Claudia Salazar, Psy.D
Owner and Therapist
If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am not for others, what am I? And if not now, when? Rabbi Hillel
I specialize is in providing in-depth, time-limited and short-time psychotherapy for a wide range of concerns such as anxiety, depression, and relationship difficulties. This format of psychotherapy allows you to work on some of the most pressing issues that you are currently facing, within the time constraints that are typical for busy professionals like you.
You will find that my style as a therapist is active and down to earth. One of the traits that my clients appreciate about me is that I have a compassionate approach to truth-telling. I work collaboratively with you to create a relationship that provides a sense of safety and connection so that deep curiosity and exploration can happen. Our work together will have an optimal level of challenge so that change can take place.
I have lived in the U.S. for 20 years. English is my second language and it shows :). I believe that a sense of humor helps a lot while doing the hard work of therapy. At times, I can get carried away with my passion for all things related to psychology. I believe that there is value in psychoeducation, in particular, if this is your first time in therapy.
I graduated with a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychologist from the George Washington University. My training in in-depth psychodynamic therapy and specialization in Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy ( a model that integrates neuroscience, attachment, mindfulness, and experiential techniques) will help you reach your goals in a timely manner so that you can move forward with the life you want to live.