About us

Andrea Arias, LCSW-C

Andrea Arias, LCSW-C

Therapist at Bethesda Counseling Services Considered going to therapy but thought it wouldn’t make a difference? Maybe your family, community, or cultural upbringing doesn’t encourage reaching out for help or sharing your feelings with others. I want you to know that there is no shame in reaching out for help. In fact, we all go […]
Ashley Bucci, LCSW-C

Ashley Bucci, LCSW-C

Therapist at Bethesda Counseling Services Therapy is one of the best self care activities out there and I believe that self care is the key to living a well balanced life. Therapy allows a person uninterrupted and dedicated time to process their thoughts and emotions in an unbiased environment. Whether you are new or seasoned […]
Beth Bralley, LGPC

Beth Bralley, LGPC

Therapist at Bethesda Counseling Services Life inevitably brings unique challenges of all kinds. With this, there will likely be times where seeking professional guidance is helpful. I believe there is great value in being heard, understood, and supported. Whether you are experiencing distress, life changes, or troubling thoughts and emotions, engaging in therapy can offer […]
Catherine Riskie, LMSW

Catherine Riskie, LMSW

Therapist at Bethesda Counseling Services I take a collaborative and empathic approach to therapy, joining with clients to work towards their stated goals. I believe in using a strengths-based model, relying primarily on CBT for working with children around symptoms of anxiety, depression, and related problems. When using CBT, I use a combination of techniques […]
Elham Khazaee Torshizi, LGMFT

Elham Khazaee Torshizi, LGMFT

Therapist at Bethesda Counseling Services Therapy provides individuals with an opportunity to grow, heal, and gain insight into aspects of themselves that they may have not been able to in the past. I believe that in order for us to be able to open ourselves to the idea of creating change and adopting new behaviors, […]
Emma Murray, LGMFT

Emma Murray, LGMFT

Therapist at Bethesda Counseling Services I specialize in working with children and parents who are dealing with a variety of life-stressors and changes. Whether it is behavioral problems in school, past trauma, divorce, death, etc., my goal is to help my clients feel heard and understood. I believe we all have a story to tell, […]
Julia Caruana, LCMFT

Julia Caruana, LCMFT

Therapist and Founder of Bethesda Counseling Services I specialize in working with parents to find a comfortable, confident perspective on understanding & meeting their child’s social/emotional needs while building a strong bond. I also love working with women that are healing from past trauma and dysfunctional family patterns and feel stuck or lost. Our past […]
Monica Bachabi, LMSW

Monica Bachabi, LMSW

Therapist at Bethesda Counseling Services We are a product of many things such as, but not limited to, our relationships good/bad, personnel experiences, family, trauma, and cultural background. When working with a client, I make it a point to acknowledge the differences that makes you, uniquely you. I strive to make our therapeutic relationship fluid, […]
Naomi LeVine, LGMFT

Naomi LeVine, LGMFT

Therapist at Bethesda Counseling Services Building and maintaining meaningful relationships with ourselves and with the people we care about is some of the greatest work we can do. It also can be the hardest, which can leave us feeling stuck. I truly believe all of my clients have the ability to get “unstuck,” and it’s […]
Samantha Hetchkop, LGPC

Samantha Hetchkop, LGPC

Therapist at Bethesda Counseling Services Life itself can be anxiety provoking and a lot to manage. However, there are tools to help regulate our emotions and get through different life situations. My experience as a therapist, an elementary school teacher, and a soccer coach, have confirmed my belief of the importance of mental health. I […]
Stephanie Martinez, LGMFT

Stephanie Martinez, LGMFT

Therapist at Bethesda Counseling Services I am a Texas native, raised by a loud and loving family. I take pride in these roots because they have helped me form a deep passion for helping others understand the impact that their own family roots have on their life and interpersonal relationships. I firmly believe that understanding […]
Tara Gogolinski, LCMFT

Tara Gogolinski, LCMFT

Therapist at Bethesda Counseling Services I specialize in working with adults and couples. My expertise includes but is not limited to: communication difficulties, building trust, infidelity, increasing intimacy, premarital counseling, anxiety, and depression. I have extensive experience in providing evidence-based trauma-focused therapy for presenting issues such as sexual trauma and PTSD. I believe therapy is […]
Keila Silva, LCSW-C

Keila Silva, LCSW-C

Life is a beautiful journey in. Sometimes we lose sight of the wonderful things life has to offer because we are feeling overwhelmed and trying to cope with stress, anxiety, depression, family issues, or a traumatic event. These challenges can impact our outlook on life including how we feel which then influence how we act. […]

Join Our team

Are you looking to join a wonderful team of therapists while maintaining your autonomy? At Bethesda Counseling Services we are always looking for passionate, talented, motivated and committed therapists to join us. We are a dedicated and vibrant practice in Bethesda that provides individual and family therapy to children, teenagers, adults and couples.

This is a great opportunity for therapists looking for more independence, freedom, flexibility and creativity plus:

·         A fun supportive and professional team of therapists

·         A steady stream of referrals

·         Competitive pay

·         In house medical billing and intake coordination

·         Opportunities to create your own unique offerings, groups workshops etc

·         Ability to set your own hours and work with your ideal client

·         Free weekly mentoring/peer consultation

The ideal candidate will have the following:

·         Clinicians that are licensed in the state of MD, DC or VA

·         Ability to carry a consistent caseload of at least 12 clients/week

·         Experience working with families, couples or children

If you think you’d be a great addition to our growing practice please email your resume at [email protected] and fill out this questionnaire!