Jessica Kramer, LCPC, Counseling in BethesdaJessica Kramer, LCPC, NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Bethesda, Maryland

Welcome! I hope that my website can answer your questions about my counseling practice and how I can help you. I can help guide you toward a more fulfilling and enriching life. I provide individual counseling, couples counseling, and strategies and support for parents. For couples, premarital counseling and PREPARE/ENRICH sessions foster strength and areas of growth to help create the marriage couples long for. My office is located in Bethesda and also serves Rockville, Potomac, Silver Spring, and Chevy Chase.

If you would like more information, please call me at 301-654-1583, or my mobile: 301-744-9299

 

Credentials

I completed my graduate degree in Clinical Counseling at Johns Hopkins University where I graduated with Honors. My post graduate work included positions in the public and private sectors – I worked as a counselor at the Montgomery County CFW Counseling Center in Rockville, MD and as a school counselor for the Lyceé Rochambeau in Bethesda, MD. I am a Board Certified Clinical Counselor and a member of the American Counseling Association. I completed my undergraduate degree in Arts and Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis.

Publications

I have collaborated on the parenting book Adventures in Gentle Discipline by Hilary Flower, and have also written several articles for Mothering Magazine on positive discipline techniques.  I have regularly appeared in The Boca Raton Observer as a therapist/expert weighing in on various relationship issues.

I was interviewed for an article that appeared in the November/December 2011 issue of Bethesda Magazine, the Philanthropy Issue and I appeared in the March issue of Bethesda Magazine in an article on parenting a special needs child.  You can see that article here:  http://www.bethesdamagazine.com/Bethesda-Magazine/March-April-2012/The-Education-of-Nicol-Copeland/index.php?cparticle=5&siarticle=4#artanc

Most recently I have conducted parenting classes at Kidville, a children’s play center in Bethesda.  To see the article that I wrote for that class, you can click here: http://www.kidvillebethesda.com/2012/03/fostering-self-esteem-in-kids.html.  I have also appeared in The Huffington Post in an article that was written based on a class that I conducted at Kidville in March, 2012:  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/anjali-varma/tantrums_b_1383237.html?ref=parents

Community and Group Work

Aside from my regular private practice I currently conduct parenting groups at the Washington Hebrew Bindeman Center in Potomac where I also served on the discussion panel in the screening of the movie “The Race To Nowhere.”  I also co-lead parenting and divorce support groups in my office in Bethesda, and at Kidville, a children’s play center.

 

Stacy Lang, Ph.D., LCSW-C

Stacy LangDr. Lang received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology, and her Master of Social Work degree from Tulane University.  She completed her PhD in Social Work at the University of Denver, where her research focused on psychoneuroimmunology.

She has been a social worker for over 25 years and has worked in private practice for over 15 years.  She has also worked in a variety of public and nonprofit settings, including hospitals, social service agencies, clinics, and senior service providers.  She has been a social work educator for over 10 years, having taught graduate and undergraduate social work at Yeshiva University, UAlbany, and Norfolk State University.

Dr. Lang’s  areas of expertise include mind body wellness, mindfulness, and bereavement, as well as depression and anxiety, and relationship issues.  She works with adolescents, adults, and seniors utilizing a cognitive/behavioral approach. In addition, she conducts bereavement and mindfulness groups.

Dr. Lang is also trained in the practice of EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy) for treatment of trauma.  For more information on this highly specialized treatment protocol please click here.

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