Lisa Smith-Couples Counselor, MS, LPC, LCPC, NCC, Licensed Professional Counselor in Washington
Are you experiencing relationship problems? Feeling stuck, anxious, or confused? Working together, I can help you resolve problems and feelings that may seem overwhelming. Whether you're seeking couples counseling or individual therapy, I'll listen deeply and will help you forge a path towards your goals. You'll find an affirming, supportive environment and strategies to enable you to live your life more fully and joyfully. Clients have told me that my warm, non-judgmental, and collaborative approach helps them feel comfortable working through difficult issues.
If you're a couple, I can help you create a healthier relationship, improve communication, strengthen sexual intimacy, heal from an affair, explore trust issues, and resolve other problems. I work with LGBTQ and heterosexual couples, monogamous and open relationships, and couples with a wide range of sexual practices.
If you're an individual experiencing relationship problems, anxiety, trauma, loss and grief, intimacy problems, LGBTQ issues, or career transitions, you'll find a warm and accepting place to explore and resolve your issues. Conveniently located near the Dupont Circle Metro and downtown DC.
Call or Email Lisa Smith-Couples Counselor for a free phone consultation now - (202) 803-7244


  • School: Johns Hopkins University
  • License No. and State: PRC14471 District of Columbia


  • Avg Cost (per session): $170 - $270
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • License No. and State: LC4795 State of Maryland
  • Degree: Georgetown University/MS, PhD training-Communication
  • Year graduated: 1990
  • Certificate: University of Michigan/Sex Therapy & Sexuality Health
  • Certificate Date: 2017

Lisa Smith-Couples Counselor's Groups

Women in Their 20s: Relationships

A therapy group for women in their 20s who want to improve their relationships and work on underlying issues. Focusing on relationships, sex, self esteem, body image, sexual orientation/identity, anxiety, career uncertainty, financial issues, family stress, and life transitions.

More about this group


  • Relationship Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Sex Therapy


  • Addiction
  • Career Counseling
  • Coping Skills
  • Couples Communication
  • Depression
  • Divorce
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Life Coaching
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Spirituality
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD


  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Religious Orientation: Buddhist


  • Adults


  • Bisexual Clients
  • Gay Clients
  • HIV / AIDS Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Transgender Clients

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Attachment-based
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • EMDR
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
  • Existential
  • Gestalt
  • Gottman Couples Therapy
  • Gottman Method
  • Imago
  • Imago Couples Therapy
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Narrative
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Transpersonal
  • Trauma Focused


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group
Last Modified: 06 Mar 2017
Lisa Smith-Couples Counselor, MS, LPC, LCPC, NCC, Licensed Professional Counselor in Washington

Lisa Smith-Couples Counselor

Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC, LCPC, NCC