Education & Certification

Licensed In
Illinois
District of Columbia

Graduated From
Chicago School of Professional Psychology (1993)

National Register Member Since
2014

Layla Kassem, 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!

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Practice Characteristics

Areas of Expertise

  • PTSD/Traumatic Response (e.g., combat stress, loss, injury, sexual assault)
  • Career and Life Adjustments (occupational/career counseling and assessment, academic problems, financial issues, relocation stress, stress associated with other life changes)
  • Cultural Diversity Issues (e.g., workplace, academic or personal discrimination, cultural adaptation, stigma and racism)
  • Depression and Other Mood Disorders (e.g., bipolar disorder, major depression, bereavement)
  • Family Therapy (e.g., parent-child problems, divorce with kids, family illness)

Ages Served

  • Adults (18-64 yrs.)
  • Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
  • Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)

Languages Spoken Other Than English

  • Arabic
  • French

Treatment Modalities

  • Existential/Humanistic/Interpersonal

Insurance Plans

  • TRICARE
  • Cigna
  • Carefirst
  • Magellan
  • Johns Hopkins
  • BlueCross BlueShield

Contact Information

Primary Contact

5415 Connecticut Ave. NW
Suite T43
Washington, DC 20015
P: 202-248-0316 (Office)
F: 202-248-0316