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Gaithersburg, Maryland therapist: Washington Psychological Wellness, counselor/therapist
Sexual Abuse

Washington Psychological Wellness

Washington Psychological Wellness is passionate about helping people live the lives they have envisioned by bringing values of honesty, kindness, humor and compassion to the practice. Therapy can inspire change, create greater self-awareness and improve one's life and relationships. Our clinicians provide a comfortable and collaborative environment in which you can take risks and explore different ways of thinking, feeling and being. Our aim is to help you gain clarity about the underlying causes of problems, provide strategies to help you cope and empower you to trust your inner voice and live each day authentically. Washington Psychological Wellness believes in respect and equality for all regardless of race, ethnicity, nationality, class, caste, religion, belief, sex, gender, language, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex characteristics, age, health or other status. We are currently accepting new clients. Telehealth (online) therapy options are available. Call now to schedule your appointment!  
10 Years Experience
In-Person in Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Online in Gaithersburg, Maryland
Rockville, Maryland therapist: Margie Schlesinger, licensed clinical social worker
Sexual Abuse

Margie Schlesinger

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Social Worker LCSW, LCSW-C
I have had the privilege of working and training in a sexual assault center for many years and this has increased my expertise when working with individuals struggling with this trauma. It takes courage to take the first steps in order to "come out the other side" with a feeling of self confidence, mastery, and healing.  
32 Years Experience
Online in Gaithersburg, Maryland
Kensington, Maryland therapist: Hypnosis Silver Spring, hypnotherapist
Sexual Abuse

Hypnosis Silver Spring

Hypnotherapist, Hypnotherapist certified by International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association
Sexual abuse is a particular form of trauma and PTS ("Post Traumatic Stress - I don't like the "D" for "disorder"). This work can be difficult. We will work through and resolve the memory of the original incident or incidents (there are often many, over a period of years), in gentle ways that do not require direct, painful re-experiencing. We will work mostly on the unconscious level to resolve the emotions involved, and the associated shame, guilt, regret, and grief. And we will use NLP and hypnosis to disarm the triggers that bring back the thoughts and feelings. This work can take longer than the 3-4 sessions that resolve most other types of issues.  
18 Years Experience
In-Person Near Gaithersburg, MD
Online in Gaithersburg, Maryland
Bethesda, Maryland therapist: Dr. Patricia Webbink, psychologist
Sexual Abuse

Dr. Patricia Webbink

Psychologist, MA and PhD in Clinical Psychology
I have seen many survivors of sexual abuse, rape and incest over the years. My relaxation methods and my zoom seminars help to facilitate healing, and many find them helpful. Please feel free to call for a consultation: 301-229-8000  
54 Years Experience
In-Person Near Gaithersburg, MD
Online in Gaithersburg, Maryland
Beltsville, Maryland therapist: The Caring Center, counselor/therapist
Sexual Abuse

The Caring Center

Counselor/Therapist, MA, LCPC
Having worked extensively at the Montgomery County Crisis Center in conjunction with the Sexual Assault Service I am very familiar with the trauma of sexual assault and abuse and how to deal with it. Unresolved issues in this area can greatly affect one's self-esteem one's sense of control, and one's sense of safety. I can help you work through that and help you heal the past and any difficulties you may be having in your present relationships because of it.  
43 Years Experience
In-Person Near Gaithersburg, MD
Online in Gaithersburg, Maryland
Waldorf, Maryland therapist: Cynthia Leslie, pastoral counselor/therapist
Sexual Abuse

Cynthia Leslie

Pastoral Counselor/Therapist, MA, CPRS
The trauma of sexual abuse can leave scars and affect how one shows up in the world. Dealing with secondary issues, such as lack of trust, fear, and other problems can help.  
5 Years Experience
Online in Gaithersburg, Maryland
Catonsville, Maryland therapist: Elisha S Lee, counselor/therapist
Sexual Abuse

Elisha S Lee

Counselor/Therapist, LPC
Sexual Abuse Recovery services provide compassionate and trauma-informed care to individuals who have experienced sexual abuse. Our therapy is centered on creating a safe and supportive environment for survivors to process their experiences, navigate the complexities of healing, and reclaim a sense of empowerment. Recognizing the profound and personal impact of sexual abuse, we approach each person's journey with empathy, discretion, and professionalism. Therapeutic Approaches for Healing * Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to address harmful thought patterns and beliefs resulting from abuse, promoting healthier and more adaptive cognition. * Somatic Experiencing to help survivors reconnect with their bodies and manage the physical symptoms of trauma. * Group Therapy where individuals can share their stories and gain support from others with similar experiences in a safe, moderated setting. * Psychoeducation to assist survivors in understanding the effects of sexual abuse and the process of trauma recovery. Objectives of Sexual Abuse Recovery Therapy Our Sexual Abuse Recovery Therapy aims to: * Assist survivors in acknowledging and processing their experiences of abuse. * Enable individuals to develop effective coping strategies for dealing with the emotional and psychological aftermath. * Foster a reconnection with one's body, addressing dissociation and somatic disturbances that often accompany sexual trauma. * Rebuild a sense of safety, trust, and control that may have been disrupted by the abuse. * Empower survivors to establish and maintain healthy boundaries in relationships. * Provide support in developing a positive sense of identity and self-worth beyond the experience of abuse. Healing from sexual abuse is a deeply personal and sometimes challenging journey. Our Sexual Abuse Recovery services are dedicated to guiding survivors through their healing process, offering specialized therapeutic interventions to help restore mental, emotional, and physical balance. With the utmost care and confidentiality, we are here to support each survivor in moving toward a future defined by strength, resilience, and hope.  
7 Years Experience
In-Person Near Gaithersburg, MD
Online in Gaithersburg, Maryland