Our Services

Therapeutic Services

Therapy can be constructive and enjoyable journey to address and resolve a large number of specific concerns, issues, and symptoms. Therapy can be an effective method of self-growth by assisting you overcome barriers and increasing positive feelings. We offer a variety of therapeutic services to help you and your family resolve problematic behaviors, beliefs, and feelings.

  • Individual Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Couples Therapy
  • Anger Management
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Behavioral Management
Group Therapy

Therapy groups are usually organized around a particular issue and average 6 to 8 participants in a group. In a group setting, participants are able to provide support and feedback to one another in a safe environment. It provides the opportunity to have confidential discussion of personal issues with feedback from a therapist and other group members. It’s also effective for clients who are working on their relationship skills and helps clients relate to others who share similar life experiences. We offer a range of therapy groups that focus on specific emotional and/or behavioral needs of children, adolescents, and adults.

We offer the following groups to adults

  • Anger Management – Helpful for individuals struggling with managing negative emotions and who act out in angry outbursts. Focuses on decreasing aggressive behaviors, de-escalating emotional outbursts, and improving relationships. This group is also offered to children and adolescents.
  • Trauma-Focused CBT Group – Utilizes a variety of empirically supported treatment models to address significant emotional problems including PTSD, fear, anxiety, and/or depression related to traumatic life events.
  • Process/Support Group – In a safe environment, allows individuals to openly discuss troubling issues, such as grief and loss and adjustment to life changes. Receive support and constructive feedback from group members.
  • Support for Parents of Special Needs Children – Provide support and guidance to parents and family members of children with special needs to discuss the daily stresses and share common issues.
Forensic Services

Forensic psychology refers to ways in which psychology may be used to assist the legal system.  Forensic psychological services typically include, but are not limited to, conducting evaluations or providing specialized treatment for individuals for their attorney or for the Court, consulting with attorneys or other professionals, and/or providing expert testimony.

Professional Psychological Services has licensed psychologists who are trained and skilled in providing forensic services across Virginia, Washington D.C., and Maryland.

We offer the following evaluation services

  • Psychosexual Evaluations for juveniles and adults
  • Violent Risk Assessments
  • Competency to Stand Trial Evaluations
  • Criminal Responsibility/Criminal Insanity Evaluations
  • Pre-Sentencing Assessments
  • Fitness for Duty Evaluations
  • Parent-Child Interaction Evaluations
  • Custody Case Evaluations
  • Forensic Evaluations
  • Mental Health Evaluations

We offer the following treatment and therapy services

  • Treatment for Sexually Abusive Youth
  • Treatment for Adult Sex Offenders
  • Treatment for Sexual Additions
  • Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Domestic Violence Treatment
  • Court-Ordered Anger Management Treatment
  • Parenting Classes
  • Custody and Visitation Issues
  • Child Neglect and Abuse
  • Other services for juvenile and domestic family court matters
  • Individual, Couples, and Family Counseling to address maladaptive behaviors
Assessment Services

Psychological testing is the foundation of how psychologists better understand a person and their behavior. It is a process of problem solving to try and determine the core components of a person’s psychological or mental health problems, personality, IQ, or some other component(s). It is also a process that helps identifies not just weaknesses of a person, but also their strengths.

We offer the following assessments

  • Comprehensive Psychological Evaluations for children, adolescents, and adults
  • Psycho-Educational testing for ADHD, autistic spectrum disorders, learning disorders, and gifted/talented children
  • Developmental Evaluations

Reasons for Psychoeducational Testing

  • Lack of progress in school
  • Lagging behind peers in reading, math, or writing
  • Trouble finishing tasks in a timely manner
  • Problems with procrastination
  • Restlessness or distractibility
  • Difficulty paying attention and following instructions
  • Problems with handwriting and fine motor development
  • Behavior problems
  • Excessive worry
  • Persistent sadness or irritability

Reasons for Psychological Testing

  • Concerns with mood and/or behavior
  • Obtain information about a one’s personality style
  • Difficulty remembering or solving problems
  • Identifying strengths and weaknesses
  • Obtain a diagnosis and treatment recommendations for inappropriate expressions of mood and behavior
Other Services

Professional Psychological Services is happy to provide other services to suite your needs. We are experienced in providing consultation services and training in various areas of mental health, including anger management, sex offender treatment and more. The following services are available:

  • Professional Consultation
  • Professional Training
Professional Psychological Services would like to thank our military personnel, families, and veterans for their service to our country and we are proud to offer a discounted fee for our services.
Any Questions?

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