Education & Certification

Licensed In
District of Columbia

Graduated From
George Washington University (1994)

National Register Member Since

Elaine Klionsky, PhD

Eating Disorders
Interpersonal Relationships (Spouse, Partner, Friends, Work)
Life Transitions
Life Satisfaction

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Practice Characteristics

Areas of Expertise

  • Anxiety (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic, obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Couples Therapy (e.g., relationship communication difficulty, premarital consultation, divorce mediation)
  • Career and Life Adjustments (occupational/career counseling and assessment, academic problems, financial issues, relocation stress, stress associated with other life changes)
  • Depression and Other Mood Disorders (e.g., bipolar disorder, major depression, bereavement)
  • Group Psychotherapy

Ages Served

  • Adults (18-64 yrs.)
  • Older adults (65 yrs. or older)

Treatment Modalities

  • Psychodynamic Treatment
  • Existential/Humanistic/Interpersonal


    • National Register of Health Service Psychologists
    • American Psychological Association
    • Maryland Psychological Association
    • DC Psychological Association
    • Training/Outreach Committee of the Midatlantic Group Psychotherapy Society
    • Washington School for Psychiatry
    • Certified Group Psychotherapist
    • Ethics Committee of the American Academy of Psychotherapists
    • Washingtonian Magazine’s Top Therapists, July 2009

Fee Information/Office Policy

Fees are available on request, provided by phone or email.

Typical charges: $185 per 50″ for individual psychotherapy and $110 per 75″ for group psychotherapy.

Fee reductions may be negotiated in unusual circumstances.

Office Hours: 8:00AM-9:00PM on select days

Insurance Plans

Does Not Accept Insurance

Health Care Plan Participation

Not in-network on any plan. Insurance eligible.

Contact Information

Primary Contact

6917 Arlington Rd. #223
Bethesda, MD 20814
P: 301-641-8406 (Office)

Secondary Contact

2000 P Street NW
Suite 412
Washington, DC 20036
P: 301-641-8406 (Office)