Kara Harriott (she/her)

Accepting Clients

Kara is a licensed clinical social worker and certified trauma-focused cognitive-behavioral therapist at Washington Psychological Wellness.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Gaithersburg, MD

  • Individual
  • Family
  • Adolescent/Teen

About My Clients

Kara has more than six years of clinical experience in various settings, including foster care, residential treatment, substance abuse/dependence programs, community mental & behavioral health at a variety of outpatient mental health clinics. Kara also has over ten years of experience as a program development consultant, compliance analyst & trainer, specializing in ethics/code of conduct, quality assurance & direct care services, risk management, & supportive services such as psychiatric rehab

My Background and Approach

Kara centers her focus on working with adolescents and adults with specialties serving individuals who are transgender, gender diverse as well as their families. Kara provides psychotherapy to individuals, couples, groups, and families in cooperation with their psychiatrists, clergy, and surrounding communities. She has also developed and supervised mental and behavioral health intervention and treatment programs. Over the years, Kara has dedicated her time to assisting EMR’s with a clinical background to improve their platform and include more evidence-based material for more effective practices.

My Personal Beliefs and Interests

In Kara’s work with you, her goal will be to improve your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors to enhance your quality of life. Kara’s goal is to provide simplistic educational tools curtailed to each client’s needs to understand therapy in its simplest form as “a stripping down of one’s emotions, thoughts, behaviors, feelings, traumas, experiences to gain a more efficient understanding of a deep personal self-awareness.” As individuals learn more about themselves and their surroundings, they will garner self-actualization, enjoy life more frequently, and achieve their work, family life balance, and goals.

Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Out of Network
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS)
  • CareFirst
I offer online counseling in the following states:

At A Glance

  • Experience: 8 years of practice
  • Languages: English
  • Rate: $125 - 175/session


301-769-5878 Email Kara
845-F Quince Orchard Boulevard
Gaithersburg, MD 20878

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