Meet Our Staff

Each of our highly trained and experienced therapists is an independent contractor affiliated with Keith Miller Counseling, LLC.  There are variations between each therapist regarding fees and client-clinician policies, which you can see by clicking “read more” under each counselor’s name.

Please feel free to inquire directly with any of our therapists about their qualifications and expertise by calling the number listed below, or call to speak to our referral coordinator:

202-629-1949 ext. 0 

DC Counselor Keith Miller Keith Miller, LICSW, LCSW-C
Psychotherapist and Founder
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
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Office location: Dupont Circle (Washington DC) and Bethesda, MD 

Call Keith directly at 202-629-1949 ext. 2

Mr. Keith Miller is a licensed clinical social worker, certified Imago Relationship Therapist and certified Internal Family Systems (IFS) therapist. He works with couples and individuals and specializes in relationship issues as well as mindfulness-based therapy for anxiety and stress reduction. He has studied and trained extensively with top innovators in psychotherapy and has undergone intensive post-graduate psychotherapy training. He combines two systematic forms of psychotherapy in his practice and has years of first-hand personal experience learning about successfully making change happen within a relationship and for personal growth. Keith is the author of Love Under Repair: How to Save Your Marriage and Survive Couples Therapy.

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DC Counselor Sam Allen Samuel Allen, PhD(c), LGMFT
Couples and Family Therapist

Office Location: Dupont Circle

Call Sam directly at 202-629-1949 ext. 11

Sam Allen is a couples and family therapist with a special interest in gender & sexual minorities. Utilizing integrative techniques based in cognitive-behavioral, feminist, and inter-generational models of therapy, Sam enjoys working with couples and individuals across a range of relational and identity-based concerns. In addition to working with couples and individuals of all genders, Sam has experience with eating disorders, anxiety, mindfulness, poly/kink and queer issues, and family-of-origin concerns. Sam can conduct therapy in Hebrew and enjoys working with culturally diverse clientele.

When not working with clients directly, Sam is currently completing his PhD in family science at the University of Maryland. His research focuses on transgender and gender non-conforming children and racial minority families. Sam also teaches undergraduate courses in gender, race, and families.

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Social Worker Goli Bellinger Goli Bellinger, MSW, LICSW, LCSW-C
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Office Location: Dupont Circle

Call Goli directly at 202-629-1949 ext. 4

Goli Bellinger is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works with couples and individuals experiencing relational or marital difficulties. She is particularly skilled in intervening during a crisis to stabilize major conflicts. She is a specialist in Relationship Enhancement©, a psycho-educational model that is based on empathy, validation, and structured dialogue. She has received training from several of the leading masters in the field of couples therapy and marriage education. In addition to holding a postgraduate certificate in trauma from Harvard University, she has considerable expertise in working with diverse immigrant populations and intercultural relationships.

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Counselor Mark Jacobsen Dr. Mark Jacobsen, LICSW
Therapist and Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Office Location: Dupont Circle (Washington, DC)

Call Mark directly at 202-629-1949 ext. 5

Mark Jacobsen, PhD, LICSW, is a licensed clinical social worker with 24 years of experience as a mental health practitioner. He works with couples and individuals and specializes in the treatment of depression in men.

Mark is an active member of the Institute of Contemporary Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis.

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Beth Levine Website pic Beth Levine, MSW, LCSW-C
Psychotherapist, Marriage/Couple and Family Therapist
Office Location
: Bethesda

Call Beth directly at 202-629-1949 ext. 10

Beth Levine is a licensed clinical social worker with over 15 years of experience working with adults in both individual and couple formats. She is certified in Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFT) and also certified to provide supervision to therapists working towards their certification in EFT. (EFT is one of the most researched methods of couples therapy, known for creating safety and structure needed to effectively resolve conflict.)

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Dr. Tifphane Walker-Riley, MFT
Individual, Couple, Family Psychotherapist

Office Location: Dupont Circle
Call Tifphane directly at 202-629-1949 ext. 12

Tifphane Walker-Riley is a Couple and Family Therapist, specializing in Sex Therapy, with over 10 years of experience providing individual, couple, group and family psychotherapy.  As a social justice driven therapist, she has expertise in working with the LGBTQ community, communities of color, health issues, trauma survivors, and couples dealing with a variety of issues from infidelity to sexual dysfunction.

Tifphane has been trained in Systems Family Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and Systemic Sex Therapy.

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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. 1

Dr. Walker, is a couple and family therapist with years of experience providing individual, couples, family and group psychotherapy. She can help you heal from trauma, depression, anxiety, feeling stuck, and other forms of relational and interpersonal distress.

Working with Dr. Walker-Riley will allow you to explore, understand, and have more compassion for the multiple layers within your personality. With couples, she is a very active presence to help partners have productive conversations, and offers clear steps to help you create the kind of relationship you desire.

In addition to training in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT) , Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI) , Dr. Walker is certified in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) , an integrative and effective approach for individuals who have been impacted by trauma.

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What We Offer

Here are just some of the services we offer at Keith Miller & Associates Counseling

Wedding Rings - Marriage and Relationship Advice

Marriage & Relationship Issues:

Want to build more trust? Improve your communication? Heal from infidelity? Want more spark in the bedroom? We are couple therapy specialists. We provide effective Washington DC Counseling & Bethesda Counseling for your marriage.

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Premarital Counseling:

Create a divorce-resistant marriage! Build a stable foundation for a lifetime and make sure you have what it takes to have a successful relationship.

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Find support for your recovery from drug and alcohol addiction with our experienced substance abuse counselors. Is love addiction or internet addiction wrecking havoc in your relationship? Do you want relief from food addiction or emotional eating? Do you have compulsions that seem resistant to change? We can help you

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Are panic, phobias and fears are making your life seem smaller than it used to? We can help. Taking back your life from anxiety is one of the main reasons people contact us.

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Depression does not have to ruin your life. Managing your moods without medication is one of the most heavily researched areas of psychotherapy. Learn more about mood disorders here. DC Counseling

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Anger Management:

We can help you go beyond traditional anger management techniques by helping you get to to the core cause of the anger. Read this article – from our Washington DC Counseling & Bethesda Counseling – to get a full perspective about anger.

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