Shana Spier


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Shana Spier, LGSW listens and works to deeply understand each patient's experience.  She believes that the ability to feel intimately connected to oneself and to others allows us to heal and experience ourselves in ways we never believed were possible.

For over ten years Shana has worked with individuals and couples struggling with anxiety around physical and emotional intimacy and connection , depression, body image, self-esteem and eating disorders , fertility issues, pregnancy and sexual desire , sexual trauma , infidelity , and performance anxiety .

Shana completed the prestigious and rigorous three years of advanced psychodynamic training at the Washington School of Psychiatry and extensive couples training in EFT (Emotionally focused therapy). She has many years of advanced training in identifying and treating intimacy and connection issues in relationships . She has attended numerous trainings in the Gottman Method of Couples Therapy. She is currently pursuing AASECT sex therapy certification.  Shana has lived in three different countries and worked with clients from multiple cultural and religious backgrounds. She completed her Bachelor and Master’s degree in Conflict Management and Mediation at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, Israel and her MSW degree at Yeshiva University in New York.

She lives in Silver Spring with her husband and their baby.

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Office Hours

Primary

Monday:

9:00 am-8:00 pm

Tuesday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Wednesday:

9:00 am-8:00 pm

Thursday:

9:00 am-7:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

9:30 AM-2:30 PM