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David Scharff, MD

 

Member profile details

Membership level
Fellow, Adult and Child & Adolescent Psychoanalysis
First name
David
Last name
Scharff
Credential
MD
About Me
Adult and child analyst working with individuals, couples and families in Chevy Chase MD
Director emeritus and Board Chair Emeritus, International Psychotherapy Institute (IPI)
Supervising analyst, International Institute for Psychoanalytic Training, www.theipi.org (2004-)
Chair, Committee on Couple and Family Psychoanalysis, IPA
Clinical professor of psychiatry, Georgetown University
Clinical professor of psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Author and editor of books on object relations theory and practice
Latest books: Psychoanalytic Marital Therapy, Psychoanalysis in China, The Interpersonal Unconscious, Marriage and Family in Modern China
 

My Practice Information

Work Address
6612 Kennedy Drive
Work City
Chevy Chase
Work State
MD
Work Zip
20815
Work Phone
301-951-3630
Accepting New Patients
Yes
Insurance Accepted
  • None
Payment Method(s)
  • Paypal
  • Wire
  • Check
  • Cash
 

Client Focus & Treatment Approach

Client Focus
  • Toddlers / Preschoolers (0 to 6)
  • Children (6 to 10)
  • Preteens / Tweens (11 to 13)
  • Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19)
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)
Modality
  • Child Analysis
  • Couples Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Individual Psychotherapy
  • Psychoanalysis
Treatment Orientation
  • Family / Marital
  • Play Therapy
  • Psychoanalytic
  • Psychodynamic
Treatment Specialties
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Personality Disorders
  • Mood Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Academic Underachievement
  • Adoption
  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality
  • Child or Adolescent
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Divorce
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Family Conflict
  • Gender Identity
  • GLBTQ
  • Grief
  • Infertility
  • Infidelity
  • Learning Disabilities
  • LGBTQ
  • Marital and Premarital
  • Narcissistic Personality
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiance
  • Parenting
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Self-Harming
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Addiction
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Teen Violence
  • Trauma and PTSD
  • Women's Issues
 

American Board of Psychoanalysis Certification

ABPsa Initial Certification Date - Adult Psychoanalysis
12/28/2015
ABPsa Initial Certification Date - Child & Adolescent Psychoanalysis
12/28/2015
 

Licenses, Other Certifications & Memberships

License Number and State
MD D18541 DC MD6787
APsaA Certification - Adult Psychoanalysis
01/01/1986
APsaA Certification - Child & Adolescent Psychoanalysis
11/27/2002

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        Phone: (303) 676-8008  |  Email:  info@abpsa.org

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