Counseling in Bethesda, MD. Find the Right Therapist.

Safe, effective, and caring. Affordable therapists near you in Bethesda, Maryland will help you make the changes you want.

Keith Miller & Associates Counseling

Keith Miller & Associates Counseling

Psychotherapists and Couples Counseling

8120 Woodmont Avenue, #205, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 | 202-629-1949

We are a large group psychotherapy practice, giving you a wide range of choices to compare therapist styles, expertise, and schedule. We specialize in couples counseling as well as helping individuals deal with all major emotional issues. Night and wknd hours available.

Carlos Durana, Ph.D.

Carlos Durana, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Licensed Professional Counselor

4933 Auburn Ave, Suite 208, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 | 301-654-0100

I am committed to providing a safe, supportive and compassionate space where you can experience and work through problems, experiment with potential solutions and gain information and life skills within the context of a helpful and caring relationship.

Meghan Renzi, LCSW-C, RYT-200

Meghan Renzi, LCSW-C, RYT-200


4405 East West Highway Suite 502, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 | 2404794894

Are you struggling with a change in your life? Do you look in the mirror and wish you saw someone else? Does it feel like you are stuck and like you aren't where you should be? Have you developed unhealthy habits as a way to cope with your current situation? I can help

Jonathan Ladd, LCSW-C

Jonathan Ladd, LCSW-C

Psychotherapist for Individuals and Couples

14504 Pebblewood Drive, North Potomac, Maryland 20878 | 301-309-8824

Looking for relationship help? Let me help you learn how to...relieve hurts & fears; glean wisdom from suffering; deal effectively with difficulties & differences; create rewarding connections; and get to that place of inner peace, comfort, confidence & lovability.

Joanne Irving, Ph.D

Joanne Irving, Ph.D


4405 East-West Hwy Suite 301, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 | 3019835788

Do you feel that something essential is missing from your life? That life simply isn't as fulfilling or vibrant as you'd like it to be? I can help you access your inner resources, deepen your self awareness, and develop strategies for overcoming the stresses of life.

Anita Gadhia-Smith, PsyD, LCSW-C, LICSW

Anita Gadhia-Smith, PsyD, LCSW-C, LICSW


4405 East West Highway, Suite 304, Bethesda, Maryland 20814 | 301-656-1404

Therapy is a journey through which we find our authentic selves and become the best we can be. My approach is to meet you where you are, and to help you to move toward your goals, overcome obstacles, and achieve maximum growth. Profound and lasting change can occur.

Related Sites:
City of Bethesda
Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists

Therapy Bethesda, MD

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Bethesda, Maryland contains attractions for everyone in the family. Those seeking to enjoy a newly released film can visit the Round Horse Theatre; be sure to stop by the concession stand to grab your favorite snacks. McCrillis Gardens is another attraction opened daily until sunset offering a shady experience for walking, talking, and enjoying pleasant weather. Here families and couples alike can enjoy the serenity offered by the scenery while engaging in joyful conversation.1 An amazing location for families with children and teenagers is the Imagination Stage Inc. This attraction has a children's theatre and incorporates drama, acting, as well as filmmaking. Furthermore, summer camps are offered annually, providing education in the arts for your family. For those interested in a friendly game or two of bowling can stroll on down to Strike Bethesda, which is appropriate for all members of the family, including young children. In terms of recreation, Merrimack Park has tennis courts and soccer fields, as well as child-friendly equipment.

Mental Health in Bethesda

The North Bethesda United Methodist Church offers intervention services to individuals and families that have a loved one that has attempted to take or has taken his or her own life. Their Yellow Ribbon Suicide Support Group guides participants in an exploration of the feelings associated with loss. As group members share their experiences, they provide emotional support to one another as they find comfort in Christian principles. The group meets twice monthly and is offered free of charge. Call 301- 530-4342 for additional information.2

Various vocational, educational, social, and recovery programs are available to Bethesda youth at The Landing. These interrelated programs provide a comprehensive skillset that helps kids overcome an addiction to drugs or alcohol. Support groups allow them to share their struggles with addiction as well as their successes as they work toward recovery. Further benefits are derived from study skills groups that keep kids engaged in their learning and on track to get their diploma. Job readiness programs assist participants in looking toward the future and planning for financial self-sufficiency. More detailed information about these services can be obtained by calling 301-840-2000.3

The Family Support Center fosters the emotional and developmental growth of school-aged children through a variety of school-based intervention, prevention, and educational programs. Families and educators alike learn to recognize the warning signs of behavioral health issues and acquire the skills to assist young people in overcoming their symptoms. The Family Support Center further equips children for good mental health by teaching them effective social skills, peer mediation strategies, and refusal skills to combat peer pressure. Crisis response services are also offered to children that have experienced some sort of trauma. Call the Family Support Center at 301-718-2467 to learn more.4

Current Education

The Counseling Psychology graduate program at the University of Maryland offers individuals an opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills required to provide mental health care in private or public settings. The program delves into psychological theory, and combined with field-based experiences and clinical practice, allows students to apply their knowledge in helping others overcome mental illness or maintain good mental health. With deep roots in multiculturalism, the program prepares students to work with diverse ethnic populations. Questions about the Counseling Psychology Program can be answered by calling 301-405-2865.5


1. Montgomery County Department of Parks. (2017). McCrillis Gardens. Retrieved from
2. North Bethesda United Methodist Church. (2017). Yellow Ribbon Suicide Support Group. Retrieved from
3. Family Services. (2017). The Landing. Retrieved from
4. Family Support Center. (2016). In School Programs. Retrieved from
5. University of Maryland. (2017). Counseling Psychology Program. Retrieved from

Bethesda is located in Montgomery County, Maryland. It has a land area of 13.25 square miles and a water area of 0.07 square miles.  The population of Bethesda is 62,024 people with 25,007 households and a median annual income of $144,772. .

Therapy Affordability Meter for Bethesda, MD

Extremely Affordable

Therapy in Bethesda is easily accessible for the vast majority of families. This area ranks high nationally among the top of all income earners, making mental health treatment and counseling in Bethesda an affordable option for individuals and families here with or without insurance coverage. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Bethesda public health department.