Alexis Herman, Psy.D.

Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Therapist  & Psychodynamic Psychotherapy located in Falls Church and Alexandria, VA

Dr. Herman

Alexis Herman, Psy.D.

Alexis Herman, PsyD, is a licensed clinical psychologist at The Center for Cognitive Therapy and Assessment in Falls Church and Alexandria, Virginia. Dr. Herman’s specialties include providing psychotherapy to adults, children, and families and performing psychological and educational assessments for individuals of all ages.

Dr. Herman earned her clinical psychology doctorate from George Washington University in Washington, DC. She then completed her predoctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship at the Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut. This community mental health agency provides services for children and adolescents experiencing psychological difficulties.

Dr. Herman has extensive experience working with diverse populations, including the LGBTQ+ community. She treats mood and anxiety symptoms, behavioral difficulties, trauma, identity formation, interpersonal difficulties, relationship concerns, life transitions, and family conflicts through evidence-based approaches, such as cognitive behavioral therapy.

Collaboration is an essential component of Dr. Herman’s approach to care. She believes that open communication fosters lasting, meaningful treatment for her clients. She strives to help her patients better understand and ultimately change unhelpful thought patterns and behaviors that interfere with their ability to lead authentic lives.

She has recently received her Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions (SPACE) certification.

The Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards has authorized Dr. Herman to practice telepsychology under the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact (PSYPACT). She is certified to provide telepsychology services to clients in any state that recognizes the PSYPACT.


The Center for Cognitive Therapy and Assessment
Falls Church: 
✆ Phone (appointments): 703-618-0900
✆ Phone (general inquiries): 703-618-0900
Address: 300 North Washington St., Suite 102, Falls Church, VA 22046

Old Town Alexandria: 
✆ Phone (appointments): 703-618-0900
✆ Phone (general inquiries): 703-618-0900
Address: 1414 Prince St, Suite 312, Alexandria, VA 22314