Robert A. Lavine, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Works with: Children, Individuals
Specializes in: Anxiety & Panic, Depression, Social Skills Impairments, School related concerns, Parenting, Pediatrician referrals, ADHD, Cultural issues

Dr. Robert A. Lavine is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who works out of our Mclean and Reston offices. He received his Ph. D. from George Mason University after doctoral education at the University of Chicago. Dr. Lavine has experience helping working adults and children with anxiety and panic disorders, ADHD, depression, social skills, school-related concerns, and parenting strategies. He enjoys working with young adults who are learning to navigate the hurdles of social, work, and other life transitions. He also supervises providers who are going through residency.

Dr. Lavine has a great interest in assisting individuals navigate cross-cultural and intergenerational challenges. By using a structured but informal approach to Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Interpersonal Therapy, he aims to help his clients in a collaborative manner.

With a background at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences at The George Washington University as associate professor, Dr. Lavine writes the Neuro Behavioral Betterment blog in Psychology Today. His research with computer scientists assists in his ability to communicate with individuals from technological fields.

Dr. Lavine is married with two adult children, and enjoys listening to music, exploring the outdoors, and travel in his free time.

Clinical Approaches: CBT, Interpersonal Therapy
Degree: Ph.D., George Mason University

“Psychological problem-solving that helps somebody improve their quality of life is highly rewarding. Working together with clients in a way that respects their own goals is important to help them deal with challenging issues.” ~Robert A. Lavine, Ph.D.