Individual, Couples, and Trauma Therapy

  • (301) 964-6011



Karen Epstein, LCPC, NCC

Karen Epstein is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) and a National Certified Counselor (NCC). She is also a Certified EMDR Therapist and a Gottman-Trained Couples Therapist. She earned her Master’s degree from Johns Hopkins University in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. As a individual, couples and trauma therapist she provides a warm, safe, and non-judgmental space for clients to learn to manage stress; improve their relationships; and heal from difficult life experiences. She utilizes different evidence-based practices to meet the unique needs of her clients. Karen is licensed in Maryland and Virginia.

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  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Gottman Method Couples Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Flash Technique for EDMR
  • Somatic Experiencing
  • Mindfulness
  • Trauma-Based Cognitive Therapy
  • DBT - Informed Skills


Alliance Counseling Inc. works with adults and couples in the Greater Washington area (Maryland, DC and Virginia) who are struggling with marital and relationship issues; stress-related trauma and PTSD; domestic violence and sexual assault; perinatal mood disorders; grief and loss, and symptoms related to anxiety and depression.