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Life Bridge Coaching
4.9
from 115 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 279 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Kimberly D.
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My husband and I are dong marriage counseling with John Weiman. He has been a Godsend for us. We are learning to listen, to communicate and to build our "love maps" together.

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Mindful Way Counseling
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Zoe C.
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We used Denise for marriage counseling. She is approachable and extremely knowledgeable. We appreciated her warmth and ability to help us navigate our relationship as we became empty nesters. We feel that with her assistance we now better communicate and have developed a better sense of trust. We know that we can go visit her for a "tune up" anytime!

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  • 7 years in business
  • 86 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Brandice F.
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My husband and I have had a couple of marriage counseling sessions with Michael and we have enjoyed them very much. He focuses on giving you "take away skills" for each session. We are excited to see where our future sessions will take us.

Neelam S.
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I took my first Reiki I class with Georgia in Dec 2012. It was my first experience with Georgia as a student and I went on to finish Reiki II, III and Reiki Master with her. I also took IET workshop series after that. I have attended some Reiki Share sessions lead by her which are held once a month at the center. I felt at ease and supported in her classes. The fact I kept returning to her classes is a testimony to that fact, What kept me going was her friendly, kind, positive and attentive disposition. I just felt very comfortable in her presence. She is very professional and has great bed side manners. I have also taken private holistic sessions with her and am very satisfied with my experience as she is a great listener and compassionate holistic coach.

  • 10 years in business
  • 45 hires on Thumbtack
Mike O.
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My life and marriage a mess, I sought help from Lindsey to get me back on track towards happiness and satisfaction. Not only did I feel that I was her top priority, she was caring and professional and obviously knows what she is doing. I would recommend getting involved with Lindsey sooner than later as waiting did nothing but delay the cure for me. Pax vobiscum.

  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Sydney N.
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I have struggled with anxiety since i was 8 years old. I saw multiple different therapists but I never got the results I was looking for. As I got older, and developed depression along with my anxiety, I had almost given up hope of every being able to truly see forward progress with my mental health. Sharon gave me the push and encouragement I needed to finally be happy with myself and my life. She helped me to make the changes I wanted to make in my life as well as accept the things I could not change. With the help of Sharon I was finally able to be the person I’ve been trying to be for so long. I cannot thank her enough for everything she has done for me.

Susan Astorino, CMT, ACM
5.0
from 13 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Richard F.
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Susan is the most gifted and skilled massage therapist I have ever experienced! She is a true healer.

Find Your Sunshine
4.6
from 12 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
Benjamin T.
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My wife and I sought out Marian's help to sort through some communication issues that were arising in the first year of our marriage. We picked Marian because her website was welcoming, she was prompt in her Thumbtack responses, and we were intrigued by the idea of having a therapy session with both her and her partner. I cannot tell you how I happy I am that we went with Find Your Sunshine. Marian and Clyde have, without exaggeration, changed the way my wife and I think of therapy. We look forward to our sessions, laugh throughout our time with them, and leave each session feeling lighter, more focused, and completely grateful that we have each other. Marian and Clyde provided us with concrete, easily-applied tools and exercises that have improved our communication and have inspired reflection and introspection. After only three sessions at Find Your Sunshine, my wife and I agree that our communication has become more direct, kind, and effective. We adore Clyde and Marian, and we are thrilled that they are a part of our marriage.

Agapai Solutions, LLC
4.7
from 10 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Rex U.
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Pastor Milton is a highly committed servant of God. His marriage counseling sessions were carefully put together and covered many aspects of marriage that are contested issues in today's Union. My wife and I appreciated his counsels. The session provided a perspective on what a godly marriage entails and how to go about the very basics of our relationship. We were truly blessed by his services and would encourage Christians looking for a leap into a Godly Union to try him out.

Tamara Philbin
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Judith M.
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Tamara has been a wonderful counselor for my husband and I. She is thorough and very objective. She has helped us work through issues and enhance our marriage! We are so grateful we found her and would recommend her to anyone that needs help with their relationships or marriage.

  • 1 year in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Liza B.
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I was so overwhelmed when I started therapy with Sarah. She helped me sort through a lot.

  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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Excellent therapist

Fitness Together Chantilly
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
John S.
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I learned about hypnosis programs from my best friend. She told me about how she went to a therapist for anxiety and stress of divorce. I am dealing with the same issues and decided to give this a try. Funny, when I went to my first session, I was told that I was not ready for this process if I was there to try.... I realized that he was correct, I have to decide to "do" this mind journey and take myself and my happiness seriously. What a profound statement that has made all the difference. This was the most important statement I have ever made.

  • 10 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
George M.
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I've had a better experience with my therapist at Lindsey Hoskins & Associates than with any of the others I've worked with before. I look forward to my appointment every week, and know that my therapist really cares about me and the issues I'm facing. I definitely recommend this place if you're looking for truly effective therapy.

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Jorge G.
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Sherrie's friendly, gentle, engaging and compassionate. She establishes a safe and tranquil environment. Sherrie helped us restore our marriage through couples therapy.

Live Fully Coaching
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Damarie T.
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Joanna was a wonderful listener and excellent person to speak with. She was there for me when I most needed her and helped me evolve as person. I have been to therapists in the past and have never felt as fulfilled as I did when I started having sessions with Joanna. A job of a good therapist is not to have their clients depend on them but to teach them how to fully function on their own and that is exactly what she did for me. She helped me to see the capabilities I hold within myself and I will forever be grateful for that.

Dr. Jen Sermoneta
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Nicholas K.
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I've trained many therapists for over 30 years, and Dr. Jen Sermoneta is a gifted and dedicated psychotherapist. She works hard to truly know and help her clients improve the quality of their inner and outer worlds through deeper self-awareness, personal empowerment, better decision making, and clearer, more direct, communications. I would refer my closest friends and relatives to her.

  • 13 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
David K.
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Amy is a very caring,positive supportive person. She is an excellent communicator with great patience. She was my life coach for about five years and helped me with my life goals and values. When I met my partner she became our couples coach. She was good at role playing and relationship skill exercises.She also was good at listening to us and not taking sides. The best thing I could say was that although I had been seeing her for years as my life coach , my girlfriend liked her from the start and always felt comfortable with her. She never felt that Amy favored me over her. This is the most compelling case I can make as to why Amy is so good and has a genuine affection for her clients. She is openly rooting for you. The things she could do better probably is true for most therapists and life or couples coaches. I felt especially as a couples coach she didn't challenge us enough or focus harder on some of the problems we were having. She did not however, attempt to do therapy which is beyond her training and was always clear and honest with us that she was a couples coach and not a couples therapist. My partner and I are still together and thanks to Amy we learned valuable communication skills and a respect for each other. I highly recommend Amy as both a life coach and a couples coach. You will always have a friend who cares about you and wants what's best for you in her.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
King R.
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I have had the pleasure of having Rebecca as my therapist for the past 3 years. She has a very patient temperament which makes it very easy for me to discuss my deepest issues. She has a keen understanding of psychology, from general anxiety to sexual issues. Rebecca genuinely cares about her profession and her clients. I feel I have an ally. I would highly recommend Rebecca as a therapist.

Zach Lehman
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Sr I.
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Zach is extremely professional and is extremely smart. Anyone needing a therapist I would highly recommend Zach.

Emily Cook Therapy LLC
5.0
from 1 review
  • 4 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Louise D.
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We did our pre-marriage counseling with Michelle at Emily Cook Therapy. She was so wonderful. We both loved her. Since we hadn't done counseling before, both of us were a little nervous about it before we started. Michelle put us at ease from the start and we both gained so much from our sessions-- she gave us so many tools for success. We even enjoyed the process a lot, which neither of us expected. Plus, the office is in a great location, so, after the sessions, we usually had a mini date and hit up a restaurant or went window shopping in the cute downtown Bethesda area. Very happy with our experience here!

Q & A

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

What is a life coach?

A professional, accredited life coach works with people to help them make important changes in their life, either growing in their profession or changing gears in their personal lives. They help clients turn their dreams or wishes into realistic, attainable goals. They guide people through the process of making life changes by helping them evaluate the steps they must take to reach a particular goal, then help them decide how — and whether — to take those steps in the most efficient, effective and rewarding way possible. A life coach acts as a motivator, strategist and accountability partner. Unlike a therapist, a life coach doesn’t help solve problems from your past — they’re focused on helping you move forward with new ways of acting and thinking that will help you reach your goals. Some people specialize in particular types of life coaching, including life balancing coaches, small business coaches, executive coaches and personal finance coaches. Some meet clients in person, while others hold consultations over the phone.

Regardless of which type of life coach you’re interested in, make sure the person holds an International Coach Federation (ICF) credential. There are three tiers of credentials: Associate, Professional and Master, which require coaching experience ranging from 100 hours to 2,500 hours.

What is a psychologist?

A psychologist is a professionally trained mental health professional who helps patients navigate challenging life situations or mental health issues. To become a psychologist you must earn a doctoral degree; qualifying degrees include a Ph.D., Psy.D. or Ed.D. To actively practice, a psychologist must be licensed in their state and maintain good standing. Psychologists are trained to administer tests that can evaluate a patient’s cognitive strength and weaknesses, intellectual skills, vocational aptitude and preference, personality characteristics, and neuropsychological functioning, explains the American Psychological Association (APA).

A psychologist meets with patients in an office and may work with a variety of methods, depending on patient need, such as cognitive, behavioral or interpersonal.  According to the APA, common reasons a person may visit a psychologist include:

  • Dealing with depression, anger or anxiety over a long period of time.
  • Help with a chronic condition that is interfering with their lives or physical health.
  • Help with grieving and other abrupt transitions.
  • Overcoming addictions.
  • Managing chronic illness.
  • Breaking old and harmful patterns of thinking or behavior.

What are the types of psychologists?

Psychologists are healthcare professionals who use scientific methods to understand the relationships between the brain, environment and behavior. Psychologists may focus on research — studying how the brain and various environments drive behaviors to better understand the issues that trouble patients and society as a whole — or they may focus on practice — interacting with people using therapeutic methods. The American Psychological Association shares some of the more prevalent types of psychologists:

  • Clinical psychologists assess and treat mental, emotional and behavioral disorders.
  • Cognitive and perceptual psychologists study human perception, thinking and memory.
  • Community psychologists work to strengthen the abilities of communities, settings, organizations and broader social systems to meet people’s needs — such as improving support for victims of natural disasters, or working to improve health policies.
  • Counseling psychologists help people understand and take action on everyday issues, career and work problems, and serious adversity.
  • Developmental psychologists study the psychological development of the human being throughout life.
  • Educational psychologists concentrate on how effective teaching and learning take place.
  • Engineering psychologists conduct research on how people work best with machines.
  • Environmental psychologists study the dynamics of how people interact with their environments.
  • Evolutionary psychologists study how evolutionary principles such as mutation, adaptation and selective fitness influence human thought, feeling and behavior.
  • Experimental psychologists study cognitive processes, comparative psychology (cross-species comparisons), and learning and conditioning.
  • Forensic psychologists apply psychological principles to legal issues.
  • Health psychologists specialize in how biological, psychological and social factors affect health and illness.
  • Industrial/organizational psychologists apply psychological principles and research methods to the workplace to improve productivity, health and the quality of work life.
  • Neuropsychologists and behavioral neuropsychologists explore the relationships between brain systems and behavior.
  • Quantitative and measurement psychologists focus on methods and techniques for designing experiments and analyzing psychological data.
  • Rehabilitation psychologists work with stroke and accident victims, people with mental disabilities, and those with developmental disabilities caused by such conditions as cerebral palsy, epilepsy and autism.
  • School psychologists assess and counsel students, consult with parents and school staff, and conduct behavioral interventions when appropriate.
  • Social psychologists study how a person’s mental life and behavior are shaped by interactions with other people.
  • Sport psychologists help athletes refine their focus on competition goals, become more motivated, and learn to deal with anxiety and fear of failure around competition.

How much does a life coach cost?

A life coach helps clients set and reach professional and personal goals, develop positive habits, and deal with stress. Some people meet with a life coach once or twice, while others form an ongoing professional relationship, meeting regularly in person or on the phone. The average national cost to meet with a life coach ranges from $80 to $130 an hour. Some coaches offer per-session pricing, especially for one-time meetings; expect to pay an average of $100-$125. People who want to work with a coach over a period of time to explore life transitions, career growth or lifestyle changes may be able to get discounted pricing in a package. For example, three 60-minute sessions cost an average of $300, four 60-minute sessions cost an average of $350, and four 60- to 90-minute sessions plus unlimited contact between sessions cost an average of $400. Some specific types of coaching, such as relationship or marriage coaching, cost more than standard life coaching. For instance, three 60-minute relationship coaching sessions cost an average of $500, four 60-minute sessions cost an average of $550, and six 60- to 90-minute sessions cost an average of $650 when purchased as a package. Training and experience can also affect the cost of hiring a life coach. An Associate Certified Coach, who holds a certification that requires only 60 hours of training and 100 hours of coaching experience, will charge less than a Master Certified Coach, who typically has at least 200 hours of training and 2,500 hours of coaching experience.   

How much do therapists cost?

If you are experiencing a challenging time, have mental health difficulties, or just want professional guidance as you move through life, a therapist can provide relief, tools and structure. The national average cost for a therapist is $80-$100 per hour, although prices may be higher or lower depending on geographic location and the experience and training of the therapist.

Psychiatrists, psychologists and licensed therapists are all health professionals who offer various modalities of therapy. Ask questions about the type of therapy they specialize in (such as cognitive or behavioral, etc.) and their area of expertise (such as grief, anxiety, body image disorders, etc.) to help you find the right fit for your needs. Therapy sessions are typically 50-60 minutes long.  The patient usually meets with the therapist in their office; sessions may also be held remotely (via Skype, etc.) or in a clinical setting. Psychologists, psychiatrists and other therapists who have earned advanced degrees will typically charge higher rates than other licensed therapists. Depending on your diagnosis, your health insurance may cover your therapy costs.

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