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Naeem Thompson, LMSW

Naeem Thompson

Naeem Thompson, LMSW



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Embark on a transformative journey to mental well-being with Naeem Thompson, a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) at Bethesda Therapy. With a Master’s from the University of Maryland & licensed in Maryland, Naeem’s holistic approach transforms life’s challenges into growth opportunities.

Naeem is an empathetic ally on your mental wellness journey. He extends a warm welcome to anyone looking for help along their journey to their healthiest and happiest self.

Naeem works with children, adolescents and adults. He meets every client with a trauma-informed lens, crucial for aiding clients through challenges like anxiety, depression, and trauma symptoms that obstruct their path towards well-being.

Naeem’s mission transcends merely navigating life’s storms; it’s also about transforming them into meaningful growth experiences. His professional journey, rich with roles like Psychotherapist and Psychiatric Rehabilitation Specialist, reflects his dedication to mental health advocacy.

Naeem specializes in working with children, adolescents, young adults, and families. His areas of expertise include working with Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD) in young people, addressing challenging behaviors in school settings, and facilitating anger management for clients of all ages. 

Naeem enjoys collaborating with parents to improve family dynamics and foster a healthier family environment. His holistic and comprehensive approach is anchored in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

He is also trained in ERP treatment for children and youth struggling with OCD. Naeem is dedicated to fostering resilience and self-discovery to help guide you towards a fulfilling, balanced, and healthy life.

Naeem Thompson Is Licensed to Serve Clients in Maryland and Is In-Network with Cigna, Evernorth, Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) & Carefirst.

  • Maryland Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW, License #22626). Supervisor: Maria Poulakis Johnsen, LCSW-C

Professional Certifications and Special Training

  • Advanced Training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Specialized training in ERP

Naeem 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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