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Psychology | James J. Gray Psychotherapy Training Clinic

Questions?

Interested in receiving treatment? Please call
Dr. GiShawn Mance, 202-885-1702

Contact current therapist:
202-885-1744, then press number for therapist’s voicemail

Our Approach

The exact methods used by your therapist in the James J. Gray Psychotherapy Training Clinic will depend on your symptoms, strengths, preferences, and goals for treatment. In general, though, our staff therapists practice Cognitive Behavior Therapy. This is an active approach in which your therapist will help you build new skills for coping with the difficult situations in your life and will ask you to practice these skills between treatment sessions. For more detail on Cognitive Behavior Therapy, please visit the link below, from the major professional organization in the field, the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies.

Problems Treated

Our clinic is not a specialty clinic, and we work with adults (individuals or couples) with a wide range of disorders or problem behaviors. Examples include:

Trichotillomania
Depression
Social Anxiety Disorder

Panic Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Specific Phobias
Bulimia
Binge Eating Disorder
Compulsive Hoarding
Trichotillomania
Alcohol Abuse
Cigarette smoking
Stress Management
Procrastination
Couples Distress


Children under age 18 are not treated in our clinic. Also, people who have been diagnosed with schizophrenia or with bipolar disorder we usually advise to seek treatment at other clinics that have medical staff in addition to psychotherapy services.

Asbury Building

Emergencies

Therapists in our clinic are not available on an emergency basis. If you are in crisis, please call:

1-888-793-4357 DC Crisis Helpline

1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433)
USA National Suicide Hotline

911 (for immediate escort to hospital)
 

Location & Directions

Please see Locations/Directions for details on public transportation, parking, and our building, which is fully accessible:

Asbury Building, Rm 143
American University
4400 Massachusetts Ave.
Washington, DC 20016