Meet Our Therapists

Our diverse team of therapists is qualified, experienced, and accepting new clients.

Emily Cook Therapy features six diverse relationship counseling experts, each with their own story and expertise. Our couple therapists, individual counselors, family therapists, and child therapy specialists provide a safe, comfortable, and trusting environment for healing and growth in our Bethesda, MD counseling office. We know the relationship you build with your therapist is one of the most important factors in achieving positive outcomes from counseling. We prioritize good fit between therapist and client. We want you to be well taken care of.

You can also read about what to expect from therapy in Bethesda, MD, including our session fees and how we can easily help you submit for out-of-network reimbursement.

  • Emily Cook, PhD

    Owner & Founding Therapist
    • Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist
    • Couple Therapy, Individual Therapy, and Family Therapy
    • Discernment Counseling
    • Premarital Counseling, PREPARE/ENRICH certified
    • Wedding Officiant Services
    • Expertise: Repairing Couples’ Connection, Discernment Counseling, Transition to New Parenthood
    • Emily is the author of The Marriage Counseling Workbook
  • Kaitlin Doyle, MS

    Marriage and Family Therapist
    • Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist
    • Couple Therapy, Individual Therapy, and Family Therapy
    • Premarital Counseling, PREPARE/ENRICH certified
    • Spanish Speaking
    • Expertise: Self-esteem/Self-worth, Relationship Skill Building, Trauma
    • Kaitlin is open for therapy in Bethesda, MD: Monday daytime/evening, Wednesday morning/daytime/evening, and Sunday daytime
  • Brian Livelsberger, MS

    Marriage and Family Therapist
    • Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist
    • Senior Therapist, joined Emily Cook Therapy in 2018
    • Couple Therapy, Family Therapy, and Individual Therapy
    • Premarital Counseling
    • Expertise: Cultivating Resolution / Mutual Understanding; Military Couples; Intercultural Relationships; Self-knowledge & Development
    • Brian is open for therapy in Bethesda, MD: Tuesday daytime/evening, Wednesday daytime/evening, and Thursday daytime/evening
  • Jocylynn Stephenson, MS

    Marriage and Family Therapist Therapist
    • Licensed Graduate Marriage and Family Therapist
    • Individual Therapy, Couple Therapy, and Family Therapy
    • Discernment Counseling
    • Premarital Counseling, PREPARE/ENRICH certified
    • Expertise: Anxiety/Stress Management, Self-Esteem and Identity Concerns, Family Conflict
    • Jocylynn is open for therapy in Bethesda, MD: Tuesday afternoon/evening, Thursday afternoon/evening, and Saturday daytime
  • Anna White, MS

    Marriage and Family Therapist
    • Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist
    • Certified Clinical Trauma Professional
    • Play Therapy, Adolescent Counseling, and Individual Therapy
      Family Therapy, Parent Coaching
    • Expertise: Childhood Trauma, Adolescent/Young Adult Anxiety and Depression, Coping with Stress and Medical Concerns
    • Anna is open for therapy in Bethesda, MD: Tuesday afternoon/evening, Thursday afternoon/evening, Friday afternoon/evening, Saturday daytime

Ready to get started with Bethesda, MD therapy services? Give us a call! We’re looking forward to hearing from you.