Education & Certification

Licensed In
District of Columbia

Graduated From
Texas Woman's U (1993)

National Register Member Since

Orna Goldwater, PhD

Practice areas include:

– Family Psychology

– Health Psychology

– Focus on life span development/ transitions: childhood and adolescence, transition to adult life, and old age and rehabilitation.

My professional experience is as follows:

– Licensed Psychologist—Private Practice, 1996-Present

– Licensed Psychologist, HSP & Geriatric Team Leader—Vericare Management & Deer Oaks, 2007-2010

– Licensed Specialist in School Psychology—Garland ISD, Special Education Department, 2001-2007

– Interim Director of Office of Employee Well Being, Psychologist, Training Specialist—Dallas Public Schools, 1988-1996

Learn more about me on my website:

Practice Characteristics

Areas of Expertise

  • Family Therapy (e.g., parent-child problems, divorce with kids, family illness)
  • Depression and Other Mood Disorders (e.g., bipolar disorder, major depression, bereavement)
  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Medical Diagnosis Adjustment (e.g., diabetes, cancer, hypertension, weight issues, other chronic illness)

Ages Served

  • Adults (18-64 yrs.)
  • Children (3-12 yrs.)
  • Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
  • Older adults (65 yrs. or older)

Languages Spoken Other Than English

  • Farsi
  • Hebrew

Treatment Modalities

  • Existential/Humanistic/Interpersonal


    • National Register of Health Service Psychologists
    • Licensed Psychologist
    • Member, Dallas Psychological Association

Fee Information/Office Policy

Professional profile available on CAQH.

Insurance Plans

  • Medicare
  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Aetna
  • Anthem BlueCross BlueShield

Contact Information

Primary Contact

3000 Connecticut Ave. NW
Suite 137B
Washington, DC 20008