Clients (individuals or couples) in need of help with relationship issues, self-esteem concerns, depression, anxiety, and motivation will benefit from my approach. I've developed specific treatment modalities which create goal achievement in a solution focused atmosphere. With the future in sight, we work together to make your dreams reality.
CFM provides unique cognitive therapy for individuals and couples to reach their full potential and lead happier lives. CFM also offers group therapy for adults and teens, school admissions testing, group therapy for weight loss, and focused solutions to help you overcome all obstacles in your life.
My practice incorporates such achievement specific interventions and therapies as neuro-linguistic programming, hypnotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and solution focused therapy.
Take the first step to help. Call or Email Stewart A Zelman now - (301) 485-6914


  • Years in Practice: 20+ Years
  • School: Florida Institute of Technology
  • Year Graduated: 1982
  • License No. and State: 01970 Maryland


  • Avg Cost (per session): $150 - $250
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: American Express, Check, Health Savings Account, Mastercard, Visa
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Stewart A Zelman's Groups

Beating Addiction from the INSIDE OUT!

At Centers for Motivation we believe that addiction runs more deeply than the physical, neuro-biological, and predisposed genetics that are common to addiction treatment today. While cognitive therapies provide temporary bandaids, much deeper issues need exploration to get to the heart of why we relapse. With thirty years of experience, Dr. Zelman is recognized as a leader in this field, and has developed group interventions that work over the long term. Begin your new life today, free of from the bondage of addiction.

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The Life I Want to Lead, the Person I Want to Be.

Afraid to be you? Fear and anxiety get in the way of our goals and achievements. This ten week program is designed to help you overcome these obstacles and become the person you have always wanted to be. Incorporating newly developed techniques in setting goals and how to achieve them, Dr. Zelman offers thirty years of experience in therapeutically guiding clients to a new life. People can and do change for the better every day. Come see how, and join those who live happy and complete lives.

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Manage Your Psychology for Permanent Weight Loss

Using psycho-education, hypnotherapy, dynamic psychotherapy, and mutual support we focus on generating a positive healthy outcome over the course of ten weeks. Having successfully run this group many times, it is ongoing throughout the year, and begins on quarterly intervals. Contact our office for the next group scheduled!

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  • Eating Disorders
  • Relationship Issues
  • Depression


  • ADHD
  • Academic Underachievement
  • Addiction
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Career Counseling
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Divorce
  • Hypnosis
  • Life Coaching
  • Obesity
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Weight Loss

Mental Health

  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders

Client Focus


  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Coaching
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2014
Stewart A Zelman, PhD, Psychologist in Bethesda

Stewart A Zelman

Psychologist, PhD