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

Counselor/Therapist

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Phone 202-333-7424

Sherier Place, NW

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Articles

On Love & Compassion: Lessons From Downton Abbey

How approriate to Valentine's Day that this week's episode of Downton Abbey explores the relationship between love, connection, and compassion.  The message of episode six is powerful and clear: when people feel loved, heard and ...

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On Grief & Marriage: Lessons From Downton Abbey

Whether it is 1921 or 2013, there is probably nothing harder on a marriage (or on the soul) than the death or serious illness of a child. Sunday's heart-wrenching episode of Downton Abbey demonstrates how easily grieving parents can alienate one ...

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On Death & Loss: Lessons From "Downton Abbey"

Once again, this week's episode of 'Downton Abbey' is full of powerful insights about life, love and human nature.  When twenty-four year old Lady Sybil's delivery of her first child takes a heartbreaking twist, viewers witness ...

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Family Is Never As It Seems: Lessons from Downton Abbey

Once again, I will spend my week encouraging many of my therapy clients to tune into Downton Abbey.  Not for the fabulous fashion or the historical intrigue, but for the remarkable extent to which the challenges faced by the show's ...

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3 Wedding Planning Tips; A Therapist's Perspective

As a couples therapist having worked with many engaged couples over the years, I probably view engagements and weddings differently than most.  Society encourages us to envision a perfect day, a gorgeous party, an expensive flowing dress, and the fairy tale beginning of a perfect life.   As ...

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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
Courtship

On Love & Compassion: Lessons From Downton Abbey

Whether it is 1921 or 2013, love is a powerful promoter of the best impulses of the human spirit.

Courtship

On Grief & Marriage: Lessons From Downton Abbey

Whether it is 1921 or 2013, there is probably nothing harder on a marriage (or on the soul) ...

Courtship

On Death & Loss: Lessons From "Downton Abbey"

We all tend to grieve differently and to process the death of a loved one in varied ways

Courtship

Family Is Never As It Seems: Lessons from Downton Abbey

If we could all believe Violet's observation, we'd be a lot less stressed and a lot happier

Gift

3 Wedding Planning Tips; A Therapist's Perspective

Weddings are as much about psychologically separating from parents as they are about party planing

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Overcoming Your Parents Divorce: 5 Steps to a Happy Relationship
Experts predict that children of divorce are ...
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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