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Top Rated Therapists Around Ashburn, VA

  • 4 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
B. R.
Verified review

Raffi is great at honing in at the issue at large. And personally, I really like his style.

Find Your Sunshine
4.6
from 12 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 20 hires on Thumbtack
Benjamin T.
Verified review

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.

Recovery Counseling Center
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Natalie W.
Verified review

Avi was someone who was very professional yet down to earth. I felt completely understood and valued and was also impressed with the meaningful feedback and direction which I received in therapy. After looking everywhere for a competent therapist, Avi exceeded my expectations.

  • 9 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Lise V.
Verified review

Mr. Tsakounis (Thom) is a skilled and caring therapist. We came to "A Quiet Journey Counseling " center for couples counseling. My husband was very reluctant at first, but quickly found Thom to be a supportive and understanding ally. Feeling like Thom "got " him, and us, allowed our work with Thom to progress quickly. As a mental health therapist myself, I have very high expectations for fellow counselors. Thom met or exceeded my expectations! He is well versed in a number of holistic, cognitive behavioral and Gestalt modalities, and a genuinely caring human being. While my husband and I have more work to do, Thom has supported us and given us new tools to communicate more effectively in our relationship. I reccommend Mr. Tsakounis whole-heartedly!

  • 11 years in business
About

Rob Williams is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, Certified Group Psychotherapist and the founder of Aida Therapy. Rob offers individual and group psychotherapy for adults and couples and on-going programs in spirituality and mindfulness. With a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering and two Master's degrees, in Business Administration and Social Work, Rob has experience in public, private, and non-profit organizations and he now brings together his psychological acumen, business experience, mindful awareness, and multicultural sensitivity in his Dupont Circle therapy. Rob specializes in helping people with life transitions, addictions, relationship issues, anxiety & mood dysregulation, and LGBT issues.

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We provide mobile massage therapy, yoga therapy, mindfulness meditation, holistic nutrition, spiritual counseling, life coaching and more! We work with our clients on a holistic level to relieve stress and create great, joy filled lives!

Center of First Thought
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 5 years in business
Aryka B.
Verified review

The fall of 2014 was a turning point in my life. I was experiencing a crisis in that I was turning another year older and needed to find some perspective and direction in my life. My inability to truly understand my purpose created a state of panic and anxiety and I didn't know what to do. During this time I was referred to Center of First Thought. At first I was a little apprehensive about seeing a therapist but I was immediately put at ease. My therapist, Rose Shelton and I talked about my life path. I was able to put a lot of things into perspective. I thought of her as like a coach. Thanks to Ms. Shelton I have learned to see things more clearly and a lot of my anxiety about the future has disappeared. I am still growing and learning my path but I don't know if I could have come this far if it had not been for Ms. Shelton and Center of First Thought.

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Each lesson is uniquely designed to each students needs.

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Established over 10 years ago, we originally opened as Prince William Family Counseling and provided the community with trustworthy therapy services in a safe, welcoming environment. In 2015 the agency was purchased and took on new ownership and we became Woodbridge Therapy Group. With the recent change in ownership, we have expanded our number of providers, added more services, and renewed our investment in the community.

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I work with couples and individuals evolving through various stages of their lives, whether considering divorce, newly married, or dealing with other emotional life-changing events. While encouraging my clients to fully take part in the therapy process, I hold clients responsible for their progress as well. I've successfully treated clients coping with depression, sex/intimacy, infidelity, and anxiety issues. With sensitivity and compassion, I work with clients to help them enhance their strengths and determine solutions to unsettled issues. The techniques my clients find most beneficial include: • Relationship Detox • Enneagram Personality Assessments • PAIRS Daily Temperature Reading I am a licensed marriage and family therapist specializing in comprehensive techniques that will enhance the client's level of consciousness to help them in identifying unconscious behaviors that lead to relationship conflict. My therapy techniques have helped unblock and resolve the root cause of anxiety, marital conflict, depression and other emotional issues. My practice offers convenient options for obtaining counseling services, including: • Phone sessions • Face-to-face office sessions • Virtual sessions via the internet

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Stress can cause life in today's society, where we deal with many occupations and responsibilities, can be prevented in many ways. Trends indicate that more and more people need to seek help to be better; either to heal any disease or specific ailment or to feel more calm, de-stress and prevent serious problems. All one can do or use to feel better, welcome! Health happens everywhere, not only for our body, which works in harmony with our mind and our emotions, but also for our environment, our home, our workplace, our relations with the immediate environment and above all, or not aligned with what we are with our dreams and our goals. The more "tuned " we are with our true path in life, the greater the rewards at all levels. Because being healthy has a lot to do with being happy, peaceful, to feel useful and in what we like and we are gratified. Holistic therapy is a combination of techniques and methods aimed to work, consciously and unconsciously, the causes of diseases and imbalances in the body. The diagnosis is based on a set of information: a complete picture of the patient, the demonstration of specific symptoms, posture, body language, tone of voice, emotions, responses to specific questions, the energy state of the person etc. Based on this diagnosis, deciding how to work and what technique or techniques used during the session. The issues are varied, from depression to physical problems , emotional problems, relationship, etc. When working on major energy channels of the patient, we are influencing their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual state, helping you re-establish your own self-healing power.

Falling Leaf Wellness
5.0
from 1 review
  • 6 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Shelby L.
Verified review

Manisha's personality is so welcoming; the service I received from her left me feeling so relaxed and at peace. I'm looking forward to my upcoming session!

  • 20 years in business
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We all have years of experience providing psychotherapy and with our additional services of nutrition counseling and yoga classes, we are able to provide an integrated approach to managing stress, anxiety and depression and to helping clients develop resilience and secure relationships.

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Life & Love: Couple and Family Therapy was founded in order to provide empathic and supportive therapy focused on the unique and varying needs of each client. We truly value the opportunities we have to work with individuals, couples, and families to help build, maintain, and strengthen the many types of relationships that play an important role in everyone's lives.

  • 1 year in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Liza B.
Verified review

I was so overwhelmed when I started therapy with Sarah. She helped me sort through a lot.

  • 7 years in business
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We provide affordable rates for families that do not have insurance or that is not covered by insurance

  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Rachel P.
Verified review

Marilyn is amazing! She uses a technique during therapy called AIT which helps me cleanse emotions and negativity that I wish to release and helps me bring in the positivity to my life. Her style of therapy, gentle voice and authenticity has helped me from the first day we spoke. I absolutely recommend Marilyn's healing to anybody.

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Mindful Way Counseling
5.0
from 22 reviews
  • 14 years in business
  • 51 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Jessica A.
Verified review

Denise set a very calm and relaxing environment and made me feel completely at easy for my first ever therapy session. Highly recommend!

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I work with individuals, couples, families, and children. I specialize in relationship issues, depression, anxiety, self-esteem issues, trauma, family conflicts, and grief. My greatest intention is to help clients understand themselves better and improve their quality of life and relationships. I cater my approach to each client, responding to your unique problems and personality style. This is not a "one-size-fits-all" practice. People are not always aware of why they are feeling distressed, behaving in certain ways or repeating patterns. By providing a safe and thoughtful environment, clients and I collaborate to develop a deeper understanding of their thoughts, feelings and behaviors and to identify underlying issues that may be interfering with their quality of life. We all live together in the same society, but the complex factors that affect each of us create challenges that make it hard to lead happy, satisfying lives. Learning how to access our inner strength is something each of us is capable of, and this empowerment is the key to resolving confusion, pain and suffering.

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My services include counseling, substance abuse counseling, marriage therapy, anger management, EAP, ADHD, and DUI/DWI counseling

  • 1 year in business
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Play Therapy on the Hill is practice consisting of mental health and allied health professionals. Play Therapy on the Hill currently offers individual and group mental health therapy. Likewise, supervision for the Licensed Professional Counselor credential is offered. Seminars, professional development activities, and consultative services are also available. Concierge services are provided by our "mobile play therapist on the hill." Health insurances are welcomed. Sliding scale fees are available. Speech and language and occupational therapy will be available in June 2018. Play Therapy on the Hill is a family practice. We are capable of providing pediatric and adult mental health services. We have knowledge of modalities specific to children including play therapy, behavior modification, and psycho-educational techniques. Likewise, cognitive-behavioral therapy and positive psychology approaches are used with adults. Play Therapy on the Hill is a practice devoted to working with clients of a variety of ethnic backgrounds. We have special training in multicultural counseling and our therapists speak Spanish and are versed in Caribbean English Dialect.

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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

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 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.

Can a clinical psychologist write prescriptions?

To be able to write a prescription, a clinical psychologist must practice in a state that permits them to do so, and must either have a master’s degree in psychopharmacology or have completed the required advanced training program. According to the American Psychological Association (APA), five states currently permit psychologists to write prescriptions: Idaho, New Mexico, Illinois, Iowa and Louisiana. Many psychologists who are not able to write prescriptions work in partnership with psychiatrists, pediatricians or primary care doctors to help their patients who need medication.