Larry Cohen, LICSW

CounselingMaleAge 65

Larry Cohen
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Larry Cohen, LICSW - Social Anxiety Help - National Social Anxiety Center DC

4808 43rd Pl Nw Washington, DC 20016

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(202) 244-0903

Larry Cohen, LICSW is a Counselor in Washington, DC and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University Of Michigan School Of Social Work medical school in 1987. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Larry Cohen to book an appointment.

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  • Low Wait Times
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Larry Cohen's conditions and procedures:

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Attack
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CTB-I)
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Grief
  • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Relationship Issues
  • Social Phobia
  • Stress

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Larry Cohen's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Larry Cohen

4.8

Based on 62 ratings

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  • Trusted the provider's decisions (51)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (50)
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  • Staff wasn't friendly (2)
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I have been dealing with social anxiety for a while now, not really knowing how to deal with it or if I could ever improve. But after attending group therapy with Larry, I am more confident and less avoidant. I now know techniques on how I can tackle this and also more on why social anxiety happens in the first place. Larry has encouraged and challenged my group which has helped us make tremendous progress. Even after our sessions, he would make himself available if we needed extra help or guidance. Larry has so much experience and has seen it all, which is why I recommend him if you are looking to improve your self-confidence and tackle social anxiety.
What went well
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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24 people found this helpful
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Feb 05, 2021
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Larry is an excellent therapist. This is the second time I have worked with him. In 2011 I participated in his CBT workshop (Group Therapy). That was an immensely rewarding experience; it helped me improve self-awareness, learn strategies on how to work through anxiety, and in large part increased my self-esteem. I would recommend this workshop to everyone. In 2020, I started experiencing severe anxiety again and resumed working with Larry from Oct 2020 - Jan 2021. My anxiety was manifesting as procrastination, general anxiety, avoidance, etc. Larry helped me develop strategies, routines that are helping me overcome these wide-ranging symptoms. I am successfully avoiding negative thinking, catastrophizing, stop all-or-nothing thinking, and other similar thought patterns. Larry also helped me with my concerns related to my twins (8 years old) which was also an area that I needed help. I wholeheartedly recommend Larry.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
24 people found this helpful
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Jan 28, 2021
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As someone who has worked with several therapists over the course of my life, I have experienced a range of techniques employed by mental health therapists (talk therapy, Freudian, somatic therapy, etc). I can attest to Larry's technique and approach. His astute ability to listen, synthesize, and offer practical guidance leads to results. I've been surprised with my progress towards defined goals in working with him. And - I am also pleasantly astonished by how well telehealth is working (I admit - I was skeptical at first); primarily because he is so engaged. If you are looking for practical tools—and ready to do the work to grow—he may be a very good fit for you too!
What went well
  • Listened & answered questions
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23 people found this helpful
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Aug 06, 2020
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I found Larry Cohen to be very focused and task oriented. He's very good at explaining his approach and his interpretation of the situation. He encourages feedback and wants to know how I feel about the situation.
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Frank – Aug 04, 2020
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I have seen various counselors over the years; however, Larry has been the best at identifying the root causes for my habitual worry and generalized anxiety. We have developed various strategies and refined them, as needed. There have been highs and lows in my progress; however, Larry has been there for me, listened intently, and helped to facilitate discipline in adhering to the agreed-upon program. I have not worked with any counselor who has been as invested in the improvement of my mental health as Larry. I have made progress thanks to him and for this, I am extremely grateful.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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23 people found this helpful
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Aug 02, 2020
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I strongly recommend Larry to others. He truly cares about your well being. He is committed to understanding what are the root causes of your thinking and behavior.
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23 people found this helpful
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Jul 30, 2020
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He's very inpatient. The sessions didn't help. He's also very weird.
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  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Jul 28, 2020
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Larry helped me tremendously this year. I especially appreciated the way he structured our sessions - always with a clear goal in mind. He was always looking for feedback/suggestions, which I also think was great. Would definitely recommend.
What went well
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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23 people found this helpful
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Jul 23, 2020
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Larry was very helpful in providing many helpful techniques for dealing with social anxiety. He led group therapy sessions which involved opportunities to challenge negative beliefs and practice helpful healthy behaviors and thoughts in a safe environment. I highly recommend working with him because I have been able to make significant progress under his direction.
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Mar 10, 2020
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I would absolutely recommend Larry Cohen for social anxiety help. I participated in a therapy group that he facilitated and he is very thorough in explaining conditions and offering personalized insights. He is a great listener and offered a gentle nudge to keep making progress when needed, which I found especially helpful. He offered a variety of different exercises and activities, including field trips where we practiced initiating conversations with strangers. He genuinely seemed to care about the progress we were making and solicited feedback after each session, both written and verbal. He provided a structure to the group while also allowing each person to define for themselves what they wanted to put into the group and what particular goals they wanted to work on. At the end of the group, he provided a progress report comparing our social anxiety results before and after group. It was an intense experience, but very worthwhile and I have noticed a big difference in how I feel.
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Meredith – Feb 07, 2020
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I found Larry's approach both professional and thorough in his assessment and discourse for the duration of our sessions. He set clear goals and was quite thorough in his questions and advice. Plus I liked the home setting.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
23 people found this helpful
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John H. – Sep 19, 2019
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Larry is a very experienced and professional therapist. He has years of experience in helping with people suffering from social anxiety. He is kind and has very soft approach. His strategies and techniques helped me a lot. He is a very good listener and attentive.
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22 people found this helpful
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Sep 10, 2019
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Larry is an excellent practitioner and cares about his patients. Working with Larry was a transformational experience. I am now able to apply CBT tools to deal with negative thoughts and emotions and overcome irrational fears. As a result, I have a renewed confidence and am able to live life fully. It feels great! Larry equips you to become your own therapist essentially, and enables you to be capable of handling difficult thoughts, emotions and circumstances that arise in the course of one's life.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
21 people found this helpful
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Sep 05, 2019
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Larry is by far the best therapist I have ever worked with. He is very understanding and patient, but knows how to be firm when necessary. He always had my best interests at heart; a consummate professional. Unlike other therapists I've seen, he sets clear goals and provides a clear plan for progress, and it was amazing to watch myself progress. He uses CBT in a way that lets you become your own therapist through making alternative, yet subtle, shifts in perceiving your insecurities. I highly recommend him!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
21 people found this helpful
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Aug 20, 2019
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Larry is incredibly thoughtful and measured in his approach with people. I had an incredibly positive experience working with him over the course of the year. I especially benefited from his pragmatic plan-based approach to therapy, which made me feel like I could accomplish my goals with relative ease. Would absolutely recommend to others.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
20 people found this helpful
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Adi – Aug 13, 2019
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I was in one of the recent group sessions, with 5 to 7 others. Through discussions, role playing, daily and weekly "homework," and field trips, we worked on the techniques and experiments to lessen our anxiety. Some seemed a better "fit" for me, while others seemed more comfortable with different techniques. We also worked on ways to alter our core beliefs toward a more healthy and realistic outlook. Larry ensures everyone has equal time in discussions and presentations. He is very fair in providing feedback and challenging us. I learned a number of helpful techniques that helps minimize my social anxiety that I continue to use as the need arises.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
20 people found this helpful
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Aug 07, 2019
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Larry Cohen is a gem -- attentive, articulate, patient and caring. He paid close attention, asked focused, appropriate questions, and made recommendations ("homework") that helped put me back in control of my life. Larry's calm demeanor and encouraging, low-key style made it easy to engage in frank and open give-and-take with him. In short, Larry listened constructively and offered solutions that were objective, practical and realistic. I am deeply grateful to him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
19 people found this helpful
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Jun 27, 2019
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Larry is a caring, effective therapist who combines evidence-based practices with a thoughtful listening style. I made great progress working with Larry on work-related anxiety, and I can't thank him enough. I highly recommend Larry to anyone who seeks effective CBT.
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19 people found this helpful
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May 28, 2019
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Larry's individual and group therapy are incredibly powerful methods for the treatment of social anxiety. His practice is rooted in many years of experience navigating the subtleties of treatment and honing in on what actually works. I have spent the better part of my life searching for ways to combat my social anxiety, but it wasn't until I met Larry that I actually began to make significant strides in becoming more comfortable with who I am and how I perceive myself and others. I am eternally grateful for having met Larry. If social anxiety is a challenge for you, do yourself a favor and commit to group or individual sessions with Larry and see for yourself the radical change it can bring.
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May 20, 2019
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Biography

Larry Cohen, LICSW is a Counselor in Washington, DC and has over 34 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University Of Michigan...Read more

Specialties

  • Counseling
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Behavioral Therapy
  • Clinical Social Work
  • Cognitive & Behavioral Psychology
  • Psychotherapy
  • Social Work
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Education

1987
University Of Michigan School Of Social Work
Medical School
1976
University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Larry Cohen, LICSW offer telehealth services?

Larry Cohen has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Larry Cohen, LICSW accepting new patients?

Larry Cohen, LICSW generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Larry Cohen's profile to make an appointment.

Does Larry Cohen, LICSW accept my insurance?

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What are Larry Cohen, LICSW's top areas of care?

Larry Cohen frequently treats Adjustment Disorder , Anxiety, and Anxiety Attack. See all procedures and conditions Larry Cohen treats.

Where is Larry Cohen, LICSW's office located?

Larry Cohen's office is located at 4808 43rd Pl Nw, Washington, DC 20016. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Larry Cohen, LICSW speak?

Larry Cohen speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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Larry Cohen, LICSW - Social Anxiety Help - National Social Anxiety Center DC

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