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Andrews, Stuart, Ph.D.

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Offices

11870 Sunrise Valley Drive
Reston, VA 20191

Hours of Service

Daytime, Evenings

I specialize in Intensive Short-term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP), a model of therapy that has evolved from over 50 years of research. ISTDP has been shown to be effective for a broad variety of clinical issues, including depression, anxiety, personality disorders, and unexplained physical pain. I conducted research for 10 years on this model of therapy at the Psychotherapy Research Program at Harvard Medical School. I also teach and provide individual and small group supervision in this and other models of psychotherapy. My other primary area of focus is couple therapy, where I integrate techniques from ISTDP, Experiential Dynamic Therapy, and the Psychobiological Approach to Couples Therapy (PACT). I also very much enjoy working with adolescents and young adults.

General Information

Gender: Male

Years in Practice: 23

License No: 0810004019

Education: Antioch University/Fielding Graduate University

Degree: Ph.D.

Year Graduated: 1995

Additional Languages:

Specialties

Abuse and Trauma

  • Abuse and Trauma
  • Abused Children/Incest Victims
  • Abuse Perpetrators
  • Adults Abused as Children
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • PTSD

Anxiety Disorders

  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Generalized Anxiety/Worry
  • Panic and Agoraphobia
  • Social Anxiety
  • Specific Phobias
  • Stress Management
  • Addiction/Substance Abuse
  • Adult Children of Dysfunctional Families

Addiction/Substance Abuse

  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Drug Abuse
  • Eating Disorders

Couples/Relationship Issues

  • Couples/Relationship Issues
  • Interfaith Issues
  • Intercultural Issues
  • Marriage Issues
  • Premarital Issues
  • Sexual Dissatisfaction/Dysfunction

Depressive Disorders

  • Mood Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Bipolar
  • Death/Grief/Loss
  • Depression
  • Highway Rage
  • Unemployment

Developmental/Attentional and related Problems

  • Aging
  • ADHD
  • Autism/Asperger's Syndrome
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Learning Problems
  • School Adjustment
  • Social Skills
  • Mental Retardation

Family Issues

  • Family Issues/Conflict
  • Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA)
  • Blended Families
  • Child Custody Issues
  • Divorce/Separation

Medical/Health related

  • Chronic Illness/Pain
  • Medical Issues

OCD

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Obsessions/Compulsions

Other

  • Men's Issues
  • Personality Disorders
  • Psychosis/Shizophrenia
  • Sexual Identity Issues
  • Career/Work Related Issues
  • Women's Issues
  • Life Transitions
  • Early Childhood Seperation/Adjustment Issues
  • Motivational Issues
  • Multicultural Issues/Cultural Adjustment
  • School Phobia/School Refusal
  • Post Partum Depression
  • Test anxiety
  • Executive functioning problems
  • Pain Management

Sexuality Issues

  • Sexuality Issues

Services

Therapy

  • Individual
  • Family
  • Group
  • Parent Guidance
  • Couples/Marriage
  • Pain Management

Age Groups

  • Children (6-12 yrs)
  • Adolescents (13-17 yrs)
  • Adults (18-65 yrs)
  • Older Adults (65-on)

Approaches

  • Brief Therapy
  • EMDR

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