Emily Danon, PsyD, is a licensed clinical psychologist at The Center for Cognitive Therapy and Assessment in Falls Church and Alexandria, Virginia. Dr. Danon works with individuals of all ages who are struggling with various concerns, including mood disorders, depression, generalized anxiety, social anxiety, specific phobias, trauma, ADHD, and impulse control issues.
Dr. Danon earned her clinical psychology doctorate at prestigious George Washington University in Washington, DC. She later completed her psychology internship at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York. In addition, Dr. Danon trained in positive psychology in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Since completing her psychology training, Dr. Danon has published psychology research and worked in outpatient community clinics, therapeutic day schools, and public schools in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and Massachusetts. Her work involved providing psychotherapy and psychological assessment services to children, adolescents, and adults.
Dr. Danon implements a therapeutic, collaborative approach, one that emphasizes the importance of coupling symptom reduction with greater self-awareness. Her integrative approach to care allows her clients to build helpful coping skills, self-sufficiency, and strategies to combat negative thought patterns and unhelpful behaviors.
Recently, Dr. Danon has completed her Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions (SPACE) training, a structured therapy approach that helps parents better understand and treat their children’s anxiety.
Dr. Danon has also earned her Child and Adolescent Trauma training certification and received a scholar award from the American Psychological Association.