Therapy Offices: One block north of the Red Line Metro Station Friendship Heights 5530 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 1255 Chevy Chase, MD 20815(301) 951-3668
Administrative Offices: 1726 M Street, N.W. Suite 1100 Washington, DC 20036 firstname.lastname@example.org
We provide high quality psychotherapy to help you address your personal, emotional, psychological and behavioral problems. At the Cognitive Therapy Center, you'll receive the tools and learn the skills you need to become your own cognitive behavioral therapist.
About the Founder and his Practice: In the most recent survey by Washingtonian Magazine naming the best psychotherapists,sent to 1,500 therapists in the greater Washington, DC area, they asked the psychotherapist to name the therapist they would send a family member to that needed help, Dr. Dalton was selected by his peers for the category of best Cognitive-Behavioral Therapists in the greater Washington, DC metro area. Dr. Lawrence Dalton, a licensed psychologist, has provided Cognitive-Behavioral Psychotherapy to the Washington, DC area since 1986. Dr. Dalton is fully certified by and is one of the original Founding Fellows of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy (Dr. Aaron Beck's Cognitive Therapist accrediting organization). Dr. Dalton attended and received his Doctoral degree from George Washington University. The following year Dr. Dalton focused his training further as he completed his Post -Doctoral Fellowship training under the direct supervision of Dr. Aaron T. Beck, the founder of Cognitive Therapy, at the University of Pennsylvania'sDepartment of Psychiatry. After his training with Dr. Beck, he moved back to the Washington, DC area to open a Cognitive Therapy Center.
Cognitive Therapy Can Help You Change This practice is dedicated to offering high quality Cognitive Behavior Therapy to the Washington, DC metro area. When medications or traditional psychotherapy have not been effective or are not enough alone, Cognitive Therapy offers a valuable addition or alternative. Dr. Dalton finds Cognitive Therapy and
his personal years of experience are most effective in treating
problems such as those mentioned below:
Cognitive Therapy is an effective treatment for these Emotional, Psychological and Personal Problems: Over 400 research studies have shown Cognitive Behavior Therapy to be effective
with many psychological and emotional problems, below are listed just a
Panic Attacks Anxiety Attacks and Health Worries Generalized Anxiety and Free Floating Anxiety Depression, Mood Disorders, and Suicidal Thinking Social Anxiety, Shyness, Speaking Fears, Performance Anxiety Phobias, General and Specific Phobias Obsessive or Compulsive Thinking Anger Management Issues Generalized Negative and Pessimistic Thinking An Inability to Change and Reach Your Goals
Personality Style Modification and Effectiveness Cognitive therapy & training provides people the skills to be more functional at home, at work and with themselves. Changing a maladaptive personality style can help change a life:
Perfectionist Personality, High-Demand Expectation Person Workaholic Personality Anger-Aggression Personality or Passive Personality Avoidant Personality, Shy Personality Autonomous Personality, Entitlement Personality Hypochondriac Personality, Health Worrier Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Dependent Personality, Negative Personality
Life Stressor Management: Managing stressors related to work,
relationships, money, aging, legal problems, adult ADHD coaching,
disability management, traffic, death, etc. and using the CT methods to
replace maladaptive strategies for coping with life's problems with more functional and adaptive thinking and behavioral strategies.