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Adam Prestegord is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Alexandria, VA who specializes in LGBTQIA+ concerns, gender and sexuality, and insight-building. His practice is open to clients ages 18+ and up, and he welcomes individuals and couples from the LGBTQIA+ community. He is licensed in VA, DC, and MD and is an AASECT-certified sex therapist.
Adam enjoys working with clients who express self-curiosity, and enjoys engaging with individuals who are interested in how their past relationships are impacting them now, how their past beliefs are influencing them now. He mixes this introspective approach with tangible skills from therapy types like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).
When working with clients from the LGBTQIA+ community, Adam uses a client-centered approach, to fully understand where his clients are at and what their concerns are. That might be coming out to family, accepting themselves, or navigating a gender transition. Adam enjoys working with these clients to help them achieve their goals and create lasting change in their lives.
Relationships - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships, sex, and dating; navigating consensual nonmonomgamy and polyamory
Sexuality - Exploring topics of sexuality and identity; improving sexual functioning and pleasure; coping with discrimination and oppression; navigating relationship, family, and cultural challenges
Couples counseling - Addressing relationship challenges and life transitions; strengthening communication and feelings of security, desire, connection, and love; improving sexual intimacy
Insight building - Encouraging and supporting clients to build insight into the challenges they are experiencing; increasing coping skills and self-efficacy beliefs
Depression - Providing support and promoting healing of hopelessness, low motivation and energy, sadness, irritability, sleep disturbance, and loss of interest and pleasure in life
Anxiety - Coping with excessive worry, nervousness, or stress; intense discomfort in social settings (social anxiety); sudden and intense feelings of panic (panic disorder)
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Private Practice, 2017 - Present
Neighborhood Health, 2014 - 2020
American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT), Certified Sex Therapist, 2021
University of Michigan, Sexual Health Certificate Program, Sex Therapy track, 2020
Washington School of Psychiatry, Clinical Program on Psychotherapy Practice, 2017
George Mason University, MSW, 2012
Washington DC: LC50082630