Stephanie  Gilbert
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Stephanie Gilbert

She/Her/Hers

Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, LCPC Specialties Insurance & Fees Locations
Washington DC, Maryland Accepting Online
Updated February 2, 2024

Specialties & Expertise

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Life transitions
  • Perfectionism
  • Relationship issues
  • Self-esteem

Professional statement

Stephanie Gilbert is a licensed mental health therapist in Washington, DC, and Maryland. She specializes in working with teenagers and young adults between the ages of 13 and 30 years old. Stephanie has advanced training in treating anxiety-related concerns and is a Certified Clinical Anxiety Treatment Professional.

Stephanie’s clients often struggle with worried thoughts and irrational fears, which lead them to avoid social situations, seek out reassurance from others, or engage in people-pleasing or perfectionistic behaviors. These challenges often arise during major life transitions or may be associated with relationship, school, or work-related concerns.

With trust, encouragement, and authenticity, Stephanie gently challenges her clients to question their thought processes and reevaluate their behaviors. Stephanie’s clients feel a sense of comfort and confidence to explore and confront their difficulties in a safe, therapeutic space. Additionally, Stephanie assists clients in adapting techniques utilized during therapy session into homework assignments to continue their growth outside of sessions.

Stephanie aims to help clients learn ways to tolerate anxiety and discomfort, and ultimately respond in a healthier, more productive manner. Stephanie’s therapeutic approach stems from cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). Stephanie strongly believes in the rapport-building process and feels that a positive, trusting relationship is the key to growth.

Stephanie is currently offering virtual sessions via a HIPAA-compliant telehealth platform. Reach out to her to schedule a free, 15-minute phone consultation.


Specialties

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

Life transitions - Coping with difficult or impactful life changes, such as moving to a new area, relationship transitions, child rearing, or career changes; learning self-care to better manage resulting stress

Perfectionism - Coping with feelings of anxiety, stress, self-criticism, and procrastination; addressing unrealistic expectations of one’s self and negatively comparing self to others

Relationship issues - Understanding one’s wants and needs in relationships; exploring patterns of interaction, addressing concerns, and strengthening satisfaction in relationships and dating

Self-esteem - Cultivating self-compassion, assertiveness, and confidence; developing ways to reduce suffering, anxiety, social withdrawal, and self-neglect




Clientele

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

Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Optum
  • UMR
  • United Healthcare

Out-of-pocket fees

  • Individual sessions: $175 (50min)
  • Sliding scale: $125 - $175

Location(s)

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 5 PM - 9 PM
  • Tue 8 AM - 9 PM
  • Wed 5 PM - 9 PM
  • Thu 5 PM - 9 PM
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Online Sessions (Maryland)
Accepting new clients online
Currently Available Times
  • Morning (Before 10am)
  • Daytime (10am - 1pm)
  • Afternoon (1pm - 5pm)
  • Evening (After 5pm)
  • Weekends
Regular Hours
  • Mon 5 PM - 9 PM
  • Tue 8 AM - 9 PM
  • Wed 5 PM - 9 PM
  • Thu 5 PM - 9 PM
  • Fri Please inquire about hours
  • Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Work and Education

Years of Experience: 9 years


Loyola University Maryland, MS Clinical Psychology, 2015
University of Maryland, BS Psychology, minor in Human Development, 2013


Licensure

Washington DC: PRC15101

Maryland: LC12936


Languages

English