Elisabeth LaMotte - Counselor/Therapist, Author, Sex Therapist, Social Worker, Speaker/Presenter - Washington, DC
Advanced Member

Elisabeth LaMotte (LICSW,MFT,MSW)

Counselor/Therapist

Contact information

Email me

Phone 202-333-7424

Sherier Place, NW

Washington, DC Show on map

My Website

Articles

When You Lose A Loved One: Lessons From Downton Abbey

One of the most common reasons that people seek therapy is in order to adjust to a loss or a traumatic event. This week's episode of Downton Abbey explores this painful and difficult process with keen insights and tremendous depth. Whether it's 1922 or 2014, coping with grief is a complex and deeply ...

Read More

Should Grandparents Interfere? Lessons From Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey's opening episode of season four was as full of relevant life lessons as ever. As a therapist, I found the episode's exploration of the essential role that ...

Read More

Is Juggling Divorced Parents During The Holidays Causing Stress?

Navigating the holiday season with divorced parents is somewhat like walking a tightrope: at any moment one can plunge into dangerous territory, and it requires tremendous balance, skill and practice to avoid disaster.  People with divorced parents spend countless holidays practicing this precarious ...

Read More

Sometimes Love that Happens Later in Life is Treasured the Most

Exploring sibling relationships is often an important dimension of the therapeutic process. Understanding the dynamics between siblings sheds light on one's historic roles in the family. Understanding family roles from childhood can be the key to ...

Read More

Thanksgiving Stress: How To Overcome Regressing During Dinner

Thanksgiving is a holiday filled with many traditions — Grandma's cranberry sauce, mom's holiday decor and marathon football viewing fall into the category of expected traditions celebrated by the media and popular culture. A lesser publicized truth is that, for many families, there is an ...

Read More

MY RECENT COMMENTS

Elisabeth LaMotte

Quick Stats

Main Specialty:

Communication Problems

Dating/Being Single Support

Divorce/Divorce Prevention

Credentials:

LICSW, MFT, MSW

Time in Practice:

10 years +

I practice in:

My state/province only

Additional Expertise:

Author

Sex Therapist

Social Worker

Speaker/Presenter

I offer my services:

At my office

I am fluent in:

English

Licence information:

Expiration 7/31/15
Number LC303278

Articles by Elisabeth LaMotte
Effective Communication: Talking About Grief With Downton Abbey

When You Lose A Loved One: Lessons From Downton Abbey

Whether it is 1922 or 2014, coping with grief is a complex and deeply personal process.

Should Grandparents Interfere? Lessons From Downton Abbey

Should Grandparents Interfere? Lessons From Downton Abbey

In need of some good advice or a reality check? Look to your grandparents.

Divorce

Is Juggling Divorced Parents During The Holidays Causing Stress?

Be sure to download The Fitzgerald Family Christmas

mountains

Sometimes Love that Happens Later in Life is Treasured the Most

Jhumpa Lahiri's "The Lowland" is Wonderful Biblio-therapy

Thanksgiving Stress: How To Overcome Regressing During Dinner

Thanksgiving Stress: How To Overcome Regressing During Dinner

How Katie Holmes can help you break old habits to enjoy Thanksgiving with the family.

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
BUY

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