Counseling for Individuals and Couples in Washington DC
Struggling or Stuck in Your Relationship or Your Life?
Don’t Despair: I Can Help You Develop the Strength, Resilience, and Skills to Thrive
The rough times and curveballs we all face in life are also opportunities to become stronger and more solid, to figure out what is most important to us, and to find a path to living in a way that we respect.
I aim to help you respond to life’s difficulties, challenges, and heartbreaks in ways that will help you create a more meaningful, connected, and satisfying life. I have nearly 30 years of experience helping couples and individuals, and I would be glad to help you.
For Gay and Straight Couples
Conflict • Trust • Sex • Intimacy • Affairs • Communication • Commitment
For Gay and Straight Men and Women
Depression • Anxiety • Relationship Difficulties • Career Issues • Feeling Stuck • Family Struggles
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To Help You Live Your Most Fulfilling Life
Michael in conversation on strengthening your relationship, navigating singlehood, resisting pressure to sell yourself out, moving past trauma, and other topics.
How I can support you
- Alleviating depression
- Reducing anxiety
- Improving intimate relationships and family relationships
- Effectively managing job stress
- Resolving struggles with sexual orientation
- Achieving a pleasurable sex life
- Healing from grief, loss, and other trauma
- Ending substance use
- Improving self-esteem
- Coping with concerns about aging
Michael is a great person to talk with if your relationship with a significant other is going through a rough patch. While there are a lot of therapists out there, I feel like he is well-suited to understand and help you address your needs. While it’s not his job to solve your issues, he certainly provides guidance that can help you help yourself–and your partner.
I think the best part of our couples counseling sessions is that we’re really learning to recognize our own part in our squabbles and learning some great ways to get a grip and behave way better toward each other…. We are a lot closer and much happier, and I think I can speak for both of us that we’re feeling resentful toward each other a lot less frequently…. I’d say that couples therapy with Michael is saving our marriage.
I could write a 1,000,000 word essay on how wonderful Michael has been for me personally and how he has helped me transform the way i relate to myself, my family, and my friends but even that wouldn’t give you a glimpse on how great he really is. I started seeing him after a horrible breakup from an abusive partner, and now almost a year later I feel stronger and more confident then I ever have.
Recent Blog Posts
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