About Emily Cook Therapy

About Our Practice

Emily Cook Therapy opened its doors to the DC metro area in summer 2014 and its experienced therapists have been collectively providing clinical therapy services for more than 15 years. We are conveniently located in downtown Bethesda, MD, within walking distance of the Red Line Bethesda Metro station and public/private garage parking.

Meet Our Therapists

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

Emily Cook Therapy features diverse mental health professionals, each with her own story and expertise. Our couples therapists, individual counselors, and family therapists 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.

Read about us to find out which of our therapists is right for you. Then, read about what to expect from therapy in Bethesda, MD, such as our session fees and how we can help you submit for out-of-network reimbursement. You are also invited to send us a message or schedule a free telephone consultation.

Come, let’s sit together and talk. We’re here to help you make positive, lasting changes and repair and enrich your relationships.

Emily Cook, PhD - Therapist in Bethesda MD

Emily Cook, PhD

  • Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Individual Therapy, Couples 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 open for therapy in Bethesda, MD: Sunday daytime, Monday afternoon/evening, Wednesday morning/afternoon
Michelle Collins, MS - Therapist in Bethesda MD

Michelle Collins, MS

  • Licensed Graduate Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Individual Therapy, Couples Therapy, and Family Therapy
  • Discernment Counseling
  • Premarital Counseling, PREPARE/ENRICH certified
  • Spanish Speaking
  • Expertise: Couples and Families in Transition, Parenting, Couples in Conflict
  • Michelle is open for therapy in Bethesda, MD: Thursday afternoon/evening, Saturday daytime
Kaitlin Doyle from Emily Cook Therapy

Kaitlin Doyle, MS

  • Licensed Graduate Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Individual Therapy, Couples 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: Sunday daytime, Wednesday afternoon/evening

Lindsey Foss, LCMFT

Lindsey Foss, MS

  • Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Individual Therapy, Couples Therapy, and Family Therapy
  • Premarital Counseling, PREPARE/ENRICH certified
  • Spanish Speaking
  • Expertise: Family-of-origin Issues, Life Transitions, Deepening Couple Intimacy
  • Lindsey is open for therapy in Bethesda, MD: Tuesday afternoon/evening, Thursday afternoon/evening
Caryn Malkus, MA - Therapist in Bethesda MD

Caryn Malkus, MA

  • Licensed Graduage Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Individual Therapy, Couples Therapy, and Family Therapy
  • Premarital Counseling, PREPARE/ENRICH certified
  • Expertise: Infertility and Perinatal Issues, Repairing and Revitalizing Relationships, Healing Self-Esteem and Self-Worth
  • Caryn is open for therapy in Bethesda, MD: Tuesday morning/afternoon, Wednesday afternoon/evening, Thursday morning/afternoon
Jocylynn Stephenson, MS

Jocylynn Stephenson, MS

  • Licensed Graduate Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Individual Therapy, Couples 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 evening, and Saturday daytime
Anna White - Play Therapist in Bethesda MD

Anna White

  • Licensed Graduate Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Play Therapy, Adolescent Counseling, and Family Therapy
  • Parent Coaching
  • Expertise: Childhood Trauma, Adolescent/Young Adult Anxiety and Depression, Parent Coaching
  • Anna is open for therapy in Bethesda, MD: 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.