasonable expectations as we identify together what sustainable change means for you.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Anxiety
  • Career Change
  • Child or Adolescent Therapy
  • Children
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Emotional Regulation
  • Feeling Stuck
  • Life Transitions
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress
  • Trauma
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Dr. Tania Alaby-Varma
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Attain the personal growth and goals which you are seeking by exploring, understanding, and transforming patterns that no longer serve you. We will also gain insight into the way you relate to yourself, others and the world around you.


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Attain the personal growth and goals which you are seeking by exploring, understanding, and transforming patterns that no longer serve you. We will also gain insight into the way you relate to yourself, others and the world around you.

Something to know about my approach is:

I received specialized training in various evidence-based treatment modalities including Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and ADHD assessment and treatment.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjustment Issues
  • Adult ADHD
  • Alcohol
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety
  • Assessments
  • Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRBs)
  • Body Image
  • Communication Skills
  • Confidence
  • Couples
  • Depression
  • Disordered Eating
  • Eating Disorders
  • Fears and Phobias
  • Food and Eating Concerns
  • Grief
  • Healthcare Professionals
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Life Transitions
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Perfectionism
  • Relationship Distress
  • Self-Compassion
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Regulation
  • Social Media Use
  • Test/Performance Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Women
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work toward the goals you and your child have to enhance the quality of your daily life, and make your interactions with one another more enjoyable.


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work toward the goals you and your child have to enhance the quality of your daily life, and make your interactions with one another more enjoyable.

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I always aim to provide treatment I know is based in the most up-to-date research, also ensuring that approach is tailored to fit each family's needs.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Childrens Sleep
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
  • Parenting
  • Parenting Children With ADHD
  • Parenting Children with Anxiety
  • Parenting Children With Autism
  • Parenting Skills
  • Parenting Special Needs Children
  • Selective Mutism
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Marianella Castro
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Navigating challenges? I support individuals from a cultural lens, offering a safe space for stress relief and healing. Whether grieving, in transition, or longing for meaningful relationships, I provide tools to grow and thrive.


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Navigating challenges? I support individuals from a cultural lens, offering a safe space for stress relief and healing. Whether grieving, in transition, or longing for meaningful relationships, I provide tools to grow and thrive.

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Latina therapist emphasizes affinity-based healing, welcoming bilingual clients for seamless Spanish-English communication. Integrative therapy with CBT/DBT techniques tailored to individual needs.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adolescents
  • Anxiety
  • Career
  • Depression
  • Grief
  • Life Transitions
  • Relationships
  • Starting College
  • Trauma
  • Young Adults
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Jalessa Townsend
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Explore any topic with me. I prioritize a client-centered approach; you lead the session—we unpack whatever's on your mind, no topics policed. Discuss what's important to you in as much or as little detail as needed. Think of me as your co-pilot.


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Explore any topic with me. I prioritize a client-centered approach; you lead the session—we unpack whatever's on your mind, no topics policed. Discuss what's important to you in as much or as little detail as needed. Think of me as your co-pilot.

Something to know about my approach is:

Therapy is a series of conversations; let's talk. We will discuss what's holding you back from being the person you dream about. Explore fear, process trauma, & celebrate gains to help you find confidence, clarity, & alignment that will empower you

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Racial Trauma
  • Relationship Conflict
  • School Issues
  • Situational Stress
  • Test/Performance Anxiety
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Jalessa Townsend remote and phone therapy in Connecticut, District Of Columbia, Georgia, Massachusetts