Katie O’Meara, PsyD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and Director of The Center for Cognitive Therapy and Assessment in Falls Church and Alexandria, Virginia. She is also licensed to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia.
Dr. O’Meara received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the American School of Professional Psychology, located outside Arlington, Virginia. She completed her training at a range of sites: Pollak Mental Health Services at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, New Jersey; Clinical and Forensic Neuroscience, CPC Health/Chestnut Lodge Hospital in Rockville, Maryland; the Superior Court of the District of Columbia in Washington, DC, Georgetown Associates, and the Capital Institute for Cognitive Therapy.
Dr. O’Meara is trained in conducting comprehensive cognitive, psychological and neuropsychological testing, and she taught Child and Adolescent Psychopathology and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy at Argosy University.
Dr. O’Meara treats child and adolescent anxiety, depression, parenting difficulties, relationship problems, divorce and seperation, job loss, and grief. She specializes in treating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. She has received training in the parent-based treatment called Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions (SPACE) to treat and manage anxiety disorders in children among other trainings around transgendered youth, narcissisim, coparenting, Resist and Refuse and parental alienation, and couples therapy. She speaks at in the community about child and teen development and CBT for anxiety.
For families struggling with divorce, Dr. O’Meara offers advice, co-parenting coordination consultations, and the development of parenting plans.
The Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards has authorized Dr. O’Meara to practice telepsychology under the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact (PSYPACT). As a result, she can offer telepsychiatry services for patients in any state covered by the PSYPACT.