Archive for March, 2009

Dr. Susan Hamilton Returns to

Ashburn Psychological Services

We are pleased to announce the return of Dr. Susan Hamilton who has been on sabbatical. Dr. Hamilton is a highly trained clinical psychologist who provides consultation, assessment and psychotherapy for children, adolescents and adults.  Dr. Hamilton is accepting new referrals at both the Ashburn and Leesburg offices. Her biography is listed here for your review.

Dr. Hamilton received her Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology from the Institute of Psychiatry, University of London, England, where she worked as a research psychologist conducting research on learning and memory, developing assessment tests and providing psychological services.

After returning to the United States, her career has included private practice, university teaching, consultation, evaluations and counseling. Dr. Hamilton has directed sexual assault and drug treatment programs and, for the past several years, she has supervised the American Red Cross Disaster Mental Health Program.

Known nationally and internationally as a subject matter expert in the areas of trauma and prevention of post-traumatic stress disorder, she serves on the Advisory Board of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, the Advisory Committees of America’s Health Together and the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs.

Dr. Hamilton has published extensively in journals and books. She is an experienced public speaker and presenter at conferences. Dr. Hamilton’s major interest is in the evaluation and treatment of adults, teens, children and families. She works with individuals and groups.

Please contact Laura Cusumano, our office manager, to schedule an appointment with Dr. Hamilton. Laura can be reached directly at: (703) 723-2999 or info@ashburnpsych.com To review our staff bios and services, please visit www.ashburnpsych.com

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Offices now in Leesburg!

Ashburn Psychological Services is pleased to announce the opening of its second location in Leesburg at 704 King Street #1. We are thankful to the many Loudoun County professionals and agencies that have supported our steady growth, and we strive to continue to provide our clients with excellent care – both in Ashburn and Leesburg.

For those of you who don’t know us yet, we are 14 member multidisciplinary team of clinicians comprised of board certified child, adolescent, forensic and adult psychiatrists; clinical psychologists; neuropsychologists; social workers; speech and language and auditory processing specialists and life coaches. Below is a bulleted listing of our services:

  • Child, Adolescent, Adult and Forensic Psychiatry and Medication Management
  • Child, Adolescent, Adult, Individual, Couples, Group and Family Psychotherapy
  • Developmental Testing (e.g., the Denver, Bailey’s, NEPSY and ADOS for infants and toddlers)
  • Educational Testing
  • IQ and School Placement Testing
  • Neuropsychological Testing (2 licensed neuropsychologists on staff)
  • ADHD Testing (e.g., the CPT-II and TOVA)
  • Psychological Testing
  • Auditory Processing Testing
  • Substance Abuse Testing
  • Free Support Groups for ADHD, Bipolar Disorder and Depression (Depression-Bipolar Support Alliance of Northern Virginia)
  • Life Coaching and Vocational and Career Testing
  • Child and Adolescent Social Skills Groups
  • In-Home Consultation and Therapy

Please contact our office manager, Laura Cusumano, to discuss your needs and how we can best be of service to you in either Leesburg or Ashburn. Laura can be reached at: (703) 723-2999 or ashburnpsych@gmail.com You may also visit us at www.ashburnpsych.com to review our team bios and services in greater detail.

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