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LCSW-C Amy Dibos

Provides online counseling through BetterHelp

Mental health conditions are real, common and treatable.

And recovery is possible.

Amy Dibos is an experienced, licensed Mental Health Professional who specializes in affordable online therapy offered through our partner, BetterHelp.

More about me

Licensing: LCSW-C Years in Practice: 36 State: Maryland

I am a certified licensed clinical social worker with a masters degree from the University of Texas at Austin. I am married and the mother of three adult children. I have worked in agency settings and private practice for over 37 years. I have been in private practice providing individual psychotherapy with adolescents and adults, couples counseling and family therapy for 20 years. I use a variety of techniques in therapy, trying to find what will work best for you. These techniques are likely to include dialogue, interpretation, cognitive reframing, awareness and self monitoring exercises, relaxation techniques, mindfulness work and journal writing. Approaching feelings or thoughts that you may have tried to avoid for a long time or recent painful experiences can be painful and scary and my goal is to provide you a confidential, supportive and non judgmental space for you to explore these feelings and life experiences.

My areas of specialization and expertise include individual therapy for both men and women, couples and family therapy. I have extensive experience working with a cognitive behavioral approach for anxiety and depression, adjustment, transition and relationship issues. In addition I have experience working with survivors of trauma, abuse and victimization. My private practice is currently located in a college town and I have had years of experience working with college age students transitioning to the college environment as well as the transition to the next stage of their adult lives.

It would be my pleasure and honor to support you at this time in your life. I look forward to getting to know you and working with you.


About online counseling

Online counseling allows you to receive care from an online mental health practitioner via phone, video chat, or instant messaging. It is convenient for those who may have trouble getting to or would prefer not to have in-person therapy appointments. Ranging from $60 to $90 per week, online counseling is generally more affordable than in-person counseling. A study by researchers at University of California, Berkeley found that online counseling can be just as effective as face-to-face therapy while being more convenient, affordable, and accessible.

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Reviews for Amy Dibos

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Amy is like my fairy godmother. I look forward to speaking with her knowing my time is valued, and I leave our conversation feeling like I can take on the world!

Apr 19, 2023


Amy has changed my life. She's helped me with grieving an unexpected death in my family, going through divorce, and starting a whole new chapter in my life! She's patient and kind. Blessed to have her and so will you.

R.I.·Jun 01, 2022


I’ve been working with Amy for a couple of years and she’s helped me with all my relationships from family, friends and business! She loves what she does and it’s refreshing to work with her. So lucky to have found Amy.

R.I.·Dec 28, 2021


Talking to Amy is like talking to an old friend! She’s the best!

M.E.·May 05, 2021


Amy is the best, 10/10 recommend!

B.O.·May 03, 2021


I was hesitant to start a talk therapy program but I feel I got extremely lucky when the service matched me with Amy. It feels like chatting with a friend, I'm comfortable enough sharing my thoughts and feelings, and Amy truly listens.

L.O.·Apr 24, 2021


I have worked with Amy for over two years and it has changed my life. She helped me appreciate the importance of acceptance of who I am, self-compassion, and moving past my cognitive distortions using CBT. She clearly listened deeply to me during our sessions and was able to provide unique insights into how to move past challenges in my life. I would highly suggest anyone needing to make a change in their life work with Amy to help them do so.

V.A.·Dec 12, 2020


Kind and careful.

H..·Dec 10, 2020


Amy is very smart, articulate and supportive. She's timely and easy to reach.

S.C.·Nov 05, 2020


I could never have expected the sense of relief I feel each time Amy responds to one of my concerns. She has an unparalleled ability to be present. And I am taken aback by the breadth of her insights.

M.A.·Oct 09, 2020


Amy is truly amazing ! I always wanted to see a therapist but never really had the courage to do so. With Amy theres just a bond of trust and You immediately feel like She really understands and cares for you not as a client but truly as a person. She has helped me with anxiety something i have struggled with for years and Past trauma and current situations. She is just an amazing and loving person

N.A.·Aug 01, 2020


Amy is wonderful, compassionate and genuinely cares about her clients. I’m very fortunate to be working with her.

R.I.·Jun 01, 2020


I always feel so much better after a session with Amy. She is fantastic at what she does. Thank you!

M.I.·Apr 17, 2020


I am still early in the process and do not know her well enough to give a proper review, but so far I have no complaints and she is meeting my needs. My hope is to love working with her and that she becomes a very valuable and trusting person in my life, I tend to struggle with getting that relaxed with a person but I hope this grows and I can do this at a later date and say that I can’t imagine not having her in my corner. All of this will come in time. So for now, I am as happy as a person needing support can be.

F.R.·Jul 14, 2019


Amy is the best! She has helped me through many things I’ve needed help in my life.

J.E.·May 27, 2018


Amy is a very positive and encouraging therapist. She is honest with me but in a very kind and hopeful way. I am enjoying having Amy as a therapist and I am learning, bit-by-bit, to become positive and compassionate toward myself.

D.E.·Apr 09, 2018


I like that Amy allows me to begin with my most pressing issues.

K.A.·Feb 14, 2018


Amy is an excellent clinician. She offers a variety of techniques, unique for each individual, depending on their needs. Very responsive, on daily basis. She has helped me through some very difficult times and i'm thankful to have found her and her expertise, compassion, and also sense of humor. It is clearly evident she enjoys what she does and does it because she enjoys - and is good at it :-)

K.A.·Oct 03, 2017


I really love Amy! She is very responsive... way more than I would have ever expected any counselor to be. At first I was kind of nervous about writing all the time, but she really encouraged me to write in the space between live sessions. I have been to therapy before, and I find it extremely helpful to be able to stay in touch with the therapist = between appointments. This is especially true because often when I would go into therapy, I struggled to remember what were "highs and lows" of that week.

K.A.·Jul 29, 2017


Amy always has great advice and is concerned about my wellbeing. She listens and responds promptly. She makes it easy to share my life's problems, concerns and accomplishments.

J.O.·Jun 28, 2017


Amy is very empathic without being intrusive. She's great to confide in and encouraging while also remaining very professional

M.A·May 22, 2017


Amy is great. Always available for a chat. She provides me with exercises to better deal with my anxiety.

A.M.·May 07, 2017


I like Amy, and her insight is very helpful. She keeps you focused on the important things and is not afraid to give you real advice.

B.R·Apr 21, 2017


Amy is very thoughtful and insightful. She has a great balance of providing feedback/advice while still letting you figure some things out on your own.

L.E.·Apr 11, 2017


Very, very supportive and helpful. I feel like she understands me and has my back.

B.E.·Apr 05, 2017


Amy has been a great level head to speak with while I'm having a tough spot in my marriage. She can always pinpoint the area's to explore and help.

S.A·Mar 31, 2017


Great response time and very kind!

B.R·Mar 02, 2017


Amy has been such a great help so far. She always replies quickly and addresses all of my concerns and questions. I can definitely tell she takes time to actually read my messages and crafts thoughtful answers. She's also gone above and beyond what I expected and shared some very helpful Ted Talks and worksheets with me. I would recommend Amy to anyone!

S.Y·Feb 28, 2017


Amy is a wonderful help. I can count on her sound advice and happy demeanor to brighten my day and help me navigate the path that appears before me.

K.A·Feb 05, 2017


Amy has been exactly what I needed. A source of advice and a way for me to express my thoughts and feelings without judgement. Thank you, Amy!

D.A·Jan 24, 2017


Amy is great. She seems to always be there when I need her most.

H.E·Jan 23, 2017


Amy has been responsive and supportive. I do feel this online interaction is surprisingly authentic and helpful for me at this time.

L.E·Jan 20, 2017


Amy is amazing. Simple as that.

J.E·Dec 28, 2016


I wanted to write another testimonial for Amy Dibos to add to what I said before. It's clear to me that she really reads my messages and thinks about them. Then, she responds with substantive thoughts and suggestions. She doesn't simply react to what I say and ask questions. Rather, she gives me something to think about or consider, something to try out, or explore. I really find that useful. She doesn't just listen (which is hugely important by itself), but she also responds with substance. Thanks to BetterHelp for having counselors like Amy available!

J.E·Dec 08, 2016


Amy is a phenomenal counselor! She gives me great feedback and even checks on me when I don't respond in a few days. It feels great to know that she's thinking of me and not just waiting on me to come to her.

L.A·Nov 28, 2016


Amy Dibos is a great counselor and she's there for you. She is great especially because I've never had someone to talk to.

N.I·Nov 15, 2016


Amy is very helpful. She offers practical advice that can be immediately implemented into everyday life. She is easy to relate to and very friendly. I enjoy reading her responses!

N.I·Nov 14, 2016


She is awesome. I was having a very difficult time and she made it all clear. She is the best....TRY IT

L.O·Nov 14, 2016


Amy is sensitive. Thoughtful. Very helpful and non judgmental. She is also very responsive and makes me feel like she cares very much about helping me.

C.A·Oct 27, 2016


Amy was exactly what I was looking for.

R.E·Jun 16, 2016


I've only spent a few weeks talking with her, but she has been giving great advice. Really couldn't ask for anyone better right now. Thank you so much Amy!

K.E·Jun 03, 2016


Affordable, convenient, and accessible, Amy Dibos offers counseling online

  • Affordable: Pay a low flat fee.
  • Convenient: Do it at your own time and at your own pace. Communicate whenever you feel it's needed.
  • Available now: There is no waiting list and no calls to make. Simply fill out a short questionnaire and send your first message.