Elisabeth LaMotte - Counselor/Therapist, Author, Sex Therapist, Social Worker, Speaker/Presenter - Washington, DC
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Elisabeth LaMotte (LICSW,MFT,MSW)


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Phone 202-333-7424

Sherier Place, NW

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How Do I Keep My Husband From Cheating?

How Do I Keep My Husband From Cheating?

It's often believed that people cheat because there is something missing in their relationship which then tempts them to be unfaithful. What are the causes of infidelity? And can you keep your spouse from having an affair? Literally meaning the breaking of trust, cheating is sometimes about experiencing ...

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Should You Go To Couples Therapy Before There's A Problem?

Should You Go To Couples Therapy Before There's A Problem?

You're happily married and love life. So happily married, in fact, that you've never went to couples therapy. Why should you, right? Wrong! There are a ton of reasons why happily married couples benefit from seeing a counselor. If you're enjoying the beautiful ride of your happy marriage, don't ...

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Why Did My Spouse Cheat On Me?

Why Did My Spouse Cheat On Me?

Men cheat. Women cheat. Marriage is complicated and the issue is not simply black and white. In fact, there are two sets of needs that need to be addressed when infidelity occurs in your marriage.  YourTango relationship experts Esther Perel, Read More

My Husband & I Fight About The Dishes—Or Is It Something Bigger?

My Husband & I Fight About The Dishes—Or Is It Something Bigger?

Are you and your significant other always fighting about the dirty dishes in the sink? How about shutting the cabinet doors or making the bed? If these small battles sound familiar, you're not alone. Many couples fight about such things, but is this a sign of a bigger problem? Read More

I Can't Stop Thinking About My Ex!

I Can't Stop Thinking About My Ex!

What happens if you can't stop thinking about your ex-boyfriend or girlfriend? If the relationship ended badly, how are you supposed to move on to a positive dating future? And, how do you keep the ghosts of your exes out of your new relationship? /node/130565 In this ...

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Elisabeth LaMotte

Quick Stats

Main Specialty:

Communication Problems

Dating/Being Single Support

Divorce/Divorce Prevention



Time in Practice:

10 years +

I practice in:

My state/province only

Additional Expertise:


Sex Therapist

Social Worker


I offer my services:

At my office

I am fluent in:


Licence information:

Expiration 7/31/15
Number LC303278

Articles by Elisabeth LaMotte

How Much Porn is Too Much?

Don Jon: Written and Directed by Joseph Gordon-Levitt

Life Coach: Breaking Out Of Your Comfort Zone Like Downton Abbey

Lessons About Comfort From Lady Edith & Downton Abbey (SPOILERS)

Sometimes small steps facilitate the biggest changes.

How To Move On: Rejection On Downton Abbey

Rejection & Moving On: Lessons From Downton Abbey [Spoilers!]

Rejection hurts … no matter what year you're from.

Call in the Auntie Brigade! Lessons from Downton Abbey

What would you do without your favorite aunt?

Relationships & Love On Downton Abbey

Forbidden Love & Relationship Struggles On Downton Abbey

Can you relate to provocative Rose or steadfast Anna?

Check Out My New Book
Overcoming Your Parents Divorce: 5 Steps to a Happy Relationship
Experts predict that children of divorce are ...
By M.S.W. Elisabeth Joy LaMotte LICSW AAMFT

Elisabeth LaMotte

All Specialties

Anxiety Issues, Career, Communication Problems, Couples/Marital Issues, Dating/Being Single Support, Depression, Divorce/Divorce Prevention, Grief, Loss, & Bereavement, Infidelity / Affair Recovery, Stress Management