Ms. Deborah M Schechter

Counselor , JD , LPC

(301) 234-6393
I specialize in cognitive behavioral therapy, which allows me to work most successfully with clients on a wide range of emotional and behavioral problems. I also incorporate other theoretical approaches and interventions when called for, including attachment theory; and humanistic, pastoral, and psychodynamic approaches. I work with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. See my website: www.debbieschechter.com for more information.
My areas of clinical experience include depression; anxiety; relationship issues; couples therapy; behavioral modification for executive functioning, emotional and self regulation, and procrastination; trauma and PTSD; grief and loss; self care; mindfulness; spirituality; divorce; suicide treatment and prevention; and effective communication skills.
My office is .5 miles from Friendship Heights metro, blocks from Connecticut Ave. I offer day, evening and weekend appointments, and also work with clients using telephone and video conferencing (e.g. Skype).
Call or Email Ms. Deborah Schechter for a free phone consultation now - (301) 234-6393

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 8 Years
  • School: Loyola University Maryland
  • Year Graduated: 2007
  • License No. and State: PRC14127 District of Columbia

Finances

  • Avg Cost (per session): $150+
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepted Payment Methods: ACH Bank transfer, American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Paypal, Visa

Accepted Insurance Plans:

  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Coventry
  • Magellan Behavioral Health
  • Out of Network

Verify your health insurance coverage when you arrange your first visit .

Ms. Deborah M Schechter's groups

Clinician Supervision

I offer group supervision for clinicians who are working towards licensing or are desiring to improve their CBT skills. We meet alternate Sunday afternoons at 3802 Jocelyn Street, N.W.

More about this group

Location

3802 Jocelyn Street NW
WashingtonDistrict of Columbia 20015
(301) 234-6393
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Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Behavioral Issues

Issues:

  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coping Skills
  • Divorce
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Emotional Disturbance
  • Gambling
  • Infertility
  • Obesity
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Peer Relationships
  • Self Esteem
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Spirituality
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Weight Loss
  • Academic Underachievement
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Antisocial Personality
  • Career Counseling
  • Chronic Impulsivity
  • Chronic Relapse
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Drug Abuse
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Grief
  • Life Coaching
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Parenting
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self-Harming
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Substance Abuse
  • Trauma and PTSD

Mental Health:

  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Thinking Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Personality Disorders

Client Focus

Age:

  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults

Treatment Approach

Treatment Orientation:

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • Couples counseling
  • Eclectic
  • Family / Marital
  • Humanistic
  • Mindfulness-based (MBCT)
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Pastoral counseling
  • Play Therapy
  • Relational
  • Sand Play
  • Trauma Focused

Modality:

  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family

Nearby Areas

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Last Modified: 13 Mar 2014