Sidney W. Binks, III, PhD

Sid Binks & Associates offers both psychotherapy ( ) and psychological/neuropsychological assessment (forensic) ( ). Psychotherapy: I use insight-oriented and cognitive behavioral approaches in treatment - depending upon the issue being addressed. I work to create a positive therapeutic relationship - taking care to create an environment that feels safe for clients so that they may explore, learn and heal. I feel privileged and honored to be involved in this process and see myself as an agent of change. Secondary website: Psychological & Neuropsychological (forensic) Assessment: We are committed to a diverse assessment practice - customizing evaluations for a very wide range of issues/concerns: - Neuropsychological Testing/Assessment - Psychological Testing/Assessment - Psychoeducational Testing/Assessment - Learning Disabilities, ADHD - Forensic Psychological and Forensic Neuropsychological Testing/Assessment - Civil & Criminal Pre/Post-Trial Risk Evaluation - Competency - Criminal Responsibility - Post-Trial Aide in Sentencing Specialties: Gay/Lesbian Identity Issues Substance Addiction/Codependency Relationship Issues Depression Grief and Loss Anxiety Living with HIV Eating Disorders Living w/ Severe Mental Illness Living w/ Traumatic Brain Injury Developmental Disabilities Neuropsychological Issues Forensic Criminal/Civil Issues In addition to my private outpatient practice, I have worked in inpatient settings on at least a half-time basis continually since 1991. Inpatient experience of this magnitude affords me great opportunity to both stay on the cutting edge of mental health practice guidelines and the ability to treat a very wide diversity of mental health problems. My clients benefit tremendously from my continued inpatient experience. Professional Activities: - For the past decade, maintain a full-time private practice for specialties noted above - Provide Addictions Treatment at Salvation Army Harbor Light Center - Provide Forensic Neuropsychological Consultation to Clifton T. Perkins Hospital - Provide Neuropsychological and Forensic Neuropsychological Services to Neurology Services of DC's Department of Mental Health - Clinical Training Faculty Member at Howard University's Psychological Department - Provide Clinical Supervision to Clinical Psychology Graduate Students Throughout the Region


Practice Overview

  • Maryland-03064
  • District of Columbia-PSY1773
  • Virgin Islands-07-025-PSY
  • Depression and Other Mood Disorders
  • Forensic Psychology
  • General Psychological Testing
  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • LGBT Issues
  • Neuropsychology
  • Serious and Persistent Mental Illness
  • Substance Misuse
  • Intellectual and Developmental Disorders
  • Medicare
Upon request
  • Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
  • Adults (18-64 yrs.)
  • Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Disability Evaluation and Appeals
  • Existential/Humanistic/Interpersonal
  • Neuropsychological Testing
  • Psychodynamic Treatment

Professional Affiliations

  • American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) - Clinical Neuropsychology
  • National Register of Health Service Psychologists Member, American Psychological Association Member, National Academy of Neuropsych.
  • St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Washington, District of Columbia
  • George Washington University Hospital, Washington, District of Columbia
  • Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center, Jessup, Maryland

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