Christine  Zepka
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Christine Zepka

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, LICSW
Washington DC Accepting Online
Dupont Circle Accepting In-person
Updated June 1, 2021

Specialties & Expertise

  • Trauma
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Mindfulness
  • Couples counseling
  • ADHD

Professional statement

Christine Zepka is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in Washington, DC. She specializes in depression, anxiety, mindfulness, couples counseling, and ADHD. She also has extensive training and knowledge in trauma.

In sessions, Christine incorporates a variety of tools and techniques to ensure clients receive personalized, highly efficient care. This might include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to address negative-thought processing, or humanistic therapy to help clients reconnect with happier times in order to make their way out of particularly low points. She also enjoys working from a mindful standpoint, which might include body-based approaches such as breathing exercises and meditations to help her clients soothe their busy minds.

Christine is highly involved and engaged in sessions, often providing psychoeducation to inform clients, thereby furthering their self-empowerment in treatment. Her office is located near George Washington University, where she welcomes couples, teens, veterans, young adults, and adults across the lifespan.


Message to clients

Emotional and psychological stress can not only be disruptive but it can create significant difficulties in reaching your life goals. My clinical focus involves working collaboratively with you to identify and treat painful symptoms that can lead to struggles in work, school and relationships.


Specialties

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

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

Mindfulness - Developing practices to encourage a state of active, open attention on the present

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

ADHD - Skill-building and support around organizational challenges, distracted attention, procrastination; building and maintaining healthy routines and structure




Clientele

  • Adults (24+)
  • Couples
  • Parents
  • Teenagers (13-18)
  • Young adults (18-24)

Insurance

Christine Zepka 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: $155 (50min)
  • Initial session: $155 (50min)
  • Couples sessions: $170 (50min)
  • Family sessions: $170 (50min)

Additional session information

Out-of-network billing options

This provider can support you in getting reimbursement from your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement. Here are the out-of-network billing options they provide:

  • Super billing
Payment options
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
  • Debit Card
  • PayPal
Session frequency

Frequency of sessions this provider offers to see clients once you are an established client.

  • As needed

Location(s)

Dupont Circle practice
908 New Hampshire Avenue Northwest, Suite 601, Washington, Washington DC 20037
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-8:00pm
  • Tue 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Wed 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Thu 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Fri 8:00am-8:00pm
  • 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-8:00pm
  • Tue 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Wed 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Thu 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Fri 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Private practice, 2010 - Present
GWU Hospital, 2014 - 2018
Inova Health Systems, 2009 - 2015
Veteran's Affairs Medical Center, 2008 - 2009
National Suicide Hotline, 2004 - 2005

Virginia Commonwealth University, MSW, 2009
George Mason University, BS, 2005


Languages

English