Christine Marr, MA, LMFT

Christine Marr, MA, LMFT

Professions: Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy, Psychotherapy
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Marriage and Family Therapist
Verified Credentials
1-800-651-8085 ext. 13544
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Office 1
4501 Connecticut Ave, NW, Ste 101
Washington, District of Columbia 20008 - United States
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Billing and Insurance

I don't currently accept insurance, but I can provide documentation if clients wish to submit to an insurance company for "out of network" benefit coverage

Fees: $150 per session.
Extended sessions are prorated.

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Find the connection you deserve and are wishing for- with your partner, yourself, your life.
Holistic approaches can make this easier to accomplish.

Couples- Don't settle for a roommate or to do list partner. End the blame game and conflict merry-go-round. Learn how to drift back together, heal hurts and renew intimacy, Enjoy a supportive connection and look forward to spending time together again.

Singles- You can accomplish your life and relationship goals with meaning and integrity. Come in for a relationship history analysis to learn ways to bring what you're missing right into your life. Grow a life that you enjoy- a healthy, supportive, lasting relationship with your life, whoever, wherever, and whatever that may involve.

If you feel depleted or beaten up by life, work or family stress, what's left for feeding yourself or your relationship? Get outside support for stressful situations, end the downward spiral or exhaustion of treading water. Helping people find their way to a fulfilling life is one of the joys and honors for me as a psychotherapist.

I draw from expertise in Imago based singles and couples therapy, EMDR and trauma therapy and holistic methods. I use targeted holistic methods to salve hurts, stresses and optimize functioning to set you up for relationship success! Together, we can tailor an approach that fits your goals and style.

Call me for your free telephone consultation. I look forward to hearing about your situation and answering any questions you may have.

Email or Call Christine Marr, MA, LMFT at 1-800-651-8085 ext. 13544

More Info About My Practice

I'm a warm, supportive, goal-focused therapist with a focus on helping you bring the positive effects of therapy into your everyday life.

I am not a one size fits all therapist. I offer options to match your style, problems and goals.

I am a real person, respectful and accessible. Of course therapy is a professional relationship, and yet we are all human beings first.

This is a private pay practice so that clients pay me and may receive reimbursement for any out of network insurance benefits you may have, or from health, flex spending accounts. I can also work with some with crime victims compensation or Tricare.

Client Testimonials:
"I'm so happy I did this for myself. I'm more compassionate to myself and now I am more in control when I try to less to control things."
"We don't fight now, we communicate. It's so much easier now that I don't feel so on edge." "I never, never thought we could be this in love again."

How Psychotherapy Can Help


Stress, balance and meaning in life.... Sometimes we may get a little beaten up by life... We work hard, do what we're supposed to do and it never seems to be enough. Or we're doing well, but somehow in keeping up with everything for everyone there's no room left for us in our life. Before we know it energy is lagging and we're not the person we want to be.

I offer a warm, supportive and non-judmental place to catch your breath and regroup. A place for a life tune up, to stop old unhealthy patterns and to develop new tools for life on your terms.

Call for a free 20-minute telephone consultation. 202-248-3818 or 917-547-4173.

What I Love about Being a Psychotherapist

In my personal life, people often ask me how I listen to people's problems all day. I don't see my work like that at all.

I'm inspired by people's courage and hard work to create the lives they crave, and I'm honored that people trust me with their hopes and pains in this process. I'm completely optimistic in people's ability to overcome life's challenges, for us old and young "dogs to learn to tricks," and for each of us to adapt and grow. I've seen it over and over again through my 20 plus years as a therapist: Young people finding their sea legs and confidence in the world; Adults giving themselves a place to heal and take in support, sometimes for the first time in their life; Couples coming in spitting mad at each other, and leaving so in love that they don't realize they're in my office anymore. What could be more inspiring?

The work can sometimes be quick and straightforward, or slow and difficult at other times, but either way I trust that whoever is sitting across from me is a good person who's responding to some bad situations, and I am happy that it's my job to help them find healthy ways to grow into a life that they desire and deserve.

I'm built for this work. It would be my honor to work together as you find the courage to name your life goals or to ask what you want in life.

Services I Provide

  • Individual Therapy & Counseling
  • Marriage, Couples, or Relationship Counseling
  • Family Therapy

Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English

Groups I Work With

    * Couples stuck in the same fight over & over, with intimacy issues, affairs, transitions; Couples on brink of separation/divorce;
    * Individuals seeking more meaning, happiness, balance, goals achievement, stress or anger management, caregiver support, and other individual life, work and/or relationship goals.
    * Those struggling with effects of trauma, anxiety or phobias; process addictions.
    * Interested in Non-Drug Treatment or Anxiety, Depression, Focus, & Sleep issues for adults and children
    * Consultations for holistic options for children with cognitive, social, emotional, behavioral or developmental issues or on the autism spectrum.

Client Concerns Within Your Scope of Practice

  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Aggression and Violence
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Bipolar
  • Body Image
  • Cancer
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Child and/or Adolescent Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Control Issues
  • Creative Blocks
  • Depression
  • Dissociation
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family Problems
  • Fertility Issues
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Health / Illness / Medical Issues
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Internet Addiction
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Phobias
  • Physical Abuse
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Post Traumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Shame
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Suicidal Ideation and Behavior
  • Trust Issues
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Young Adult Issues

Types of Therapy

  • Biofeedback / Neurofeedback
  • Body-Mind Psychotherapy
  • Breathwork
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy /REBT
  • Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Guided Therapeutic Imagery
  • Holistic Psychotherapy
  • Humanistic Psychology
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Imago Relationship Therapy
  • Mindfulness Based Interventions
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Other - Not Listed Here
  • Positive Psychotherapy
  • Possibility Therapy
  • Process Oriented Psychology
  • Self Relations
  • Systems Theory /Therapy
  • Yoga Therapy

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