Last updated: 5/21/2020

Larkin D. Plato, MSW, LCSW-C (301) 775-5445
Last Updated: 5/21/2020
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Gender: Female/Female Identifying

Languages Spoken:

Focusing on:
Anxiety/Panic Disorders Attachment Disorders Couple or Marital Issues Depression Grief/Loss Interpersonal Relationships Stress Trauma/PTSD
Also serving:
Aging Anger Management Bipolar Disorders Body Dysmorphic Disorder Career/Employment Concerns Dissociative Disorders Domestic Violence Eating Disorders Family Issues Gender Identity Life Transitions Men's Issues Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Parenting Issues Phobias Psychosomatic Sexuality Issues Spiritual/Religious Concerns Women's Issues
Office and Contact Information
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Plato Psychotherapy
Silver Spring, MD 20904
(301) 775-5445

Office Hours:
MonBy appointment
TueBy appointment
WedBy appointment
ThuBy appointment
FriBy appointment
SatBy appointment
SunBy appointment
Online Schedule: Schedule
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 3 Hours
Weekends: 3 Hours

Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Weekend Office Hours


Years of Experience: 10

MD - LCSW-C [14228]

Credentials and Certifications:
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $125
Couples: $125
Group: $25
Family: N/A

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: No

Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

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


Age Groups and Specific Populations (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adults (26-59) Young Adults (18-25)
Seniors (60 +)
Specific populations:
Couples Gifted Military/Veterans
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) Caregivers Children of Divorce Chronic Illness College Students Interracial Families/Couples Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender/Queer (LGBTQ) Obese or Overweight Polyamorous Step Families Transgender
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Coaching Humanistic Imago Relationship Therapy Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Psychodynamic Relational
Other theoretical approaches:
Behavioral Cognitive/Behavioral Contemplative Crisis Intervention Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) Ericksonian Existential Psychotherapy Expressive Therapy Feminist Holistic Hypnosis Jungian Long-Term Mediation Narrative Therapy Psycho-Educational Psychoanalysis Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Schema Therapy Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Social Support Transpersonal Psychology
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Individual
Other methods:
Family Systems Group
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Buddhist Christian Hindu Jewish Pagan
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Hispanic Irish Italian Native American
Professional Associations
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)