Emily Dameron, M.A.



Emily Dameron, M.A. (Extern) is a doctoral student in clinical psychology at the Catholic University of America and holds a master’s degree in positive psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. Emily has experience providing individual, couples, and group therapy to adults across the lifespan in a variety of settings, including the Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center, George Mason University’s Center for Psychological Services, and the Catholic University of America’s Counseling Center. Emily takes an integrative, person-centered approach to therapy, striving to create a warm and thoughtful therapeutic space for her clients. She draws upon cognitive behavioral, insight-oriented, and mindfulness/acceptance-based approaches to help clients meet their needs and achieve their goals. Emily’s areas of clinical interest include relationship/interpersonal concerns, trauma, depression, anxiety, life transitions, spiritual and religious concerns, and working with couples. With her background in positive psychology, she works with clients to identify their values and strengths so that they may lead rich and meaningful lives. Before entering the field of clinical psychology, Emily worked as a journalist for a decade writing about psychological topics like meaning in life, resilience, post-traumatic growth, attachment, and relationships.


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1729 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009