Robert G Hartford, LICSW, LCSW, CSW, LSCP, EFT, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Washington
As the only Licensed Systems-Centered* Therapist in the DC area, together we will explore how to get more of what you want. In a supportive, safe environment, you'll learn methods to reduce anxiety, depression and identify patterns that may have served you at one time but are not working now. Initially, sessions will be focused on: Exploring the issues that are important to you - determine goals you want to achieve. We will begin to develop trust, respect, and a personal connection so that you feel safe and understood. Marriage/couples work I am Certified EFT - Emotionally Focused Therapist.
As 1 of 3 certified EFT therapists in DC - by the International Center for Excellence ICEEFT, this couples method, I practice Emotionally Focused Therapy, developed by Sue Johnson, a research driven model, with findings that 70-75% of couples move from distress to recovery with approximately 90% showing significant improvements.
A Certified Daring Way(tm) Facilitator (CDWF). Daring Way - Rising Strong programs are based on the research of Dr. Brene' Brown. I was selected to present at the XVIII International Congress, Cartagena and XIX Rovinj, Croatia. I'm an organizational consultant in industries including hospitality, government, education, theater and arts.
Call or Email Robert G Hartford for a free phone consultation now - (202) 600-8157


  • Years in Practice: 15+ Years
  • School: San Jose State University
  • Year Graduated: 1997
  • License No. and State: LC50077702 District of Columbia


  • Avg Cost (per session): $190 - $270
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
  • Accepts Insurance: Yes
  • Accepted Payment Methods: ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa

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

Additional Credentials

  • License No. and State: Licensed to practice SCT SCTRI
  • Certificate: ICEEFT International Center for Excellence in EFT/Cert - EFT Couples Therapist
  • Certificate Date: 2013

Robert G Hartford's Groups

Rising Strong(tm)

This workshop is Based on Brene' Brown's Research. It is a psycho-educational process, and focused on how to rise strong, after the inevitable falls will will face when we are living brave, and with our integrity and values.

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Systems-Centered* Group

This is a mixed group that focuses on reducing the restraining forces to the natural exploratory and developmental drive that we all have, to better reach our full potential.

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  • Depression
  • Relationship Issues
  • Anxiety


  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Career Counseling
  • Certified EFT for Couples Therapy
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Internet Addiction
  • Life Coaching
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Self Esteem
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Trauma and PTSD

Mental Health

  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders


  • Bisexual
  • Gay
  • Lesbian

Client Focus

Ethnicity: African-American, Hispanic and Latino
Alternative Languages: A Little Spanish


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


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

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation

  • Attachment-based
  • Certified EFT for Couples Therapist
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Emotionally Focused
  • Existential
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Gottman Method
  • Humanistic
  • Imago
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational
  • Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
  • Systems Orientation
  • Trauma Focused


  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group
Last Modified: 18 Oct 2016
Robert G Hartford, LICSW, LCSW, CSW, LSCP, EFT, Clinical Social Work/Therapist in Washington

Robert G Hartford

Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LICSW, LCSW, CSW, LSCP, EFT