Named a “top therapist” by mental health professionals in the DC area, in a poll conducted by Washingtonian Magazine in 2009. Voted as a “favorite therapist” by readers of Washington Parent magazine in 2012.
Upon graduation from Brown University, Jonah taught Special Education before attaining a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work from Boston University. He has since gained graduate certificates in Advanced Clinical Practice, Play Therapy, and Family Therapy. Mr. Green has practiced clinical work in several inpatient and outpatient settings and has served as a Clinical Director for YMCA Silver Spring Youth Services, Hearts and Homes for Youth in Silver Spring, MD, CPC Health in Rockville, MD, and Affiliated Sante Group in Silver Spring, MD. He has nearly 30 years of clinical experience and has been in private practice for over 20 years. Jonah formed Jonah Green and Associates in 2008 with the aim of expanding access to high-quality family-centered services for children, adolescents, and adults.
Mr. Green provides individual and family therapy for children, teens, and adults. He also provides parental consultation as well as couples therapy. Mr. Green has expertise in several areas, including developmental delay and disability, behavioral and mood disorders, divorce and separation, and stepfamily dynamics.
Jonah’s style is active and engaging. Generous with ideas, he sees therapy as a forum to conduct collaborative, healing conversations with individual clients, and to generative such conversations among couples and family members. Jonah seeks and is responsive to feedback and sees clients as co-creators of the healing process. Jonah is an integrative therapist who has post-graduate training in psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and systemic approaches to therapy.
Training and Consulting
Jonah conducts training for therapists in several topics, including working effectively with stepfamilies, family therapy and autism, integrating play into family therapy, collaborative approaches to couple and family therapy, and divorce therapy. A Registered Clinical Social Work Supervisor, Jonah leads a weekly Family Therapy skill-building group for clinicians in the Greater Washington area, and moderates an Egroup for clinicians called FamilytherapistsDC.
Jonah has consulted with several organizations in the Greater Washington, DC area, including Community Services for Autistic Adults and Children, Community Support Services, Potomac Community Resources, and the National Institutes of Health.
Mr. Green has written articles for clinical publications on several topics, including: family therapy training, family-centered approaches to treating autism, teens and therapy, therapy with Latino immigrants, therapy with divorcing families, therapy with affluent families, helping individuals with disabilities transition to adulthood, and addressing the emotional needs of children who receive special education services.
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Mr. Green speaks fluent Spanish. He has conducted therapy in Spanish throughout his career, and has spent significant time in several Latin American countries.
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