Center for Effective Psychological Services

District Of Columbia Accepting Online
Downtown DC Not Accepting In-person
Updated September 11, 2020

The Center for Effective Therapy provides insightful, effective, and personalized therapy to young adults and adults across the lifespan, as well as international professionals. It is their goal to provide treatment that does more than simply address the symptoms; they strive to provide intentional, well-designed care for clients and affect positive change that ripples into all areas of their lives.

Claudia  Salazar
Claudia Salazar

Psychologist, PsyD

Ellen  McSweeney
Ellen McSweeney

Licensed Graduate Social Worker, LGSW

Luisa  Millan
Luisa Millan

Reiki Practitioner, Level 2

Katherine  Maestre
Katherine Maestre

LGPC, Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor


About


Specialties

Trauma - Coping and healing after threatening or scary events, such as witnessing accidents or experiencing sexual, verbal, emotional, or physical abuse

Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)

Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life

LGBTQIA topics - Exploring topics of sexuality, gender, and identity; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges

Race and cultural identity - Exploring topics of racial, cultural, and ethnic background as it relates to one’s family origins and personal identity

Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Parents
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Center for Effective Psychological Services is not in-network with any insurances.

Read about the benefits of seeing an out-of-network provider here.


Out-of-pocket fees

  • Ongoing sessions: $220 (50min)
  • Initial session: $220 (50min)

Therapist's note

We will assist you with  verifying your out-of-network benefits and filing your claims directly for reimbursement.


Location(s)

Downtown DC practice
1313 L Street Northwest, Suite 140, Washington, DC 20005
Not accepting new clients in-person
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8:00am-7:00pm
  • Tue 8:00am-7:00pm
  • Wed 8:00am-7:00pm
  • Thu 8:00am-7:00pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (Washington DC)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 8:00am-7:00pm
  • Tue 8:00am-7:00pm
  • Wed 8:00am-7:00pm
  • Thu 8:00am-7:00pm
  • Fri Closed
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Languages

English

Spanish