Last updated: 12/7/2019

Amy Kohn McNelly, LCMFT (301) 803-0197
Last Updated: 12/7/2019
Licensed Clinical Marriage & Family Therapist, Psychotherapist, Addictions Counselor
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Years of Experience: 25

Gender: Female

Languages Spoken or
Translation Services:


MD - Marriage & Family Therapist [LCMFT707]
DC - Marriage & Family Therapist [LMFT000144]

Credentials and Certifications:
Alcohol and Drug Treatment, Certified in
American Assoc. for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), Clinical Member
Certified Addiction Counselor (CAC)
Child and Adolescent Therapist
Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC)
Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed (LMFT)

Office and Contact Information
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Private Practice
8120 Woodmont Avenue
Suite 205
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 803-0197

Office Hours:
Mon: By appointment
Tue: By appointment
Wed: By appointment
Thu: By appointment
Fri: By appointment
Sat: By appointment
Sun: By appointment
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 12 Hours
Weekends: 1 Day

Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Abuse and/or Neglect Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Aging Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attachment Disorders Bipolar Disorders Body Dysmorphic Disorder Couple or Marital Issues Depression Dissociative Disorders Dual Diagnosis Eating Disorders Family Issues Gender Identity Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Life Transitions Men's Issues Parenting Issues Physical Illness/Impairment Postpartum Depression Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Self Abuse Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Disorders Sexual Orientation Sexuality Issues Stress Suicidal Thoughts Trauma/PTSD Traumatic Brain Injury Women's Issues
Also serving:
Adoption/Foster Care Anger Management Behavioral Problems Career/Employment Concerns Child Abuse and Neglect Developmental Disability Domestic Violence Education/Personal Development Elder Abuse Factitious Disorders (Munchausen Syndrome) Health Insurance Immigration/Newcomer Infant Mental Health Infertility Medication Management Multicultural Issues Neurological Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Pain Management Personality Disorders Phobias Pregnancy/Childbirth Psychosomatic Runaways Sleep Disorders Spiritual/Religious Concerns Women's Health
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Existential Psychotherapy Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Long-Term Parent Guidance Play Therapy Prevention Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Psychodynamic Relational Satir Sex Therapy Systemic
Other theoretical approaches:
Advocacy Behavioral Body Centered Psychotherapy Case Management Cognitive/Behavioral Contemplative Crisis Intervention Discernment Counseling Dream Work or Analysis Early Intervention (Birth to 3 years) Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) Evaluation/Diagnostic Feminist Geriatric Consultation Gestalt Gottman Method Guardian ad Litem Holistic Humanistic Information and Referral Internal Family Systems (IFS) Intervention (Alcohol, Drug, Gambling Addiction, etc.) Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches Narrative Therapy Psycho-Educational Psychoanalysis Psychopharmacology Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Social Support Sports Psychology
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Family Systems Individual
Other methods:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Group Peer Support Supervision/Consultation
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)
Children (6-12)
Specific populations:
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Adopted AIDS/HIV+ Children of Divorce Chronic Illness College Students Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Military/Veterans Obese or Overweight Step Families Suicidal Transgender
Alzheimer's Biracial Brain/Head Injured Cancer Patients Caregivers Corrections Officers Disabled First Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) Gifted Grandparents Immigrants/Refugees Offenders/Perpetrators Sensory Impaired (hearing, vision, etc) Twins Unemployed
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Christian Hindu Jewish LDS/Mormon Muslim
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Alaskan Native Arabic Armenian Asian Brazilian Caribbean Haitian Hispanic Indian Irish Italian Native American Pacific Islander Russian
Professional Associations
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) International Association for Psychoanalytic Self Psychology (IAPSP)
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $200
Couples: $200+
Group: N/A
Family: $200+

Sliding Scale: No

Accept Credit Card: Yes

Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Brief Phone Consultation
Information & Referral
Initial Consultation
One Hour per week for Military and Families