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Mental Health Therapists and Counselors in District Of Columbia

Mental Health Crisis Response in Washington, DC

If you have urgent mental health needs, the Washington, DC Department of Behavior Health operates a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week telephone line called the Access Help Line: 1(888)7WE-HELP or 1-888-793-4357. You can call the Access Helpline to get emergency psychiatric care, help with problem solving, or more information about mental health resources and services.

If you are experiencing thoughts of suicide, or just need someone to talk to, you can also call the National Suicide Prevention  hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). This line is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The State of Mental Health in Washington, DC

Mental Health America  ranks Washington, DC number 16  of all states in the United States for mental health care. While adult mental health care could be better in Washington, DC, the district ranks 1st for youth mental health care. There is greater prevalence of mental illness in DC, but the district is in the top 10 for access to mental health care.

NAMI Washington, DC

The National Alliance for Mental Illness, or NAMI, is open to anyone struggling with mental illness. NAMI is an inclusive and community-based resource geared towards raising awareness and supporting group members on their journey to recovery. With group counseling sessions led by a trained member with a diagnosis (past or present), meetings follow a set of 12 principles for support. NAMI meetings are meant to complement your existing treatment plan with your counselor or psychologist. There are many chapters of NAMI that meet in Washington, DC. Find yours here. 

Mental Health Resources and Services in Washington, DC

DC Support Link can connect residents of Washington, DC to local services and help, including mental health services, addiction and recovery services, support groups, and child/family programs.

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If you are LGBTQ+ and you need support, contact The Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386.

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Therapists and Counselors in District Of Columbia

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Raven Dickerson
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We will partner together to tailor a therapeutic that is specific to your uniqueness.


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Together, we will:

We will partner together to tailor a therapeutic that is specific to your uniqueness.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use an integrative and holistic approach that can include meditation, movement, writing, laughter, music, and whatever else can uniquely support you. Therapy is about "talking it out" but it does not end there!

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Birth trauma
  • LGBTQ Family Development
  • LGBTQ+ Identities
  • Multicultural & Social Justice Issues
  • Postpartum Mood Disorders
  • Racial Trauma
  • Self Esteem & Confidence Issues
  • Social-emotional learning
  • Spiritual Exploration
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Raven Dickerson remote and phone therapy in District Of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia
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Laura Rude'
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Together we work to help you make changes that stick. Hypnosis is a powerful tool that will enable you to make permanent, life-enhancing changes by reaching your subconscious mind, where true and lasting change occurs.


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Picture of Laura Rude', therapist in Arizona, California, Colorado, District Of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Vermont, Washington, Wyoming
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Together, we will:

Together we work to help you make changes that stick. Hypnosis is a powerful tool that will enable you to make permanent, life-enhancing changes by reaching your subconscious mind, where true and lasting change occurs.

Something to know about my approach is:

I use a client-centered approach, understanding that each client is different. I listen and work with you in your best interest.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Cigarettes and Smoking
  • Insomnia and Sleep Problems
  • Procrastination/Motivation
  • Self-Esteem
  • Test/Performance Anxiety
  • Weight Loss
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Laura Rude' remote and phone therapy in Arizona, California, Colorado, District Of Columbia, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Vermont, Washington, Wyoming
Picture of Sari Fleischman, therapist in Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia
Sari Fleischman
Together, we will:

Be curious about how past experiences influence patterns in your life now that impact how you relate to others and the world. Learning new coping skills to help function better in your present life.


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Picture of Sari Fleischman, therapist in Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia
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Together, we will:

Be curious about how past experiences influence patterns in your life now that impact how you relate to others and the world. Learning new coping skills to help function better in your present life.

Something to know about my approach is:

I take a collaborative approach to understanding underlying reasons that contribute to your distress as well as coming up with practical approaches to deal with them in your present and future.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Anxiety
  • Complex PTSD (C-PTSD)
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Panic Attacks
  • Panic Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Counseling
  • Relationship Distress
  • Relationship issues
  • Relationships
  • School issues
  • Trauma
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Sari Fleischman remote and phone therapy in Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia
Picture of Alicia Rozycki, PhD, therapist in Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia
Alicia Rozycki, PhD
Together, we will:

identify your main concerns, review your history for insights about problematic patterns, identify your strengths, and develop a plan for reducing pain points clearing the path for you to enact change and live your best life.


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Picture of Alicia Rozycki, PhD, therapist in Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia
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Together, we will:

identify your main concerns, review your history for insights about problematic patterns, identify your strengths, and develop a plan for reducing pain points clearing the path for you to enact change and live your best life.

Something to know about my approach is:

therapy will be a place where you receive enriching feedback and a plan. Our therapy sessions are collaborative; expect growth exercises in-between visits. Together, we design changes in-line with your renewed self, and we always go at your pace.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Adjusting to Change/Life Transitions
  • Anxiety
  • Career Transitions
  • Depression
  • Divorce and Separation
  • Grief
  • Life Stress
  • Women's Issues
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Alicia Rozycki, PhD remote and phone therapy in Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, District Of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia
Picture of Robyn Brickel, M.A. LMFT, therapist in Connecticut, District Of Columbia, Virginia
Robyn Brickel, M.A. LMFT
Together, we will:

Work collaboratively to build a relationship based on safety, explore new ways to cope with everyday challenges, establish clear boundaries, increase your strengths and abilities, and expand your ability to emotionally regulate and heal from pain.


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Picture of Robyn Brickel, M.A. LMFT, therapist in Connecticut, District Of Columbia, Virginia
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Together, we will:

Work collaboratively to build a relationship based on safety, explore new ways to cope with everyday challenges, establish clear boundaries, increase your strengths and abilities, and expand your ability to emotionally regulate and heal from pain.

Something to know about my approach is:

I bring a strengths-based, non-pathologizing, systems approach to care, which means I listen and learn about how your behaviors came about and make sense as coping skills given your life story. We together can then look at growth and change.

FOCUS AREAS:
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Complex Trauma
  • Couples Counseling
  • Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Infertility
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Postpartum Mood Disorders
  • Self-harm
  • Trauma/PTSD
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Robyn Brickel, M.A. LMFT remote and phone therapy in Connecticut, District Of Columbia, Virginia