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Book 10+ of the best Women's Issues therapists in District of Columbia

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Dr. Shannon D. Howard, PsyD, LCPC, LPC, CSOTP

(she/her)

Dr. Shannon D. Howard, PsyD, LCPC, LPC, CSOTP profile image
LPC
21 years of experience
Empowering
Open-minded
Direct
Virtual
Dr. Shannon Howard is a highly sought-after professional counselor and CEO of SinClair McCoy, LLC. She serves as a sexual relationship specialist who focuses on assisting women and men with healing from childhood trauma surrounding sexual abuse. Her extensive educational background consists of dual degrees in both Counseling and Clinical Psychology with a focus on Philosophy and Women’s Studies. She also possesses specialized training in trauma relating to the treatment of sex offenders and survivors of sexual assault. She believes that every client is unique in their way and that each person’s story is different. This is the catalyst behind her coaching methodology. Using targeted strategies and personalized coaching approaches, she works with couples and individuals to help them transition from victim to victor. Dr. Howard helps clients face their past trauma by uncovering and resolving the root issue, assessing desired outcomes, and implementing a plan of action that leads them toward living a more optimal life experience. She is the author under the alias Sinclair McCoy of The Alternative book trilogy. She speaks nationally to the masses on a variety of topics including: Life After Sexual Abuse Finding Your Sexy After Sexual Abuse Regaining Your Body Trust And much more She is the owner of a private practice AND co-owner/ managing partner of a group practice in Maryland. She is a full-time psychotherapist, author & Dating/Relationship Coach: Services offered include individual & family counseling. She has been in the counseling field since 2002 and is passionate to serve a variety of clientele. Her thriving outpatient mental health practice serves clients located in the D. C. Metropolitan region and Southern Maryland. Currently, she conducts counseling sessions VIRTUAL ONLY. Whatever the area you are willing to target to gain a new perspective, heal or become empowered, she welcomes the opportunity to serve. I am LQBTQIA+allied, sex-positive, kink-friendly and nurturing to clients within this community. I also help clients navigate open relationships (ENM), polyamory, and non-traditional relationship arrangements. https://www.kapprofessionals.org/kap_directory/26449/dr-shannon-d-howard/ I Look forward to seeing you soon. Dr. Shannon D. Howard, PsyD, LCPC, LPC, CSOTP PLEASE NOTE: *I WILL CONDUCT ALL TELEMENTAL HEALTH SESSIONS VIA ZOOM. **I CAN ONLY SEE CLIENTS WHO ARE IN THE STATES OF DC AND MD AT THE TIME OF THEIR SCHEDULED SESSION, DURING THIS SUMMER SEASON, PLEASE BE MINDFUL IF YOU ARE IN ANOTHER STATE YOU WILL NEED TO SCHEDULE ONCE YOU ARE IN YOUR HOME STATE (DC OR MD). ***I AM NOT WORKING WITH COUPLES AT THIS TIME. **** I DO NOT OFFER COACHING SERVICES THROUGH GROW THERAPY IT IS NOT A MENTAL HEALTH SERVICE. *****ALL APPOINTMENTS ARE ON THE HALF HOUR (12:30, 1:30, 2:30, etc).

Next available: Apr 23

Charlene Mahan

(she/her)

Charlene Mahan profile image
LPC
13 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Hi there, I am a license mental health counselor licensed in Florida, Georgia, New York and DC. I obtained my degree from Troy University in Orlando, Florida. I have 13 years of experience working with clients. I have experience helping teens (13-17 years) and adults (18 years and older) manage their feelings of anger, anxiety, depression, career exploration/change, increase their self-esteem and others.

Next available: Apr 24

Kia Batiste

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Kia Batiste profile image
LICSW
5 years of experience
Warm
Empowering
Open-minded
Virtual
Welcome, I'm Kia! Life can present you with a million and one ups, downs, flips, and turns. All of this, understandably so, can take a toll on your mental health and relationships. Although we have these challenges, seeking support can be difficult. So, congrats on taking this step! You deserve a safe space to express yourself, heal, and grow to your full potential. I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in the District of Columbia and the founder of Free Your Mind Therapy LLC. I obtained my Master’s Degree in Social Work with a concentration in Interpersonal Practice, through The University of Tennessee. I started my career working with At-Risk Youth and fell in love with the field. Since then, I have worked with clients of different demographics, backgrounds, and ages. I'm eager to join you on this journey. Let's work together to restore YOU.

Next available: Apr 23

Blondine Alexandre

Blondine Alexandre profile image
LICSW
13 years of experience
Challenging
Authentic
Direct
Virtual
Blondine Alexandre has over a decade of experience treating adults. Blondine specializes in mood disorders, trauma, fertility struggles, and chronic illness management (including pain and sleep). Blondine takes a holistic and trauma-informed approach to meet each client where they are. My specialties include: Anxiety and Panic Disorders Depression Chronic Illness, Pain and Sleep Disorders Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Infertility Life adjustment/Relationships Health Behaviors, such as insomnia, tobacco cessation, etc...

Next available: Apr 23

Johneshia Riley

Johneshia Riley  profile image
LPC
6 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I'm a Licensed Professional Counsellor (LPC) in DC. I have been counseling for 9 years. I help empower individuals to cultivate better relationships with themselves and others through teaching tangible coping skills, I offer support for spirituality concerns. I primarily work with anxiety, ADHD, life transitions, stress-related issues, burnout, digital nomads, along with spirituality concerns. I use an integrative therapeutic approach including person-centered, solution-focused, and CBT modalities. I work with clients are ready to do the work and committed to their process of reaching their goals.

Next available: Apr 30

Stephanie Wachs

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Stephanie Wachs profile image
LICSW
10 years of experience
Virtual
I am eclectic with my therapy approach and start with where you are at and what best suits you! I often work with clients dealing with ADHD, Anxiety, Depression, or people coping with change. I’m body positive and LGBTQ+ friendly. I hope you will be able to find Ease to Flourish in your day to day experiences and find what can bring you joy.

Next available: Apr 23

Dr. Sarah Renee Langley

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Dr. Sarah Renee Langley  profile image
LPC
29 years of experience
Virtual
Hi! I am a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) based in DC, Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania. I help young adults struggling with career stress and burnout become the best versions of themselves. I obtained my PhD in Human Behavior at Capella University, a Masters Degree in Clinical Counseling at Eastern University, and a Bachelors in Psychology Degree at West Chester University.

Next available: Apr 30

Emily Simonian

Emily Simonian  profile image
LMFT
10 years of experience
Authentic
Intelligent
Empowering
Virtual
Whether you’re looking to improve your emotional wellbeing or find help for specific life challenges, therapy is a great place to start. I have 10 years of direct training and experience working with anxiety and depression as well as stress, self-esteem issues and general self-improvement goals. My approach is compassionate and interactive, tailoring therapy to each individual while providing support and feedback to reach goals. I consider it a privilege to work in this field and to have worked with diverse populations across California, the Hawaiian Islands and most recently, Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. ​ *Please note that as of January 2024 I am only providing individual counseling. Reach out if you'd like a couples counseling referral* Licenses & Credentials: ​ Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Certified Guided Meditation Instructor

Next available: Apr 30

Minyon Palmer

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Minyon Palmer profile image
LPC
23 years of experience
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Minyon has worked in the field of Mental Health as a Counselor for over 20 years specializing in survivors of abuse, racial trauma and career counseling. Minyon has a BS degree in Psychology and MS degree in Mental Health Counseling. Minyon is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Columbia.

Next available: Apr 23

Katrice Hollins

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Katrice Hollins profile image
LICSW
20 years of experience
Authentic
Solution oriented
Empowering
Virtual
Hi! My name is Katrice Hollins and I am excited to support you in your journey. I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Georgia and the District of Columbia who has been in the helping profession for 20 years. I have worked in a variety of fields including social services, inpatient mental health, foster care, special education, and school mental health. I am passionate about helping people to reach their goals and develop life-long wellness. As a therapist, it is not my role or desire to give you advice or make decisions for you. What I offer is a place for you to feel valued for who you are, exactly as you are. I will ask questions and help you process the answers. I will reflect on your values and feelings that allow you to make the best choices for your life.

Next available: May 8

Shae Travis

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Shae Travis profile image
LPC
4 years of experience
Solution oriented
Open-minded
Authentic
Virtual
I spent many years as an educator in public schools and as a counselor. Now I have the privilege to devote my full time to mental health counseling. My focus is to help families and individuals navigate through life's challenges. I'd love to be your counselor - whether you would like to do pre-marital/couples counseling, to consciously uncouple/improve co-parenting dynamic, or focus on self-work.

Next available: Apr 29

Kristin Young

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Kristin Young profile image
LPC
10 years of experience
Empowering
Authentic
Direct
Virtual
Welcome to the next step in your life journey/exploration of change. I am Kristin, I have worked in the field of mental health services for 10+ years. I provide services to BIPOC women and men by utilizing a client-centered approach. I have an eclectic background and range of skills in counseling; using cognitive behavioral therapy, solution-focused therapy, motivational interviewing, and systems therapy (MST) to encourage and inspire you to be YOUR BEST self. Helping families/couples identify areas of instability within their lives while altering their psyche so that they can reach their highest potential as families/couples and as individuals is my specialty. It’s critical to promote healthy living from a holistic standpoint – mind, body, and spirit to bring out the best in clients. I am passionate about helping people evolve, accept and change what is needed for them to operate within their normal. I work within the capabilities of you and/or your family to ensure services are effective and you walk away knowing you’ve achieved your therapeutic/life goals. I do not provide services for high crisis, eating disorders, substance abuse and/or OCD. With grows platform it allows me to services you through my private practice; if you would like to schedule a free 15 minute consultation to see if it will be a good fit please feel free to reach out.

Next available: Apr 30

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