Black Psychotherapy

We are a private practice in Bethesda, Maryland and Washington DC that is proud of our cultural diversity and ability to help people from all backgrounds and family types.

Some of us may have grown up in families that looked at counseling as a sign of weakness or mental illness. The need for black psychotherapy, therapy that is sensitive to the unique psychological and economic pressures on persons of color and ethnic minorities, has never been higher.

We can help you discover how therapy can become a key part of having a healthy mind a healthy body, and healthy relationships.

 

Maya Foster, LMFT
Psychotherapist for Individuals and Marriage/Couples

Office Location: Dupont Circle

Call Maya directly at 202-629-1949 ext. 1

Maya Foster is an individual and couples counselor, and a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT). She can help you heal and change the long-standing patterns that are obstacles to living a life of greater joy and freedom. Her expertise includes trauma, depression, anxiety, addiction, and relationship issues.

Working with Maya will bring you into deeper and more compassionate understanding of key parts of yourself. As a couples therapist, she actively helps create a productive environment in the sessions, and offers clear steps to create better relationship skills.

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Marjorie Nightingale, JD, MFT
Marriage/Couples Therapist, Sex Therapist
Office Location
Dupont Circle

Call Marjorie directly at 202-629-1949 ext. 7

Marjorie Nightingale is a marriage and couples therapist that is passionate about helping couples discover possibilities for healing and connection. She offers targeted interventions to especially improve communication and reduce conflict, and is skilled at providing necessary support to recover from infidelity.

Marjorie is a skilled sex therapist that specializes in treatment of sexual performance and arousal disorders for for men and women (low desire, anxiety, premature ejaculation, and erectile dysfunction). She can help partners successfully navigate sensitive topics like mismatched sexual desire, fetishes, painful sex (dyspareunia) or sexual identity.

In individual therapy, Marjorie is successful at treating anxiety, depression, anger, and relationship issues.

Marjorie brings a wealth of life experiences to her clinical practice, working as an attorney, non-profit executive, and director of a social welfare agency prior to becoming a therapist. She is currently a PhD candidate at Drexel University in Marriage and Family Therapy. Her numerous published clinical research has focused on studying couples therapy or sex therapy treatment for African Americans.

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Dr. Monique D. Walker, MFT
Individual, Couple, Family and Group Psychotherapist

Office Location: Dupont Circle
Call Monique directly at 202-629-1949 ext. 9

Dr. Walker is a couple and family therapist with several years of experience providing individual, couples, family and group psychotherapy. As a relationship expert, she has expertise working with communities of color, LGBTQI communities, as well as adolescent and women’s development.

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We provide counseling for:

  • Marriage and Relationship Issues
  • Premarital Counseling
  • Drug Treatment
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Anger Management
  • Mind-Body Counseling for stress management, grief, or illness

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