Dr. Goldberg, Psy.D., received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Albany in Albany, NY and his Master of Educational Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. At this time, he did research on ADHD and has published in this area with Duke University. Dr. Goldberg received his Doctor of Psychology degree from the Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology, comprised of the College of William & Mary, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Old Dominion University and Norfolk State University. During graduate school, Dr. Goldberg first worked with veterans at the Hampton, VAMC and later completed his APA accredited internship at the Albany Consortium that includes the Albany VAMC. He also has done prominent research on how marriages change over time with Dr. David Olson in Minnesota. Dr. Goldberg’s current clinical interests include depression, grief issues, problem solving therapies, psychodynamic psychotherapy, crisis intervention and couples/marital therapy. He has worked with thousands of patients with a wide variety of disorders, and has worked in multiple settings. These settings include inpatient, partial hospitalization, outpatient, Veteran Affairs Medical Centers (VAMC), Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Ft. Belvoir Community Hospital, college counseling centers, and in private practice. He has experience in providing assessment and individual treatment in Primary Care, providing group and individual therapy, case management, supervision of students, and compensation evaluations along with expert testimony. Dr. Goldberg has also taught at the University level, published articles in psychology, and has completed a book entitled “The ABC’s of Mental Health.” Go here to read full curriculum vita.
Dr. Tatyana Cottle, Ph.D., LPC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor with extensive experience working with children, adolescents, individual adults, families, and couples with a variety of cultural backgrounds and who are struggling with mental health issues. She specializes in working with individuals who are going through life transitions, are survivors of trauma and/or abuse, or who are experiencing relationship challenges, depression, anxiety, and ADHD. Dr. Cottle also speaks Russian
Dr. Michele Dadson, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 20 years of experience working with children, adolescents and adults with moderate to severely impairing mood disorders, anxiety, obsessive compulsive behavior, disruptive behaviors, or continued family conflict. In addition to providing individual and family therapy, she routinely consults with school personnel and/or treating physicians. She is a firm believer in the importance of listening. As a client, you have the best sense of your goals for treatment. It is therefore her job to listen and help figure out how she gets you there. In addition to discussing your symptoms, she will also review the impact of numerous factors (e.g., family, school, and/or cultural influences) on your everyday life. Together, you will devise a course of treatment, which may include cognitive-behavioral, mindfulness- based, motivational interviewing and other evidence-based techniques.
Dr. Adnan Durrani, MD., is a psychiatrist who did his residency at Einstein Healthcare Network in Pennsylvania. He specializes in anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, ADHD, Schizophrenia OCD, PTSD, Substance Use Disorders and various other life crises. Dr. Durrani has treated a wide array of psychiatric disorders including depression, Bipolar Disorder, Schizoaffective Disorder, Schizophrenia, substance use Disorders, ADHD, Anxiety Disorders and Sleep Disorders. He strives to treat all of his patients with the kindness, empathy and patience that they deserve. His sessions are never rushed so that he can focus on helping you help yourself for a lasting remission. He sees both adults and children. Dr. Durrani also speaks Hindi, Urdu, Pashto, and Punjabi.
Dr. Irene Guya-Allen, Ph.D., recognizes the strengths and resources of individuals at all levels and works to meet them at their level and improve their life. She collaborates with them in a therapeutic relationship to bring about meaningful changes in their life, career, or wherever they need the change to occur. She has spent more than eleven years working in law enforcement improving public safety by helping a variety of populations manage stress, depression, substance abuse and numerous mental health disorders. In her role as a Clinical Psychologist, she is both a clinician and a consultant, as her duties go beyond providing individual and group therapy/treatment. Dr Guya-Allen utilizes her skills to prevent self-harm and suicide, help patients with intellectual disabilities and conduct mental health evaluations. Additionally, she strives to create a safe environment and knows that no single approach is the right one for every individual, and she has been trained in a range of modalities including, but not limited to, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution focused Brief Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Substance Abuse Counseling, Motivational Interviewing, Psycho-Education, Trauma Focused Therapy, Crisis Management and Intervention. She utilizes a blend of these modalities to provide treatment to individuals aged 13 and up. Her educational background includes a B.A. in Psychology from the College of St. Catherine, in St. Paul, Minnesota; an MA in Counseling Psychology from University of St. Thomas (Minneapolis, Minnesota) and a Doctorate in Counseling and Clinical Psychology from University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
Dr. Vienna Nightingale, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist. She has over 25-years of experience serving in different capacities as an advocate, researcher, and therapist for people who are often disadvantaged and marginalized. She received her Bachelor of Arts from George Mason University and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Illinois Institute of Technology. She completed her APA accredited internship at the VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare & Vanderbilt University Consortium where she worked primarily with veterans with chronic PTSD and comorbid chronic health conditions including coronary artery disease, diabetes, and HIV. She has conducted research on depression and exercise in people with coronary artery disease; traumatic stress and posttraumatic growth in people living with HIV; childhood sexual abuse and its long term impact on physical health and health related behaviors; gender based violence and sexual assault in military populations; and stigma and implicit bias in people who work in healthcare settings.
In clinical practice, she enjoys working with individuals who are working through challenges related to PTSD, traumatic stress, anxiety, depression, and substance misuse and dependence, adjustment to major life changes, and interpersonal dynamics. She has been trained in, and is comfortable using: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, biofeedback, cognitive behavioral therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Exposure Therapy, Prolonged Exposure Therapy, and Relaxation Techniques. She brings a humanistic and systems approach to therapy while using the appropriate cognitive behavioral techniques to meet the needs of her clients. She has experience conducting a broad range of evaluations including: patient eligibility for organ transplants, refugees seeking asylum, disability evaluations, cognitive and abilities assessments, and diagnostic evaluations.
Dr. Kyle Standiford, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in individual and family therapy with adolescents and young adults. He has experience helping individuals from varied cultural and socio-economic backgrounds struggling with anxiety, depression, self-esteem, trauma, sexual abuse and offenses, gang involvement, substance abuse, and social skills difficulties. He uses a variety of modalities, including CBT, REBT, motivational interviewing, and psychodynamic therapy, as well as conducting psychological testing and evaluations. Prior to becoming a psychologist, he worked as a mentor and youth and high school sports coach in VA, MD, and FL.
Dr. Allyson Wood, Psy.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Spelman College, and her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Wright State University’s School of Professional Psychology. She has worked as a correctional psychologist specializing in forensic psychology, and assessed male and female offenders with psychoticism, mood and anxiety disorders, substance use disorders, cognitive disorders, and trauma. She has conducted crisis interventions and suicide risk assessment and prevention. She has testified in numerous competency hearings in the Federal court system, and has been qualified as an expert witness. Dr. Wood provides therapy from an integrative perspective stemming from CBT, solution-focused, and motivational interviewing. She performs psychological assessment for children and adults, to include diagnostic clarification and cognitive evaluations.