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Mary Alice Reilly, LMSW

Mary Alice Reilly



Sees Clients In: Maryland & Washington D.C.

Mary Alice Reilly is a compassionate Licensed Master Social Worker with a heartfelt dedication to fostering growth, healing, and resilience among her clients. Through her practice, Mary Alice emphasizes a therapeutic environment rooted in warmth, empathy, and deep connection, aiming to reduce suffering and enhance clients’ capacity to adapt and thrive amidst life’s challenges.

Leveraging evidence-based modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Narrative Therapy, Mary Alice equips individuals with the tools and strategies needed to navigate emotional distress and life’s adversities effectively. She holds a special interest in supporting the LGBTQIA+ and ethically non-monogamous communities, and those navigating the complexities of anxiety, depression, self-esteem issues, grief, chronic pain/illness, and the nuances of neurodiversity.

Understanding the profound impact of societal factors on mental health, Mary Alice approaches therapy with a keen awareness of how race, gender, sexuality, class, body size and ability, immigration status, and cultural backgrounds influence personal experiences and therapeutic processes.

Commitment to Clients: Mary Alice is deeply invested in tailoring her therapeutic approach to meet the unique needs of each client. If you’re seeking a therapist who values personal connection and individualized care, Mary Alice welcomes the opportunity to explore how she can support you on your journey towards wellbeing.

Mary Alice is eager to connect with individuals looking for a collaborative and insightful therapeutic experience. Reach out to discuss how she can work together with you to craft a path forward that resonates with your personal goals and aspirations.

Mary Alice is Licensed to Serve Clients in Maryland and Washington D.C. and is In-Network with Cigna and will be In-Network with BCBS and Carefirst shortly.

  • Maryland Licensed Certified Social Worker – Clinical (LMSW, License #30055)
  • Washington D.C. Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LGSW, License #LG200002874) Supervisor: Melissa Murphy, #LC200002289
  • Education: Master of Social Work, University of Maryland, Baltimore

Areas of Expertise:

  • Anxiety, Depression
  • LGBTQIA+ Affirmative Therapy
  • Ethical Non-Monogamy
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Grief
  • Chronic Pain/Illness
  • Neurodiversity
  • Trauma
  • OCD


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Narrative Therapy

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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