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Dr. Almaz Assefaw DNP, PMHNP, FNP

VerifiedOffers Online TherapyIn-person Meetings
Acepting new clientsAccepts Insurance
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General Office Hours

In Eastern Time

Mondayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Tuesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Wednesdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Thursdayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
Fridayfrom 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM

What was your path to becoming a therapist? What inspired you to choose this profession?

Almaz Assefaw, DNP, PMHNP, FNP Almaz Assefaw is a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner in Virginia with more than 21 years of experience in the medical field in both inpatient and outpatient care. She has a Doctoral degree in Nursing Practice. Almaz's goal is to build strong relationships with clients of all ages to help them with their mental health needs. She believes treatment decisions should be made in partnership with the client so that care is both patient-centered and holistic. Her passion is helping people get unstuck and move on with their lives. In her free time, Almaz enjoys hiking, walking, dancing, reading, and traveling.



LGBTQIA related issues

Medication Management

General Expertise



Relationship Issues


Bipolar disorder

Child mental health

Eating disorders

Sleep & insomnia issues

In-Network Insurance



Cigna EAP


Evernorth Health Services

Johns Hopkins Healthcare


Adults (25-65)

Seniors (65+)

Children (5-12)

Adolescents (13-17)

Treatment Approaches / Modalities

Internal Family Systems Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)


  • Virginia, DNP, PMHNP, FNP, 24169575


Howard University

Howard University

Howard University

Howard University

Online Therapy

Office at 12007 Sunrise Valley Dr, Reston, VA

Frequently Asked Questions About Dr. Assefaw, DNP, PMHNP, FNP

It’s not uncommon to have questions before starting therapy. Dr. Assefaw, DNP, PMHNP, FNP, has answered a few of the questions they receive most often from new clients.

Is Dr. Assefaw accepting new clients?

Yes, Dr. Assefaw is accepting new clients for online therapy in Virginia and in-person appointments at 12007 Sunrise Valley Dr, Suite 300, Reston, VA, 20191.

Does Dr. Assefaw accept insurance?

Yes, Dr. Assefaw accepts insurance, including Aetna, CareFirst, Cigna EAP, ComPsych, Evernorth Health Services and Johns Hopkins Healthcare.

Does Dr. Assefaw offer in-person appointments?

Yes, Dr. Assefaw offers in-person appointments at 12007 Sunrise Valley Dr, Suite 300, Reston, VA, 20191.

Does Dr. Assefaw offer online therapy?

Yes, Dr. Assefaw offers online therapy via video sessions to people in Virginia.

How quickly can I see Dr. Assefaw?

Dr. Assefaw typically can speak with new clients within 48 hours. You can see their current general office hours and request an appointment on their profile page.

What languages does Dr. Assefaw speak?

Dr. Assefaw conducts therapy sessions in English and Amharic.

Can I book an appointment with Dr. Assefaw online?

Yes, you can easily book an appointment with Dr. Assefaw online using Choosing Therapy’s directory.