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Counselor / Therapist in McLean, VA

Mary Lou Lyon, LPC

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Providing Psychotherapy for Healing and Growth
I provide counseling services in a private practice setting. I work with individuals, couples and families specializing in treating anxiety, depression, loss & grief, life transition and relationship difficulties. I am well experienced and trained in marriage counseling. My style is strongly relational with a focus on internal dynamics and psychological growth. My goal is to provide a safe and caring environment where you can speak honestly and discover ways to solve problems as well as bring about emotional and interpersonal growth.
Bio
My first career was in ministry with students in the United States and Eastern Europe followed by nine years serving as a spiritual resource for diplomatic leaders in Washington, DC. I have had a broad range of experience with people from all walks of life and many cultural backgrounds. I have lived and traveled widely outside of the United States and have developed a sensitivity to cultural issues. I am in my thirteenth year as a psychotherapist in private practice.
Practice Areas
 Counseling / Therapy  Grief and Loss
 Anger Management  Life Transitions
 Anger Management  Loneliness
 Anxiety and Panic  Marriage & Family Therapy
 Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)  Marriage Counseling
 Bicultural Difficulties  Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
 Body Image Issues  Online / Phone / Skype Therapy
 Caregiver Issues  Pre and Postpartum Mental Health
 Chronic Illness  Relationships
 Coronavirus/COVID-19 Issues  Self Esteem Issues
 Couples Therapy  Seniors and Elder Care Issues
 Depression  Stress Management
 Divorce  Trauma and PTSD
 Eating Disorders  Work and Career Issues
Certifications
 Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Education/Training
MA in Counseling Psychology from Marymount University
Post-masters Certificate in Clinical Counseling from Johns Hopkins University
Advanced training in grief counseling, marriage counseling, attachment theory and psychodynamic theory
Memberships
Northern Virginia LPC's
CAPS - Christian Association of Psychological Studies
Payments Accepted
Cash, Check
Hours:Day and Evening Hours
License:VA #0701004017
Location
6723 Whittier Avenue
Suite 406
McLeanVA 22101
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