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Our Counseling Services


Dr. Durana offers individual counseling in a safe and supportive environment where you can work through problems, experiment with solutions tailored to your needs, learn about yourself, and develop life skills.


Couples are assisted in developing skills for understanding and changing behaviors and attitudes that interfere with healthy individual and couple functioning. 

Wellness & Life

Wellness coaching helps you attain your desired level of optimal wellness. Life coaching addresses specific projects, situations, or transitions in your life or profession, and it assists in clarifying and discovering a source of action for specific goals.

Meet Dr. Durana

Carlos Durana, Ph.D., M.Ac. is a licensed clinical psychologist with over twenty-five years of experience in the field of individual and couples counseling. He is also experienced in areas of complementary medicine that helps enhance mindfulness, wellness, and life management. His approach is based on acceptance and regard for others; it is practical, educational, and holistic.

Dr. Durana is a very compassionate and caring professional. He is not just a good listener; he also gave me the tools and helped me identify skills for solving my problems and gaining more confidence in myself. He was a great influence not only in my life but also in my family relationships and happiness. For all that I am forever thankful.

F.S. B.

From The Blog

From the Podcast

A Deeper Dive Into Therapy

by Dr. Carlos Durana | A Caring Podcast

About A Caring Approach

Dr. Durana draws on a wide variety of successful psychotherapeutic methods when working with patients. A combination of holistic therapeutic services may be needed to confront the challenges in your life, and A Caring Approach will help you create your own wellness strategy using methods to manage your progress.

Our Locations

4915 St. Elmo Ave.,
Suite 504 - Room 7c
Bethesda, MD 20814
(301) 654-0100

1875 Campus Commons Dr.
Suite 210 - Room 11B
Reston, Virginia, 20191
(703) 775-1074

1625 K Street, NW,
Suite 375C
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 601-3538

2265 Cedar Cove Court
Reston, VA 20191
(703) 884-8810