Welcome to Lissa Mantell, MSW

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My Approach to Therapy


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I’m glad you are here.

I strive to bring a warm, nurturing, honest and straightforward approach to our work. My goal is for you to feel at ease as we navigate this journey together.

Hesitant about seeking therapy? I welcome the opportunity to speak with you about your concerns and help you figure out next steps.

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About Me

I truly believe the right "fit" between a client and therapist is the key to successful therapy.  It is my job to attune to your needs and create a safe place, with you, to explore.

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I’m really glad you’ve chosen to find a therapist.  As a clinical social worker with years of experience working with clients and their families, I appreciate the opportunity to assist you with whatever may be causing you distress in your life.

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Individual Therapy Services

Gender Identity Exploration


I have special interest and expertise in working with those who express their gender in non-traditional ways.


More About Therapy for gender exploration

Kids, Tweens and Teens


Offering an authentic connection to kids, tweens and teens in therapy is one of my specialities. 

More About Therapy for Kids, Tweens and Teens

Trauma Informed Care


I am honored to provide trauma-informed therapy to all of my clients.  

We will co-create a calm and safe place within which we'll strengthen your resilience to better manage tough emotions and experiences.

more about trauma informed therapy

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Lissa Mantell, MSW, LCSW-C, LICSW

8701 Georgia Avenue Suite 403, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

(301) 960-8546