Therapists near Bethesda, Maryland

Find the best therapists in Bethesda. The therapists below specialize in treating a range of mental and emotional health concerns, including anxiety, depression, work stress, relationship issues, and trauma. They have been vetted by the Zencare team for offering high quality, clinically rigorous care.

213 Matching Therapists with Availability

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Matthew Leary

Therapist

Accepting clients from Bethesda, Maryland

Existential crises & challenges - Mood disorders - Chronic illness - Trauma - Child and adolescent therapy - Family issues
 In-person & online
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Kristin Staroba

Therapist

Accepting clients from Bethesda, Maryland

Life transitions - Relationships - Anxiety - Depression - Couples counseling - Divorce
In-person only
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Diamond Clark

Therapist

Accepting clients from Bethesda, Maryland

Relationship issues - Couples counseling - Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Stress management
 In-person & online
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Anne Kelemen

Therapist

Accepting clients from Bethesda, Maryland

Caregiver stress & support - Chronic illness - Chronic pain - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Trauma - Traumatic brain injury
 In-person & online
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Global Psychotherapy Center

Group practice

Accepting clients from Bethesda, Maryland

Anxiety - Depression - Cultural adjustment - Couples counseling - Family therapy - Children and adolescents
 In-person & online
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Rebecca Whitmore

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Accepting clients from Bethesda, Maryland

Anxiety - Couples counseling - Parenting - Self-esteem - Trauma - Women's issues
 In-person & online
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Courtney Dinsmore

Therapist

Accepting clients from Bethesda, Maryland

Anxiety - Depression - Couples counseling - Loss and grief - Trauma - Relationships
 In-person & online
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Katie Zweig

Therapist

Accepting clients from Bethesda, Maryland

Anxiety - Binge eating disorder - Bulimia nervosa - Eating disorders & disordered eating - Perfectionism - Childhood trauma
 In-person & online
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Deborah Meisel

Therapist

Accepting clients from Bethesda, Maryland

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Anxiety - Chronic illness - Self-esteem - Stress management - Relationship issues
 In-person & online
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Matt Leshchiner

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Medication Only)

Accepting clients from Bethesda, Maryland

ADHD - Anxiety - Autism spectrum disorder - Bipolar disorder - Borderline personality disorder - Schizophrenia
 In-person & online
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Christine Zepka

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Accepting clients from Bethesda, Maryland

Trauma - Depression - Anxiety - Mindfulness - Couples counseling - ADHD
In-person only
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Margot Lamson

Therapist

Accepting clients from Bethesda, Maryland

Anxiety - Depression - Trauma - Mindfulness - ADHD - Social skills
In-person only
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Resolve Psychological Services

Group practice

Accepting clients from Bethesda, Maryland

Anxiety - Couples counseling - Depression - Eating disorders & disordered eating - Relationship issues - Trauma
In-person only
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Cheryl Hughes

Therapist

Accepting clients from Bethesda, Maryland

Anxiety - Chronic illness - Existential crisis & challenges - Life transitions - Loss, grief, and bereavement - Stress management
 In-person & online
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Molly Rosenstein

Therapist

Accepting clients from Bethesda, Maryland

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Anxiety - Depression - Family issues - Life transitions - Relationship issues
 In-person & online
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Ariel VanDoren

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Accepting clients from Bethesda, Maryland

Trauma - Grief, loss, and bereavement - Adjustment difficulties and disorders - Pregnancy, perinatal, postpartum mental health
In-person only
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Shakti Therapy

Group practice

Accepting clients from Bethesda, Maryland

Anxiety - Perfectionism - Life transitions - Relationship issues - Self-esteem - Addiction
In-person only
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Emma Nowicki

Therapist

Accepting clients from Bethesda, Maryland

Adjustment difficulties & disorders - Anxiety - Depression - Relationship issues - Stress management - Burnout
 In-person & online
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Aimee Ruscio

Therapist

Accepting clients from Bethesda, Maryland

Trauma - LGBTQIA topics - Veterans' issues - Relationships - Depression - Anxiety
 In-person & online
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Curren Trusty

Therapist

Accepting clients from Bethesda, Maryland

Premarital counseling - Life coaching - Communication issues - Self-care - Interracial, interethnic, interfaith, & interclass couples - Immigrants & children of immigrants
 In-person & online
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Brie Van Widenfelt

Therapist

Accepting clients from Bethesda, Maryland

Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Relationship issues
 In-person & online
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Ida C DeLiberis

Therapist

Accepting clients from Bethesda, Maryland

Anxiety - Depression - Infertility counseling - Life transitions - Relationship issues - Women's issues
 In-person & online
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TrueYou Center

Group practice

Accepting clients from Bethesda, Maryland

Child mental health - Couples counseling - Childhood trauma - Adult Mental Health - Depression - Drug addiction & abuse
 In-person & online
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Caring Through Healing, LLC

Group practice

Accepting clients from Bethesda, Maryland

Anxiety - Borderline personality disorder - Couples counseling - Depression - Life transitions - Loss, grief, and bereavement
 In-person & online
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Brooke Bralove

Therapist

Accepting clients from Bethesda, Maryland

Depression - Anxiety - Relationship issues - Trauma - Sex therapy - Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART)
 In-person & online
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Jeannette Craigfeld

Therapist

Accepting clients from Bethesda, Maryland

Anxiety - Gender identity & transgender health - LGBTQIA, gender, & sexuality topics - Perfectionism - Self-esteem - Social anxiety
 In-person & online
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Gena Penn

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Medication Only)

Accepting clients from Bethesda, Maryland

ADHD - Anxiety - Depression - Insomnia & sleep issues - Social anxiety - Adolescent mental health
 In-person & online
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Rob Stewart

Therapist

Accepting clients from Bethesda, Maryland

Anxiety - Depression - Relationship issues - Anger management - Stress management - ADHD
 In-person & online
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Kaki Tipler

Therapist

Accepting clients from Bethesda, Maryland

Body image - Anxiety - College & graduate student mental health - Relationship issues - Loneliness - Self-esteem
 In-person & online
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Nikki Ford

Therapist

Waitlist

Anxiety - Depression - Life transitions - Stress management - Substance abuse - Trauma
 In-person & online

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FAQs about how to find a therapist in Bethesda, Maryland

How do I find a therapist in Bethesda, Maryland?

Find a therapist near you in Bethesda, Maryland on Zencare. Narrow your search by using filters like insurance, therapy budget specialty, and provider identity. Mental health professionals on Zencare are vetted for their extensive experience treating individual adults, children and adolescents, as well as couples and families. Explore each potential therapist profile to learn more about their specialties, and watch an introductory video to get a sense of their personality. Book a free initial call to find the right therapist for you!

Does insurance cover therapy in Bethesda, Maryland?

Yes, most Bethesda, Maryland health insurance carriers provide mental health benefits that cover therapy. However, the exact amount of coverage will vary based on the plan details and whether the selected provider is in-network or out-of-network with your insurance. If the therapist is in-network with your insurance, you’ll pay only a copay at each session after meeting your annual deductible. If the therapist is out-of-network with your insurance, you may still be able to receive reimbursement after paying the fee at the time of therapy session. If you have a PPO or POS insurance plan, you can likely receive some reimbursement when you see a therapist out-of-network in Bethesda, Maryland. If you have an HMO, EPO, or Medicaid/Medicare plan, you likely cannot receive reimbursement, and would be responsible for the full out-of-network session fee. Note that services designed to treat topics which are not diagnosed mental health conditions, such as couples counseling and life coaching, are not typically covered by health insurance. The potential mental health provider must also be a licensed therapist in your state for the insurance company to cover services.

How do I find an affordable therapist in Bethesda, Maryland?

Therapists located in Bethesda, Maryland offer session fees from <$100/session. To find a therapist who meets your budget, filter by session fee on Zencare. Many therapists offer a sliding scale, or a range of session fees based on financial need to clients who would not otherwise be able to afford typical therapy rates in Bethesda, Maryland. If you are struggling to pay for therapy, consider asking for a sliding scale, looking for an in-network therapist, or seeking services through a local agency, college counseling center, or hospital.

How can I make an appointment with a therapist in Bethesda, Maryland?

Start your search for an appointment with a therapist in Bethesda, Maryland on Zencare. Many mental health professionals located in Bethesda, Maryland require clients to have an introductory call before booking a full appointment online. In this free call, the prospective therapist will ask about your goals for treatment, and make sure that their skills, specialized training, and scope of private practice are a match for your mental health issues. At the same time, you should assess if you feel comfortable talking with the therapist, as studies show that the most important determinant of successful therapy is the relationship between therapist and client. After an initial call, you’ll typically be given the option to book an appointment with the therapist, or continue your search if it’s not a good fit. At the initial session, you’ll likely discuss the therapeutic process and determine goals for your personal growth. Common therapy goals include learning effective coping strategies to deal with negative feelings, increasing self-awareness, and gaining a deeper understanding and insight into relationship patterns.

How can I find a therapist in Bethesda, Maryland who sees clients after hours?

Find a therapist who sees clients after hours on Zencare. Many therapists in Bethesda, Maryland offer appointments outside of traditional business hours. Simply filter by Office Hours under More Filters to choose the time of day that works best for you, whether that be early morning before work, in the evenings, or even over the weekend. After hours sessions are a good option for busy individuals, couples, and families dealing with hectic schedules and who need a flexible option for their mental health care.

How do I find a therapist in Bethesda, Maryland who offers in-person sessions?

Find a therapist who offers in-person sessions on Zencare. Many therapists in Bethesda, Maryland have resumed offering in-person sessions; you can filter by “In-Person” to find a provider who is accepting new clients for in-office sessions. You can also search by map to find providers in Bethesda, Maryland near you. While some clients prefer in-person sessions because they offer a safe, neutral ground for the session to take place, for the widest range of therapist options, consider expanding your search to also include providers licensed in your state who offer telehealth, or therapy sessions via remote video call.

How do I find a therapist in Bethesda, Maryland who offers online sessions?

Find a therapist who offers online sessions on Zencare. Most therapists in Bethesda, Maryland continue to offer appointments online; you can filter by “Online” to find a provider who is accepting new clients for teletherapy sessions. In order to see a therapist, they must be licensed to provide online sessions to clients living in your state. Online therapy is different from text therapy, or asynchronous therapy; online therapy offers the same consistent relationship with a local Bethesda, Maryland therapist that an in-person session would, with sessions taking place via phone or a video sessions through a secure teletherapy platform. Online therapy sessions are a convenient way to find a therapist near Bethesda, Maryland without leaving the comfort of your home or office.

Where can I get mental health therapy in Bethesda, Maryland?

Start your search for mental health therapy in Bethesda, Maryland on Zencare. Many therapists are quality-vetted for excellence in clinical care. When you’re struggling with your mental health, it might be time to seek professional support in the form of counseling services, couples therapy, or psychiatric medication management. There are a wide range of private practice therapists to choose from in Bethesda, Maryland; consider narrowing your search by criteria like insurance carrier, therapy budget, specialty, or provider identity to find a great fit!

How can I start therapy in Bethesda, Maryland?

Start your search for a great therapist in Bethesda, Maryland on Zencare. First, consider any logistic limitations, like how far you are willing to travel outside of Bethesda, Maryland or if you are open to online sessions with a local provider. Also consider how much your therapy budget is, and when you are available for therapy. Then, make a list of priorities for your ideal therapist: do they match your identity, or have expertise in a specific area like anxiety or depression? There is no one reason to start therapy; many individuals in Bethesda, Maryland go see a therapist when they need help to move forward through a difficult time, cope with symptoms of a mental illness such as a mood disorder, navigate life transitions, process relationship difficulties or improve their behavioral health. Use your priorities to filter on Zencare by insurance, speciality, and availability. Look through a few provider profiles to find the therapist you might click with, watch their introductory videos, and book a free call to find a great personal fit!

What kinds of mental health providers are available in Bethesda, Maryland?

There are many different kinds of mental health providers available in Bethesda, Maryland, including psychologists, clinical social workers, and mental health counselors. As long as the provider is licensed in your state, the factor that matters most to therapy outcomes is the therapeutic alliance, or the relationship you build with your therapist. Common types of therapy provided in Bethesda, Maryland include cognitive therapies, like Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and insight-oriented therapies like psychodynamic therapy. Other providers offer a blend of techniques for a more interpersonal, holistic approach. Some mental health therapists in Bethesda, Maryland also offer specialized treatment services, like couples therapy, premarital counseling, and family therapy. While most Bethesda, Maryland providers are qualified to treat general challenges, like depression, anxiety disorders, trauma, relationship difficulties, and low self-esteem, for concerns such as substance abuse, personality disorders, and eating disorders, consider seeking expert care. Together with your therapist, you’ll build a treatment plan that addresses your reasons for seeking therapy and monitor progress toward your wellness goals and overall well being.

How does paying for therapy work in Bethesda, Maryland?

There are several options for paying for therapy in Bethesda, Maryland. For many people, the most affordable way to seek mental health services is to look for a provider who is in-network with your insurance. Due to high demand and low availability, in-network providers often have long waitlists; to widen your options and start therapy sooner, you might also consider looking for an out-of-network provider. When you see an out-of-network therapist in Bethesda, Maryland, you can ask for a sliding scale if you are unable to afford their typical session fees, or seek reimbursement from your insurance company if you have a PPO or POS plan. For clients who have an insurance plan with a high deductible and low medical costs, therapy costs are often comparable when you see a therapist in- or out-of-network. While paying for therapy can be a substantial investment, it’s also a great way to improve relationships, boost self-esteem, address symptoms of mental illness, and ultimately live a happier, more self-directed life.