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

Counselor/Therapist

Contact information

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Phone 202-333-7424

Sherier Place, NW

Washington, DC Show on map

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Articles

Fear of Commitment and Film-viewing

Many people enter therapy because they are struggling to make a decision about commitment. Sometimes, deciding to commit to a romantic partner can produce tremendous anxiety, especially for those who have not been exposed to healthy, intimate relationships.  Directed by Gus Van Sant,Read More

The Way Way Back and the Importance of Surrogate Parenting

Nat Faxon and Jim Rash's heartwarming, psychologically astute film The Way Way Back has all of the elements of a perfect end-of-summer film.  The luring beach, the breezy boat rides, the classic water park, the welcoming summer cottage and the ...

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Everyday Heroes On The Northeast Corridor

Like many of us, I sometimes over-commit or am ambitious on the scheduling front. I frequently try to be in two places at once and I often achieve relative success. A recent trip on the Northeast corridor helped me learn to slow down and to better appreciate how hard Amtrak's employees work to get us from ...

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The Key To A Happy Wedding? Spend It With Your Spouse

Most therapists are trained that they should not give advice. Instead, the goal is to help clients come to their own conclusions about how to have happier, healthier lives. For the most part, I follow this principle. However, when it comes to working with engaged couples, I do give one piece of direct, firm ...

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Understanding Anthony's Anxiety

Anthony Weiner is back in the news, campaigning to become New York City's next Mayor.  Beginning with a fascinating confessional interview in New York Times ...

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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
Anger

Fear of Commitment and Film-viewing

Many people enter therapy to cure their fear of commitment.

Sad Dude

The Way Way Back and the Importance of Surrogate Parenting

Sometimes the most significant parenting comes from non-parents

Leaving

Everyday Heroes On The Northeast Corridor

Like many of us, I sometimes over-commit or am ambitious on the scheduling front. I ...

The Key To A Happy Wedding? Spend It With Your Spouse

The Key To A Happy Wedding? Spend It With Your Spouse

Your wedding day is made of memories; be sure you're making them with your partner.

Brain

Understanding Anthony's Anxiety

Anthony Weiner is back in the news, campaigning to become New York City's next ...

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
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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