Clinical Health Psychologist
Address: 1234 19th Street, NW #901 Washington, DC 20036
With over 20 years in academic medical centers and about 15 years in private practice, I enjoy teaching, research, & practice in health psychology.
Health psychologists help people improve how they manage health, illness, and well-being. I’m the behavioral consultant to the Sleep Disorders Center at Georgetown University Hospital, where I was also on the full time faculty of Behavioral Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry for about a decade.
Click on the title for the full list of conditions on which I focus.
My office is a block away from the Dupont Circle South Metro Station and a few blocks from Farragut West. Click the title for more information. The hours are:
Friday – 9:00 – noon
Saturday – 9:00 – 4:30
Monday – 9:00 – 4:30
Dr. Cary has over 20 years of clinical experience in academic health centers. In her DC private practice, she helps adults learn to better self-manage their anxiety or moods, stress-related conditions, or chronic medical illnesses. She’s an adjunct faculty member of USUHS, a member of the Georgetown University Sleep Disorder Center team, and she’s developing the Total Fitness project with George Mason faculty (initially presented at APA by invitation of the APA President).
From 2004 to 2010, Dr. Cary directed Clinical Skills – a unique 2-year long course for civilian and military graduate students at the National Simulation Center. This course was identified as meeting the gold standard for training treatment and supervision skills. The National Training Coordinator of Army Psychology Programs invited Dr. Cary to train Army Internship faculty in her training methods. And, she was invited to present the Clinical Skills course at the 2011 meeting of the Council of University Directors of Clinical Psychology.
For nearly a decade, Dr. Cary was at Georgetown University Medical Center, where she began as a postdoctoral fellow in Behavioral Medicine. As Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Internal Medicine, she directed the Biofeedback Lab …