Education & Certification

Licensed In
New York
Virginia
District of Columbia

Graduated From
Long Island University (2013)

National Register Member Since
2016

Desiree Castillo Pearson, PhD

I am a licensed psychologist, credentialed as a health service psychologist by the National Register of Health Service Psychologists, a nonprofit organization established in 1974. The National Register credential signifies adherence to the highest standards of professional practice. I provide psychological assessment and treatment along with other preventive and consultative services. For more information on my areas of expertise, ages served, and other practice details, please see below. For more information on the National Register, see www.NationalRegister.org. Thanks for visiting my FindaPsychologist.org profile page!

Learn more about me on my website: https://desireepearsonphd.com

Practice Characteristics

Areas of Expertise

  • Anxiety (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic, obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Depression and Other Mood Disorders (e.g., bipolar disorder, major depression, bereavement)
  • Stress (acute/chronic)
  • Pregnancy and Child-Rearing (e.g., postpartum depression, pregnancy, fertility, parent-child bonding)
  • Career and Life Adjustments (occupational/career counseling and assessment, academic problems, financial issues, relocation stress, stress associated with other life changes)
  • Couples Therapy (e.g., relationship communication difficulty, premarital consultation, divorce mediation)
  • Cultural Diversity Issues (e.g., workplace, academic or personal discrimination, cultural adaptation, stigma and racism)

Ages Served

  • Adults (18-64 yrs.)

Treatment Modalities

  • Psychodynamic Treatment

Credentials/Memberships

  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Virginia Academy of Clinical Psychologists (VACP)
  • National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

Insurance Plans

Does Not Accept Insurance

Contact Information

Primary Contact

1200 G St NW
Suite #800
Washington, DC 20005
P: 202-909-3660 (Office)