Education & Certification

Licensed In
Virginia

Graduated From
Nova Southeastern University (1983)

National Register Member Since
1985

Risa Sanders, 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: www.DrRisaSanders.com

Practice Characteristics

Areas of Expertise

  • Anxiety (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic, obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Career and Life Adjustments (occupational/career counseling and assessment, academic problems, financial issues, relocation stress, stress associated with other life changes)
  • Depression and Other Mood Disorders (e.g., bipolar disorder, major depression, bereavement)
  • Gender Issues (e.g., gender roles and equality, prejudice, male vulnerability and masculinity, feminist principles)
  • Medical Diagnosis Adjustment (e.g., diabetes, cancer, hypertension, weight issues, other chronic illness)

Ages Served

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

Treatment Modalities

  • Social Learning

Credentials/Memberships

    • National Register of Health Service Psychologists

Contact Information

Primary Contact

1313 Vincent Place
McLean, VA 22101
P: 703-919-1959 (Office)