On working with an associate

Many Bethesda, MD practices feature associate therapists. Read about what this means at Emily Cook Therapy and why it's important to choose the right fit!... Read More

Asking for Help

Is it difficult for you to ask for help? Most people answer "yes." This post reframes asking for help as good for us, for others, and for our connections. Read more!... Read More

Before Couples Therapy Begins

You and your partner decided to seek couples counseling, found a therapist, and made your first appointment. Now what? Your work begins before therapy does... Read More

How do I keep my child from being upset?

It's one of the hardest parts of being a parent: when your child is hurting and you can’t make the hurt go away. But instead of fixing their feelings, practice feeling things together. You'll be a new kind of superhero for your kids!... Read More

What does chronic illness have to do with therapy?

Managing chronic illness and disabilities is a complex process that puts many people under stress. Don't adjust to your new normal alone! Therapy provides support in taking care of yourself and developing self-advocacy skills... Read More

A terrible thing happened

Everyone reacts differently to terrible events and no reaction to trauma is wrong. Learn how therapy at Emily Cook Therapy in Bethesda, MD can help... Read More

WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award Winner 2018

This our fourth year in a row to be recognized by WeddingWire as one of the top 5% of wedding professionals in our industry. We are a WeddingWire Couples' Choice Award Winner for 2018!... Read More

An Open Letter to Clients in Therapy

Michelle Collins shares her therapist-heart in this open letter to new clients in therapy. Whether you're new to therapy or are coming back, we welcome you... Read More

Four Myths about Premarital Counseling

Are you engaged and wondering whether premarital counseling is worth the time and money? This post busts four myths about this kind of fun, preventative help!... Read More