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Hassti Hamidi, LMSW

Hassti Hamidi

Hassti Hamidi, LMSW



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Understanding that everyone brings their own strengths and perspectives, Hassti Hamidi creates a personalized and accepting safe space for all clients. Passionate about mental health, she excels in helping individuals with anxiety, depression, OCD, and trauma-related symptoms. Walk alongside Hassti at Bethesda Therapy to navigate life’s challenges and unlock your full potential.

Holding a Master’s degree from the University of Maryland School of Social Work, with a concentration in behavioral health, Hassti Hamidi is committed to providing compassionate and culturally sensitive therapy.

She is passionate about supporting individuals from diverse backgrounds, specializing in anxiety, depression, OCD, and trauma-related symptoms. In her professional journey, Hassti has extensive experience working with individuals from various life paths. Her previous work with individuals experiencing incarceration and co-occurring disorders has honed her clinical skills, enabling her to assist clients with short-term coping strategies and long-term goal setting and implementation.

Hassti utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and a trauma-informed approach to guide her practice. Her goal is to help clients understand the intricate connections between their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. By breaking free from maladaptive thought patterns, clients can cultivate resilience and achieve personal growth.

Implementing a strengths-based perspective, Hassti believes that each client possesses unique strengths and capabilities that serve as powerful tools for overcoming barriers and fostering personal growth. By recognizing these strengths, clients can embark on a transformative journey of self-discovery.

Client Commitment:

Hassti’s unwavering dedication to diversity and inclusivity creates a safe and affirming space for individuals from various cultural, social, and personal backgrounds. By fostering a culture of respect, understanding, and acceptance, Hassti ensures that every client feels valued, heard, and supported.


  • Master’s degree from the University of Maryland School of Social Work
  • Licensed Graduate Social Worker

Therapeutic Approach:

  • Utilizes a trauma-informed approach
  • Specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to help clients understand the connections between thoughts, feelings, and actions
  • Embraces a strengths-based perspective, recognizing each client’s unique strengths

Hassti Hamidi Is Licensed to Serve Clients in Washington D.C., and Will Be In-Network with Cigna / Evernorth, and BCBS / Carefirst.

  • Maryland Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LGSW, License #LG200002830)

Hassti Specializes in:

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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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