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Clinical Social Worker / Therapist in Washington, DC

Solutions & Results Psychotherapy, Coaching And Counseling Services

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Specialize in Helping Successfull, Stressed, Professionals
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In 2001 Solutions & Results emerged from my commitment to develop an independent therapy center with integrity, focused on emotional development and transformation. We provide individual psychotherapy, coaching, couples therapy, group therapy and executive and organizational development.

I specialize in helping successful, stressed professionals and executives to maximize their potential.

There are many reasons people seek therapy, coaching or counseling.
I understand how difficult it can be if you are experiencing any of the following and I have helped many people with:

Low Energy
Anxiety
Sadness
Stress
Loneliness
Self-esteem problems
Crises
Career Issues
Marital and other relationship problems
Grief
Anger
Or maybe you know you just don't feel quite right. I can help.

We will explore your experience together in a safe, compassionate, and caring setting.

Robert Hartford is a Systems-Centered Therapist (SCT). SCT* uses specific techniques to help achieve results. Being the only Licensed SCT* Therapist in DC and the surrounding area, means that when you join my private practice, you will get special attention. You will be part of an exclusive group of clientele, learning specialized techniques unique to SCT*. You can expect to get high level, sensitive, quality care, so you can progress and not be stuck in therapy forever.

Choosing the right therapist is one of the most important things for successful therapy outcome. But it isn't anything about the therapist per se, that makes that so. What matters most is that the two of you are a good fit. The right relationship is what makes the difference. So come ... explore ... and see if this is the fit that works for you. Together we will uncover your hopes and dreams, identify the obstacles and discover ways to reduce them, allowing for the possibility of turning your potential into reality.

I have heard it time and time again: "I've wanted to do this for a long time but I just didn't want to admit something was wrong with me. Now that I'm here, I realize it is not that something is wrong with me, I just want something more".

Therapy does not mean you're broken; it is a tool for personal growth. If you want to gain awareness and learn more about you and your potential for increased wellness and fulfillment, therapy or coaching can give you the tools.

SCT* and The Theory of Living Human Systems, developed by Yvonne Agazarian, finds that by reducing the constraints that prevent growth and development, energy is free to lead toward transformation. Don't expect to lie on the couch; this is not cookie cutter therapy and I will do more than just listen, say "yes", "hum", or "tell me more about that". I work along with you, using specialized methods and specific techniques to ensure you'll receive an excellent standard of personalized service. So when you join my private practice, you get my complete attention and focus on your situation so you can reach your goals over time. When you come aboard with me, be assured you'll get more than your typical psychotherapy.
Psychotherapy can often lead to:

more fulfilling relationships
better understanding of yourself
significant reduction in feelings of distress
better control over life situations
solutions to specific problems
lessening of depressive symptoms
healing of emotional wounds
increased life skills reduction of anxiety
greater self-confidence
a rise in self-esteem
better moods


In July 2012 Robert was selected as a presenter for the 18th International Congress in Cartagena de Indias, Columbia.

Robert received training with Rebecca Jorgensen. "Working with Couples: Comparing Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) and Systems-Centered Theoretical and Clinical Approaches" at the SCT* Conference in San Francisco.
Bio
Robert Hartford is an Executive and Organizational Coach and a Licensed Psychotherapist in Washington DC, California and New York. He has 13 years of post-masters advanced level training with the Systems Centered Training and Research Institute. He has been a director and presenter for the annual international SCTRI Conferences in Boston and San Francisco. In July 2012 Robert was selected as a presenter for the 18th International Congress in Cartagena de Indias, Columbia.

Robert has collaborated with George Washington University Hospital's Chair of the Department of Clinical Management and Leadership Development. The collaboration is in Development of a four-year communications training program for Medical Students.

He works with Executives individually and as an Organizational Consultant with Organizations in a variety of Industries including Legal, Medical, Hospitality, Educational, Banking, and various Government Agencies.

He has worked as Mental Health Practitioner with the County of Marin, California, as a Consultant to the San Francisco Unified School District where he developed and supervised the Intern Training Program.

He received his training at the Systems Centered Training and Research Institute, San Francisco General Hospital, Psychiatric Department and Kaiser Department of Psychiatry. He has worked with the Valley Aids Project, Stop Aids Project of San Francisco, Continuum Services, Philadelphia Community Health Alternatives, and the Aids Information Network.

Robert is committed to working with the community and to empower people to make choices that move them closer to living the life they want. He is passionate about encouraging and helping people to identify and reduce the choices that take them further from what they want and deserve.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Eating Disorders  Online / Phone / Skype Therapy
 Addiction / Drug Rehab  Educational Therapy  Pet Therapy
 Anger Management  Gay or Lesbian Issues  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Anxiety and Panic  Gender Identity / Transgenderism  Premarital Counseling
 Asperger's Syndrome  Gifted / Talented Issues  Psychological Evaluation / Testing
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Grief and Loss  Relationship Issues
 Bicultural Difficulties  Group Therapy  Self Esteem Issues
 Body Image Issues  Life and Wellness Coaching  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Caregiver Issues  Life Transitions  Sexual Dysfunction
 Chronic Illness  Loneliness  Stress Management
 Couples Therapy  Marriage & Family Therapy  Trauma and PTSD
 Depression  Marriage Counseling  Women's Issues
 Divorce  Men's Issues  Work and Career Issues
 Domestic Violence  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Certifications
 Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW)  Certified Group Psychotherapist (CGP)
 Certified Group Therapist (CGT)  Licensed by the Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS)
 Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Education/Training
Systems-Centered Training and Research Institute
Philadelphia, PA United States
1997 - 2013

San Jose State University
San Jose, CA United States
Graduated: 1997 MSW

University of St. Thomas
Houston, TX United States
Graduated: 1994 cum laude
Memberships
Systems Centered training and Research Institute, Member and Trainer
International Association for Group Psychotherapy and Group Processes, Member Presenter
American Group Psychotherapy Association
Metro Area Group Psychotherapy Association
National Association of Social Workers
Payments Accepted
Cash, check, credit cards
Hours:7:00am - 8:00pm M-F
License:LC50077702
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Location
1426 21st Street NW
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