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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Broken English: A Realistic Singles Film That Will Help You Heal

When you are single, it can seem like absolutely everyone is in a relationship. It can also seem like everyone expects you to find a relationship. People can say and do the most hurtful and insensitive things to convey the message that you are somehow less than those who are part of a couple. What should be a ...

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Do You Care Too Much About What Other People Think?

In his final film, James Gandolfini is extraordinary. For years, Gandolfini mastered the portrayal of the ultimate bad-boy that women fell for against all better judgement. In Read More

To Win A Marriage Argument, Be OK With Losing

Last Sunday, Ann Leary wrote a beautiful New York Times "Modern Love" column about her marriage to actor Dennis Leary. She chronicles the high and low points of her marriage, focusing honestly on ...

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Severe Anxiety? A New Film Gets It

Sometimes it helps to know you're not alone. If you're struggling with severe anxiety, Sparrows Dance is a must-see film. This quiet, intimate love story offers a sensitive look into the rare but real mental illness: agoraphobia. Filmed entirely in ...

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Thinking Of Getting Engaged?

As a therapist practicing since 1995, one of the most common requests I receive is for a good book about marriage. This request is especially common among newly engaged couples and people who are struggling to decide whether to marry their current partner.  There are some interesting self-help books ...

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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

Broken English: A Realistic Singles Film That Will Help You Heal

Broken English, starring Parker Posey, is a relatable film if you're a single female in her 30s.

deep breath

Do You Care Too Much About What Other People Think?

When you stop caring so much, the possibilities in your life are endless.

Marriage Advice: How To Stop Arguing

To Win A Marriage Argument, Be OK With Losing

Lose the fight to be right; it could save your marriage.


Severe Anxiety? A New Film Gets It

A new movie delves into severe anxiety.

A Happy Bride

Thinking Of Getting Engaged?

Sometimes a good book can be a very good friend.

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