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Tammy Villines, PsyD Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Dr. Tammy Villines is an experienced licensed clinical psychologist who has been working with children, adolescents, young adults, adults, families, and couples in varying capacities for years. She received her doctorate degree in psychology (PsyD) in 2004 from the American School of Professional Psychology in Washington, D.C and completed pre- and postdoctoral training in community mental health centers and neuropsychological practices in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

Dr. Villines has considerable experience conducting comprehensive neuropsychological assessments in private practice, legal, and residential treatment settings. She is highly skilled at evaluating individuals with complex medical, developmental, social-emotional, attentional, learning, and genetic related disorders. Client advocacy in legal, medical, and private and public-school settings has also been an integral part of her work that has proved critical for optimizing treatment recommendations for clients post assessment.

Dr. Villines also specializes in providing individual, couples, and family therapy, utilizing evidence-based and integrative treatment modalities. She is skilled in providing cognitive-behavioral, emotion-focused, exposure response-prevention (ERP), humanistic, family systems, and psychodynamic therapies. She determines and discusses the best intervention modality for individual clients after gaining information about their symptom presentation, concerns, and preferred approach to treatment. In addition to traditional therapy, Dr. Villines also provides executive functioning coaching, consultation, and supervision.

Dr. Villines is a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC) and Parental Alienation Study Group (PASG), providing consultation, therapy, and assessment to court-involved individuals and families. Within that framework, Dr. Villines works collaboratively with attorneys, parenting-coordinators, social services, guardian ad litems, and other involved providers. She provides expert testimony, consultation, and other relevant services for individuals and families going through the litigation process.
Dr. Villines has actively supervised doctoral interns in an American Psychological Association (APA) approved internship program for over a decade, specializing in instruction in neuropsychological and forensic assessment, educational and legal advocacy, multidisciplinary treatment collaboration, and individual and family therapy treatment approaches. Dr. Villines feels honored sharing in supervisee and client journeys.

Dr. Villines’ spends her free time with her husband, two children, and pets. She enjoys hiking, paddle boarding, kayaking, riding horses, and cooking. As she promotes in her practice, she values having balance in her life that includes time for family and self, professional growth, recreation, exercise, and healthful eating.


Organizations

American Psychological Association (APA)

Virginia Academy of Clinical Psychologists (VACP)

Parental Alienation Study Group (PASG)




Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC)

National Register of Health Service Psychologists

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