Christine  Zepka

Christine Zepka

Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker, LICSW

Christine is accepting clients for morning, daytime, and evening appointments (updated October 29, 2019)


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


General expertise


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

  • Initial session: $145 (50min)

Therapist's note

Christine can provide you with paperwork for your insurance company if you are seeking out-of-network reimbursement.


Location(s)

Dupont Circle practice

908 New Hampshire Avenue Northwest

Suite 601

Washington, DC 20037

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
Virginia Commonwealth University, MSW, 2009
Veteran's Affairs Medical Center, 2008 - 2009
George Mason University, BS, 2005
National Suicide Hotline, 2004 - 2005


Languages

  • English