Be Kind to Yourself.

Sometimes it is not easy to understand our own patterns of behavior that lead to painful reactions in ourselves and others. Those are the times that a compassionate guide can help.

Dr. Gilbert is a licensed psychologist in Bethesda, Md. offering skills and tools beyond individual and group therapy session that will help you begin to understand negative emotions, and practice self-compassion and forgiveness. You can find relief from stressful symptoms, and the driving factors behind them, by engaging in adult therapy and family support.

Her areas of focus include middle age and associated issues, as well as eating disorders and parenting, such as:

  • launching children to college
  • reinvigorating marital relationships
  • career transition and returning to careers
  • coping with aging parents
  • family therapy

Individual Psychotherapy

Stefanie Gilbert Individual Psychotherapy

Learn to relate to yourself more kindly, more compassionately, and with greater patience and confidence through individual psychotherapy.

Group Psychotherapy

Group psychotherapy is a powerful addition to individual therapy that helps reduce embarrassment and normalize underlying emotional struggles.

Parent and Family Support

Stefanie Gilbert Family Parent Eating Disorder Support Group

Lending support to family members and parents of children with eating disorders not only can strengthen the client seeking therapy, but also strengthen the entire family system.


Every day is a new opportunity to treat yourself with lovingkindness and compassion.
Stefanie Gilbert Psychotherapy Self-Compassion

Practicing self-compassion takes practice.

Contact Dr. Gilbert today to learn how you can live in ways consistent with your values and maximize happiness in your life.

Dr. Stefanie Gilbert
(202) 251-8999
4405 East West Highway
Suite 408
Bethesda, MD 20814

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