Lorraine Harpur
Lorraine Harpur

Lorraine Harpur


Licensed Graduate Marriage and Family Therapist practicing in Bethesda, MD

Provides: Individual, Couple, and Family Therapy

Years in Practice: 3

School: The University of San Diego, Marital and Family Therapy Program

Personal Experience & Biography

Lorraine Harpur is a Licensed Graduate Marriage and Family Therapist who believes in a systems oriented and evidenced-based approach in helping individuals, couples and families work toward their fullest potential. Lorraine works to maintain a safe environment for her clients and is dedicated to creating a healthy therapeutic relationship. She has a warm, caring, and genuine approach to therapy and feels that client collaboration is essential. 

After spending the last year working in a primary care setting, Lorraine has observed a strong connection between mind and body, utilizing mindfulness during therapy sessions when suitable. Lorraine has experience treating clients with anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation, separation, infidelity, sexual dysfunction, chronic pain, and working with members of the LGBTQ+ community. 

Lorraine draws from various modalities when working with her clients including but not limited to CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), ACT (Acceptance and Commitment Therapy) and EFT (Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy).

After a decade of working in the Hospitality industry, Lorraine had a yearning to work with others in a more meaningful way and to further her understanding of human relationships. She decided to pursue a degree in the field of psychotherapy and received her Master’s degree from the University of San Diego in beautiful Southern California. Having recently moved to the East Coast, Lorraine is enjoying the diversity of culture and seasons. Most weekends she can be found cycling through the wonderful bike trails in Maryland and the surrounding area.