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About Dr. Carlos Durana

Over 25 years of experience in the field of Individual, Couples, and Life Counseling Services.

Dr. Carlos Durana, Ph.D., M.Ac.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Counselor

Carlos Durana, Ph.D., M.Ac. is a licensed clinical psychologist and counselor with over twenty-five years of experience in the field of individual and couples counseling. Dr. Durana is a member of the American Psychological Association, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.

He is also experienced in areas of complementary medicine that help enhance mindfulness, wellness, and life management. His approach is based on acceptance and regard for others; it is practical, educational, and holistic.

“To assist others to enhance strengths and resources;
To expand health and wellbeing;
To relieve suffering and release limitations;
To support others in finding their Path(s)
So their gifts may come to fruition …
This is my calling.”
– Dr. Carlos Durana

Areas of Expertise

  • Individual Therapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Relationship Issues
  • Marital Problems
  • Anxiety/Fears/Stress
  • Psychophysiological
  • Mind-Body
  • Chronic Pain or Illness
  • Fertility Issues
  • Men’s Issues


Areas of Expertise

  • Wellness and Health Enhancement
  • Fitness and Sports Issues
  • Personality Disorders
  • Depression
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Life Transitions
  • Spiritual Concerns
  • Sexual Intimacy and Dysfunctions


I Work With Individuals, Couples, Families, & Groups


individual counseling improves self-awareness and provides a safe environment to practice self-exploration.


Couples counseling is designed for couples to work together to increase satisfaction and fulfillment in the relationship.

Wellness & Life

Wellness and life coaching is designed to help shift habitual thought patterns or beliefs to create a new foundation.

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Jane – Mother: Age 36

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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