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Our licensed therapists and therapeutic support teams are invested in helping you achieve your mental wellness goals.

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When you receive counseling at Columbia Associates, you will develop a relationship with your therapist that enables you to talk openly, secure in the knowledge that they are invested in helping you work through any issues or problems you may have.

Our team of experienced and compassionate therapists is here to help you find relief from depression or anxiety, understand traumatic experiences, work through complicated relationships, and gain greater insight into yourself.

Individualized Counseling

There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to therapy. Every child, adolescent, and adult in our care deserves individual attention. Our mental health experts listen to your needs and help develop a treatment plan that supports your goals! We provide collaborative care all in one location and coordinate with your other primary care providers and mental health care teams when needed!

Taking the Next Steps Towards Mental Well-Being

How It Works

Reaching out to understand your therapy options is the first step in taking control of your mental health journey. Our certified and experienced therapists are dedicated to providing you with the support and guidance you need to take charge of your mental well-being. Here’s how to get started:

Step 1: Contact our team

Whether you call in or submit a form, a dedicated team member in your area will reach out to chat with you. They will review your unique situation, history, preferences, and scheduling needs to find a clinician who can best support your goals. They will also help you to understand your insurance benefits and walk you through our paperwork.

Step 2: Return paperwork

You will receive a link to complete the admissions paperwork. We value your time and have worked to simplify these forms. Returning this paperwork promptly will help our team to support you efficiently. For most people, the process takes between 5 and 10 minutes to complete.

Step 3: Begin your journey

That’s it—all that will be left for you is to show up to your appointment, whether virtual or in-person, to begin working with a therapist who cares about your success. Therapeutic support needs vary based on your diagnosis, issues, and goals for the future. Our clinicians provide support therapy to help individuals through crisis, behavioral modification strategies for improved functioning, skills training for social and communication problems, and goal setting.

Discover how counseling can help you or a loved one today.

The Support You Need, When You Need It

Why Choose Columbia Associates?

At Columbia Associates, we know you have a choice when you select your mental healthcare provider. Some of the reasons we are one of the best-known healthcare providers in the D.C. Metro area are:

  • Columbia Associates has been one of the most deeply community rooted and future-oriented mental health practices in the Washington DC Metropolitan Area for over 30 years.
  • Our team members reflect the diversity of our community and speak a range of languages to serve you better.
  • We are a thought leader when it comes to TMS therapy and other cutting-edge mental health treatments.
  • Our team is dedicated to providing excellent mental health services with compassion, understanding, and respect.
  • We offer a range of services designed to meet the needs of individuals, couples, families, children, teens, young adults—and everyone in between.
  • We know that your mental health journey does not end when you leave our care, which is why we emphasize the continuity of care in all of our services.

Columbia Associates is here to help no matter what you’re going through.

The Benefits of Mental Health Therapy

In today’s world, it can be easy to put off addressing your mental well-being. But it’s important to remember that mental health problems often don’t just go away on their own. Seeking help from a mental health professional can make all the difference in helping you cope with the stresses of life and improve your overall mental—and physical—health. Talking to a trained therapist can provide invaluable guidance, support, and strategies for dealing with difficult emotions or situations that may arise. Among the many advantages of seeking help at Columbia Associates are the following:

  • Clinicians who are part of your community and who are trained to give you the individualized, empathetic care that you need
  • A supportive environment to promote healing
  • A private setting to help support more robust relationships with self and others
  • Improved communication skills and interpersonal tools
  • Increased self-esteem and self-acceptance
  • The ability to modify self-defeating behaviors and address negative habits
  • Improved management and expression of emotions, including anger
  • Collaborative teams to meet all mental health needs in one local clinic

Treatment When It Matters

Our Therapeutic Philosophy & Values

At Columbia Associates, our psychiatrists and clinicians have deep ties to the community we serve and take pride in developing relationships with their clients to understand each person as an individual, not a number. To this end, our values are as follows:

Counseling at Columbia Associates

We offer a range of therapies and services to help address your mental health concerns, all in our convenient clinic in your community.

  • Individual therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Psychological assessments
  • Psychiatry for children, adolescents, and adults
  • Treatment for a range of mental health concerns, including:
    • Depression
    • Anxiety
    • PTSD and trauma
    • Personality disorders
    • Psychotics disorders, including delusional disorders and schizophrenia
  • Telehealth services
  • Services to address perinatal mental health concerns through The Perinatal Project
  • NeuroStar® TMS therapy
  • Spravato® nasal spray medicine for adults with treatment-resistant depression (TRD)

Your Journey to Mental Well-Being Starts Here

Take the courageous first step toward a new chapter in your life. Reach out for mental health treatment in your area today by calling Columbia Associates or connecting with our team online.