fulfillment with respect to their health, relationships, education, career, or creative endeavors.

As a therapist with broad and intensive post-graduate training in varied theoretical traditions,

I typically employ an integrative approach, tailored to the individual.  I keep a close eye on emerging theory and treatment research.  I strive to build therapeutic relationships characterized by warmth, openness, thoughtfulness, firmness, direct communication, teaching, learning, and collaboration.

What can you expect from therapy?  The vast majority of my clients experience less distress in their lives and are strengthened by an expanded repertoire of personally relevant life skills.  Many of my clients also become more reflective, self-trusting, insightful, intentional, and successful in meeting broader life goals. 

To learn more about the services I provide (individual therapy, mental health consultation, and supervision for social workers), please call (202-577-6074) or write (  To learn more about group therapy services, see the website for The Fox Rea Group:, a practice that I share with my colleague, Dr. Parker Rea.



Lou Stovall

I am a licensed clinical social worker in private practice.  I provide consultation and psychotherapy services for adolescents and adults from diverse walks of life.  I treat clients who suffer from depression, anxiety, unresolved trauma, loss, grief, interpersonal difficulties, and other sources of seemingly unmanageable distress.  I also help clients navigate specific life transitions:  for example, to a new school, job, relationship, or parenthood.  Finally, I welcome clients who are experiencing relatively diffuse, general discontent and searching for greater