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Mary A. Ellis, JD., Psy.D.

Dr. Mary Ellis is licensed as a clinical psychologist in The Commonwealth of Virginia. She is credentialed by The National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology. Clinical specialities include children and adolescents. Prior to becoming a psychologist, Dr. Ellis practiced intellectual property law.

Clinical experience: Dr. Ellis completed externship training at Children's National Medical Hospital, Hyperactivity Attention Learning Problems Clinic (HALP) where she administered psychological assessments directed toward differential diagnosis of AD/HD and developmental/learning disabilities, provided therapy and parent guidance. Dr. Ellis completed internship training and post-doctoral clinical work at The Women's Center where she provided assessment and therapy services  to children, adolescents, and adults. Following licensure, Dr. Ellis served as Clinical Group Supervisor for the Internship Program at The Women's Center.

Dr. Ellis has provided therapeutic services to various local communities including: Patrick Henry Shelter House (Falls Church, VA), The Barbara Jordan Public Charter School (DC), Leary School of Virginia (Alexandria), House of Ruth/Reunified Families (DC), GWU Center Clinic (DC), and Minnie Howard School (Alexandria. VA).

Professional memberships: American Psychological Association (APA), Virginia Psychological Association (VPA), Northern Virginia Society of Clinical Psychologists (NVSCP), Virginia Academy of Clinical Psychologists (NVACP), Society of Pediatric Psychology, and Maryland Psychological Association (MPA).

Education: Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from George Washington University (2009); Juris Doctorate Degree, cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center (1988) ; and Bachelor in Science Degree in Textile Engineering from Thomas Jefferson University (1983). 


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