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Clinical Social Worker / Therapist in Washington, DC

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Jennifer Kogan, LICSW

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Compassionate Focused Therapy
for Individuals & Couples
My practice offers inclusive and compassion focused individual and couple counseling and consultation. I help people learn how to observe their thoughts and feelings with less judgment. Mindfulness, empathy and self-compassion training is also offered. For couples, the Gottman method is an evidence-based approach to help you connect and communicate effectively to build a joyful connection and friendship with your partner.

My style is active, warm, non-judgmental with a little gentle humor, as well. I consider and honor differences in how men and women think and feel. Should you decide to consult with me, you will be comfortable and supported in whatever style suits you best. There is no one right way to communicate, the key is understanding what makes each other tick and learning how to connect effectively.

We all want to be seen and loved for who we are. We don’t want to feel stuck or worried or stressed. My practice includes counseling and support for individual adults, couples, interfaith couples, co-parents, new parents, families, mothers, fathers, teens, and women who may be struggling with the symptoms of postpartum depression. I also consult with parents who may have concerns about their child/teen and adults who want to make sense of their relationships with their own parents.
Bio
I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and family therapist with more than twenty years of ongoing training and clinical experience. I offer research-based strategies to increase feelings of trust, good will and connection.

In addition to my private practice, I am also a writer, editor and community builder. I have lived in the Washington, DC area for more than thirty years. As a family systems therapist I specialize in transitions across the life cycle.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Loneliness
 Adolescents  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Anger Management  Marriage Counseling
 Anxiety and Panic  Men's Issues
 Bicultural Difficulties  Online / Video / Teletherapy
 Caregiver Issues  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Chronic Illness  Premarital Counseling
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Relationship Issues
 Couples Therapy  Self Esteem Issues
 Depression  Stress Management
 Divorce  Women's Issues
 Life and Wellness Coaching  Work and Career Issues
 Life Transitions
Certifications
 Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)
Education/Training
Bachelor of Arts, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA,

Master of Social Work, The National Catholic School of Social Service, Washington, DC.

Level 3 Trained Gottman Method Therapy
Memberships
Founder, Moderator - DCTherapistConnect (DCTherapistConnect.com)

Member, Greater Washington Society for Clinical Social Workers

Member - National Association of Social Workers
License:LC 302938
Location
5236 44th Street, NW
Suite 4
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