Katie O’Meara, PsyD, is a licensed clinical psychologist and director of The Center for Cognitive Therapy and Assessment in Falls Church, McLean, and Alexandria, Virginia. She is also licensed to practice in Maryland and the District of Columbia.
Dr. O’Meara specializes in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and other anxiety disorders, as well as mood and eating disorders, through cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT).
Dr. O’Meara received her doctorate in clinical psychology from the American School of Professional Psychology, located outside Arlington, Virginia, where she completed extensive clinical training.
She finished her training at a range of sites: Pollak Mental Health Services at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch, New Jersey; clinical and forensic neuroscience at CPC Health/Chestnut Lodge Hospital in Rockville, Maryland; and the Superior Court of the District of Columbia in Washington, DC.
Dr. O’Meara provides comprehensive cognitive, psychological and neuropsychological testing with children, and she taught child and adolescent psychopathology at Argosy University.
Dr. O’Meara also provides interventional techniques to treat child anxiety, parenting difficulties, relationship problems, divorce, job loss, and grief. 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.
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.