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Best of 2016

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  • A Caring Approach

    A Caring Approach offers mental health therapist and individual and couples counselor and marriage counselor in Bethesda, MD.

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  • Beth Levine Counseling

    I help individuals and couples get relief from the distress they feel and move to building happier lives with fulfilling relationships. I know that life and relationships can be hard and that seeking support helps us get through tough times. I am a certified, emotionally focused couple therapist and supervisor.

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  • Village Counselors, Inc.

    We offer professional counseling for children, individuals, couples and families. Many insurances are accepted. Each client will receive the services most appropriate for their particular situation from our trained and experienced counselors.

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  • Chris Wright, M.A., LMFT

    Chris Wright, M.A., LMFT, specializes in couples therapy, marriage counseling, pre-marriage counseling, marriage and family therapy, sex therapy, relationship advice, anger management, and telephone counseling. He's serving the Washington DC metro area, including Northern Virginia and Maryland. His expertise includes communication skills, conflict resolution, anger management, blaming, criticizing, infidelity, cheating, or emotional love affairs, trust issues and accountability in the responsibilities in the relationship. He also specializes in money-financial issues, parenting-child rearing issues, substance abuse in the relationship. You can learn to resolve these issues together.

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  • Sleepy Creek Massage and LifeCore Wellness, Inc.

    I am a licensed and certified massage therapist with training and experience in traditional modalities. I have specialized training and experience in sports and medical massage, geriatric massage and movement. I was trained at Potomac Massage Training Institute and certified as a holistic health counselor at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in NYC. I am an instructor in wellness, nutrition and exercise physiology at Potomac Massage Training Institute. I am a resident massage therapist at Riderwood Village Retirement Community in Silver Spring, MD. Sessions are tailored to meet clients' needs and long-term goals for optimal health and wellness.

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  • Reverend De Anne T. Spann

    Reverend De Anne T. Spann is an interdenominational pastor who provides marriage counseling and wedding officiant services in the DMV area.

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  • Life Changers Counseling Services

    I provide counseling and do marriage ceremonies. I do premarital and post-marital counseling for minimum fees.

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  • Nuggets for Life

    I'm a clergy, a motivational speaker, a life coach, a professional Christian wedding officiant, and a family and marriage counselor serving the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.

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  • LifeForce

    As a former professional psychological counselor and having 20 years of experience in the business and technology, I am in a unique position to provide life counseling to people who want to move forward in their lives and their careers.

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  • Hani Miletski, Ph.D., MSW, LLC

    I provide psychotherapy and sex therapy for individuals, couples, and groups. I am a licensed social worker and a certified sex therapist (diplomate) and supervisor (by the American Association of Sexuality, Educators, Counselors, and Therapists - AASECT). I tailor a different treatment program for each client, depending on the issue involved, the situation, the strengths of the client(s), and his/her/their personalities. I was listed in the Washingtonian as one of the top psychotherapists in the area, specializing in sexual issues.

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  • Taylord

    Dr. Paul A Taylor is a man of deep passion and love for people and has over twenty years of experience in ministry, with several of those years invested into pastoral service and counseling. He has proven skills as a teacher, motivational speaker, public speaker, preacher, counselor, administrator, and personal advisor to perspective ministers. However, Paul is best known for his skills as a prolific public speaker, preacher of the gospel, and experienced musician and instructor.

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  • Fit, Fine & Fabulous, LLC

    I provide life and wellness coaching. I am a master's level counselor and I have worked with various populations to include homeless, domestic violence survivors, co-occurring (mental health and substance abuse). I have provided life coaching support to adults, foster children, staff, family and friends. I would love the opportunity to assist you in any way that's needed. Let's begin to make changes-- total life changes!

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  • Julie's Counseling Service

    I have always enjoyed working with children, teenagers and adults. While I was at Old Dominion University, I worked in the financial aid office for four years. There, I received my degree in counseling with a minor in psychology. Part of my program required me to teach a counseling class. I enjoyed it immensely. I began working with troubled teenagers when I worked at The Pines, a residential treatment center located in Portsmouth, Virginia. In that RTC, I worked primarily with teenage males. I taught these teenagers about their diagnoses and about potential coping skills. There, I was promoted twice. My last promotion was to the position of assistant director. When I moved up to Northern Virginia, I worked at Graydon Manor in Leesburg. There I worked with teenage females, teaching them about themselves and their diagnoses. I also worked at Global Health Nurse Training Services. There, I was an adjunct professor of psychology. I taught general psychology and developmental psychology to nursing students. I also worked in the student services department where I was an academic advisor as well as a mental health counselor. I was just recently employed at Youth For Tomorrow where I worked as a residential counselor in a group home for teenage females. Although most of my job centers on a mental health component, there is also a teaching aspect. I supplied the girls with knowledge of their specific problems and issues. I also worked with them to come up with strategies for dealing with these problems, and I taught them social skills and life skills. It takes a special kind of person to work with young people. Actually, it takes a special kind of person to work in a teaching capacity with any age. The difference between me and other counselors/teachers is that I genuinely enjoy working with people of any age. Thank you for your time, and I look forward to hearing from you. Sincerely, Julie R. Blevins

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  • Megan E. Fellows, LPC, Inc.

    Megan E. Fellows is a licensed professional counselor in the DC metro area, providing individual, couples, and family counseling services with a cognitive behavioral, mindfulness and client-centered approach. Counseling is a dynamic and individualized process that may be provided on a short- or long-term basis. Megan has over ten years' experience in the field of mental health and is licensed in the state of Virginia to practice. Megan accepts many types of insurance, including Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Carefirst, Aetna, and Cigna, and offers a sliding fee scale for those who qualify. Megan is available in Northern VA.

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  • Behavior Works, LLC

    I am a licensed counselor and life coach trained in evidence-based methods which promote individual resilience and guide people toward living a life based on their values. I have an MBA and an MSW. I have been in business and in mental health, so I have both the practical and more theoretical perspectives in my toolkit. I have seen both sides, so I am effective at collaboratively crafting a more meaningful and realistic path for people who are stuck or who have invested in forging a different and more authentic path in life and work.

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  • Health in Harmony

    Do you have a wellness conflict in your life that is in need of healing? It could be a conflict in your relationships/love life, physical health, career and finances, spiritual life, home life, addictive behaviors, or a combination of all the above. If you need a health professional to talk to, e-mail me to schedule a holistic health coaching session. Sessions are provided over the phone, through e-mail, and sometimes in person. Our philosophy is that a healthy mind and spirit heals the physical body and every aspect of life. As your counselor, I can help you claim your own innate power so that you can overcome the stress and circumstances that life is dealing you. Join me in improving the health and happiness of the world, one person at a time. It all begins inside of you! You have nothing to lose, except that which does not serve your highest good. I am waiting to hear from you!

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  • Mindful Parenting

    I am a licensed professional counselor specializing in working with individuals and families that want to enrich their relationships, experience more joy, connection, and intimacy; and heal old wounds that block their ability to live fully in the present. As a parent coach, I help biological and adoptive parents create the family environment where children and parents can thrive. I coach parents on mindful parenting, positive discipline, meditation, and securing positive attachment. I offer individual and ongoing classes on these topics and others for parents, teachers and caregivers. My unique approach to counseling and therapy with adults, includes relationship work that facilitates healing of old wounds that resurface in adulthood and practical real-life skills to enhance your daily life. When working with children, I use a model that includes the family to facilitate behavioral and emotional changes, and enrich the childhood and family experience.

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  • I provide immaculate, professional college admission/financial aid consulting as follows; ? Analyze, develop, and provide comprehensive admission consulting services for students ? Help students narrow down college choices, verify all stages of college application are complete, and provide college essay tips to assist student in writing ? Assist students through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application process ? Evaluate and analyze financial information submitted by applicants to determine eligibility for financial assistance ? Deescalate and resolve information discrepancies, and conflict between students when counselors are unable to reconcile matters ? Determine type and amount of aid to be awarded in accordance with established federal and university standards and guidelines ? Assist with college selection by identifying colleges and universities that match needs and interests ? Develop and implement institutional policies and procedures to meet enrollment goals ? Review and complete need analysis forms from federal agencies and higher education institutions ? Counsel students and parents on what to take that will prepare them for college admission such as AP Courses, SAT/ACT Exams, SAT Subject Tests, volunteer opportunities, extracurricular activities, and admissions interview tips

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  • Safe Start Eco-Baby

    Do you have chemicals in the home? That's so 2002 darling! After a green home consultation with an unbiased counselor who will empower you (not impose on you), you'll receive a custom plan that provides: - Confidence and peace of mind that you are doing what's best for your family. - Unique and cost-effective ideas you may not have considered. - Time to focus on the important things in your life. We do the research and the legwork, you make the decisions. - A "safe shopping list". - A customized list of Safe Start Eco-Baby tested and approved Green Your Scene products. What you can expect: At your convenience, one of our trained eco-consultants will visit your home for a 60 to 90-minute assessment. Your consultant will: - Help you to create safer areas for eating, playing, and sleeping. - Provide safe and green nursery recommendations for fixtures and fittings, bedding, decor, toys, cleaning, diapering, and lead testing. - Discuss healthier and safer feeding and food storage solutions. - Cover cleaning products, cosmetics, and bath products. - Advise on safer laundry practices. - Test the quality of your indoor air. - Create a water purification plan. - Offer suggestions to keep unwanted guests (germs, toxins, and pesticides) out of your home.

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  • MCW Career Consulting

    I have over 15 years of experience as a career coach and counselor in both the federal and private sectors and enjoy helping clients find their strengths, passions and a better fit for more meaningful work. I can help clients with all phases of career transition, whether it is exploring career goals and strategy, job search techniques, such as resume development, interviewing and networking skills, or retirement. If a person is unclear of what direction to take, career and/or personality assessments may help. I am certified in both the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and DISC behavioral assessments. My counseling philosophy and approach is to meet the client where they are and help them to see their own strengths in order to better solve whatever issue(s) they may be experiencing at the time. I enjoy seeing the light bulb go off for someone when they figure it out for themselves. I bring a sense of humor and lightheartedness to the therapeutic process when appropriate for clients to be able to see the lighter side of their circumstances. It is such a joy and honor to be able to partner and support clients in making the changes in their lives they desire.

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Rachel Ward, LMFT - Marriage and Family Therapist

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What do you love about your job?

I love what I do. I am inspired and motivated by my clients and their ability to overcome challenges. As a specialist in a couple of areas - teens, art and play therapy, and adult relational issues, I get to have such a range of people walk through my door. Being able to connect with people in therapy is such a unique experience that can be really comforting and powerful. I also then get excited to continue my own education and skill building in order to keep up with clients. My job is awesome.

Who or what inspired you to start your business?

I spent quite a long time working for others in the public sector. Those experiences were invaluable and intense. I always had the goal of private practice so that I could create the space that I wanted, the lifestyle that I desired, and the ability to live a life as close to what I encourage my clients to achieve as well. I need to walk the walk. I believe that I have a unique style and personality suited for this work, especially as the owner of my own business. Did I mention that I love what I do?

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  • Psychic, Astrology Reader & Medium

    Psychic Intuition

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    Bring back the flame in your relationship through private counseling with Nana Adams. She offers tarot and palm psychic readings, energy balancing, counseling services for lovers, and many more.

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    ACT Professional Counseling

    Robert Heard offers professional counseling over the phone or Skype. He provides therapy on depression, post-traumatic stress, anxiety, suicide, family, domestic violence counseling and more.

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  • Life Improvement Coach

    Diane Austin - Life Improvement Specialist

    Diane Austin is a life improvement coach who offers professional counseling services for many areas such as marriage, bereavement, goal achievement, drug abuse, as well as health issues and more.

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  • Psychotherapist & Counselor

    Stacey Osder, LCSW

    If you're in need of professional help, check out Stacey Osder. She is one of the licensed professional counselors who provide safe and effective couple, individual, and family psychotherapy services.

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  • Therapy for Couples & Individuals

    Allison Cohen, M.A., MFT

    Facilitate positive change into your life through licensed counselor and marriage therapist Allison Cohen. She offers professional counseling for anxiety, family conflicts, communication issues and more.

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  • Psychic Reader & Counselor

    Glendale Psychic

    Spark enthusiasm back into your life with the professional counseling from psychic reader Doreen Lee. She offers palmistry and tarot card readings as well as psychic and past life counseling services.

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  • Psychotherapy & Counseling for Individuals & Couples

    Elizabeth Schofield-Bickford, MFT

    Make healthier and more authentic decisions with the help of Elizabeth Schofield-Bickford. She provides professional counseling services on addiction, anxiety and more to young adults, individuals and couples.

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    Fields Family Counseling Services, Inc.

    These seasoned and skilled professional counselors are committed to provide their clients with personalized, ethical services that address educational, psychological, developmental and social needs.

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    Ruby Galarza, Marriage and Family Therapist

    Achieve your life-long goals when you get the services of certified counselor, Ruby Galarza. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist, specializing in families, couples, and individuals.

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  • Individual & Couples Counseling

    Carol Kochoff, Psy.D., LCSW

    Renew your hopes and dreams with professional counseling and psychotherapy sessions from Carol Kochoff. She is one of the licensed counselors and psychotherapists who help others cope with problems.

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  • Counseling & Psychotherapy

    Vincent Staraci

    Vincent is an experienced youth counselor and psychotherapist who works with individuals who are recovering from abuse, trauma, addiction and abandonment. He also offers marital counseling and more.

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  • Marriage & Family Therapist

    Kitty Arthur, MFT

    Need to find a counselor? Check out Kitty Arthur, MFT, she offers counseling services which include couples, pre-marriage and marriage counseling as well as family therapy.

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    Allan Rabinowitz

    Allan Rabinowitz, a licensed professional counselor, offers habit change guidance, stress and anger management. He also offers counseling services in relationships, job issues and more.

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    Alan Rudolph, MFT

    If your relationship with a loved one is on-the-rocks, visit Alan Rudolph for marriage and family therapy counseling. He uses the tools of modern psychotherapy in dealing with his clients' issues.

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    Los Angeles Therapy Center and Associates

    If you need private psychotherapy or counseling services, get in touch with Los Angeles Therapy Center and Associates. They specialize in providing couple and marriage counseling, among others.

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    Gadry Consulting

    You can count on relationship, finance, and health counselor Abdul Gadry if you need help with your concerns. This personal counselor believes every problem, whatever the gravity, has a solution.

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    Improve your relationships with others by choosing Castlelight Counseling. They have professional counselors who help clients in exploring how relationships affect every aspect of their life.

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    1st & Ten College Counseling Services

    Start your future now with 1st & Ten College Counseling Services. They have an experienced college counselor who will guide you through the process of choosing, preparing and applying for college.

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    David Brown

    David Brown is an inspirational speaker and guidance counselor for individuals and corporations. He provides counseling on the phone, online, and in-person.

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    Mark Edgar Stephens, C.Ht.

    Start the change in your life with hypnotherapy and behavior modification counseling services. Mark Edgar Stephens is an expert in his field, having been featured in various TV shows.

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    Social Coaching Club

    Social Coaching Club provides professional counseling that will help you learn effective parenting approaches and enhance your family’s communication style. All sessions will be held in your own home.

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  • Buddhist-Based, Alternative Counseling & Therapy

    The Spiritual Adulthood Therapy & Counseling Project

    The Spiritual Adulthood Therapy & Counseling Project offers private counseling services based on Bhuddist beliefs and handle individual, relationship and marriage problems among others.

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    The College and Career Center

    Certified counselor Clint Walters offers holistic career planning and private counseling to help high school students get to college, finish their degree, and have the job they desire.

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    Anthony N. Hatam, Ph.D. MBA, CATC II, Clinical Hypnotherapist

    Anthony Hatam is a professional behaviorist who has over 15 years of experience in providing quality counseling services specializing in crisis intervention, addiction, alcoholism, and more.

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    Counseling With Caroline

    Caroline Madden offers marriage and family therapy counselling. As a licensed counselor, she will help you identify your strengths, evaluate your self-defeating behaviors and overcome challenges.

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    Rosalba Fontanez

    Trying to find a counselor who does past life regression? Rosalba Fontanez does healing work and gathering through detailed knowledge of your past life memories, history, and purpose in life.

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Best of 2015

Browse these counselors with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Los Angeles, CA.

  1. #1 Dr. Tammy Hunter

    (17 reviews)

    Stephen L.

    Tammy is just great. She put me at easy, listened to what I had to say, and have me stuff to think about after I left. I felt much better leaving her place than when I arrived. I'm definitely going to be seeing her again.

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  2. #2 Playa Vista Therapy and Coaching Stephanie Mintz, MFT

    (13 reviews)

    Sergio M.

    So far things have been really good. STEPHANIE is amazing. She had helped me save my family and marriage. I know we still have a long road ahead of us but with Stephanie's guidance I'm sure that my wife and I will be able to work things out.working. Stephanie has been a blessing. I look forward to continue working with her. I would highly recommend her to any couple that's having a difficult time

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  3. #3 Hypnosis by Gaby

    (6 reviews)

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  4. #4 Rachel Ward, LMFT - Marriage and Family Therapist

    (1 reviews)

    Rachel E.

    I have had three sessions thus far with Rachel, and so far so good. She was very timely about contacting me, flexible in accommodating my schedule, upfront about the details of what our sessions would entail, and so far has been a great listener, very kind, and very understanding. The questions and input she offers are already helping me see various situations in a different and more positive light. I love the welcoming atmosphere of her office, also, and am looking forward to ongoing work with her. In time this might become an "outstanding" review! :)

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