Therapists in District Of Columbia specializing in Phobias & fears

Below you’ll find a list of therapists in the District Of Columbia who specialize in phobias & fears and are available for online and in-person therapy sessions. You can review each therapist’s profile page to decide if they’re right for you, and then easily book an appointment.

Therapy for Phobias & Fears

Fear is characterized by unpleasant feelings associated with the real or perceived threat of danger. Phobias, although they may stem from traumatic experiences, are oftentimes irrational fears of things that are unlikely to cause harm. Phobic individuals experience intense, debilitating bouts of fear that compromise overall well-being. Common phobias include social phobias, agoraphobia, acrophobia, pteromerhanophobia, and claustrophobia. Working with a therapist who specializes in phobias & fears may help you overcome mental health challenges linked to phobias & fears.

Finding Psychologists, Therapists, and Counselors in the District of Columbia (DC)

Finding a therapist in the District of Columbia may be easier than in most other states, as DC has one of the highest densities of licensed therapists in the US. Online therapy is also a good option if you’d prefer to avoid traveling or if a therapist with a particular specialty is not located near you. 

Out of pocket costs for therapy in DC will be about $200 per session. For couples counseling and family therapy, costs are usually $200+ per session. First appointments with a therapist tend to be a little longer and may cost a little more. Specialized services can also cost more.


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