Mental Health Counseling

Mental Health Counseling at Washington Nutrition and Counseling Group is with our licensed mental health therapists who are licensed and trained to treat a variety of mental health and behavioral conditions. All of our mental health therapists are in network with most major insurance companies. To schedule an appointment at one of our office locations or through our secure HIPPA compliant virtual telehealth system with your computer, smart tablet or phone please contact us.

Psychological testing is for individuals who have been referred by a medical provider for a specific behavioral evaluation or have done their own research and think they or a family member needs to be assessed for behavioral conditions. At this time our licensed psychologists perform psychological testing only for ADHD for adults and children and our licensed mental health therapists and licensed psychologists perform psychological testing for bariatric surgery evaluations at our office locations or through our secure HIPPA compliant virtual telehealth system with your computer, smart tablet or phone.

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WHAT TO EXPECT

At your first two 50 minute initial mental health counseling office or virtual visits your licensed mental health therapist will evaluate your condition(s), develop an appropriate treatment plan, and then most likely recommend 50 minute mental health therapy counseling follow – up sessions to work on your treatment.

INSURANCE COVERAGE AND RATES

All of our mental health therapists are in network with United, BCBS and Aetna. For more information about your insurance benefits including number of mental health therapy counseling sessions your insurance will cover and co-pay amounts please fill out our insurance verification form and we will send you an email with your coverage information. Self – Pay Rates If you do not have insurance for mental health therapy we will give you a superbill to submit to your insurance company for reimbursement 50 minute mental health counseling initial assessment ...............................$200 50 minute mental health counseling follow-up sessions.................$150

HOW DO I GET STARTED?

Contact us and our receptionist will schedule you with one of our mental health therapists for and initial 50 minute appointment at one of our office locations or virtually through our HIPPA compliant telehealth system or over the telephone.

Our Mental Health Counseling Services

To schedule your first initial mental health counseling session Contact us and our receptionist will schedule you with one of our licensed mental health therapists for an initial 50 minute appointment at one of our office locations or virtually through our HIPPA compliant telehealth system or over the telephone.

All of our licensed mental health therapists are in network with United, BCBS and Aetna. For more information about your insurance benefits including number of mental health therapy counseling sessions your insurance will cover and co-pay amounts please fill out our insurance verification form and we will send you an email with your coverage information.

Our Licensed Mental Health Therapists Treat a variety of mental health conditions including but not limited to the following:

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Depression

Depression is a widespread mental illness that causes intense feelings of sadness, hopelessness and personal emptiness. It can be brought on by stress, regret, trauma,

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Stress

Stress is an emotional and physical response to the pressures and demands of life. It is normal to experience occasional stress from time to time,

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Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are mental health diseases that are often brought on by stress. The term ‘anxiety disorder’ encompasses a number of psychiatric disorders – all

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Self-Esteem

Self-Esteem. It’s a nebulous term that is often used, but most of us would have difficulty describing what it means and what good self-esteem looks

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Anger

How do I get started with mental health counseling? Our mental health therapists are trained to help teach you skills to manage overwhelming emotions. Contact

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Relationships

Conflict is healthy and normal, and in most cases can be reconciled by the parties involved. However, sometimes conflict goes unresolved either due to one

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Separation and Divorce

Mental Health Counseling for Separation and Divorce can be with a couple to help them find common ground or individually to help people gain acceptance

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Marriage Counseling

Most couples in committed relationships know that rough patches are inevitable. No relationship is free disagreement or conflict, but partners can often overcome these obstacles

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Abuse

One of our mental health therapists can help you identify, assess and escape abusive situations. Abuse survivors will have support as they address their negative

Gender Issues

Gender Issues

Our mental health therapists help patients searching for their gender identity address all gender issues including finding the expression of gender that feels the most

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Trauma

When we experience events that leave us emotionally and psychologically scarred, it is described as trauma. Trauma can occur as the outcome of a single

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PTSD

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is a new name for a condition that’s been around for a very long time. Whether you call it shell-shock,

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Substance Abuse

Addiction is a dangerous, yet treatable disease. Unlike other types of illnesses, addiction requires the commitment and cooperation of the abuser in order to begin

Adjustment Disorder

Adjustment Disorder

How do I get started with mental health counseling? Adjustment disorders are stress-related conditions that normally you could recover from and adjust to the changes

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OCD

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder characterized by a need to perform certain compulsions or rituals for no apparent reason. Although some of these

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ADHD

Millions of children and adults across the country suffer from Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The conditions are collectively known

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Grief

Grief is a natural process that most people experience following a meaningful loss. Although everyone copes with grief differently, nearly everyone navigates the process in

Binge Eating

Binge Eating

Binge eating is defined by out of control eating and not being able to stop more than a few times a week which can cause

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High Cholesterol

We’ve all been warned about watching our cholesterol, and with good reason. High cholesterol can result in the buildup of plaque on the arterial walls.

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Diabetes

At Washington Nutrition and Counseling Group we treat Type I, Type II and Gestational Diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is usually caused by an autoimmune disease

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High Blood Pressure

High Blood Pressure, also known as hypertension, is a serious condition that can result in health complications from extended periods of elevated blood pressure, causing

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Fatty Liver

Non-Alcoholic fatty liver is prevalent in obesity and occurs when there is too much fat on the liver, causing an enlarged liver and other complications.

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Vitamin and Mineral Deficiencies

Vitamins and minerals are called micronutrients because they are needed in less quantities than macronutrients; carbohydrates, proteins and fats. Micronutrients are essential for your body

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Sports Nutrition

Athletes put their bodies through a lot of stress and conditioning in order to maximize physical output. In order to operate at peak performance, athletes

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Acid Reflux (GERD)

Acid reflux is a condition in which acid from the stomach is pushed into the esophagus, resulting in heartburn. Though nearly everyone will experience acid

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Food Sensitivity

Food sensitivities can cause irritable bowel syndrome, otherwise known as IBS, which is a disorder of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Medical experts continue to research

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Hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia is when your blood sugar drops and you become dizzy, weak and even faint. You can prevent hypoglycemia through nutrition; eating enough protein at

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Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that causes chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Nutrition is important for this condition because some foods such

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Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that is triggered with gluten, the protein found in wheat, barley and rye. Patients with Celiac disease can not

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Weight Management

Did you know… that more than 2 out of 3 American adults over age 20 are either overweight or obese? Unfortunately, problems with weight have

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Weight Loss

Many North Americans struggle with weight loss, whether the scale just won’t budge or fluctuates up and down like a yo-yo. Diet and exercise are

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Metabolism Testing

The metabolism measurement device is a handheld, portable device that allows our licensed dietitian nutritionist to determine your individual RMR, therefore establish an accurate calorie

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Micronutrient Testing

Micronutrient testing is an innovative assessment of your nutritional status; 33 vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants. If you are deficient in any one vitamin

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Weight Loss Coaching

For extra support, to help you stay on track when you are on one of our meal plan programs WNCG™ Meal Plans for Fat Weight

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Sleep

Good sleep is necessary for hormone level balance therefore mood, optimal health and weight loss. Sleep problems include sleep apnea, insomnia, sleep deprivation, and restless

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder in women resulting in excess male hormone (androgen) levels. An increase in androgen production can increase insulin

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Lowfodmap Diet

Food sensitivities can cause irritable bowel syndrome, otherwise known as IBS, which is a disorder of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Medical experts continue to research

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Food sensitivities can cause irritable bowel syndrome, otherwise known as IBS, which is a disorder of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Medical experts continue to research

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COVID Antibody Testing

It’s quite possible for someone to contract the COVID-19 virus but show mild or no symptoms. Our COVID-19 Antibody Test is designed to detect antibodies

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Alexandria, VA

2121 Eisenhower Ave, Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314

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Ashburn, VA

44031 Pipeline Plaza STE 210
Ashburn, VA 20147

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10411 Motor City Drive, Suite 500
Bethesda, MD 20817

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1200 G St NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20005

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Office: 703-552-2722 | Fax: 703-564-8567

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Email

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