Imagine… Your Own Counselor in Washington DC

Did you know you have your own, individual counselor in Washington DC, ready to help you?

We are PC & CC – The Pastoral Counseling and Consultation Center of Greater Washington. Our interfaith and multidisciplinary Washington DC staff are state licensed, highly trained professionals.

At some point most of us need help facing difficult problems, like repairing relationships or even depression. Have all your good intentions failed and left you bewildered and stuck? Relationships that once were strong become brittle. The pressures of work consume your every thought. Your family is spinning out of control.

You do not need to be alone in this. Help is just a phone call away. Call (202) 670-5065.

Carl Siegel, PhD

Carl Siegel, PhD
Carl Siegel The Reverend Dr. Carl Siegel, Clinical Psychologist and an ordained Episcopal clergyman, joined the staff of PC & CC in 1990. Dr. Siegel is the Executive Director of the Pastoral Counseling and Consultation Center. Dr. Siegel specializes in Imago Relationship Therapy and dynamic approaches to individual, couples and group therapy to address anxiety,...

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Anne Contee

Anne Contee
Anne Contee Presently, Anne is completing a second Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling through Loyola University’s Pastoral Counseling degree. Anne will be providing professional counseling services, integrating a holistic approach which emphasizes the connection of mind, body and spirit. Anne lives and instructs authentically and holistically, encouraging alignment of mind, body and spirit....

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Caroline Bernhardt-Lanier, MS, MEd, LCPC

Caroline Bernhardt-Lanier, MS, MEd, LCPC
Caroline Bernhardt-Lanier Areas of Focus Couples Caroline is passionate about Imago Relationship Therapy and enjoys helping couples experience deeper connection, healing, wholeness, and joy in their relationship. She and her husband Jason are certified presenters for the Getting the Love You Want and Start Right, Stay Connected workshops of Imago Relationships International. They offer workshops several times a...

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Ciara Simonson, M.Div.

Ciara Simonson, M.Div.
Ciara Simonson Ciara Simonson, M.Div., brings a heart of compassion, genuine care and empathic understanding in her counseling practice. She serves as a counseling intern under the supervision of the licensed clinical supervision team at the Pastoral Counseling and Consultation Center. Ciara's approach to working with clients includes a combination of cognitive behavioral theory and...

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Hayley Hoffman

Hayley Hoffman
Hayley Hoffman Hayley is a psychodynamically trained clinical counselor focusing on helping clients to live life on life's terms. She works from an empathic stance, helping clients through the process of noticing, identifying and understanding patterns of behavior that, while once useful coping mechanisms are no longer working. Together with her clients, they explore past...

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Joanne Comstock, PhD

Joanne Comstock, PhD
Joanne Comstock Joanne intentionally incorporates people’s openness to religion and spirituality into the counseling setting to promote the client’s psychological and emotional healing and flourishing. Joanne continues to be interested in the interconnection between positive psychology and spirituality, focusing on people’s strengths to promote growth and well-being. She has worked with clients to address various...

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Kelly Brown, MS

Kelly Brown, MS
Kelly Brown Kelly D. Brown is a counselor intern who takes a caring and compassionate approach to therapy, believing that every person’s experience is unique, endeavoring to understand the depth of each client’s individual perspective, and committing to addressing their specific needs through the client-therapist relationship. Faith/Spirituality. Kelly believes faith and spirituality often inform clients’...

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Lena Aburdene Derhally, MS, LPC

Lena Aburdene Derhally, MS, LPC
Lena Aburdene Derhally I am a licensed psychotherapist and my areas of expertise focus on all relational and relationship issues at any stage: singles, unmarried couples, engaged couples (premarital counseling), married couples and couples with children. I also specialize in treating anxiety and panic attacks incorporating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Other areas of expertise include: Difficult...

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Rebecca Sears, MDiv, LPC

Rebecca Sears, MDiv, LPC
Rebecca Sears Rebecca Sears has been in practice as a pastoral psychotherapist at PC & CC since 1986. As a Clinical Instructor with the Institute for Imago Relationship therapy, she is now training clinicians and other professionals in Imago Relationship Therapy. Deeply rooted in the healing and growth potential of Imago Relationship Therapy, Rebecca is...

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Robert Gordon, MSOD, MA, MS

Robert Gordon, MSOD, MA, MS
Robert Gordon Bob employs a whole-person approach to coaching that helps his clients achieve balance and harmony in relationships, work, and the spiritual aspect of being human. He is experienced in working with clients on life purpose, calling, and career; relationship and marriage; addiction and recovery (including sex, love, spending, internet, and food); codependency; adult...

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Tory Joseph, M.Ed., LCPC

Tory Joseph, M.Ed., LCPC
Tory Joseph Is there too much tension, conflict, disrespect or indifference in your relationship with a loved one?  Is being a parent too stressful?  Are you struggling to find balance and peace in your family life?  Maybe you have a child who is challenging and you are feeling overwhelmed or locked in a power struggle? ...

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