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Christopher Hawks LCSW-C

Christopher Hawks

Christopher Hawks LCSW-C



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Christopher is a seasoned therapist dedicated to guiding individuals and families through their healing journeys with empathy and positivity. Holding a Master’s from the University of Maryland School of Social Work, he’s licensed as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-C) in Maryland and Washington D.C.

Christopher is passionate about supporting clients who are navigating the complexities of trauma, OCD, ADHD, anxiety, and loss.

He understands that each individual’s journey is unique and approaches therapy with empathy and respect. His eclectic therapeutic style combines Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) with elements of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), allowing him to tailor his approach to meet the specific needs of each client.

A Navy Veteran, Christopher served with distinction for 13 years. His military background provides him with a unique perspective on the challenges faced by service members and their families, including issues related to PTSD, anxiety, and family separation. This firsthand experience enhances his ability to connect with clients who have been affected by military life.

Christopher works extensively with teens and parents, providing parent coaching and support to navigate complex family dynamics. As a parent himself, he understands the unique challenges families face and offers empathetic, personalized guidance to foster healthier relationships.

Christopher’s warm and empathetic demeanor creates a safe and supportive environment for his clients. He is committed to fostering a therapeutic relationship built on trust and mutual respect. Whether working with individuals, couples, or families, Christopher strives to empower his clients to overcome their challenges and achieve their personal goals.

Christopher Hawks Is Licensed to Serve Clients in Maryland & Washington D.C., and Is In-Network with Cigna, Evernorth, Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) & Carefirst.

  • Maryland Licensed Certified Social Worker – Clinical (LCSW-C, License #25420)
  • Washington, D.C. Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW, License #LC200002418)

Christopher Specializes in:

  • Trauma and PTSD: Helping clients process and heal from traumatic experiences.
  • OCD and Anxiety: Offering strategies and support for managing obsessive-compulsive disorder and anxiety disorders.
  • ADHD: Assisting individuals in coping with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
  • Grief and Loss: Providing compassionate guidance through the grieving process.
  • Family Separation and Military Service Issues: Addressing challenges related to military life, including PTSD and family separation.
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT): Utilizing CBT techniques to change negative thought patterns.
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT): Integrating DBT skills to help clients manage emotions and improve relationships.
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT): Encouraging acceptance and mindfulness strategies to enhance psychological flexibility.

Interested in an Appointment with a Bethesda Therapy Psychotherapist?

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For Individual Therapy We Accept:
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield, Carefirst & Anthem
  • Cigna & Evernorth
  • Private Pay ($185 intake and $175 Ongoing Sessions)

For Couples Therapy We Only Accept Private Pay, here's why.
  • Private Pay ($185 intake and $175 Ongoing Sessions)

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