Amy Hooper,LCSW-C, CEAP

Amy Hooper,LCSW-C, CEAP

Telehealth Available
Professions: Psychotherapist, Counselor, Mental Health Counselor
License Status: I'm a licensed professional.
Primary Credential: Licenced Certified Social Worker - Clinical - 14046
Billing and Insurance:
I am an in-network provider for:
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
Fees: Free phone consultation
Therapy costs $130-$160 depending on the type of session.
Free Initial Consultation


849 Quince Orchard Blvd.
Suite I
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878

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My Approach to Helping

Is your mind spinning with worries and you just want a break from the endless "to do" list, anxiety and insecurity?
Perhaps you find yourself physically or emotionally exhausted each day.
If you're struggling internally, or in your relationship and want to feel better, counseling can be helpful.

Many people get caught in the negative cycle where feeling anxious, depressed or stressed is a way of life, especially in today's world. It's easy to forget that a better life awaits us if we reach out for support to help us find what we're looking for. Instead of feeling overwhelmed, anxious and depressed, you can have a life where your days are greeted with more inner peace, more confidence and hopefulness for what lies ahead. If you are sick and tired of feeling overwhelmed, we want to help you feel better.

Like you, our clients are regular, everyday women who are struggling with life's difficult ups and downs. Life's overwhelming stressors can turn into having issues such as anxiety and depression, stress and trauma, women's wellness issues including self esteem and body image, relationship problems and hard life transitions.

Therapy will be tailored to meet your specific, individual needs. By using a practical approach and collaborating with you, we can find your path to a happy, healthy, fulfilled and meaningful life through the process of therapy. It might not seem so, but it is possible to start feeling good about yourself and your life. Contact us today to set up an appointment or for more support.

More Info About My Practice

Gaithersburg Counseling Center is a confidential, private psychotherapy practice. Our therapists are committed to providing individual therapy and couples counseling to individuals who want to change their lives for the better. With flexible hours and online or in person sessions, our therapists are ready to help during these difficult times.

If you are looking to start feeling better, email us or call today for more information.

Specific Issue(s) I'm Skilled at Helping With

Women's Issues including anxiety, COVID stress, depression, trauma, low self esteem, difficulty speaking up or being assertive, communication issues, relationship problems, sexual issues, difficult life transitions, work-life balance.

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Ages I Work With

  • Children
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Elders


  • English
  • Farsi
  • Mandarin
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Groups I Work With

    Perfectionists, Busy Moms, LGBTQIA+, couples, teens, children and families.

Industries & Communities Served

  • LGBTQ+
  • Self-Employed and Freelance Professionals

Client Concerns I Treat

  • Abandonment
  • Abortion / Post Abortion Issues
  • Abuse / Abuse Survivor Issues
  • Academic Concerns
  • Addictions and Compulsions
  • Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions
  • Adoption / Reunion Issues
  • Agoraphobia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Attachment Issues
  • Blended Family Issues
  • Career Choice
  • Caregiver Issues / Stress
  • Codependency / Dependency
  • Communication Problems
  • Compulsive Spending / Shopping
  • Control Issues
  • Depression
  • Divorce / Divorce Adjustment
  • Drug and Alcohol Addiction
  • Eating and Food Issues
  • Emotional Abuse
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Emotional Overwhelm
  • Emptiness
  • Family of Origin Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Fear
  • Fertility Issues
  • Forgiveness
  • Grief, Loss, and Bereavement
  • Habits
  • Helplessness / Victimhood
  • Identity Issues
  • Inadequacy
  • Inattention, Impulsivity, and Hyperactivity (ADHD)
  • Infidelity / Affair Recovery
  • Irritability
  • Isolation
  • Learning Difficulties
  • LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) Issues
  • Life Purpose / Meaning / Inner-Guidance
  • Men's Issues
  • Midlife Crisis / Midlife Transition
  • Mood Swings / Mood Disturbance
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Obsessions and Compulsions (OCD)
  • Panic
  • Parenting
  • Phobias
  • Physical Abuse
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress / Trauma
  • Pre-Marital Counseling
  • Pregnancy and Birthing
  • Prejudice / Discrimination
  • Relationships and Marriage
  • Religious Issues
  • Self-Care
  • Self-Confidence
  • Self-Criticism
  • Self-Doubt
  • Self-Esteem
  • Self-Love
  • Sensitivity to Criticism
  • Sexual Assault / Abuse
  • Sexuality / Sex Therapy
  • Shame
  • Social Anxiety / Phobia
  • Spirituality
  • Stress
  • Trust Issues
  • Values Clarification
  • Women's Issues
  • Workplace Issues
  • Worry
  • Worthlessness

Types of Therapy

  • Anger Management
  • Body-Mind Psychotherapy
  • Breathwork
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Conflict Resolution Therapy
  • Critical Incident Stress Management
  • Emotion Focused Couples Therapy
  • Emotional Freedom Technique
  • Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Focusing
  • Holistic Psychotherapy
  • Imago Relationship Therapy (IRT)
  • Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP)
  • Journal Therapy
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Mindfulness-Based Interventions
  • Object Relations
  • Person-Centered Therapy (Rogerian Therapy)
  • Positive Psychology
  • Positive Psychotherapy
  • Process Oriented Psychology
  • Psychoanalysis / Modern Psychoanalysis
  • Psychodynamic
  • Relational Psychotherapy
  • Relationship Enhancement Therapy
  • Self Psychology
  • Self-Acceptance Training
  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT)
  • Systems Theory /Therapy
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

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