AAAC - Adult, Adolescent and Child Counseling, PhD, MA, Psychologist in Bethesda
For 40 years, my specialties have included: Relationships, Intimacy, Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, Stress, Abuse, Sexual Harassment, and Foreign Language Counseling (Spanish, French, German, Japanese, and Chinese). Other focuses are Relaxation Techniques, Mindfulness, Women's Issues, Grief, Career Change, Aging, Conflict Resolution, ADHD, Adult Children of Alcoholics, Weight Loss, Smoking Cessation, Gifted Children, and Guided Imagery with Music. In crisis-oriented and intensive therapy, I welcome Adults, Adolescents, and Children in Individual, Couple, Family, and Group Therapy. Clients describe me as a warm, compassionate, brilliantly innovative, and effective therapist. My associates accept most insurance plans throughout Maryland, D.C., and Virginia.
Trained in Gestalt, BioEnergetics, Cognitive Behavioral approaches, Early Memories Procedure, Psychoanalytic, Rogarian therapies, and Dance therapy, I customize to the specific needs of each individual. Guest appearances include numerous TV and radio news shows: Oprah, Good Morning America, The Today Show, and Voice of America in three languages.
Listed in numerous "Who's Who" publications. I've authored four books on Intimacy, Relationships, and Eyes - The Power of the Eyes, Stingers and Clingers in the Dance of Love, and The Dance of Love: 10 Steps to Harmonious Relationships. Please visit StingersandClingers.com, MyMindfullness.com, WellnessSeminars.net
Call or Email AAAC - Adult, Adolescent and Child Counseling for a free phone consultation now - (240) 435-4843

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 42 Years
  • School: Duke University
  • Year Graduated: 1974
  • License No. and State: 00810 Maryland

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $120 - $130
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Fees greatly reduced for new Psych Today clients.
  • My associates have all insurances.
  • Out of Network
  • Out of network provider for many insurances, PPO.
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Specialties

  • Relationship Issues
  • Anxiety
  • Child or Adolescent

Issues

  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Adoption
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Alzheimer's
  • Anger Management
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Family Conflict
  • Gambling
  • Grief
  • Guided Imagery/Womens' Issues
  • Hoarding
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Internet Addiction
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Life Coaching
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Pregnancy, Prenatal, Postpartum
  • Racial Identity
  • School Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Sports Performance
  • Stress
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Transgender
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues

Mental Health

  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Elderly Persons Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Thinking Disorders

Sexuality

  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: African-American and Hispanic and Latino
Alternative Languages: French, German, Japanese, Mandarin and Spanish

Age

  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Categories

  • Bisexual Clients
  • Cancer
  • Gay Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients
  • Transgender Clients

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Adlerian
  • Applied Behavioral Analysis
  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment-based
  • Christian Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Compassion Focused
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Early Memories Procedure
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Experiential Therapy
  • Expressive Arts
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Feminist
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Gestalt
  • Guided Imagery and Music
  • Humanistic
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Imago
  • In-Depth
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Jungian
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Multicultural
  • Neuro-Linguistic
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)
  • Relational
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Transpersonal
  • Trauma Focused

Modality

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2017
AAAC - Adult, Adolescent and Child Counseling, PhD, MA, Psychologist in Bethesda

AAAC - Adult, Adolescent and Child Counseling

Psychologist, PhD, MA