Counseling and Forensic Services, MA, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Alexandria
No matter where your path leads you the opportunity to heal is a gift. I have devoted my life to understanding the art and science of Clinical Psychotherapy. We get one chance in this lifetime let the healing begin today. It is never too late to learn how to trust, communicate, and love yourself again. Your life matters, family matters, financial stability matters, your friends matter, animals, and career. Live your truth, forgive forget, move on, and heal. Love and light are yours to hold forever., or call at (360)703-7171 FOR AN APPOINTMENT TODAY !
Your experience in therapy should be helpful and healing. Sometimes we seek psychotherapy for guidance, interpersonal, relational, and family difficulties. Experiencing depression, anxiety, stress, grief, loss, transitional changes, instability, crisis, are parts of life's journey. If you have questions please email me,, (360)703-7171
It starts with a light heart and a sense of humor, my ability to help you feel comfortable no matter the reason needing assistance to heal, communicate, learn about yourself or others. I will help you navigate your way through any situation. Love light, laughter, and healing begin with today.
Call or Email Counseling and Forensic Services for a free phone consultation now - (703) 291-1490


  • Years in Practice: 8 Years
  • School: Phillips Graduate Institute
  • Year Graduated: 2002
  • License No. and State: 0717001437 Virginia


  • Avg Cost (per session): $140 - $200
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans

  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • CareFirst
  • Cash Pay
  • Cigna
  • First Choice Health
  • Low Cost Couples Counseling
  • Low Cost Mental Health Assessments
  • Low Cost and Sliding Scale
  • Out of Network
Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit.

Additional Credentials

  • Membership: APA / 13286
  • Membership: American Psychology Association / 13286
  • Member Since: 2010

Counseling and Forensic Services's Groups

Teen Stress Management (DBT)

Professionally certified through the American Counseling Association Convention in Montreal Canada. Colette brings her skills training to support teens and adolescents to integrate communication skills. The development of DBT skills has been proven to increase improve emotional intelligence and regulation in every area of the lifespan.

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Vienna Behavioral Health

An ongoing unique blend of cognitive behavioral therapy techniques (CBT), and dialectal behavioral techniques (DBT) integrated within the group process weekly skills training groups,(360) 703-7171

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  • Family Conflict
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety


  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Alzheimer's
  • Asperger's Syndrome
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Codependency
  • Coping Skills
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Grief
  • Infidelity
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Men's Issues
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obesity
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Racial Identity
  • Relationship Issues
  • School Issues
  • Self -Esteem, Adolescents
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Video Game Addiction
  • Weight Loss
  • Women's Issues

Mental Health

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


  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: African-American and Other Racial or Ethnic Background
Alternative Languages: Some Spanish
Religious Orientation: Other Spiritual or Religious Affiliations


  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults


  • Bisexual Clients
  • Gay Clients
  • Heterosexual Clients
  • Lesbian Clients

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Adlerian
  • Applied Behavioral Analysis
  • Attachment-based
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Dialectical (DBT)
  • Eclectic
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Feminist
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Gestalt
  • Gottman Method
  • Humanistic
  • Imago
  • Integrative
  • Intensive Couples Counseling
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Interpersonal
  • Intervention
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Narrative
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
  • Person-Centered
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)
  • Reality Therapy
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Specialized in Family Therapy
  • Spirituality and Self Esteem
  • Strength-Based
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Trauma Focused


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group


  • Video Counseling
Last Modified: 02 Nov 2017
Counseling and Forensic Services, MA, LMFT, Marriage & Family Therapist in Alexandria

Counseling and Forensic Services

Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, LMFT