The Center for
Cognitive Therapy

Dr. Brooke Stroud

Brooke Stroud, Psy.D., received her Masters and Doctoral degrees in clinical psychology from The George Washington University, an American Psychological Association-accredited program. She completed her APA-accredited Pre-Doctoral Internship at the Child Guidance Center of Southern Connecticut, a community mental health clinic. Dr. Stroud received doctoral training in Child Development and Primary Care at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC.

Dr. Stroud has extensive experience with Play Therapy techniques for younger children. She has worked in public and private schools in the District, providing psychotherapy and psychological assessment to children and adolescents. She has lent direct support to families during the IEP/504 process to secure important services for their children.

Dr. Stroud provides therapy to individuals working through a variety of behavioral health concerns, including but not limited to anxiety, ADHD, OCD, depression, trauma, relationship difficulties, and psychosis. She uses an integrative treatment approach, combining cognitive behavioral and psychodynamic therapies. She emphasizes family involvement in treatment and uses mindfulness, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), CBT and dynamic techniques to achieve change.